Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku (Azerbaijan)
10th May 2012

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation was born in 2004 in memory of the founder of the independent State of Azerbaijan jointly few initiatives to immortalize the President’s figure.
Foundation has several aims from humanitarian programs, social and education, to international relations, research and development.
Every year, on the 10th May, President Heydar Aliyev date of birth, Foundation’s results are celebrated into a gala dinner and special prizes are delivered.
The brand new Cultural Center Heydar Aliyev has been the selected venue for the celebration of the 10th May 2012.

The architectural structure that hosted the event is a Zaha Hadid’s work, the brand new cultural centre is near the city center, with a 100 thousand square meters surface characterised by a spectacular fluid shape that reminds a tent moved by the wind.
This architectural projectplay an essential role into the requalification of Baku.
Guests are received for the aperitif into the foyer and accompanied by the music of an arches ensemble.
The event started into the amazing Auditorium hall where the Azerbaijan’s President welcomed the guests and showed a video that document the planning phases and the fulfillment of the new Cultural Center.