Culture
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
 
Soloist of Ukrainian National Opera to perform in Baku
19.12.2013 [20:19]
Soloist of National Opera of Ukraine, laureate of international contests Mikhail Kirishev will appear at the stage of the Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theatre jointly with Azerbaijanis soloists. They will perform “La Traviata”, the opera by renowned Italian music composer Guiseppe Verdi, on December 22
 
Baku hosts commemorative event on Chingiz Aitmatov`s 85th anniversary
19.12.2013 [20:18]
Baku has hosted a commemorative event to mark the 85th anniversary of famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov at the Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre. The event was organized by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism
 
5th anniversary of “Baku Process” on intercultural dialogue held in Baku
19.12.2013 [12:03]
The 5th anniversary of the “Baku Process” on intercultural dialogue has been held at the Baku Business Center. First the participants saw a documentary on intercultural dialogue. The event focused a presentation on results of the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural
 
San Remo festival stars perform in Baku
19.12.2013 [09:30]
The legendary Italian pop stars of 80s presented a very interesting concert program “San-Remo festival stars in Baku”. First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva was
 
Euronews highlights IDEA’s Christmas Tree project in No Comment
18.12.2013 [18:14]
Euronews has highlighted one of the IDEA project (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) in No Comment. The New Year joint project of IDEA and Contemporary Art Space YARAT – “From Waste to Art” - was presented in Baku on Tuesday
 
Azerbaijani jazzman Isfar Sarabski performs for an appreciative Parisian audience
18.12.2013 [17:23]
On 16 December, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a concert at the world-famous Duc des Lombards Club in the first arrondissement of Paris in the Les Halles district by the 24-year-old Azerbaijani pianist Isfar Sarabski – winner of the solo piano prize at
 
Bulgarian Premier visits Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism
18.12.2013 [11:57]
A delegation led by Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski has visited Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism to explore ways of developing cooperation in cultural and tourism field.
 
Baku hosts concert of "Arpeggione" quartet
17.12.2013 [23:17]
The Baku Music Academy has hosted a concert of the "Arpeggione" quartet organized by the French Institute in Azerbaijan. The "Arpeggione" quartet was created in 1988 and became the winner of prestigious
 
IDEA and YARAT! implement a joint project
17.12.2013 [10:19]
IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Union, founded by the Vice-President of Haydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva, and “YARAT!” Contemporary Art Space have implemented a joint project “From Waste to Art”. Within the project, 3000 plastic bottles were collected and used for making a decorative New
 
New Year charity fair called "Cold hands - warm heart" opens in Baku
16.12.2013 [20:20]
Azerbaijan`s leading fashion magazine Nargis has organized a New Year charity fair called "Cold hands - warm heart" in Baku. Guests will enjoy a festive atmosphere and receive various presents from Jаn Atelier
 
Book on “Essad bey, Azerbaijani writer in Positano” published in Italy
16.12.2013 [16:48]
A book “Essad bey, Azerbaijani writer in Positano” has been published in Italy. The author of the book is Romulus Ercolino. The book tells about the last period of Assad Bey`s life in Positano. The book, which includes copyright of writer`s works, unpublished letters, and memories on his short life in Positano, was distributed to the readers of...
 
Faraj Karayev`s “Journey to love” monoopera for soprano and chamber orchestra to be demonstrated in Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators
15.12.2013 [12:20]
World-famous composer Faraj Karayev`s “Journey to love” monoopera for soprano and chamber orchestra will be demonstrated at the Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators on December 16. Journey to Love, a monodrama for soprano, magnetic tape and chamber orchestra (1978), will be directed by Gela Kandelaki
 
"Egyptian Papyrus Tradition and Present" exhibition opened in Baku
15.12.2013 [10:59]
The "Egyptian Papyrus Tradition and Present" exhibition- sale has been opened in Baku at the Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts. The exhibition displays 25 Egyptian papyruses. Papyrus was a paper-like substance that was made by the ancient Egyptians. Papyrus was
 
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