Yarat Contemporary Art Centre launches with Shirin Neshat’s The Home of My Eyes
To mark the opening of YARAT Contemporary Art Centre in Baku on 24 March 2015, YARAT has announced the exhibition Shirin Neshat: The Home of My Eyes. This is a major new commission, produced following the artist’s time in Azerbaijan and also includes two ...
Novruz holiday marked in Germany

Novruz holiday marked in Germany

26.03.2015 [10:41]
Azerbaijan Culture House, Baku Lounge and AZ-Events have co-organized an event on the occasion of Novruz in Cologne, Germany. The event brought together nearly 800 Azerbaijanis living in Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium and England, as well as members of Turkish diaspora and representatives ...
Astana Ballet to perform in Baku

Astana Ballet to perform in Baku

25.03.2015 [13:23]
Astana Ballet will present Oriental Rhapsody at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater next month. The show is a breathtaking production evoking the mysterious world of the East through dance and music. Oriental motifs are amplified by the spectacular ...
Azerbaijan Through the Lens exhibition opens in Prague

Azerbaijan Through the Lens exhibition opens in Prague

24.03.2015 [17:42]
The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organized Azerbaijan Through the Lens exhibition in Prague. Supported by the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the Czech Republic, the exhibition is held under the auspices of Jan Hamacek, President of the Chamber of Deputies of the ...
Novruz holiday celebrated at UNESCO headquarters

Novruz holiday celebrated at UNESCO headquarters

23.03.2015 [11:12]
Novruz holiday was celebrated at UNESCO headquarters on the initiative of the permanent representations of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan ...
Georgian President, Premier attend Novruz festivities

Georgian President, Premier attend Novruz festivities

23.03.2015 [10:40]
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili have attended the festivities on the occasion of the national holiday of the people of Azerbaijan – Novruz in Marneuli. They lit the Novruz bonfire ...
Azerbaijan Society at University of Aberdeen celebrates Novruz holiday

Azerbaijan Society at University of Aberdeen celebrates Novruz holiday

22.03.2015 [13:50]
Azerbaijan Society at the University of Aberdeen has held a celebrative event to mark Novruz holiday. According to Kanan Aliyev, an Azerbaijani student at the university, more than 150 Azerbaijani and international students and ...
Novruz Holiday marked at European Parliament

Novruz Holiday marked at European Parliament

19.03.2015 [20:51]
An event marking Novruz holiday has been held in Brussels. Organized by the European Parliament, embassies of Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, India in Belgium, UNESCO Office to EU, the event brought together members ...
Azerbaijani President signs order on marking Rashid Behbudov’s 100th jubilee

Azerbaijani President signs order on marking Rashid Behbudov’s 100th jubilee

19.03.2015 [09:51]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on marking the 100th jubilee of Rashid Behbudov, prominent singer and public figure, People’s Artist, State Prize winner and Hero of Socialist Labor. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is due to develop and implement an action plan ...

Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art exhibition open at Heydar Aliyev Center

18.03.2015 [20:53]
Artworks by Europe’s famous Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art Exhibition have opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening ...
US Embassy celebrates Novruz holiday

US Embassy celebrates Novruz holiday

18.03.2015 [19:53]
US Embassy in Azerbaijan has hosted an event marking Novruz holiday. The event was attended by the embassy staff and their families. US Ambassador Robert Cekuta congratulated the Azerbaijani ...
Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art exhibition open at Heydar Aliyev Center    <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art exhibition open at Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO

18.03.2015 [19:04]
Artworks by Europe’s famous Cracking Art Group and Semeni International Art Exhibition have opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening of the exhibition. Cracking Art Group was established by six European painters Renzo Nucara ...
Azerbaijan, Moldova discuss relations in cultural field

Azerbaijan, Moldova discuss relations in cultural field

17.03.2015 [19:58]
Secretary General of the National Commission of Azerbaijan for UNESCO Gunay Efendiyeva has met Minister of Culture and Tourism of Moldova Monica Babuc in Chisinau. They discussed ways of developing relations between Azerbaijan and Moldova, particularly cooperation in the field of culture. ...
Works by Azerbaijani artists to be on display at Art Dubai 2015

Works by Azerbaijani artists to be on display at Art Dubai 2015

17.03.2015 [18:57]
YAY Gallery has announced its participation in Art Dubai 2015 at stand J10, showing works from Azerbaijani artists Rashad Alakbarov and Huseyn Hagverdi. Rashad Alakbarov is one of the main Azerbaijani artists to come to international attention in recent years. Alakbarov’s installation-based ...
Jordanian magazine “Business intelligence” posts article titled “Azerbaijan – charming country”

Jordanian magazine “Business intelligence” posts article titled “Azerbaijan – charming country”

16.03.2015 [21:56]
Jordanian magazine “Business intelligence” has published an article by employee of the Embassy of Azerbaijan Vugar Hajiyev headlined “Azerbaijan – charming country” in Arabic language. The article highlights Azerbaijan`s geographic situation, cultural and historic heritage, economic potential, as well as Azerbaijan-Jordan ...
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins gold medal at DONEGAL 2015

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins gold medal at DONEGAL 2015

16.03.2015 [20:31]
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a gold medal at the 1st International Salon of Photography “DONEGAL 2015” held in Ireland. The salon was conducted in accordance with the requirements and practices of the Photographic ...
Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijani representative in Vienna   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijani representative in Vienna VIDEO

16.03.2015 [16:35]
Elnur Huseynov is Azerbaijan’s choice for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. He was internally selected by the Azerbaijani broadcaster İctimai Television, ITV. On stage in Vienna, the singer will perform his mystical contemporary ballad Hour Of The Wolf ...
Azerbaijani artist presents his works in Italy

Azerbaijani artist presents his works in Italy

16.03.2015 [12:32]
Montoro 12 Contemporary Art jointly with YAY! Contemporary Art Gallery presented the first solo exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed in Italy. The artist showed a new series of his ‘carpet works’ in which he took traditional Azerbaijani carpet designs as a starting point to transform ...
Spanish TV channel airs program on Azerbaijan

Spanish TV channel airs program on Azerbaijan

15.03.2015 [12:52]
Spanish RTVE TV channel’s “La aventura del Saber” program has broadcast a program on Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani Ambassador to Spain Altay Efendiyev, producer of the “Over the sky on Azerbaijan” documentary Eleonora Vatral and documentary filmmaker Roberto Algarra attended the program ...