Molla Panah Vagif - founder of realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry

20.05.2019 [12:26]
Vagif is prominent in the history of Azerbaijan due to his literary and political activities. He was a great poet, the founder of the new realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry, and also an Eshikagasi, the minister of foreign affairs in the Karabakh khanate ...

Azerbaijan`s Chingiz Mustafayev into grand final of Eurovision 2019 VIDEO

17.05.2019 [09:00]
Azerbaijan`s Chingiz Mustafayev has become one of the contestants to compete in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. The countries that advanced to the final in the second semi-final are the Netherlands, Sweden, North Macedonia ...

Azerbaijani art masters join Asian Culture Carnival

16.05.2019 [14:12]
Azerbaijani art masters have attended the opening ceremony of the Asian Culture Carnival as part of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China. President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping addressed the participants of the Carnival hosted ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges Azerbaijan`s pavilion at 58th Venice Biennale

14.05.2019 [21:39]
Azerbaijan`s pavilion has been presented at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the pavilion features works by Azerbaijani artists and sculptors ...

Azerbaijan`s pavilion opens at Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition VIDEO

14.05.2019 [18:43]
A ceremony has been held to inaugurate Azerbaijan`s pavilion at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition, Beijing Expo 2019. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the ceremony ...

“My way passes through Karabakh” drawing exhibition opens at Baku Book Center

09.05.2019 [12:50]
A ceremony has been held at the Baku Book Center to launch a drawing exhibition called “My way passes through Karabakh” and a catalogue of the same name. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue wraps up in Baku

03.05.2019 [20:16]
The 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue under the motto "Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict” has ended in Baku. Addressing the closing ceremony, Executive Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations ...

Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand wins six nominations at 2019 Transform Awards MENA

01.05.2019 [21:28]
Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand has won six nominations at the Transform Awards Middle East and North Africa event, which is organized annually by Transform, famous global magazine for rebranding and brand development. According to Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency, the country’s new brand “Take another look” ...

Indonesian media highlights Azerbaijan`s religious tourism

01.05.2019 [17:30]
The Indonesian Antara News Agency, Republika newspaper, Merahputih news portal have published articles about Azerbaijan`s religious tourism. The articles highlight the country`s geographical location, history, culture and religion ...

Amazing mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan

30.04.2019 [19:03]
Azerbaijan can claim to be the site of almost half of the world`s mud volcanoes, with estimates putting that figure of 50 percent still at a lowly 400 or so. These are concentrated around the mineral rich coastline of the Caspian Sea, an arid desert like place, only accessible by a driver whose willing to get his car muddy ...

Birth of Azerbaijani opera music

30.04.2019 [13:55]
Being a country where the east integrates with the west always made Azerbaijani culture unique. Thus, the culture reflects modernism of the west and traditionalism of the east at the same time. As the crucial part of it, Azerbaijani music was also affected by these influences ...

Azerbaijan joins international ATM 2019 tourism fair in UAE

29.04.2019 [12:27]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019) tourism fair in Dubai, the UAE. Azerbaijan Airlines and Heydar Aliyev International Airport are among participants of the four-day tourism fair. Representatives ...

Baku to host first American Film Festival

26.04.2019 [21:15]
In cooperation with the Park Cinema, the United States Embassy in Azerbaijan will sponsor the first American Film Festival in Baku. All films will be shown at the Park Cinema Flame Towers on May 1-5, 2019 and will showcase the Power of the Human ...

7th Meeting of UNESCO National Commissions and Committees of TURKSOY Member Countries held in Osh

24.04.2019 [21:07]
The 7th meeting of the UNESCO National Commissions and Committees of TURKSOY Member Countries has been held in the city of Osh, Kyrgyz Republic.Addressing the event, Ambassador-at-Large, Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO ...

History of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

24.04.2019 [19:40]
The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum presents different schools and techniques from around the entire country, as well as covering various historical states and the development of carpet weaving. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Among the exhibits are a spectacular Tabriz rug, called Ovchulug, and a Karabakh rug, the Dragon Carpet ...

Azerbaijani food and agriculture products showcased at Beijing festival

22.04.2019 [21:00]
Samples of Azerbaijani cuisine and agricultural products have been on display at an international culinary festival "Bitter and spicy" in Beijing. This year`s festival gathered more than 50 foreign and Chinese food and beverage suppliers ...

Khinalig - Azerbaijan`s ancient village

22.04.2019 [18:19]
Khinalig is the ancient village in Azerbaijan. The village is located an hour drive along a new road from Guba city. Khinalig has developed its own culture and traditions, and even its own language. The village is over 5,000 years old. For centuries, this village was cut off from the rest of civilization by the tall mountains and dangerous rocky cliffs ...

Exhibition of Azerbaijani photographer held in Los Angeles

22.04.2019 [12:30]
The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has hosted a photo exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani ...

France 24: Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan

20.04.2019 [12:22]
The influential France 24 TV channel’s website has published an article highlighting the healing properties of Naftalan oil. Headlined “Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan”, the article underlines that the properties of the oil extracted from Azerbaijan's north-western city of Naftalan ...