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Baku displays Belgian comics art samples


An exhibition dedicated to Belgian comics art has opened at the National Art Museum, Azernews reports. The project was co-organized by the National Art Museum and the Embassy of Belgium in Azerbaijan to mark the 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries. Speaking at the event, the Belgian …

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German scientist presents book about Shusha city


Associate Professor at Germany’s Giesen University, turkologist Michael Reinhard Hess has presented his book dedicated to Shusha city, Azernews reports, citing Azertac. The presentation of “Shusha’s heritage. History and development of Azerbaijan’s culture capital ” took place in Vienna, Austria. Head of the Azerbaijan Cultural Center in Vienna Leyla Gasimova, who …

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Works of Azerbaijani sculptors on display in Moscow


The Russian State Museum of Oriental Arts has showcased works by Azerbaijani sculptors, restored with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azernews reports, citing Azertac. The sculptures were shown as part of the exhibition “Remembering Socialist Realism. Azerbaijan. Easel Sculpture of the 1940s-1950s” organized with the support of the Heydar …

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8th Baku International Book Fair opens in Baku


Organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, the 8th Baku International Book Fair has today successfully opened at the Baku Expo Center. More than 60 foreign organizations from more than 10 countries, 118 local publishing and printing houses, as well as bookstores and cultural centres are taking part in the fair, …

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Greek portal highlights Azerbaijan’s rich musical heritage

Greek portal

Greek karfitsa.gr news portal has posted an article highlighting Azerbaijan’s rich musical heritage. Written by Chairman of the “GALA” Greek-Azerbaijani Friendship Society Rashid Mammadov, the article provided an insight into the ancient and rich history of Azerbaijani music. The article also highlighted genius Azerbaijani composer, pioneer of the modern Azerbaijani …

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Shusha Chess-2022 impresses with its scale


World-famous chess players have gathered in Azerbaijan’s historical city to take part in Shusha Chess – 2022, Azernews reports. The international chess tournament was co-organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Azerbaijan Chess Federation (ACF) as well as the Shusha City State Reserve to celebrate the 190th …

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