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On September 26, the Uzeir Hajibeyli 10th International Music Festival, held with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Culture Ministry, came to the end. Science, art and culture figures attended the closing ceremony held at the Heydar Aliyev Centre. The Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeir Hajibeyli...

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On September 26, opening of the Saint Sebastian catacombs, restored by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place in Rome. First Vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi welcomed First Vice-president Mehriban Aliyeva. Then, opening...

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The 9th Maiden Tower International Art Festival is held in Baku. At the Festival, which will run until September 29, 17 artists are going to decorate models of the Maiden Tower by scenes made on the basis of great Azerbaijani poet Nasimi’s works. Each accomplished statue would demonstrate a special drawing style, and each artist’s decoration. Thereafter, these author’s...

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On September 18, opening of the 10th Uzeir Hajibeyli International Music Festival took place, with organizational support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Culture Ministry. Opening of the Festival was dedicated to People’s Artist of the USSR, renowned composer Arif Malikov’s 85th anniversary. Culture Minister Abulfas Garayev addressed...

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Inauguration of the restored fountain complex “Swans”, one of the historical symbols of the Baku Boulevard, took place, August 28. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended the inauguration of the complex. The fountain “Swans” in the Baku Boulevard was built in 1960s...