Azerbaijan embraces Italy Opera Theatre, Rome (Italy)
30th November 2011

For the 20° anniversary of independence restoration from the former Soviet Republic, the Azerbaijani First Lady, Mehriban Aliyeva, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO, always attentive to the promotion of the culture of her country, chose Rome for the final stage of her European tour.
The gala evening took place at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome. A concert of classical, folk and jazz music, played by the Chamber Orchestra Qara Qarayev, was in program.

Inside the theatre, ancient carpets, objects of applied art and images showing the natural wonders and architectural treasures of Azerbaijan.

Outside, guests are welcomed by an exposition of small-scale reproductions of the Maiden Tower of Baku by twenty international artists.

In the hall a big Led screen made of three separated elements is object of communication and the surface where the video contributions are projected.