Culture
Azerbaijan pianist to perform in Doncaster
02.02.2014 [17:10]
Azerbaijani pianist Gunel Mirzayeva will give a concert at the music centre at Acworth school in Doncaster, UK, on February 8. She will perform music by Bach, Prokofiev, Gubaidulina and Schubert.
 
Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation to organize concert in memory of well-known US pianist in Russia
01.02.2014 [12:17]
The Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation will hold a concert commemorating world-renowned US pianist Van Cliburn at the Moscow Conservatory, Russia. The concert will take place February 24, according to the Conservatory's website, and will
 
DR to move Green Room back into the arena at Eurovision 2014
31.01.2014 [10:49]
During the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, the iconic Green Room will once again be placed inside the actual arena. According to DR's (Danish broadcaster) Head of Show, Jan Lagermand Lundme, this is being done to enhance the competition
 
“I get convinced that Baku managed to preserve its identity, including in music'
31.01.2014 [10:20]
“I get convinced that Baku managed to preserve its identity including in music,” Leyla Aliyeva says. "The transition from one year to another is accompanied by many pleasant feelings and sensations
 
SOCAR`s filling station in Batumi named one of the world's most beautiful architectural monuments
30.01.2014 [13:47]
A filling station in Batumi belonging to SOCAR Energy Georgia, a daughter company of Azerbaijan`s state oil firm, has been included in the list of the world`s most beautiful architectural buildings by ArchDaily online resource. It`s the second time that a facility belonging to SOCAR is brought to the forefront of the
 
New project of AzerTAc: Fashion
Our guest is famous fashion designer Fakhriya Khalafova VIDEO
30.01.2014 [12:45]
Perception of fashion is different for each person. For some, fashion is of some interest, for others this is work and for the rest it is just an entertainment. The fact is that it sets standards for the style and dress code. Given the interest of fashion fans, AzerTAc presents its new project – Fashion section
 
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra performs at Heydar Aliyev Center
30.01.2014 [10:50]
Turkey’s renowned Bilkent Symphony Orchestra has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The concert was conducted by Isin Metin, the Orchestra’s Artistic Director. Violinist Togrul Ganiyev, Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan, performed the solo part in the
 
Azerbaijani delegation attends 1st Asian Youth Congress in Malaysia
29.01.2014 [13:01]
An Azerbaijani delegation has participated in “Tastes of Asia–A Cultural Journey: Asian Peace through Cultural Understanding” first Youth Asia Conference in Miri, Malaysia. The delegation was led by president of Azerbaijan National Culinary Association and chair of
 
Acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz sensation to join MIDEM festival in France
29.01.2014 [12:37]
Supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz pianist Isfar Sarabski will perform at the 3rd edition of Midem Festival in Cannes, France. Azerbaijan will take over the Diane Salon in the Majestic Hotel to host an evening of
 
Tashkent hosts event “Land of Fire-Azerbaijan”
28.01.2014 [19:22]
An event titled “Land of Fire-Azerbaijan” has been held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Supported by Azerbaijani Embassy in Uzbekistan, the event brought together activists of Women's Council of Uzbekistan, as well as spouses of ambassadors of foreign countries
 
Arabian gazette posts article headlined “Nizami Ganjavi – The Greatest Epic Romantic Poet”
27.01.2014 [17:49]
Arabian gazette has published an article titled “Nizami Ganjavi – The Greatest Epic Romantic Poet”. The article reads: “Once upon a time, was a storyteller of genius who told stories about society in a small scale and about humanity on a universal scale. Nizami Gandjavi is this
 
Book about Nakhchivan carpet-weavers comes out in New York
27.01.2014 [15:29]
An English version of “Nakhchivan carpet-weavers” book has been published in New York. The book was published by Hudson Publishing printing house. It is part of the Azerbaijani government`s policy to promote the country`s culture, in
 
Grammy Winners List 2014: Daft Punk, Macklemore, Lorde & More
27.01.2014 [14:14]
Music's biggest night, the 56th annual Grammy awards, was dominated by Daft Punk, as the French robots won four awards, including Album of the Year for "Random Access Memories" and Record of the Year for "Get Lucky." Daft Punk, whose real names are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter
 
Baku to host “Russian Cello School” photo exhibition
27.01.2014 [12:41]
Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall will host the opening of “Russian Cello School” photo exhibition on Tuesday. The two-week exhibition is made by Rossotrudnichestvo and All-Russian Union of Museums. It is organized by Rossotrudnichestvo, State Philharmonic Hall and Azerbaijan State Museum
 
Legendary composer Ennio Morricone conducts concert in Azerbaijan
26.01.2014 [15:10]
Legendary musician, Italian composer, well-known conductor Ennio Morricone has conducted a concert in Azerbaijan for the first time. Film composer Ennio Morricone, who has been nominated five times for an Oscar and who received an honorary statuette in 2007, performed with over 200 members of the Azerbaijan State symphonic orchestra at the Heydar...
 
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