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‘Baku’ magazine was presented to a broad public in London, 27 October. Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Leyla Aliyeva attended the event.
Held in The Opera Gallery, one of the largest art galleries of the world, the event was attended by Azerbaijani Ambassador to the United Kingdom Fakhraddin Gurbanov, members of the British public, and influential figures of London elite, lords, MPs and art figures. The works by famous artists Brainwash and Rich Simmons are on display at The Opera Gallery. Rich Simmons also works on materials designed for issues of ‘Baku’ magazine.
The English version of the magazine was first presented in a gallery located near the Piccadilly Circus on 4 October. Published in Cande Nast, the publisher of famous magazines like Vogue, Tatler and Vanity Fair, the magazine has already come into popularity in London and other cities of the United Kingdom. The Telegraph described the presentation of the magazine for the British readers as a special event. The newspaper also quotes Editor-in-Chief Leyla Aliyeva.
'The English version of ‘Baku’ magazine, which has been published in Russia since 2007, plays a historical role in discovering Azerbaijan and its capital on a new level worldwide. The magazine gives an insight to European readers on rich history, culture, art, wise traditions and cuisine of the Land of Fires, current development of Azerbaijan and its credibility across the world and important projects implemented in the country,' The Opera Gallery Director Jean-David Malat said in his remarks for Azerbaijani journalists.