Culture
Verdi`s Don Carlos to have its premiere at Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theatre
26.05.2014 [10:24]
Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlos will be the last premiere of the season at the Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theatre on June 7. The main parts of the opera will be played by Azerbaijani honored artists Akram Poladov (Philip II), Farida Mammadova (Elizabeth of Valois) and Sabina Asadova (Princess Eboli). Don Carlos is a five-act grand opera composed...
 
5th edition of “IRS-Isan” magazine presented in Tokyo
25.05.2014 [10:50]
Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Tokyo has held presentation of the 5th issue of the Japanese-language “IRS-Isan” magazine in collaboration with the editorial staff of the magazine. The aim of publishing the magazine is to inform the Japanese people about the rich
 
“Nakhchivan–The Cradle of Humankind” 2nd International Art Festival opens in Nakhchivan
23.05.2014 [12:25]
“Nakhchivan–The Cradle of Humankind” 2nd International Art Festival has kicked off at the “Nakhchivangala” History and Architecture Museum Complex in the city of Nakhchivan to mark the 90th anniversary of the Autonomous
 
Photo-correspondent of AzerTAc wins Russian Presidential Library`s “Our Olympiad” photo contest
22.05.2014 [13:30]
Photo Correspondent of the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Ilgar Jafarov has become a winner of photo Contest of the Presidential Library "Our Olympiad". The Photo Correspondent of Azerbaijan has won the “Faster, higher, stronger” in “Sports
 
21 May - World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22.05.2014 [11:19]
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed on May 21, 2014. The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is a United Nations-sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of diversity issues. Diversity Day is an opportunity to help communities understand the value
 
Bergen, Norway, hosts Azerbaijani Culture Days
21.05.2014 [22:18]
The Norwegian city of Bergen has hosted the Days of Culture of Azerbaijan. An idea of Nigar Gahramanova, a student at Grieg Academy, the event was organized by Azerbaijani-Turkish Culture House in partnership with Grieg Academy Department
 
YAY Gallery Baku to open solo exhibition by Mahmoud Bakshi
21.05.2014 [19:09]
A solo exhibition by an Iranian artist Mahmoud Bakhshi will open at YAY Gallery (Baku) in May. The exhibition is curated by an art historian theorist Daria Kirsanova who previously worked for several art-institutions, such as Serpentine Gallery and Victoria Miro Gallery in London
 
Press conference on Azerbaijani film “The Last One” held in Cannes
21.05.2014 [17:04]
A press conference on Azerbaijani film “The Last One” (“Sonuncu"), which has got into the competition program of Short Film Palme d`Or of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival, has been held in France. During the conference, the film`s young producers Nasib Piriyev and Mariya Ivanova
 
7,000-year-old cave paintings found in Spain
21.05.2014 [14:48]
Archaeologists in eastern Spain have discovered 12 prehistoric rock paintings depicting hunting scenes from 7,000 years ago. Town hall representatives in the Valencian municipality of Vilafranca announced the finding on Tuesday, the first of its kind and importance for many years in the region
 
“YAY!” Gallery to host solo exhibition “Talk Cloud” by Mahmoud Bakshi
20.05.2014 [09:59]
“YAY!” Gallery of the “YARAT!” Contemporary Art Space will host “Talk Cloud” solo exhibition by Iranian artist Mahmoud Bakhshi on May 30. The exhibition will last till July 30. The exhibition is curated by an art historian theorist Daria Kirsanova who previously worked for several art-institutions, such as Serpentine Gallery and Victoria Miro...
 
Polish photographer opens personal exhibition in Baku
19.05.2014 [17:33]
A personal exhibition of prominent Polish photographer Bartek Barczyk has opened at the Azerbaijani University of Languages in Baku. The exhibition features photographs highlighting the life in Silesia (Śląsk), a historical and ethnographic region in south-western Poland
 
ISESCO Director General to take part in official launch celebrations of Bishkek - Islamic Capital of Culture 2014
19.05.2014 [15:44]
Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), is taking part in the official ceremony to mark the launch of the celebrations of Bishkek as the Asian Capital of Islamic
 
Isfar Sarabski Trio headlines Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris
19.05.2014 [14:35]
Six months to the day since his acclaimed concert at the Duc des Lombards club in December, the Isfar Sarabski Trio made a triumphant return to Paris on 16 May as a part of the famous Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés Paris, performing before a wildly appreciative audience of over 300. Now in its 14th edition, the festival is
 
Azerbaijan to host GreenFest Rock Festival
19.05.2014 [13:37]
The most popular music festival in Europe – Tuborg GreenFest will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, this summer, for the first time. The sponsor and organizer of the festival are “Tuborg” and “All Star Entertainment”
 
Paris hosts exhibition of Azerbaijani culture and history
18.05.2014 [00:46]
Organized by the Azerbaijani embassy to France, an exhibition of Azerbaijani culture and history has opened at the Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Paris. The exhibition is part of the European Night of Museums, which is held annually in France to mark the International Museum Day. The event was created in 2005 by the French Ministry of Culture and...
 
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