Festival of Culture of the Turkic Peoples




Seoul, Gimhae/Korea


  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea


  • National Museum of Korea
  • Gimhae Arts and Sports Centre

Organizational support for the participation of the Azerbaijani delegation:

  • SEBA Association
  • Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Korea
  • Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Within the event:

  • Exhibition of national costumes (author - artist Aylel Heydarova)
  • Photo-exhibition “Azerbaijan” (Baku Media Center)
  • Screening of the film “Actress” (director: Rovshan Isakh, 2011)

Concerts with participation of:

  • Azerbaijan State Song and Dance Ensemble named after Fikret Amirov (artistic manager: People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Aghaverdi Pashayev)
  • “Mugham” Instrumental Ensemble (artistic manager: Honoured Artist of Azerbaijan Sahib Pashazade)
  • “Natig” rithm group (artistic manager: Honoured Artist of Azerbaijan Natig Shirinov)
  • Jazz band (artistic manager: pianist and composer Elchin Shirinov)

Participating countries: 5 countries
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
The number of the Azerbaijani representatives: 31 persons