Culture
Azerbaijani mugham singer performs as part of Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland
07.07.2014 [00:21]
People's Artist of Azerbaijan, mugham singer Alim Gasimov has performed as part of the 48th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. The concerts of acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz pianist, Honorary Artist, winner of Montreux
 
Baku Conference – First Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation wraps up
05.07.2014 [16:43]
The Baku Conference – First Platform Exchange on Culture and Digitisation “Creating an enabling environment for digital culture and for empowering citizens” has today ended in the Azerbaijani capital.
 
Azerbaijan to join Milan Expo 2015
04.07.2014 [17:57]
The exhibition, titled "Feeding the planet, energy for life" will play an important role in introducing the world to the history and cultural heritage of Azerbaijan, as well as the country's economic and cultural potential. The exhibition will be held in Milan, Italy, from May 1 to October 31
 
Julia Furdea crowned Miss World Austria 2014
04.07.2014 [08:34]
Julia Furdea, the reigning Miss Oberosterreich, was crowned Miss Austria 2014 at the grand final held in Baden on July 3rd, 2014. The 19 year old beauty from Asten will now go on to represent Austria in the upcoming Miss World 2014 pageant,
 
TURKSOY Secretary General: Shaki is the ideal place for holding international festivals
03.07.2014 [19:23]
“I am very happy to be in Shaki. I've heard a lot about this city. But I am for the first time in this beautiful place. As TURKSOY we are participating in this annual festival for the third time. I would like to point out that Shaki is the ideal venue for holding international festivals,” Secretary General of International Turkish Culture...
 
Azerbaijani film to be featured at Karlovy Vary festival
03.07.2014 [15:20]
Feature film “Axınla aşağı” (Down the River), production of the Azerbaijanfilm studio, will compete in the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival to take place from July 5-12. The film was included in “The East of the West” competition program that involves 12
 
TURKSOY Secretary General visits Shaki
02.07.2014 [18:24]
Dusen Kaseinov, the Secretary General of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY), has embarked on a visit to Shaki, Azerbaijan. Kaseinov held a meeting at the City Executive Authorities, where he highlighted the program of the 5th “Silk Road” international music festival to be held in Shaki
 
Azerbaijan, Vietnam sign first cultural cooperation program
02.07.2014 [13:00]
Azerbaijan and Vietnam have signed the first cultural cooperation program in Baku. The document was inked by Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Garayev and
 
Design Mena: “Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Centre wins Design of the Year 2014”
01.07.2014 [15:14]
The UAE-based magazine “Design Mena” has published an article headlined “Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Centre wins Design of the Year 2014” by chairman of the “Azerbaijan” society Samir Imanov. The article reads: “Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan has been
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Space announces international summer photography school
01.07.2014 [10:00]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space has announced an international summer photography school. Designed for professional photographers, the Summer School provides a highly intensive three-week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of contemporary photography
 
UNESCO organizes scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of First World War
30.06.2014 [12:08]
A scientific conference on underwater cultural heritage of the First World War has been held in Bruges, Belgium. The conference, organized by UNESCO with the support of the Government of Flanders, was followed by commemorative events. These initiatives aimed to highlight the historical and scientific importance of this particular heritage
 
Azerbaijani delegation attends UNESCO World Heritage Committee`s regular session
29.06.2014 [13:50]
An Azerbaijani delegation, included representatives of the Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Permanent Delegation to UNESCO and Azerbaijani National Commission for UNESCO have
 
Azerbaijani opera singer to perform in USA
27.06.2014 [16:42]
Dinara Aliyeva, an Honored Artist of Azerbaijan and a solo singer of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, will perform at the stage of the USA. During the tour, Aliyeva together with the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre will perform
 
Exhibition devoted to Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi opens in Strasbourg
26.06.2014 [21:27]
“The projects realized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation are praiseworthy from the point of view of promotion of the rich cultural values of Azerbaijan in the world,” said Snejana Samardzic-Markovic, Director General for Democracy of the Council of Europe, at the opening of an exhibition dedicated
 
Israel hosts Azerbaijan - Land of Tolerance photo exhibition
26.06.2014 [11:16]
Azerbaijan - Land of Tolerance photo exhibition has opened in the Israeli city of Acre. The exhibition is organized by Israel-Azerbaijan International Association (AZIZ) in partnership with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan National Tolerance Center.
 
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