A three-day meeting dedicated to the ‘Integration of culture of Caucasian nations into the world’s culture’ was carried out in Paris on the initiative of outstanding French film director Dominique Dolmier, the big friend of the Azerbaijan people. At this event, Azerbaijan was represented by Azerbaijani film director Ayaz Salayev, Art director of the Theatre of Pantomime Bahtiyar Hanizadeh, and honored actor Mehriban Zeki. Translation of the libretto of Uzeir Hajibeyov’s ‘Leyli ve Mejnun’ opera into French, made by Shirin Melikova, was highly appreciated by our compatriots living in Paris. Next year Dominik Dolmye is going to carry out new staging of this opera in Baku.
Ayaz Salayev emphasized that literature, culture and art of Azerbaijan takes a special place among Caucasian peoples, spoke about outstanding Azerbaijan poets and dramatists Nizami Ganjevi, Nasimi, Fizuli, Akhundov, Sabir; composer Uzeir Hajibeyov, and their impact into the world’s culture and art.
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