Culture

Azerbaijan launches another WebTV

02.02.2013 | Readed: 2170

International Press Center hosted presentation of www.oxu.tv - the new educational WebTV. Staff of the Kaspi Education Council, Milli Majlis (National Parliament), Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youth and Sports representatives and mass media attended......

Azerbaijan joins 31st Fajr International Film Festival

22.01.2013 | Readed: 2786

On January 21st Azerbaijan attended the 31st Fajr International Film Festival, which kicked off today in Iranian capital Tehran. The Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theater represents the country with “Women thrown herself under train”, a play......

Another contribution to development of cultural cooperation between Azerbaijan and Ukraine

17.01.2013 | Readed: 3028

The exhibition of works by famous Ukrainian artist Leonid Litvin took place January 15 in Kiev at the residence of ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. The exhibition was organized by “Ukraina” Foundation led by Leonid Kuchma in partnership with the National......

Yay! Gallery hosts exhibition “STALMATE”

16.01.2013 | Readed: 3724

The exhibition "STALMATE" began at the “YAY!” gallery of the “Yarat!” Contemporary Art Space on January 15. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Rector of the Baku branch of Moscow State University, Prof. Nargiz Pashayeva......

Exhibition titled “Great work of skilful hands” opens in Baku

15.01.2013 | Readed: 3194

The exhibition titled “Great work of skilful hands” opened January 14 at the Museum of Modern Art in Baku. The exhibition organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art reflects a collection of artworks by inmates of the......

Baku launches exhibition of Jane McAdam Freud

12.01.2013 | Readed: 3646

An exhibition titled “Family Matters” by Jane McAdam Freud was opened in Gazelle Art Gallery in Azerbaijan`s capital. The British sculpture also noted that today she will hold a seminar for art lovers. The exhibition will be culminated on March......

Azerbaijan – Passing through Sheki

08.01.2013 | Readed: 2570

Paul Steele, founder of baldhiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his visit to Azerbaijan`s Sheki town. The article entitled “Azerbaijan – Passing through Sheki” is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele......

Piano man of Azerbaijan

30.12.2012 | Readed: 2037

 December 29 (AzerTAc). Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his travel to Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. The article entitled “The Piano man of Azerbaijan” is available on......

Azerbaijan – The Unique Udi Church of Nij

29.12.2012 | Readed: 1932

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his travel to Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. The article entitled “The Unique Udi Church of Nij” is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele saiys:......

Georgian Premier visits ancient Icherisheher

28.12.2012 | Readed: 1785

Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, in Baku. He viewed the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in......

Azerbaijan – Five Star Gabala

27.12.2012 | Readed: 1669

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has travelled Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. He wrote an article “Azerbaijan – Five Star Gabala” which is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele says: “Gabala, or also and more......

Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn`s Palace

26.12.2012 | Readed: 1507

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has travelled Azerbaijan`s Sheki town. He wrote an article “Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn`s Palace” which is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele says: “To return to Azerbaijan......

Trafford Publishing issues `Modern Azerbaijanian prose`

22.12.2012 | Readed: 1563

The US-based Trafford Publishing has printed a book entitiled “Modern Azerbaijanian prose”. The book features the best samples of Azerbaijani literature of the last 30 years. The anthology includes more than thirty short stories and novels by Ismayil......

Azerbaijani playwright`s works published in Hungarian language

22.12.2012 | Readed: 1309

Works by Azerbaijani playwright and philosopher Mirza Fatali Akhundzade has been published in the Hungarian language for the first time. The publication dedicated to the bicentennial of Mirza Fatali Akhundzade. A book entitled “Mirza Fatali......

5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art "Aluminium" gets underway

12.12.2012 | Readed: 1388

On December 11th the Museum Center hosted a press conference dedicated to the 5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art "Aluminium" in Baku. Department Head of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Director of the biennale Galib Gasimov provided......

Latvian delegation visits Gobustan State Reserve

01.12.2012 | Readed: 1442

On November 30th a Latvian delegation led by Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis visited Gobustan State Reserve on Friday.  Valdis Dombrovskis was informed that settled since the 8th millennium BC, the area contains more than 600,000 distinct paintings, going as far back as 20,000......

