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President of Chamber of Deputies of Mexican Congress visits ancient Icherisheher

19.07.2012 | Readed: 1217

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: 1267

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: 1216

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: 1220

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: 1233

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: 1540

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: 1197

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: 1179

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: 1370

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: 1268

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: 1277

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: 1170

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: 1233

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: 1236

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: 1327

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: 1150

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: 1224

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: 1287

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: 1196

"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: 1169

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......

"We are always glad to successes of brotherly Azerbaijan", Grigory Karasin

30.05.2012 | Readed: 1185

We are always glad to the successes of brotherly Azerbaijan, the deputy foreign minister of Russia Grigory Karasin said at the reception organized by embassy of Azerbaijan in Russia on the occasion of the national holiday - Day of Republic. "Today Russia is under impression of Eurovision......

Croatian TV report: "First opera and ballet in East were performed in Baku"

30.05.2012 | Readed: 1212

For almost 30 years, Azerbaijan will receive 160 billion US dollars from its energy projects, the Croatian Television's "Hrvatska radiotelevizija" report dedicated to Azerbaijan says. "While some European countries suffer from economic crisis, Azerbaijan gets more profit from the......

Sweden wins Eurovision - 2012 song contest

27.05.2012 | Readed: 1147

Swedish singer Loreen (‘Euphoria') has won the Eurovision-2012 song contest who final was held in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Saturday night. She scored 372 points. The singer of Moroccan origin won the right for Sweden to host the next Eurovision song contest in......

Azerbaijanis in New York feel proud to host Eurovision

27.05.2012 | Readed: 1179

Azerbaijanis living in the United States are among those who are impatiently waiting for the final of Eurovision-2012. Today they gathered in Washington, Boston, Houston and other cities as part of "Support Eurovision" campaign to watch the great final live. The events are being organized......

Emin`s show at Eurovision to involve 68 people

26.05.2012 | Readed: 1162

Famous singer and singer-songwriter Emin Agalarov will present an original and a spectacular show involving 68 people on May 26 at the final ceremony of the "Eurovision-2012" song contest.Azerbaijani pop singer Emin Agalarov will perform at the interval act of the Grand Final, who will......

UK Engelbert Humperdinck: Baku is very beautiful

26.05.2012 | Readed: 1194

Because of rehearsals I can`t familiar with Baku, but the city is wonderful and great" said Engelbert Humperdinck at the press conference in Baku Crystal Hall."Participation at the song contest for me is very excited. I believe that my song will be luckily in the "Eurovision-2012" song......

The Telegraph: Baku, Azerbaijan: Dubai of the Caucasus

25.05.2012 | Readed: 1234

"The Telegraph" published an article entitled "Baku, Azerbaijan: Dubai of the Caucasus". The article says that "The oil-rich city of Baku is a suitably surreal venue for this year's Eurovision contest". The author underlines that "Oil-soaked earth had long been used as a......

Dates announced for 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

24.05.2012 | Readed: 1181

At the EBU Press Conference held this afternoon in Baku, the provisional dates were announced for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.  The Final of the 58th edition will take place on Saturday the 18th of May, 2013, with the First Semi-Final on Tuesday 14th May, and the Second Semi-Final on......

10 finalists of Eurovision-2012 announced as first semi-final ends

23.05.2012 | Readed: 1141

The holders of 10 places available in Saturday's final have been announced as the first semi-final of the Eurovision-2012 song contest wraps up at the Baku Crystal Hall.The finalists are Romania,Moldova, Iceland, Hungary, Denmark, Albania, Cyprus, Greece, Russia and......

Eurovision-2012 officially opens

20.05.2012 | Readed: 1201

On May 19th the Eurovision 2012 song contest officially opened with a grand concert at the EuroClub. The contest participants walked the red carpet to enter the hall. Speaking to the opening ceremony, Eurovision-2012 Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand wished the contestants......

Azerbaijan`s Sabina Babayeva graced the Crystal Hall stage in her home town

20.05.2012 | Readed: 1149

Today for the very first time, Azerbaijan`s Sabina Babayeva graced the Crystal Hall stage in her home town. Sabina Babayeva entered the stage for her first rehearsal in a very grand white frock adorned with silver sequins, feathers and with a long train. Her backing singers were......

