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.


The First Cultural Forum of the Turkic World continues

The First Cultural Forum of the Turkic World, organized by the Ministry of Culture to commemorate the 100th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, is ongoing in Shusha city.

A noteworthy event within the forum was the panel session titled "Best Practices in Preserving and Restoring Cultural and Historical Heritage," conducted on October 14.

Before the session commenced, Sabina Hajiyeva, Head of the Department of Architectural Constructions and Monuments Restoration, delivered a speech shedding light on Azerbaijan's and Shusha's rich cultural heritage.

Dr. Fuad Mammadov, a professor with a Ph.D. in historical sciences and a culture expert, inaugurated the session by introducing the panel members to the attendees. Krim Altinbekov, the founder of the Scientific Restoration Laboratory in Kazakhstan and an accomplished restoration scientist and academician, provided insights into his ongoing activities.

Aidai Sulaimanova, a scientific researcher at the Institute of History, Archeology, and Ethnology named after B. Chamgerchinov of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, discussed the significance of the Saymalitash rock carvings, emphasizing their importance in both Turkic and universal history.

Zeynep Gul Unal, Head of the Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Museums at the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, addressed the audience with a presentation titled "Rapidly Developing Disasters and Crises." She highlighted the unifying power of cultural heritage during times of crisis.

Mavlyuda Yusupova, an expert from the Culture Department and Head of the Architecture Department at the Institute of Descriptive Art of the Uzbekistan National Academy of Sciences, presented a report on Uzbekistan's architectural monuments.

The panel session continued with other presentations on a variety of topics.


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Exhibition Motherland of Mine is held at the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum
23.01.2024 08:46
Meeting Held to Discuss the Activities of Theater, Performance, and Concert Institutions
22.01.2024 08:45
Ministry of Culture Establishes Expert Council to Evaluate Annual Repertoires and State-Ordered Performances in Theater and Performance Institutions
09.01.2024 15:13
The Appeals Commission Holds the First Meeting Regarding the Results of the ARKA Film Project Competition
09.01.2024 11:30
Meeting of Appeals Commission Reaches Conclusion
08.01.2024 18:32
Honored artist Aygun Baylar sent off on her last journey
25.12.2023 17:53
The Results of the Publication Procurement Competition determined
22.12.2023 11:48
OIC Delegation Visits the Ministry of Culture
22.12.2023 11:30
"e-Culture" Digital Development Strategy (2024-2026) of the Ministry of Culture Gets the Green Light
20.12.2023 13:08
A Comprehensive Overview of the First Cultural Heritage Forum in Azerbaijan
19.12.2023 18:04
The Cultural Heritage Forum ended
19.12.2023 14:46
The 5th panel is devoted to the topic "Protection of the historical, cultural, and natural heritage of Azerbaijan in the post-conflict period"
19.12.2023 14:41
The next panel of the forum: Research and protection of the immovable historical and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan
19.12.2023 09:48
A discussion was held on "Movable cultural heritage in Azerbaijan. Museum work and modern challenges" at the forum
18.12.2023 17:14
A discussion was held on "Protection of intangible cultural heritage and modern challenges"
18.12.2023 15:29
"Fine art and contemporary challenges" - the first panel discussion of the Cultural Heritage Forum
18.12.2023 14:22
The Cultural Heritage Forum is being held for the first time in our country
06.12.2023 14:43
Four  more elements related to the intangible cultural heritage of Azerbaijan included in the UNESCO list
06.12.2023 13:24
An individual exhibition called "Dialogue with Time" will be opened
05.12.2023 09:43
The Days of Kazakh Culture ended with an exhibition and a gala-concert
04.12.2023 12:55
   Minister of Culture met his Kazakhstani counterpart
04.12.2023 10:23
The Humor Festival of the Turkic World was held
01.12.2023 14:15
Summary of the Culture and Creative Industries Forum
30.11.2023 18:01
"Perspectives of Cooperation in the Field of Humor of the Turkiс World" - round table within the framework of "Creative Week"
30.11.2023 16:17
An event dedicated to the music industry of Azerbaijan was held as part of the “Creative Week”
30.11.2023 14:27
The Cultural and Creative Industries Forum concluded
01.11.2023 16:34
Several days left the biggest book fair in the region