Azerbaijan, Iran to host reciprocal culture days in 2017
"Azerbaijan and Iran will organize reciprocal culture days in 2017," said Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev as he met with Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology, co-chairman of Azerbaijan-Iran Intergovernmental Commission on Economic ...
AZERTAC photographer named artist of International Federation of Photographic Art
Ilgar Jafarov, a photo correspondent of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC), has been given the title of FIAP artist by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP). Over hundred photographs from Jafarov’s portfolio have been demonstrated ...
Prominent mugham singer Aghakhan Abdullayev laid to rest
On December 26, prominent mugham singer, People’s Artist of Azerbaijan, holder of the individual presidential pension Aghakhan Abdullayev was laid to rest in Turkan village cemetery. Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva ...
“Colours of Anatolia” concert held in Baku
A concert of Turkish music and folk dances named “Colours of Anatolia” was held at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The organizers of the concert were the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey and Yunus Emre Institute in Baku ...
Poetry night with initiative vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation held in Baku
A poetry night with the initiative of the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva was held at the National Museum of Art in Baku. The event was arranged within the “Word” literary project. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended ...
Number of contemporary architectural samples increased
I often visit Baku where eyewitness increase of the number of samples of modern architecture. This was stated by Paolo Del Bianco, the founder of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation in his interview with AZERTAC ...
Exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan`s modern architecture organized in Florence VIDEO
An exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan`s modern architecture was organized in Florence, Italy. Co-organized by the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction, the event brought ...
Baku to host “Colours of Anatolia” concert program
A concert of Turkish music and folk dances named “Colours of Anatolia” will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The organizers of the concert are the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey and Yunus Emre Institute in Baku ...
"Zima" Children Music Festival wraps up in Baku
The final concert of the "Zima" Children Music Festival has been held at Heydar Aliyev Palace. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. The festival aims to reveal creative potential of talented children and adolescents and ...
Azerbaijan`s movie screened at international film festival in India
A movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers “Icherisheher” (Old City) was demonstrated at the 21st Kerala international Film Festival in India. The film shot in psychological drama genre was directed by Tahmina Rafaella ...
Azerbaijani, Portuguese musicians give joint concert in Baku
Azerbaijani musicians and Portuguese Trio Daniel Pereira teamed for a joint concert in Baku’s Mugham Center as part of a "Sound Waves" ethno festival. Prior to the concert, Ambassador of Portugal to Azerbaijan Maria Joao Lopes-Cardoso said that last spring ...
Azerbaijan to have direct flights with 100 major European cities until 2025
Azerbaijan plans to have direct flights with 100 major European cities until 2025 as the country endorsed “Strategic road maps for the national economy and main economic sectors”. One of the key priorities set by the strategic road map is increasing the number ...
"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer Arif Malikov presented
"Full collection of musical works" of outstanding Azerbaijani composer, People`s Artist, holder of State and Heydar Aliyev awards, full member of ANAS, professor Arif Malikov has been presented at Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall named after Muslim ...
Azerbaijani movie screened at international festival in Kyrgyzstan
A short film called as “Black Garden” the movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers, was demonstrated at the 6th International Film Festival "Kyrgyzstan - land of short films". "Black Garden" (Kara Bakh) was screened by young director Amil Mamiyev ...
"World of Islam and tolerance in Azerbaijan" photo exhibition opens in Baku
"The world of Islam and tolerance in Azerbaijan " photo exhibition was held in "Gallery 1969" exhibition hall co-organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MYS) and Azerbaijan Photographers Union. Indira Hajiyeva, Head of Department of the Ministry of Youth and Sports spoke ...
Rashid Behbudov's centennial marked in Baku VIDEO
A solemn ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijani singer Rashid Behbudov was held at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The event was organized under the order of President Ilham Aliyev. Prior to the ceremony the event participants viewed a photo stand which ...
First Azerbaijani national jewelry brand presented at Carpet Museum
“Resm”, the first Azerbaijani national jewelry brand has presented its unique collection “Wheels of history” at the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum on December 14. The collection is dedicated to the regions of country ...
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism attends 11th session of Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Sevda Mammadaliyeva has participated in the 11th meeting of the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of the UNESCO. As part of the visit, Sevda Mammadaliyeva held discussions with member countries of the World Heritage ...
Azerbaijani movies screened at International Film Festival in India
The Azerbaijani movies “Lesson” and “His father” were demonstrated at the 5th Delhi International Film Festival. The film "Lesson" was made at the order of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism by the Azerbaijanfilm studio named after Cafar Cabbarli. The film was scripted by Elza Agayeva ...