Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva views “Live Life” exhibition

03.07.2019 [22:32]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has viewed “Live Life” exhibition and met with students who are on a summer internship under the international exhibition project ...

Children treated to unforgettable entertainment show on the Caspian shore

03.07.2019 [20:51]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has attended another entertainment show organized by the Foundation for nearly 200 children deprived of parental care and in need of special care. The show was held at Dalga Beach resort on the shore of the Caspian Sea ...

Awesome Absheron: Gobustan, Gala and Yanardag

03.07.2019 [19:24]
Azerbaijan is a country with an ancient history and rich culture, and its lands keep imprints of human development at all stages. Time has preserved for us many archaeological and architectural monuments of the past. And the Absheron Peninsula in this regard is of particular value. Proof of this are the unique stone ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture meets with Permanent Delegate of Saint Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO

03.07.2019 [13:18]
Chairman of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with Permanent Delegate of Saint Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO David Doyle. ...

5 main attractions of Baku Fortress

02.07.2019 [14:17]
Thanks to the once impregnable fortress walls of the Baku Fortress, the medieval city of Icherisheher, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has reached our days almost unchanged. In the center of this magnificent historical and architectural reserve ...

The seeds of culture of peace may be cultivated only through dialogue and mutual respect, First Vice-President

01.07.2019 [21:02]
“Cultural heritage offers us a shared sense of belonging to a great story of humanity. It is our strong belief that the seeds of culture of peace may be cultivated only through dialogue and mutual respect,” said First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva as she made a speech at the opening ...

First Vice-President: In the last ten years our activity on preservation of the World Cultural Heritage has covered a wide geography

01.07.2019 [20:41]
“Azerbaijan’s devotion to the values and ideals of UNESCO goes beyond its national borders. In the last ten years our activity on preservation of the World Cultural Heritage has covered a wide geography,” said First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva as she addressed the opening ceremony of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee ...

First plenary meeting of 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee kicks off

01.07.2019 [15:46]
The first plenary meeting as part of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has got underway at Baku Convention Center. The session agenda was announced. The event also heard the reports from representatives of member states ...

UNESCO Director-General visits Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve VIDEO

30.06.2019 [15:04]
Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay has visited Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve. She first viewed the exhibits at a museum created in the territory of the reserve. In 2007 Gobustan was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered to be of “outstanding ...

Azerbaijan sees double-digit growth in number of incoming tourists in May

28.06.2019 [20:25]
The number of tourist flow to Azerbaijan increased 18 percent in May of 2019, which is 246,000 foreign citizens more in comparison with the same period of the last year, according to the State Tourism Agency. ...

Baku hosts 3rd World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum

27.06.2019 [14:48]
As part of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, the 3rd World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum has kicked off at Baku Convention Center. The event is co-organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, the UNESCO World Heritage Center, the International Centre ...

Japan`s IHI phylarmonic orchestra to perform Gara Garayev`s ballet

24.06.2019 [21:58]
Japan`s IHI philharmonic orchestra will perform fragments from Azerbaijani world-renowned composer Gara Garayev`s “Seven beauties” ballet. Organized by Azerbaijani embassy in Japan, the concert will be held in Tokyo`s Toyosu ...

China Daily: Mugham - national heritage of Azerbaijan, pearl of world music art

24.06.2019 [18:18]
China Daily newspaper has published an article headlined “Mugham, a national heritage of Azerbaijan, is a pearl of the world music art”. The article reads: “The meaning of the word "Mugham" is interpreted as "God sent music". And for its numerous ...

Azercell presents its new brand identity VIDEO

22.06.2019 [12:07]
The leader of the telecommunications sector of Azerbaijan, Azercell is stepping into the new era in its course of activity. The new brand identity of the company was revealed to the public at the event that took place at the Heydar Aliyev Center, with ...

Montenegro hosts cultural event "Azerbaijani folk music and dances" VIDEO

22.06.2019 [12:05]
The Azerbaijan-Montenegro Cultural and Economic Center has hosted an event entitled "Azerbaijani folk music and dances" at the Montenegrin National Theater. The event was attended by state and government officials of Montenegro, MPs, art and culture figures ...

Mugham - national heritage of Azerbaijan, pearl of world music art

21.06.2019 [16:24]
Mugham, a national heritage of Azerbaijan, is a pearl of the world music art. The meaning of the word “Mugham” is interpreted as “God sent music”. And for its numerous admirers - it is not only a beautiful lyrical melody, but also a state of mind, a way to merge with the world and a kind of cosmic ...

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood gazebo

20.06.2019 [15:55]
A statue of Marilyn Monroe was stolen Monday from a more than two-story public art piece in Hollywood, according to The Associated Press. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film ...

IDEA, UNWTO sign MoU

17.06.2019 [20:15]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili. The meeting featured the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between ...

Filmmakers of "Endless Corridor" receive IEPF highest award "Karabakh"

14.06.2019 [10:44]
The Center for Youth Employment in Druskininkai has hosted the screening of the documentary “Endless Corridor” and awarding ceremony for the filmmakers of the documentary with the highest award of the International Eurasia Press Fund “Karabakh”, Eurasia Diary told AZERTAC ...