Don’t miss art event in Icherisheher: "ART WEEK-END" [PHOTO/UPDATE]

14 November 2016 17:15 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

With Baku’s art scene being so prominent yet ever changing, you'll want to be sure to catch significant events and fairs. 

Our pick for your interesting and colorful weekend is "ART WEEK-END" organized every weekend in Icherisheher (Old City), the pearl at the heart of Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage.

"ART WEEK-END" invites everyone to join an art fair full of delights and surprises.

The event is organized by Administration of State Historical-Architectural Reserve Icherisheher and Art Council Azerbaijan 

The Historical-Architectural monument "Dord Bujagli Gala" serves as a unique platform for young artists, ceramists and craftsmen.

The weekly art fair provides a showcase for artists to express themselves though individual creativity. The event is memorized and anticipated for showing artworks in various genres .

The fair offers visitor opportunity to buy the displayed works.  Moreover, they can also participate in different entertainment programs and workshops. 

We guarantee you’ll have a great day out!

The Old City is a unique town within the city of Baku with its own infrastructure and residential communities. The fortress is located in the center of Baku along the coast of the Caspian Sea.

The unique historic monuments and a wide range of tourism options make Icherisheher one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city.

The pearl of the Azerbaijani culture, possesses hundreds of historical monuments, four of which are of global importance. It became the first location in Azerbaijan   to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

In 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower, became the first location in Azerbaijan to be classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Laman Ismayilova  is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova

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