A ceremony dedicated to the famous Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy has been held at the Azerbaijan Culture Center in Paris.
The event was organized by "Leo Tolstoy`s Friends” Society established by Leo Tolstoy`s grandchild Serj Tolstoy in France in 1977.
The ceremony devoted to the writer`s life and activities and 150th anniversary of his marriage with Sophia Bers.
Attending the event Ambassador of Azerbaijan to France Elchin Amirbeyov spoke about the creative activities of Leo Tolstoy and said that writer`s "War and Peace", "Anna Karenina" and other works were part of world cultural heritage.
Head of "Leo Tolstoy`s Friends” Society, great-granddaughter, Countess Colette Tolstoy thanked Azerbaijan leadership and ambassador for providing a venue to hold the event. The event was followed by a concert.