September 22, 2017

“Maiden Tower” 8th International Art Festival is launched in Icherisheher

“Maiden Tower” 8th International Art Festival was launched, September 22, by the “Icherisheher” State History and Architecture Reserve Department, supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, with organizational support from IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Association, and “Maiden Tower” Art Gallery.


Young artists Bahruz Kangarli, Javid Ilham, Orkhan Garayev, Rashad Noori and Vusala Agharzayeva will decorate scale models of the Maiden Tower in various styles. At the same time, young artists will help inhabitants of the Republican Child-youth Development Centre, Children Home No.3 of the Khatai district, Children Home No.1 of the Nizami district and Children Home No.2 of the Surakhany district, as well as children with restricted health conditions of the Rehabilitation Centre for People with Down Syndrome, who are participating in the festival, to decorate models of the Maiden Tower.


10 scale models of the Maiden Tower that will become unique artworks at the end of the festival, which will continue until September 24, will be displayed in various places of the city.


Having been held since 2010 and realized now for the eighth time, the festival has been organized this year too, as a tradition, on the square before the Maiden Tower, in Icherisheher.