(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
The visit of bloggers from more than 10 countries to Azerbaijan,
within the framework of the project “Show Me Azerbaijan” –
International Bloggers Shusha Camp, organized on the
initiative of the Eurasian Regional Center of the Islamic
Cooperation Youth Forum (ERC-ICYF) has ended.
During the last two days bloggers visited Shaki, Ismayilli and
Shamakhi, where they got acquainted with sightseeings such as the
Palace of Shaki Khans, Karavansaray, ancient streets and mosques of
the mentioned regions. They also visited the 'Chotari' Albanian-Udi
church in the village of Nij, Qabala region, Lahij village,
inhabited by ethnic Tats, and noted that in Azerbaijan, special
importance is attached to the values of multiculturalism, the
peaceful cohabitation of peoples speaking different languages, both
on the official governmental and societal levels. The bloggers also
visited the workshop in Basqal, where the Azerbaijani national
women's headdress, kelaghayi, is woven.
The well-known American blogger Douglas Barnard filmed video
clips in front of the Imam Ali mosque in Shaki and compared this
place with the city of Najaf. All bloggers expressed their
admiration for the beauty and antiquity, as well as the rich
cuisine of the city of Sheki.
Later, bloggers paid a visit to Ismayilli region. Sayf Aldeen
from Iraq shared his impressions of Lahij in his profile as
follows:“It is very beautiful here, people are so kind and
generous”. Blogger from Finland Camilla Milja, and Joao Leitao from
Portugal in their profiles noted the antiquity and beauty of the
nature of Lahij, where they expressed their admiration for the
Zarnava Hanging Bridge.
During a trip to Shamakhi, Muslim bloggers prayed at the Juma
Mosque, their attention was drawn to a joint prayer, where Shiites
and Sunnis took part together.
It should be noted that, in the previous days, bloggers visited
the cities of Fizuli and Shusha, witnessed the massive destruction
as the consequence of 28 years of Armenian occupation, and shared
appropriate posts on various social networks.
The main goal of the project is to spread the truth about
Azerbaijan and Karabakh in the world. The project aims to increase
the number of views of the video reports to 10 million by the end
of this year.
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