Culture
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
 
7th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival starts in Baku
12.05.2014 [19:40]
The 7th International Mstislav Rostropovich festival has today kicked off in Baku. The festival is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation for Cultural and Humanitarian Programs. The opening ceremony featured performances by Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra
 
Baku to host First French Gastronomy Festival
12.05.2014 [19:36]
An inaugural French Gastronomy Festival will be held at Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers, in the Azerbaijani capital, from May 29-31. The event will feature a cocktail reception to be hosted by Anna Zaytseva on the terrace
 
Wroclaw hosts “Azerbaijan through the eyes of European photographer” exhibition
12.05.2014 [16:59]
“Azerbaijan through the eyes of European photographer” exhibition by Bogdan Bas has opened at the Mediateka Center in Wroclaw, Poland. Ruslan Alakbarov, the author of the exhibition, told AzerTAc that more than 30 photos were on display at the exhibition
 
Baku hosts exhibition marking 90th anniversary of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
12.05.2014 [15:52]
An exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic has opened in Baku. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the exhibition is arranged under President Ilham Aliyev`s Order on the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of the
 
Exhibition in Lod marks national leader Heydar Aliyev’s anniversary
11.05.2014 [14:22]
The Azerbaijani-Israeli International Association (AzIz) has organized an exhibition in the Israeli city of Lod to mark the 91st anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev. The exhibition was arranged in partnership with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Israeli
 
Austria wins Eurovision Song Contest
11.05.2014 [03:41]
It was an exciting evening at the B&W Hallerne where in front of thousands of people in the arena and millions of people on TV, Conchita Wurst from Austria won the 2014 edition of Europe's Favourite TV Show with the song Rise Like A Phoenix
 
B&W Hallerne to host Eurovision Grand Final tonight
10.05.2014 [15:23]
The Grand Final of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest will begin at B&W Hallerne in Denmark’s capital of Copenhagen at 00.00 Baku time tonight. The show will be hosted by Lise Rønne, Pilou Asbæk, and Nikolaj Koppel. There are 26 countries vying for glory in this year’s final: Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Belarus, Iceland, Norway, Romania, Armenia,...
 
Eurovision-2014 finalists to hold last rehearsal shortly
10.05.2014 [14:11]
The finalists of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest are getting ready to take the stage at the B&W Hallerne in Copenhagen for the final rehearsal ahead of tonight`s Grand Final. Some 26 countries will perform in the Grand Final which will be broadcast live in 45 countries
 
Eurovision: "Good evening Copenhagen" - Voting order revealed
10.05.2014 [11:42]
The EBU has published the scheduled voting order that the 37 countries will announce their votes tonight, together with a list of the spokespersons. There are a number of names that will be familiar to fans of the contest, including several former participants
 
5th International Art Festival “Maiden Tower” wraps up in Baku
09.05.2014 [22:13]
A closing ceremony of the 5th International Art Festival “Maiden Tower” has today been held in Icherisheher, Baku. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of the International
 
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