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Winner of Eurovision 2009 Alexander Rybak to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center

16.04.2014 | Readed: 2543

The Norwegian singer and violinist, winner of Eurovision 2009 Alexander Rybak will present a new project at the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku on May 15. He will appear at the stage with students of the Republican Art Gymnasium.......

Solo exhibition of renowned UK sculptor Tony Cragg opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

10.04.2014 | Readed: 3278

On April 9th, a solo exhibition of Tony Cragg, one of the most prominent figures of modern art, a renowned UK sculptor, opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation......

Baku to host International Travel and Tourism Fair 2014

04.04.2014 | Readed: 2881

The 13th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism fair “Aitf-2014” will be held at the Baku Expo Center on April 3-5. According to the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism, AITF 2014 will this year welcome 38......

57th meeting of UNWTO Commission for Europe and Seminar on Developing Effective Tourism Clusters held in Baku

04.04.2014 | Readed: 2243

On April 3rd Baku hosted the 57th meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe and Seminar on Developing Effective Tourism Clusters. The event was attended by delegates from 31 countries, and UNWTO officials, experts, and......

YARAT to launch Love Me, Love Me Not exhibition at Heydar Aliyev Center

04.04.2014 | Readed: 2275

Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbours exhibition will be launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 3. Love Me, Love Me Not is an exhibition of contemporary art from Azerbaijan and its......

1st Library and Information Science Conference starts at ADA University

02.04.2014 | Readed: 2081

On April 1st ADA University hosted the 1st International Library and Information Science Conference with the theme of "Exploring Best Practices in Library and Information Science”. The participants were welcomed by Rector of......

Heydar Aliyev Center to host solo exhibition of famous British sculptor Tony Cragg

28.03.2014 | Readed: 2077

A solo exhibition of the one of the most prominent figures of modern art, renowned UK sculptor Tony Cragg will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 9. The joint project of the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Tony Cragg......

Kitaro performs at Heydar Aliyev Center

11.03.2014 | Readed: 2448

On March 7th world-renowned Japanese recording artist, composer, musician, arranger, and the winner of a Grammy and a Golden Globe Award, Kitaro gave a solo concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. An idol of millions with over 30 years of career in......

The Legend of Arms Exhibition Launched at Heydar Aliyev Center

06.03.2014 | Readed: 2624

Opening ceremony of the Legend of Arms exhibition is to be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 15. The exhibition will present arms and chain armor used in Europe back in the 16-18th centuries. The exhibition to......

Baku hosts concert as part of International Bach Festival

05.03.2014 | Readed: 2646

Famous Norwegian organist Bjorn Boysen and laureate of......

YAY! Gallery presents Museyib Amirov`s solo exhibition “Two states of being”

03.03.2014 | Readed: 2835

YARAT`s YAY! Gallery presented famous artist Museyib Amirov’s solo exhibition titled “Two states of being”. Exhibition will last till March 19. In the world almost always there are two alternating states of being –......

Azerbaijani First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends opening of Tahir Salahov`s exhibition in Paris

01.03.2014 | Readed: 2528

On February 27th a personal exhibition titled “At crossroads of centuries ” by renowned Azerbaijani artist, USSR People`s Artist Tahir Salahov opened in Paris. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended......

Bulgarian Premier tours ancient Icherisheher in Baku

20.02.2014 | Readed: 2237

On February 19th Prime Minister of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski visited Icherisheher (the Old City), one of the world`s cultural heritage sites. He viewed the Maiden Tower, which was built in 7th-6th centuries BC and......

Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts

20.02.2014 | Readed: 2044

On February 19th Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts. Prince Albert II was told that “Azerbaijani pomegranate” exhibition is held in Baku. The competition was co-organized......

Children’s Eyes On Earth exhibition initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation opens in Malta

19.02.2014 | Readed: 2019

On February 17th The Children’s Eyes on Earth exhibition initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva opened in Valetta, the capital of Malta. The opening ceremony was attended by Leyla Aliyeva,......

“Love Tree” project launched in Baku

15.02.2014 | Readed: 2047

On February 14th Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Editor in Chief of “Baku” magazine Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva have attended a ceremony to launch “Love Tree”, a project conceived by International......

Claudia Cardinale visits UNS theatre, meets Azerbaijani first lady

15.02.2014 | Readed: 2167

On February 14th a meeting with Italian actress Claudia Cardinale was held at the UNS Creative Stage in Baku. Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu......

Georgian President visits ancient Icherisheher

14.02.2014 | Readed: 1760

On February 13th President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, the Inner City. He familiarized himself with the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and......

President of Georgia visits Tufan Alpine Skiing Summer and Winter Recreation Complex in Gabala

14.02.2014 | Readed: 1674

President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has visited Tufan Alpine Skiing Summer and Winter Recreation Complex in Gabala. The Georgian leader was informed that the first phase of work saw construction of four cable lines, and......

Three-time Grammy winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater performs at Heydar Aliyev Center Azerbaijani

13.02.2014 | Readed: 1741

Three-time Grammy Award and Tony Award winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the concert. One of the leading lights in......

Japanese composer Kitaro to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center

05.02.2014 | Readed: 1757

On March 7, worldwide famous Japanese recording artist, composer, musician, arranger, and the winner of a Grammy and a Golden Globe Award Kitaro will give his first ever concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. This time,......

Bilkent Symphony Orchestra performs at Heydar Aliyev Center

30.01.2014 | Readed: 2056

Turkey’s renowned Bilkent Symphony Orchestra has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The concert was conducted by Isin Metin, the Orchestra’s Artistic Director. Violinist Togrul Ganiyev, Honorary Artist of......

