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Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia sign MoU on tourism

16.03.2013 | Readed: 4354

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......

YARAT! presents “PARTICIPATE” Baku Public Art Festival project

16.03.2013 | Readed: 5215

After the success of its inaugural year, YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation presents the second edition of "PARTICIPATE" Baku Public Art Festival 2013. In her opening speech Aida Mahmudova spoke about the “012 Baku Public Art” festival organized by......

Italian newspaper highlights the launch of “Fly to Baku” exhibition in Rome

11.03.2013 | Readed: 4159

Italian newspaper Il Messaggero has published an article highlighting the launch of “Fly to Baku” exhibition in Rome. In her article titled “One hundred works. A large number of visitors to ‘Fly to Baku’ exhibition in Maxxi dedicated to......

3rd International Mugham Festival “World of Mugham” kicks off in Baku

11.03.2013 | Readed: 4498

On March 9th the Third International Mugham Festival “World of Mugham” started at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The festival that will last till March 19 is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Union......

Opera Theatre of Rome takes fresh look at Verdi's 'The Two Foscari'

09.03.2013 | Readed: 6271

The Opera Theatre of Rome on Wednesday demonstrated 'The Two Foscari' by Giuseppe Verdi in new staging. Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva viewed the premiere opera. The First Lady was met by chairman......

Italian newspaper Il Messaggero publishes article on Azerbaijani First Lady`s presence at the The Two Foscari opera

09.03.2013 | Readed: 2024

The visit of the First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva was widely covered by the Italian press. Italian newspaper Il Messaggero published an article on the presence of the First Lady in the premiere of the new......

‘Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art of Azerbaijan’ exhibition opens in Rome

07.03.2013 | Readed: 2169

‘Fly to Baku: contemporary Azerbaijan art’ exhibition has opened in Rome as part of a joint project of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, English version of the Baku magazine and the Azerbaijani embassy to Italy. The opening ceremony was held at the National......

Georgia`s first lady visits ancient Icharisheher

28.02.2013 | Readed: 3656

On February 27th Georgian first lady Sandra Elisabeth Roelofs has today visited Icharisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, in Baku. She viewed the Maiden Tower, which was built in the 7th-6th centuries BC, and restored in the 12th century.......

Participants of 16th meeting of CIS Information Council tour historic core of Baku

26.02.2013 | Readed: 2495

The participants of the 16th meeting of the Council of Heads of State News Agencies of Commonwealth of Independent States toured Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. They viewed the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and......

Conference on Azerbaijan`s cultural heritage kicks off in Baku

23.02.2013 | Readed: 2603

"Azerbaijan 2020: As one of the priority directions of the development of cultural heritage” conference has started in Baku. Speakers at the event praised "Azerbaijan 2020: the Vision of the Future" Development Concept which had been approved by President......

Azeri mugham singers perform in Paris

13.02.2013 | Readed: 3637

Azerbaijani mugham singers have given a concert at the Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris. Supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan`s Embassy to France and International Mugham Center, the concert was watched by French public figures,......

Exhibition of contemporary Azeri art held at Christie`s London

12.02.2013 | Readed: 4084

An exhibition of Contemporary Azeri Art has been held at the Christie`s London. Supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the exhibition was organized by YARAT! Contemporary Art Space in cooperation with the Christie`s, the world`s leading auction......

First lady of Serbia visits Seaside National Park in Baku

11.02.2013 | Readed: 2892

On February 9th Spouse of the Serbian President Dragica Nikolic visited the Seaside National Park here. The First Lady was told that one of the priceless gems of Baku, the Seaside National Park, is a fine example of Azerbaijan`s material culture. It is also......

Serbian president tours historic core of Baku

11.02.2013 | Readed: 2656

On February 9th President Tomislav Nikolic of Serbia and his spouse Dragica Nikolic toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, a historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. Tomislav Nikolic visited the 15th century Palace of Shirvanshahs, one of the landmark......

