Culture
President Ilham Aliyev confers presidential awards on leading arts figures
30.04.2014 [22:14]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order conferring presidential awards on the country`s leading arts figures. Under the presidential Order, a total of 130 arts figures will get presidential awards
 
Choreographic Academy to be created in Baku
30.04.2014 [22:10]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order on the establishment of Baku Choreographic Academy. Under the presidential Order, the Ministry and Culture and Tourism and appropriate bodies must submit their proposals – within two months – concerning the building of the Baku
 
Days of Moldovan culture open in Azerbaijan
30.04.2014 [14:31]
Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall after Muslim Magomayev has hosted the opening ceremony of the Days of Culture of Moldova. A Moldovan delegation headed by Culture Minister Monica Babuc is visiting Azerbaijan to
 
Italian web portal hails Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s initiative to restore holy Roman catacombs
30.04.2014 [13:33]
Italian news website “Uni mondo” has published an article praising the Heydar Aliyev Foundation`s initiative to restore holy Roman catacombs. The article says a relevant agreement was signed between the Foundation and the Vatican. The website lauds the activities of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, headed by First Lady
 
Azerbaijan: It's all about powerful voice and aerial act in ESC 2014
29.04.2014 [17:32]
The Azerbaijani representative Dilara delivered an amazing performance during her first rehearsal, according to eurovision.tv. This petite singer surprised again with her strong voice. On stage, she was accompanied by an aerial artist. On the stage Dilara worked with an aerial artist and three backing vocalists on the
 
Azerbaijan attends International Book Festival in Budapest
29.04.2014 [12:05]
Azerbaijan has been represented at the 21st International Book Festival in Budapest, Hungary, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said. Azerbaijan`s delegation at the four-day event included head of the ministry’s publishing
 
Dilara Kazimova releases Turkish version of Start a Fire
29.04.2014 [11:22]
Dilara Kazimova, Azerbaijan’s Eurovision Song Contest 2014 entry, has prepared a special version of Starft a Fire to all her Turkish fans. Touching and delicate ballad Start a Fire is translated into Turkish as Alev Gibi. As Dilara’s song is collecting fans across Europe and even gets covered up by her fellow Eurovision 2014
 
World famous violinist Itzhak Perlman performs at Heydar Aliyev Center
28.04.2014 [20:43]
World-renowned violinist, a 15 Grammy and 4 Emmy Award winner Itzhak Perlman has today performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The night of the classic music was dedicated to the 91st anniversary of the birth of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva
 
Azerbaijan State Academy of Art, Uzbek Institute of Arts and Design sign memorandum of cooperation
28.04.2014 [19:02]
The Azerbaijani State Academy of Art and Uzbekistan`s Kamaleddin Behzad National Institute of Arts and Design have signed a memorandum of cooperation in Tashkent. The document was inked by pro-rector of the Azerbaijani State Academy of Art Salhab
 
Azerbaijan State Academy of Art, Uzbek Institute of Arts and Design sign memorandum of cooperation
28.04.2014 [18:49]
The Azerbaijani State Academy of Art and Uzbekistan`s Kamaleddin Behzad National Institute of Arts and Design have signed a memorandum of cooperation in Tashkent. The document was inked by pro-rector of the Azerbaijani State Academy of Art Salhab
 
Spanish Queen given Azerbaijani souvenirs as a keepsake
28.04.2014 [18:11]
Queen Sofia has been presented with keepsakes as she stopped by Azerbaijan`s booth in the annual "Kermes" charity bazaar organized by the International Association of Diplomats in Madrid, Spain. The Queen wanted to buy several Azerbaijani souvenirs, but the country`s delegates refused
 
Yarat! Contemporary Art Space to organize course
28.04.2014 [15:00]
Yarat! Contemporary Art Space will arrange a course to be conducted by Teymur Daimi from June 1-30. Daimi is a multimedia artist, filmmaker, philosopher (PH.D), art & film critic, theorist of culture, art-consultant, art teacher, publicist and poet. His professional interest lies in
 
Turkish dance band Anadolu Atesi to perform in Baku
28.04.2014 [13:28]
Famous Turkish dance group Anadolu Atesi (The Fire of Anatolia) will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku in June. The show is aimed at bringing eastern and western cultures together while giving universal messages of peace, presents a show, a cultural feast at modern standards
 
Tashkent hosts exhibition of Azerbaijani artists
27.04.2014 [12:00]
An exhibition of paintings by Azerbaijani artists has opened at the Azerbaijan Cultural Center in Tashkent. Called “The spring in the Land of Fire", the exhibition marks the 91st anniversary of Azerbaijan`s national leader Heydar Aliyev
 
Exhibition of Moldovan photographer to open in Baku
26.04.2014 [18:06]
Moldovan photographer Mihai Potirniche will exhibit his works in Baku as part of the Days of Culture of Moldova in Azerbaijan on April 29-30. The exhibition will feature 37 photographs about Moldova. The Days of Moldovan Culture are held in Azerbaijan for the second time
 
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