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Shah Ismail Khatai’s poems published in Baku

Shah Ismail Khatai

Shah Ismail Khatai’s “Dehname” and “Nasiyatname” poems have been published in Baku. The books were published by “Hədəf Nəşrləri” publishing house on the initiative of the relevant commission under the Azerbaijan Writers’ Union, Day.Az reported. The author of the project is chairman of the commission, writer, associate professor Shamil Sadig. Shah Ismail …

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Azerbaijan, ICESCO mull partnership in science and technology

Azerbaijan, ICESCO

The Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) and the Azerbaijan National Commission for Education, Science, and Culture have discussed prospects of cooperation in science and technology. The meeting was attended by Secretary-General of the Azerbaijani National Commission for Education, Science, and Culture Vasif Eyvazzade, a member of the Comission Leyla Taghizade, head of the …

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Shusha Musical Theater’s actors awarded

Shusha Musical Theater

Members of the Shusha State Musical Theater have been awarded with honorable certificates. The theater workers, including Honored Artists Nazir Rustamov, Teymur Mammadov, actresses Bahar Gamzayeva, Pustakhanim Zeynalova, chief artist Valeh Mammadov were among the recipients, Trend Life reported. Presenting certificates of honor to the actors, the chairman of Azerbaijan Theater Workers Union, People’s Artist Azer …

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Khari Bulbul Music Festival to be held this year

Khari Bulbul Music Festival

Work is underway to hold Khari Bulbul Festival in Shusha city, known as cradle of Azerbaijani culture. The city was liberated from Armenian occupation on November 8, 2020. “We plan to have this festival in Shusha this year,” said the Culture Minister Anar Karimov. Khari Bulbul Music Festival was held every …

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Azerbaijani intellectuals appeal to UNESCO director-general


A group of Azerbaijani intellectuals have made an appeal to Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay. The document expressed serious concern about the threat of complete disappearance of the centuries-old cultural heritage of the Azerbaijani people on the territory of Armenia as a result of its policy. “Due to Armenia’s ethnic …

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Summit of Turkic Council to be held via videoconference

Summit of Turkic Council

The summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States (Turkic Council), scheduled for March 31, 2021 in Kazakhstan’s Turkestan city, will be held via videoconference, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. “Due to the pandemic situation, the Kazakh side made a decision to hold an unofficial …

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Cultural figures, diplomatic missions view art works inspired by Novruz


Cultural figures and representatives of diplomatic missions have viewed art works inspired by Novruz holiday at National Art Museum. Metal products, exquisite examples of artistic embroidery, carpets and national clothes, paintings by Azerbaijani artists grabbed the attention of art lovers. The exposition includes works by prominent Azerbaijani artists – Sattar Bahlulzade, Maral Rahmanzade, …

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