Culture
“YAY!” Gallery to host solo exhibition “Two States of Being” by Museib Amirov
21.02.2014 [17:28]
“YAY!” Gallery of the “YARAT!” Contemporary Art Space will host “Two States of Being” solo exhibition by Museib Amirov on Friday. The exhibition will last till March 19. Museib Amirov was born in 1963 in Baku, the son of the highly regarded artist, Arif
 
Athens hosts 5th meeting of Nizami Ganjavi International Center`s Board of Directors
21.02.2014 [11:02]
The Acropolic Museum in Athens, Greece, has hosted the 5th meeting of the Board of Directors of Nizami Ganjavi International Center. The event was held on the invitation of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis
 
Solo exhibition by prominent artist Rashad Alakbarov opens at Museum of Modern Art
Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits the exhibition
20.02.2014 [22:35]
A solo exhibition by prominent artist Rashad Alakbarov has opened at the Museum of Modern Art in Baku.Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited the exhibition called “Words”.The opening ceremony was attended by state and government officials, culture and art
 
Bulgarian Premier tours ancient Icherisheher in Baku
20.02.2014 [12:32]
Prime Minister of Bulgaria Plamen Oresharski has today visited Icherisheher (the Old City), one of the world`s cultural heritage sites. He viewed the Maiden Tower, which was built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century. The Tower, 28m in height and 16-16,5m in diameter, comprises of a cylinder-
 
Baku to host 2nd International Forum of Young Poetesses
19.02.2014 [20:24]
The 2nd International Forum of Young Poetesses will be held in Baku next month. Organized by the “Great Silk Way” International Youth Union, it will bring together delegates from 30 countries
 
The Guardian issues article on Azerbaijan`s jazzman
19.02.2014 [18:56]
The Guardian has published an article about acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz sensation Shahin Novrasli. Headlined “Shahin Novrasli: Bayati – review”, the article says: “Shahin Novrasli is an eclectic Azerbaijani musician, who – like compatriot pianists Vagif Mustafazade and Aziza
 
Azerbaijani movie to join international festival in UK
18.02.2014 [22:24]
The Steppe Man (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, will be screened at the 15th Rainbow Film Festival in London, UK. The Steppe Man has an exciting plot. It is about a young steppe man who lives far from the cities, closely communicating with nature. He is taught by his father Ulu all the tricks of the
 
Photobiennale 2014 to open in Moscow
18.02.2014 [17:09]
Every two years photography lovers gather in Russian capital for one of the biggest events in the art world – Moscow Photobiennale. This year, the festival organized by the Multimedia Art Museum opens on February 19th with a major exhibition celebrating Russian-British cross-culture year “Another London”.
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Space to join Dubai International Art Fair
18.02.2014 [17:00]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space will attend Art Dubai International Art Fair. Art Dubai is held under the Patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
 
Italy hosts popular Sanremo song contest
18.02.2014 [13:39]
Popular Italian song contest starts today in the city of Sanremo. The 64th marathon will be broadcast by the Italian Radio and Television Corporation (RAI) over five evenings. Narrators of the festival that will be held at “Arena” theatre are going to be famous
 
Children’s Eyes On Earth exhibition initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation opens in Malta VIDEO
18.02.2014 [06:15]
The Children’s Eyes on Earth exhibition initiated by Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has opened in Valetta, the capital of Malta
 
90th jubilee of renowned Azerbaijani conductor and composer to be marked
17.02.2014 [19:54]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an order to mark the 90th jubilee of Tofig Ahmadov, the People’s Artist, conductor and composer. Under the order, the 90th anniversary of the renowned conductor and composer will be
 
Fikrat Amirov`s One Thousand and One Nights staged in Minsk
17.02.2014 [18:29]
One Thousand and One Nights ballet by great Azerbaijani composer Fikrat Amirov has been staged at the State Academic Musical Theatre in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The ballet`s choreographer is People's Artist of Azerbaijan Madina Aliyeva, while artistic
 
4th issue of “IRS-Isan” magazine presented in Tokyo
17.02.2014 [11:07]
The Azerbaijani Embassy in Tokyo has hosted presentation of the 4th issue of the Japanese-language “IRS-Isan” magazine. The event brought together political and business figures of Japan
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation to host solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov
17.02.2014 [10:02]
YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation will host a solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov. The exhibition will take place at Museum of Modern Art on February 21. Rashad is a conceptual artist who creates innovative installations which challenge the
 
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