A movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers "Pomegranate Garden" will be demonstrated at the 7th International Malatya 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 ...

Bulgarian President visits Icherisheher

14.10.2017 [11:58]
President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev and his wife Desislava Radeva have today visited the Icherisheher, Inner City, a historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. They viewed the Maiden Tower, which was built in 7th-6th centuries BC and restored in the 12th century ...

IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival launched in Baku

13.10.2017 [18:45]
The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Azerbaijan, in cooperation with the Embassies of the EU Member States accredited in Azerbaijan, Embassies of Switzerland, Norway, Moldova, Peru, Israel, Mexico, Argentina, Cuba and Brazil, Park Cinema ...

People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Vagif Mustafayev awarded golden order, appointed as adviser to China’s Hong Kong Television

12.10.2017 [19:43]
Prominent Azerbaijani film director, People`s Artist, president of Space television company Vagif Mustafayev has been appointed as a cultural, television and film adviser to China’s Hong Kong Television. ...

Azerbaijani movie to be screened at Heartland Film Festival

11.10.2017 [18:38]
A movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers "Pomegranate Garden" will be demonstrated at the Heartland 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 ...

Da Vinci painting up for auction with $100 million estimate

11.10.2017 [13:33]
The last Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands is going to auction in New York next month — with a pre-sale estimate of around $100 million, according to the Associated Press ...

Sixth international exhibition "From waste to art" opens in Baku

11.10.2017 [12:14]
The 6th International 'From Waste to Art' exhibition kicked off at the State Historical-Ethnographic Reserve 'Gala' with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the “Tamiz Shahar” (Clean City) Open Joint Stock Company, the Historical-Ethnographic Reserve of Icherisher and “Q Gallery” ...

Baku hosts 2nd Sculpture International Symposium

11.10.2017 [10:08]
Baku hosted the 2nd International Symposium on Sculpture 'The song in the stone', with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the State Historical-Architectural Reserve Icherisheher and “Q Gallery”, in Gala settlement ...

First round of elections for UNESCO Director-General not bring results

10.10.2017 [10:53]
The first round of elections for the UNESCO new Director-General, held in Paris, did not bring results. None of the candidates received an absolute majority of votes necessary for the victory. ...

EMIN to give solo concert in Baku VIDEO

07.10.2017 [15:30]
A consummate performer and entertainer with undoubted star quality, EMIN will perform at Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku on December 17. A series of unforgettable concerts will also kick off in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow in December ...

"DanceAbility – Inclusive Dance" workshops wrap up in Baku

06.10.2017 [17:26]
"DanceAbility – Inclusive Dance" workshops that was held in Baku for the first time were finalised with demonstration of participants' final performance. Six days workshops and final performance was held at Yarat Contemporary Art Center with Support of "Rapid Solutions Company" ...

Nakhchivan mausoleums submitted to ISESCO Islamic World Heritage List

05.10.2017 [00:29]
Azerbaijan has submitted mausoleums in Nakhchivan to be considered for inclusion in ISESCO (Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Islamic World Heritage list. Vasif Eyvazzade, the Secretary General of Azerbaijan National Commission for ISESCO, head of the International Cooperation Department ...

Euronews: Copper master and Monamakh`s Cap in Azerbaijan`s Lahic

04.10.2017 [22:52]
Euronews has published an article highlighting the Azerbaijani village of Lahic. “Lahic, one of Azerbaijan`s oldest villages was once the country`s copper mining capital, producing copperware that was exported across the Middle East,” says Euronews`s Aurora Velez ...

Azerbaijan represented at ISESCO 38th session

04.10.2017 [11:05]
As earlier reported, the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) held the 38th session of the Executive Council at its headquarters in Rabat, Morocco, on 3 October 2017. At the session, Azerbaijan is represented by a delegation led ...

Works by Azerbaijani artists featured at Beijing International Art Biennale VIDEO

29.09.2017 [01:08]
Works by Azerbaijani artists are featured at the 7th Beijing International Art Biennale, which is held under the motto "The Silk Road and World Civilizations".A total of 601 works from 102 countries are on display at the biennale,including works by Azerbaijani carpet maker Adil Shikhaliyev and sculptor Samir Samadov ...

5th International Book Fair opened in Baku VIDEO

28.09.2017 [12:37]
Baku International Book Fair, for the 5th time, opened its doors to exhibitors and visitors. The Fair is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Addressing the event, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev praised holding ...

Azerbaijan`s documentary to be screened in London

26.09.2017 [15:35]
Documentary "Targeting Baku. How Hitler Lost the Battle for Oil" will be screened at the Parliament of London. The objective of shooting the film, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory over fascism, was to show Azerbaijani ...

Azerbaijani movie at Calcutta International Cult Film Festival

25.09.2017 [17:20]
The Azerbaijani movie "The Steppe Man" (Cholchu) has qualified to the final of the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival. The Steppe Man has already taken part in over 17 international film festivals and forums, and received a number of awards. ...

Azerbaijani movie screened at Film by Sea International Film Festival

19.09.2017 [17:57]
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 ...