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AZERTAC’s photo wins bronze medal of Photographic Exhibition "Contrast 2016"

04.05.2016 | Readed: 1035

Photo taken by AZERTAC`s employee has won the bronze medal of the International Photographic Association of the Master of Light. Taken by photographer Ilgar Jafarov, the photo is entitled “Rememdered......

ADA University Commencement ceremony held

30.04.2016 | Readed: 1105

ADA University Commencement ceremony has been held. The ceremony featured "Citizenship and Social Responsibility: Tribute to Heroes" event. Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva......

Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva addresses 2nd Plenary Session of UNAOC Global Forum

28.04.2016 | Readed: 1153

Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva has addressed Plenary Session 2 “Good Practices in Social Inclusion” of the 7th Global Forum of the United National Alliance of......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Community of San Patrignano discuss cooperation opportunities

28.04.2016 | Readed: 1114

Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has today met with Co-Founder and Representative of the Community of San Patrignano Letizia Moratti, who is attending the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of......

Azerbaijani movie to be screened at Fajr International Film Festival

21.04.2016 | Readed: 1044

"Bloody January" movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Vahid Mustafayev will be demonstrated at the 34th Fajr International Film Festival in Iran. The film tells the story of the events during the night of January 19 to 20, 1990.......

Foreign ministers of several countries to attend UNAOC Global Baku Forum

20.04.2016 | Readed: 1068

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of several countries, including Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey, Anifah Aman of Malaysia, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo of Spain and Riyad al-Maliki of Palestine will visit Baku to attend the 7th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of......

Museum of Modern Art to host “I wanna be adored” exhibition

20.04.2016 | Readed: 1148

The Museum of Modern Art together with Mission of Portugal in Azerbaijan will host the exhibition called “I wanna be adored” by Andre Almeida e Sousa, Paulo Brighenti and Tomas Cunha Ferreira on April 23. The exhibition, which will be held at the Museum of Modern Art, is......

Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan discuss expansion of cultural ties

19.04.2016 | Readed: 968

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Hidayat Orujov has met with the country's Culture, Information and Tourism Minister Altynbek Maksutov to discuss expansion of cultural and humanitarian relations between the two......

Azerbaijani delegation joins 24th Annual Heritage Festival in Bahrain

16.04.2016 | Readed: 1062

An Azerbaijani delegation has joined the 24th Annual Heritage Festival organised by Bahraini Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA) at Bahrain National Museum under the theme "Vocal Waves from Our Bahrain". This year's......

Fund of State Support for Development of Mass Media awards winners of contest

19.03.2016 | Readed: 1514

A ceremony to award the winners of the competition held by the Fund of State Support for Development of Mass Media under the President of Azerbaijan on the occasion of the Novruz Holiday has been held. The event started with......

Children’s art exhibition “Hellas” opens in Baku

10.03.2016 | Readed: 1385

A children’s art exhibition entitled “Hellas” has today opened in Centro Italiano Baku. The event was organized by the Embassy of Greece in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the Greek Community ARGO and Centro Italiano......

TURKSOY expands its relations with international organizations

10.03.2016 | Readed: 1332

TURKSOY Secretary General Dusen Kaseinov has attended the preparatory meetings for the 32nd and 33rd World Conferences to be held in England and Turkey. They discussed the hosting issues of the Second International Silk Road......

Azerbaijani artist`s solo exhibition opens in Paris

10.03.2016 | Readed: 1642

An exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Nigar Narimanbayova has opened at International Art Gallery in Paris. The opening of the exhibition was attended by French public figures, acclaimed artists, staff members of the......

A symbol of antiquity, Oghuz stamp – Yalli of Sharur

10.03.2016 | Readed: 1368

Sharur is the third largest region of the Nakhchivan Autonomus Republic. Sherur is a land of ancient history and culture of Azerbaijan. Its antiquity is not measured by the archaeological material culture samples. It also its yalli - a masterpiece of folk dance,......

Hafiz Pashayev's book in Italian language launched in Baku

05.03.2016 | Readed: 1272

“Manifesto of an Ambassador" book by Azerbaijani deputy FM, rector of ADA University Hafiz Pashayev and “Victory of black gold” by Professor Chapay Sultanov have been launched in Baku. The Italian language books were published by Sandro Teti Publishing......

