National dresses presented in Goychay [PHOTO]
By Laman Ismayilova
A sprinkling of pomegranate seeds can add sweet-tart flavor into all sorts of fall and holiday dishes.
If you need any proof of the universal love of pomegranates, just have a look at Pomegranate Festival in Azerbaijan.
The 12th Pomegranate Festival was held in Goychay on November 3-4. Marvelous concert programs with the participation of famous singers, exhibition, dance performances mesmerized festival's guests.
Gorgeous national dresses presented by the head of National Center of Costumes Gulnara Khalilova and young models made the two-days festival even more splendid.
The runway show was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism,Goychay Executive Power and "AzNar" company, Trend Life reported.
The fashion collection was presented by models from "Venera" Modeling Agency, headed by Syama Hasanova.
Stunning dresses brilliantly reflected the national culture and embraces Azerbaijani women's beauty. All with the interest looked at the original design by Gulnara Khalilova.
A festive evening full of music and lots of fun will stay long in the memory.
The history of Azerbaijan is inseparably connected with cultivating pomegranates, extending deep into the centuries. Pomegranate is the national symbol of Azerbaijan, that’s why a special holiday is held every autumn devoted to this king of fruits.
Pomegranate holiday is traditionally held every year in Goychay region since 2006. All 55 species of Azerbaijani pomegranate found grow in Goychay.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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