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Cultural figures celebrate National Music Day

National Music Day

Azerbaijan National Conservatory has hosted a concert timed to the National Music Day. Many public and cultural figures attended the event, including the Deputy Culture Minister, People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Murad Huseynov, Azernews reports. In his speech, the minister emphasized that National Music Day is celebrated annually in the country at a …

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Carpet Museum celebrates National Music Day


National Music Day has been celebrated at the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. Themed “Music Motifs in the Carpets”, the exhibition includes 11 portraits, carpets, and tapestries from the museum’s collection inspired by the art of music, Azernews reports. The magnificent carpets dedicated to such famous composers as Uzeyir Hajibayli, Gara Garayev and Dmitri …

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Azerbaijan represented at children’s book forum in Russia

Azerbaijan has been represented at the International Forum of Children’s and Youth Books “In the Language of Children’s Literature: Cooperation between the CIS countries and Georgia in the field of children’s literature and reading”. The delegation included Secretary of the Azerbaijan Writers’ Union Selim Babullaoghlu, head of the Culture Ministry`s …

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Egyptian master to teach art of carpet weaving in Azerbaijan


The Egyptian-Azerbaijani Friendship Society, operating in Cairo, Egypt, has launched a new project within the framework of the Year of Heydar Aliyev – teaching the art of carpet weaving, Azernews reports. Chairman of the Egypt-Azerbaijan Friendship Society, research scientist Seymur Nasirov said that 52 students from different countries will learn the secrets …

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Cultural & public figures pay tribute to Muslim Magomayev


Cultural and public figures have paid tribute to Azerbaijani prominent singer Muslim Magomayev. Speaking at the event, Deputy Culture Minister, People’s Artist Murad Huseynov emphasized Muslim Magomayev’s contribution to the music, Azernews reports. He underlined that the legendary singer and composer glorified the motherland in his songs and promoted Azerbaijani music worldwide. …

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TURKSOY hosts essay competition among young talents


International Organization of Turkish Culture (TURKSOY) has hosted an essay competition on the theme “TURKSOY is the golden bridge of the Turkish world”. The competition was organized to mark the 30th anniversary of the organization with the aim to preserve and develop the unity of the culture and traditions of …

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Azerbaijani artists stun Italian art lovers


Azerbaijani artists have participated in the international symposium of artists in Venice. The international symposium was co-organized by Togrul Narimanbayov’s Association in France and ART Studio Loreta Larkina in Palazzo Priuli Bon in Venice as part of the Art Without Borders project, Azernews reports. Founded in 2017, the association aims to strengthen …

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Gabala Int’l Music Festival stands out for its variety

Gabala Int'l Music Festival

This year’s program of the Gabala International Music Festival has earned its rightful place in the world music treasury, stands out for its variety. Within the framework of the festival, chamber music and a concert program of the Clarte Clarinet Quartet was presented to music lovers at the Heydar Aliyev …

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Shusha’s investment opportunities presented to entrepreneurs


The Small and Medium Business Development Agency under the Ministry of Economy organized a visit of entrepreneurs to Shusha, and the city’s investment opportunities were presented to them, Azernews reports, citing SMBDA. More than 40 businessmen operating in various sectors of the economy took part in the visit. At the meeting of …

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