Pierre Richard: Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku

06.02.2016 | Readed: 1827

“Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku,” French actor Pierre Richard has told journalists in Russia. The star of French and world cinema shared memories of his visit to Baku, which took place many years......

Endless Corridor wins “Humanitarian Award” of Accolade Global Film Competition

06.02.2016 | Readed: 1797

Lithuanian director Aleksandras Brokas' “Endless Corridor” film about the Khojaly Massacre has won the “Humanitarian Award” of Global Accolade Global Film Competition. The Accolade Global Film Competition......

Azerbaijani violinist performs in Madrid

06.02.2016 | Readed: 1861

Azerbaijani violinist Kamran Omarly has performed at a chamber concert of students of Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid. Together with Turkish pianist Izem Gurer and Spanish cellist Paula Brizuela, the young Azerbaijani musician performed pieces by Russian......

Alim Qasimov to perform in London

06.02.2016 | Readed: 1800

People's artist of Azerbaijan Alim Qasimov will perform in London. The concert slated for July 14, will feature the renowned mugham singer and his daughter, gifted musician Farqana Qasimova. The concert will also feature performance of Rafael Asgarov, Rauf......

Azerbaijani culture development fund established in Dnepropetrovsk

06.02.2016 | Readed: 2045

Azerbaijani culture development fund has been set up in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, AZERTAC reports quoting the Ukrainian news agency Ukrainskiye Natsionalniye Novosti. The fund named after Muslim Magomayev aims to develop culture, arts and sports in this largest......

Lviv declared UNESCO City of Literature

15.12.2015 | Readed: 2987

Lviv has been named “UNESCO City of Literature”. Some 47 cities from 33 countries have joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Its aim is to “promote the social, economic and cultural development of cities in both the developed and the developing......

YARAT announces open call to all Azerbaijani artists to participate in “ARTIM” project

15.12.2015 | Readed: 2994

YARAT Contemporary Art Space is announcing an open call to all Azerbaijani artists to participate in “ARTIM” a project supporting grass roots arts initiatives in Azerbaijan. Opened in October 2015, ARTIM is a central, accessible and dynamic space in Baku’s......

Eros Ramazzotti to give concert in Baku

15.12.2015 | Readed: 3093

Italian superstar Eros Ramazzotti will give joy to his Azerbaijani fans by performing in Baku on April 24, 2016. Tickets will go on sale in January. The concert is supported by the Heydar Aliyev Center. Eros Ramazzotti is an......

Baku to host 5th International Congress of Azerbaijani Carpet

15.12.2015 | Readed: 2796

Baku will host the Fifth International Congress on Azerbaijani carpets. Representatives of International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) - Secretary General Dennis Dodds, Chairman of the Academic Committee Alberto Boralevi and a member of the International......

Azerbaijani writer wins international literary contest

15.12.2015 | Readed: 2682

Azerbaijani writer Afag Masud has become one of the three top winners of a literary contest marking the 100th anniversary of renowned Turkish playwright Haldun Taner for her play “Mansur Hallac”. The head office of the International Organization for Joint......

Contest for European Film Festival announced open

14.11.2015 | Readed: 2860

The UN Office in Azerbaijan has announced a contest for the European Film Festival. "The 6th European Film Festival, which took place in cooperation with the EU Embassies accredited in Azerbaijan and Park Cinema from 29......

UN official visits Carpet Museum

14.11.2015 | Readed: 2800

Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Babatunde Osotimehin has today visited Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. He was informed about the museum. In 2010, Azerbaijan's......

“Mingguan Malaysia” newspaper hails Azerbaijani First Lady’s contribution to culture and arts

14.11.2015 | Readed: 3106

The Malaysian newspaper “Mingguan Malaysia” has published an article entitled “Azerbaijani First Lady’s contribution to culture and arts”. “First lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, goodwill......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges festivities for children

14.11.2015 | Readed: 3039

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has held festivities for children from various orphanages in Baku, and Rehabilitation Center for People with Down Syndrome. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended......

