culture in Caucasus

Uzeyir Hajibeyli's memorial day

November 23 marks the anniversary of the death of founder of Azerbaijani classical music Uzeyir Hajibeyli. He was a composer, scientist, writer, social activist and the creator of the first opera in the Islamic world, Leyli and Majnun …

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Turkvision to be held in Azerbaijan’s Shusha

Turkvision Song Contest is planned to be held in Azerbaijan’s Shusha city in 2021, according to TMB TV channel (Turk Muzik Birligi - Turkic Music Association). Turkvision song contest, which is held by Turkey after refusing to …

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Derbent Museum-Reserve changes its name

The Derbent Museum-Reserve changed its name, the corresponding resolution was adopted by the government of Dagestan. The press service of the museum informed that the decision to change the name was caused by the archaeological …

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Azerbaijan celebrates National Flag Day

Today, on November 9, Azerbaijani citizens are celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the Azerbaijan National Flag. The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic (ADR), which existed until 1920, adopted the Azerbaijani tricolor as the national flag …

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Armenia withdraws from Junior Eurovision 2020

Armenia’s national broadcaster, AMPTV, has announced that Armenia is withdrawing from this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), according to the statement posted today on the contest's website. "The …

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Rami Meir: "Baku is happy city in my life"

Israeli artist Rami Meir's personal exhibition "The History of One People - for the Whole World" opened at the State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow. Within its framework, paintings and wooden sculptures dedicated to the …

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