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Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes another exhibition on Azerbaijan held in France

11.11.2012 | Readed: 1364

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: 1440

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: 1217

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: 1211

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: 1416

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: 1221

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: 1266

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: 1241

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: 1293

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: 1274

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: 1233

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: 1279

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: 1200

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: 1332

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: 1259

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: 1176

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: 1282

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: 1205

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: 1259

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: 1252

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: 1175

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,......

YARAT! Organization presented Nail Alakbarov`s project "Seven beauties" in Baku

21.07.2012 | Readed: 1223

The YARAT! nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art of Azerbaijan presented Nail Alakbarov's project "Seven beauties" in Baku on Friday. Famous artists and public figures attended the event organized during 012 Baku Public Art Festival. This......

President of Chamber of Deputies of Mexican Congress visits ancient Icherisheher

19.07.2012 | Readed: 1154

On June 18th President of the Chamber of Deputies of the Mexican Congress Oscar Arce who is visiting Baku visited Icherisheher, one of the world's cultural heritage sites. The guest familiarized himself with the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th......

4th Gabala Music Festival starts in Gabala region

19.07.2012 | Readed: 1206

The fourth Gabala Music Festival will start on July 24 in Gabala region of Azerbaijan. Numerous cultural projects held in Azerbaijan in the last few years on the initiative and under the patronage of Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the Heydar Aliyev Fundation, UNESCO and ISESCO good-will......

Montenegrin PM visits Gala archeological-ethnographic museum complex near Baku

18.07.2012 | Readed: 1146

On July 17th Prime Minister of Montenegro Igor Luksic visited the Gala Archeological-Ethnographic Museum Complex near Baku as part of his trip to Azerbaijan.  The Prime Minister was told that the complex created at the initiative of President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and......

Montenegrin PM tours historic core of Baku

17.07.2012 | Readed: 1161

On July 16th Prime Minister of Montenegro Igor Luksic toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The Premier was informed about Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Igor Luksic visited the 15th-century Palace of......

Concert of famous Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov at Green Theater Baku

14.07.2012 | Readed: 1175

A consummate performer and entertainer with undoubted star quality, Emin Agalarov performed at Green Theatre in Baku on Friday. At the entry, Emin performed the song "Never Enough", which he preformed at the final stage of the Eurovision-2012 Emin has performed mostly songs from......

YARAT! Organization presents Fuad Salayev`s project "Breath of the Earth" in Baku

14.07.2012 | Readed: 1461

The YARAT! Non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art of Azerbaijan presented Fuad Salayev's project " Breath of the Earth " in Baku on Friday. Rector of the Baku branch of Lomonosov Moscow State University, art director of UNS Theatre Nargiz Pashayeva,......

"Big Miracle" was screened within the framework of IDEA Campaign`s "Eco Cinema" project

14.07.2012 | Readed: 1131

IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) launched on July 12, 2011 by Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva successfully continues "Eco Cinema" project. It is pertinent here to mention that having already caused great interest by a wide range of students, "Eco Cinema" project, which......

Azerbaijani first lady meets the country`s Eurovision-2012 contestants

11.07.2012 | Readed: 1118

On July 10th Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva met People`s Artist Alim Gasimov and Sabina Babayeva who represented the country in the Eurovision-2012 song contest, which has recently been held in Baku. The first lady congratulated Alim......

Malmö to host Eurovision Song Contest 2013

08.07.2012 | Readed: 1292

According to eurovision.tv, the Host Broadcaster, Swedish SVT, announced that Malmö to be the home of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest! SVT received proposals from Stockholm and Malmö. "It was not really an easy decision," Martin Österdahl, Executive Producer of the 2013 contest......

European Council`s President tours historic core of Baku

06.07.2012 | Readed: 1207

On July 5th President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The President was informed about Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Herman van Rompuy visited the......

Famous Hollywood star to partake in "Baku, I love you" film project

01.07.2012 | Readed: 1212

Famous Hollywood actress Asia Argento arrived Friday in Azerbaijan`s capital to participate in the shootings of the movie project "Baku, I love you".{nl}According to Shahnaz Abdullayeva, press secretary of the film project, actors, actresses and film directors from Russia, Belarus,......

President of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia visits Mugham Center in Baku

29.06.2012 | Readed: 1108

President of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov and his spouse Maja Ivanova visited the International Mugham Center.  The visitors were informed that the construction of the Center was initiated by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador,......

President of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia visits ancient Icherisheher

29.06.2012 | Readed: 1167

On June 28th President of Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov and his spouse Maja Ivanova visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites.  The visitors familiarized themselves with the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th......

Nikita Mikhalkov congratulates Shafiga Mammadova on new appointment

26.06.2012 | Readed: 1175

Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation Nikita Mikhalkov has congratulated People's Artist of Azerbaijan Shafiga Mammadova on her appointment as the Chairman of the Union of Cinematographers of Azerbaijan Republic.  The congratulatory message reads: "It......

YARAT! Organization presents Huseyn Hagverdi`s project "Over the Centuries" in Baku

23.06.2012 | Readed: 1259

A presentation of artist Huseyn Hagverdi`s project "Over the Centuries", organized by the YARAT! Nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art of Azerbaijan was held in Azerbaijan`s capital on Friday.{nl}The artist brings the viewer to the space of quasi-textual......

Romanian "Mandinga" visiting Baku again after "Eurovision-2012"

21.06.2012 | Readed: 1089

On June 20th Romanian music band "Mandinga" which represented the country in ‘Eurovision-2012" song contest held in Baku gave a concert in the capital.  The concert organized by the Youth Union of New Azerbaijan Party also was attended by the Azerbaijani singers who represented the......

Azerbaijan will restore historical monument in Rome

19.06.2012 | Readed: 1158

Azerbaijan will restore a historical monument in Rome. In this regard, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology of Italy.{nl}The information was published by Italian online edition "Abitare a......

Days of Azerbaijani culture opened in Ukraine

03.06.2012 | Readed: 1212

The ceremonial opening of the Days of Azerbaijani culture was held at the Ukrainian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after T.G. Shevchenko on Friday. The event was opened by the Azerbaijani culture minister Abulfaz Garayev and Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism of Ukraine......

"Eurovision 2012 organizing committee led by First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva demonstrated high ability", French Senator Natalie Goulet

01.06.2012 | Readed: 1136

"Azerbaijan has organized a grandiose Eurovision 2012 show. The Organization Committee headed by the country`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva demonstrated high ability", said Natalie Goulet, the French Senator, who watched the show live in the Baku Crystal Hall, in her letter addressed to......

Famous singer and songwriter Emin Aghalarov presents new album

30.05.2012 | Readed: 1110

Famous singer and songwriter Emin Aghalarov has presented Sunday his new album "After the Thunder" in the EuroClub. Aghalarov entered the stage singing "Never enough" which he performed at the interval act of the grand final of the Eurovision-2012 song contest. Aghalarov......


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