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Azerbaijani books in focus at Cairo Int’l Book Fair

Cairo Int'l Book Fair

An Azerbaijani book stand has sparked great public interest at the 54th Cairo International Book Fair in Egypt, Azernews reports. The national pavilion featured books and magazines promoting Azerbaijan’s rich culture, history, geography, and literature. As Azertag reports, the book by Cairo University Professor Seymur Nasirov, entitled “Role of Azerbaijani scientists in …

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National Library commemorates memory of Black January victims

Black January

The Azerbaijani National Library has hosted a memorable event dedicated to the Black January tragedy of 1990, Azernews reports. At the event, the memory of martyrs, who died for Azerbaijan’s independence, was commemorated with a minute of silence. The National Library director, Professor Karim Tahirov emphasized that hundreds of innocent …

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National library presents Nizami’s rare manuscripts


The Azerbaijani National Library has presented digital copies of Nizami’s manuscripts, Azernews reports. The National Library has obtained digital copies of a total of 156 rare manuscripts as part of the project “Return of national and spiritual values to Motherland”. Nizami’s “Poetry collection” (Tehran, 1295) is of special attention as …

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Azerbaijani conductor to address Opera Europe forum

Opera Europe forum

Azerbaijani conductor, Honored Artist Ayyub Guliyev will take part in the Opera Europe Forum, Azernews reports. Opera Europa is an international service organization for professional opera companies and opera festivals in Europe. With roots going back to 1995, Opera Europa gained its present format and name in 2002, on the …

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Heavy snowfall creates winter wonderland in Shusha


Heavy snowfall creates a winter wonderland in Shusha city, Azernews reports. The cultural capital reigns truly majestic in the wintertime. The city has some breathtaking views during the snowy season. The height of the snow cover that fell on the night of January 8 reached 14-15 centimeters. Snowfall has not …

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Azerbaijani carpets kindle Romanians’ interest


The Romanian Contemporary Art Museum has demonstrated Azerbaijani carpets in Sibiu city, Azernews reports. The exhibition “Azerbaijani Carpets: Learning Through Art” marks the National Carpet Museum’s 55th anniversary and thirty years of Azerbaijani-Romanian diplomatic ties. The Carpet Museum presented 15 flat-woven and pile carpets dating back to the late 19th …

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Mugham Center to hold concert devoted to tar player

Mugham Center

The International Mugham Center will hold a concert dedicated to tar player, People’s Artist Ahmad Bakixanov on December 17, Azernews reports. People’s Artist Ramiz Guliyev, Honored Artist Sevinj Sariyeva will perform at the concert timed to Ahmad Bakikhanov’s 130th anniversary. The concert is organized within the Mugham evenings project. Mugham …

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Carpet Museum presents celebrity virtual tour


The National Carpet Museum has presented a virtual tour throughout its extensive collection, Azernews reports. Famous TV presenters Dilara Salim, Emil Shahzada, Leyla Guliyeva, Konul Arifgizi, Deniz Tajaddin, Fariz Ilyasov, Tural Asadov, Shabnam Turan, and Honored Artists Nargiz Karimova and Oleg Amirbayov took part in the project timed to the …

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