The Semi Final Allocation Draw for Eurovision 2018 was hosted by Sílvia Alberto and Filomena Cautela who form half of the presenting team for Eurovision 2018. The draw, along with the Host City Insignia Exchange are key milestones in the preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest ...

Bahrain celebrates Muharraq as capital of Islamic culture for Arab region

29.01.2018 [18:45]
Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) named Bahraini city of al-Muharraq as the 2018 Capital of Islamic Culture for the Arab region in recognition of its rich culture, heritage and historical importance to the Gulf region as a political, trading and economic center ...

Haute Couture Fashion Week marks Nargis magazine's fifth anniversary

29.01.2018 [12:51]
Nargis magazine has celebrated its 5th anniversary as part of the Haute Couture Fashion Week jointly organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in France, "Tattigner Champagne", "BF Travel", "Gyunel", "Le Louis XV", "Maison Samadi" companies and ...

Bruno Mars swept top categories winning album, record and song of year at 60th Grammys

29.01.2018 [12:34]
Bruno Mars walked away from the 60th Grammy Awards Sunday with album, record and song of the year honors, in what was a pointedly political star-studded affair. Kendrick Lamar swept the rap categories and opened the show with a fiery performance ...

Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture

24.01.2018 [11:17]
"The Shape of Water" dominated the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards on Tuesday morning, landing 13, one shy of the record. Guillermo del Toro's grown-up fairy tale romance between a mute woman and a misunderstood aquatic monster is up for best picture, best director, best screenplay and acting ...

Accreditation for 2018 Eurovision Song Contest to open on January 29

23.01.2018 [14:29]
Accreditation for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon will open at 16:00 CET on Monday 29th January 2018. According to Eurovision.tv, tickets for the Semi-Finals of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will go on sale on 30th January at ...

Opera “Norma” sees Azerbaijan premiere

23.01.2018 [12:15]
Italian composer Vincenzo Bellini`s opera “Norma” will be staged in Baku at the scene of the Baku Music Academy after U. Hajibeyli on February 8. Director of the opera is People`s Artist of Azerbaijan, professor Fakhraddin Kerimov ...

"Objective Baku: How Hitler Lost the Battle for Oil" documentary screened in Los Angeles

23.01.2018 [11:42]
The documentary "Objective Baku: How Hitler lost the battle for oil" was screened in Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one of the largest and most renowned hospitals in the U.S. Supported by Azerbaijan's Consulate General in Los Angeles, the event ...

British Council organizes event management training in Baku

22.01.2018 [19:50]
The British Council in collaboration with ASAN Radio and YARAT Contemporary Art Space will organize a three-day event management training within the Selector PRO project, bringing together leading music theoreticians and practitioners from the UK and Azerbaijan during 31 January and 2 February at YARAT ...

Azerbaijan joins Conference of European Ministers of Culture in Davos

22.01.2018 [17:42]
Azerbaijan's Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has attended the Conference of European Ministers of Culture held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The conference brought together the signatory states of the European Cultural Convention ...

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism meets head of North – South Center of Council of Europe

21.01.2018 [15:46]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met head of the North – South Center of the Council of Europe, Ambassador Antonio Gamito during his visit to Portugal. They discussed a number of issues including, Azerbaijan`s experience in holding ...

Azerbaijan, Portugal discuss cooperation in cultural field

21.01.2018 [13:45]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Executive Director for Cultural Heritage of Portugal, Paulo Araugo Da Silva. They discussed cooperation between Azerbaijan and Portugal in the field of cultural heritage preservation ...

Azerbaijani movie demonstrated in Belgium

21.01.2018 [13:36]
A movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers "Pomegranate Garden" will be demonstrated at the Bridges Film Festival in Brussels, Belgium. 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 ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts Alexei Begov's solo exhibition

18.01.2018 [13:37]
A solo exhibition of the famous Russian artist Alexei Begov entitled "Earth and Sky" has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening ...

Azerbaijani and Austrian young musicians perform in Vienna

18.01.2018 [11:42]
A concert by the Azerbaijani and Austrian young musicians was held at the Azerbaijan Culture Center in Vienna. Opening the ceremony, director of the Culture Center Leyla Gasimova highlighted the activity of the Center. She said the Center ...

Chechen dance ensemble to perform in Baku

17.01.2018 [11:00]
The Chechen “Vainakh” dance ensemble will perform in Baku as part of “With love from Grozny” project on February 11. The ensemble’s artistic director Adnan Majidov and leading soloists will give master classes to Azerbaijani and Georgian dance ...

Jamal Aliyev to perform in London

16.01.2018 [15:55]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert in London's Wigmore Hall, London on February 13. The musician will be accompanied by Daniel Evans, (piano) ...

12th Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition to be held in France and Switzerland

15.01.2018 [14:30]
The 12th Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition will be held in France and Switzerland on March 14-18. Held every two years, the competition is supported by the French government. ...

Presentation on Azerbaijan held in Netherlands

15.01.2018 [14:20]
An event highlighting Azerbaijan`s culture was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The presentation was arranged at the Royal Industrieele Groote Club. Director of Netherlands-Azerbaijan Friendship Society Leyla Babayeva made a ...