Seyyid Yahya Bakuvi: expression of tolerance - Commemoration (conference and exhibition)

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Mausoleum of Seyyid Yahya Bakuvi, Old City of Baku, Azerbaïdjan

WARNING, PROGRAM MODIFIED: cultural evening cancelled
- symposium (room IV)
- exhibition (Foyer room I)
- Cultural evening CANCELLED

Traditional songs and music as well as Sufi poetry proclaimed by the artist Mehriban Zaki will be performed to commemorate the 550th anniversary of the death of Seyid Yahya Bakuvi (Shirvani), philosopher and poet (ca. 1390s-1463).

Founder of the Khalvatiyyah order, which is an important Sufi movement known for its strict ritual training of its dervishes and its emphasis on individual asceticism and retreat. This philosopher disseminated his movement worldwide. Today, his Mausoleum is very famous in the Old City of Baku (Icherisheher), which is now a World Heritage Site.

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


Type of Event Special Event
Start 22.10.2013 14:00 local time
End 22.10.2013 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point BPI
Contact, 01 45 68 28 77
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters - Siège de l'UNESCO
Street 125, avenue de Suffren
Room Room IV
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