Culture
Baku to host 8th Session of Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
01.12.2013 [10:35]
Baku will host the 8th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO on December 2-7. During this session, chaired by Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev, the Committee will examine the periodic reports of the States Parties on the
 
Troopers: 4 dead in W. Alaska plane crash
30.11.2013 [16:12]
An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman says a plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys has killed four of the 10 people aboard, including an infant boy. Spokeswoman Megan Peters said early Saturday by email that the pilot and three passengers
 
Exhibition marking 900th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi held in France
30.11.2013 [11:37]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijani embassy in France organized an exhibition marking the 900th anniversary of Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi in the Palace of Tau in Reims, France. Opening the exhibition, administrator of the palace Benua-Anri Papuno said such events
 
Baku to host session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
29.11.2013 [19:29]
The 8th Session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held in Baku from December 2-7. The session, to be chaired by the Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz
 
Azerbaijan attends tourism exhibition in Warsaw
29.11.2013 [17:31]
A delegation of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism is participating in the “TT Warsaw 2013” International Tourism Exhibition in Poland. According to the ministry, Azerbaijan`s tourism potential will be demonstrated in the
 
Italy hosts conference on “Ali and Nino: Literature, history, Caucasus culture and Azerbaijan”
29.11.2013 [16:01]
A conference titled “Ali and Nino: Literature, history, Caucasus culture, and Azerbaijan” organized by the Azerbaijani Studies Centre acting at the University Ca' Foscari has been held in Venice, Italy. The event was supported by the Azerbaijani Embassy in Italy
 
Large Symphony Orchestra of Russia to perform at Heydar Aliyev Centre
29.11.2013 [13:37]
The Tchaikovsky Large Symphony Orchestra of Russia will perform at the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku with an accompaniment by conductor, People’s Artist of USSR Vladimir Fedoseyev on December 11
 
Ermanno Scervino opens its first flagship boutique in Baku
28.11.2013 [16:15]
Italian luxury fashion brand Ermanno Scervino has officially opened its first flagship boutique in Baku. According to designer Ermanno Scervino, in future the Company plans to establish a store network in Baku with the possibility to expand its activities to the regions of Azerbaijan
 
Baku to host British Film Festival
27.11.2013 [13:58]
Azerbaijan`s premium class movie theater 28 Cinema will host the British Film Festival organized by the British Council, British Airways and the UK Embassy on December 6. The official opening will be followed by a reception for invited guests and screening of
 
Kapellhaus to host German Christmas Bazaar
27.11.2013 [12:13]
The German-Azerbaijani Cultural Union Kapellhaus will host the German Christmas Bazaar on December 1. The event participants can try the real grilled German sausages, potato salad, hot wine, various German sweets, cookies, wafers and chocolate, to participate in a raffle with
 
Photos by AzerTAc exhibited in Riyadh
27.11.2013 [11:59]
Photos by the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) have been demonstrated at a photo exhibition organized as part of the 4th News Agencies World Congress (IV-NAWC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The congress brought together heads of more than 70 leading news agencies, including
 
Kamal Abdulla’s “The incomplete manuscript” presented in London
27.11.2013 [08:47]
Azerbaijani writer Kamal Abdulla’s novel “The incomplete manuscript” published in English has been presented in London, UK. The presentation ceremony was organized by the European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) at the “Waterstones” Book Club
 
Baku to host 8th session of Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
26.11.2013 [22:09]
The 8th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at the JW Marriott Absheron Hotel in Baku on December 2-7. The meeting will be chaired by Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev
 
YARAT announces opening of 11th autumn session of largest short film festival FUTURE SHORTS
26.11.2013 [18:14]
YARAT has announced the opening of the 11th autumn session of world`s largest short film festival, FUTURE SHORTS. Baku screenings will be held with the support of 28 Cinema on November 25-30 and December 1, at 19:30 (local time). The tickets can be purchased at the spot in
 
French TV5 MONDE broadcasts film on Azerbaijan`s ashug art
25.11.2013 [20:54]
French TV5 MONDE has broadcasted a film on Azerbaijan`s ashug art. The 52-minute film, entitled “Azerbaijan`s ashug” starts with the information about the capital city of Baku
 
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