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Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS]

11 October 2023 17:43 (UTC+04:00)
Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS]
Laman Ismayilova
Laman Ismayilova
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An international conference "Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World" has kicked off in Baku.

The event is jointly organized by the Culture Ministry, the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) and the National Carpet Museum on the sidelines of the 2nd Meeting of Museums of the Turkic World, Azernews reports.

In her speech, Deputy Culture Minister Saadat Yusifova stressed the importance of the conference in terms of preserving the cultural heritage of the Turkic World.

General Coordinator of the TURKSOY Union of Museums Javid Movsumlu said that holding the event in 2023, the year marking the 30th anniversary of TURKSOY is of great significance. He noted that the two-day conference in Baku the follow-up event would be held in the city of Shusha.

Over 30 experts from Azerbaijan, Turkiye, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Gagauz Yeri (Moldova) are expected to make presentations at the conference.

Moreover, National Carpet Museum invites art lovers to enjoy a unique exhibition themed "The Beauty of Patterns Motifs" on October 12-18.

The exhibition is organized within the 2nd Meeting of Museums of the Turkic World on the theme "Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World".

More than 40 exhibits from the ethnographic collection of the Kazakhstan Central State Museum will be on display as part of the project.

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Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS] - Gallery Image
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Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS] - Gallery Image
Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS] - Gallery Image
Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS] - Gallery Image
Conference 'Carpet as a Symbol of the Turkic World' kicks off in Baku [PHOTOS] - Gallery Image
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