Culture

Heydar Aliyev Foundation opens "Richness of Azerbaijan`s culture" exhibition in St. Tropez

19.07.2011 | Readed: 1126

"Richness of Azerbaijan`s culture" exhibition has opened in Saint Tropez, France, supported and organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The exhibition, which takes place as part of the 2nd Ramatuelle festival of classical music, will last until July 20. The exhibition highlights Azerbaijani......

Azeri musicians` performance aroused interest in Ramatuelle classical music festival in France

19.07.2011 | Readed: 1143

The Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra named after Gara Garayev has opened the 2nd Ramatuelle classical music festival in France supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The orchestra conducted by People`s artist Teymur Goychayev performed music pieces by prominent Azerbaijani composers, such......

Romanian delegation visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

13.07.2011 | Readed: 1144

A delegation of Romania`s leading Democratic Liberal Party (PDL) led by Mayor of Bucharest`s Sector 2 Nekulay Ontsanu, who is visiting Baku by invitation of New Azerbaijan Party, has today visited the Museum of Modern Art. The delegation was told the museum was established on the......

Bas-relief to Magomayev unveiled in Baku

07.07.2011 | Readed: 1013

A bas-relief has been unveiled on a building in Baku where the late singer Muslim Magomayev once lived. The ceremony was attended by Muslim Magomayev`s widow, Tamara Sinyavskaya, Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev and singer Emin Agalarov amongst others. The......

Azerbaijan`s tourism bodies join UNWTO

02.07.2011 | Readed: 1227

The Azerbaijani Tourism Institute, Baku Tourism Information Center and Azerbaijan Tourism Association (Azta) have become affiliate members of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). UNWTO plays a role in promoting the development of responsible, ‎sustainable and universally accessible......

Azeri delegation attends 35th session of UNESCO`s World Heritage Committee

01.07.2011 | Readed: 1211

A delegation of Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and employees of national Committee for UNESCO and permanent mission to UNESCO participated in the 35th session of the World Heritage Committee held in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France on June 19-29. Chairwoman of the committee......

JW Marriott Absheron Baku hotel to open in December

21.06.2011 | Readed: 1131

The JW Marriott Absheron Baku hotel owned by Marriott International will open in December. The hotel of 243 rooms is located in Azadlig (Liberty) Square in the capital. The hotel will offer a number of restaurants and bars to the visitors. Their windows offer an amazing view to the......

Participants of BSANNA General Assembly visit National History Museum of Azerbaijan

15.06.2011 | Readed: 1134

Participants of the 5th General Assembly of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA), hosted by AzerTAc, visited the National History Museum of Azerbaijan. The participants were informed on the history of the museum. As stated, the museum building was built in......

Participants of BSANNA General Assembly visit Gala archeological-ethnographic museum complex near Baku

15.06.2011 | Readed: 1338

Participants of the 5th General Assembly of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA), hosted by AzerTAc visited the Gala Archeological-Ethnographic Museum Complex near Azerbaijan`s capital. The complex created at the initiative of President of the Heydar Aliyev......

Participants of BSANNA General Assembly visit Museum of Modern Art in Baku

15.06.2011 | Readed: 1103

On June 14th Participants of the 5th General Assembly of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA), hosted by AzerTAc visited the Museum of Modern Art in Azerbaijan`s capital. The participants familiarized themselves with an exposition of the museum which was......

Swedish Foreign Minister visits historical core of Baku

14.06.2011 | Readed: 1191

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden Carl Bildt toured Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital on Monday. The Swedish Minister firstly familiarized himself with the Maiden Tower, the Office of Icharishahar (Inner City) State Historical-Architectural Reserve said.......

Participants of BSANNA General Assembly visit historical core of Baku

14.06.2011 | Readed: 1167

Participants of the 5th General Assembly of the Black Sea Association of National News Agencies (BSANNA) hosted by AzerTAc, toured Ichari Shahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital on Monday. Participants were informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the......

Norway`s Crown Prince visits historical core of Baku

08.06.2011 | Readed: 1135

On June 7th Haakon, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Norway toured Icheri Shekher, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The Crown Prince was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Haakon visited Gosha Gala Gates (Twin......

