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YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents “Pink-Black” exhibition


YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents the “Pink-Black” exhibition at the Museum of Azerbaijani Painting of the 20-21st centuries. The exposition displayed artworks of painting, graphics, and sculpture by prominent artists such as Agha Mehdiyev, Altay Hajiyev, Bayim Hajiyeva, Huseyn Hagverdiyev, Fazil Najafov, Farhad Khalilov, Elmira Huseynova, Alakbar Rzaguliyev, Ali Verdiyev, …

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National Carpet Museum to host int’l scientific conference

National Carpet Museum

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum will host an international scientific conference “Intercultural Dialogue and Ethnic Identity” on May 5-6. The conference is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev, Azernews reports. The event is co-organized by the Azerbaijan Culture Ministry, the National Carpet Museum with the support of the …

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Days of Shusha sparkle public interest in Tashkent


Days of Shusha have been successfully held in Uzbekistan in connection with the declaration of Shusha as the 2023 Cultural Capital of the Turkic World. The anticipated event was held under the auspices of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and on the basis of a joint project with …

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YARAT Contemporary Art School students present final graduation exhibition


YARAT Contemporary Art Space has presented final graduation exhibition by students of YARAT Contemporary Art School. Within the framework of a year-long intensive education program under the authorship of Honored Artist Sabina Shikhlinskaya, YARAT Contemporary Art School has successfully provided theoretical and practical education aimed at educating multidisciplinary artists, art …

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Azerbaijan celebrates Wind Tuesday (Yel Charshanba)

Wind Tuesday

Azerbaijan is celebrating Wind Tuesday, before Novruz spring holiday. The legend has it that different winds sleep underground: Khazri (cold northern wind), Gilavar (southern wind), Agh Yel (White Wind) and Gara Yel (Black Wind), both hot, dry summer winds. At the same time, the Yel baba (Father of Wind) ceremony …

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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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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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