Memorial plague to Galina Vishnevskaya and Mstislav Rostropovich to be unveiled in Moscow
A memorial plague to Galina Vishnevskaya and Mstislav Rostropovich will be unveiled in Moscow on March 27, according to Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation. The unveiling ceremony will be followed by the opening of the 8th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival. ...
Fire of Anatolia on Gabala stage

Fire of Anatolia on Gabala stage

23.03.2017 [16:14]
Acclaimed Turkish dance group the Fire of Anatolia has performed in the Azerbaijani city of Gabala. Held at the Heydar Aliyev Congress Center, the concert marked Novruz holiday. The concert was watched by a 1,000-man audience including locals and foreign tourists ...
Azerbaijani films to be screened at LET‘S CEE Film Festival in Vienna

Azerbaijani films to be screened at LET‘S CEE Film Festival in Vienna

21.03.2017 [12:00]
Four Azerbaijani films will be screened as part of LET‘S CEE Film Festival in Vienna. The festival features exclusively high-quality productions from Central and Eastern Europe, including the Caucasus region and Turkey. This year the festival will feature four Azerbaijani films ...
Azerbaijan represented at "International Day of Culture" in Abu Dhabi

Azerbaijan represented at "International Day of Culture" in Abu Dhabi

20.03.2017 [18:32]
An Azerbaijani delegation has participated in "International Day of Culture" event in Abu Dhabi. The event was organized by the Middle East branch of Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi. Prior to an event, Azerbaijan Ambassador to the UAE Dashgin Shikarov has ...
Seven-day Novruz Festival starts in Baku

Seven-day Novruz Festival starts in Baku

20.03.2017 [13:45]
The Novruz Festival started in Baku. In the square named after Sabir within seven days there will be festive concerts with participation of more than 40 collectives from different regions of Azerbaijan and other popular performers ...
Azerbaijani ambassador`s candidacy for post of UNESCO chief officially accepted

Azerbaijani ambassador`s candidacy for post of UNESCO chief officially accepted

18.03.2017 [21:07]
UNESCO has officially accepted the candidacy of Azerbaijani ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu for the post of the organization`s Director General. Apart from Bulbuloglu, other eight candidates are from Vietnam, Egypt, Qatar, China, Guatemala, ...
Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended opening of exhibition as part of Days of Hungary

Azerbaijan`s First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva attended opening of exhibition as part of Days of Hungary

17.03.2017 [23:58]
The Days of Hungary in Azerbaijan have featured the opening of an exhibition and a gala concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center. First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva and Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...
Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

14.03.2017 [22:04]
A presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary has been held in Baku. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva attend the ceremony ...
Memorial plaque to acclaimed Azerbaijani architect unveiled in Florence

Memorial plaque to acclaimed Azerbaijani architect unveiled in Florence

11.03.2017 [20:50]
A memorial plaque to acclaimed Azerbaijani architect Fikrat Huseynov has been unveiled in Palazzo Coppini, in the historic center of Florence, Italy. Palazzo Coppini is an International Centre for international meetings between different cultures and also home of the activities of the International network of cooperation ...
Dihaj to perform “Skeleton” in Eurovision 2017

Dihaj to perform “Skeleton” in Eurovision 2017

11.03.2017 [16:08]
Last year Azerbaijan's national broadcaster ITV announced Dihaj as the country's representative in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Today the video for Dihaj's entry, Skeletons, was released. According to Eurovision.tv, Dihaj will perform Skeletons at the ...
European premiere of “Ali and Nino” held in Brussels

European premiere of “Ali and Nino” held in Brussels

11.03.2017 [10:30]
The European premiere of the film “Ali and Nino” has been held at the European Parliament. The event brought together more than 200 people, including European Parliament members, representatives of European civil society, members of the Azerbaijani Diaspora in Belgium, public and political figures ...
Baku to host exhibition dedicated to Portugal

Baku to host exhibition dedicated to Portugal

09.03.2017 [16:33]
The photography exhibition “Hello Portugal! – The Country Seen Through the Eyes of an Azeri Traveller”, organized by the Mission of Portugal in Azerbaijan, will take place at Nur Art House Gallery on March 10-12. The photographer, Aydin Sadikhov, who visited Portugal extensively, will be showing forty ...
Azerbaijani jazz pianist Novrasli to give concert in San Francisco

Azerbaijani jazz pianist Novrasli to give concert in San Francisco

08.03.2017 [15:09]
Acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz musician Shahin Novrasli will give a concert in San Francisco, the USA, in June. Novrasli is an eclectic musician, who – like compatriot pianists Vagif Mustafazade and Aziza Mustafazade – has built a reputation ...
Azerbaijani opera musicians to perform in Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

Azerbaijani opera musicians to perform in Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

06.03.2017 [12:09]
On May 9-14, La Traviata, the opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave will be staged at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Famous Azerbaijani operatic soprano Dinara Aliyeva and Honorary ...
Vogue embraces Leonie Mergen Karabakh-Collection

Vogue embraces Leonie Mergen Karabakh-Collection

02.03.2017 [18:14]
With a history dating back over a century, the British edition of Vogue is synonymous with fashion, style, and the foreshadowing of future trends. It was only fitting therefore that the Vogue UK website would concentrate on one of the leading collections to be launched at this year’s London Fashion ...
Baku Jazz Festival joins Europe Jazz Network

Baku Jazz Festival joins Europe Jazz Network

02.03.2017 [15:33]
Baku Jazz Festival has become a member of the Europe Jazz Network. Baku Jazz Festival is a large-scaled project organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Culture Foundation and Jazz Dunyasi magazine. Baku Jazz Festival has been held since 2005 and has proved itself as one of the biggest ...
 Cuban television channel to make documentary about Azerbaijan

Cuban television channel to make documentary about Azerbaijan

02.03.2017 [15:18]
Cuban Havana television channel has revealed plans to make a documentary about Azerbaijan. The 10-part series called “Azerbaijan – a land of fire” will mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and ...
AZERTAC photo wins silver medal at “Salon DAGUERRE 2017” contest in Paris

AZERTAC photo wins silver medal at “Salon DAGUERRE 2017” contest in Paris

01.03.2017 [22:15]
A photo by AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a silver medal at “Salon DAGUERRE 2017” contest held in Paris, France. "Cleaning" photo won the medal of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) in the ...
Not frozen, never forgotten – the plight of Azerbaijani internally displaced persons highlighted in Brussels

Not frozen, never forgotten – the plight of Azerbaijani internally displaced persons highlighted in Brussels

23.02.2017 [16:30]
After touring the world for the past four years, the outstanding exhibition Five Roads Back Home – showcasing the work of renowned German photographer Philipp Rathmer – finally came to Brussels, in the capital of the EU on 22 February. The images ...