Culture
Moscow Mayor awards Olga Rostropovich
28.07.2014 [10:43]
President of the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, daughter of the world-renowned cellist Olga Rostropovich has been honored with the Moscow Prize for Music. A relevant decree was signed by the Mayor of Moscow.
 
Monument to Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi to be unveiled in Egypt
28.07.2014 [10:26]
A monument to great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi will be unveiled in Egypt, ambassador in Cairo Shahin Abdullayev has said, according to Egyptian Al Yawm As Sabi information portal.
 
Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra performs as part of Gabala music festival
27.07.2014 [16:07]
The 6th Gabala International Music Festival has featured performance of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra. Conducted by Azerbaijani people`s artist Rauf Abdullayev, the concert saw the orchestra perform musical pieces of Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms and other composers.
 
Venice Film Festival announces Golden Lion contenders
25.07.2014 [17:41]
This year’s Venice Film Festival will tackle topics from the financial crisis to drone warfare, and feature performances from Willem Dafoe, Al Pacino and Ethan Hawke. Organizers on Thursday announced a 20-strong competition lineup that includes Ramin
 
Azerbaijan’s film “Nabat” to be shown in Venice festival
25.07.2014 [15:45]
The Azerbaijani film “Nabat” shot by director Elchin Musaoglu at the Jafar Jabbarli Studio will be shown at the 71st International Venice Festival to run August 27 through September 6. The film will be demonstrated within the “Orrizonti” (Horizons) out-of-competition program.
 
6th Gabala International Music Festival is great contribution to development of world culture, Dmitry Yablonsky
25.07.2014 [13:31]
The 6th Gabala International Music Festival initiated by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is a great contribution to the development of world culture, Russian classical cellist and conductor Dmitry Yablonsky said. “I am very glad that the number of participants grow year by year and the event draws
 
National Art Museum of Azerbaijan, Belarusian National Arts Museum sign bilateral agreement
25.07.2014 [12:49]
National Art Museum of Azerbaijan and Belarusian National Arts Museum have today signed a bilateral agreement on the expansion of cooperation. The agreement was signed by director of the National Art Museum of Azerbaijan Chingiz Farzaliyev and Director General of the Belarusian National Arts Museum Vladimir Prokoptsov
 
Book on Mahsati Ganjavi included in Library Stock of Royal Academy of Economics and Finance Sciences of Spain
24.07.2014 [20:00]
Director of the Azerbaijan National Literature Museum, academician Rafael Huseynov’s book about the life and creativity of Mahsati Ganjavi, an Azerbaijani poet whose 900th anniversary was marked by UNESCO has been translated into 21 world languages and sent to the cultural centers, libraries and academic institutions of
 
Harvard Robobees Closer to Pollinating Crops
24.07.2014 [16:37]
Honeybees, which pollinate nearly one-third of the food we eat, have been dying at unprecedented rates because of a mysterious phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). The situation is so dire that in late June the White House gave a new task force just 180 days to devise a coping strategy to protect bees and other
 
“7 Beauties” by Gara Garayev to be staged in California
24.07.2014 [12:59]
Premiere of the ballet “Seven Beauties” by the prominent Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev is expected in California. The ballet will be performed by the San Diego Ensemble on October 11 current year, Azerbaijan’s General Consulate in Los Angeles said
 
6th Gabala International Music Festival starts in Azerbaijan
23.07.2014 [22:07]
The 6th Gabala International Music Festival supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has kicked off in Azerbaijan. The festival started with a concert by the Uzeyir Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphony
 
Gabala hosts chamber music concert
23.07.2014 [21:29]
The 6th Gabala International Music Festival has featured a chamber music evening. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the concert featured performance of works by
 
Russian academic publication covers ‘Irevan carpets’ for first time
22.07.2014 [13:44]
One of the leading scientific publications of Russia “Modern scientific thought” has published the article by Azerbaijan’s Honored Art Worker, Professor Vidadi Muradov ‘The Irevan group of Azerbaijani carpets’ in its history section, the Azer-Ilme Company said
 
French website highlights Azerbaijani music festival
22.07.2014 [13:17]
French website on world classic music and dances, “resmusica.com”, has issued an article about the Syam music festival dedicated to the Azerbaijani music in the Château de Syam in Franche-Comté dominated by the Jura
 
Italian website highlights Zaha Hadid`s receiving Design of the Year award for Heydar Aliyev Center
19.07.2014 [14:05]
Italian “Floor nature” website has published an article about Zaha Hadid’s receiving Design of the Year award for the construction of the Heydar Aliyev Center. The article says: “The Heydar Aliyev Center designed by Zaha Hadid in Baku, Azerbaijan
 
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