Global Vil­lage brings to­gether dif­fer­ent cul­tures

Azer News - - Country Guide - By La­man Is­may­ilova

Young vol­un­teers from all over the world gath­ered at Baku Boule­vard to present tra­di­tions and cus­toms of their coun­tries within the Global Vil­lage fes­ti­val.

Ev­ery year, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of dif­fer­ent cul­tures come to­gether at the Global Vil­lage fes­ti­val, turn­ing the fest into one of the bright­est and most dy­namic youth events of the year, Day.Az re­ported.

This year the Fes­ti­val was held with the sup­port of the Baku Sea­side Boule­vard Ad­min­is­tra­tion. Dur­ing the fes­ti­val, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of 20 coun­tries demon­strated the beauty and diver­sity of their cul­tures.

By the way, the Em­bassies of Egypt and In­done­sia made their in­valu­able con­tri­bu­tion to the suc­cess­ful hold­ing of the fes­ti­val.

Vis­i­tors to the Fes­ti­val got ac­quainted with the cul­ture and tra­di­tions of dif­fer­ent coun­tries, in­clud­ing Rus­sia, Tur­key, Swe­den, Kaza­khstan, Morocco, Kyr­gyzs­tan, Afghanistan, Egypt, China, Ukraine, Canada, Poland, Ger­many, Italy, Ge­or­gia and oth­ers.

For­eign guests also en­joyed Azer­bai­jan's cul­tural her­itage, in­clud­ing mugham and na­tional dances.

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the above men­tioned coun­tries are par­tic­i­pants of the so­cial pro­jects "Build Your Fu­ture", "Fire­flies", "Step For­ward", "Goy­gol Academy", "Women em­pow­er­ing Pro­gram", "Dare2Share", or­ga­nized by AIESEC in Azer­bai­jan in the sum­mer of 2017. All pro­jects of the youth or­ga­ni­za­tion AIESEC in Azer­bai­jan are based on the goals of sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment of the UN, the achieve­ment of which is planned be­fore the end of 2030. The pro­jects are aimed at solv­ing so­cial is­sues of youth and so­ci­ety.

Among the or­ga­ni­za­tions supporting the ac­tiv­ity of AIESEC in Azer­bai­jan are the Youth and Sports Min­istry, as well as the Min­istry of Tourism and Cul­ture.

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