Culture
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
 
Book of poems by Azerbaijani poets to be presented in Milan
07.02.2014 [11:38]
A book of poems by Azerbaijani poets will be launched in Milan, Italy. The presentation will take place as part of a visit by secretaries of the Azerbaijani Union of Writers Fikrat Qoja and Rashad Majid to the city from February 7-10
 
Opera stars of three countries to appear on Baku stage
06.02.2014 [21:10]
Famous opera singers from Azerbaijan, Turkey and Belarus will come together at the stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater to perform operetta “Tosca” by Giacomo Puccini, on February 15
 
Azerbaijani tar virtuoso to perform in Fajr International Music Festival
06.02.2014 [19:11]
Azerbaijani tar virtuoso Ramiz Guliyev plans to perform for two nights during the 29th Fajr International Music Festival in Iran. Graduated from Azerbaijan Music Academy in 1969, Guliyev won the Award of Caucasian
 
Moscow to host 3rd International Muslim Magomaev Vocalists Contest
06.02.2014 [16:20]
The 3rd International Muslim Magomaev Vocalists Contest will be held at the Crocus City Hall in Moscow on 18-19 October 2014. The Contest is a competitive show for vocal singers capable to demonstrate their abilities, talent and mastery in performing both classic and popular repertoire. Admitted to the
 
Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest hotel to open 64th Berlinale
06.02.2014 [14:22]
The 64th Berlin International Film Festival will open at the Berlinale Palast on February 6, 2014 with the world premiere of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel. “We are very delighted that Wes Anderson will open the 64th Berlinale with his new film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. With unmistakeable Wes Anderson charm, this comedy
 
Azerbaijani violinist to perform in Europe
06.02.2014 [11:59]
Azerbaijani violinist Nazrin Rashidova will give a series of concerts in France and UK. The concerts will comprise a performance by young Azerbaijani violinist Nazrin Rashidova
 
Koppel, Asbaek, Ronne to host Eurovision 2014
05.02.2014 [21:52]
Fans across Europe have held their breath – now, finally the hosts of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be announced. The Host Brodcaster, DR is happy to reveal that hosts of this year's show will be Nikolaj Koppel, Pilou Asbaek and Lise Ronne
 
“Recognize Azerbaijan” exhibition opens in Lithuania
05.02.2014 [20:54]
An exhibition titled “Recognize Azerbaijan” has opened in Vilnius, Lithuania. The exhibition showcases Azerbaijani culture, as well as its traditions and must-see places. The exhibition was organized by the Youth Foundation under the President of Azerbaijan
 
TRT Turk dedicates first two series of new program to Azerbaijan
05.02.2014 [20:29]
Turkish TRT Turk channel has dedicated the first two of its new “Muslims in the Caucasus” series to Azerbaijan. The documentary sheds light on how Azerbaijani people embraced Islam, its role in the
 
Azerbaijani Culture Center in Vienna hosts exhibition of Austrian artist
05.02.2014 [19:57]
An exhibition of Austrian graphic artist Josef Diethor has opened at the Azerbaijani Culture Center in Vienna. Commemorating the late Erich Feigl, who was a big friend of Azerbaijan, the exhibition was visited by representatives of the diplomatic corps in Vienna, state and government
 
Azerbaijani violinist to perform in Europe
05.02.2014 [12:17]
London-based Azerbaijani violinist Sabina Rakcheyeva will give a series of concerts in European countries. The musician will perform in Brussels on February 11.
 
Arshin Mal Alan film to be screened in London
04.02.2014 [19:11]
The King’s College London will host 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, ASAIF and TEAS. Made in 1945, and based on the famous 1913 operetta by Uzeyir Hajibeyli, this film achieved
 
Japanese composer Kitaro to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
04.02.2014 [17:27]
On March 7, worldwide famous Japanese recording artist, composer, musician, arranger, and the winner of a Grammy and a Golden Globe Award Kitaro will give his first ever concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. This time, the living legend will present his most recent Final Call Album live
 
“Azerbaijani family” movie festival starts in Baku
04.02.2014 [13:21]
The 6th “Azerbaijani Family” movie festival has started at the State Culture and Art University in Baku. The festival is a joint project of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the State Committee for Family, Woman and Children Affairs and the United Nations Population Fund.
 
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