Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring

21.10.2019 [12:19]
The coastal Astara region of Azerbaijan is lushly forested and is known especially for its citrus fruits. Rising rapidly behind this narrow fringe, the first phalanx of wooded hills are vaguely evocative of South-East Asia with big slightly sparse tree cover on ...

Concert marking Independence Day of Azerbaijan held in park of Heydar Aliyev Center

21.10.2019 [11:57]
A concert marking the 28th anniversary of the Azerbaijan’s Independence has been held in the park of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Many famous people, intellectuals, as well as Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Splendor of ancient baths of Azerbaijan

18.10.2019 [11:36]
Bathhouses in Azerbaijan have always occupied a special place in people's lives, being a favorite place for the pleasure of body and spirit. In the baths, people rested, communicated, made important connections and concluded deals. Most of these ...

650th birth anniversary of Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi celebrated at UNESCO headquarters VIDEO

17.10.2019 [13:32]
A solemn ceremony to mark the 650th birth anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi has been held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Addressing the event, Azerbaijan’s Permanent Representative ...

Rasim Balayev: Planting trees adorns the land

16.10.2019 [19:06]
“Planting trees adorns the land and is an act of benevolence, which of course the land itself will benefit from. Green areas are beauty of life and it means fresh air,” People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Rasim Balayev has told AZERTAC. ...

Nizami Cinema Center hosts presentation of documentary commemorating Russian poet Andrey Dementyev

16.10.2019 [12:32]
Nizami Cinema Center has hosted a presentation of a documentary “One life, one love" commemorating a famous Russian poet, Honored Artist, laureate of the State Prize Andrey Dementyev. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Maharram Gasimli: Planting 650,000 trees is a nice initiative for green environment

16.10.2019 [10:11]
“Planting 650,000 trees is a nice initiative for green environment,” chairman of Azerbaijan Ashugs Union Maharram Gasimli has told AZERTAC. He hailed Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s noble initiative to plant 650,000 trees in Azerbaijan in one day ...

Aligismat Lalayev: Planting 650,000 trees is a great humane move

15.10.2019 [20:00]
“A total of 650,000 trees will be planted in one day in our country on the 650th anniversary of the great poet Imadaddin Nasimi. This campaign initiated by Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva is a massive, benevolent project and a great humane move,” Director of Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre ...

Azerbaijan featured at “Irvine Global Village Festival” in California

15.10.2019 [14:49]
Azerbaijan was featured at the “Irvine Global Village Festival” held on October 12-13 in Irvine, California. Recognized as one of the premier multicultural festivals in California, the festival is a mosaic of food, dance, and musical performances of more than 50 cultures ...

Leyla Aliyeva’s book of poems published in Ankara VIDEO

15.10.2019 [14:23]
A Turkish version of the book of poems “You are like a flame” by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, poetess Leyla Aliyeva has been published in Ankara, Turkey. The book was published by the Eurasian Writers Union as part of the ...

Azerbaijan, Russia discuss development of cultural cooperation

11.10.2019 [19:52]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with a Russian delegation led by advisor to the Minister of Culture Mikhail Kozhemyakin. Garayev hailed the development of cultural relations between Azerbaijan and Russia ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism promoted at Pakistan Travel Mart expo

10.10.2019 [12:25]
Fourteen Azerbaijani travel companies have exhibited their products and services at Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) exhibition held in Karachi. The companies highlighted Azerbaijan`s potential in various areas of tourism, as well as the county`s attractions, hotels, national cuisine, and tourist routes ...

Azerbaijan`s stand installed at 12th Black Sea Tourism Forum in Varna

10.10.2019 [09:25]
Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Bulgaria has installed a national stand at the 12th Tourism Black Sea Forum in Varna, Bulgaria. The stand promoted tourism potential and culture of Azerbaijan, featuring souvenirs, samples of national cuisine, wines, booklets and other printing material ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants

09.10.2019 [16:18]
In Azerbaijan, there are nine national parks scattered throughout the country and characterized by high natural diversity. They are inhabited by hundreds of species of rare representatives of the fauna and flora listed in the Red Book. Unlike nature reserves, which, as a rule, do not allow tourists, National Parks are open to the public ...

Azerbaijani national pavilion receives special award at Beijing Expo 2019 exhibition

09.10.2019 [10:47]
Azerbaijan’s national pavilion has received the Special Award and ranked second at the Beijing Expo 2019 exhibition for its exterior-interior design and composition. Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Belgium, Singapore and the Netherlands were also among the countries who ...

Baku sightseeing

08.10.2019 [16:14]
By the 11th and 12th centuries, Baku had become a large commercial seaport on the Caspian Sea. For safety reasons, the Shirvanshah dynasty initiated a large-scale building project to strengthen the city’s fortification works. A fortress, protected ...

9th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum held in Romania

05.10.2019 [10:21]
The 9th Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Annual Advisory Forum 2019 “Cultural Routes for Cultural Tourism" has been held in Sibiu, Romania. An employee of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture, Vugar Mammadov attended the ...

Postage stamps commemorating Imadaddin Nasimi issued

03.10.2019 [08:48]
The Heydar Aliyev Center has hosted a presentation of “Imadaddin Nasimi-650” postage stamps issued by Azermarka LLC. The event was held as part of the closing ceremony of the 2nd Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts and Spirituality, ...

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of documentary “Light behind window”

01.10.2019 [20:22]
A documentary “Light behind window” has been premiered as part of the Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts and Spirituality. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, author and general producer Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva attended the ...