Culture
TURKSOY organizes concerts of Turkic world composers
23.01.2014 [20:16]
The International Organization of Turkic Culture, TURKSOY, has organized a series of concerts featuring works by composers from the Turkic world in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Held in Ordu, Samsun and Trabzon, the concert saw performance by Azerbaijani soloist Nigar
 
Azerbaijani folklorists to join 3rd All-Russian Congress
22.01.2014 [18:20]
Azerbaijani workers of folk art, including heads of departments at the ANAS Institute of Folklore Aghaverdi Khalilov and Seyfaddin Rzasoy will participate in the 3rd All-Russian Congress of Folklorists to be held in Moscow on February 3-8
 
Grammy Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater to Perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
21.01.2014 [22:29]
Dee Dee Bridgewater, a three-time Grammy Award, as well as Tony Award - winning jazz singer, is to appear with her solo concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center on February 12, 2014.
 
Collaboration between YARAT Contemporary Art Space and Luciano Benetton Foundation: “Colors of wind and fire”
21.01.2014 [11:15]
The small works project collaboration between YARAT Contemporary Art Space and the Luciano Benetton Foundation began in 2012. It resulted in creating a collection that consists of small works of some 137 contemporary artists
 
Bilkent Symphony Orchestra to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
19.01.2014 [13:10]
Turkey’s well-known Bilkent Symphony Orchestra will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center late January. A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Turkey, the Orchestra will play works by Turkish, German and Russian composers, Ulvi Cemal Erkin, Felix Mendelssohn and Sergei Rahmaninov.
 
Georgian actors present musical in Baku
18.01.2014 [20:05]
A musical Melodies of Vera District with Georgian movie and theater actors starring was presented at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The musical featured Georgian famous movie actor and singer Vakhtang Kikabidze, famous artists Sofiya Nijaradze, Nodiko Tatishvili, Stefan Ketato, as well as soloists of the
 
Turkish scientist visits Azerbaijan Institute of Literature
17.01.2014 [16:28]
Turkish writer and scientist Yavuz Akpinar has visited the Institute of Literature named after Nizami Ganjavi of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. Azerbaijani Ph.D. in Philological Sciences Nikpur Jabbarli said that the Turkish scientist was one of the specialists in the Azerbaijan studies. Akpinar was named the honorary doctorate
 
Alessandro Safina to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
17.01.2014 [16:03]
Worldwide famous Italian operatic tenor Alessandro Safina will hold a concert program at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on February 21. The Italian singer will perform his recognized hits during his first performance in Baku. The two hour concert will feature songs as “Incanto”, “Memories”, “Luna”, “Besame
 
Japanese newspaper publishes article about Ismayilli region of Azerbaijan
17.01.2014 [15:37]
Japanese newspaper Kankyo Ryokuka Shinbun has published an article about Azerbaijan`s Ismayilli region. Titled “Azerbaijan-Ismayilli”, the article was written by Shaki Kosugi, author of “Japanese garden” in Ismayilli region and president of Kosugi Zohen Co
 
Oscars 2014 nominations announced
17.01.2014 [11:59]
Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were announced at 5:30 AM PT this morning at a news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Best Picture category ended up with nine nominees, including for Sony’s American Hustle and Warner Bros’ Gravity, which led the field with 10 nominations overall. They were followed by...
 
Japanese version of IRS magazine features article by First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva
16.01.2014 [21:21]
The Azerbaijani Embassy in Japan together with the IRS-Isan magazine have had the Japanese version of the magazine published. The new edition of the magazine featured an article on the Karabakh Mugham School by
 
German specialists to stage "Il tabarro" opera in Baku
16.01.2014 [19:18]
The premiere of one of the most interesting works by great Italian composer Giacomo Puccini “Il tabarro” (The Cloak) opera will be held at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre on January 26
 
TV TOKYO Corporation broadcasts program on Azerbaijan
15.01.2014 [22:07]
Japanese TV TOKYO Corporation has broadcast a program about Azerbaijan. The Japanese TV channel’s crew visited the country last October. The Japanese audience took great interest in the programme which has been broadcasted
 
Austrian Gehört magazine publishes article on Azerbaijan`s music
15.01.2014 [17:04]
The Austrian Österreich 1 (Ö1) radio station`s Gehört (“to be heard”) magazine`s edition for January has published an article on Azerbaijan`s music. Written by Nadya Kayali, the article headlined “The Country of Fire, Land of Music” covers
 
Mei Feingold to fly the Israeli flag in Copenhagen
15.01.2014 [14:45]
The Israeli broadcaster, IBA, has announced that Mei Feingold has been chosen internally to represent Israel at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. After holding a large national selection last year, IBA decided this year to downsize this and instead went for an internal selection where three artists were all in contention for
 
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