Culture
Modern Art Museum to host documentary photo exhibition
04.06.2014 [20:42]
The Museum of Modern Art in Baku hosts an exhibition entitled "Documentary Photography: Inge Morath" putting on display the works of some award winner photographers. The exhibition represents an overview of the life and work of Inge Morath, renowned Austrian photographer of the Magnum agency, as well as the work of two young women
 
Group of participants of meeting of News Agencies World Council visit Museum of Modern Art in Baku
03.06.2014 [14:12]
A group of participants of a meeting of the News Agencies World Council (NACO) have today visited the Museum of Modern Art in Azerbaijan`s capital. The participants familiarized themselves with an exposition of the museum which was established on the initiative of the Azerbaijani first lady
 
Heydar Aliyev Foundation presents From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project
First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends presentation ceremony
31.05.2014 [21:06]
A presentation of From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project has today been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva participated in the event
 
YAY Gallery Baku opens solo exhibition by Mahmoud Bakshi
31.05.2014 [10:00]
A solo exhibition by an Iranian artist Mahmoud Bakhshi was opened at YAY Gallery (Baku) on May 31. 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
 
From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour Project to be presented at Heydar Aliyev Center
30.05.2014 [18:35]
From Tradition to Future. Azerbaijan Glamour project is to be launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center on May 31. In the framework of the project, Renato Balestra, a renowned Italian fashion designer, will present his new collection nurtured by the traditional Azerbaijani ornaments
 
“Gala Festival” and 3rd International “From Waste to Art” exhibition held in Baku
30.05.2014 [17:30]
Today, the traditional “Gala Festival” and the 3rd International “From Waste to Art” exhibition kicked off in the State Historical-Ethnographic Reserve “Gala” with the support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation. President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-president of the
 
TEAS brings Azerbaijan’s Republic Day to the Council of Europe
29.05.2014 [21:01]
In commemoration of Azerbaijani Republic Day on 28 May – a national holiday in Azerbaijan – around 300 stakeholders, diplomats, Council of Europe staff members and representatives from the 47 member states attended a unique concert and reception at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Organised by the Brussels office of
 
President of Saudi Press Agency visits Nizami Ganjavi Museum of Literature in Baku
29.05.2014 [20:38]
President of Saudi Press Agency (SPA), Abdullah bin Fahd Al Hussein visited the Nizami Ganjavi Museum of Literature. He was given detailed information about the history of the Museum, which was founded in the middle of the 19th century. From 1918 to 1920 the building housed an office and
 
YARAT to organize Artist Talk by Photographer David Montgomery
29.05.2014 [12:30]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space will organize an artist talk by a legendary photographer David Montgomery whose works have become standard descriptions of the 1960s. His photographic subjects have included Bill Clinton, Mick Jagger, Jimi Hendrix, Margaret Thatcher, Peter O'Toole, Andy Warhol and the members of Great Britain’s royal family
 
Exhibition of Henri Cartier-Bresson opens at Heydar Aliyev Center
Vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits the exhibition
27.05.2014 [17:25]
The Heydar Aliyev Center has launched an exhibition of well-known French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson titled “Paris”. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited the exhibition. Clément Saccomani, director of the “Magnum photos” agency, thanked Azerbaijani First
 
US Yareah magazine highlights YARAT`s YAY Gallery
27.05.2014 [16:00]
The US-based Yareah magazine has published an article highlighting YARAT`s YAY Gallery on its website. The article says: “Yay Gallery, based in Baku, Azerbaijan, is delighted to announce its
 
Turkish movie Winter Sleep wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
26.05.2014 [15:44]
Turkish film “Winter Sleep” examining the huge divide between rich and poor and the powerful and powerless in Turkey won the Palme d`Or award for best film for director Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Saturday at the 67th Cannes International Film Festival.Ceylan`s three-hour-plus dark and atmospheric film was only the second Turkish movie to win the top...
 
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
 
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