Culture
National Geographic launched in Azerbaijani language
01.09.2014 [21:44]
Garant Media Holding has partnered with the National Geographic Society to launch the local-language edition of National Geographic magazine in Azerbaijan. National Geographic Azerbaijan debuts with the September 2014 issue, which leads with a feature on “Colors of Azerbaijan.” The magazine will be available
 
President Ilham Aliyev: The values of Azerbaijan are our core values
01.09.2014 [21:20]
“The values of Azerbaijan are our core values. Of course, we share universal human values too. Azerbaijani values form an integral part of universal human values. But there are values inherent in our own nation. We are protecting and should protect them,” said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev at a meeting with young
 
Azerbaijan to partake at Moscow International Book Fair
01.09.2014 [17:27]
Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Azerbaijan will be represented at the 27th International Book Fair to take place in Moscow on September 4-7. Participation at the Fair will promote propaganda of Azerbaijan’s national culture, the country’s developing publishing-printing opportunities, the large-scale construction works
 
Solo exhibition of Azerbaijani artist to be opened in Dubai
01.09.2014 [16:22]
A solo exhibition entitled “Fluid Forms” by Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed will be opened at the Cuadro Gallery in Dubai from September 16 to November 30. At his upcoming solo exhibition, the Azerbaijani artist will unveil new bodies of work created during his residency with Cuadro Gallery earlier this year.
 
Baku to host Council of Europe exchange on religious dimension of intercultural dialogue
31.08.2014 [13:58]
Azerbaijan`s capital will host 2014 Council of Europe annual exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue on 1-2 September. The event will be themed “Intercultural dialogue: interaction between culture and religion”. It will hear reports on three sub-themes: “Tolerance of religion and non-religious convictions
 
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
 
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