The Baku-based Museum of Modern Art has hosted an exhibition of Portuguese artists called “I Wanna Be Adored”. The opening ceremony was attended by Minister of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Abulfas Garayev.
Chargé d’Affaires of Portugal in Azerbaijan Maria João Lopes Cardoso, addressing the opening ceremony, said that this exhibition is the first cultural initiative of Portugal in Azerbaijan.
“This cultural event is one of the series of events to be organized in Azerbaijan as Portugal is interested in developing and strengthening of friendly relations with Azerbaijan. The two peoples have much in common, and the best bridge between our peoples is culture,” said the diplomat.
The exhibition features artworks of three Portuguese artists – Andre Almeida de Souza, Paulo Brigenti Ferreira and Thomas Kuhn. The exhibition is aimed at young people.
“I Wanna Be Adored” is a song by the British rock band The Stone Roses.
The exhibition, which is held under the patronage of the Museum of Modern Art and the Portuguese diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan, will be open for three weeks.
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