New project of AzerTAc: Fashion

30.01.2014 | Readed: 2114

Perception of fashion is different for each person. For some, fashion is of some interest, for others this is work and for the rest it is just an entertainment. The fact is that it sets standards for the style and dress code. Given the interest of fashion fans,......

Book about Nakhchivan carpet-weavers comes out in New York

28.01.2014 | Readed: 2063

An English version of “Nakhchivan carpet-weavers” book has been published in New York. The book was published by Hudson Publishing printing house. It is part of the Azerbaijani government`s policy to promote the......

Legendary composer Ennio Morricone conducts concert in Azerbaijan

27.01.2014 | Readed: 2366

Legendary musician, Italian composer, well-known conductor Ennio Morricone has conducted a concert in Azerbaijan for the first time. Film composer Ennio Morricone, who has been nominated five times for an Oscar and who received......

Ennio Morricone to perform in Baku

25.01.2014 | Readed: 2056

World-renowned Italian composer and musician Ennio Morricone will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku Saturday. Organized by the "Buta" Center of Arts, the concert is organized by Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture......

Night of Azerbaijan held in Davos

25.01.2014 | Readed: 1666

On January 23rd the Night of Azerbaijan was held in Davos. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s publications popularizing Azerbaijan was distributed among the event participants. The participants watched a promotional......

Grammy Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater to Perform at Heydar Aliyev Center

22.01.2014 | Readed: 1626

Dee Dee Bridgewater, a three-time Grammy Award, as well as Tony Award - winning jazz singer, is to appear with her solo concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center on February 12, 2014. One of the leading lights in modern jazz vocal......

Japanese version of IRS magazine features article by First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva

17.01.2014 | Readed: 1597

The Azerbaijani Embassy in Japan together with the IRS-Isan magazine have had the Japanese version of the magazine published. The new edition of the magazine featured an article on the Karabakh Mugham School by First Lady of......

Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert by renowned Italian singer

15.01.2014 | Readed: 1840

Worldwide famous Italian opera and variety singer Alessandro Safina shall soon appear with a concert program at the Heydar Aliyev Center. One of the celebrities of classic genre is to present some of his recognized hits during his......

Azerbaijan’s outstanding culture, art and mass media figures awarded with 20th Anniversary Medal of TURKSOY

11.01.2014 | Readed: 1813

On January 10th a ceremony to award Azerbaijan’s prominent culture, art and mass media figures for their contribution to TURKSOY’s projects to promote cultural heritage of the Turkic world, and strengthen the cooperation among......

Fly to Baku – Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan” exhibition launched

28.12.2013 | Readed: 2354

On December 27th Organized and supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the English edition of “Baku” magazine "Fly to Baku – Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan” exhibition was launched at the Heydar Aliyev......

President of Dagestan visits ancient Icherisheher

27.12.2013 | Readed: 2187

On December 26th President of the Republic of Dagestan of the Russian Federation Ramazan Abdulatipov visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, the Inner City. He familiarized himself with the......

Azerbaijan`s Farid Hasanov wins Turkvision song contest

23.12.2013 | Readed: 2516

Azerbaijan`s Farid Hasanov has won Turkvision song contest held in Eskisehir, Turkey. The contest, whose participants are mainly from Turkish or Turkic speaking countries, is co-organized by 2013 Eskisehir Turkish World Capital of Culture Agency, TURKSOY,......

Exhibition held as part of Kuknar International Art Contest

23.12.2013 | Readed: 2415

On December 21st an exhibition has been held as part of Kuknar International Art Contest organized by the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event to view Christmas trees decorated in a completely new......

San Remo festival stars perform in Baku

20.12.2013 | Readed: 2383

The legendary Italian pop stars of 80s presented a very interesting concert program “San-Remo festival stars in Baku”. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva was present at the concert. The concert......

Euronews highlights IDEA’s Christmas Tree project in No Comment

19.12.2013 | Readed: 1852

Euronews has highlighted one of the IDEA project (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) in No Comment. The New Year joint project of IDEA and Contemporary Art Space YARAT – “From Waste to Art” - was presented in Baku on Tuesday. An......

5th anniversary of “Baku Process” on intercultural dialogue held in Baku

19.12.2013 | Readed: 1711

The 5th anniversary of the “Baku Process” on intercultural dialogue has been held at the Baku Business Center. First the participants saw a documentary on intercultural dialogue. The event focused a presentation on results of the 2nd World Forum......

8th annual meeting of Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguard of Intangible Heritage wraps up in Baku

09.12.2013 | Readed: 2150

The 8th annual meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguard of Intangible Heritage, marked by the 10th anniversary of UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage, ended in Baku with the election of Peru as Chair of the next......

Ennio Morricone to perform in Baku

06.12.2013 | Readed: 2978

Legendary Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor Ennio Morricone will give a concert in Baku on January 25, 2014. Ennio Morricone, who will conduct the Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra, will perform at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The organizer of the......

Baku hosts World premiere of Cradle to Cosmos exhibition by United States Space & Rocket Center

04.12.2013 | Readed: 2258

The world premiere of the Cradle to Cosmos exhibition by the United States Space & Rocket Center was held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center Anar Alakbarov thanked President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mrs......

Azerbaijan’s traditional game Chovqan put on UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

04.12.2013 | Readed: 2172

On December 3rd Azerbaijan`s Chovqan, a traditional Karabakh horse-riding game, was included in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List as part of the eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in......


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