YAY Gallery presents solo exhibition of photo artist Fakhriyya Mammadova
YAY Gallery presents a solo exhibition of photo artist Fakhriyya Mammadova, which will be held from 22nd April to 5th June 2015. Fakhriyya Mammadova holds degrees in ceramics and design; she is a member of the Artists Union and Photographers Association of Azerbaijan. Moreover, she belongs to the association ...
The 'Last Letter” film narrating about Çanakkale battle presented in Baku

The 'Last Letter” film narrating about Çanakkale battle presented in Baku

16.04.2015 [11:46]
Presentation of the film "Last Letter" devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Canakkale Battle took place at the “28 Cinema" in Baku. The event was attended by official representatives of the state and government, the Member of Parliaments, public figures ...
Azerbaijan attends International book fair in London

Azerbaijan attends International book fair in London

15.04.2015 [13:37]
Azerbaijani delegation attends the next International Book Fair in London, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, supported by Intercultural Society and Embassy of Azerbaijan in the Great Britain. The promotion of Azerbaijani culture, publishing and printing sector in the fair is an essential tool for informing ...
Eurovision Village programme revealed

Eurovision Village programme revealed

14.04.2015 [14:23]
This year concerts will be in the heart of the city at the Town Hall Square. It is the hotspot for all visitors of Vienna from the 18th to the 23rd of May - the Eurovision Village! Events from fashion shows to the public viewings of the shows will take place just there ...
Solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

Solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

14.04.2015 [11:22]
A solo exhibition by the famous Belgian artist and a well-known face of modern art Wim Delvoye has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The exhibition that will last until September 27 presents about 50 works by the artist. Director of the Centre Anar Alakbarov stressed the importance of the exhibition, adding ...
Premiere of Ralph Siegel's musical "Johnny Blue" for Eurovision 2015

Premiere of Ralph Siegel's musical "Johnny Blue" for Eurovision 2015

14.04.2015 [10:36]
For one of the most prolific and successful Eurovision Song Contest composers, a dream came finally true: Ralph Siegel's musical Johnny Blue was premiered in the Czech city of Brno this week, and of course it cites some of his most famous hits and well-loved Eurovision ...

World Rock ‘n’ Roll Day is celebrated today

13.04.2015 [16:41]
April 13 is World Rock ‘n’ Roll Day. Rock ‘n’ roll is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950s, primarily from a combination of predominantly African-American genres such as blues, boogie woogie, jump blues ...
Thought-provoking Azerbaijani films screened to Parisian cinephiles

Thought-provoking Azerbaijani films screened to Parisian cinephiles

13.04.2015 [13:18]
The French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organised a special event dedicated to Azerbaijani cinema at L’Entrepôt Cinema in Paris as part of the 10th annual Europe by Europe Film Festival. The cinephiles enjoyed four short films – Offside directed by Thomas Goltz ...

Victoria and Albert Museum director visits Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

10.04.2015 [18:03]
Director of the world-known Victoria and Albert Museum in UK Martin Roth has visited Baku. As part of his visit, Roth met Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev. The director also visited Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. ...
Elnur Huseynov's promo tour starts

Elnur Huseynov's promo tour starts

10.04.2015 [16:49]
This is how Elnur Huseynov's Eurovision journey looks like in the next weeks. The Azerbaijani contestant starts his multi-city promo tour. Elnur arrives in Riga, the Latvian capital of the Baltic states, where he, with another guests, will give a press conference. Afterwards the Azerbaijani singer will attend ...
Heydar Aliyev Center to host solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist Wim Delvoye

Heydar Aliyev Center to host solo exhibition by famous Belgian artist Wim Delvoye

09.04.2015 [20:19]
A solo exhibition by the famous Belgian artist and a well-known face of modern art Wim Delvoye will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 13. The exhibition that will last until September 27 will present about 50 works by the artist. ...
 Britain Film Season due in Azerbaijan

Britain Film Season due in Azerbaijan

09.04.2015 [13:14]
Baku hosts British Film Spring Festival in cooperation with the British Council, British Embassy Baku, PwC, UNICEF and 28 Cinema. Within the festival all films will be screened in English , the festival will also bring films made in Great Britain, including “Mr Turner”, “The ...
Uzbek portals write about ancient Azerbaijani music instrument Tar

Uzbek portals write about ancient Azerbaijani music instrument Tar

09.04.2015 [13:06]
Tashkent-based two portals “silkway.uz” and “uchildiz.uz” have issued article about the ancient Azerbaijani music instrument tar. Azerbaijani Embassy in Uzbekistan and Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center contributed to the article published in Russian ...
YARAT Film Club to present cinemas by artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat

YARAT Film Club to present cinemas by artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat

09.04.2015 [10:00]
Founded as part of YARAT‘s strong commitment to the younger generation of students and film-makers, YARAT Film Club (YFC) aims to become an informal meeting point for the viewing and discussion of contemporary art videos and films. Group of students, emerging film-makers and art lovers will gather to watch and chat about ...
Hungarian film-maker shoots documentary about Baku

Hungarian film-maker shoots documentary about Baku

08.04.2015 [12:23]
A Hungarian Cinematograph Guild member, producer and film director Bela Dospod completed his work on the documentary about Baku from "World Capitals" series by the support of Azerbaijani Embassy in Hungary, the Embassy said. As reported, similar films have been ...
Elnur Huseynov: It’s a great chance to present myself as a solo artist

Elnur Huseynov: It’s a great chance to present myself as a solo artist

07.04.2015 [16:09]
“It’s a great chance to present myself as a solo artist. I believe in my entry song as it has so many powerful messages. It is truly a song with great meaning of which the most important is ‘that every heart deserves a fight’ and we should never give up. We must fight for our ...
Actor, director, producer Jackie Chan celebrates his birthday

Actor, director, producer Jackie Chan celebrates his birthday

07.04.2015 [14:02]
Actor, director, producer Jackie Chan was born Chan Kong-sang on April 7, 1954, in Hong Kong, China. He began studying martial arts, drama, acrobatics, and singing at age seven. Once considered a likely successor of Bruce Lee in Hong Kong cinema, Chan instead ...
Azerbaijani cookbook recognized in Los Angeles

Azerbaijani cookbook recognized in Los Angeles

07.04.2015 [14:01]
Author appreciation and book signing event for six authors, including Feride Buyuran, author of “Pomegranates & Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan,” took place at the residence of the Honorary Consul General of Turkey to Los Angeles, Ms. Gulru Gezer. The event ...
YARAT to present dance performance Contemporary?

YARAT to present dance performance Contemporary?

06.04.2015 [15:00]
YARAT, in collaboration with Arts Printing House, Lithuania, will organize a performance of Contemporary? They are a Lithuanian dance piece who were previously awarded the Golden Stage Cross (2013). The performance will take place at the Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatre on the 14th April. ...