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Nasimi’s ghazals sound in Vienna

Nasimi

Marvelous concert timed to the 650th anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and philosopher Imadeddin Nasimi has been held in Austria. The show featured fantastic singers who coupled with a fascinating stage set brought the listeners into the magical world of music. The concert took place at Azerbaijani Cultural Center …

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Lerik’s unique Museum of Longevity

Lerik

There is a museum in Lerik region on Azerbaijan’s southern border, a museum dedicated to centenarians, the only one of its kind. Azerbaijan enjoys natural and mysterious abundance. Every nook, every region and the splendidly rich flora and fauna intrigue all who pass through. Talysh Mountains with their unique trees, …

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Birthday of national dancer to be marked in Baku

Roza Jalilova

The 90th anniversary of the Azerbaijani artist, dancer and choreographer Roza Jalilova will be solemnly marked in Baku. The event will take place in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall on May 17, Trend Life reported. For more than 30 years, Roza Jalilova was representing Azerbaijan at many international festivals held in Canada, …

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Baku sightseeing

Baku

By the 11th and 12th centuries, Baku had become a large commercial seaport on the Caspian Sea. For safety reasons, the Shirvanshah dynasty initiated a large-scale building project to strengthen the city’s fortification works. A fortress, protected with three rows of walls, was built around Baku, and also a deep …

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Book about Gara Garayev published in Germany

Gara Garayev

There are many notable Azerbaijani composers who played a major role in shaping our world through their contributions to music. With nearly 110 musical pieces, Gara Garayev was undoubtedly one of the most highly regarded national composers. His originality and his ability to unveil the meaning and emotions through music has left …

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Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring

Yanar Bulag

The coastal Astara region of Azerbaijan is lushly forested and is known especially for its citrus fruits. Rising rapidly behind this narrow fringe, the first phalanx of wooded hills are vaguely evocative of South-East Asia with big slightly sparse tree cover on thin, red soil. Behind are folds of forested …

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Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev’s book “The Gregorian Church as a tool of espionage against the Safavid State” published in English

The Gregorian Church as a tool of espionage against the Safavid State

The English version of “The Gregorian Church as a tool of espionage against the Safavid state (17th-early 18th centuries)” book by head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev has been published at the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC). The book is the logical continuation of the academician Ramiz …

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