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Saudi Arabia to host first Arab Fashion Week

21.02.2018 | Readed: 299

Saudi Arabia is set to host its first Arab Fashion Week next month as part of a push to support aspiring Saudi designers and drive growth in the sector, according to Arab......

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts exhibition of acclaimed Czech artist Alphonse Mucha

17.02.2018 | Readed: 902

An exhibition entitled "Alphonse Mucha: in search of beauty" has opened at the Heydar Aliyev......

“Carpets and Legends”

13.02.2018 | Readed: 1310

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum’s new “Carpets and Legend”s project will be launched with an exhibition “Chinese New Year” on February 14. The event is co-organized with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of......

İnternational Policy Digest publishes “Azerbaijan Looks Toward Space” article

13.02.2018 | Readed: 1310

By implementing technology Azerbaijan has been able to diversify its interest away from an oil-oriented economy. A part of the development in this sector has centered on satellite communications. In 2009, a national agency was established with the......

Bahrain celebrates Muharraq as capital of Islamic culture for Arab region

30.01.2018 | Readed: 1637

Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) named Bahraini city of al-Muharraq as the 2018 Capital of Islamic Culture for the Arab region in recognition of its rich......

Azerbaijan's oldest carpet to be exhibited in Los Angeles

26.01.2018 | Readed: 1536

One of the most famous names of Azerbaijani carpets known as “Ardebil” and “Sheikh Safi”, is currently being exhibited in the Museum of Arts in Los Angeles. Carpet “Sheikh Safi” is considered to be the oldest dated carpet in the world. As one of the largest (35 million......

Azerbaijan sends note to Canada regarding MPs illegal visit to Karabakh

26.01.2018 | Readed: 952

Azerbaijan sent a note to Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Hikmat Hajiyev told Trend on January 25. The......

Accreditation for 2018 Eurovision Song Contest to open on January 29

24.01.2018 | Readed: 673

  Accreditation for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon will open at 16:00 CET on Monday 29th January 2018.......

Azerbaijan joins Conference of European Ministers of Culture in Davos

23.01.2018 | Readed: 676

Azerbaijan's Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has attended the Conference of European Ministers of Culture held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in......

Presentation on Azerbaijan held in Netherlands

16.01.2018 | Readed: 924

An event highlighting Azerbaijan`s culture was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The presentation was arranged at the Royal Industrieele Groote Club.......

Azerbaijan National Library, UCLA Library sign MoU

11.01.2018 | Readed: 1090

The Azerbaijan National Library (ANL) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Library, one of the top ten public academic libraries in North America, have signed a Memorandum of......

Fatih Akin shares 'In The Fade' Golden Globe win with Diane Kruger

09.01.2018 | Readed: 1072

In the Fade, by Turkish-German director Fatih Akin, was awarded the Best Foreign Language Film. The movie tells the tale of a woman's revenge for her family following a bomb blast in......

Moscow to host 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival

04.01.2018 | Readed: 1230

The Russian capital of Moscow will be hosting the 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival from March 27 to April......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges annual New Year party for children

30.12.2017 | Readed: 1618

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has organized traditional festivities for children on the eve of World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and the New Year at Buta......

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts solo exhibition of People's Artist Omar Eldarov

22.12.2017 | Readed: 1741

  A solo exhibition titled "Beauty and monumentality" on the 90th jubilee of People's Artist, sculptor, rector of the State Academy of Fine Arts Omar Eldarov has opened at the......

Red Bull Illume photo exhibition launched in the park of Heydar Aliyev Center

21.12.2017 | Readed: 1695

The opening ceremony of the Red Bull Illume Exhibit Tour, the world's largest adventure and extreme sports photo exhibition, has been held in the park of the Heydar Aliyev......

'Hermitage-related project proved that world famous museums are not indifferent to creativity'

21.12.2017 | Readed: 1329

"My Hermitage-related project proved that world famous museums are not indifferent to creativity," said Honored Art Worker of Azerbaijan, fashion designer Fakhriya Khalafova in her interview......

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent awarded with medals of international photo contests

02.12.2017 | Readed: 1936

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has awarded with the gold medal of "BARDAF" photo club in Slovakia and the bronze medal of the Belgrade Photo......

Ali Hasanov’s book in Kazakh language presented in Astana

29.11.2017 | Readed: 1716

  Kazakh version of the Azerbaijani President’s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov’s book “Geopolitics of the Caspian and Black seas' basin and South......

Moscow hosts presentation of documentary "Light behind window" Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, author and executive producer of the film Leyla Aliyeva attended the event

29.11.2017 | Readed: 1805

A documentary "Light behind window" has been presented at October cinema in Moscow.......

