Joint Photo Exhibition of Swiss and Azerbaijani photographers

23 Jan 19 > 05 Feb 19

The Embassy of Switzerland in Baku organizes a joint Photo Exhibition of Swiss and Azerbaijani photographers

23.01.2019 – 05.02.2019

The Opening Ceremony of the joint Photo Exhibition of Mr. Cedric Christopher Merkli’s “Cheese distribution in Justistal” and Elmar Mustafazade’s “Masters of Craft” will take place on Wednesday, 23 January 2019, at 19h00 at Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition will be opened for visitors until 5 February 2019.   

The photos of Mr. Merkli depict the celebration of an antique tradition of the farmers from the Swiss Alps. It shows the steps of a 300 years old cheese distribution ritual called “Chästeilet”, celebrated every fall in Justistal.  

The photos of Mr. Mustafayev depict old and traditional craftsmanship in Azerbaijan. They are dedicated to the masters of handicraft art and promote the heritage of the ancient Azerbaijani art.

Venue:  Museum of Modern Art

Dates:   23.01. – 05.02.2019

On the 23rd of January –entrance by invitation only

From 24th to 5th of January –entrance by tickets

Working Hours: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm       

Tuesday – Sunday   /   Mondays  Closed

Standard Admission Fee: 5 AZN, Student Admission Fee:   2 AZN