Culture

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

28.04.2012 | Readed: 1226

"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: 1245

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: 1291

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: 1159

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: 1148

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: 1099

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: 1111

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: 1204

"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: 1200

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: 1096

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: 1190

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: 1194

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: 1193

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: 1222

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: 1230

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: 1107

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: 1251

"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: 1147

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: 1130

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: 1073

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: 1099

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: 1157

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: 1217

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: 1158

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: 1058

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: 1149

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: 1131

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: 1102

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: 1170

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: 1203

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: 1106

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: 1168

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: 1220

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: 1095

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: 1121

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: 1087

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: 1126

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: 1070

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: 1170

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: 1179

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: 1111

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: 1140

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......


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