FIFA and AFFA presidents tour historic core of Baku

08.06.2011 | Readed: 1079

President of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association) Joseph S. Blatter, who is here to attend ceremonies to mark the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijani football and president of AFFA (Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan) Rovnag Abdullayev toured the Icharishahar,......

Venice Biennale: Azerbaijan pavilion arouses great interest

04.06.2011 | Readed: 1276

As earlier reported, in the frame of the 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the Azerbaijan pavilion was opened at the Palazzo Benzonda of the XV century near the famous Realto Bridge. Azerbaijan`s First Lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and......

TRT Baku office turns 10

03.06.2011 | Readed: 1122

An event to mark the 10th anniversary of TRT Baku Office took place in Turkey`s embassy in Baku. The event brought together political figures, workers of science and culture, mass media and Turkish businessmen. A representative of TRT Baku office Yuksal Dayarcan brifed on activity of......

Days of Azerbaijani Culture kick off in China

26.05.2011 | Readed: 1176

The days of Azerbaijani culture started in China with support of Ministries of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and China and Azerbaijani embassy in China. The event brought together top-ranking representatives of China, members of the diplomatic corps and students. Azerbaijani Minister......

Date of Eurovision 2012 made public

25.05.2011 | Readed: 1166

The date of the Eurovision 2012 to be held in Azerbaijan`s capital has been announced, according to the Public TV and Radio Broadcasting Company. The first semifinal is slated for May 22, the second for May 24. The contest will culminate with a final on May 26. Preparations for the contest......

Kazakh poet`s anniversary celebrated in Gabala

24.05.2011 | Readed: 1067

A ceremony to mark the 75th birthday anniversary of Kazakh poet Oljas Suleymenov and his awarding with the Order of "Dostluq" (Friendship) was held in Azerbaijani town of Gabala on Sunday. The participants included Azeri MPs Elmira Akhundova and Nizami Jafarov, president of the Union of......

Czech President visits Gobustan State Reserve

19.05.2011 | Readed: 1257

President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus and his spouse Mrs. Livia Klausová visited Gobustan State Reserve. They were informed that settled since the 8th millennium BC, the area contains more than 600,000 distinct paintings, going as far back as 20,000 years to as recent as 5,000......

Czech President visiting historical core of Baku

19.05.2011 | Readed: 1065

President of the Czech Republic Václav Klaus and his spouse Mrs. Livia Klausová toured Icheri Shekher, the old city in the historical core of Baku. The guests were briefed on the history of Icheri Sheher Historical and Architectural Reserve and visited monuments there. The tour began......

First Lady of Czech visiting International Mugham Center

18.05.2011 | Readed: 1112

On May 17th First Lady of the Czech Republic Livia Klausová as part of her visit to Azerbaijan visited the International Mugham Center. The guest was informed that the construction of the Center was initiated by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador,......

First Lady of Czech Republic Livia Klausová tours National Park

18.05.2011 | Readed: 1079

First Lady of the Czech Republic Livia Klausová as part of the visit to Azerbaijan toured the Baku seaside park (National Park). Ms. Klausová was informed that in accordance with the Decree signed by President Heydar Aliyev on December 29, 1998, the seaside park was granted the National......

Azeri carpets impress Czech first lady

18.05.2011 | Readed: 1100

First Lady of the Czech Republic Livia Klausová 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 centuries Azerbaijan had......

Azerbaijan`s duo wins Eurovision-2011 song contest

15.05.2011 | Readed: 1074

Azerbaijan emerged triumphant at the Eurovision song contest held in Dusseldorf, Germany with Ell/Nikki duo who received the highest number of points from televoters and juries from the 43 countries. Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal with their song Running Scared managed to gather 221 points......

Azerbaijani, Latvian first ladies visit Museum of Modern Art in Baku

12.05.2011 | Readed: 1021

Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and First Lady of Latvia Lilita Zatlere visited the Museum of Modern Art and viewed Pearls of art exhibition here. Mrs. Zatlere was told the museum was......

First Lady of Latvia visiting International Mugham Center

12.05.2011 | Readed: 1033

First Lady of Latvia Lilita Zatlere as part of her visit to Azerbaijan visited the International Mugham Center. The guest 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......

