Landmark book on Soviet-era Baku launched at Waterstone’s flagship store
The Orphan Sky – the debut novel by the renowned Hollywood composer, singer, pianist and Baku native Ella Leya – was launched on 27 May at Waterstone’s flagship store in Piccadilly, London. The launch was organised by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) and ...
Germany hosts evening of Azerbaijani culture with organizational support from Heydar Aliyev Foundation

Germany hosts evening of Azerbaijani culture with organizational support from Heydar Aliyev Foundation

27.05.2015 [13:51]
An evening of Azerbaijani culture was held in the city of Frankfurt am Main with organizational support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Germany. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Azerbaijan’s Ambassador ...
YARAT, Duet announce exhibition featuring US and Azerbaijani artists together

YARAT, Duet announce exhibition featuring US and Azerbaijani artists together

25.05.2015 [10:00]
An exhibition featuring American artist Caitlin Aasen (Duet Gallery) and Azerbaijani artist Vusal Rahim (YAY Gallery) will be held from May 2 to July 17. To mark the first time these two artists have been displayed together, this exhibition creates a dialogue between their ...
Sweden wins 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden wins 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

24.05.2015 [11:40]
Sweden has won the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, following a closely fought battle against Russia and Italy. Singer Mans Zelmerlow brought the Scandinavian nation their second win in four years, with his track Heroes picking up an impressive 365 points ...

Eurovision-2015 running order for Grand Final revealed

22.05.2015 [20:44]
The organizers of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, ORF and the EBU, have revealed the running order for the Grand Final on Saturday. The running order was determined by the producers of show and approved by the EBU Executive Supervisor ...
Elnur Huseynov qualifies to the final of “Eurovision song contest - 2015"   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Elnur Huseynov qualifies to the final of “Eurovision song contest - 2015" VIDEO

22.05.2015 [11:05]
Azerbaijani representative at Eurovision Song Contest – 2015 Elnur Huseynov has successfully qualified to the final. Elnur Huseynov sang his song titled “Hour of the Wolf" ...
Euronews TV reports on Intercultural Dialogue Forum in Baku   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Euronews TV reports on Intercultural Dialogue Forum in Baku VIDEO

22.05.2015 [10:32]
Euronews TV channel aired world forum on intercultural dialogue held in the Azerbaijani capital city, Baku/ The report says that The third World Forum on Inter-cultural Dialogue was held over two days in Azerbaijan. Finding solutions to conflicts ...
Eurovision Event Supervisor Bakker: I think what was the difference in Azerbaijan was warm hospitality and excitement of all the young people

Eurovision Event Supervisor Bakker: I think what was the difference in Azerbaijan was warm hospitality and excitement of all the young people

21.05.2015 [22:12]
Event Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest Sietse Bakker has hailed Azerbaijan`s “grandiosely” organizing the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 as he was interviewed by AZERTAC`s correspondent ...
Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss prospects for cooperation

Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss prospects for cooperation

20.05.2015 [17:22]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met his Lithuanian counterpart Sarunas Birutis to discuss prospects for cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism between the two countries. Expressing his gratitude for invitation to the 3rd International Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...
Italian artist met with Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism

Italian artist met with Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism

20.05.2015 [16:26]
Attending the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, Italian sculptor, artist Albano Poli has met with the Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz Garayev. The meeting discussed cooperation in the cultural field. Poli Albano informed about the complex authored by ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Bangladeshi Minister of Cultural Affairs

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Bangladeshi Minister of Cultural Affairs

20.05.2015 [16:10]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Noor who is visiting Azerbaijan to attend the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...

Azerbaijan National Conservatory hosts concert of Gori Women's Chamber Choir

20.05.2015 [10:59]
Azerbaijan National Conservatory has hosted a concert of the Gori Women's Chamber Choir organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mikheil Giorgadze ...
Azerbaijani students take part at Cultural Festival in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani students take part at Cultural Festival in Tbilisi

19.05.2015 [22:48]
Azerbaijani students took part at the Cultural Festival in Georgian Black Sea University, on May 19. The exhibition organized with the support of Azerbaijani Embassy to Georgia and the performances of the dance group has deeply impressed the participants ...
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets OIC Secretary General

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets OIC Secretary General

19.05.2015 [19:48]
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad bin Ameen Madani. The sides noted that relations between Azerbaijan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation ...

First Semi-Final of 2015 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight

19.05.2015 [14:52]
The First Semi-Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight, 19th of May. Tonight 16 countries will compete for 10 places in the Grand Final. The broadcast will be hosted by Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and ...
YARAT offers unique opportunity in extraordinary ‘Night at the museum’

YARAT offers unique opportunity in extraordinary ‘Night at the museum’

19.05.2015 [10:30]
YARAT Contemporary Art Centre is organizing the event ‘Night at the Museum’, which is aimed at all residents and visitors of Baku on 23rd May. ‘Night at the Museum’ is an extraordinary annual event, which has already taken place for ...
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visits Carpet Museum

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova visits Carpet Museum

18.05.2015 [16:26]
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova who is on visit to Baku has toured the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. Mrs. Bokova was informed about the museum. In 2010, Azerbaijan's traditional art of carpet weaving was included in the UNESCO ...

Baku to host Academic Forum of UNESCO Chairs on intercultural and interreligious dialogue

18.05.2015 [14:10]
Baku will host an Academic Forum of UNESCO Chairs on intercultural and interreligious dialogue on the theme: “Sharing Culture for a Shared Security", on May 19-20. The event will be organized within the framework of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...
UNESCO director general visits Alley of Honors

UNESCO director general visits Alley of Honors

17.05.2015 [16:25]
Director general of UNESCO Irina Bokova has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay flowers at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of the modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. She also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva ...