Azerbaijan once again plunges into the world of luxury and art
Art and Jewels of the World 2014 exhibition has opened at Four Seasons Hotel Baku. At a press conference preceding the opening ceremony, Valentina Vassileva, Art and Jewels of the World CEO, Sixtine Crutchfield, manager of the exhibition ...

5th European Film Festival to be launched in Baku

29.10.2014 [22:07]
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) and the Embassies of the European Union member states jointly with "Park Cinema" announced the launch of the European Film Festival 2014. The Festival will start on 30 October in Baku and will present modern films ...
Azerbaijani Ambassador meets State Secretary at Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland

Azerbaijani Ambassador meets State Secretary at Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland

29.10.2014 [21:06]
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Finland Adish Mammadov has met State Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Culture Kari Anttila. They discussed how to develop relations between the two countries, as well as expand cooperation in educational, cultural and humanitarian spheres. ...
Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra performs in Hannover

Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra performs in Hannover

29.10.2014 [15:55]
The Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra after Uzeyir Hajibeyli has given a concert in Hannover as part of the Days of Azerbaijani Culture in Germany. The concert was organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and supported by the Embassy ...
Two Azerbaijani films win awards at Silk Road International Film Festival

Two Azerbaijani films win awards at Silk Road International Film Festival

28.10.2014 [19:48]
Two Azerbaijani films "Downstream" by Asif Rustamov and "Lighthouse" by Fariz Ahmadov have won awards at the Silk Road International Film Festival in the city of Xi'an, China. A total of 147 foreign and domestic films from 25 countries were screened in Xi'an. The five-day festival featured screening of films from Silk Road nations. It included a section ...

TEAS organising Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus photography competition

28.10.2014 [15:59]
As Baku prepares to host the inaugural European Games in 2015, The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) is organising a new photography competition entitled Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus. TEAS announced that Baku 2015 – the organiser of the European Games – is now officially supporting this photo competition. Aimed at both professional and amateur ...
London to host 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts

London to host 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts

27.10.2014 [13:42]
The 2nd Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts will open in London. Organized by “Buta” Arts Center, it will kick off with a gala concert in famous Royal Albert Hall on November 4. ...
YARAT Artist Studios to open on November 1

YARAT Artist Studios to open on November 1

27.10.2014 [13:20]
YARAT Artist Studios will open on Saturday, 1st November. YARAT Studios have already become a place where eleven Azerbaijani artists work, rest and exchange ideas; a place filled with their works and creative energy. YARAT Studios are situated in a newly restored four-storey building where Aida ...

Euronews broadcasts video reportage about Baku Jazz Festival

26.10.2014 [16:21]
Euronews has broadcast a video reportage about Baku Jazz Festival. Euronews said: “It is jazz time in Baku. The capital of Azerbaijan will host jazz musicians from all four corners of the planet, among them American pianist Craig Taborn ...
“Karabakh on my mind” exhibition opens in Mexican Senate

“Karabakh on my mind” exhibition opens in Mexican Senate

25.10.2014 [21:48]
"Karabakh on my mind" exhibition by Azerbaijani artist and architect Yavar Rzayev has opened in the Mexican Senate. Organized by Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate Gabriela Cuevas Barron, the event brought together representatives of the Mexican Congress, the country's ...

Azerbaijan is once again ready to plunge into the world of luxury and art

24.10.2014 [20:53]
Spring of 2013 was the starting point for the annual exhibition “Jewels of the World” in one of the capital’s most beautiful hotels - Four Seasons Hotel Baku, Azerbaijan. This autumn Baku is offering the world a new tradition, combining the jeweler's art with the visual art, thus transforming Jewels of the World in Art and Jewels of the World 2014 ...
California Governor thanks Azerbaijan

California Governor thanks Azerbaijan

22.10.2014 [11:15]
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 ...