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Eurovision-2012 concept to be launched January 25

22.01.2012 | Readed: 1141

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: 1139

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: 1062

"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: 1044

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: 1153

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: 1075

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: 1173

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: 1142

{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: 1120

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: 1162

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: 1057

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: 1329

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: 1372

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: 1259

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......

Azerbaijan cultural center opens in Moscow

20.10.2011 | Readed: 1129

The Azerbaijan cultural center locating in the precincts of the All-Russia State Library of the Foreign Literature after M.I.Rudomino opened in Moscow. The Center which became the first cultural center among the CIS countries has been founded with support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the......

President Heinz Fischer gets acquainted with ancient Icherisheher

13.10.2011 | Readed: 1117

President Heinz Fischer of Austria visited the ancient inner city of Baku, Icherisheher. The Austrian President was informed that Icherisheher, the Old City or Inner City is the historical core of Baku. In December 2000, the Old City of Baku, including the Palace of the Shirvanshahs and......

Ex-Slovakian President visits Azerbaijan`s Shaki region

13.10.2011 | Readed: 1091

Former President of Slovakia Rudolf Schuster, who attended the Baku International Humanitarian Forum on the "XXI century: hopes and challenges", visited Shaki, a region in the northwest of Azerbaijan to view its must-see places on Wednesday. The visit started from Kish village where he......

Austrian first lady tours historic core of Baku

13.10.2011 | Readed: 1085

First Lady of Austria Margit Fischer toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The First Lady was informed about Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Mrs. Fischer visited the Khanagah complex, the 15th-century Palace......

Austrian first lady visits International Mugham Center in Baku

13.10.2011 | Readed: 1089

First lady of Austria Margit Fischer visited the International Mugham Center on October 12th. The first lady was informed that the construction of the Center was initiated by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, MP......

Azeri carpets impress Austrian First Lady

13.10.2011 | Readed: 1202

First Lady of Austria Margit Fischer visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azerilma Ltd, a carpet weaving company in Azerbaijan`s capital. The First Lady was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in Azerbaijan. For......

Emin Agalarov performs in Moscow

12.10.2011 | Readed: 1150

Popular Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov gave another concert in Moscow, Russia. According to the official web site of the singer, the concert was held at the cinema and concert hall "Moscow". The programme included not only songs from his album Wonder, but also new......

"Yarat! Contemporary Art Space" launches inaugural exhibition

07.10.2011 | Readed: 1166

The inaugural exhibition "Foreword" of the "Yarat! Contemporary Art Space" organization opened in Baku. President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva has attended the exhibition. As stated, the aim of the organization......

First Lady of Azerbaijan visits Berlin-Baku Gallery and Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Germany

01.10.2011 | Readed: 1163

On September 30th First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva visited the Berlin-Baku Gallery. Mrs. Aliyeva met with the Director of the Gallery, renowned artist Ibrahim Ehrari. As stated, the Berlin-Baku Gallery is a branch of the Giz Galasi art gallery in Baku. The gallery functions since 2007......

II International book fair opens in Baku

29.09.2011 | Readed: 1087

The II International Book Fair dedicated to the 20th anniversary of state independence of Azerbaijan opened at the Baku Sports Complex organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The fair brings together representatives of 120 local, 35 foreign polygraphic enterprises from 25 world......

Monument to famous Azerbaijan singer Muslim Magomayev inaugurated in Moscow

16.09.2011 | Readed: 1205

The inauguration of the monument to Muslim Magomayev, an iconic Soviet and Azerbaijani baritone operatic and pop singer of the 1960s and 1970s, was held in Moscow, at the public garden located on the crossroads of Voznesenski and Yeliseevski alleyways, not far from the late singer`s home.......

Sculptural portrait of Azerbaijan`s first lady - "Divine Muse, protectress of Azerbaijani Mugham" presented in Canada

07.09.2011 | Readed: 1174

A bust of the President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva has been presented in the picturesque city of Canada - Niagara on the Lake. The Azerbaijani Culture and Art Days have recently been celebrated in Niagara as a part of......

Emin Agalarov to give concert in Batumi

24.08.2011 | Readed: 1158

Famous Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov, who is living in Russia, will give a concert in Batumi, Georgia, on Monday.
According to the official website of the singer, he will perform several hits from \"Wonder\" album and new songs.

