Pierre Richard: Good memories light up in my mind when I remember Baku
“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 ...
Azerbaijan to perform in second semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest   <span style="color:#ff0000">VİDEO</span>

Azerbaijan to perform in second semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest VİDEO

25.01.2016 [17:38]
Azerbaijan will perform in the second semi-final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. According to Eurovision.tv, moments ago, the Semi-Final Allocation Draw took place in Stockholm. In a special ceremony in the City Hall, Stockholm became the official host city of the 2016 ...
Azerbaijan Center for Literary Translation, University of Warsaw sign cooperation memorandum

Azerbaijan Center for Literary Translation, University of Warsaw sign cooperation memorandum

25.01.2016 [17:17]
Azerbaijan Center for Literary Translation of the Union of Writers and Polish University of Warsaw have signed another memorandum on cooperation. The document was signed by chairman of the center Salim Babullaoghlu and official of the University of Warsaw Andrey Moskvin ...
Azerbaijan Photographers Union chooses “Best Photographer of the Year” for 2015

Azerbaijan Photographers Union chooses “Best Photographer of the Year” for 2015

23.01.2016 [20:25]
Azerbaijan Photographers Union has today named “Best Photographer of the Year” for 2015. Photographer of AZERTAC Ilgar Jafarov won “Press Photographer of the Year” award, while the agency`s correspondent Turkan ...
Presentation of Lifelong Mission documentary held in Baku   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Presentation of Lifelong Mission documentary held in Baku VIDEO

23.01.2016 [11:14]
The Lifelong Mission documentary filmed by the Baku Media Center with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s support has been presented at Nizami Cinema Center, along with the Last Refuge in A Foreign Land photo-book. Head of project and chief producer of documentary Arzu Aliyeva has attended the ...