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Memorial plaque to Gara Garayev unveiled in Moscow

23.06.2014 | Readed: 2201

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: 2973

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: 3085

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: 3029

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: 2935

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: 3135

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: 2826

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: 2797

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: 2515

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: 2517

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: 1977

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: 2551

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: 2598

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......

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

16.04.2014 | Readed: 2598

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: 3336

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: 2943

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: 2292

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: 2339

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: 2145

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: 2127

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: 2519

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: 2690

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: 2697

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

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

03.03.2014 | Readed: 2886

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: 2580

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: 2296

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: 2096

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: 2071

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: 2102

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: 2234

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: 1822

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: 1723

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: 1799

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: 1815

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: 2118

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: 2176

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: 2117

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: 2435

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: 2119

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: 1738

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: 1700

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: 1677

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......


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