Culture
Three-time Grammy winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater performs at Heydar Aliyev Center Azerbaijani
First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva watches the concert
12.02.2014 [20:35]
Three-time Grammy Award and Tony Award winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the concert
 
Azerbaijan’s peace and tolerance showcased at European Parliament
12.02.2014 [19:51]
The Land of Peace – a remarkable free exhibition of 100 photographs showcasing Azerbaijan’s traditions, life, culture and history – opened on 11 February at the European Parliament. The opening networking cocktail was organized by
 
Book on Azerbaijan`s modern poetry presented in Milan
12.02.2014 [19:22]
A book highlighting Azerbaijan`s modern poetry has been launched at the Palazzo Marino Palace in Milan, Italy. The book was published by Pagine Publishing House at the initiative of chairman of the
 
Spanish final date announced for ESC 2014
12.02.2014 [15:25]
The Spanish braodcaster TVE just announced that the national final to choose their entry for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 22nd of February in Barcelona. The entry of Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen in a televised final
 
Baku to host Mosfilm Week
12.02.2014 [15:20]
Baku will host the Mosfilm Week supported by the Capital Bank on February 20-25. The movie week will be dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Mosfilm studio. A press conference of the Mosfilm Week will be held on February 20 at the 28 Cinema. Films as “Gentleman of Fortune”, “Ivan Vasilevitch is changing the occupation”, “The
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Space announces workshop by artist Chingiz Babayev
12.02.2014 [11:19]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space has announced workshop by an artist, sculptor, philosopher and poet Chingiz Babayev. “If you are an artist, musician, writer, poet, art critic, musicologist, actor, dancer, theatrical figure and you're wondering how and about what the contemporary artist thinks
 
Javad Khan movie screens in New York
11.02.2014 [19:39]
The movie Javad Khan was demonstrated at the Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in New York. Chairman of the New York-Azerbaijan Association Ercan Yerdalanli provided an insight into the movie, the State Committee on Diaspora Affairs told AzerTAc.
 
Euronews airs “Fly to Baku - Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan” exhibition
11.02.2014 [12:44]
Euronews television channel has relayed the exhibition Fly to Baku - Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan organized at the Heydar Aliyev Center by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Baku magazine
 
Azerbaijani filmmaker`s The Steppe Man to be featured at Cinema Mundi festival
10.02.2014 [18:49]
The Steppe Man (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, will be screened at the 5th Cinema Mundi International Film Festival in Brno, the Czech Republic. Script writer of the film is Vidadi Hasanov, while director of photography is Rafig Guliyev
 
Azerbaijan: Results of the first heat
10.02.2014 [17:31]
The first heat of Böyük Səhnə, the Azerbaijani format for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, took place in Baku. 14 candidates showed their best in front of an expert jury. Only ten of them proceeded to the second heat of Böyük Səhnə to be held on February 16th
 
London to host Novruz concert
10.02.2014 [12:33]
The King`s Place in London will host a concert marking Novruz Holiday next month. Called “Voice of Spring”, the concert is sponsored by Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and
 
Arshin Mal Alan screened in London
09.02.2014 [11:54]
The King’s College London is hosting a free screening of Arshin Mal Alan (The Cloth Peddler), supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the UK, Azerbaijani Students and Alumni International Forum (ASAIF) and The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS)
 
Book on Azerbaijanis`role in Italian Resistance Movement presented in Bergamo VIDEO
08.02.2014 [18:49]
A book highlighting the role of the Azerbaijanis in the Italian resistance movement has been launched in Bergamo, Italy. The presentation of the book, called “From the Caucasus to the Apennines. Azerbaijanis
 
TURKSOY announces 2014 “Year of Mahtumkulu”
08.02.2014 [11:21]
The International Organization of Turkic Culture (TÜRKSOY) has announced 2014 the “Year of Mahtumkulu” on the occasion of the 290th anniversary of the prominent Turkmen poet and thinker Mahtumkulu Firaki. Speaking to an event at Ankara's State Art and Sculpture Museum, Secretary General of
 
Azerbaijan`s arts to be discussed at Victoria and Albert Museum
07.02.2014 [16:15]
Jameel Prize short-listed artist Faig Ahmed and a panel of guests will discuss the arts scene in Azerbaijan with reference to works in the Jameel Prize 3 exhibition, which continues until 21 April 2014 in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Included in the panel discussion are Suad Garayeva, a writer and curator
 
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