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Outstanding artist Tahir Salahov elected full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

23.08.2011 | Readed: 3001

The world known artist, the People`s Artist of Azerbaijan and Russia, the vice-president of Russian Academy of Arts Tahir Salahov has been elected as full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts on the nomination of art. Presentation of the Diploma will be at the plenary......

Azerbaijan remembers Magomayev

18.08.2011 | Readed: 1164

On August 17th Azerbaijan marked the anniversary of its legendary opera and popular music performer Muslim Magomayev. A commemoration ceremony, which took place at the singer`s gravesite, was attended by rector of the Baku branch of the Moscow State University Nargiz Pashayeva, people`s......

"Muslum Magomayev is a musician of all times and another such master will never be born again"

18.08.2011 | Readed: 1138

Muslum Magomayev is a musician of all times and another such master will never be born again, popular composer and singer Emin Agalarov told the journalists. He visited Alley of Honors to commemorate prominent Azerbaijani singer, People`s Artist of the USSR Muslum Magomayev`s birthday.......

Dominican PM visits National History Museum of Azerbaijan

12.08.2011 | Readed: 1199

A delegation led by Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit visited the National History Museum of Azerbaijan. The museum building was built in 1895-1897 on the basis of architect Josef Goslavsky's project. The mansion was the residence of famous entrepreneur......

Chinese military delegation visits Azerbaijan`s Shaki region

11.08.2011 | Readed: 1109

A delegation of high-ranking officers of the Chinese People`s Armed Police Force and the Militia visited Shaki, a region in the northwest of Azerbaijan, on Wednesday. The Chinese delegation visited the region`s must-see places, including ancient historical and architectural......

Gabala hosts New Russia Symphony Orchestra`s performance

04.08.2011 | Readed: 1098

The New Russia Symphony Orchestra headed by Yuri Bashmet has given a concert as part of the 3rd Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The concert featured "Italian Symphony" and concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Felix Mendelssohn, Werther`s......

Gabala hosts mugham and chamber music concerts

31.07.2011 | Readed: 1107

"Mugham evening" and a chamber music concert were held as part of the 3rd Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The chamber music concert, held on Friday, featured music pieces by Gaetano Donizetti, Gioachino Rossini and Salvatore Cardillo.......

Azeri chamber musicians to join TURKSOY International Youth Chamber Orchestra

30.07.2011 | Readed: 1184

Azeri musicians will perform with TURKSOY International Youth Chamber Orchestra established in 2010. Students of the Baku Music Academy Mustafa Mehmandarov (violin), Elvin Najafov (viola) and Narim Musayev (violin) will attend the concert to be held in Ankara on Tuesday. The concert......

Gabala hosts three more concerts

30.07.2011 | Readed: 1180

Three more concerts were held as part of the 3rd Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The first concert entitled "Fantasy", held on Thursday, and featured music pieces by Azerbaijani composers Tofig Guliyev, Said Rustamov, Vasif Adigozalov and......

Azerbaijani culture minister meets Romanian counterpart

30.07.2011 | Readed: 1143

Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev met with the Romanian Minister of Culture and National Patrimony Hunor Kelemen. Speaking in the meeting, Garayev noted such visits contribute to expansion of cooperation. He pointed out erection of a monument to Azerbaijan`s national......

Gabala hosts chamber and symphonic music concerts

27.07.2011 | Readed: 1160

Chamber music and "Viva opera" concerts were held on Monday as part of the 3rd Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Music pieces by prominent Azerbaijan and European composers were performed in the concert. The Orchestra played arias and......

Polish President tours historic core of Baku

27.07.2011 | Readed: 1120

Visiting President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The President was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Komorowski visited the Maiden Tower, the Khanagah......

Polish President visits Azerilma carpet gallery

26.07.2011 | Readed: 1228

On July 25th President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azerilma Ltd, a carpet weaving company. The President was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in Azerbaijan. For centuries......

Emin Agalarov performs in London

24.07.2011 | Readed: 1090

Popular Azerbaijani singer and composer Emin Agalarov gave a concert at Under the Bridge club in London, the United Kingdom. "I am proud that the Eurovision 2012 Song Contest will be held in Azerbaijan`s capital Baku," Agalarov said in the opening ceremony of the concert. According......

2nd International Pianists contest wraps up in Gabala

24.07.2011 | Readed: 1215

The 2nd international pianists contest ended in Gabala, Azerbaijan. The contest, part of the 3rd international music festival, was organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Russian Andrei Yaroshnsky, Georgian Ketevan Jakaratashvili and Ukrainian Aleksandr Samoilov performed together......


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