Azerbaijan Festival Cannes

Azerbaijan Cultural Festival in Cannes

With its ancient and historic cultural heritage, Azerbaijan is called “the Pearl of Caucasus”. From July 4 to 20, Cannes showcases cultural richness of this gifted country through many cultural events to succeed on the Croisette, at the Palais des Festivals and the Villa Domergue.

Events will include a concert of classical music, an open air dance show, an exhibition of traditional and contemporary art, a film, the exhibition of Mugham, a treasure ranking in the Intangible Heritage of UNESCO, and jazz.
Many prestigious artists will present their art to the Cannes audience, such as pianists Murad Adigezalzade, Isfar Sarabski and Shahin Novresli, violinist Elvin Ganiyev and Alikhan Samadov or the Symphony Orchestra of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan National Dance Company.
The discovery of a people and its artists, a country with a rich and bubbling culture is organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation, created to celebrate the memory of Heydar Aliyev, the builder of the independent state of Azerbaijan, has for primary objective the protection of Azerbaijani cultural and spiritual values, and its promotion worldwide. Since its inception, the Foundation is chaired by Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Program:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

02.00 pm – On the Croisette, in front of the Majestic Hotel.
Opening of the exhibition “Maiden Towers” and “Gazelles” – Iconic Azerbaijani modern art exhibitions.
In the presence of Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady of Azerbaijan, Leyla Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Bernard Brochand, Mayor of Cannes.
Exhibition on free access from July 4 to July 20.

07:45 pm
Opening of the exhibition “The cultural values of the pearl Caucasus: Azerbaijan” and “Emotions” traditional and modern Azerbaijani art exhibition.
In the presence of Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady, Azerbaijani official delegation and Bernard Brochand, Mayor of Cannes
Palais des Festivals. On invitation.

10.00 pm
Azerbaijan fireworks in opening of the Cannes Art Fireworks Festival
Croisette. Free access.

Friday, July 5, 2013

10.00 am
Opening to the public of the exhibition “The cultural values of pearl Caucasus: Azerbaijan” and “Emotions” Azerbaijani modern art exhibition.
Palais des Festivals. Free access from 10h00 to 18h30 from July 5 to July 20.

08.15 pm
Opening of the pictures exhibition “Azerbaijan” – Private jazz concert with soloists Isfar Sarabski and Shahin Novrasli.
Villa Domergue. On invitation.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

08:30 pm
Concert by the Symphony Orchestra of Azerbaijan.
In the presence of Mehriban Aliyeva, First Lady, Azerbaijani official delegation and Bernard Brochand, Mayor of Cannes.
Palais des Festivals. On invitation.

10:00 pm
Traditional buffet and live jazz concert.
Palais des Festivals. On invitation.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

07:10 p.m.
Screening of the Azerbaijani musical film “Arshin Mal Alan”
Palais des Festivals. Free access.

09:00 pm
Show “Natig Ritm Group”, accompanied by the National Dance Company of Azerbaijan
Forecourt of the Palais des Festivals. Free access.

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