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5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue wraps up in Baku

5th World Forum

The 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue under the motto “Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict” has ended in Baku. Addressing the closing ceremony, Executive Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University, UK, Professor Michael Hardy thanked the Government of …

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National folk ensemble wins festival cup in Russia


The Azerbaijani folk ensemble Alov has successfully represented the country at a festival in Russia. The ensemble participated at the 17th International Youth Festival of Musical Creativity “Earth is Our Common Home”, held in Yekaterinburg, Trend Life reported. National artists captivated the hears of the viewers with marvelous performance. The ensemble …

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Indonesian media highlights Azerbaijan`s religious tourism

Indonesia and Azerbaijan

The Indonesian Antara News Agency, Republika newspaper, Merahputih news portal have published articles about Azerbaijan`s religious tourism. The articles highlight the country`s geographical location, history, culture and religion. The articles stress that the first Democratic Republic in the East was established in Azerbaijan in 1918. The articles feature information about …

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Ali and Nino” screened in Turkey

Ali and Nino

“Ali and Nino”, filmed with the support of the Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva, has been screened in Turkey. Many officials, including ambassadors, science and culture figures, etc. participated in the event co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Turkey and SOCAR, Azertag reported. …

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History of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Carpet Museum

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum presents different schools and techniques from around the entire country, as well as covering various historical states and the development of carpet weaving. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Among the exhibits are a spectacular Tabriz rug, called Ovchulug, and a …

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Booktrailer Festival: Jury members evaluate submitted works

Booktrailer Festival

The jury of the 6th Booktrailer Festival has evaluated the works submitted. “At the moment, the Organizing Committee summarizes the results, after which the winners will be determined. The jury members voted not jointly but separately, that is, no one knew the colleagues’ ratings. All this ensures the objectivity of the results. We …

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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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Niyazi – founder of Azerbaijan conductor school


Niyazi was one of the greatest conductors of Azerbaijani classical music. He was the son of Zulfugar Hajibayli (Uzeyir Hajibayli’s brother, also a famous composer). Having conducted in the symphonic orchestras in Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Bucharest, New York, Paris, Istanbul, London, Tehran, Beijing, etc., Niyazi made Azerbaijani classical music world-famous. …

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Book on Azerbaijani carpets published in Spanish language

Book on Azerbaijani carpets

Azerbaijan International Development Agency and Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Argentina have published a book on Azerbaijani carpets in Spanish language. Authored by renowned professor, Doctor of Arts Roya Tagiyeva, the book is called “Azerbaijani carpets at the crossroads of civilizations”. The book marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the …

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Mugham Center hosts poetry evening

Mugham Center

A poetry evening dedicated to the world-famous poet, President of the Senate of the University of Delaware (USA) was held in Baku. The event was co-organized by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture in cooperation with the International Mugham Center, Trend Life reported. The evening was held with the assistance of the State …

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