Photo exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets opens in Brazil

Tue 28 Jan 2020 07:08 GMT | 11:08 Local Time

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An exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets has been launched at the Peña Cultural Center in the city of São Paolo.

The event is co-organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Brazil, the country’s Ministry of Culture and the City Hall of Sao Paulo, AZERTAC reported. 

Representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in São Paulo, art experts from local universities, employees of city hall as well as local residents participated in the opening ceremony.

The two-day photo exhibition will feature photographs of Azerbaijani carpet weaving and various samples of the country’s traditional carpets.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Brazil Elkhan Polukhov, representative of the Office of International Relations of São Paulo City Hall Camila Assis and director of the Peña Cultural Center Valquiria Gama Nascimento addressed the event.

The event participants were presented with books, booklets, magazines and other publications highlighting the 20 January events and the Khojaly genocide.

Elkhan Polukhov highlighted the January 20 and Khojaly tragedies.

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