National designer shines in Norway [PHOTO/VIDEO]
By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijani designer clothes were presented in Norway.
The fashion show took place in the cosmopolitan stage, known as a single large hall in one of Oslo’s most beautiful buildings, reports Azernews.
The event, organized by the Norwegian Azerbaijani Youth Organization (NAYO) and the Azerbaijan House in Oslo, was dedicated to Azerbaijan’s Independence Day and the Year of Shusha in Azerbaijan.
Director of the Center of Traditional Azerbaijani Costumes, National Designer Gulnara Khalilova delighted fashion lovers with her stunning collection.
The “Kharibulbul and Karabakh” fashion collection has aroused great interest in Norway.
In her new fashion collection, Gulnara Khalilova brilliantly reflected the unique patterns and clothing traditions of the Karabakh region.
“It has always been a great honor for me to represent Azerbaijan on the international stage. Traditional Azerbaijani clothing is our history, traditions, culture and pride. The costumes reflect the ethnographic, historical and artistic characteristics of Azerbaijan. folk art, which are also manifest in the creation of some of its forms. Regions of the country, especially Karabakh, played a special role in the formation and development of our traditional costumes,” said Gulnara Khalilova.
In particular, the designer successfully presented her stunning clothing collections in the United States, Great Britain, Sweden, Austria, Romania, Turkey, Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, in Bulgaria and other countries.
The Norwegian women’s choir Alaturka performed Azerbaijani works. The guests received information about the rich culture and history of Karabakh.
During the event Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Baba Vaziroghlu read a poem dedicated to the Karabakh region.
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