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Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists opens in London

29.01.2015 | Readed: 1834

A joint exhibition of Azerbaijan`s talented artists Aida Mahmudova and Faig Ahmed has opened in Louise Blouin Foundation in London. The exhibition 'Exploring Inward' curated by Farah Piriyeva was organized by Buta Arts Center as......

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68

27.01.2015 | Readed: 1525

Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, the Hygeia Hospital in Athens has confirmed to the BBC. He was best known for his solo......

Azerbaijan to perform in second semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest

27.01.2015 | Readed: 1488

Azerbaijan will perform in the second semi-final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Moments ago, the Host City Insignia ceremony and the Semi-Final Allocation Draw for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest took place at the City Hall in Vienna,......

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva meets young talents

31.12.2014 | Readed: 1762

On December 30th Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva met a group of artists, members of creative groups acting under the orphanages and boarding schools. The event brought together students of Azerbaijan State Academy of......

Maltese PM views National Carpet Museum in Baku

17.12.2014 | Readed: 2454

Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat has visited the Carpet Museum in Baku. The Premier was told that in 2010, Azerbaijan's traditional art of carpet weaving was included in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The......

Maltese Premier deeply impressed by Icheri Sheher

17.12.2014 | Readed: 2456

On December 16th Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat familiarized himself with Icheri Sheher, the old, Inner City of Baku. The high guest reviewed the famous Maiden Tower, was informed on unusual architectural features of the......

Kamal Abdulla’s The Incomplete Manuscript presented in Italy

10.12.2014 | Readed: 2801

The Incomplete Manuscript, a novel by Azerbaijani writer Kamal Abdulla, has come out in Italian language. The presentation ceremony of the book was co-organized by Salesian Pontifical University and Sandro Teti Publishing......

Photo-exhibition devoted to Azerbaijan in Paris arouses deep interest

02.12.2014 | Readed: 2993

The exhibition devoted to Azerbaijan by world-known photographer Reza Deghati organized at the Petit Palais Exhibition and Museum Complex of Paris was attended by Azerbaijan’s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and......

Paris hosts presentation of Reza Deghati`s photo-exhibition devoted to Azerbaijan

01.12.2014 | Readed: 2931

Presentation of a photo-exhibition devoted to Azerbaijan and two books by world-renowned photographer Reza Deghati took place in Paris, November......

Belarusian wins Mrs World beauty contest

21.11.2014 | Readed: 2954

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Italy Wins junior Eurovision

18.11.2014 | Readed: 2853

It's been a heart-pounding evening, full of joy, energy, and music. Sixteen talented acts took the stage, but only one could take home the winner's trophy. After the votes from sixteen nations and an international Kids' Jury were revealed, the winner is......

YARAT Artist Studios to open on November 1

28.10.2014 | Readed: 2705

YARAT Artist Studios will open on Saturday, 1st November. YARAT Studios have already become a place where eleven Azerbaijani artists work, rest and exchange ideas; a place filled with their works and creative energy. YARAT Studios are situated in a......

12-year-old Azerbaijani into semi-final of The Voice Kids Finland

14.10.2014 | Readed: 3387

A 12-year-old Azerbaijani entry has qualified for the semi-finals of The Voice Kids song contest in Finland. Aylin Jabbarli won the jury`s sympathy after performing Madonna’s Like a Prayer. Aylin is a soloist of the AzerTurk band under the......

Exhibition of French artist opens in Baku

27.09.2014 | Readed: 2729

On September 26th Personal exhibition of the recognized French artist Bernard Buffet opened at Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The ceremony was attended by the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu......

World Tourism Day marked in Baku

27.09.2014 | Readed: 2747

A conference dedicated to the World Tourism Day (WTD) has been held at the Hilton Baku Hotel in the capital city of Azerbaijan. Speaking at the conference, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said that in connection with the World Tourism Day,......

Azerbaijani art masters perform in Paris

23.09.2014 | Readed: 2806

The Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris hosted the opening ceremony of the colorful Azerbaijani Camp here. The event organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation was attended by Azerbaijan's First Lady and President of the Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva. The......

Shadows of Gobustan ballet staged at UNESCO headquarters, Azerbaijani first lady watches the event

19.09.2014 | Readed: 2870

Shadows of Gobustan ballet by great Azerbaijani composer Faraj Garayev has been staged at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Azerbaijani first lady, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva watched the show. Prior to the start of the ballet......

MEGAPOLIS exhibition opens in Baku Museum of Modern Art

08.09.2014 | Readed: 2867

The MEGAPOLIS exhibition, a debut project of young curator Farid Mammadzada, has opened in Baku Museum of Modern Art. Executive Director of the Museum of Modern Art Khayyam Abdinov, Honored Artist Sabina Shikhlinskaya and curator of the exhibition Farid......

Azerbaijani film to be presented at 71st Venice International Film Festival

04.09.2014 | Readed: 2506

Azerbaijan`s movie “Nabat” by talented director Elchin Musaoglu will be presented at the 71st Venice International Film Festival. The Festival will be organized by La Biennale di Venezia in Venice Lido, Italy from......

Gabala festival features another chamber music evening

31.07.2014 | Readed: 2870

Another chamber music evening has been held as part of the 6th Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The concert featured performance of works of Russian and European composers by......

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra gives third concert as part of Gabala festival

31.07.2014 | Readed: 2915

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra has given third concert as part of the 6th Gabala International Music Festival. Conducted by Austrian Julian Rachlin, the concert featured performance of works by classical European......

