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Karabakh horse through eyes of artist

Karabakh horse

The beauty and grace of the Karabakh horse have been glorified worldwide. This magnificent horse breed is considered one of the rare horse breeds in the world and the oldest in Asia and the Caucasus. Karabakh horse has inspired Latvian artist and photographer Dace Strausa to create a series of paintings dedicated …

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Baku Jazz Festival 2021 kicks off in Baku

Baku Jazz Festival 2021

Baku’s most anticipated jazz festival is back with an incredibly rich program. The music festival has a lineup of some of the internationally acclaimed musicians from Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Turkey, Russia, Israel and Luxembourg. Fetiblue Band, Dock in Absolute, Rain Sultanov, Sinem Islamoglu, Isfar Sarabski Trio, Nijat Aslanov Group, delighted jazz lovers on September 10-12. Moreover, “I am Jazzman” gala concert was …

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Baku to host International Jazz Festival

International Jazz Festival

The 16th International Baku Jazz Festival will be held on September 10-18 with the support of the Ministry of Culture. The Festival is dedicated to the memory of the heroic martyrs of Azerbaijan, as well as the spirit of jazz music that does not bend under the weight of difficult …

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Nizami Ganjavi’s poems through eyes of artists


The Mirza Fatali Akhundov House-Museum has displayed miniatures and paintings inspired by Nizami Ganjavi’s legacy. The art works were presented by talented artists from Azerbaijan and Georgia. The exhibition timed to the poet’s 880th anniversary was attended by the Azerbaijan Culture Minister Anar Karimov, cultural and public figures as well as representatives of culture and …

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International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation to publish “Heydar Aliyev and the Common Turkic Cultural Heritage” book

Heydar Aliyev

At the initiative and with the support of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, the book “Heydar Aliyev and the Common Turkic Cultural Heritage” dedicated to the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev will be published in Turkey. The book contains information about the invaluable contribution of the outstanding …

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Shah Ismail Khatai’s poems published in Baku

Shah Ismail Khatai

Shah Ismail Khatai’s “Dehname” and “Nasiyatname” poems have been published in Baku. The books were published by “Hədəf Nəşrləri” publishing house on the initiative of the relevant commission under the Azerbaijan Writers’ Union, Day.Az reported. The author of the project is chairman of the commission, writer, associate professor Shamil Sadig. Shah Ismail …

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Khari Bulbul Music Festival to be held this year

Khari Bulbul Music Festival

Work is underway to hold Khari Bulbul Festival in Shusha city, known as cradle of Azerbaijani culture. The city was liberated from Armenian occupation on November 8, 2020. “We plan to have this festival in Shusha this year,” said the Culture Minister Anar Karimov. Khari Bulbul Music Festival was held every …

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Cultural figures, diplomatic missions view art works inspired by Novruz


Cultural figures and representatives of diplomatic missions have viewed art works inspired by Novruz holiday at National Art Museum. Metal products, exquisite examples of artistic embroidery, carpets and national clothes, paintings by Azerbaijani artists grabbed the attention of art lovers. The exposition includes works by prominent Azerbaijani artists – Sattar Bahlulzade, Maral Rahmanzade, …

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