Amalfi Coast – picturesque landscape and extravagantly rugged coast in Italy

13.09.2022 [18:30]
The Amalfi Coast is an extravagantly beautiful stretch of rugged coast in Campania, Italy, at the edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula. The region is known for its rugged cliffs, jutting down into the turquoise blue, foaming waters of the Mediterranean ...

Fifth ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival announces winners

13.09.2022 [14:42]
From September 7 to 11, the 5th ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival was held at the Nizami Cinema Center. During five days, 121 different animated films for children and adults from 29 countries were shown at the festival. This year, festival’s theme was the "Climate Change ...

Azerbaijan joins Festival of National Cultures in Belarus

12.09.2022 [18:49]
An Azerbaijani delegation has participated at the Festival of National Cultures held on the occasion of the 855th anniversary of the city of Gomel, Belarus. At the festival, the representatives of the "Congress of Azerbaijani Communities" ...

Azerbaijan to host 14th International Uzeyir Hajibeyli Music Festival

12.09.2022 [17:48]
The 14th International Uzeyir Hajibeyli Music Festival will be held from September 18 to 26. Musicians from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, France, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Turkiye, US, as well as local musicians will perform in Baku, Ganja ...

‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ wins best film at Venice Film Festival

11.09.2022 [13:23]
“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” directed by Laura Poitras, was awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday by a competition jury led by Julianne Moore, according to The New York Times. The film, about the photographer Nan Goldin ...

Karbalayi Safikhan Karabakhi – one of famous representatives of Karabakh architecture school

10.09.2022 [18:23]
Karbalayi Safikhan Karabakhi was an Azerbaijani architect and one of the prominent representatives of the Karabakh architecture school. He made a special contribution to the development of architecture of Karabakh ...

Azerbaijan, Tajikistan discuss prospects for development of cultural cooperation

10.09.2022 [15:53]
A delegation of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture has attended the 37th meeting of the Council for Cultural Cooperation of the CIS member states held under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan in the city of Nur-Sultan. As part of the visit, Chief of Staff of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture Vugar Mammadov ...

Azerbaijani film presented at Busan International Film Festival

10.09.2022 [10:37]
Azerbaijani film "Destruction" was presented at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), one of the most significant film festivals in the world. Director and screenwriter of the film is Igor Smola, director of photography is Natig Husiyev, and the producers are Elvin Adigozal, Yekaterina Bordachova ...

Royal Domain of Drottningholm – finest example of European royal residence, UNESCO World Heritage site in Sweden

10.09.2022 [10:36]
The Royal Domain of Drottningholm stands on an island in Lake Mälar in a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden. With its castle, perfectly preserved theatre (built in 1766), Chinese pavilion and gardens, it is the finest example of an 18th-century north European royal residence inspired by the Palace of Versailles. ...

Ahmad Nakhchivani - a prominent medieval Azerbaijani architecture

09.09.2022 [19:17]
Ahmad ibn Ayyub al-Hafiz Nakhchivani is one of the prominent medieval Azerbaijani architectures, who played an important role in the development of architecture of Nakhchivan by creating monuments and buildings in the style of Nakhchivan School of architecture ...

Peyto Lake – majestic glacial lake in Banff National Park of Canada

09.09.2022 [18:24]
Peyto Lake is a glacier-fed lake in Banff National Park which is located in southern Alberta along the shared border with British Columbia in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Similar to many other glacier-fed lakes in Banff National Park, Peyto Lake is a brilliant blue during the summer months ...

Azerbaijani movie screened at Venice International Film Festival

09.09.2022 [11:37]
Azerbaijani film "Banu" was screened at the 79th Venice International Film Festival, said the film's director and lead actress Tahmina Rafaella as she shared the photos from the premiere on her social media account. Honored Artist Malak Abbaszade, as well as Zaur Shafiyev, Kabira Hashimli ...

Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church – UNESCO World Heritage site in heart of London

08.09.2022 [18:34]
The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s Church lie next to the River Thames in the heart of London, the United Kingdom. With their intricate silhouettes, they have symbolised monarchy ...

Azerbaijani film “Sermon to the Fish” film to be screened in South Korea

08.09.2022 [15:32]
"Sermon to the Fish" movie by Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov will be screened as part of the "A Window on Asian Cinema" section of the "Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), on October 5-14, in South Korea ...

Experience a blissful African safari in South Luangwa National Park

07.09.2022 [19:35]
Established as a national park in 1972, South Luangwa National Park is located in eastern Zambia, at the tail end of Africa's Great Rift Valley. Known to locals as simply 'the South Park,' it was initially founded as the Luangwa Game Park in 1904 ...

Atomium - popular tourist attraction in capital of Europe, an art centre and an international symbol of Brussels and Belgium

07.09.2022 [17:22]
The Atomium in Brussels is nine interconnected spheres intended to symbolize the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Renovated as a major national event between 2004 and 2006, the Atomium - which was not intended to survive Brussels World's Fair (1958) for which it was the flagship construction - is today ...

Titicaca Lake - largest freshwater lake in South America and highest of the world's large lakes

07.09.2022 [14:10]
Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest lake navigable to large vessels, lying at 3,810 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains of South America, astride the border between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. Titicaca is one of less than twenty ancient lakes on earth, and is thought to be there million years old ...

Turkish museum displays Nature God ‘Dionysus’ for the first time in 92 years

06.09.2022 [19:39]
Artifacts attributed to the Nature God “Dionysus” who had an important place in Greek mythology, are on display as part of the "You Will See What You Didn't See" project carried out at a museum in Türkiye’s western province of Izmir. Statue heads belonging to “Dionysos” are being exhibited in the Izmir Archeology Museum ...

Duo show by Edgar Duvivier and Dami Andres to launch Baku International Jazz Festival

06.09.2022 [17:48]
Edgar Duvivier (saxophone) and Dami Andres (guitar) will be the first performers at the 17th Baku International Jazz Festival which will be held with the support of the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture. The duo will share the same stage with Tofig Jabbarov (percussion) and Denis Fontura ...