Gabala hosts chamber music concert

24.07.2014 | Readed: 2747

The 6th Gabala International Music Festival has featured a chamber music evening. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the concert featured performance of works by well-known Azerbaijani and European......

6th Gabala International Music Festival starts in Azerbaijan

24.07.2014 | Readed: 2821

On July 23rd the 6th Gabala International Music Festival supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation kicked off in Azerbaijan. The festival started with a concert by the Uzeyir Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphony......

Azerbaijani culture days in Cannes feature fashion show

15.07.2014 | Readed: 2877

A fashion show by Italian designer Renato Balestra featuring Azerbaijani national clothes has been arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation as part of the days of Azerbaijani culture in Cannes. Azerbaijan`s first lady, president......

Exhibition opens in Cannes as part of Azerbaijani culture days

12.07.2014 | Readed: 2948

“Azerbaijan: the country of traditions and future” exhibition has opened at the Palace of Festivals and Congress Hall in the French city of Cannes as part of the days of Azerbaijani culture. Azerbaijan`s first lady,......

Baku European Games-2015 presented in Cannes as part of Azerbaijani culture days

11.07.2014 | Readed: 2708

A presentation on Baku European Games-2015 has been held in Cannes as part of the days of Azerbaijani culture. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the days will run through July 31. The days already featured a......

Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends Azerbaijani Jazz night in Cannes

10.07.2014 | Readed: 2053

Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has attended the Azerbaijani Jazz night which marked the opening of the Days of Azerbaijan in Cannes, France. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev......

UNESCO organizes scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of First World War

01.07.2014 | Readed: 2422

A scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of the First World War has been held in Bruges, Belgium. The conference, organized by UNESCO with the support of the Government of Flanders, was followed by commemorative events. These initiatives aimed to highlight......

Exhibition devoted to Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi opens in Strasbourg

28.06.2014 | Readed: 2125

“The projects realized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation are praiseworthy from the point of view of promotion of the rich cultural values of Azerbaijan in the world,” said Snejana Samardzic-Markovic, Director General for Democracy of......

Memorial plaque to Gara Garayev unveiled in Moscow

23.06.2014 | Readed: 2149

A memorial plaque for great Azerbaijani composer, People`s Artist of the USSR Gara Garayev has been unveiled in the Russian capital of Moscow. The plaque at the Tryokhprudniy Pereulok Street commemorates the home Gara Garayev......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes concert of Azerbaijani music in Athens

09.06.2014 | Readed: 2913

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has organized a concert of Azerbaijani music in Athens, Greece. The concert performed by the Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra named after Gara Garayev was held with the support of Azerbaijani......

Participants of meeting of News Agencies World Council (NACO) visit Icherisheher

03.06.2014 | Readed: 3020

Participants of a meeting of the News Agencies World Council (NACO) have visited Icherisheher (the Inner City), one of the world`s cultural heritage sites. The delegation was informed about......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation presents From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project

02.06.2014 | Readed: 2979

On May 31st, a presentation of From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project was held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-President......

“Gala Festival” and 3rd International “From Waste to Art” exhibition held in Baku

31.05.2014 | Readed: 2881

On May 30th the traditional “Gala Festival” and the 3rd International “From Waste to Art” exhibition kicked off in the State Historical-Ethnographic Reserve “Gala” with the support of Heydar Aliyev......

Three Azerbaijani artists to demonstrate their works at GRID International Photography Festival 2014

16.05.2014 | Readed: 3084

Constructing Peripheries, an exhibition of work by three Azerbaijani artists will open on May 21st in Amsterdam as part of the GRID International Photography Festival 2014, which this year is based on the theme of Constructions. In the......

“Shirvan National Park” film demonstrated at Nizami Cinema Center

15.05.2014 | Readed: 2778

On May 14th “Shirvan National Park” film produced as part of the “8 mysteries of Azerbaijan” project of the International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) was launched at the Nizami Cinema Center. Vice-President......

Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest

12.05.2014 | Readed: 2744

It was an exciting evening at the B&W Hallerne where in front of thousands of people in the arena and millions of people on TV, Conchita Wurst from Austria won the 2014 edition of Europe's Favourite TV Show with the song Rise Like A......

5th International Art Festival “Maiden Tower” wraps up in Baku

12.05.2014 | Readed: 2454

On May 9th a closing ceremony of the 5th International Art Festival “Maiden Tower” was held in Icherisheher, Baku. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of the International Dialogue for......

Eurovision: Ten winners of the first semi-final are announced

08.05.2014 | Readed: 2469

Yesterday in the first two hour show of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast LIVE from the B&W Hallerne, Copenhagen, 16 countries took part in the First Semi-Final in order to qualify for 10 places available in......

Acclaimed French artist and sculptor Laurence Jenkell presents her solo exhibition at Heydar Aliyev Center

07.05.2014 | Readed: 1921

On May 6th a solo exhibition by Laurence Jenkell, a recognized French artist and sculptor, has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice –President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva visited......

Michael Bolton gives his first concert in Baku

21.04.2014 | Readed: 2489

On April 19th renowned American singer-songwriter Michael Bolton performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center, his first solo concert in Baku. Highly recognized for his rock ballads all over the world, the artist performed his best hits to the Azerbaijani......

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 87

18.04.2014 | Readed: 2544

Gabriel García Márquez, the influential, Nobel Prize-winning author of "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died, his family and officials......


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