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Asni sacred place

Our native land is rich in Turkic-Islamic samples, historical-religious monuments preserving Islamic values. Garabaghlar village, the ancient settlement of Kangarli region, is one of our well-known settlements witnessing centuries old monuments. The ancients buildings here which belong to II-I millenniums B.C and have been preserved till today are the stone inscriptions preserving traces of our history. One of these buildings is Asni sacred place, situated in the southern slopes of Palang gayasi mountain in Garabaghlar village, turned into a sacred sanctuary for centuries.

While talking one of intellectual elder people of the village Nahas Safarov noted that thanks to the care and attention of the Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, important work has been carried out in the direction of protection and study, hand our material-spiritual heritage down the next generations. Asni sacred place has been restored together with other architectural monuments belonging to medieval ages in Garabaghlar village. Before there was a square shaped building built of mortar near the sacred place. At present a monumental architectural monument has been built instead of that building. The corner walls of the building built of high projections were decorated with national ornaments. Here, the cultural and living conditions for the pilgrims have been created, large renovation works have been carried out in the yard, greenery has been laid and the seats have been installed. The flow of spring from the cliffs near the sacred place has become a place of people's belief and has been sanctified.

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Sanjay Rana: "Industry, agriculture and private sector are rapidly developing in the autonomous republic"

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Azerbaijan Sanjay Rana visited the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan on May 31. The diplomat got acquainted with the educational, cultural, historical monuments and sightseeing places of the autonomous republic during his visit lasted until June 3.

"Alinjagala" historical monument and museum restored according to the Decree of the Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic dated February 11, 2014 were of great interest to the ambassador. The guest was informed that Alinjagala has more than two thousand years history. The castle was one of the main residents of the local rulers of the I-VI centuries and was formed as a fortress-city. It resisted the troops of Amir Teymur for 14 years. The walls, towers and entrance gates, ancient settlements, farm buildings, water basins and tandirs (oven made of clay in a hole in the earth), trenches and protection sites were restored without changing the previous form. The castle walls and towers have an ancient traces of Nakhchivan architectural school.

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Participants of the International Drawing Festival

They shared numerous posts about Nakhchivan

Last week's IV International Drawing Festival "Nakhchivan - Cradle of Humanity" was remembered with valuable works drawn there. The history, modern life, culture of the ancient land, as well as being the capital of the Islamic Culture are the main themes of these works.

The artists invited to the festival interested in visiting the sights of Nakhchivan. It is possible to see it in their posts on social network after returning to their homeland. These posts show the impressions of visits to the interesting places of Nakhchivan.

Turkish artist Nilufer Inaltong shared photos taken when they were in the Nakhchivangala, Artists' Park named after Bahruz Kangarli, Bahruz Kangarli Museum, Carpet Museum, Ashabi-Kahf Sanctuary, Nakhchivan State History Museum, Exhibition Hall of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Artists' Union and Ajami Space.

Diana Arslanova from Bashkiria shared her memories about Heydar Aliyev Museum, Ashabi-Kahf Sanctuary, Nakhchivangala, Momina Khatun Tomb, Ajami Space, Artists' Park named after Bahruz Kangarli and Carpet Museum.

The post of Polish artist Yekaterina Zyzak is more interesting. She shared the photo of the Garabaghlar tomb and also used it as a cover photo for her profile.

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The 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Nakhchivan

On May 16, 2017, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev signed a Decree on celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. According to the Decree of the Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic dated January 25, 2018, "Action Plan on holding the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic" was approved.

An event dedicated to the 100th jubilee of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was held in the main square of Nakhchivan - in front of Heydar Aliyev Museum on May 28.

Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov attended the jubilee event.

The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was sung.

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Exhibition of works by participants of IV International Drawing Festival "Nakhchivan - Cradle of Humanity"

According to the Decree of the Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic "On Approval of the Action Plan for Holding the 95th Anniversary of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic", the 95th anniversary of our nationwide leader was marked by a series of events in the autonomous republic. In accordance with the Action Plan, the IV International Drawing Festival "Nakhchivan - Cradle of Humanity" dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the national leader Heydar Aliyev was held in Nakhchivan on May 21-24.

An exhibition of works drawn at the festival opened at the Exhibition Hall named after Bahruz Kangarli in the Artists' Union of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on May 24.

Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov attended the opening of the exhibition.

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