A nation is known, recognized and distinguished among the world nations by certain characteristic features. The highest and the greatest of these features is culture.

HEYDAR ALIYEV
1753

Minister of Culture, Abulfas Garayev met with Secretary General of Europe Nostra

On July 4 the chairman of the session of World Heritage Committee, Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev met with Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Secretary General of Europe Nostra, the Organization for safeguarding of Europe’s cultural and natural heritage.

Abulfaz Garayev thanked the guest for participation in UNESCO's remarkable event and spoke about the cultural richness of our country.

S.Q. Mihailović thanked for the warm welcome and spoke about the activities of the organization. He stated that the organization created by the European Union in 2002 studies cultural heritage. The General Secretariat's awarding ceremony is held annually. Next award will be held in Paris in October of this year. The guest invited Azerbaijan to participate in this ceremony. She said that Azerbaijan deserves the highest awards in this field for its rich cultural heritage. The Minister thanked the guest for the proposal and noted that the Ministry of Culture had been implementing innovative programs on the cultural heritage of Azerbaijan. Abulfas Garayev briefed on the Twinning project implemented jointly with the European Union. Cultural heritage activities and projects implemented to involve young people for safeguarding cultural heritage were noted.

Later, the guest shared views on the "Baku Process" on intercultural dialogue. He emphasized the importance and international recognition of this platform.

Issues of cooperation with the organization, the study of cultural heritage and Azerbaijan's experience in this area were discussed during the meeting.

NEWS

27.07.2020 16:49
Film admission to Short Film Festival starts
16.06.2020 11:14
Great prizes are waiting for the winners of III ANIMAFILM festival!
05.06.2020 10:52
Movie by Azerbaijani director to be featured at 2020 Semaine de la Critique in Cannes
15.05.2020 17:07
Azerbaijan to hold online presentations on International Museum Day
02.04.2020 12:06
Rare samples from our collections - Ceramics, Glass, Paper and Wood
18.03.2020 10:27
Khan Shushinski – Epitome of traditional Azerbaijani art of mugham
12.03.2020 09:03
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visits Carpet Museum
20.02.2020 16:32
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Italian President Sergio Mattarella held expanded meeting
18.02.2020 17:18
Azercell supports development of Azerbaijan film industry
24.01.2020 11:21
Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
17.01.2020 10:18
Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert of Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and pianist Lucas Debargue
02.01.2020 12:16
Country's most visited museum named
10.12.2019 11:05
Baku hosts "Journey to the Carpetland" Festival
13.11.2019 09:03
Baku to host the conference Museums, Textile Collections and Perspectives of Mutual Cooperation