“Discover Azerbaijan: Baku-2015 Edition” book presented

14.11.2015 | Readed: 2956

“Discover Azerbaijan: Baku-2015 Edition” book has been launched at Four Seasons Hotel Baku. The project manager of the book is member of the House of Lords, UK, representative of the Labour Party, founder of Senate Consulting Ltd Lord David Charles......

Maryam Alakbarli's works to be on display at Carrusel de Louvre

15.10.2015 | Readed: 3138

Young and talented Azerbaijani painter Maryam Alakbarli's next solo exhibition will be arranged at Carrusel de Louvre, Paris. Earlier, on June 12, a solo exhibition of Alakbarli was launched at the exhibition hall in......

Thriller based on Elchin's original play premieres in London

15.10.2015 | Readed: 2928

The premiere of MIDNIGHT, a haunting new musical thriller that matches a darkly witty psychological drama with a heart-breakingly beautiful score has been held in London. Directed by Matthew Gould, this three hander – with......

Azerbaijani writer receives Scanno Prize in Italy

22.09.2015 | Readed: 3150

The 42nd Scanno Prize founded by the Tanturri Foundation (the Fondazione Tanturri) were presented in Italy’s L’Aquila city. The renowned Azerbaijani writer Kamal Abdulla has also been awarded this prestigious Premio......

“Arshin Mal Alan” successfully premieres in Hollywood

22.09.2015 | Readed: 3129

Arshin Mal Alan (The Cloth Peddler), which is one of the most famous Azerbaijani movies, was shown on September 19, 2015 in Hollywood. Shot in 1945, this was the first-ever screening of the legendary musical comedy film in Hollywood. The screening was presented by......

Uzeyir Hajibeyli's contributions recognized at U.S. Congress

21.09.2015 | Readed: 3291

On the occassion of the 130th birthday anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli - the founder of Azerbaijani classical music-, his contributions were recognized on Sep. 17, 2015 at the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress. In this regard, Congressman Paul Gosar......

Legendary Azerbaijani musical comedy film "Arşın Mal Alan" to premier in Hollywood

29.08.2015 | Readed: 3242

The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles will hold the first-time ever screening of Azerbaijan's iconic and world-famous musical comedy film "Arşın Mal Alan" (Cloth Peddler) in Hollywood on September 19,......

Shaki hosts International percussion festival "Nagara - 2015"

29.08.2015 | Readed: 3238

An opening ceremony of the International Percussion Festival "Nagara-2015" has kicked off in the ancient Azerbaijani city of Shaki. Jointly organized by Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Shaki municipality and......

CIS headquarters to host photo exhibition "The Last World War: Remember in the name of peace"

28.08.2015 | Readed: 3272

A photo exhibition entitled "The Last World War: Remember in the name of peace" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War, will take place in CIS headquarters in Minsk on September 3. The exposition which......

Point of View by renowned sculptor Tony Cragg in permanent exhibition of Heydar Aliyev Center

26.08.2015 | Readed: 3382

Point of View by one of the most prominent figures of modern art, a renowned UK sculptor Tony Cragg was included in the permanent exhibition of the Heydar Aliyev Center. A person exhibition of Tony Cragg opened at the center......

Isfar Sarabski brings the funky sophistication of Azerbaijani jazz to Ronnie Scott’s in London’s Soho

15.08.2015 | Readed: 3511

Ronnie Scott’s jazz club ranks amongst the most pre-eminent in Europe. Founded by the eponymous late British bebop saxophonist in 1959, it has played host to some of the world’s leading jazz musicians and singers over nearly six decades. On 10 August, a......

"Nagorno-Karabakh: history read through sources" book published in Ankara

13.08.2015 | Readed: 3435

Presentation of Turkish edition of the book by Head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev "Nagorno Karabakh: History read through sources" has been held in Ankara, Turkey. The book,......

Korean Film Festival underway in Agdash

01.08.2015 | Readed: 3504

Korean Film Festival organized by Azerbaijan Culture Foundation, SEBA (Seoul-Baku), Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association, Korea Fund and supported by Korean Embassy in Azerbaijan opened in Agdash. Participants of......


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