Azeri carpets impress Serbian first lady

09.02.2013 | Readed: 2588

On February 8th First Lady of Serbia Dragica Nikolić visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azerilma Ltd, a carpet weaving company. She was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in......

First Lady of Serbia visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

09.02.2013 | Readed: 1715

On February 8th First Lady of Serbia Dragica Nikolić visited the Museum of Modern Art in Azerbaijan`s capital. She was informed that the Museum was established at the initiative of Azerbaijan`s First Lady, president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban......

Serbian First Lady visits Heydar Aliyev Center

09.02.2013 | Readed: 2103

On February 8th First Lady of Serbia Dragica Nikolic visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The First Lady was informed that the centre is a cultural complex in Baku, named after former president of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. The complex is designed by......

Yarat! welcomes support to contemporary art of Azerbaijan

06.02.2013 | Readed: 1770

Space of Contemporary Art Yarat! has adopted a resolution in support of the desires of the leading government agencies and commercial organizations of Azerbaijan to contribute to the further development of contemporary art in Azerbaijan. Yarat! announces that it welcomes the desire of......

Plan of events on holding “World of Mugam” 3rd International Music Festival approved by Order of head of Azerbaijan`s Presidential Administration

06.02.2013 | Readed: 1736

A plan of events on holding “The World of Mugham” 3rd International Music Festival has been approved by an Order of the head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan. In accordance with the Order, government bodies are instructed to solve issues......

Fly To Baku contemporary Azerbaijani art exhibition now in Moscow

06.02.2013 | Readed: 1609

Famous Moscow Multimedia Art Museum on Monday hosted an opening of the contemporary Azerbaijani art exhibition entitled “Fly to Baku”. The exhibition is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia and Moscow-based "Baku"......

French senator hails Azerbaijan as `tolerant and secular country with high moral values`

04.02.2013 | Readed: 1890

President of the Agglomeration community of Mulhouse Sud Alsace, France, senator Jean-Marie Bockel has said Azerbaijan is a tolerant and secular country with high moral values. He spoke as he visited Azerbaijan`s pavilion at an international tourism and......

Azerbaijan launches another WebTV

02.02.2013 | Readed: 2071

International Press Center hosted presentation of www.oxu.tv - the new educational WebTV. Staff of the Kaspi Education Council, Milli Majlis (National Parliament), Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youth and Sports representatives and mass media attended......

Azerbaijan joins 31st Fajr International Film Festival

22.01.2013 | Readed: 2692

On January 21st Azerbaijan attended the 31st Fajr International Film Festival, which kicked off today in Iranian capital Tehran. The Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theater represents the country with “Women thrown herself under train”, a play......

Another contribution to development of cultural cooperation between Azerbaijan and Ukraine

17.01.2013 | Readed: 2962

The exhibition of works by famous Ukrainian artist Leonid Litvin took place January 15 in Kiev at the residence of ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. The exhibition was organized by “Ukraina” Foundation led by Leonid Kuchma in partnership with the National......

Yay! Gallery hosts exhibition “STALMATE”

16.01.2013 | Readed: 3635

The exhibition "STALMATE" began at the “YAY!” gallery of the “Yarat!” Contemporary Art Space on January 15. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Rector of the Baku branch of Moscow State University, Prof. Nargiz Pashayeva......

Exhibition titled “Great work of skilful hands” opens in Baku

15.01.2013 | Readed: 3089

The exhibition titled “Great work of skilful hands” opened January 14 at the Museum of Modern Art in Baku. The exhibition organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art reflects a collection of artworks by inmates of the......

Baku launches exhibition of Jane McAdam Freud

12.01.2013 | Readed: 3540

An exhibition titled “Family Matters” by Jane McAdam Freud was opened in Gazelle Art Gallery in Azerbaijan`s capital. The British sculpture also noted that today she will hold a seminar for art lovers. The exhibition will be culminated on March......

Azerbaijan – Passing through Sheki

08.01.2013 | Readed: 2474

Paul Steele, founder of baldhiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his visit to Azerbaijan`s Sheki town. The article entitled “Azerbaijan – Passing through Sheki” is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele......

