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Eurovision officially cancelled due to coronavirus

Eurovision

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands has been cancelled because of the uncertainties created by the coronavirus pandemic, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says. The event was scheduled to take place in Rotterdam on May 12-16. The Swiss-based EBU, which organizes the large annual television event, said it …

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Azerbaijan`s tourism potential promoted in Belarus

AzerbaijançBelarus

Azerbaijan’s tourism products were presented to 25 Belarussian travel companies at the “Travel Connections Minsk” event in Minsk. During the meetings in B2B format, the tourism potential of Azerbaijan, including newly tourism routes, was widely promoted. The meetings focused on the direct flights between Minsk and Baku and the introduction …

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Movie by Azerbaijani director featured in Brussels

Azerbaijan and Brussels

“When the Persimmons Grew” movie by Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov was screened in Brussels as part of the Bridges International Film Festival. The Azerbaijani-Austrian production “When the Persimmons Grew”, which won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Documentary Film, is a meditative, poetic documentary and an intimate portrait of the …

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Baku to host “Baku-Moscow: dialogue of cultures” conference

Baku-Moscow

A conference titled “Baku-Moscow: dialogue of cultures” will be held in Baku with the support of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture, the Government of Moscow and TASS News Agency. The event will bring together the two countries` government officials, ministers, well-known businessmen, workers of culture, education and science and media representatives. …

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“Iravan Khanate” book published in the German language

“Iravan Khanate”

The presentation of the book “Iravan Khanate: Russian invasion and resettlement of Armenians to the territory of Northern Azerbaijan” published in the German language was held at the expanded Scientific Council of the Institute of History of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), APA reports. Delivering a speech at the event …

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Italian tourism portal highlights Azerbaijan’s mud volcanoes

Italia and azerbaijan

Italy`s tourism portal “video.corriere.it” has published an article highlighting the mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan. The article also features a video presentation. The article says that the mud volcanoes, located in Gobustan State Historical-Artistic Reserve, attract thousands of tourists, adding that the Reserve was included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage …

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Sattar Bahlulzade’s exhibition opens in Vienna

Sattar Bahlulzade

With his stunning art pieces, Sattar Bahlulzade is regarded as a founder of contemporary Azerbaijani landscape painting. The artist skillfully expressed his feelings through art. Works of eminent artist have been displayed at Azerbaijan Cultural Center in Vienna, Austria, Azertag reported. The exhibition is timed to the artist’s 110th anniversary. At the opening …

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