YARAT announces one month collaborative project with ISOLATION
YARAT has announced a one month collaborative project with ISOLATION ROOM/ GALLERY KIT which will take place in Baku, March 2015. The project is scheduled to coincide with American Week, organised by the US Embassy in Baku. ISOLATION ROOM/ GALLERY KIT is an evolving project ...

Azerbaijan, Netherlands discuss expansion of cultural and tourism cooperation

05.03.2015 [22:01]
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Sevda Mammadaliyeva has met Dutch Ambassador to the country Robbert Gabrielse. Ms. Mammadaliyeva noted that the two countries enjoy ample prospects for the development of cultural and tourism cooperation ...
“Romantic mugham” drawing published at postmarks of Hungary

“Romantic mugham” drawing published at postmarks of Hungary

04.03.2015 [12:04]
The “Romantic Mugham” drawing was presented at the private painting exhibition in Budapest, Hungary, in 2013. After the exhibition the drawing “Romantic Mugham” was published at the postmarks of Hungary by its Post Office administration. Artist Chingiz Mehbaliyev explained the meanings coming from his painting, “Romantic ...
Heydar Aliyev Center hosts exhibition of works by Leyla Aliyeva and Stephen Webster

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts exhibition of works by Leyla Aliyeva and Stephen Webster

03.03.2015 [18:15]
An opening ceremony of the Art and Jewelry exhibition was held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva familiarized herself with the exhibition. The exhibition featured works prepared by the “Stephen Webster” brand created under the motifs of Leyla Aliyeva`s drawings. ...
Participants of News Agencies World Council (NACO) meeting visit Icherisheher   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Participants of News Agencies World Council (NACO) meeting visit Icherisheher VIDEO

03.03.2015 [17:47]
Participants of the meeting of the News Agencies World Council (NACO) and the ceremony to mark the 95th anniversary of Azerbaijan State Information Agency AZERTAC have visited Icherisheher (the Inner City), one of the world`s cultural heritage sites. ...
Day of Slovenia to be held at Heydar Aliyev Center

Day of Slovenia to be held at Heydar Aliyev Center

03.03.2015 [14:04]
Slovenian embassy and Honorary Consulate to Azerbaijan will co-organize a Day of Slovenia at the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 13. On the sidelines of the event, the attendees will see art exhibition of works by Peter and Joze Ciuha. Slovenian musician Ljuben ...
Azerbaijan’s film named best at international film festival

Azerbaijan’s film named best at international film festival

02.03.2015 [16:32]
Azerbaijani filmmaker Fehruz Shamiyev’s “Road” film was named the best movie in the international section of the 9th Ruyesh Short Film Festival in Tehran, Iran. The film was produced by Fehruz Shamiyev. The scriptwriters ...

Azerbaijani multiculturalism to be taught at University of Augsburg

02.03.2015 [16:15]
Initiated by the Baku International Multiculturalism Center (BIMC) the negotiations are underway with the Germany’s University of Augsburg to teach the subject “Azerbaijani Multiculturalism” at this University. Recently, professor at the German University Klaus ...
“Aida” opera presented by vocal artists of three countries

“Aida” opera presented by vocal artists of three countries

02.03.2015 [13:23]
The Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater has staged “Aida” opera by Giuseppe Verdi, on February 28, with participation of the opera stars of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine ...
Days of Tajik Cinema due in Baku

Days of Tajik Cinema due in Baku

01.03.2015 [14:00]
The Days of Tajik Cinema will take place in Azerbaijan in the framework of the cooperation plan signed by the Governments of the two countries. The festival will take place on March 9-14. ...
YARAT to present The Union of Fire and Water Collateral Event for the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia

YARAT to present The Union of Fire and Water Collateral Event for the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia

26.02.2015 [10:00]
The Union of Fire and Water presents a historical and cultural superimposition of Baku and Venice as seen through the eyes of two artists, Almagul Menlibayeva and Rashad Alakbarov. The exhibition brings together site-specific video work, sculpture and installation to ...
British Council supports development of Azerbaijani museums

British Council supports development of Azerbaijani museums

24.02.2015 [14:49]
The British Council Azerbaijan, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan and National Museum of Arts is holding a round table on the development of local museum experts and increasing public interest in museums ...
"The exhibition of classic cars" launched in Heydar Aliyev Center

"The exhibition of classic cars" launched in Heydar Aliyev Center

24.02.2015 [09:34]
The exhibition of classic cars opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in the capital of Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony was attended by the vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva. ...
Heydar Aliyev Center hosts press conference on film “Ali and Nino”<br>Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the film's executive producer Leyla Aliyeva attended the conference

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts press conference on film “Ali and Nino”
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the film's executive producer Leyla Aliyeva attended the conference

23.02.2015 [16:01]
The shooting of the film “Ali and Nino”, based on the novel of the same name, the world's bestseller, will start on February 24. In this regard, the press conference with the creative staff of the film was held in Heydar Aliyev Centre. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev ...
Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee marked in Tbilisi

Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee marked in Tbilisi

22.02.2015 [15:35]
A ceremony dedicated to People`s Artist of Azerbaijan, the country`s Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu`s 70th jubilee was held Saturday at the Djansug Kakhidze Tbilisi center for Music and Culture. The concert was attended by state and government officials of Georgia, as well as ...
Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine publishes interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador

Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine publishes interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador

20.02.2015 [22:20]
Japanese “Food Machinery” magazine has published an interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador Gursel Ismayilzade about the ancient and rich Azerbaijani cuisine. In the interview, the Ambassador highlighted the history of the establishment prospects ...
Museum of Modern Art to open exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist

Museum of Modern Art to open exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist

19.02.2015 [21:28]
On 11th March, The Museum of Modern Art will open the exhibition “The (Dis-) appearing woman” by British artist Sarah Knill-Jones, comprising of a sound installation, a video work and over 100 paintings. Sarah Knill-Jones was born in London in 1969 and brought up in Scotland. ...
Azerbaijan Writers Union, Azerbaijani diaspora in Ukraine sign cooperation agreement

Azerbaijan Writers Union, Azerbaijani diaspora in Ukraine sign cooperation agreement

19.02.2015 [14:18]
Azerbaijan Writers Union and the United Diaspora of Ukrainian Azerbaijanis (UDUA) have signed an agreement on cooperation. Speaking to the signing ceremony, chairman of UDUA Hikmat Javadov said that under the agreement, the United Diaspora will support ...
Azerbaijani painter`s exhibition opens in London

Azerbaijani painter`s exhibition opens in London

18.02.2015 [23:09]
An exhibition of famous Azerbaijani painter, founder of non-conformism in national culture Javad Mirjavadov has been launched at the famous fine art auction house Sotheby`s in London as part of Second “Buta” International Azerbaijani Art Festival. ...