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Azerbaijani culture presented in Mexico

23 November 2017 [15:19] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

National culture and cuisine have been presented in the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Mexico.

The event was attended by numerous members of the Asociación de Cónyuges Diplomáticos (ACD), as well as representatives of local media and tourist companies, Azertac reported.

ACD  aims to assist the spouses of all the diplomats on their arrival in Santiago, serve as a center for its members to meet in an informal and friendly atmosphere. Its main purpose to help legal persons engaged in charity with the assets obtained by the Association.

Addressing the event, Azerbaijani Charge d'Affaires in Mexico Mammad Talibov spoke about country's history and culture. He stressed that Azerbaijan was historically progressive in the region and that it was the first democratic state in the East.

The diplomat also spoke about rapid development in different fields. He said that Azerbaijan has become one of the world's centers of multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue.

Azerbaijan attracts the attention of more tourists with its wonderful miracles, including its culture, hospitality, historical monuments, art, architecture, delicious cuisine, mud volcanoes and so on.

He also emphasized the rapid development of tourism infrastructure in the country and spoke about the ASAN Visa system, which has been operating since this year.

Then, a film "Hidden Cities Revealed: Baku"prepared by National Geographic channel was shown to the audience. After the screening, participants asked numerous questions about Azerbaijan.

At the evening, guests enjoyed delicious national dishes. They were also informed about how to cook  dolma, lavangi, qutab as well as national sweets shakarbura and pakhlava. 

Participants of the event showed great interest to country's history and culture . Most of them expressed  their willingness to visit the Land of Fire.


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