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Icharishahar to meet Eurovision 2012 guests with Square Bazaar

19.05.2012 | Readed: 1340

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: 1235

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: 1264

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: 1221

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: 1296

"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: 1233

"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: 1346

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: 1226

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: 1242

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: 1240

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......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady inspects work carried out in "EuroClub"

12.05.2012 | Readed: 1240

First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, chairperson of the Eurovision 2012 organizing committee Mehriban Aliyeva and vice-president of the Foundation Leyla Aliyeva inspected work carried out in "EuroClub" here on Friday. Mrs. Aliyeva was informed that the......

Leyla Aliyeva presents her work within 012 Baku Public Art Festival

12.05.2012 | Readed: 1330

Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva on May 11 presented her work "The Brain" within the 012 Baku Public Art Festival. The event was attended by First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva. Leyla Aliyeva gave......

Emin Agalarov to give solo concert on May 27 in Baku

12.05.2012 | Readed: 1390

A consummate performer and entertainer with undoubted star quality, Emin Agalarov will perform his solo concert in Euroclub here on May 27. The information was given in a press conference held in Friday on the eve of Eurovision 2012. In the concert Emin Agalarov will be accompanied......

Eurovision`s "Green Room" presented

12.05.2012 | Readed: 1325

The stage and Green Room of Eurovision 2012 were presented on Friday, eurovision.az reported. Representatives of more than 40 countries will participate at the contest. After six weeks of hard work all the necessary equipment has been established on the stage of Baku Crystal Hall.......

Winners of Heydar Aliyev Foundation-organized essay competition to watch Eurovision`s final show in Baku

09.05.2012 | Readed: 1230

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has announced the winners of its essay competition, saying they will have the opportunity to watch the Eurovision-2012 song contest in the Azerbaijani capital. The Foundation`s "I discover Azerbaijan" competition involved children and adolescents with......

France`s "Madame Figaro" magazine writes on "Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition

08.05.2012 | Readed: 1240

France`s "Madame Figaro" magazine published an article entitled "Azerbaijan in Paris" featuring information on Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition, and participation of Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva at the......

Humperdinck turns 76: I`m energised

05.05.2012 | Readed: 1355

The news travelled around the world when the BBC in March surprisingly announced veteran singer Engelbert Humperdinck as the UK`s Eurovision contestant. According the official website of the Contest, Humperdinck, who turned 76 on Wednesday, isn`t quite sure why the BBC picked him, but he......

YARAT Contemporary Art Space to open original exhibition

04.05.2012 | Readed: 1386

An original exhibition called "Joined bridges" organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space non-profit organization will open in Baku Museum of Modern Art on May 15-June 15. The exhibition will feature not only works by Azerbaijani art figures, such as Aida Mahmudova, Altay Sadikhzade, Aga......

"Issues of protection and restoration of cultural heritage is in the spotlight of Azerbaijan`s government"

28.04.2012 | Readed: 1314

"Issues of protection and restoration of cultural heritage is in the spotlight of Azerbaijan`s government," said minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz Garayev during the meeting with heads of the deliberative body of the UNESCO World Heritage Center, International Centre for the Study of the......

Eurovision fan club holds tremendous campaign in Baku Boulevard

27.04.2012 | Readed: 1321

The official fan-club of Eurovision in Azerbaijan launched a unique campaign on Thursday in Baku Boulevard. About 500 youth lit sky lanterns on the coast of the Caspian Sea. Releasing more than 400 sky lanterns symbolized the 57th Eurovision Song Contest`s slogan "Light your......

Baku magazine presented in Rome

22.04.2012 | Readed: 1364

A presentation of the Baku magazine was held here on Friday. Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and vice-president of the Foundation, founder and editor-in-chief of the magazine Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. The Englihs-language......

Azerbaijani first lady unveils monument to great poet Nizami Ganjavi in Rome

21.04.2012 | Readed: 1246

Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and head of International Relations Desk-Cabinet of the Mayor of Rome Serena Forni have today unveiled a monument to great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi in Villa Borghese park in the Italian capital. They laid......

Days of Azerbaijani culture underway in Italy

18.04.2012 | Readed: 1220

The Days of Azerbaijani Culture with support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan Embassy in Rome, and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism underway in Italy. Councilor for culture, youth policy and linguistic heritage of the Piemonte Region Michele Coppola and Azerbaijani deputy......

Construction of Baku Crystal Hall completed

17.04.2012 | Readed: 1172

The construction of the Baku Crystal Hall to host the Eurovision 2012 song contest has ended. The construction of 25 000-seat Baku Crystal Hall started on January 25, 2012. The hall will receive 20 000 people during the contest. The company, which constructed Baku Crystal Hall, has already......

Slovakian representative promises maximum show for Baku

14.04.2012 | Readed: 1180

This year Max Jason Mai will fly the Slovakian flag in Baku, according to esctoday.com.  Max Jason Mai is a rock musician. His real name is Miroslav Šmajda and was born in in Košice. Max participated in the Cesko Slovenská Superstar and ranked second. He describes himself as someone......

"Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition opens in Paris

13.04.2012 | Readed: 1285

"Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition has opened in Paris. The exhibition is organized and supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and English version of Baku magazine. Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and......

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi to be erected in Rome

11.04.2012 | Readed: 1283

A monument to great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi will be erected in Villa Borghese park in Rome, Italy, as part of a series of events to mark the outstanding figure`s 870th anniversary.  The monument will be erected in accordance with President Ilham Aliyev`s executive order on......

Azerbaijan`s first lady visits Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

06.04.2012 | Readed: 1164

On April 5th First lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva visited the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague.  Mrs. Aliyeva was told that founded in 1885 the Museum collects and preserves for future generations - in both national and international contexts - examples of historical and......

Azerbaijani first lady visits Prague Castle

06.04.2012 | Readed: 1254

On April 5th Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva had a meeting with the spouse of the Czech President Livia Klausova in Prague. Accompanied by her Czech counterpart, Mehriban Aliyeva then viewed Prague Castle. The history of the castle stretches back to the 9th century. Prague......

President of Kyrgyzstan visits Icherisheher (31.03.2012)

01.04.2012 | Readed: 1267

On March 31st President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev and his spouse Raisa Atambayeva visited Icherisheher, the Inner City of Baku. The guests familiarized themselves with the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and......

First Lady of Kyrgyz Republic visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

31.03.2012 | Readed: 1269

On March 30th First Lady of Kyrgyzstan Raisa Atambayeva visited the Museum of Modern Art in Baku. The guest was informed that the Museum was established at the initiative of Azerbaijan`s First Lady, president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva. First Lady of Kyrgyzstan was......

First lady of Kyrgyzstan visits Azerilma carpet gallery

31.03.2012 | Readed: 1294

On March 30th the first lady of Kyrgyzstan Raisa Atambayeva visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azerilma Ltd, a carpet weaving company.  The guest was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in Azerbaijan. For......

Azerbaijani young artists to present their works as part of Maiden Tower project

18.03.2012 | Readed: 1323

On the eve of Novruz holiday the exhibition of works by renowned and young artists of Azerbaijan will be held in the National (Seaside) Park in Baku with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation as part of Maiden Tower project. The exhibition will feature pictures by Emin Asgerov, Vugar......

President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva chairs regular meeting of Eurovision 2012 organizing committee

17.03.2012 | Readed: 1177

President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva on Friday chaired a regular meeting of the Eurovision 2012 organizing committee in Baku.  Head of the Eurovision 2012 organizing committee Mehriban Aliyeva said preparation work is underway in the run-up to Eurovision 2012 song......

Aida Mahmudova`s "Recycled" presented in 012 Baku Public Art Festival

17.03.2012 | Readed: 1341

"Recycled" by the Executive Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Space Aida Mahmudova was displayed at 012 Baku Public Art Festival. The core element of the installation is old window frames. This project is inspired by the sense of impermanence. The author asks how we can use the old......

Croatian President visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

14.03.2012 | Readed: 1222

On March 13th President of Croatia Ivo Josipovic and his spouse Tatiana Josipovic visited the Museum of Modern Art in Baku. Ivo Josipovic and his spouse viewed the Museum`s exhibition. The Croatian President was informed that the exposition includes best works by Azerbaijani painters......

Croatian president visits Icherisheher (13.03.2012)

14.03.2012 | Readed: 1210

Visiting Azerbaijan, Croatian president Ivo Josipovic and his spouse Tatyana Josipovic visited Icherisheher, the Inner City of Baku. The guests familiarized themselves with the Maiden Tower built in VII-VI centuries BC and restored in XII century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in......

Azerbaijan, France: greater potential for cultural cooperation (10.03.2012)

11.03.2012 | Readed: 1140

On March 10th Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev met with the visiting French minister of culture Frederick Mitterrand. Stressing the importance of such meetings for expanding bilateral cooperation between the two countries, Abulfaz Garayev praised progress......

French minister of culture and communication visits Nizami movie theatre

11.03.2012 | Readed: 1168

On March 10th French minister of culture and communication Frederick Mitterrand visited Nizami movie theatre. Azerbaijan`s minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Garayev informed his French counterpart about the reconstruction of the theatre. Mitterrand was told the reconstruction......

Azerbaijani first lady meets French Minister of Culture and Communication

10.03.2012 | Readed: 1229

On March 9th Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva met French minister of culture and communication Frédéric Mitterrand. Prior to the meeting, Mr. Mitterand and his delegation viewed a photo exhibition reflecting national leader Heydar......

French minister of culture visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

10.03.2012 | Readed: 1285

On March 9th Azerbaijan`s First Lady, president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and the minister of culture and communication of France Frederick Mitterrand visited the Museum of Modern Art here.  The minister of culture and communication of France inspected the exposition of......

French minister of culture visits ancient Icherisheher

10.03.2012 | Readed: 1226

The French minister of culture Frederick Mitterrand and his accompanied delegation visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites. The guests were informed of the very ancient history of Icherisheher, the valuable cultural heritage of the Azerbaijani nation. This residential......


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