Sheki to host Int’l Festival of National Sweets

By: Sara Rajabova

Everyone is invited to the International Festival of National Sweets in Azerbaijan’s beautiful Sheki region.

The solemn opening of the festival will take place in “Karvansaray” hotel on July 20 at 10:00 am local time.

The culinary specialists from Turkey, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Romania, Kislovodsk and Perm provinces of Russia will participate in festival.

Some 22 regions of Azerbaijan will exhibit their national and traditional sweets.

Along with the national sweets, participants of the festival will present their national costumes in special pavilions equipped with household items, rugs, related to their countries.

The event will be co-organized by the National Cuisine Center Centre, Azerbaijan’s Culture and Tourism Ministry, Azerbaijan’s National Cuisine Association and the executive authority of Shaki.