Colorful fest in Baku promotes healthy living [PHOTO]

28 August 2017 17:25 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Baku, a city on the edge of Europe and Asia residing at shores of Caspian Sea, hosted "Healthy Azerbaijan Festival" to promote culture, sport and tourism.

Co-organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry and the Youth and Sports Ministry, the festival was held under the slogan "Together against cancer" at the White City Boulevard on August 25-27, Trend Life reported.

The "Healthy Azerbaijan Festival", held for the first time in the City of Winds, featured different master classes and contests in gymnastics, volleyball, chess, mini-football, mini-golf, wrestling, capoeira, Paralympic sport – boccia and much more .

A children's area was also opened for little guests. Dance lessons, educational games, and many other interesting activities were organized within the festival.

In addition, participants of the event got an opportunity to get free advice of doctors.

A race under the slogan "Joint struggle against cancer" was organized within the framework of the festival.

The event also provided good opportunities for those, who were eager to know more about healthy lifestyle and vegetarianism. Ukrainian chef Konstantin Stolyarov offered the guests exquisite vegetarian dishes, as well as shared useful tips.

Guests were able to enjoy all facilities and entertainment for free.

Photos by AZERTAC and Babek Hasanov.

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