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First lady of Kyrgyzstan visits Azerilma carpet gallery

31.03.2012 | Readed: 1166

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: 1167

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: 1055

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: 1184

"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: 1094

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: 1077

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: 1020

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: 1045

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: 1097

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: 1155

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: 1103

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......

Azerbaijan`s first lady views exhibition reflecting history of Eurovision Song Contest

08.03.2012 | Readed: 1006

On March 7th Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva viewed an exhibition reflecting the history of the Eurovision Song Contest at the Baku Business Center. Mrs. Aliyeva first inspected a new bus. The first lady was informed that the 49-seat......

Wife of former Malaysian Premier visits Azerilma carpet gallery

04.03.2012 | Readed: 1085

On March 3rd wife of former Prime Minister of Malaysia Siti Hasmah 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 Azerbaijan. For centuries......

Russian art critic delivers lecture in Baku

01.03.2012 | Readed: 1074

Russian art critic, artistic director of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, founder of Hermitage Association and curator of art exhibitions abroad Leonid Bazhanov made a lecture in UNS Creative Stage here organized by YARAT Contemporary Art Space non-profit organization.  Leonid......

Tickets for 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is already on sale

29.02.2012 | Readed: 1043

Tickets for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest went on sale on the. All fans can purchase the tickets for the first Semi-Final of the upcoming Eurovision Contest in Baku on May 22, online in eurovision.tv. Tickets will be sold in four stages: 1st Semi-Final......

Azeri exhibits on display in Kuwait

21.02.2012 | Readed: 1103

The Azerbaijan Embassy in Kuwait has presented Azerbaijan to the visitors of the international exhibition "Friends and brothers", which kicked off Sunday at the Kuwait University on the occasion of 21st anniversary of liberation of Kuwait from Iraq`s occupation. The Azerbaijan`s stand......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Moscow office arranges exhibition of Azerbaijani artist

18.02.2012 | Readed: 1147

The Moscow representation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has organized a personal exhibition of Azerbaijani painter Asgar Mammadov. The exhibition, called Two wings of the heart, was organized in collaboration with the Library for Foreign Literature, Azerbaijan Culture Centre and......

Eurovision 2012 tickets to go on sale on February 28

16.02.2012 | Readed: 1035

Tickets for Eurovision 2012 Song Contest will go on sale since February 28 and can be purchased online. More information available soon. The Eurovision Song Contest 2012 will be the 57th annual Eurovision Song Contest. It will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, following Azerbaijan`s win in the......

"Land of Fires on the Silk Road" exhibition opened in Rome

15.02.2012 | Readed: 1112

In the framework of Biennial of Culture of the East countries, an exhibition titled "Azerbaijan - "The Land of Fires" on the Silk Road" was opened in the Museum of Roman Civilizations in Rome, the embassy of Azerbaijan in Italy said.  The event was organized in frameworks of the......

Sabina Babayeva selected to represent Azerbaijan in Eurovision

14.02.2012 | Readed: 1144

Sabina Babayeva will represent Azerbaijan in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Sabina was selected in tonight's show broadcasted on Ictimai TV. The Azeri entry that will be performed by in Europe's favourite show will be chosen soon. Five singers competed in......

Visa and accreditation details released for Azerbaijan

12.02.2012 | Readed: 1041

Azerbaijani authorities and EBU have released information regarding the visa procedure for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, as well as more details concerning the hotels, accreditations for fans and press and ticket sales today. The visa procedure has been simplied and Eurovision fans and......

Azeri Eurovision-2011 winners receive Person of the Year award

08.02.2012 | Readed: 1066

Azerbaijan`s Eurovision winning duo Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal have received the Person of the Year award of the Chingiz Mustafayev Foundation and ANS Group of Companies. Speaking to the award-giving ceremony, Mirshahin Agayev, ANS Group of Companies` vice-president, said Eldar and......

Azerbaijani representative in Eurovision-2012 to be announced on February 12

05.02.2012 | Readed: 1031

The Azerbaijani representative in the Eurovision 2012 Song Contest will be announced on February 12. The national final will be held in the Heydar Aliyev Palace. During this week the finalists will have 30 minutes to introduce themselves and perform live for the audience. Today at......

"Azerbaijani fairy tales through the eyes of children" project received registration certificate

01.02.2012 | Readed: 1074

Development and World public union`s "Azerbaijani fairy tales through the eyes of children" project, which received a registration certificate from the Copyright Agency is one of a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence. Representative of the Union......

Light your fire! Azerbaijan to make Eurovision accessories

01.02.2012 | Readed: 1013

Special accessories for the Eurovision-2012 Song Contest will go on sale in Azerbaijan which will host the event this May. Sietse Bakker, the contest`s Event Supervisor, the production of various accessories has already been started. The accessories will be sold in different places......

Press conference on Eurovision-2012 held in Baku

27.01.2012 | Readed: 1108

On January 26th a press conference related to the Evrovision-2012 song contest was held here. The event was attended by Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest Jon Ola Sand, Event Supervisor of the Contest Sietse Bakker, Eurovision TV Director Jorgen Franck, and head of......

