Culture
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
 
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra gives concert in Baku
16.05.2014 [13:49]
The Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra has performed at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic as part of the 7th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Baku. The performance featured works by world famous composers as Carl Maria von Weber and
 
Azerbaijani mugham master performs in Tehran
16.05.2014 [13:23]
Prominent Azerbaijani mugham singer, People`s Artist Alim Gasimov has given a concert at the Milad Hall at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds in Iran. As part of the visit, Gasimov will also perform in Tabriz and Ardabil
 
Dmitry Yablonsky`s Kiev concert sells out
15.05.2014 [19:41]
A concert of Dmitry Yablonsky, an acclaimed conductor and cellist, artistic director of the Gabala International Music Festival, in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev has sold out. Yablonsky was accompanied by Kyiv Soloists State Chamber Ensemble. The show featured performance of Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14 "Death and The Maiden"
 
Three Azerbaijani artists to demonstrate their works at GRID International Photography Festival 2014
15.05.2014 [10:00]
Constructing Peripheries, an exhibition of work by three Azerbaijani artists will open on May 21st in Amsterdam as part of the GRID International Photography Festival 2014, which this year is based on the theme of Constructions. In the exhibition, the artists explore the meaning of constructed environments in everyday life
 
Azerbaijani student becomes laureate of Open Youth European Delphic Games
14.05.2014 [20:26]
Student at the Azerbaijani musical school after G. Sharoyev, Sadaf Abdullazadeh, has become a laureate of the 1st Open Youth European Delphic Games held in Volgograd, Russia. The contest and festival saw competition in 17 nominations: piano, violin, fine arts, bajan/accordion, saxophone; academic singing, folk singing, pop singing, folk dance
 
French stars perform at Heydar Aliyev Palace
14.05.2014 [12:21]
The Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku has hosted a concert program called From Paris With Love. It featured performance by French singers such as Dany Brillant, Julie Zenatti, Hugues
 
Bolshoi Theatre soloists to perform in BakuVİDEO
14.05.2014 [07:17]
Soloists of the Russian State Academic Bolshoi Theatre will perform in Baku on May17. They will stage Giselle ballet by Adolphe Adam. The soloists will include Chinara Alizade, the first Azerbaijani in the
 
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