Culture
US choreographer Valerie Green presents project in Baku
29.08.2014 [18:25]
US choreographer and teacher in the New York City dance community Valerie Green has presented his project “Modern dance techniques” in the International Mugam Center in Baku. The event was organized by the “YARAT” Contemporary Art Space.
 
Verona to host concert of Azerbaijani music
27.08.2014 [20:18]
A concert of Azerbaijani music will be held at the Verona Arena amphitheatre in the Italian city of Verona in September. The concert will feature performance of Italian Orchestra Italiana del Cinema symphonic orchestra and Qarabagh mugham ensemble, as well as Azerbaijani singers
 
Polish “Kurier Poludniowy” newspaper publishes article about Azerbaijani Mugham
26.08.2014 [21:32]
Polish “Kurier Poludniowy” newspaper has issued an article about the Azerbaijani Mugham. The article notes that Mugham has a very ancient history, and UNESCO recognized mugham as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Mugham, though a classical and academic art, draws upon popular bard melodies,
 
Book on Azerbaijani culture to be published in Germany for first time
25.08.2014 [16:39]
A book on the Azerbaijani culture and cuisine in English and German will be published in Germany for the first time. The project co-implemented by the State Committee on the Work with Diaspora and the European Azerbaijanis Congress aims at educating Europeans on the national culture,
 
Gara Garayev`s works performed in Stockholm
24.08.2014 [13:35]
Works by prominent Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev have been performed at Culture Orchestra concert in Berwaldhallen concert hall in Stockholm. The concert was held as part of the Baltic Sea Festival. It was attended by representatives of embassies accredited in Stockholm and Swedish public
 
Muslim Magomayev commemorated in Moscow
21.08.2014 [13:23]
Representatives of the Russia office of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress and Muslim Magomayev Foundation have held a commemorative ceremony for great Azerbaijani musician, people`s artist of Azerbaijan and USSR Muslim Magomayev in Moscow
 
“You are always with me” play to be premiered in London
21.08.2014 [11:46]
The European première of ”You are always with me” play by Azerbaijani writer Ilyas Efendiyev will be held in London. The show, marking the writer`s 100th jubilee, will be organized by the London-based Aloff Theater in partnership with Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism at the LOST
 
YARAT to organize Shadow Voices workshop
20.08.2014 [10:00]
YARAT Contemporary Art Organization opens registration for the 2-week workshop entitled Shadow Voices Contemporary Silhouette Animation For Artists that will be held in September. Course leader is Birgitta Hosea, a London-based media artist and works as Course
 
Gipsy Kings to perform in Baku
19.08.2014 [16:20]
One of the most popular groups Gipsy Kings will give a concert in Baku on September 13. The Gipsy Kings is a group of musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France who perform in Spanish with an Andalusian accent. Although group members were born in
 
Italian newspaper hails Azerbaijan`s funding excavations in Alexandria, Rome
14.08.2014 [19:30]
“Un mondo di Italiani” online newspaper has published an article praising Azerbaijan`s financial support for excavations in the territory of Alexandria in Rome. The article notes a relevant agreement was signed between the two countries during President Ilham Aliyev`s visit to Rome
 
Stadthalle 'seems to perfectly fit', Eurovision Executive Supervisor says
14.08.2014 [11:45]
Eurovision Executive Supervisor, Jon Ola Sand and the Event Supervisor, Sietse Bakker, visited the arena of the 2015 contest for a first evaluation. "The Stadthalle is a very good choice for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest – the venue has the space, capacity and know-how to run big events. Of course the contest is a very special
 
Eurovision 2015 to be held at Wiener Stadthalle arena
08.08.2014 [11:55]
The organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest have revealed that it’s the Wiener Stadthalle that will be the arena for the upcoming contest. It is located in the 15th district of Vienna and was designed by Austrian architect Roland Rainer and built from 1953 to 1958. The arena has an overall seating capacity of approximately 16,000 people. This...
 
Vienna to host Eurovision 2015
07.08.2014 [10:39]
Vienna will host the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015. After a lengthy process to find the best place to go, it was announced today that the Austrian broadcaster ORF has chosen Vienna to host the world's biggest entertainment show in 2015
 
Azerbaijan joins folk dance festival in Spain
04.08.2014 [19:55]
An Azerbaijani delegation has participated in the 35th international folk dance festival in Spain. The event brought together dance groups from Ukraine, Italy, Portugal, Egypt, Benin and
 
Turkish opera singer performs in Baku
04.08.2014 [18:47]
The Kapellhaus German-Azerbaijan Cultural Association in Baku has hosted well known Turkish opera singer Oya Ergun. Called The Evening of Baroque Arias the concert was organized in partnership with the Turkish Embassy in Azerbaijan
 
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