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           October 18, Azerbaijan marks its Day of State Independence. Since October 18, 2006, the date has remained a calendar holiday, but it is no longer a day-off =/   On October 18, 1991, the Azerbaijani parliament adopted the Constitutional Act on the restoration of state independence for Azerbaijan. This document declared Read the rest of this entry »

World Youth Festival “Discover Azerbaijan”. October 15-20, 2011. Ganja, Azerbaijan.

          Azerbaijan will welcome 100 young people from all over the world to celebrate 20 Years of Azerbaijan Independence. You will have the chance to discover Azerbaijan – crossroad country of European and Asian cultures, to learn more about Azerbaijani culture, traditions, history, and of course about Ganja city.

         Let’s come together in Ganja to write a new story with young people of the world.

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For more info pls follow the link http://worldyouthfestival.az/

     Carpet making is a very old and highly developed craft. Archaeological finds bear evidence that it was already in existence back in the 9th century B.C. Written sources of later periods, for instance, writings by antique Greek, Roman and Arab authors (Herodotus, Xenophon, Al-Mugaddasi), also indicate that carpet making is indeed a very old craft. In Azerbaijan, it has developed over centuries to reach the summit of perfection. Azerbaijan craftsmen have produced magnificent specimens – from simple pileless carpets to the exquisite khalcha variety.  Read the rest of this entry »