Friday 14 October 2016 - 11:00

The shortlist is announced.

The jury for the Shakespeare Carpet Competition has agreed on a shortlist of the five best designs from each category for the Azerbaijan Shakespeare Carpet from the many great designs submitted over the summer.  Thank you all for your participation and your wonderful creativity!

Here is the shortlist of designers for each category – professional, children, general:


Aydan Sadigbayli

Memmedhuseyn Huseynov

Telman Şixiyev

Sabina Mammadli

Kemale Memmedova


Aahaan Tandon

Fidan Kebirlinskaya

Zeyneb Najafzadeh

Huseyin Haciyev

Emil Haciyev


Rizvan Alasgar

Nubar Agalarova

Aytac Hasanzade

Surayye Muǧanli

Ayten Turabova        

The winners for each category and the overall winner of the competition will be announced at an exhibition of the designs in mid-October.  From now until then, we’ll showcase one design a day for you on our Facebook page – so you can vote for your favourite.

The design which collects the most LIKES before the opening will win a special audience prize.

The winners will be announced during an official event dedicated to Azerbaijan Shakespeare Carpet competition at 11.00 on 14 October 2016. The event will take place at the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. .