Austria`s Trackshittaz: We are longing to come to Azerbaijan once again

20.05.2012 | Readed: 1197

"We are longing to come to Azerbaijan once again because the country is so hospitable that everybody try to help you here anyhow even though I don`t know the Azerbaijani language," Eurovision 2012 Austrian Trackshittaz band representatives said in an interview. Sharing their first......

Icharishahar to meet Eurovision 2012 guests with Square Bazaar

19.05.2012 | Readed: 1278

Annual Square Bazaar will be organized in front of the Gosha Gala Gapisi (Double Gates of the Fortress) in Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital every day on May 20-25 at 12:00-20:00. The aim is to popularize Azerbaijani culture and history among foreign visitors......

"Afrovision - Contemporary art from Africa" exhibition opens in Baku, Azerbaijani first lady attends the event

18.05.2012 | Readed: 1176

On May 17th, the Baku Museum of Modern Art hosted the launch of "Afrovision - Contemporary art from Africa" exhibition.  The opening ceremony was attended by Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Mehriban Aliyeva, and the Foundation`s vice-president, Leyla......

3rd International Maiden Tower Festival of Art opens in Azerbaijan on initiative of Heydar Aliyev Foundation

18.05.2012 | Readed: 1208

The 3rd International Maiden Tower Festival of Art was organized by "Icheri Sheher" Historical Architectural Reserve, Modern Art Museum and Giz Galasi Art Gallery on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on May 17 in Baku. Head of Icheri sheher State Historical and Architectural......

Eurovision.de web-site posts article on Azerbaijan

17.05.2012 | Readed: 1168

Eurovision.de web-site has posted an article on Eurovision-2012 host country Azerbaijan by Dr. Irving Wolther. The author spoke of construction boom not only in Azerbaijan`s capital, but also in the dynamically developing regions of the country. There is a great attention to development......

Turkish singer: "Like Nigar Jamal did at last year`s Eurovision song contest, I will also raise Azerbaijan`s flag if I win"

17.05.2012 | Readed: 1243

"Like Nigar Jamal did at last year`s Eurovision song contest, I will also raise Azerbaijan`s flag if I win," said Turkish representative Can Bonomo during a press conference following his first rehearsal at the Baku Crystal Hall. "Baku Crystal Hall is most admirable place I have seen in......

Ukraine`s Gaitana: I`m looking forward to see Baku

17.05.2012 | Readed: 1180

"I`m looking forward to see Baku" said Ukrainian Gaitana at the press conference in Baku Crystal Hall. Gaitana said that she has been so much waiting for that moment. The artist is very proud to represent Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest. Gaitana`s producer Edward Klim,......

YARAT! launches "Merging Bridges" exhibition

16.05.2012 | Readed: 1290

YARAT!, a non-commercial organization dedicated to promoting contemporary art in Azerbaijan, organized "Merging Bridges" exhibition at the Baku Museum of Modern Art  on May 15th. The opening ceremony was attended by Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation,......

Euronews TV prepares special reportage on Eurovision in Baku

16.05.2012 | Readed: 1165

Euronews TV has prepared a special reportage on the last stage of preparation for Eurovision. The reportage describes how the Azerbaijani duo Ell & Nikki became the winner of last year`s contest, features the recent technical preparations for the contest. "Nigar Jamal (Nikki)......

Opening of press center, and first rehearsals of "Eurovision-2012"

15.05.2012 | Readed: 1191

The official opening of the press center of the "Eurovision-2012" context took place near the Baku Crystal Hall, which will host the contest. Many local and foreign journalists had to get to the press center on foot, because all the roads in the city center were closed, and traffic was......

EuroClub starts operating in Baku

15.05.2012 | Readed: 1191

The EuroClub, one of the grandiose places in the history of Eurovision has today started operating here. The aim of the EuroClub is to provide entertainment for the contest participants. All accredited people have a chance to attend the events which are going to be organized here. At the same......


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