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Exhibition marking 900th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi held in France

03.12.2013 | Readed: 2986

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijani embassy in France organized an exhibition marking the 900th anniversary of Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi in the Palace of Tau in Reims, France. Opening the exhibition, administrator of the palace Benua-Anri......

8th Session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage kicks off in Baku

03.12.2013 | Readed: 2797

On December 2nd, the 8th Session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage started in Baku. Chaired by Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev, the session brings together more than......

Exhibition marking 900th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi held in France

30.11.2013 | Readed: 2070

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijani embassy in France organized an exhibition marking the 900th anniversary of Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi in the Palace of Tau in Reims, France. Opening the exhibition, administrator of the palace Benua-Anri......

Rome hosts Azerbaijani-Italian tourism forum

23.11.2013 | Readed: 4510

The first Azerbaijani-Italian tourism forum was held in Rome. The forum was organized by Azerbaijan's Culture and Tourism Ministry, Azerbaijan's embassy in Italy, and Italian-Azerbaijani Association, and attended by representatives of public and private......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation to arrange cultural event in Cologne

19.11.2013 | Readed: 4814

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Germany will organize a cultural event in Cologne. To be held at Gürzenich hall, the event will feature performance of the Azerbaijan State Camera Orchestra. The Orchestra will play works of......

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes Evening of Azerbaijan in Stuttgart

16.11.2013 | Readed: 2752

The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has arranged the Evening of Azerbaijan in Stuttgart, Germany. Supported by Azerbaijan`s Honorary Consulate in Stuttgart, the event featured performance of works by Azerbaijani composers Gara Garayev, Fikret Amirov and Jovdat......

Yuli Gusman`s “Don`t be afraid, I`m with you! 1919” film launched

16.11.2013 | Readed: 5374

“Don`t be afraid, I`m with you! 1919” film, made jointly by Azerbaijanfilm and Russian Weit Media companies, has been launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, vice......

Lalla Essaydi`s Beyond Time and Beauty exhibition opens at Baku Museum of Modern Art Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva views the exhibition

15.11.2013 | Readed: 3535

On November 14th the Baku Museum of Modern Art opened its doors to Lalla Essaydi’s Beyond Time and Beauty exhibition. Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva viewed the exhibition. Aida Mahmudova, the founder......

Premiere of film "From the Cradle to Eternity" held at Creative Stage UNS Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends the event

13.11.2013 | Readed: 4275

The Creative Stage UNS has hosted a premier of "From the Cradle to Eternity" film commemorating world-famous singer and composer Muslim Magomayev. Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva watched the......

Moscow artists perform Italian Umberto Giordano`s Siberia at Heydar Aliyev Center

05.11.2013 | Readed: 2464

Artists of Moscow musical theatre “Helikon-opera” have performed an opera “Siberia” by acclaimed Italian composer Umberto Giordano on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva was present at......

Azerbaijan attends 32nd International Istanbul Book Fair

05.11.2013 | Readed: 2103

The Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism has organized a stand at the 32nd International Istanbul Book Fair. The stand features books on national leader Heydar Aliyev`s political activity, reforms carried out under President Ilham Aliyev, as well as works by......

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts “Eternal Love” gala concert

04.11.2013 | Readed: 2362

The Heydar Aliyev Center has hosted “Eternal Love” gala concert. Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and her daughters Leyla and Arzu attended the concert. Directed by Russian People`s Artist Dmitry Bertman, the concert featured......

British Puppet theatre performance in Baku

31.10.2013 | Readed: 4749

The British Council Azerbaijan, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, is delighted to present the Puppet Theatre Performance called “In Suspension”  on 10 November at 14.00 and 18.00 at the Theatre of Young......

'Jazz hands' at the ready in Azerbaijan - le mag - VIDEO

29.10.2013 | Readed: 7583

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Hall of Philosophers of Rome`s Capitoline museum opened

26.10.2013 | Readed: 2443

An opening ceremony of the Hall of Philosophers of Rome`s Capitoline museum, repair works of which supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, was held on Friday. Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Italy Vagif Sadigov, as part of the event, has met Mayor of Rome......

'Rambo' and 'Terminator' dream-team - cinema - VIDEO

18.10.2013 | Readed: 5458

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“YARAT!” presents Zavod project

07.10.2013 | Readed: 4416

On October 5th the YARAT Contemporary Art Organization presented its project “Zavod”. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva viewed the exhibition. Head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Organization Aida Mahmudova provided an......

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation visits People`s Artist Tahir Salahov`s individual exhibition in Baku

02.10.2013 | Readed: 4803

On October 1st Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited an individual exhibition of Azerbaijan`s People`s Artist Tahir Salahov at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center Anar Alakbarov......

Baku draws heads of national libraries

26.09.2013 | Readed: 3987

The 27th meeting of the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL) has been held in Baku. Attending the event, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said “You are in a country which is home to the first parliament, first opera and ballet......

100th anniversary of “Arshin mal alan” musical comedy to be marked at UNESCO headquarters

10.09.2013 | Readed: 3306

Supported by TURKSOY and the permanent missions of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to the UNESCO, the 100th anniversary of “Arshin mal alan” musical comedy by the genius Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli will be marked at the UNESCO Headquarters on September......

Arshin mal alan sold out for US premiere

09.09.2013 | Readed: 3630

In less than 24 hours Los Angeles, the movie capital of the world, will see the premiere of Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler), a world-known operetta by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli. The musical comedy will be staged to a full house at the......

Young Azerbaijani artist opens exhibition in France

09.09.2013 | Readed: 3413

 A gala opening ceremony of young and talented Azerbaijani painter Maryam Alakbarli`s exhibition was held in Deauville which is a commune in the Calvados department in the Basse-Normandie region in northwestern France. Deauville has been an equestrian......

