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Young Azerbaijani artist opens exhibition in France

09.09.2013 | Readed: 3484

 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: 4382

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: 4270

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: 4270

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: 4001

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: 3694

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: 3833

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: 3913

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: 4381

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: 3126

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: 2462

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: 3946

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: 4120

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: 4235

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: 4334

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: 4286

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: 2188

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: 2593

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: 2667

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: 2248

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: 4423

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: 5325

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: 4242

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: 4590

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: 6382

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: 2099

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: 2235

‘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: 3766

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: 2563

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: 2699

"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: 3698

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: 4162

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: 2964

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: 2723

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: 2648

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: 1797

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: 2172

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: 1842

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: 1808

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: 1687

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: 1956

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: 2163

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......


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