Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has attended the Azerbaijani Jazz night which marked the opening of the Days of Azerbaijan in Cannes, France.
Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Days of Azerbaijan will run until July 31.
The concert featured the synthesis of Azerbaijani traditional and modern jazz compositions with mugham.
Visitors to the event were presented with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation-made books on Azerbaijan`s history, culture and national musical traditions.
The Days of Azerbaijan is an opportunity for Cannes residents and tourists to familiarize themselves with Azerbaijan`s history, music, arts, and literature.
The Days will feature a grandiose firework display and a marathon marking the presentation of the inaugural European Games to take place in Baku in 2015.
Streets in Cannes are decorated with Azerbaijani flags and promotional banners during the Days./AzerTAc/