Staging of Elchin`s My Favourite Madman marks Azerbaijan`s debut in Edinburgh Festival Fringe

06.08.2013 | Readed: 4300

My Favourite Madman by esteemed author and playwright Elchin Afandiyev has been staged at Gryphon Venues theatre as Azerbaijan has for the first time joined the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Co-organized by London-based Azerbaijan Intercultural Society (AZICS)......

Gabala festival features another concert of New Russia State Symphony Orchestra

06.08.2013 | Readed: 4199

New Russia State Symphony Orchestra has given another concert as part of the 5th Gabala International Music Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Conducted by artistic director of Madrid State Children`s Chorus Quintas Borja, the concert......

Euronews: Gabala Festival – music in the mountains

05.08.2013 | Readed: 4198

Euronews has broadcast a video report highlighting the 5th Gabala International Music Festival. “In its fifth year now, the Gabala International Music Festival is underway in Azerbaijan. One of the best parts, entrance to the concerts by internationally......

5th Gabala International Music Festival starts in Azerbaijan

25.07.2013 | Readed: 3927

On July 24th the 5th Gabala International Music Festival supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation kicked off in Azerbaijan. The festival started with a concert by Korean pianist Hi Youn Choi who performed Chaikovski`s “Shelkunchik” and Frederic......

Ennio Morricone to give concert in Azerbaijan

16.07.2013 | Readed: 3618

Italian composer, orchestrator and conductor Ennio Morricone will give a concert in Azerbaijan this autumn. Currently, negotiations are underway regarding the place of the concert. Morricone will celebrate his 85th birthday in......

Emin Agalarov to give solo concert in Baku

10.07.2013 | Readed: 3734

A consummate performer and entertainer with undoubted star quality, Emin Agalarov will perform at Green Theatre in Baku on July 11. The famous singer and songwriter will present his “Amor” song and will perform a spectacular show with Azerbaijan State......

Another event as part of Azerbaijani Culture Days in Cannes held at Festival Palace

09.07.2013 | Readed: 3842

Azerbaijani Culture Days are continuing in Cannes, France, with another event organized at the city`s Festival Palace. Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and mayor of Cannes Bernard Brochan attended the......

Performance by Azerbaijani masters of art impresses Cannes audience

09.07.2013 | Readed: 4308

Azerbaijani masters of art have put up an impressive performance as Azerbaijani Culture Days are continuing in Cannes, France. The first event on July 7 was the screening of “Arshin mal alan” film. This was followed by concerts by Natig Rhythm Group and......

Sheki to host Silk Way International Music Festival

01.07.2013 | Readed: 3038

The 4th Silk Way International Music Festival will be held in Azerbaijan`s Sheki district from June 28-July 4. The festival is co-organized by the Azerbaijani Composers Union and Sheki Executive......

Gabala hosts solemn presentation ceremony as it`s named cultural capital of CIS for 2013

01.07.2013 | Readed: 2368

Azerbaijan`s Gabala has hosted a solemn opening ceremony of the "Cultural Capitals of the CIS - 2013" interstate program and a certificate presentation ceremony as the city was declared the cultural capital of the CIS for 2013. Gabala was declared the......

Azerbaijani First Lady meets the country`s Eurovision-2013 contestant

08.06.2013 | Readed: 3849

On June 7th Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva met Farid Mammadov who represented the country in the Eurovision-2013 song contest in Malmo, Sweden. The First Lady congratulated Farid Mamadov on his......

Book by Azerbaijani People`s Writer comes out in Iran

05.06.2013 | Readed: 4015

Azerbaijani Peope`s Writer Elchin has had his book, “Fog comes to Shusha”, published in Iran. The book features a novel called “Fog comes to Shusha” as well as several stories, including “Sari Galin”, “Train. Pakasso. Latur.1968”, and......

First lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends opening of Azerbaijani pavilion in Venice Biennale

03.06.2013 | Readed: 4146

On May 31th Azerbaijan`s pavilion officially opened as part of the 55th World Exhibition of Art, International Venice Biennale with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban......

First lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends opening of Azerbaijani pavilion in Venice Biennale

01.06.2013 | Readed: 4242

On May 30th Azerbaijan`s pavilion officially opened as part of the 55th World Exhibition of Art, International Venice Biennale with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban......

Hybridity of cultures discussed in Baku

31.05.2013 | Readed: 4201

On May 30th the second plenary session “The New Era of Globalization: Hybridity of cultures in a changing world” was held in Baku as part of the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. The session discussed mutual synthesis and influence of cultures and......

Western-Muslim relations discussed

31.05.2013 | Readed: 2097

On May 30th the workshop session “Western-Muslim Relations: from Polarization to Partnership” as part of the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue was held in Baku under patronage of President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. The meeting was moderated by......

Saudi Arabian, Syrian, Mozambican and Tunisian ministers to attend 2nd Baku World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

23.05.2013 | Readed: 2512

Ministers from Saudi Arabia, Syria, Mozambique and Tunisia have confirmed their participation at the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue that will be held in Baku from May 29-June 1. Initiated by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the forum will be......

Exhibition on 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev launched in Berlin

22.05.2013 | Readed: 2581

On May 21st an exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev and 90th anniversary of Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art opened at “Berlin-Baku” Gallery, Germany. Initiated by Executive Director of the......

Azerbaijan`s Eurovision contestant visits national leader Heydar Aliyev’s monument

22.05.2013 | Readed: 2179

Azerbaijan`s Farid Mammadov who ranked second at this year`s Eurovision song contest has visited a monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev in front of the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku. Farid laid flowers at the......

Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia sign MoU on tourism

16.03.2013 | Readed: 4349

Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Saudi Arabian Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments have inked a memorandum of understanding within the visit of Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev to Saudi......


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