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Azerbaijani artist to present her works in Paris

An artist from Azerbaijan, Nigar Narimanbekova, will take part in an international exhibition in the largest exhibition hall of the Russian Spiritual and Cultural Center at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Paris. According to the artist, the …

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Baku joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

On the occasion of World Cities’ Day, celebrated on 31 October, UNESCO is designating 66 urban settlements that are to join the Organization’s Network of Creative Cities. Baku is on the list in the Design category, according …

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50,000 trees to be planted in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi

As part of Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to plant 650,000 trees in the country in one day in order to mark the 650th birthday anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker …

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Sergei Bezrukov to perform in Makhachkala

On December 17, People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Bezrukov will present one-man production "And Life, and Theater, and Cinema" in Makhachkala, the press service of the head and government  administration of Dagestan on …

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La Scala celebrities to perform in Heydar Aliyev Center

In Baku, on November 23, the leading singers of the famous Milanese La Scala theater will perform in the Heydar Aliyev Center,  the press-service of the center reports. Giovanni Guagliardo, Massimiliano Pisapia and Marina Nachkebia …

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UNESCO names Tbilisi World Book Capital for 2021

Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay has named Tbilisi the World Book Capital for the year of 2021, per the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, which met in Switzerland in June 2019. …

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Niavaran Palace photos to be exhibited in Tbilisi

The Tbilisi History Museum in the Georgian capital will host an exhibition of photos of Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Historical Complex. The exhibition entitled 'Niavaran Palace Complex' displays photos from Iranian …

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Peace to Caucasus festival held in Maykop

A large gala concert dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Peace to the Caucasus international festival is held in the capital of Adygea, Maykop. The participants from Russia, Turkey, Syria, Abkhazia, South Ossetia take part in the event, …

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Tbilisi street to be named after Gia Kancheli

The members of the sakrebulo (city council) of Tbilisi came up with the initiative to name one of the streets of the Georgian capital after the outstanding Georgian composer, Gia Kancheli, the sakrebulo name and symbol commission reports. …

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Composer Gia Kancheli passes away

Well-known Georgian composer Gia Kancheli passed away at the age of 84 in Tbilisi, his family members confirmed to the Georgian media. Kancheli was born on August 10, 1935 in Tbilisi. He graduated from the Tbilisi …

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