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Portugal wins the 2017 Eurovision song contest

15.05.2017 | Readed: 948

Salvador Sobral from Portugal has won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'Amar Pelos......

“Ali and Nino” movie premiere held Luxembourg

11.05.2017 | Readed: 907

Premiere of the Azerbaijani movie “Ali and Nino” has been held at the “Kinepolis” theatre in Luxembourg. The film Ali and Nino is based on the novel – an acclaimed international bestseller......

Azerbaijan's Dihaj into Eurovision grand final

10.05.2017 | Readed: 893

Azerbaijan's Dihaj is among first ten qualifiers for the Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. In total 18 countries competed for 10 places in the Grand......

UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab culture presented in Baku

08.05.2017 | Readed: 891

A promotional event for the UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab culture has been held as part of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku. Addressing the event, Nada Al-Nashif, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences, said......

“The forum is the only platform attracting influential international structures as partners’, Abulfas Garayev

06.05.2017 | Readed: 831

Within the World Forum on Inter-Cultural Dialogue, “Advancing Intercultural Dialogue: New Avenues for Human Security, Peace and Sustainable Development”, a press conference was held in......

Baku hosts 3rd Meeting of International Network for UNESCO Silk Roads Online Platform

05.05.2017 | Readed: 782

The Third Meeting of the International Network for the UNESCO Silk Roads Online Platform has been held in Baku. Focal Points from 25 member states were in attendance, representing their respective countries, along with academics and experts who......

Baku hosts Second Academic Forum of UNESCO Chairs in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue

05.05.2017 | Readed: 780

The Second Academic Forum of UNESCO Chairs working in the field of intercultural and interreligious dialogue has started in Baku on the occasion of the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. It is organized by UNESCO in partnership with the......

First ladies of Mali, Ethiopia and Rwanda to attend Baku World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

03.05.2017 | Readed: 727

The first ladies of Mali, Ethiopia and Rwanda will be participating in the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue to take place in Baku from May 4-6. Held under the slogan “Advancing......

Film by Azerbaijani director wins Gold Remi Award at Worldfest festival in Houston

02.05.2017 | Readed: 605

‘Inner City’ by Azerbaijani filmmaker Ilgar Safat has won the Gold Remi Award at the 50th Worldfest festival in Houston, Texas, USA. The film was produced by Azerbaijanfilm Studio named after......

Baku hosts solemn opening of 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival

25.04.2017 | Readed: 598

The solemn opening of the 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival has been held at Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim Magomayev. Addressing the event, Azerbaijan's......

“Dusen Kaseinov - 70" book presented in Baku

15.04.2017 | Readed: 614

Azerbaijan Ataturk Center in Baku has hosted the launch of a book celebrating the 70th anniversary of TURKSOY Secretary General Dusen Kaseinov. “Dusen Kaseinov - 70" book is a joint project of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and Azerbaijan......

Talented Azerbaijani artist Aida Mahmudova opens her “Landscaped” exhibition in Vienna

08.04.2017 | Readed: 653

Azerbaijan`s Culture Center in Vienna has hosted the launch of “Landscaped” exhibition of talented Azerbaijani artist Aida Mahmudova. Participants in the ceremony included Austrian public figures, artists, representatives of the diplomatic corps.......

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism holds several meetings in US

05.04.2017 | Readed: 627

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has paid a visit to New York, the US to hold discussions about the 4th World Intercultural Dialogue Forum to be held in Baku. Mr. Garayev......

Vietnamese magazine: Azerbaijan is a beautiful land of hospitable people

03.04.2017 | Readed: 467

"Vietnam Integration " magazine has published an article headlined "Azerbaijan: A beautiful land of hospitable......

Azerbaijan represented at international art festival in Spain

01.04.2017 | Readed: 413

An Azerbaijani delegation has participated in the Fiestalonia Milenio international festival in Spain. International competitions, held under the brand Fiestalonia contribute to the preservation and......

Cuban newspapers highlight Novruz traditions in Azerbaijan

31.03.2017 | Readed: 414

The Cuban “Bohemia” magazine and portal of the Ministry of Culture “CUBARTE” published articles about the celebration of Novruz holiday in Azerbaijan, as well as history of the bilateral relations between the two......

"Azerbaijan`s national idea in global transformation period” book published in Moscow

30.03.2017 | Readed: 426

“Azerbaijan` national idea in global transformation period” book by Academician, head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, Ramiz Mehdiyev has been published in Moscow, Russia The......

Azerbaijan represented at Leipzig Book Fair

30.03.2017 | Readed: 405

The International Leipzig Book Fair has opened in Germany. The Azerbaijani delegation has also participated in the fair. The fair takes place annually over four days at the Leipzig Trade Fairground......

Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

17.03.2017 | Readed: 461

A presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary has been held in Baku. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva attend the......

Memorial plaque to acclaimed Azerbaijani architect unveiled in Florence

13.03.2017 | Readed: 495

A memorial plaque to acclaimed Azerbaijani architect Fikrat Huseynov has been unveiled in Palazzo Coppini, in the historic center of Florence, Italy. Palazzo Coppini is an International Centre for international meetings between different cultures and......

