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Day of Caricature to be held in Azerbaijan

05 April 2010 [17:59] - TODAY.AZ
The Union of Cartoonists of Azerbaijan has announced of April 7 (the date first issue of Azerbaijan’s satiric “Molla Nasraddin” magazine came out), as a Day of Caricature in Azerbaijan.

This day will also be marked by the organization of cartoonists in Tabriz and Ardabil. A series of events will be organized on this occasion in the monthly course.

Besides, the traditional international contest of cartoonists opened in honor of the anniversary of release of Molla Nasreddin satirical magazine will be summarized on April 15.

The self-titled competition this year is devoted to 130th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s renowned cartoonist Azim Azimzade.

The winner of the contest will be awarded in late April and the exhibition of the best works will be organized.

Furthermore, the book entitled “Oil and Caricature” authored by Bayram Hajizade will be presented as part of the event series.

The book is complied of cartoons sent to participate in the “Molla Nasreddin-Azerbaijan” contest.


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