YARAT to present The Union of Fire and Water Collateral Event for the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia
The Union of Fire and Water presents a historical and cultural superimposition of Baku and Venice as seen through the eyes of two artists, Almagul Menlibayeva and Rashad Alakbarov. The exhibition brings together site-specific video work, sculpture and installation to ...
British Council supports development of Azerbaijani museums

British Council supports development of Azerbaijani museums

24.02.2015 [14:49]
The British Council Azerbaijan, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and National Museum of Arts is holding a round table on the development of local museum experts and increasing public interest in museums ...
"The exhibition of classic cars" launched in Heydar Aliyev Center

"The exhibition of classic cars" launched in Heydar Aliyev Center

24.02.2015 [09:34]
The exhibition of classic cars opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in the capital of Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony was attended by the vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva. ...
Heydar Aliyev Center hosts press conference on film “Ali and Nino”<br>Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the film's executive producer Leyla Aliyeva attended the conference

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts press conference on film “Ali and Nino”
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the film's executive producer Leyla Aliyeva attended the conference

23.02.2015 [16:01]
The shooting of the film “Ali and Nino”, based on the novel of the same name, the world's bestseller, will start on February 24. In this regard, the press conference with the creative staff of the film was held in Heydar Aliyev Centre. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev ...
Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee marked in Tbilisi

Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee marked in Tbilisi

22.02.2015 [15:35]
A ceremony dedicated to People`s Artist of Azerbaijan, the country`s Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee was held Saturday at the Djansug Kakhidze Tbilisi center for Music and Culture. The concert was attended by state and government officials of Georgia, as well as ...
Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine publishes interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador

Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine publishes interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador

20.02.2015 [22:20]
Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine has published an interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador Gursel Ismayilzade about the ancient and rich Azerbaijani cuisine. In the interview, the Ambassador highlighted the history of the establishment prospects ...
Museum of Modern Art to open exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist

Museum of Modern Art to open exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist

19.02.2015 [21:28]
On 11th March, The Museum of Modern Art will open the exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist Sarah Knill-Jones, comprising of a sound installation, a video work and over 100 paintings. Sarah Knill-Jones was born in London in 1969 and brought up in Scotland. ...
Azerbaijan Writers Union, Azerbaijani diaspora in Ukraine sign cooperation agreement

Azerbaijan Writers Union, Azerbaijani diaspora in Ukraine sign cooperation agreement

19.02.2015 [14:18]
Azerbaijan Writers Union and the United Diaspora of Ukrainian Azerbaijanis (UDUA) have signed an agreement on cooperation. Speaking to the signing ceremony, chairman of UDUA Hikmat Javadov said that under the agreement, the United Diaspora will support ...
Azerbaijani painter`s exhibition opens in London

Azerbaijani painter`s exhibition opens in London

18.02.2015 [23:09]
An exhibition of famous Azerbaijani painter, founder of non-conformism in national culture Javad Mirjavadov has been launched at the famous fine art auction house Sotheby`s in London as part of Second “Buta” International Azerbaijani Art Festival. ...
Last Eurovision ticket sales wave set for Feb 27

Last Eurovision ticket sales wave set for Feb 27

18.02.2015 [17:26]
The third and last wave of ticket sales for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is set for the 27th of February at 9.00 CET. Tickets will be available for all shows. After two ticket sales waves in mid-December and end of January, the third one will be the very last ...
Sotheby’s to showcase Azeri Artwork in London

Sotheby’s to showcase Azeri Artwork in London

16.02.2015 [18:38]
Mir Javadov and traditional Azerbaijani carpets will go on display as part of Buta Festival 2015. This week will see world-famous London auction house, Sotheby’s, display unique pieces of Azeri art. ...
Azerbaijani film wins best director award at Indian festival

Azerbaijani film wins best director award at Indian festival

15.02.2015 [13:28]
The Steppe Man, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has won the Best Director award at 2nd Noida International Film Festival in India. The Steppe Man has an exciting plot. It is about a young steppe man who lives far from the cities, closely communicating with nature ...
Exhibition by Italian artist Paola Anziche “The fibres of Baku: a portrait of the city” to open in Baku

Exhibition by Italian artist Paola Anziche “The fibres of Baku: a portrait of the city” to open in Baku

12.02.2015 [14:00]
Non-commercial organization YARAT announces a forthcoming presentation of Italian artist Paola Anziche. The presentation will become the result of her residence at YARAT Contemporary Art Organization as well as collaboration of YARAT with FARE, Milan ...
UNDP Resident Coordinator visits Ministry of Culture and Tourism

UNDP Resident Coordinator visits Ministry of Culture and Tourism

12.02.2015 [11:05]
UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan, Antonius Broek has visited the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.During the meeting, the sides focused on discussing projects realized in Azerbaijan. Mr. Broek noted that Abulfas Garayev’s meetings in New-York, especially with UN officials in January ...

President of Azerbaijan decrees on celebration of 80th jubilee of prominent composer

11.02.2015 [20:15]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an order on celebration of the 80th jubilee of prominent composer of Azerbaijan, People’s Artist Vasif Adigozalov. ...

Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan to expand cooperation in culture and tourism field

11.02.2015 [15:22]
Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Azerbaijan Toyli Komekov visited the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to press service of the ministry, Minister Abulfas Garayev spoke of the importance of cooperation with Turkmenistan in the field of culture and tourism ...

Hungarian Ambassador visits Ministry of Culture and Tourism

11.02.2015 [13:14]
Hungarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Zsolt Chutora has visited the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. He met Minister Abulfas Garayev, who hailed relations between Azerbaijan and Hungary as friendly. He said there were big opportunities for the development of cooperation in ...
First lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets People`s Artist Alibaba Mammadov

First lady Mehriban Aliyeva meets People`s Artist Alibaba Mammadov

10.02.2015 [18:13]
President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva has met People’s Artist Alibaba Mammadov on the occasion of his 85th anniversary. The President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has recently initiated the launch of a new ...
American violinist Hilary Hahn`s CD-album, featuring Azerbaijani composer Firangiz Alizade`s song wins Grammy   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

American violinist Hilary Hahn`s CD-album, featuring Azerbaijani composer Firangiz Alizade`s song wins Grammy VIDEO

09.02.2015 [19:00]
Famous American violinist, megastar Hilary Hahn`s CD album “In 27 Pieces: the Hilary Hahn Encores”, featuring chairperson of the Union of Composers of Azerbaijan, People`s Artist Firangiz Alizade`s song has won a Grammy award in the best chamber music nomination ...