11 June 2021 18:00 (UTC+04:00)
By Laman Ismayilova
Another plein air has been held as part of the 4th Republican Kids Art Festival "My Azerbaijan".
Co-organized by the State Art Gallery and the Khatai Arts Center, the project is timed to the Year of Nizami Ganjavi in Azerbaijan.
The plein air was held near Khatai Arts Center and gathered ten young artists who distinguished themselves at the art contest inspired by spring time.The young talents created fascinating art works with musical accompaniment.
People's Artist of Azerbaijan Arif Huseynov, director of the Khatai Arts Center Zahid Avazov, employee of the Azerbaijan State Art Gallery Elchin Huseynli, artist Abdul Sharif emphasized the importance of such events in shaping the creativity of a new generation. They stressed that the art festival aims at promoting young talents and enhancing patriotic spirit among the youth.
The festival is supported by the Culture Ministry, Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting CJSC, Khatai Executive, Azerbaijan Union of Artists as well as the Association of Artists of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.
The festival also featured plein air for 16-21 years old artists. The winners of the plein air Eshgin Guliyev, Ayten Mammadova and Nazrin Ibrahimzadeh were awarded with diplomas and gifts.
Furthermore, a series of plein airs were held for 11-16 years old and up to 11 years old young artists.
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