Latvian PM visits Icherisheher

30.11.2012 | Readed: 1334

Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, in Baku. The Latvian PM viewed the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in diameter, is comprised of a......

Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets Turkish film actress Turkan Soray

28.11.2012 | Readed: 3701

Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva met Turkish film actress Turkan Soray.  Prior to the meeting the Turkish actress watched a documentary on the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's activities and its......

Monument to Mirza Fatali Akhundzade unveiled in Moscow

24.11.2012 | Readed: 1432

Monument to Mirza Fatali Akhundzade (Akhundov), a celebrated Azerbaijani author, playwright, philosopher, and founder of modern literary criticism, has been unveiled in Russia's capital Moscow.  The monument created by Surikov Moscow State Academic Art Institute graduate Zaur......

Baku hosts ceremony on opening of Four Seasons Hotel and exhibition marking 5th anniversary of Baku magazine

18.11.2012 | Readed: 1546

On November 17th Azerbaijan`s capital hosted a solemn ceremony dedicated to the opening of five-star Four Seasons Hotel and an exhibition marking the 5th anniversary of Baku magazine. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Baku magazine Leyla Aliyeva......

"Historical look at Azerbaijan`s rich pearls" exhibition opens in Vatican

16.11.2012 | Readed: 1446

An exhibition "Historical look at Azerbaijan`s rich pearls" opened Wednesday in Vatican. The exhibition, initiated and supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Azerbaijan and Vatican. Azerbaijan is a......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes another exhibition on Azerbaijan held in France

11.11.2012 | Readed: 1454

The exhibition has been held here as part of the Cultural Values of Azerbaijan - the Pearl of Caucasus project organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and supported by the Azerbaijani embassy.  Speaking at the event, mayor of Romorantin-Lanthenay Jeanny Lorgeoux expressed satisfaction......

2nd Baku International Theater Conference starts in Azerbaijan`s capital

07.11.2012 | Readed: 1533

The 2nd Baku International Theater Conference on the theme "World Theatre Process in the 21st century: Problems, Prospects and Alternatives" organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and Azerbaijan Theater Figures Union has started as a part of the......

Muslim Magomayev`s jubilee marked in Berlin

24.10.2012 | Readed: 1284

An event marking the 70th anniversary of great Soviet and Azerbaijani baritone opera and pop singer Muslim Magomayev has been held at the Baku Club in Berlin, Germany.  The event, called "Muslim Magomayev - Unforgettable voice of Azerbaijan", was supported by the Azerbaijani Embassy to......

Moscow hosts 2nd International Muslim Magomaev Vocalist Contest

23.10.2012 | Readed: 1291

The 2nd International Muslim Magomayev Vocalist Contest dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the great singer's birth has been held in Moscow.  On the 1st day of the contest People's Actress Tamara Sinyavskaya wished success to the participants of the contest. She noted......

Reims hosts exhibition on Azerbaijan and concert by Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra

21.10.2012 | Readed: 1493

First lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends the events{nl}Supported by Azerbaijan`s embassy in Paris, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has launched a series of events aimed at promoting the Azerbaijani culture across France. A first event in the series took......

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina tours historic core of Baku

21.10.2012 | Readed: 1301

On October 20th chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegović and his spouse Sebia Izetbegović toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina and his spouse were informed about......

Spouse of Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina visits Azerilma carpet gallery

19.10.2012 | Readed: 1346

On October 18th spouse of Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sebia Izetbegović visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azerilma Ltd, a carpet weaving company.  She was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in......

Spouse of Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina visits National History Museum of Azerbaijan

19.10.2012 | Readed: 1317

On October 18th spouse of Chairman of Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sebia Izetbegović visited the National History Museum of Azerbaijan. She was informed on the history of the museum. The museum building was constructed in 1895-1897 and it was the residence of famous......

YAY! Gallery to open in Icharisheher

10.10.2012 | Readed: 1376

The YAY! Gallery will open on Wednesday in the very Downtown with a joint exhibition of three emerging artists- Faig Ahmed, Farid Rasulov and Elshan Ibrahimov. Baku residents have already got familiarized with YARAT! Contemporary Art Space-implemented projects; each of them have left an......

