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“Discover Azerbaijan: Baku-2015 Edition” book presented

14.11.2015 | Readed: 3026

“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: 3199

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: 2981

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: 3203

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: 3179

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: 3363

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: 3288

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: 3309

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: 3335

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: 3452

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: 3576

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: 3504

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: 3575

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......

Greece hosts symposium organized by Nizami Ganjavi International Center

28.07.2015 | Readed: 3643

The Corfu island of Greece has hosted the 16th Annual Symi Symposium organized by the Andreas Papandreou Foundation in partnership with the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, the Australian Government and the Cambridge Foundation for......

Newtimes.az publishes new books

28.07.2015 | Readed: 3478

Newtimes.az analytical information portal has published new books. Aimed at Russian and Turkish speaking readers, "Современная Система Международных Отношений: Сквозь......

Solemn ceremony to mark 140th jubilee of establishing national Press held in Baku

23.07.2015 | Readed: 3559

A solemn ceremony to mark the 140th anniversary of National Press of Azerbaijan has been held in Baku. The event attended by State and Governmental Officials, MPs, as well as the well-known media representatives started with......

“Azerbaijani Carpets in Art” exhibition opens in Cannes

21.07.2015 | Readed: 3717

“Azerbaijani Carpets in Art” exhibition has opened at the Palace of Festivals as part of the Azerbaijani Culture Days in Cannes. Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and her......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes another 'Azerbaijani Music night' in Cannes

21.07.2015 | Readed: 3519

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has organized another "Azerbaijani Music night" in the France`s city of Cannes within the Days of Azerbaijani Culture. Well-known French politicians attended the music......

Days of Azerbaijani Culture open in Cannes

16.07.2015 | Readed: 3599

Days of Azerbaijani Culture have kicked off in Cannes, France, organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Azerbaijan's first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and her family members attended......

Endless Corridor named “Best Documentary” at Tenerife International Film Festival

15.07.2015 | Readed: 3629

Endless Corridor, Lithuanian director Aleksandras Brokas’s film about Khojaly, is getting more recognition on the international festival circuit. Following its Best of Show Award in the US-based Accolade Global Film Competition, the film has picked up two more......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation holds concert within Azerbaijan "National Day" in the "Expo Milano 2015"

11.07.2015 | Readed: 3667

The Azerbaijani artists performed in a "National Day" organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Azerbaijani pavilion at the "Expo Milano 2015" International Exhibition. The concert to popularize the Azerbaijani culture to......

YARAT Contemporary Art Space announces exhibition by UK-based mixed media artist

09.07.2015 | Readed: 3729

On July 9, the YARAT Contemporary Art Space present an exhibition by UK-based mixed media artist TERRIBLEm86 (Daniel Marrable), who tries to give new life to the otherwise neglected medium of wood. His residency with YARAT started in April 2015 and will soon......

Endless Corridor “Best of Show” in the US

24.06.2015 | Readed: 3680

Lithuanian director Andrius Brokas’s film Endless Corridor, already nominated in four categories by the Tenerife and Madrid film festivals, has now picked up the Best of Show Award in the prestigious, California-based Accolade Global Film......

Another project of YARAT’s “A Drop of Sky” 3rd Public Art Festival to run in Baku

24.06.2015 | Readed: 3755

Commissioned by YARAT Contemporary Art Space, A Drop of Sky is the 3rd Public Art Festival will run in Baku from 13 June to 5 October 2015. Coinciding with the first European Games, and benefiting from the broad international audience who will be in Baku, over......

Aida Mahmudova’s first solo exhibition opens in USA

02.06.2015 | Readed: 1907

  Aida Mahmudova’s first......

Germany hosts evening of Azerbaijani culture with organizational support from Heydar Aliyev Foundation

27.05.2015 | Readed: 1753

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Sweden wins 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

25.05.2015 | Readed: 1803

  Sweden has won the 2015......

Actress and comedian Anne Meara dies aged 85

25.05.2015 | Readed: 1762

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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visits Carpet Museum

19.05.2015 | Readed: 1696

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova who is on visit to Baku has toured the Azerbaijan Carpet......

Vietnamese first lady visits International Mugham Center In Baku

16.05.2015 | Readed: 1676

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Vietnamese first lady visits Icherisheher

15.05.2015 | Readed: 1689

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Vietnamese first lady tours Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

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Exhibition of Turkish Fine Arts kicks off at Heydar Aliyev Center

14.05.2015 | Readed: 1616

  On May 13th, the opening......

Vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends exhibition of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre in Venice

13.05.2015 | Readed: 1746

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In framework of 56th Venice Biennale two exhibitions opened at Azerbaijan pavilion

08.05.2015 | Readed: 1679

  On May 6th in the......

Azerbaijan to join Venice Biennale with support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA

05.05.2015 | Readed: 1522

  Official opening of two......

Library of Alexandria hosts conference dedicated to prominent Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi

23.04.2015 | Readed: 1642

A conference dedicated to the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi was held at the Library of Alexandria,......

Solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

14.04.2015 | Readed: 1547

A solo exhibition by the famous Belgian artist and a well-known face of modern art Wim Delvoye has opened at the Heydar Aliyev......

Heydar Aliyev Center to host solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist Wim Delvoye

10.04.2015 | Readed: 1699

A solo exhibition by the famous Belgian artist and a well-known face of modern art Wim Delvoye will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April......

Emin Samedli enchants jury of the Ukrainian show "Golos Kraini"

31.03.2015 | Readed: 1661

Board member of the Union of the Azerbaijani Youth in Ukraine, singer and guitarist Emin Samedli takes part in the famous Ukrainian vocal show "Golos Kraini"......

Yarat Contemporary Art Centre launches with Shirin Neshat’s The Home of My Eyes

30.03.2015 | Readed: 1616

To mark the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre in Baku on 24 March 2015, YARAT has announced the exhibition Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes. This is a major......

Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art exhibition open at Heydar Aliyev Center

19.03.2015 | Readed: 1725

Artworks by Europe’s famous Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art Exhibition have opened at the Heydar Aliyev......


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