AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a silver medal at CONTRAST 2018 international photo competition in Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jafarov`s “Track & field athletes are at start” photo that he took at the 2017 Paralympic Games in London earned him bronze of ...

Azerbaijani, Qatari national libraries sign MoU on mutual cooperation

19.04.2018 [14:10]
The Azerbaijan National Library (ANL) named after M. F. Akhundzade and Qatar National Library (QNL) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on mutual cooperation in Doha, Qatar. The document was signed by Director of Azerbaijan National Library Karim Tahirov ...

Baku to host second version of IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival

18.04.2018 [16:50]
The second edition of the Imagine Euro Tolerance Festival aimed to promote the values of the intercultural dialogue and tolerance will be held from 2 to 17 May in Baku. The festival will be organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan ...

Baku to host “Italian Opera Days” on 150th anniversary of Rossini

18.04.2018 [16:37]
The Italian Embassy in Baku will present the "Italian Opera Days": five different events that will bring Italy on the prestigious stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. "Italian Opera Days" will start with the performance of one of the leading contemporary dance companies and ...

Baku to host fourth British Film Spring

17.04.2018 [16:02]
The British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the British Embassy Azerbaijan and Nizami Cinema Centre will organize the fourth British Film Spring, bringing the best and brightest new UK films to an Azerbaijan audience from 1-6 May ...

Azerbaijan, Qatar National Libraries to sign MoU on mutual cooperation

17.04.2018 [13:24]
Azerbaijan and Qatar National Libraries will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on mutual cooperation in a new building of Qatar National Library. The opening ceremony of the new building of Qatar National Library was held in Doha, Qatar. ...

Foreign Minister of Turkey met with President of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation

17.04.2018 [10:34]
President of the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Efendiyeva met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Çavuşoglu in Ankara on 16 April 2018. At the meeting, areas of cooperation with the participation of the Foundation, which ...

Solo exhibition of well-known photographer Reza Deghati launched at Heydar Aliyev Center

12.04.2018 [23:40]
A solo exhibition of well-known photographer Reza Deghati has been launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening of the exhibition arranged in the center`s park ...

Baku to host Latin America Film Festival

10.04.2018 [10:42]
Latin Amerika Film Festival will be held in Baku on April 16-19, the Embassy of Mexico in Azerbaijan said. The festival, organized by the Mexican Embassy in Baku, will screen films at Park Cinema (Flame Towers), Landmark Cinema Hall ...

Fidan Hajiyeva to perform romances by Azerbaijani composer Adila Huseyn-Zade in UK

04.04.2018 [16:57]
This outstanding concert of works by Adila Huseyn-Zade will include a set of emotionally-charged romances sung in Azerbaijani and Russian by Fidan Hajiyeva, together with the Sonatina for Piano and Cello, performed by Saida Taghi-Zade and Aleksey ...

Spain’s digital portal: Heydar Aliyev Center among world’s 17 coolest buildings

04.04.2018 [10:33]
According to “Digital Trends” web portal of Spain, Heydar Aliyev Center, located in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, is among 17 coolest buildings on Earth. “Once Azerbaijan gained independence in 1991, the government made it a point to break ...

Azerbaijani cellist to perform in UK

03.04.2018 [12:00]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert in Saffron-Walden, the UK on April 14. Saffron Hall will host cellist Jamal Aliyev`s concert in Tchaikovsky's beautiful Rococo Variations. The concert opens with Rimsky ...

“France3” TV airs reportage about Azerbaijani young artist VIDEO

02.04.2018 [12:16]
“France3” TV has televised a reportage about the young, talented Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli. The reportage narrates about the artist’s exhibitions, as well as her participation in numerous art festivals. The program host also informed about her life ...

Istanbul to host International Ethno Music Festival

01.04.2018 [13:31]
Istanbul will host the International Ethno Music Festival on April 1. The festival, organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality for the first time, will bring together artists from around the world and will run through April 3 at the Cemal Reşit Rey Concert Hall ...

International Children's Book Day to be held in Baku

01.04.2018 [12:48]
International Children`s Book Day will be marked in Baku on Monday. Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, 2 April, International Children's Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books ...

Azerbaijani film to be screened at Kids Film Festival in South Korea

31.03.2018 [12:45]
"The Lesson" by Azerbaijani filmmakers will be screened at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival on May 10-17. The film was shot in 2015 by the order of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism at the film studio "Azerbaijanfilm" named after Jafar Jabbarli ...

Genocide-100 exhibition to be organized in Baku

28.03.2018 [16:53]
“Genocide-100” exhibition will be held in Baku to commemorate the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis on March 29. The six-day exhibition will be co-organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijan State Art Gallery. It will feature selected works from Azerbaijan State Art Gallery and personal collections of artists. ...

Azerbaijani designer presents his collection in Beirut

28.03.2018 [11:43]
Azerbaijani designer Rufat Ismayil presented his new collection "Obsession" within Beirut Fashion Week. Edgy and feminine mix together perfectly in this collection. Unique outfits mesmerized fashion lovers ...

Azerbaijani movie screened in Switzerland

28.03.2018 [10:48]
An Azerbaijani movie "Axinla ashagi" was screened within the Cinema Querfeld Interkulturelles Kino in Basel, Switzerland. Addressing the event, Chairperson of the Public Association "Friends of Azerbaijan" Arzu Aliyeva informed the participants about ...