By Laman Ismayilova
A documentary film about gurama art has been shot in Azerbaijan,
Azernews reports, citing Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural
The film was shot within the framework of the National Gurama
Festival organized by Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural
Reserve, the Baku City Executive Authorities, the Culture Ministry,
and the Ministry of Science and Education. The director of the film
is Ulviyya Konul.
For many decades, gurama has widely spread in Azerbaijan. The
patchwork was very common until the beginning of the 20th
Now simple and original geometric patterns are replaced by more
complex combinations of colors and shapes.
Work on the revival of Azerbaijan's ancient gurama art is
underway in Azerbaijan.
Amina Malikova informed conference participants about projects
and initiatives launched to promote gurama art including Gurama
Center, established in 2010 and National Gourama Festival held this
year for the first time in Azerbaijan from July 7 to August 7.
Large patchwork was presented as part of the festival. Four and
a half meters wide and 25 meters long gurama left everyone
astonished. The presentation took place outside the Maiden
A giant patchwork was created in Icherisheher and Gala State
Historical and Ethnographic Reserve.
A number of events were successfully held within the festival,
including a scientific and practical conference, an exhibition of
arts and crafts and a fair and sale, master classes, art therapy,
book presentation, etc.
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