Baku hosts first gathering of Organizing Committee of 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations
The first meeting of the Organizing Committee of the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations has been held in Baku. Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev said the Committee was set up by ...
Day of Azerbaijan held as part of Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Day of Azerbaijan held as part of Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival VIDEO

25.08.2015 [17:32]
A concert program Day of Azerbaijan has started as part of Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival in Gyeongsangbuk, Republic of Korea. Addressing the opening ceremony, mayor of Gyeongju Cho Yang-sik underlined that located in the middle of the ancient Silk Road, Azerbaijan connects the West and East ...
Point of View by renowned sculptor Tony Cragg in permanent exhibition of Heydar Aliyev Center   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Point of View by renowned sculptor Tony Cragg in permanent exhibition of Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO

25.08.2015 [17:26]
Point of View by one of the most prominent figures of modern art, a renowned UK sculptor Tony Cragg was included in the permanent exhibition of the Heydar Aliyev Center. A person exhibition of Tony Cragg opened at the center in 2014, running from April 9 to August 31. Twenty-eight works by the sculptor ...
Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan discuss expanding cooperation in television sector

Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan discuss expanding cooperation in television sector

22.08.2015 [21:47]
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Hidayat Orujov has met newly appointed director general of the Public TV/Radio Corporation Ilim Karypbekov. The Ambassador congratulated Ilim Karypbekov on the occasion of his appointment ...
Azerbaijan joins Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Azerbaijan joins Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival VIDEO

22.08.2015 [15:26]
Azerbaijan has joined Gyeongju Silk Way Cultural Festival which has kicked off in Gyeongsangbuk, Republic of Korea. Organized in cooperation with the UN World Tourism Organization, the festival took place ...
Warner Bros. Pictures has plans for new big screen take on Dante’s 'Inferno'

Warner Bros. Pictures has plans for new big screen take on Dante’s 'Inferno'

22.08.2015 [14:00]
A new film version of Dante’s Inferno is in the works at Warner Bros. Pictures. Deadline has the news, reporting that the studio has picked up a pitch for a new big screen take on the first third of Dante Alighieri’s 14th century epic poem, The Divine Comedy. The pitch hails from screenwriter Dwain Worrell, ...
Baku to host Holiday of Mexico

Baku to host Holiday of Mexico

21.08.2015 [19:47]
An event entitled "Holiday of Mexico" will be held in Baku on August 22. The event will be supported by Mexican embassy to Azerbaijan. The attendees will familiarize themselves with cultural traditions and national cuisine of Mexico ...
Famous Russian actor Durov dies

Famous Russian actor Durov dies

20.08.2015 [16:39]
The People's Artist of Russia and the USSR, famous actor Lev Durov has died in First City Hospital in Moscow after a long illness. Lev Durov spent the last two weeks of his life in hospital, where he was diagnosed with acute heart failure.The actor underwent urgent surgery and then due to his worsening condition state ...

Gyeongju to host Day of Azerbaijan

20.08.2015 [15:29]
The Day of Azerbaijan will be organized as part of Gyeongju Silk Road Cultural Festival in the Republic of Korea on August 22. The vent will be arranged by Azerbaijan Culture Foundation and SEBA (Seoul-Baku) Azerbaijan-Korean Cultural Exchange Association in ...

Book by Azerbaijani writer to be launched in Stockholm

19.08.2015 [17:34]
"A long way from Baku to Cairo and Stockholm" by Azerbaijani writer Azima Aghalarova will be presented in Stockholm on August 27. The presentation is organized by the Congress of Azerbaijanis in Sweden. The book tells the story of a young, studious, middle class Soviet ...
Azerbaijan to attend Moscow International Book Exhibition Fair

Azerbaijan to attend Moscow International Book Exhibition Fair

15.08.2015 [13:33]
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism will attend the 28th Moscow International Book Exhibition-Fair due in early September. The exhibition will feature a ceremony to award Azerbaijani books that won international “Arts of Book” contest ...
Isfar Sarabski brings the funky sophistication of Azerbaijani jazz to Ronnie Scott’s in London’s Soho

Isfar Sarabski brings the funky sophistication of Azerbaijani jazz to Ronnie Scott’s in London’s Soho

14.08.2015 [13:06]
Ronnie Scott’s jazz club ranks amongst the most pre-eminent in Europe. Founded by the eponymous late British bebop saxophonist in 1959, it has played host to some of the world’s leading jazz musicians and singers over nearly six decades. On 10 August, a capacity ...
King of Balkan music Goran Bregovic performs in Turkey

King of Balkan music Goran Bregovic performs in Turkey

14.08.2015 [13:00]
Balkan Music's famous name Goran Bregovic has performed a concert in Chanaggala, Turkey, according to Anadolu Agency. World-renowned maestro Goran Bregovic delighted Turkish audiences with the classical works of the Balkan music ...
Travelling across Azerbaijan: Ancient Lahij surrounded by 7 mountains   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Travelling across Azerbaijan: Ancient Lahij surrounded by 7 mountains VIDEO

14.08.2015 [12:52]
Lahij embodies the elements of culture of a medieval village. Located 36 km from the center of Ismayilli region, it became a favorite place for tourists thanks to its climate, green forests, ancient view, high mountains, historical monuments and constructions, as well as architectural patterns ...

Moscow hosts International Jam Festival

13.08.2015 [19:31]
The Russian capital of Moscow is hosting the International Jam Festival from August 13-23. The event brings together chefs from Russia, Italy, Thailand, Azerbaijan, Spain, Mexico and other countries. The participants of the festival will showcase their skills, turning Moscow into ...
Kazan to host International opera festival

Kazan to host International opera festival

12.08.2015 [17:30]
An annual ‘Kazan Autumn’ opera festival will start in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, on August 30. Organized by the State Symphony Orchestra of Tatarstan, the festival will take place on the shore of the river Kazanka, next to the walls of the Kazan Kremlin. ...
Leonardo DiCaprio to play serial killer Dr HH Holmes for Martin Scorsese

Leonardo DiCaprio to play serial killer Dr HH Holmes for Martin Scorsese

11.08.2015 [16:42]
Martin Scorsese will direct Leonardo DiCaprio as prolific 19th-century serial killer Dr HH Holmes after studio Paramount won a huge Hollywood bidding war for the project, according to Deadline. The long-gestating film – DiCaprio has been eyeing a film about the Chicago mass murderer since at least ...
Piece by Azerbaijani composer to be performed in Venice

Piece by Azerbaijani composer to be performed in Venice

10.08.2015 [17:50]
“Last Postlude — post…” piece by Azerbaijani composer Faraj Garayev will be performed in Venice, Italy, as part of the Biennale Musica 2015 in October. The piece will be played by Studio For New Music Moscow. The Venice Biennale's International Festival of Contemporary Music was established ...
Azerbaijan to join Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema

Azerbaijan to join Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema

08.08.2015 [19:12]
Azerbaijani films have been included into the program of the 11th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival, due to be held in Kazan on September 5 – 11, 2015. Some 50 films from 25 countries will be screened at the Festival. ...