London hosts Azerbaijan Mugham Night
Azerbaijan Mugham Night has been held in London as part of the 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts. Organized by Buta Arts Center, the concert brought together representatives of Azerbaijani diaspora, local and foreign public figures. ...

Istanbul to host 30th Session of COMCEC

23.11.2014 [11:41]
The 30th Session of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC) will be held in Istanbul on 25-28 November 2014 with the participation of the OIC Member States and relevant OIC, regional and international institutions ...

Zhanar Dugalova wins Turkvision-2014

22.11.2014 [16:06]
Kazakhstan's singer Zhanar Dugalova wins Turkvision Song Contest in Kazan. Final of the 2nd international song contest was attended by 15 participants with the highest number of votes in the semifinals. ...

Prominent Japanese pianist gives concert in Baku

20.11.2014 [13:55]
Famous Japanese musician, permanent representative of “Steinway” Company Chisato Kusunoki gave a concert at the presentation of well-known composer, People's Artist of the USSR, Professor Murad Kajlayev at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic named after Muslim ...

The film "Nabat" receives awards at the Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg

19.11.2014 [17:41]
Feature film “Nabat” by the Azerbaijan director Elchin Musaoglu was awarded three prizes at the 63rd International Film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg. In particular, the film was recognized the best in the category for the reflection of human determination in the general human ...

Azerbaijani films demonstrated in Ashgabat

17.11.2014 [15:48]
Azerbaijani feature films, "Arshin mal alan" (The Cloth Pedlar), "In a Southern city" (“Bir Cənub şəhərində”) and "Do not be afraid, I am with you" (“Qorxma, mən səninləyəm”), were shown on promotion of the Azerbaijani cultural heritage and recognition of the national cinema art, organized by Azerbaijan Embassy and Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan. ...

ISESCO Consultative Council to convene its 14th meeting in Baku

16.11.2014 [12:26]
The 14th meeting of the Consultative Council of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO) will take place in Baku. ...
“3 apples” children's Literature sector of TEAS Press Publishing House holds presentation of over 20 children’s books

“3 apples” children's Literature sector of TEAS Press Publishing House holds presentation of over 20 children’s books

14.11.2014 [20:50]
The “3 apples” children's Literature sector of TEAS Press Publishing House has held presentation of over 20 children’s books. The presented children’s books have been translated and designed by the creative team of TEAS Press. Perception levels on a number of genres and age groups have been taken into ...
Book on Azerbaijan published in Tokyo

Book on Azerbaijan published in Tokyo

14.11.2014 [12:38]
A book titled “Azerbaijan, a rapidly developing country the Japanese are not aware of” by renowned economist, TV producer Kazuyasu Ishida has recently been published in Tokyo. The book provides information about the history, culture, location, economic ...
"From Gabala to Johannesburg, The music knows no borders" held in S.Africa

"From Gabala to Johannesburg, The music knows no borders" held in S.Africa

13.11.2014 [18:23]
A classic music concert called “From Gabala to Johannesburg, The music knows no borders” was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 12-13. The event is devoted to the 90th establishment anniversary of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and 20th anniversary of establishment of democracy in South Africa ...
Prominent Azerbaijani writer Mir Jalal’s book published in Kiev

Prominent Azerbaijani writer Mir Jalal’s book published in Kiev

13.11.2014 [15:44]
Azerbaijan’s outstanding writer and scientist, Philology Doctor Mir Jalal Pashayev’s selected works, titled “Yolumuz hayanadır?” (“Where are we going?”) has been published in Ukrainian language. Initiated by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Ukraine, the book has been published in Kiev’s ...
The Telegraph publishes article on Azerbaijan`s ancient game “Chovkan”

The Telegraph publishes article on Azerbaijan`s ancient game “Chovkan”

13.11.2014 [14:37]
The Telegraph has published an article on intangible cultural heritages of UNESCO, including ancient Azerbaijani game “Chovkan”. Headlined “From Turkish coffee to human towers: UNESCO's intangible heritage”, the article says: “Originally, the UNESCO World Heritage list was reserved for buildings, monuments and sites of natural beauty. But in 2003, UNESCO agreed to start adding ...

Kazan to host TURKVISION-2014 Song Contest

11.11.2014 [22:29]
Kazan will host TURKVISION-2014 Song Contest featuring colourful performances of artists from the Turkic world. The contest will take place with the contribution of artists from 24 countries this year. ...
YARAT, BEHANCE hold Portfolio Review Day in Baku

YARAT, BEHANCE hold Portfolio Review Day in Baku

11.11.2014 [17:15]
YARAT contemporary art organization and BEHANCE, the leading online platform for showcasing and discovering creative work, have held Portfolio Review Day in Baku. BEHANCE is a network of sites and services specializing in self-promotion, including consulting and online portfolios. It offers creative individuals an opportunity to update ...
Azerbaijani dishes demonstrated at international culinary festival in Rome

Azerbaijani dishes demonstrated at international culinary festival in Rome

09.11.2014 [15:50]
Samples of Azerbaijani cuisine have been demonstrated at an international culinary festival at the University of Rome Tor Verga in Rome. Participants in the festival included more than 500 students and teachers from a number of countries, including Hungary, Poland, Brazil, Mexico, France and Romania ...
Azerbaijan to host 2nd International Ashiq Festival

Azerbaijan to host 2nd International Ashiq Festival

09.11.2014 [12:11]
The second International Ashiq Festival will open in Azerbaijan on Monday bringing together ashiqs from many countries, including Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The 9-day festival will officially open at Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre on Tuesday, with ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Iranian ICT Minister

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Iranian ICT Minister

08.11.2014 [18:31]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi. Mr. Garayev spoke of the history of Azerbaijan`s relations with “friendly” Iran, and stressed the importance of developing the bilateral ties. The Minister said the days of Azerbaijani ...
Azerbaijani “THE LAST ONE” film wins Izmir International Film Festival

Azerbaijani “THE LAST ONE” film wins Izmir International Film Festival

07.11.2014 [20:37]
Azerbaijani “THE LAST ONE” film has been recognized as the Best Foreign Film of the year at the 15th International Short Film Festival held in Izmir. Some 1,100 short films from 63 countries took part at the festival this year. Of them, only 10 films were represented in the final. Along with the films got into the finals, 200 short ...
Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes evening of Azerbaijani culture in Dusseldorf

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes evening of Azerbaijani culture in Dusseldorf

07.11.2014 [13:39]
An evening of Azerbaijani culture has been held in Dusseldorf with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Germany. Opening the event, Ambassador Parviz Shahbazov noted that the concert was one of the series of events held under the initiative of Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva ...