CULTURE


Exhibition of Azerbaijani photographer held in Los Angeles

Baku, April 22, AZERTAC

The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has hosted a photo exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani, Turkish, Jewish and Iranian communities.

Opening the event titled “Colors of Azerbaijan”, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev welcomed the guests and noted the importance of this cultural event dedicated to April 18 - World Heritage Day. Consul General mentioned that several historical sites in Azerbaijan were proclaimed the World Heritage Site by UNESCO and they are demonstrated at this exhibition. Then he introduced photographer Etibar Jafarov to the attendees.

Etibar Jafarov briefed the participants on his works. He also shared funny background stories of some of his photos. Then two time-lapse videos, made of Jafarov’s photos, dedicated to Azerbaijan and showcasing the beauty of its landscape, ancient and modern architecture, its people and traditions, were screened.

The event also featured the performance of Azerbaijani songs by Burak Besir and Dimitris Mahlis.

Following the performance, the guests viewed the exhibition.

Yusif Babanli

Special Correspondent

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