The Kharibulbul International Folklore Festival will start today in Shusha, the capital of culture of Azerbaijan.

APA reports that the festival will last until May 14.

It should be noted that the event will be held in accordance with the "Action Plan for the Year of Shusha" approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on February 25, 2022.

The fifth festival to be held this year will feature musicians and dance groups from 10 foreign countries performing in different folk styles, as well as folk groups from different regions of Azerbaijan.

The festival, first held in 1989 and dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Seyid Shushinsky, was re-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Shusha on May 12-13, 2021 after a 30-year break as a result of a brilliant victory in the Great Patriotic War.