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“NASIMI 650” 2nd Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth


“NASIMI 650”

2nd Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth

Shamakhy, Azerbaijan

The Fund for Support to Azerbaijani Diaspora under the State Committee on Work with Diaspora of the Republic of Azerbaijan is pleased to invite young Azerbaijan diaspora representatives abroad to the 2nd Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth. 2nd Summer Camp will take place in Shamakhy, Azerbaijan between 8th and 14th of July 2019.

Aim of the project: The purpose of the camp is to bring together Azerbaijani youth living in the world around the unique platform to get them acquainted with Azerbaijan, as well as help strengthen the bonds between Azerbaijan and the Diaspora. Second Youth Camp is dedicated to the 650th anniversary of the greatest Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi.

Profile of participants: Young people between the age of 18-29, ability of communication (speaking and understanding) in Azerbaijani language as well as responsible for full attendance during camping may apply for the project. Participants of the 1st Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth cannot apply for the camp again.

Activities: Visit to historical and architectural sites of Azerbaijan, meetings with official and well-known people, group discussions, entertaining and educational programs will be held. Participants who fully participate in the camp will be awarded certificates.

Expenditure: 2nd Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth is free. All costs incurred by participants (travel expenses, visa, accommodation, meals, internal transportation, travel insurance) will be fully met.

Application Process: All documents listed below must be filed electronically   till March 30, 2019.

*Application form

*Letter of Recommendation (from the organization of the diaspora organization, the accredited representation of the Republic of Azerbaijan abroad (embassy / consulate) and from other organizations or people (sealed or signed))

*Copy of passport (travel document )

All applicants of the Second Summer Camp of Diaspora Youth will be contacted by organization committee and will be invited for video interview. The final results will be announced after completion of selection process.

1 Seyid İmamaddin Nasimi (1369, Shamakhy – 1417, Halab) – was a 14th century Azerbaijani poet, great thinker, known as Nasimi. He has received his early education in Shamakhi, learned sciences of that time, history of religions, logics, mathematics and astronomy. The 600th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi has been marked worldwide by the decision of UNESCO and many famous scientists participated in anniversary events in Azerbaijan and Moscow. Nasimi played significant role in the development of the Azeri poetry. He has written beautiful monographs in 3 languages. He composed in the native Azerbaijani language for the first time in Azerbaijani literature.


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