Famous Azerbaijani musician awarded TURKSOY prize

16.02.2016 [19:53]
Famous Azerbaijani musician Alikhan Samedov was awarded a special prize of TURKSOY. Secretary General of Turksoy Dusen Kaseinov handed the award to Samedov during a concert in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The musician was honored for his contribution to ...

French Le Courrier de l’ouest newspaper: Maryam Alakbarli`s works reflect happiness and innocence

16.02.2016 [19:46]
An article highlighting life and activity of young Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli has been published by French Le Courrier de l’ouest newspaper. The article says that Maryam Alakbarli`s works reflect happiness and innocence. The article says that Maryam ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism and hotel industry promoted at Tehran exhibition

15.02.2016 [23:40]
Ten Azerbaijani tourism companies and hotels are participating in HT&T Iran Hotel, Travel & Tourism International Exhibition in Tehran. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Azerbaijan`s booth at the exhibition ...

Azerbaijan contributes to charity event in Lagos

15.02.2016 [19:17]
The only Azerbaijani national living in Nigeria, Billura Bayramova, has attended Small World charity event organized by the International Women's Organization for Charity in Lagos. The Small World charity event was saw international and national women’s groups living ...

Turkish singer gives concert in Baku

15.02.2016 [13:09]
The renowned Turkish theatre and film actor, singer Emre Kinay gave his first concert at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in the Azerbaijani capital city. He was accompanied by Turkish famous 'Sinema senfoni' orchestra and the Azerbaijani ...

YAY Gallery hosts “Something From Nothing” solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov

13.02.2016 [21:27]
YAY Gallery has hosted the opening of a solo exhibition named “Something From Nothing” by Rashad Alakbarov. It will be open until March 31. According to philosophers, the conflict is the most necessary attribute of life for conceiving ...

Director of Azerbaijani theater joins jury of international competition

13.02.2016 [19:45]
Director of Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre Aligismet Lalaev was invited to participate as a jury member in the Sixth International Competition of Young Artists of Operetta and Musical named after People's Artist of the USSR Vladimir Kurochkin, which will be ...

Azerbaijan joins international tourism exhibition in Italy

11.02.2016 [20:36]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the International Travel Fair in Milano, Italy. The Fair known as Bit (Borsa Internazionale del Turismo) is an event that brings together trade operators from all over the world, a large ...

Azerbaijani sculptor becomes honorary member of Russian Academy of Arts

10.02.2016 [18:30]
A meeting of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts was held in Moscow. President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of the USSR Zurab Tsereteli presented Yefim Zverkov award to Vice President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of ...

Azerbaijan joins International Book Fair in Minsk

10.02.2016 [18:29]
The 23 Minsk International Book Fair has started in the capital of Belarus today. Delegations from 29 countries will take part in the event, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Russia, USA ...

National clothes of Azerbaijan’s Qarabagh region displayed in Uzbekistan

10.02.2016 [17:56]
Azerbaijan Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev at the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tashkent hosted a permanent exhibition of national clothes of Qarabagh region of Azerbaijan. The exhibition demonstrates samples of men and women wedding and festive dresses of the ...

YAY Gallery to host “Something From Nothing” solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov

10.02.2016 [12:00]
YAY Gallery has announced a solo exhibition named “Something From Nothing” by Rashad Alakbarov to be held from February 12 to March 31. According to philosophers, the conflict is the most necessary attribute of life for conceiving human, since early ...

Jordanian Ambassador visits Translation Center in Baku

09.02.2016 [18:11]
Jordan's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohammad Nassar Ibrahim al-Habashneh visited Translation Center in Baku. The Director of the Center Afag Masud briefed the Ambassador on the activities of the organization. She said the center translates works by foreign writers and poets, including Arab ...

Azerbaijani pianist wins second prize of Chopin Competition in Estonia

09.02.2016 [16:18]
Azerbaijani junior pianist Narmina Ismailova won the 2nd Prize of the 11th Chopin international competition of young pianists in the Estonian town of Narva. Narmina, who performed Chopin’s Waltz in E-flat major, opus 18, also joined a traditional gala concert of winners in Tallinn accompanied by the ...

Azerbaijani movies win award in international festival in China

08.02.2016 [21:44]
The Lighthouse” (Mayak), short film called as “Black Garden” the movies by Azerbaijani filmmakers, have received award in the first Asian International Film Festival in China. The author of the script is Esmira Eyub, producer Fariz Ahmadov, cameraman Nizami Abbas, art director Ibrahim Aminov ...

Azerbaijani artist Mehriban Efendi to join Bissaya Barreto exhibition

08.02.2016 [19:19]
The Particula Space gallery of Coimbra, Portugal, on February 11 will host a Surrealism Now exhibition sponsored and organized by Bissaya Barretto, the largest fund in Portugal. The curator of the exhibition is famous surrealist painter of Portugal Santiago Ribeiro ...

Premiere of Azerbaijani composer’s work held in San Francisco

08.02.2016 [12:12]
The premiere of the famous Azerbaijani composer Firangiz Alizade’s work “Dance” has been held in San Francisco, US, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles said. Arranged within the Kronos Festival, the masterpiece of Azerbaijani composer was performed by the ...

Azerbaijan-Russia Friendship Bridge: best works to be displayed in State Duma

07.02.2016 [14:48]
The Moscow House of Nationalities hosted an award ceremony of the winners of art contest. The Azerbaijan-Russia Friendship Bridge international project has involved students from Russian and Azerbaijani schools and art centers. ...

Azerbaijan, Lebanon discuss prospects for tourism cooperation

07.02.2016 [12:22]
Azerbaijani Ambassador to Lebanon Aghasalim Shukurov has met Lebanese Minister of Tourism Michel Pharaon to discuss bilateral relations in the field of tourism. The Ambassador briefed the Minister on the history of Azerbaijan, and noted that the country achieved the historical successes thanks to ...