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4th SOCAR Forum kicks off in Baku


Dedicated to the 96th anniversary of national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, the 4th SOCAR International Caspian and Central Asia Downstream Forum: Trading, Logistics, Refining, Petrochemicals has got underway in Baku. Addressing the event, Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Mukhtar Babayev, First …

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Baku sightseeing


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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“Love and Death” ballet to be staged in Baku


“Love and Death” ballet by Polad Bulbuloglu, an Azerbaijani people’s artist and the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia, will be presented in Baku. The ballet will be staged at Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre on March 23, Day.Az reported. For the first time the ballet “Love and Death” was …

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Baku celebrates Slavic folk festival


Maslenitsa folk festival has been celebrated in Baku. A series of events were held in Azerbaijan’s capital city as part of the festival. Archbishop of Baku and Azerbaijan Eparchy Alexander attended the exhibition entitled ” Moscow – Baku. Female look” as part of the celebration, Trend Life reported. The exhibition tells about women who have …

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Baku to host International Short Film Festival

International Short Film Festival

French Institute in Azerbaijan will present a selection of short films in Baku on March 13-19. Film screenings followed by discussion will take place at the Institute’s library. The event will be held as part of the International Short Film Festival, organized by the National Center for Cinema and Animation …

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