Culture
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...
 
President Ilham Aliyev orders establishment of Translation Center under Cabinet of Ministers
17.05.2014 [18:09]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has issued an executive order on approval of the statute and structure of the Translation Center under the Cabinet of Ministers. Under the order, the headcount of the Center shall be 50
 
Baku hosts another concert as part of 7th international Mstislav Rostropovich Festival
17.05.2014 [13:01]
A concert of Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra after Uzeyir Hajibeyli has been held at the Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall as par of the 7th international Mstislav Rostropovich festival in Baku
 
Thor Heyerdahl film festival continues in Baku
16.05.2014 [22:14]
A film festival marking the 100th anniversary of Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian ethnographer and adventurer, continues at the Western University in Baku. On Friday the festival featured a film on Tigris expedition of 1977 when Heyerdahl and an
 
Euronews broadcasts video report about Azerbaijan’s Gabala region
16.05.2014 [21:37]
Euronews has broadcast a video report about Azerbaijan’s Gabala region. Produced by journalist Galina Polonskaya, the report is titled “Talking tradition: at home with the Udis”.
 
Alexander Rybak performs at Heydar Aliyev Center
16.05.2014 [20:22]
Alexander Rybak, a Norway-based singer, violinist and the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, has presented a new program at the Heydar Aliyev Center in a joint concert with students of the Azerbaijan Art Gymnasium.
 
Budapest hosts exhibition of young Azerbaijani artists
16.05.2014 [14:36]
An exhibition of young Azerbaijani artists has opened at Kogart Gallery in the Hungarian capital of Budapest. Marking the 91st anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev, the exhibition features 135 works by 29 painters
 
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