Heydar Aliyev Foundation to arrange "Azerbaijani Village" in Paris
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 19
The "Azerbaijani Village" will be organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris.
It will host various exhibitions on the history, culture and tourism of Azerbaijan from September 19-28, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation told Trend.
Exhibitions "Cultural values of Azerbaijan - pearls of the Caucasus", "Nizami Ganjavi" and "France through the eyes of Azerbaijani artists" will showcase items related to the ancient and rich history, culture of Azerbaijani including brass-ware, shebeke, Azerbaijani national costumes, national musical instruments and carpets.
The exhibitions will feature materials associated with the creative activity of Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi, coins, jewelry, reproductions of paintings by Azerbaijani medieval artists, chinaware, carpets, porcelain miniatures, carpets and batik reflecting the poems of "Hamsa".
Kiosks promoting national cuisine, sweets, drinks, folk art, etc will be set up in the village as well.
A presentation highlighting preparation for the first European Games to be held in Baku in 2015 will be held at the event through a tourism exhibition "Travel to Azerbaijan".
Publications of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation highlighting different areas will also be presented at the Azerbaijani Village.
At the fair, which will run for ten days, State Dance Ensemble, "Natig" rhythm group, State Ensemble of Folk Musical Instruments, Ensemble of Ancient Musical Instruments and other musical groups will welcome residents and tourists with a variety of concert programs including Azerbaijani classical music, jazz and mugham.