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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 presents Nizami’s rare manuscripts

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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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Azerbaijani carpets kindle Romanians’ interest

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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

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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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YARAT holds group exhibition METACODE

YARAT

YARAT Contemporary Art Space has presented a group exhibition METACODE at the Museum of Azerbaijani Painting of the XX-XXI centuries, Azernews reports, citing Trend Life. The art project covers artworks by Azerbaijani artists of different generations including Rasim Babayev, Rashad Babayev, Huseyn Jalilov, Teymur Daimi, Irina Eldarova, Leyli Alakbarova, Anvar Asgarov, …

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UNESCO conventions’ role highlighted at conference in Baku

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An international conference on “UNESCO conventions’ role in preserving cultural values and aspects of improving their application” has started in Baku, Azernews reports. The conference was co-organized by Azerbaijan National Commission for UNESCO, ICOMOS Azerbaijan National Committee, ICOM Azerbaijan National Committee, and ADA University. ADA University’s Vice-rector, the Institute of …

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YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents exhibition project “METACODE”

YARAT

YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents the exhibition project “METACODE” at the Museum of Azerbaijani Painting of the XX-XXI centuries, covering the works of Azerbaijani artists of different generations – Rasim Babayev, Rashad Babayev, Huseyn Jalilov, Teymur Daimi, Irina Eldarova, Leyli Alakbarova, Anvar Asgarov, Huseyn Hagverdiyev, Orkhan Huseynov, Farhad Khalilov, Zaur …

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Azerbaijani music astonishes Italian audience

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Russian pianist Olga Domnina has performed a gala concert dedicated to Azerbaijan’s eminent composer, founder of the symphonic mugham genre Fikrat Amirov, Azernews reports. The concert took place in the Massimo Troisi Theater at the initiative of Amici della Musica Music Association Azerbaijani music astonished the Italian audience who excitedly …

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