Exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets to open at UNESCO's Headquarters

25.01.2020 [13:52]
An exhibition titled “Undiscovered: New motives in Azerbaijan carpetry” will open at UNESCO`s Headquarters in Paris on January 29. The event will be co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Embassy of Azerbaijan in France ...

“They are beloved in Baku and Moscow” photo exhibition opens at Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO

24.01.2020 [22:00]
“They are beloved in Baku and Moscow” photo exhibition has launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center, featuring more than 60 works by photographers of Russian TASS and Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC). AZERTAC Chairman of Board Aslan Aslanov and Director General of TASS Sergey Mikhaylov ...

Egypt opens 51st edition of its two-week Cairo International Book Fair

24.01.2020 [16:20]
The 51st edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, which is considered the largest and oldest book fair in the Middle East and the second worldwide after Germany's Frankfurt Book Fair, opened in Egypt on Wednesday. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem ...

Azerbaijan to host biggest travel trade event in the region

24.01.2020 [11:42]
The biggest travel trade event in the region “Travel Business Azerbaijan 2020” will be held in capital Baku on April 29. Co-organized by the State Tourism Agency and Azerbaijan Tourism Board, the event will bring together more than 1000 visitors ...

Jazz Diva Dianne Reeves to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO

23.01.2020 [19:18]
Pre-eminent jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on March 29. Dianne Reeves is one of the most impressive singers on a jazz stage since early 80s. She is the first woman to receive the Jazz Legends Award ...

Baku to host “Baku-Moscow: dialogue of cultures” conference

22.01.2020 [17:14]
A conference titled “Baku-Moscow: dialogue of cultures” will be held in Baku with the support of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture, the Government of Moscow and TASS News Agency. The event will bring together the two countries` government ...

Azerbaijani movie to be featured at Trieste Film Festival in Italy

19.01.2020 [12:07]
An Azerbaijani movie "Mother and Son" will be screened at the 31st Trieste Film Festival 2020 to be held in Italy this month. Directed by Hilal Baydarov, the film tells the story of a mother who welcomes her adult son who left home in rural Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijan to join 22nd General Assembly and Symposium in Florence

18.01.2020 [09:42]
As a part of the Days of Azerbaijani Culture in Italy, Azerbaijan will be the 2020 Guest Country of the 22nd General Assembly and International Symposium “Building Peace through Heritage – World Forum to change through Dialogue“, to be held in Florence, Italy ...

Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert of Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and pianist Lucas Debargue

15.01.2020 [18:04]
Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and famous French pianist Lucas Debargue will perform at a concert in the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 14. The concert will feature outstanding pieces by Franz Liszt, Krzysztof Penderecki ...

Serbian news portal highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism opportunities

14.01.2020 [14:37]
Serbian www.pressserbia.com web portal has published an article on Azerbaijan`s tourism potential. The article provides an insight into the history of Azerbaijan, Baku and its architecture, the Oil Rocks and other places of interests ...

Viking runestone linked to fears of climate change: study

12.01.2020 [15:55]
One of the world`s most famous runestones is now believed to have been erected by Vikings fearing a repeat of a previous cold climate crisis in Scandinavia, a new study said, according to Bangkok Post. The Rok stone, raised in the ninth century near the lake Vattern in south central Sweden, bears the longest runic inscription in ...

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

10.01.2020 [14:54]
The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually, according to Egypt Today. The infograph also clarified that the GEM will be the largest archaeological museum in the world to be dedicated ...

Arvo Part was world`s second most performed living composer in 2019

09.01.2020 [19:50]
The Estonian maestro, Arvo Part, who was previously the most performed contemporary composer in the world – for eight years in a row – lost the top spot to American composer John Williams in 2019, according to Estonian World. According to the classical music event database ...

Oscars ceremony will be hostless for second year running

09.01.2020 [17:54]
The Oscars are going without a host again this year, AP reported. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said Wednesday the Feb. 9 telecast will focus on what worked last year: "huge entertainment value, big musical numbers ...

El Peruano newspaper publishes article about Imadaddin Nasimi

07.01.2020 [19:08]
The Peru-based El Peruano daily newspaper has published an article headlined “The 650th anniversary of Imadaddin Nasimi”. Written by Mehdi Mahmudov, Azerbaijan's chargé d'affaires in Peru, the article highlights the life and works ...

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi to be erected in Ukraine’s Kharkiv in 2020

07.01.2020 [09:40]
A park named after great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi is planned to be created in Ukraine’s second largest city of Kharkiv in 2020 where a monument to him will also be erected, Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Kyiv has told AZERTAC ...

International Mugham Center hosts concert program on World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and New Year

30.12.2019 [10:52]
A concert program to mark the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and the New Year has been held at the International Mugham Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Egypt begins moving Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square

29.12.2019 [13:59]
Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry on Friday has begun moving four of the sphinxes in Luxor’s Karnak Temple, relocating them to Tahrir Square, according to the Egypt Independent. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly instructed that a specific timetable be drawn up to complete ...

Archaeologists in Greece discover two royal tombs from around 3,500 years ago

27.12.2019 [20:08]
American archaeologists have discovered two monumental royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s southern Peloponnese region, the Greek culture ministry said Tuesday ...