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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

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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Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists opens in Paris

Culture

An exhibition of Azerbaijani artists has opened in famous “Le Village Suisse” Antique and Art Gallery in Paris. Co-organized by the French-Azerbaijani Dialogue Association (ADFA) and the Asmar Art Association, the exhibition displays works by artists Sahib Asadli living in France and Ali Seyran living in Belgium. The exhibition will …

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Goyazan Mountain

Goyazan Mountain

Goyazan mountain is in the northwestern Qazakh district of Azerbaijan. It is located in the vicinity of the villages Abbasbayli and Alpout, and rises 857.9 metres above sea level. Goyazan stands alone against a flat background of rolling fields and plains giving it a prominent appearance in the landscape. The …

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Welcome to Lankaran!

Welcome to Lankaran!

Lankaran is located in the south-eastern part of Azerbaijan on the shores of the Caspian Sea. This is one of the brightest and most beautiful cities in the republic. Original architecture and magnificent natural landscapes are the hallmarks of this city. The wonderful climate, the sea and the presence of …

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Azerbaijan to join International Bakshy Festival

International Bakshy Festival

Azerbaijan will take part in International Bakshy Festival in Uzbekistan. The festival will be held in the city of Termez on April 5-10, Azertag reported. Bakshy musicians, ashiqs, singers and ensembles, folklorists from Uzbekistan and 86 countries will take part in the event. Azerbaijan will be represented at the festival …

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