California Governor thanks Azerbaijan
The Governor of California Edmund “Jerry” Brown has issued a congratulatory message as the famous Azerbaijani ballet “Seven Beauties” was performed on October 11, 2014 in San Diego, California. Sponsored by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and presented by Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles, the performance was the ...

Azerbaijan to join Womex music festival

20.10.2014 [21:18]
An Azerbaijani delegation will attend the 20th international Womex music festival in Spain. An Azerbaijani jazz group led by Elchin Shirinov will also perform as part of the festival. WOMEX is an international world music support and development project, whose main event is an exposition held annually in different locations throughout Europe. It integrates ...
Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 kicks off

Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 kicks off

20.10.2014 [12:32]
Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 has got underway at the International Mugham Center. The festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijani Culture Foundation. ...
Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan views Azerbaijan`s stand at Diplomatic Bazaar

Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan views Azerbaijan`s stand at Diplomatic Bazaar

19.10.2014 [15:45]
Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan has viewed Azerbaijan`s stand at the annual Diplomatic Bazaar in Amman. She greeted employees of Azerbaijan’s Embassy, diaspora activists and children. ...

Aida Mahmudova: We plan to open YARAT Modern Art Center next year

19.10.2014 [11:09]
“We plan to open YARAT Modern Art Center and organize a series of events on Azerbaijan`s modern art next year,” head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Space Aida Mahmudova has told journalists at the final exhibition of the project “Invasion. Museum 2014”. ...
YARAT opens final exhibition of “Invasion. Museum 2014” project

YARAT opens final exhibition of “Invasion. Museum 2014” project

19.10.2014 [10:00]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space has kicked off the final exhibition of “Invasion. Museum 2014” project at the National Museum of the Arts. Speaking to the opening ceremony, head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Space Aida Mahmudova highlighted the activities of the organization. ...
Final exhibition of project “Invasion. Museum 2014” to open in Baku’s biggest museums

Final exhibition of project “Invasion. Museum 2014” to open in Baku’s biggest museums

17.10.2014 [22:00]
The final exhibition of the project “Invasion. Museum 2014” will be opened in Baku’s biggest museums – The National Museum of the Arts, The State Carpet Museum, The Historical Architectural Reserve ‘Icherisheher’ and The Historical Architectural Reserve ‘Ateshgah Temple’. The exhibition will run from October 18 to November 30. This project ...
AzerTAc photo correspondent wins 7th Tashkent International Photo Biennale

AzerTAc photo correspondent wins 7th Tashkent International Photo Biennale

16.10.2014 [15:31]
Photo correspondent of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Ilgar Jafarov has won the 7th Tashkent International Photo Biennale. His “The cry of a heart or a lost childhood” photo series earned him a gold medal in ...
Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert by Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra

Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert by Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra

15.10.2014 [14:49]
The famous Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra will present its first concert program in Baku at the Heydar Aliyev Center on November 26. The concert program features some everlasting pieces by worldwide recognized Austrian composer Johann Strauss, also known as the King of Waltz, as well as other famous Viennese classic composers ...
Azerbaijan joins solidarity exhibition in France

Azerbaijan joins solidarity exhibition in France

14.10.2014 [21:49]
The Society for Cultural Relations with Azerbaijan has participated in a solidarity exhibition organized by the Strasbourg Foreign Societies Coordination. ...
 12-year-old Azerbaijani into semi-final of The Voice Kids Finland

12-year-old Azerbaijani into semi-final of The Voice Kids Finland

14.10.2014 [12:00]
A 12-year-old Azerbaijani entry has qualified for the semi-finals of The Voice Kids song contest in Finland. Aylin Jabbarli won the jury`s sympathy after performing Madonna’s Like a Prayer. Aylin is a soloist of the AzerTurk band under the AzerTurk Youth Organization in Finland ...
European Heritage Days celebration event held in Baku

European Heritage Days celebration event held in Baku

14.10.2014 [11:37]
A celebration event of the European Heritage Days has been held in Azerbaijan`s capital. The event, entitled “Local communities shaping the European dimension of Heritage”, was organised by the European Days Programme and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism ...

New painting by artist Chingiz Mehbaliyev called “The rescue of Ismayil”

13.10.2014 [21:53]
Artist Chingiz Mehbaliyev referred to history again and painted a picture about Shah Ismayil’s rescue from the death in his childhood. New picture of the artist called “The rescue of Ismayil”. ...

Participants of Baku FIDE Grand Prix tournament visit Heydar Aliyev Center

13.10.2014 [19:11]
Participants of Baku FIDE Grand Prix tournament have visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. They were informed that the Centre is a cultural complex designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid. ...

Young Azerbaijani mugham master to give concert in Shanghai

13.10.2014 [17:59]
Young Azerbaijani mugham singer Gochag Asgarov will give a three day concert as part of the Shanghai World Music Festival 2014. ...
Azerbaijani movie Nabat demonstrated at 50th Chicago International film festival

Azerbaijani movie Nabat demonstrated at 50th Chicago International film festival

13.10.2014 [17:33]
Nabat by Azerbaijani filmmakers has been premiered as part of the 50th Chicago International film festival. Produced at Azerbaijanfilm studio, the film was shot in 2014. The story highlights the Karabakh war. The story revolves around a village`s residents who are forced to leave ...
Azerbaijani Ballet ‘Seven Beauties’ premieres in U.S. to a great acclaim  <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Azerbaijani Ballet ‘Seven Beauties’ premieres in U.S. to a great acclaim VIDEO

13.10.2014 [14:02]
The famous San Diego Ballet and Grossmont Symphony Orchestra have performed the historic Azerbaijani ballet “Seven Beauties” to a full house at the Civic Theater in San Diego, California. This internationally renowned ballet ...
Voca People performs in Baku

Voca People performs in Baku

11.10.2014 [16:22]
Voca People has gained a chance to light the hearts of numerous fans at the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku. Voca People's program in Baku featured a gentle sense of humor augmented by nice vocals and extraordinary repertoire. The Voca People`s second concert will be held at Baku Crystal Hall before the presentation of the V1 Challenge Azerbaijan show ...
Azerbaijani movie to bid for 2014 foreign language film Oscar award

Azerbaijani movie to bid for 2014 foreign language film Oscar award

11.10.2014 [11:34]
Nabat by Azerbaijani filmmakers has been presented for 2014 foreign language film Oscar award. Produced at Jafar Jabbarly Azerbaijanfilm studio, the film was shot in 2014. The story highlights the Karabakh war. The story revolves around a village`s residents who are forced ...