Azerbaijan Carpet Museum signs cooperation protocol with ICOC Executive Committee

Baku, November 23, AZERTAC

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum and the Executive Committee of the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) have signed a cooperation protocol as Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev met with ICOC Academic Chair Alberto Boralevi and Editor-in-Chief of “HALI” Magazine Ben Evans.

Minister Garayev pointed out President Ilham Aliyev`s order to organize the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets in Baku next October. He noted the importance of the event in promoting Azerbaijan’s ancient art of carpet-making.

He said the Azerbaijani carpet and decorative arts were included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO.

Alberto Boralevi said the ICOC will assist Azerbaijan in organizing the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets.

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