Culture
Museums development and cultural heritage discussed in Baku conference
24.12.2013 [20:15]
The Azerbaijan National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) has organized a conference dealing with its role in protection for the cultural heritage. The conference was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the ICOM Azerbaijan National Committee’s joining the International Council of Museums
 
Heydar Aliyev Center to host “Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition
24.12.2013 [13:17]
The Heydar Aliyev Center will host “Fly to Baku: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan" exhibition organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the "Baku” magazine on December 27. The exhibition will feature more than 100 works by 21 Azerbaijani artists in various
 
“Don`t be afraid, I`m with you! 1919” film presented with Tula award
23.12.2013 [20:41]
A film by Azerbaijani screenwriter and director Yuli Gusman “Don`t be afraid, I`m with you! 1919” was presented with an award at the 14th Russian Comedy Film festival “Smile, Russia!” held in the city of Tula.
 
Pocket Map & Guides to be prepared for tourists in Ganja
23.12.2013 [18:48]
On the occasion of Ganja`s designation as the “European Youth Capital for 2016”, the local authority has decided to prepare a city map and guides as well as souvenirs for visiting tourists.
 
Baku to host AITF 2014
23.12.2013 [13:11]
The 13th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair (AİTF 2014) will be held on April 3-5, 2014 in Baku. According to the Iteca Caspian, AITF is the main event in Azerbaijan’s fast growing tourism
 
Exhibition held as part of Kuknar International Art Contest
Vice President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends the exhibition
22.12.2013 [15:00]
An exhibition has been held as part of Kuknar International Art Contest organized by the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event to view Christmas trees decorated in a completely new style
 
Azerbaijan`s Farid Hasanov wins Turkvision song contest
21.12.2013 [23:07]
Azerbaijan`s Farid Hasanov has won Turkvision song contest held in Eskisehir, Turkey. The contest, whose participants are mainly from Turkish or Turkic speaking countries, is co-organized by 2013 Eskisehir Turkish World Capital of Culture Agency, TURKSOY, Anadolu
 
Participants of Turkvizyon-2013 song contest meet Eskisehir Governor
21.12.2013 [12:19]
Participants of the Turkvision-2013 song contest have met with Governor of the city of Eskisehir in Turkey Gungor Azim Tuna and local residents. General coordinator of the TMB channel Islam Bagirov briefed the participants about the preparatory works for the final of the contest
 
Russia2 TV channel prepares program on Lankaran`s kitchen
21.12.2013 [12:16]
Five employees of the Tour and Culinary Show of the Russian television channel “Russia2” have visited Lankaran district of Azerbaijan. They familiarized themselves with the kitchen peculiar to Lankaran and prepared a program on how to make meals of this district
 
Azerbaijani, Georgian national libraries sign Memorandum on cooperation
20.12.2013 [18:23]
A Memorandum on cooperation has been signed here between the Azerbaijan National Library named after M.F.Akhundzade and the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. The document was signed by directors Karim Tahirov of Azerbaijan National Library and
 
Tchaikovsky`s “Nutcracker” ballet to be staged on Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
20.12.2013 [18:11]
Tchaikovsky`s world famous ballet “Nutcracker” (Shelkunchik) will be staged on the scene of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre on December 24. The main part will be performed by honored artist Samir Samadov. Other soloists are
 
Azerbaijani jazzman performs in Paris
20.12.2013 [13:20]
Azerbaijani jazz pianist Isfar Sarabski has given an outstanding concert in Paris, France. Organized by the embassy of Azerbaijan in France, the concert was held at the Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris. In his opening remarks, first cultural councilor of the embassy Ayaz Gocayev
 
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Croatian counterpart
19.12.2013 [22:34]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met a Croatian delegation led by Tourism Minister Darko Lorencin, who visited Baku to attend the Shah Deniz 2 Final Investment Decision Signing Ceremony. Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev briefed the delegation
 
UNESCO grants Icherisheher “enhanced protection” status
19.12.2013 [22:20]
UNESCO has granted the Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve the “enhanced protection” status at the eighth meeting of the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict held in Paris
 
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Kyrgyz delegation
19.12.2013 [21:35]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev has met Kyrgyz deputy minister of culture, information and tourism Akimbek Tekeshov, world-famous writer Chingiz Aitmatov`s son Askar Aitmatov and film director
 
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