Latvian First Lady tours historic core of Baku

12.05.2011 | Readed: 1045

Visiting First Lady of Latvia Lilita Zatlere toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The First Lady was informed about the Icharishahar which was enlisted in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Mrs. Zatlere visited the Maiden Tower and the Palace of......

First Lady of Latvia took part in Flower Festival dedicated to 88th birthday of national leader of Azerbaijan

11.05.2011 | Readed: 1086

On May 10th First lady of Latvia Lilita Zatlere as part of her visit to Azerbaijan participated in the Flower Festival dedicated to the 88th birthday of the national leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev. The festival was organized in Baku outside the Heydar Aliyev Palace. Ms. Lilita Zatlere......

Azeri carpets impress Latvian first lady

11.05.2011 | Readed: 1059

The first lady of Latvia Mrs. Lilita Zatlere 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 centuries Azerbaijan had been a......

Azerbaijan qualifies for Eurovision-2011 final

11.05.2011 | Readed: 974

Azerbaijan`s representatives Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal have progressed to the final of the "Eurovision-2011" contest in the first semifinal held in Düsseldorf, Germany. The final of the contest will be held on May 14. Totally 43 representatives participate in the......

First Lady: Azerbaijan`s government provided financial assistance to reconstruction of Louvre

05.05.2011 | Readed: 1012

The Azerbaijani first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva said the government of Azerbaijan provided a financial assistance to the reconstruction work at Louvre Museum. Mrs. Aliyeva met Director of Louvre Henri Loyrette,......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets Van Cleef & Arpels President

05.05.2011 | Readed: 1093

On May 4th  Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva met President of French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels, Stanislas de Quercize. They met at Azerbaijan`s Modern Art Museum which hosts......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets French film star Catherine Deneuve

05.05.2011 | Readed: 1120

Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva met French film star Catherine Deneuve. Mrs. Aliyeva said she was pleased to see the French actress in Azerbaijan. "You are visiting our country for the......

Director of Louvre Museum visits State Museum of Azerbaijani Carpets and Folk Applied Arts

05.05.2011 | Readed: 1015

Henri Loyrette, director of the Louvre Museum familiarized himself with the construction works in the new building of the State Museum of Azerbaijani Carpets and Folk Applied Arts. Loyrette was informed that the foundation stone for the building, located in the National Park, was laid in......

Lithuanian President and Azerbaijan`s First Lady tour historic core of Baku

04.05.2011 | Readed: 1080

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite and Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The President was informed about the......

Azeri carpets impress Lithuanian President

04.05.2011 | Readed: 1093

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite 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 centuries Azerbaijan had been a......

Photo exhibition "Russian-Azerbaijan cultural relations in AzerTAc and ITAR-TASS photos" commemorating national leader Heydar Aliyev launched in Baku

04.05.2011 | Readed: 1042

The Russian embassy in Baku together with Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) and Russian Information Telegraph Agency (ITAR-TASS) launched a photo exhibition marking the 88th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev. Launched at the Academy of Public Administration under the......

UNESCO to mark 100th anniversary of "Arshin mal alan"

01.05.2011 | Readed: 1812

UNESCO will mark 100th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli's 'Arshin Mal Alan' musical comedy. Culture and Tourism Ministry's department for international relations and cultural programs said that due to large-scale measures taken by the Ministry to popularize......

Book center opened in Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy

23.04.2011 | Readed: 1085

A book center was opened at Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) on Friday. On the occasion of the opening, the ADA also hosted the 1st International Cultural Festival. Chief of the Presidential Administration`s department for socio-political affairs Ali Hasanov, ambassadors and other officials......

Azerbaijan Institute of Tourism signed cooperation agreement with Auistria`s IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems

22.04.2011 | Readed: 1155

On Thursday a minister of culture of Azerbaijan met with delegation led by Heinz Boyer from Austria`s IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems. The meeting took place at Muslim Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall. Cooperation agreement for the upcoming 4 years was concluded......

Baku Forum discussed in session of Council of the Culture Ministers of South East Europe

20.04.2011 | Readed: 1039

The annual session of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe was held in Bucharest on April 14-15. Azerbaijan was represented in the event by the delegation led by Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz Garayev. The cooperation programs, cultural......


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