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Azerbaijani culture to be presented in Brooklyn

04 August 2017 [17:40] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijan will take part in the International Day of Friendship celebration in Brooklyn, New York on August 6.

More than 100 nationalities living in Brooklyn, including the Azerbaijani community will join the festivity.

For the first time, the celebration will feature a Global Village, including tents from countries around the world. The featured nations will include Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Egypt, Mongolia, the Philippines, Poland, South Africa, and Tanzania, as well as regional displays on the Caribbean and Oceania.

The festival will feature a series of cultural identity-oriented festivities that begin at 1:00 PM with a Unity Parade of Flags, featuring the flags of 195 nations marching down Fulton Street from its intersection with Flatbush Avenue toward Brooklyn Borough Hall, reported.

Within the event, traditions, customs and culture of each people will be presented.


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