Azerbaijani artist`s exhibition launched in Chisinau

14.07.2016 [20:36]
Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Moldova and the Baku International Multiculturalism Center have co-organized an exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Mir Teymur Mammadov entitled “Through centuries” in Chisinau. Participants in the event included Azerbaijan`s Ambassador Namig Aliyev ...

Azerbaijani film “Nabat” to be demonstrated in Hiroshima

14.07.2016 [12:05]
Current year, the commemorative events for the next anniversary of the nuclear bombardment of Hiroshima will include demonstration of films. Six films of different years, produced in different countries, have been invited for participation in the 'War and Peace' international ...

Exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan opens in Poland

13.07.2016 [17:18]
An exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan has opened in the Polish capital of Warsaw. The exhibition was organized by Azerbaijan’s Embassy to Poland at the Bank Square. The exhibition features photos reflecting the historical monuments of Azerbaijan ...

AR-TIM Project Space to host Iranian Artist’s “Prospect off the slope” exhibition

13.07.2016 [14:55]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space is organizing personal show of Iranian resident Neda Zarfsaz “Prospect off the slope” at the ARTIM Project Space on July 15th, 2016. Neda Zarfsaz was offered temporary working space at YARAT Studios and was supported to develop works that will be presented ...

KCRW radio interviews cookbook author Feride Buyuran

13.07.2016 [13:01]
The Californian radio KCRW has aired the host of Good Food program Evan Kleiman's interview with Feride Buyuran, author of the cookbook "Pomegranates and Saffron". The interview explored the food of Azerbaijan within its historical and cultural context, including ...

World Heritage Committee opens in Istanbul

11.07.2016 [20:50]
The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee has today opened in Istanbul, Turkey, under the chairmanship of Lale Ulker, Ambassador, Director General of Cultural Affairs and Promotion Abroad of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Silk Way Travel offers affordable holiday in Turkey - from $149

01.07.2016 [20:48]
Silk Way Travel offers super-favorable tour packages to the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Antalya. Within the campaign one can buy tour packages to Istanbul for a period of 3 days/2 nights at the following prices ...

Azerbaijani FM addresses letter to German counterpart

01.07.2016 [18:17]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov addressed a letter to German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the cultural relations between the two countries and 200th anniversary of the German settlements in Azerbaijan ...

UNWTO Secretary-General hails Azerbaijan’s activity in the organization

01.07.2016 [17:26]
Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai has praised Azerbaijan`s activity in the organization as he met with the country`s Ambassador to Spain Anar Maharramov. He applauded Azerbaijan-UNWTO cooperation as ...

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism meets UN High Representative for Alliance of Civilizations

30.06.2016 [19:01]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations. The sides discussed the cooperation between Azerbaijan and the UN Alliance of Civilizations ...

“Azerbaijan is UN’s reliable partner”

29.06.2016 [21:20]
“Azerbaijan is UN’s reliable partner,” said Mogens Lykketoft, president of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly as he met Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev. The minister informed Lykketoft about the high level of relations between ...

Book on Azerbaijani cuisine launched in California

29.06.2016 [18:29]
А book presentation and signing event for Pomegranates and Saffron cookbook took place in the test kitchen of Melissa’s Produce in Vernon, CA. Melissa’s Produce is the largest distributor of specialty produce in the United States. About 30 people—food writers, bloggers, and ...

Azerbaijan Opera and Ballet Theater to join International Festival in Germany

29.06.2016 [16:45]
Today the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre will close the 107-th theatrical season with Gara Garayev's ‘Don Quixote’ and ‘Layla and Majnun’ ballets. The Theater is planning to take part in the 9th International Opera Festival Gut Immling in Germany. The tour will take place from 1 to 9 August with support ...

Number of UAE nationals visiting Azerbaijan increased 30 times

28.06.2016 [17:51]
"Compared with May of last year the number of nationals of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visiting Azerbaijan grew by 30 times," Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said. UAE's Atlantis Holidays company and Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism ...

Azerbaijani young jazz pianist to perform in UK

28.06.2016 [14:49]
Young jazz pianist Elchin Shirinov will perform in London. The concert will take place in “Spice of life jazz” club on July 3. Elchin is a unique talent making careful synthesizes of African American music and mugham, a unique national music, which leads one to ...

Azerbaijan`s People`s Writer joins 15th session of Board of Directors in Romania

28.06.2016 [14:32]
Azerbaijani People's writer Chingiz Abdullayev has participated in the 15th meeting of the Board of Directors and General Assembly of the International Foundation for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea (International Fund) in Bucharest ...

Rai 1 channel hails Azerbaijan as new tourist destination

26.06.2016 [18:21]
Italian Rai 1 TV channel, which provided a live broadcast of Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe from Baku City Circuit, hailed Azerbaijan as one of the new destinations for Italian tourists. In its reports, the channel praised historical and cultural legacy of the ...

Works by young Azerbaijani artists exhibited in Budapest

26.06.2016 [14:01]
An exhibition of three young Azerbaijani artists Narmina Veliyeva, Shakhla Gakhramanli and Gunay Hasanova has been held in Budapest. The five-day exhibition was organized through funding from the Council of State Support ...

'Number of tourists from Iran to Azerbaijan increased'

26.06.2016 [13:53]
"The number of tourists coming from Iran to Azerbaijan has increased," Azerbaijan's Ministry of Culture and Tourism said. "This growth is driven by common historical and cultural values and geographical ...