Novruz holiday celebrated at US State Department
Initiated by the Azerbaijani Embassy in the U.S., the US State Department has hosted an event celebrating Novruz holiday jointly organized by the embassies of Türkiye, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the U.S. and the non-governmental organization ...
Azerbaijan’s State Tourism Agency delegation meets with senior officials of UNESCO
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Chairman of the State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev has held a number of meetings with several senior officials of the UNESCO World Heritage Center and World Heritage Committee ...
International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, University of Warsaw sign MoU
The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the University of Warsaw have inked a Memorandum of Understanding in Poland. Prior to the signing ceremony, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva ...
Iraqi capital Baghdad hosts 12th International Flower Festival
The International Flower Festival has kicked off in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to the local media, Anadolu Agency reports. The opening of the 12th edition of the festival was held in Baghdad’s Al-Zawraa Park, the state news agency INA said on ...
Azerbaijan joins international tourism fair in Vienna
Azerbaijan has presented its tourism potential at the Ferien-Messe Wien, the international event for holidays, Austria's largest fair, which is held for the 44th time after a break due to the coronavirus pandemic ...
New research claims Leonardo da Vinci was son of a slave
Leonardo da Vinci, the painter of the "Mona Lisa" and a symbol of the Renaissance, was only half-Italian, his mother a slave from the Caucasus, new research revealed on Tuesday, according to yahoo.news ...
Azerbaijan showcases tourism potential in MITT International Travel & Tourism Trade Show 2023
Azerbaijan is presenting its tourism potential at the 29th International Travel & Hospitality Show MITT held in Moscow, Russia from March 16-18. Azerbaijani pavilion, which attracted 8 local tourism industry representatives, including Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC, as well as Shahdag Tourism Center ...
Azerbaijan’s animated film “Hadis” at Annecy International Animation Film Festival
“Azerbaijan’s animation film “Hadis” is included in the Annecy Animation Film Festival,” said Chairperson of the Board of the Azerbaijan Animation Association, Founder and Director of ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival Rashid Aghamaliyev ...
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva paid a working visit to Poland
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, Gunay Afandiyeva, visited Poland. The trip took place at the invitation and organization of the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Poland. Within the framework of the visit, the President of the Foundation visited ...
Gunay Afandiyeva holds meetings with Tatar and Karaim communities in Lithuania
As part of her visit to Lithuania, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has visited the city of Trakai to meet with representatives of the Lithuanian Karaims living there for centuries. A series of events aimed at promoting the historical and cultural heritage of Karaims ...
Azerbaijani culture and national cuisine presented in Mexico
Mexico city has hosted a cultural festival organized by the accredited embassies of the countries that are members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Mexico and supported by the Mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Hidalgo ...
Gunay Afandiyeva meets with Kazakh and Turkish ambassadors to Lithuania
As part of her visit to Vilnius, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Kazakh Ambassador to Lithuania Timur Urazayev and Turkish Ambassador to Lithuania Barış Tantekin ...
International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, Lithuania discuss cooperation
As part of her visit to the Republic of Lithuania, President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has held meetings with Advisor to the President of the Republic of Lithuania on Education, Science and Culture Vilma Backiute and Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Survila ...
EU grants protected status for Turkish dessert ‘Antakya Künefesi’
The European Union granted on Monday the status of Protected Geographical indication for the Turkish dessert Antakya Künefesi, according to Anadolu Agency. “Antakya Künefesi is one of the few desserts that contain cheese” in Türkiye, the European Commission ...
International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation holds "Manas Day"
"Manas Day" dedicated to the ancient epic of the Kyrgyz people was held at the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation. The event saw a presentation ceremony of the book "Manas Epic and Turkic Epic Tradition" published by the Foundation in Azerbaijani and Kyrgyz languages was held ...
Jamie Lee Curtis wins best supporting actress Oscar and thanks fans who supported her genre movies
Jamie Lee Curtis has picked up her first Oscar, winning the best supporting actress trophy for her performance in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, according to Variety. “I know it looks like I’m standing up here by myself but I am not, I am hundreds ...
‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ wins seven Oscars, is most-awarded best picture since ‘Slumdog Millionaire’
Winning best picture at the Academy Awards, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” capped off a ground-breaking awards season and became the most-awarded best picture winner since 2008’s “Slumdog Millionaire,” according to Variety ...
Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese Nobel literature laureate, dies at 88
Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature who was also known as a campaigner for the pacifist Constitution and against nuclear power, has died at the age of 88, publisher Kodansha said Monday, according to Nikkei Asia ...
Ke Huy Quan completes comeback story with best-supporting-actor Oscar
At the Oscars 2023, Ke Huy Quan’s Hollywood comeback story officially came full circle, according to VanityFair. During Sunday’s ceremony, the actor won the best-supporting-actor trophy for his performance as Waymond Wang in A24’s Everything Everywhere ...