Anniversary | Cultural evening on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Ilyas Afandiyev, writer and playwright (1914-1996)

When :

from Monday 19 May, 2014
to Monday 19 May, 2014

Type of event :

Специальное мероприятие

Where :

UNESCO Headquarters / Siège de l'UNESCO, 125, avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

Contact :, 01 45 68 28 77

Programme: musical performances, short documentary films, readings.
As the author of more than 80 works, including plays, novels, short stories and essays Ilyas Afandiyev was well known in foreign audience. His works show the realities of life, social issues, family issues, intergenerational relationships, as well as the way out of the situation and problems. The heritage of Ilyas Afandiyev is still alive and studied in many institutions and research centres. This proposal is an example of outstanding life of a writer and poet who contributed to the promotion of principles of cultural diversity, tolerance and respect between people.

By invitation, limited seating capacity:, 01 45 68 28 77