Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with ISESCO Director General Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, who is on a visit to Azerbaijan to attend the opening ceremony marking the launch of the celebration of Nakhchivan as the Islamic Culture ...

Azerbaijani singer ranks third at “Voice of Astana”

18.06.2018 [15:28]
Azerbaijani opera singer Ilham Nazarov has ranked third at an international competition “Voice of Astana”. The Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan organized the international competition within celebrations of the 20th anniversary of Astana ...

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins gold medal at “Good Light 2018” competition in Serbia

11.06.2018 [11:52]
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a gold medal of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) in the Decisive Moment contest of “Good Light 2018” international photo competition in Serbia ...

First food and culture tour from U.S. in Azerbaijan

10.06.2018 [14:37]
For the first time, a cuisine and culture tour from U.S. will take place in Azerbaijan on July 3-10, as initiated and organized by Feride Buyuran, award-winning author of Pomegranates and Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan. The inaugural culinary excursion will start in Baku and continue along several ...

Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance to visit Azerbaijan

08.06.2018 [12:41]
An Iranian delegation led by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Abbas Salehi will pay a visit to Azerbaijan on June 27. The delegation will include Iranian cultural figures, well-known actors and writers. The minister will attend a ceremony ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts “Fashion Habitat” exhibition

05.06.2018 [12:24]
The Heydar Aliyev Center has hosted an opening ceremony of the “Fashion Habitat” exhibition by the Alexandre Vassiliev Foundation. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva viewed the exhibition ...

German vocal ensemble Sjaella to perform in Baku

04.06.2018 [16:04]
Since founding “Sjaella” in 2005, five Leipzig singers have been searching for new ways of musical self-expression. The name "Sjæl" or "Själ" is taken from Danish and Swedish, meaning "soul", "spirit". In 2013, they were awarded the prestigious award "Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik" for CD "Preisung" ...

EuroVillage entertains again citizens and visitors in Baku

03.06.2018 [11:58]
On June 2, a public event EuroVillage was held in Baku Boulevard to mark the 100th anniversary of the independence of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic; EuroVillage 2018 became an ideal opportunity to learn more about the European Union (EU) ...

Personal exhibition of famous designer Kirill Istomin opens at Art Gallery of Port Baku Mall

31.05.2018 [16:51]
“LivingwithArt” personal exhibition of Kirill Istomin, a world renowned interior designer, has opened at the Art Gallery of Port Baku Mall as part of the Baku Shopping Festival. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

French International Diplomatic Academy hosts conference on centennial of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

26.05.2018 [21:16]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Azerbaijani Embassy in France have co-organized a conference under the motto “The first secular parliamentary republic in the East: values and legacy” at the International Diplomatic Academy of France marking the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts presentation of “The Last Session” feature documentary film

26.05.2018 [11:47]
A presentation of the “The Last Session” feature documentary film dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center ...

EuroVillage to entertain again citizens and visitors in Baku

25.05.2018 [16:29]
On June 2, a public event EuroVillage will be held in Baku Boulevard to mark the 100th anniversary of the independence of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic; EuroVillage 2018 will become an ideal opportunity to learn more about the European Union ...

British Council supports inclusive cinemas in Azerbaijan

21.05.2018 [14:19]
The British Council Azerbaijan in cooperation with the British Embassy Azerbaijan, Nizami Cinema Centre and YARAT will organise a two-day training between 24-25 May for Azerbaijani cultural leaders ...

Bob Dylan’s guitar sold for $495,000 at auction

21.05.2018 [11:54]
A guitar that played a key role in Bob Dylan's artistic evolution from folk music to rock fetched a half million at auction on Saturday. The guitar, a 1965 Fender Telecaster that belonged to Robbie Robertson, Dylan's guitarist, was used by Dylan, Eric Clapton and ...

“Adibin Evi” hosts literary and musical ceremony on 95th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev

17.05.2018 [12:43]
A literary and musical ceremony marking the 95th anniversary of the Azerbaijani national leader, outsatanding public and political figure Heydar Aliyev has been held at “Adibin Evi” (Writer’s House) in Icharishahar ...

Centenary of great Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev marked at UNESCO headquarters

16.05.2018 [12:48]
The 100th anniversary of the great Azerbaijani composer, People's Artist of USSR, academician Gara Garayev has been marked at the UNESCO premises in Paris. The event was co-organized by Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the country's Permanent Mission to UNESCO ...

AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins two award in international photography contest New York - Manhattan 2018

15.05.2018 [17:01]
AZERTAC`s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won two awards in international photography contest New York - Manhattan 2018. Jafarov`s "Track & field athletes are at start" photo that he took at the 2017 ...

Shanghai Cooperation Organization hosts Day of Azerbaijani Culture

12.05.2018 [18:29]
The Day of Azerbaijani Culture has been held at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The event was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Azerbaijani embassy in China and the Secretariat of Shanghai ...

Azerbaijan represented at international book exhibition

11.05.2018 [11:54]
Azerbaijan is represented at the international book exhibition tournament organized by the Ministry of Culture with 32 square meters. The exposition featured various publications on Azerbaijan's history, statehood, culture and science, as well as books and ...