The 6th Baku International Book Fair will be held on September 27-29, 2019. The organizer of the event is the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
During the fair the participants will be able to demonstrate or sell their publications, they also will have an opportunity to negotiate and sign contracts with the national and foreign publishing houses, authors.
The fair stands (up to 6 sq.m.) and equipment will be free of charge for the participants.
The Organizing Committee will provide assistance for participants concerning the organizational issues, but all expenses (travel, accommodation, meal etc.) will be paid by the participants.
Preliminary information about participation should be confirmed at least till August 19, 2019 and application-contract form should be sent till August 31, 2019 to the Organizing Committee (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
The application-contract (PDF format) can be downloaded from here.
First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attends the opening ceremonyThe 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has got underway in Baku. First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony of the event. First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva addressed the opening ceremony. Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay, chairperson of the UNESCO Executive Board Byong-hyun Lee and Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev made speeches. Participants in the session include more than 2500 delegates from 180 countries, including ministers, executives, representatives and ambassadors of international organizations in Azerbaijan, and members of the Azerbaijani government. The Baku session will see the presentation of 36 out of 42 nominations for World Heritage List. Azerbaijan became a member of UNESCO in 1992. The country signed a memorandum of cooperation with UNESCO in 1996. The Walled City of Baku, Shirvanshah’s Palace and Maiden Tower, and Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape are featured as UNESCO World Heritage sites. ..