Rihanna performs at Baku Crystal Hall

09.10.2012 | Readed: 1355

On October 6th multiple Grammy Awards winning R&B queen Rihanna lit the hearts of her numerous fans at Baku Crystal Hall. Financed by Azerbaijan`s state oil firm, SOCAR, the concert was organized by Omnikomo Music Group, a representative of Universal Music Group in Azerbaijan. The......

Azerbaijani ambassador meets Tajik Minister of Culture

09.10.2012 | Readed: 1300

Azerbaijani ambassador to Tajikistan Abbasali Hasanov has met the county`s Minister of Culture Mirzoshorukh Asrori. They discussed ways of expanding the relations in the cultural sphere. The ambassador expressed gratitude to Asrori for his participation in the events dedicated to the......

Nizami Ganjavi`s 870th anniversary marked in Baku

02.10.2012 | Readed: 1380

As reported earlier, a range of events were held in the country to mark the 870th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi.  To this end, the final event dedicated to the great thinker continued yesterday at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. Minister of Culture and Tourism......

NATO chief visits Icherisheher

08.09.2012 | Readed: 1277

On September 7th NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Icherisheher, the Inner City of Baku. Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited the Palace of Shirvanshahs built in early 15th century and considered one of the landmark architectural monuments of Azerbaijan. He was informed......

Movie about Azerbaijan`s national leader Heydar Aliyev in production

18.08.2012 | Readed: 1420

New feature film ''The simplest surname '' about the life of national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev (1923-2003) is being shot in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani MP Elmira Akhundova, who wrote two books - "Heydar Aliyev" and "Personality & Epoch" said the......

Gabala International Music festival ends

07.08.2012 | Readed: 1339

The Gabala 4th International Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation ended on Sunday. The festival has brought together musicians from Azerbaijan and foreign countries, as well as art collectives, soloists and directors. The London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has closed......

London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gives another concert in Gabala

05.08.2012 | Readed: 1251

The London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has given another concert as part of the Gabala 4th International Music Festival, one of the numerous grandiose projects of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit, performed "Dances of Galánta " by Hungarian......

London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gives another concert in Gabala

04.08.2012 | Readed: 1371

The London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has given another concert as part of the Gabala 4th International Music Festival, one of the numerous grandiose projects of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The Orchestra, conducted by Charles Dutoit, performed "Dances of Galánta " by Hungarian......

Gabala music festival "well organized", Russian pianist

02.08.2012 | Readed: 1298

A Russian pianist who participates in the 4th Gabala International Music Festival has praised the event, saying it is well organized. Andrei Yaroshinsky, who won a piano competition as part of the 2nd Gabala festival, said the organizers were doing a great job. "The festival is better......

Gabala hosts mugham night

29.07.2012 | Readed: 1342

On July 28th mugham night was organized in Gabala as part of the 4th International Music Festival. The attendees saw performances by young mugham singers Ilkin Ahmadov, Gulay Zeynalli and Ehtiram Huseynov. The mugham singers were accompanied by Sahib Pashazade (tar), Khayyam Mammadov......

Genius Fikrat Amirov`s compositions performed in Gabala

27.07.2012 | Readed: 1326

On July 26th a concert dedicated to the 90th anniversary of genius Azerbaijani composer Fikrat Amirov was arranged here within the 4th Gabala International Music Festival.  Amirov`s compositions - suite "Azerbaijan," symphonic mugham "Kurd ovshari," arias from opera "Sevil" and......

4th Gabala International Music Festival officially opens

26.07.2012 | Readed: 1249

The 4th Gabala International Music Festival officially opened its doors to participants, guests and music lovers. The festival is held in Gabala, a picturesque region of Azerbaijan, with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Speaking to the opening ceremony, Farhad Badalbayli,......


  • I Avropa Oyunlarının təəssüratları uzun müddət xatirələrdə yaşayacaq

    I Avropa Oyunlarının təəssüratları uzun müddət xatirələrdə yaşayacaq

  • Hər gün bir tarix, hər gün bir zəfər

    Hər gün bir tarix, hər gün bir zəfər

  • Birinci Avropa Oyunları məşəlinin Bakının mədəniyyət və incəsənət mərkəzlərinə səyahəti

    Birinci Avropa Oyunları məşəlinin Bakının mədəniyyət və incəsənət mərkəzlərinə səyahəti

Most popular



Calendar

Weather