Azerbaijani artist Mehriban Efendi to join Bissaya Barreto exhibition
The Particula Space gallery of Coimbra, Portugal, on February 11 will host a Surrealism Now exhibition sponsored and organized by Bissaya Barretto, the largest fund in Portugal. The curator of the exhibition is famous surrealist painter of Portugal Santiago Ribeiro ...

Azerbaijani movies win award in international festival in China

08.02.2016 [21:44]
The Lighthouse” (Mayak), short film called as “Black Garden” the movies by Azerbaijani filmmakers, have received award in the first Asian International Film Festival in China. The author of the script is Esmira Eyub, producer Fariz Ahmadov, cameraman Nizami Abbas, art director Ibrahim Aminov ...
Premiere of Azerbaijani composer’s work held in San Francisco

Premiere of Azerbaijani composer’s work held in San Francisco

08.02.2016 [12:12]
The premiere of the famous Azerbaijani composer Firangiz Alizade’s work “Dance” has been held in San Francisco, US, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles said. Arranged within the Kronos Festival, the masterpiece of Azerbaijani composer was performed by the ...
Azerbaijan-Russia Friendship Bridge: best works to be displayed in State Duma

Azerbaijan-Russia Friendship Bridge: best works to be displayed in State Duma

07.02.2016 [14:48]
The Moscow House of Nationalities hosted an award ceremony of the winners of art contest. The Azerbaijan-Russia Friendship Bridge international project has involved students from Russian and Azerbaijani schools and art centers. ...
Pierre Richard: Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku

Pierre Richard: Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku

04.02.2016 [20:55]
“Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku,” French actor Pierre Richard has told journalists in Russia. The star of French and world cinema shared memories of his visit to Baku, which took place many years ago and made “a lasting impression” on him ...
Endless Corridor wins “Humanitarian Award” of Accolade Global Film Competition

Endless Corridor wins “Humanitarian Award” of Accolade Global Film Competition

04.02.2016 [12:25]
Lithuanian director Aleksandras Brokas' “Endless Corridor” film about the Khojaly Massacre has won the “Humanitarian Award” of Global Accolade Global Film Competition. The Accolade Global Film Competition Humanitarian Award honors filmmakers who are bringing awareness to issues of Ecological, Political ...
Azerbaijani violinist performs in Madrid

Azerbaijani violinist performs in Madrid

02.02.2016 [19:20]
Azerbaijani violinist Kamran Omarly has performed at a chamber concert of students of Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid. Together with Turkish pianist Izem Gurer and Spanish cellist Paula Brizuela, the young Azerbaijani musician performed pieces by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich ...
Alim Qasimov to perform in London

Alim Qasimov to perform in London

02.02.2016 [16:27]
People's artist of Azerbaijan Alim Qasimov will perform in London. The concert slated for July 14, will feature the renowned mugham singer and his daughter, gifted musician Farqana Qasimova. The concert will also feature performance of Rafael Asgarov, Rauf Islamov, Zeki ...
Azerbaijani culture development fund established in Dnepropetrovsk

Azerbaijani culture development fund established in Dnepropetrovsk

01.02.2016 [18:43]
Azerbaijani culture development fund has been set up in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, AZERTAC reports quoting the Ukrainian news agency Ukrainskiye Natsionalniye Novosti. The fund named after Muslim Magomayev aims to develop culture, arts and sports in this largest region ...
Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists due in Tehran and Tabriz

Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists due in Tehran and Tabriz

01.02.2016 [17:21]
An exhibition of famous Azerbaijani artists will be organized in Tehran and Tabriz, Iran's cultural attache in Baku Ibrahim Ibrahimi has told media here. According to Ibrahimi, the Iranian side and the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts reached an agreement to hold joint workshops ...
Ali and Nino joins film festival in United States

Ali and Nino joins film festival in United States

29.01.2016 [22:25]
Ali and Nino film was screened at the Sundance International Film Festival, Utah, the United States. The film was screening in Premiere category ...
Baku to host carpet symposium

Baku to host carpet symposium

29.01.2016 [15:03]
“We are going to organize another carpet symposium in Baku,” Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev has told journalists. "We will cooperate with relevant organizations in this field ...
Azerbaijani artist receives prestigious award in Paris

Azerbaijani artist receives prestigious award in Paris

28.01.2016 [22:58]
Azerbaijani artist Nigar Narimanbekova has been awarded a Grand Prix diploma of the Art Salon Business 2015 exhibition. The Grand Prix and Jean-Charles Ashe highest trophy have been presented to Nigar Narimanbekova ...

Baku to host photo exhibition “Russia - Azerbaijan: 2015”

28.01.2016 [11:33]
The Baku-based Russian Information and Cultural Center on February 3 will host the opening of “Russia - Azerbaijan: 2015” photo exhibition marking the Day of Russian Diplomats, which was established by the special Decree of the President of Russian Federation on ...
Baku hosts gathering of Organizing Committee of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

Baku hosts gathering of Organizing Committee of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

28.01.2016 [11:32]
The Organizing Committee of the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations has convened a meeting in Baku. Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said the Committee was set up by ...
Baku to host winter season of Future Shorts festival

Baku to host winter season of Future Shorts festival

28.01.2016 [10:00]
Baku will host the winter season of Future Shorts festival from February 17 to 19. The screening will be organized as a part of YARAT FreeStyle Program, an open platform for everyone who looks to engage creatively with ...
AZERTAC to be official partner of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

AZERTAC to be official partner of 7th UNAOC Global Forum

27.01.2016 [19:09]
“AZERTAC and AzTV will be the official media partners of the 7th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Global Forum to be held in Baku on April 25-27,” said Azerbaijan Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev who is also the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Forum ...
Azerbaijan to perform at first semifinal of Eurovision 2016

Azerbaijan to perform at first semifinal of Eurovision 2016

26.01.2016 [23:53]
Stockholm hosted a draw ceremony to distribute a total of 37 countries into one of the two 2016 Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals, scheduled for May 10 and 12 here. The first semi-final will have 18 participants including Azerbaijan, Russia, Croatia, Finland, Moldova ...
Azerbaijan`s National Commission for ISESCO holds first meeting

Azerbaijan`s National Commission for ISESCO holds first meeting

25.01.2016 [18:46]
Azerbaijan`s National Commission for Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), which was set up under President Ilham Aliyev`s Order, has held its first meeting. Chairman of the commission, Azerbaijan`s minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Garayev noted that ...