Baku Jazz Festival joins Europe Jazz Network

03.03.2017 | Readed: 647

Baku Jazz Festival has become a member of the Europe Jazz......

AZERTAC photo wins silver medal at “Salon DAGUERRE 2017” contest in Paris

02.03.2017 | Readed: 711

A photo by AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a silver medal at “Salon DAGUERRE 2017” contest held in Paris, France. "Cleaning" photo won the......

Books on Armenia`s policy of aggression and ethnic cleansing against Azerbaijan presented

27.02.2017 | Readed: 764

The Presidential Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov`s books on Armenia`s policy of aggression and ethnic cleansing against Azerbaijan has been presented in Baku. Attended by......

American artist exhibition opens in Baku

23.02.2017 | Readed: 856

An exhibition “The OBSERVER is the OBSERVED” by American artist Shane Guffogg opened February 21 at the Art Gallery of the Museum Center in Baku. The event was co-organized by art agency Marika......

"Justice for Khojaly" exhibition to open in Berlin

21.02.2017 | Readed: 910

Azerbaijani artist Ashraf Heybatov will open his "Justice for Khojaly" exhibition in Berlin on February 25. He is a member of UNESCO International Association of Art, and chairman of the Association......

Khojaly commemoration concert to be held in Paris

14.02.2017 | Readed: 1193

A commemorative event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide will be held in Paris. To be organized by the European Azerbaijan Society, the concert will feature performances by Nazrin Rashidova, Lionel Andrey and Chagall......

Aida Mahmudova`s solo exhibition opens in Belgium

10.02.2017 | Readed: 1224

Deweer Gallery presented the first solo exhibition of young Azerbaijani artist Aida Mahmudova in Belgium. This solo show also marks the beginning of the representation......

France to host 11th Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition

05.02.2017 | Readed: 1160

The 11th Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition will be held in France and Switzerland on May 15-18. The final concert of the competition will be held at the office of the United Nations in......

YARAT to present “Maryam” film

30.01.2017 | Readed: 1270

YARAT Contemporary Art Space will host demonstration of “Maryam” short......

Semi-Final Allocation draw to take place in Kyiv

30.01.2017 | Readed: 1254

The Semi-Final Allocation Draw, to determine which country will participate in which Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, will take place in the Column Hall......

AZERTAC's photo correspondent wins international award

25.01.2017 | Readed: 1231

Photo entitled "Above the forest" taken by AZERTAC's photo correspondent Vugar Amrullayev has won the first international "Salon of Photography - Autumn Circuit 2016"......

Azerbaijani jazz pianist Novrasli to perform in France

13.01.2017 | Readed: 1196

In February, jazzman, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Shahin Novrasli will give a concert in......

Baku to host exhibition on 820th anniversary of Seven Beauties epic

06.01.2017 | Readed: 1158

A personal exhibition of applied arts master Sona Maharramova will open at Baku Khatai Art Center on January 16. Called Seven Beauties, the exhibition will mark the 820th anniversary of Seven Beauties epic by great Azerbaijani poet Nizami......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges New Year party for children

30.12.2016 | Readed: 1198

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has held traditional festivities for children on the occasion of World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and the New Year at Buta Palace. President of the Heydar Aliyev......

“Leyli and Majnun” mugham opera demonstrated at Marionette Theatre

29.12.2016 | Readed: 1197

Marionette performance of “Leyli and Majnun” mugham opera by well-known Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli was demonstrated at the Marionette Theatre. Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban......

Art Doll exhibition opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

28.12.2016 | Readed: 1197

Art Doll exhibition has been launched at Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva viewed the exhibition. In his......

"New world order and national idea" book by Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev published

27.12.2016 | Readed: 1164

A new book by academician Ramiz Mehdiyev, head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, titled "New world order and national idea" has been published. The book includes Ramiz Mehdiyev's two works which were......

Nakhchivan Studies Center turns five

26.12.2016 | Readed: 1106

An event to mark the fifth anniversary of Nakhchivan Studies Center of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic has today been held. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan......

Poetry night with initiative vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation held in Baku

26.12.2016 | Readed: 1103

A poetry night with the initiative of the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva was held at the National Museum of Art in Baku. The event was arranged within the “Word” literary......

“Irevan: Hidden Truth” documentary presented in Baku

22.12.2016 | Readed: 1122

“Irevan: Hidden Truth” documentary has been presented (in Azerbaijani, Russian and English languages) in Baku. The film was shot as part of cooperation between Virtual Karabakh......

"Zima" Children Music Festival wraps up in Baku

20.12.2016 | Readed: 1084

The final concert of the "Zima" Children Music Festival has been held at Heydar Aliyev Palace. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the......

"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer Arif Malikov presented

17.12.2016 | Readed: 1119

"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer, People`s Artist, holder of State and Heydar Aliyev awards, full member of ANAS, professor Arif Malikov has been presented at Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim......


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