Baku accepts Eurovision-2012 Host City Insignia

26.01.2012 | Readed: 1114

On January 25th Azerbaijan`s capital accepted a Host City Insignia of the Eurovision-2012 Song Contest in a colorful and impressive ceremony at the Buta Palace.  Dusseldorf`s Lord Major Drik Elbers handed over the symbolic key to the Eurovision Song Contest to Baku Mayor Hajibala......

Emin Agalarov to give concerts in Moscow and St Petersburg

24.01.2012 | Readed: 1044

Famous Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov will give concerts in Moscow and Saint Petersburg in February. On February 11, Agalarov will perform at Lenconcert complex and on February 13 at the Ice Palace in St. Petersburg. Agalarov`s Moscow concert will take place at the......

Eurovision-2012 concept to be launched January 25

22.01.2012 | Readed: 1073

The Eurovision-2012 concept will be launched as part of a Host City Insignia presentation ceremony in Azerbaijan`s capital January 25. The presentation ceremony will see the handover of the Host City Insignia to Azerbaijan, a semi-final draw and the launch of Eurovison-2012 logo and......

Moldovan Prime Minister tours historic core of Baku

19.01.2012 | Readed: 1078

The Moldovan Prime Minister Vladimir Filat has toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. Moldovan PM was informed about Icharishahar which was included into the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Filat visited the Icharishahar (Inner City) State......

London opens "Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition

19.01.2012 | Readed: 1012

"Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition organized and supported by Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the English version of Baku magazine has opened here on Tuesday. First Lady of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and vice-president of the......

Emin Agalarov performs in Baku

24.12.2011 | Readed: 988

Famous Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov, who is living in Russia, gave a concert in Heydar Aliyev Palace. Emin Agalarov was accompanied by six musicians and three backing vocalists in the scene. The singer recalled People's Artist of USSR Muslim Magomayev as......

Exhibition of Latvian artists opens in Baku

08.12.2011 | Readed: 1091

Within the Days of Culture of Latvia in Azerbaijan, an exhibition of the Latvian artists yesterday opened in Gyz Galasy gallery where the works of two known Latvian artists are presented. They are Alexey Naumov and Andris Vitolins.  At the opening of exhibition present was the rector of......

Azeri MP to attend meeting of People`s Artists of USSR in Russia

08.12.2011 | Readed: 1011

Prominent cultural figure, deputy of the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani parliament) Zeynab Khanlarova will leave for Moscow, Russia on Thursday to take part in the meeting of People`s Artists of the USSR on the occasion of the CIS`s 20th jubilee. Zeynab Khanlarova will share her views on the......

Azeri comedy staged in UK

07.12.2011 | Readed: 1117

A première of Azerbaijani comedy "Shakespeare" by prominent dramatist, People`s Writer Elchin was held in English in the Vanguard theatre of the Horse Hospital Art Center, the UK on Monday. Elchin Afandiyev was present at the show. Producer of the play is head of Grantler`s Art......

5th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival kicks off in Baku

06.12.2011 | Readed: 1089

{nl}A solemn opening ceremony of the 5th Mstislav Rostropovich Festival was held in Heydar Aliyev Palace on Sunday.The artistic director of the festival, co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation is......

Director General of Qatar News Agency tours historic core of Baku and Seaside National Park

01.12.2011 | Readed: 1065

Director General of Qatar News Agency (QNA) Ahmed Saad Al Buanain, Chief of Agency`s News Department Abdullah Abdurrahman and Director General of AzerTAc Aslan Aslanov toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The guests were informed on Giz Galasi (Maiden......

Director General of QNA Ahmad Saad Al Buanain visits Nizami Ganjavi Museum of Literature in Baku

30.11.2011 | Readed: 1109

As part of his visit to Baku, Director General of Qatar News Agency (QNA) Ahmad Saad Al Buanain, Chief of the News Department of QNA Abdullah Abdurrahman and Director General of AzerTAc Aslan Aslanov on Tuesday visited the Nizami Ganjavi Museum of Literature. The guests were given detailed......

Mayor of Tbilisi visits Icheri Shekher

29.11.2011 | Readed: 1001

Mayor of Tbilisi Gigi Ugulava on Monday visited the Icheri Shekher State Historical-Architectural Reserve (Old City) in Baku.  The guest was informed that Icheri Shekher is a historical monument of Baku included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage list. The guest visited the Maiden Tower......

Famous composer Sevil Aliyeva`s album released by Universal Music

11.11.2011 | Readed: 1258

Sevil Aliyeva became the first composer in not only Azerbaijan but also CIS whose songs were released by the Universal Music, world famous company. The presentation of "The gallery of Seville" instrumental album by renowned composer Sevil Aliyeva was held in Moscow.  Sevil Aliyeva......

Azerbaijan`s Goychay region holds VI Pomegranate Festival

05.11.2011 | Readed: 1295

Goychay is known for its long history of growing the pomegranates, certainly the best in Azerbaijan. So every year, for the last five years, Goycay has had a pomegranate festival. And current year, the Executive Power of Goychay region holds the traditional pomegranate festival.  The......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s Vice-President holds meetings in US

04.11.2011 | Readed: 1204

Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder of the International Dialogue for Environmental Action, IDEA, Leyla Aliyeva, who is in New York to receive the "Key to Life" Award of the Children`s Cancer & Blood Foundation (CCBF) held several meetings in New York on......


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