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Muslim Magomayev was born 75 years ago

The outstanding Azerbaijani and Russian opera and pop singer, composer, People's Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 75th birthday today. He achieved iconic status in Russia …

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Alim Qasimov marks his 60th birthday

Today Azerbaijani musician and one of the foremost mugham singers Alim Qasimov is marking his 60th birthday. Qasimov was born on August 14, 1957 in Shamakhi. He graduated from Asaf Zeynally Music College in 1982 …

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Queen Ketevan's remains to be exhibited in Georgia

Sacred remains of a medieval Georgian regent tortured in Persia for her faith will be returned to the country for exhibitions and pilgrimage after successful conclusion of talks between cultural agencies of Georgia and India this …

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 Azerbaijani Culture Days to be held in Minsk

Azerbaijani Culture Days will be held in Minsk, Belarus, on August 12, according to Minsk City Executive Committee. The event will be organized by the Congress of Azerbaijani Communities in Belarus in partnership with Minsk City …

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Iran to return 7-century-old bell to Turkey

Iran will return a 7-century-old church bell to Turkey, Turkish media reported. The vice-chair of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Mirhadi Kareseyyed-Romiani said that Iran will …

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Russia revives children's cinema

There's going to be a sequel to legendary Soviet musical comedy "Mary Poppins, Goodbye". Modern young viewers will once again meet main nanny of the country, Natalia Andreichenko. Overall, the movie will be full of …

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Azerbaijan is pearl of Caspian

Azerbaijan is known as the pearl of the Caspian in Indonesia, the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Azerbaijan Dr. Husnan Bey Fananie said at a press conference. "We love Azerbaijan very much, but it is of …

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Azerbaijani play to be shown in Bulgaria's Varna

Azerbaijan State Drama Theater will participate in the International Theatre Festival of Chamber and Mono Performances in Bulgaria's Varna. The festival will bring together theatre groups from Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Georgia, …

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Railway museum opens in Derbent

Museum of railway history was opened in Derbent yesterday. New museum exposition has about 200 exhibits, related to the history of railways in the south of Russia. …

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