UNESCO, Azerbaijan hold discussions on 10th anniversary of Baku Process

25.11.2017 | Readed: 1806

  Representatives of UNESCO and Azerbaijan have held a working meeting highlighting the 10th anniversary of Baku process at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.......

Zira Cultural Center hosts exhibition on ecological problems

22.11.2017 | Readed: 2212

  Organized by Azerbaijan's Ministry of Youth and Sports, an exhibition on ecological problems and ways of addressing them has been launched at Zira Cultural Center,......

Azerbaijan elected as vice-president of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

17.11.2017 | Readed: 1925

Azerbaijan has been elected as vice-president of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for 2018 as an extraordinary session of the committee was held at the UNESCO......

People's Artist Tofig Guliyev's centennial marked at Heydar Aliyev Center

10.11.2017 | Readed: 2085

A ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani prominent composer, People's Artist, State Prize Laureate Tofig Guliyev has been held at the Heydar Aliyev......

Pianist Luka Safronov`s solo concert marking 10th anniversary of Baku magazine held

10.11.2017 | Readed: 2052

A solo concert of famous pianist, laureate of international competitions Luka Safronov marking the 10th anniversary of Baku magazine has been held in International Mugham......

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts Chinese contemporary art exhibition

10.11.2017 | Readed: 2121

An exhibition of the Chinese contemporary artists entitled "Constellation" has opened at the Heydar Aliyev......

Definitive biography of Heydar Aliyev launched in UK Parliament

02.11.2017 | Readed: 2097

The definitive English-language biography of Azerbaijani National Leader Heydar Aliyev received its international launch at the UK Parliament, during a standing-room only event hosted by Bob......

Azerbaijani movie screened in Los Angeles

01.11.2017 | Readed: 2081

The Pomegranate Garden has been screened in Los Angeles. Speaking to......

Which countries to join Eurovision 2018

30.10.2017 | Readed: 2034

Preparations are in full swing for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest as Portugal gears up to host the music fest next year. Which countries will be joining the party? Will there be any......

Patti Austin to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center

26.10.2017 | Readed: 2119

Famous American jazz artist, Grammy winner Patti Austin will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center on November......

Baku hosts 2nd Sculpture International Symposium

12.10.2017 | Readed: 2192

Baku hosted the 2nd International Symposium on Sculpture 'The song in the stone', with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the State Historical-Architectural Reserve......

"DanceAbility – Inclusive Dance" workshops wrap up in Baku

07.10.2017 | Readed: 2290

DanceAbility – Inclusive Dance" workshops that was held in Baku for the first time were finalised with demonstration of participants' final performance. Six days workshops and final performance was held at Yarat Contemporary Art Center with Support......

Nakhchivan mausoleums submitted to ISESCO Islamic World Heritage List

07.10.2017 | Readed: 2309

Azerbaijan has submitted mausoleums in Nakhchivan to be considered for inclusion in ISESCO (Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Islamic World Heritage list. Vasif......

Works by Azerbaijani artists featured at Beijing International Art Biennale

30.09.2017 | Readed: 2309

Works by Azerbaijani artists are featured at the 7th Beijing International Art Biennale, which is held under the motto "The Silk Road and World......

Ambassador Jinghua: China and Azerbaijan are true friends and reliable partners

28.09.2017 | Readed: 2411

“China and Azerbaijan are true friends and reliable partners. From the day of the establishment of diplomatic ties, the two countries have developed their relations based on mutual trust and......

National Music Day marked in Nakhchivan

19.09.2017 | Readed: 2435

An event to celebrate National Music Day has today been held in Heydar Aliyev Palace in the city of......

Turkey to host 36th International Book Fair

06.09.2017 | Readed: 2446

Organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, the 36th International İstanbul Book Fair will be held between November 4 and 12, 2017 at the TÜYAP Fair......

Top Indian band Indian Ocean to present concerts in Azerbaijan

06.09.2017 | Readed: 2454

The Indian Ocean music group which is widely regarded as one of India’s foremost bands will be visiting Azerbaijan from 10-14 September 2017, according to India`s Embassy in Baku. They will......

US, Russian and Georgian jazz musicians to perform in Baku

31.08.2017 | Readed: 2492

US, Russian, Georgian and Azerbaijani jazz musicians will give a concert in Baku in......

Leyli and Majnun opera to be premiered in Moscow

29.08.2017 | Readed: 2481

Leyli and Majnun opera by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli will be premiered at Crocus City Hall in Moscow on October......

Baku to host second Indonesian Cultural Festival

28.08.2017 | Readed: 2466

The Azerbaijani capital of Baku will host the 2nd Indonesian Cultural Festival on September 9-10. The first day of......

Books promoting Azerbaijan displayed at Beijing festival

24.08.2017 | Readed: 2457

The Embassy of Azerbaijan in China has arranged the country`s stand at the 25th International Book Festival, which opened in......


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