Piano man of Azerbaijan

30.12.2012 | Readed: 1956

 December 29 (AzerTAc). Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his travel to Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. The article entitled “The Piano man of Azerbaijan” is available on......

Azerbaijan – The Unique Udi Church of Nij

29.12.2012 | Readed: 1861

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has written another article about his travel to Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. The article entitled “The Unique Udi Church of Nij” is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele saiys:......

Georgian Premier visits ancient Icherisheher

28.12.2012 | Readed: 1703

Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, in Baku. He viewed the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in......

Azerbaijan – Five Star Gabala

27.12.2012 | Readed: 1581

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has travelled Azerbaijan`s Gabala town. He wrote an article “Azerbaijan – Five Star Gabala” which is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele says: “Gabala, or also and more......

Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn`s Palace

26.12.2012 | Readed: 1419

Paul Steele, founder of BaldHiker.com and avid hiker, climber and trekker has travelled Azerbaijan`s Sheki town. He wrote an article “Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn`s Palace” which is available on baldhiker.com. Paul Steele says: “To return to Azerbaijan......

Trafford Publishing issues `Modern Azerbaijanian prose`

22.12.2012 | Readed: 1452

The US-based Trafford Publishing has printed a book entitiled “Modern Azerbaijanian prose”. The book features the best samples of Azerbaijani literature of the last 30 years. The anthology includes more than thirty short stories and novels by Ismayil......

Azerbaijani playwright`s works published in Hungarian language

22.12.2012 | Readed: 1232

Works by Azerbaijani playwright and philosopher Mirza Fatali Akhundzade has been published in the Hungarian language for the first time. The publication dedicated to the bicentennial of Mirza Fatali Akhundzade. A book entitled “Mirza Fatali......

5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art "Aluminium" gets underway

12.12.2012 | Readed: 1323

On December 11th the Museum Center hosted a press conference dedicated to the 5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art "Aluminium" in Baku. Department Head of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Director of the biennale Galib Gasimov provided......

Latvian delegation visits Gobustan State Reserve

01.12.2012 | Readed: 1371

On November 30th a Latvian delegation led by Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis visited Gobustan State Reserve on Friday.  Valdis Dombrovskis was informed that settled since the 8th millennium BC, the area contains more than 600,000 distinct paintings, going as far back as 20,000......

Latvian PM visits Icherisheher

30.11.2012 | Readed: 1266

Prime Minister of Latvia Valdis Dombrovskis visited Icherisheher, one of the world`s cultural heritage sites, in Baku. The Latvian PM viewed the Maiden Tower built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in diameter, is comprised of a......

Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets Turkish film actress Turkan Soray

28.11.2012 | Readed: 3539

Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva met Turkish film actress Turkan Soray.  Prior to the meeting the Turkish actress watched a documentary on the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's activities and its......

Monument to Mirza Fatali Akhundzade unveiled in Moscow

24.11.2012 | Readed: 1360

Monument to Mirza Fatali Akhundzade (Akhundov), a celebrated Azerbaijani author, playwright, philosopher, and founder of modern literary criticism, has been unveiled in Russia's capital Moscow.  The monument created by Surikov Moscow State Academic Art Institute graduate Zaur......

Baku hosts ceremony on opening of Four Seasons Hotel and exhibition marking 5th anniversary of Baku magazine

18.11.2012 | Readed: 1468

On November 17th Azerbaijan`s capital hosted a solemn ceremony dedicated to the opening of five-star Four Seasons Hotel and an exhibition marking the 5th anniversary of Baku magazine. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Baku magazine Leyla Aliyeva......

"Historical look at Azerbaijan`s rich pearls" exhibition opens in Vatican

16.11.2012 | Readed: 1372

An exhibition "Historical look at Azerbaijan`s rich pearls" opened Wednesday in Vatican. The exhibition, initiated and supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, marks the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Azerbaijan and Vatican. Azerbaijan is a......


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