Let's celebrate Azerbaijan Festivals
This Sunday 18 October is Azerbaijan National Day. On this day Azerbaijanis celebrate the Independence day of their country when the Supreme Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan approved and adopted the constitutional act "On the State Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan" that took place on 18 October 1991. This country of the Caucasus region is located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
Azerbaijan is part of the 45 countries in which FestivalFinder.eu is active. To put the spotlight on this country, we will present two festivals registered on our search tool running in the marvelous Baku City.
Nasimi Festival - Poetry, Arts, Spirituality
The name of this festival comes from the great mystic Nasimi poet. The message conveyed by the Nasimi Festival is focusing on multiple aspects related to the poet such as: celebrating the living impact of his oeuvre, observing his spiritual values in various contexts to expand the ideas of dignity and compassion or their contemporary manifestation across the spheres of human activity.
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This festival travels around the world to bring to the public Polish films directed these last years. The films are winners of international film festivals and won the hearts of Polish and international audiences.
Polish Film Festival Vistula is celebrated in Baku City and offers the public the chance to enjoy different film genre as comedies, dramas or thrillers.
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Results: EFFEA Call #1
The results of the European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists – EFFEA are now known. EFFEA’s first round of grants will support 142 festivals and 43 artists from 16 different disciplines and 34 countries.
Swedish presidency: festivals in the spotlight
New year, new president for the Council of the EU. From 1 January 2023 and until 30 June, Sweden is assuming the EU presidency. Have a look at our new Zoom-in and discover the programme of inspiring festivals coming up in Sweden!