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YARAT Artist Studios to open on November 1

28.10.2014 | Readed: 2836

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: 3540

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: 2849

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: 2873

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: 2979

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: 2994

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: 3023

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: 2631

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: 3001

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: 3056

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: 2890

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: 2965

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: 3002

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: 3083

“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: 2841

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: 2201

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: 2562

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: 2260

“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: 2281

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: 3044

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: 3177

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: 3107

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: 3018

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: 3226

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: 2923

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: 2869

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: 2622

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: 2606

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: 2066

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: 2632

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: 2672

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: 2677

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: 3418

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: 3022

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: 2365

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: 2424

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: 2230

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: 2206

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: 2618

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: 2767

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: 2778

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

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

03.03.2014 | Readed: 2974

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 –......


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