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Exhibition of Azerbaijani painter to open in Vatican

31 January 2008 [14:36] - TODAY.AZ
An exhibition of a Moslem artist will open in Vatican for the first time in the history of the Turkic world.

This honor was granted to Azerbaijani artist Ashraf Geybatov, Day.Az reports.

The painter noted that his works "The Hell" and "The Heaven" were presented  in the framework of an international conference, held on Rodos island, where they were noticed by a representative of Vatican's Committee for Culture.

The canvases of the Azerbaijani artist impressed the official representative of the Roman Catholic Church and he did his best for arrangement of an exhibition of these works among other canvases on Biblical subjects, created by Ashraf Geybatov, in Vatican.

The exhibition is to open on May 19. 


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