A movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers "Pomegranate Garden" was demonstrated at the Film by Sea International Film Festival. The storyline of the movie is about an old man, who lives along with his grandson and daughter-in-law in the decrepit house amidst of the huge pomegranate garden ...

15th meeting of Consultative Council in charge of Implementing Cultural Strategy for Islamic World held in Khartoum

18.09.2017 [18:30]
The 15th meeting of the Consultative Council in charge of Implementing the Cultural Strategy for the Islamic World kicked off this morning in Khartoum, capital of the Republic of the Sudan. The meeting is being organized by the Islamic Educational ...

Seminar highlighting Azerbaijan`s development after post-soviet period held in Sweden

18.09.2017 [18:06]
A seminar highlighting Azerbaijan`s development after post-soviet period has been held in Stockholm, Sweden. The event was organized by the Cultural and Scientific Relations with Scandinavian Countries and supported by the Council on State Support to NGOs under ...

Vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits State Academy of Fine Arts

15.09.2017 [21:09]
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has today viewed the conditions created for students at the State Academy of Fine Arts. The improvement of the conditions for students with physical disabilities studying in the State Academy of Fine Arts ...

20th TURKSOY Opera Days begin in Istanbul

13.09.2017 [11:19]
The 20th Opera Days of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) have started in Istanbul. Singers from Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey and the Northern Cyprus performed in the opening concert ...

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins two award in exhibition of photography in Taiwan

12.09.2017 [18:33]
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won two award in 7th Taichung International Exhibition of photography in Taiwan. The exhibition contained four sections. This exhibition was conducted in conformity with ...

Days of Azerbaijani Culture to be held in Indonesia next year

10.09.2017 [12:39]
Indonesia will host the Days of Azerbaijani Culture next year. This was agreed by Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Adalat Valiyev and Indonesian ambassador Husnan Bey Fanani as they met on the sidelines of the second Indonesian Cultural Festival, which kicked off in Baku ...

Indonesian Cultural Festival opens in Baku

09.09.2017 [19:47]
The Indonesian Cultural Festival has kicked off in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku with a solemn opening ceremony at Heydar Aliyev Palace. Participants of the event first viewed an exhibition highlighting Indonesia`s national culture ...

Azerbaijan represented at international book fair in Russia

08.09.2017 [15:36]
An Azerbaijani delegation is represented at the Moscow International Book Fair. Azerbaijan`s 20 square meters' pavilion promotes the printed materials, brochures about the country`s tourism, culture ...

Kazan hosts International Muslim Film Festival

07.09.2017 [16:29]
Kazan International Muslim Film Festival is held in the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan since 2005. The motto of the festival is "To the dialogue of cultures through the culture of dialogue". The aim of the festival is the experience exchange ...

Euronews: Tar is Azerbaijan`s musical heritage VIDEO

06.09.2017 [19:43]
Euronews has published an article highlighting the tar, an Azerbaijani musical instrument. “When silent it`s a figure of 8: when played it symbolises infinity. It`s called a “tar”; it comes from the same family as the lute; and its double heart is linked to millions of others ...

Azerbaijani movies to be screened in Bucharest

06.09.2017 [19:34]
Azerbaijani films "The Red Garden" and "Intent" will be screened at One World 2017 Embassies Festival to be held in Bucharest, Romania, on September 7- 10. The festival will feature ethnographic art exhibitions and conferences, Cinema PRO, where artistic movies and recent ...

Turkey to host 36th International Book Fair

05.09.2017 [21:00]
Organized by TÜYAP Fairs in partnership with the Turkish Publishers Association, the 36th International İstanbul Book Fair will be held between November 4 and 12, 2017 at the TÜYAP Fair Convention and Congress Center, in Turkey. More than 800 Turkish and foreign publishers ...

Azerbaijani movie to be screened at Kazan International Muslim Film Festival

05.09.2017 [19:58]
A short feature film "Voice", co-produced by Azerbaijani and Iranian filmmakers, will be presented at the 13th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival on September 5-11. The festival aims to ensure experience exchange of the workers in the field of culture and arts of Russia and Muslim ...

Top Indian band Indian Ocean to present concerts in Azerbaijan

05.09.2017 [17:26]
The Indian Ocean music group which is widely regarded as one of India’s foremost bands will be visiting Azerbaijan from 10-14 September 2017, according to India`s Embassy in Baku. They will give live concert performances on 11th September 2017 at Baku Seaside Boulevard ...

Baku to host first edition of IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival

05.09.2017 [16:38]
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, the Delegation of European Union to Azerbaijan, in cooperation with EU MS Embassies accredited in Azerbaijan, Park Cinema, Landmark Hotel, DokuBaku, "United Cultures", ...

Karabakh Collection to be presented in Belgium

04.09.2017 [16:15]
After its presentation at the Berlin and London fashion weeks, the Karabakh Collection by the Berlin-based young designer Leonie Mergen will come to the heart of Antwerp`s fashion district. The collection will be presented at Antwerp Fashion Museum on October 25 through partnership with The European Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijani carpets to be exhibited in Washington

31.08.2017 [20:55]
An exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets will open at the Middle East Institute in Washington on September 7. The exhibition will be organized in partnership with the Azerbaijani Embassy to the US ...

Swedish jazz pianist to give concert in Baku

31.08.2017 [19:53]
Swedish jazz pianist, composer and musician Bobo Stenson will give a concert as part of the International Jazz Festival "Baku Jazz Fest-2017" on October 27. He will be accompanied by Anders Jormin (bass) and Jon Fält (drums). ...