Azerbaijan to expand cultural cooperation with Belarus

Azerbaijan intends to expand cooperation with Belarus in cultural sphere.

BELTA reports that the statement came from Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Sevda Mammadaliyeva.

These issues will be discussed today at the meeting between Sevda Mammadaliueva and first deputy of the Belarus Minister of Culture Vladimir Karachevskiy.

According to Mammadaliyeva, Azerbaijan is interested in creation joint films and expanding cooperation in the sphere of theater and music art.

"Our countries should not stop on what they have reached. If such a wonderful play, as Arshin mal alan by Uzeyir Hajibeyli, was staged by the Belarus state academic musical center in cooperation with the head director of the Azerbaijan State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet Hafiz Guliyev, it is necessary to take this experience into account since cultural contacts between nations are mutually enriching", Mammadaliyeva said.

She said Belarus is taking an active part in the cultural life of Azerbaijan. Thus, the fourth International festival named after Mstislav Rostropovich to involve Belarus singers will be held in Baku in early December. Belarus and Azerbaijan implement one more project in cooperation with Lithuania.

It is connected with involving invalid children with Down's syndrome to art and offered by the European Union. The young participants of the project from three countries will visit the culture museums at home and reflect impressions in their paintings. The project envisions exchange of exhibition of children's work between the member-states.


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