Young Azerbaijani pianist wins Latvia international contest

31.10.2019 [14:44]
Azerbaijan`s Leyla Zeynalova has won the 8th international contest of young pianists in Riga, Latvia. She earned three awards. A presidential scholarship holder, Leyla is a second-year student at the Baku Music Academy named after Uzeyir ...

Monument to great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi unveiled in Moscow

31.10.2019 [13:31]
A monument to great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi has been unveiled in the atrium of the All-Russian State Foreign Literature Library named after M.I.Rudomino in Moscow, Russia. The monument was opened with organizational support ...

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends 8th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art VIDEO

30.10.2019 [17:24]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has participated in the 8th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art held at Russia`s State Tretyakov Gallery. The exhibition features over 50 works of 34 artists from 11 countries ...

Azerbaijan joins Global Healthcare Travel Forum

30.10.2019 [10:34]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Ruslan Guliyev, President of the Azerbaijan Health and Thermal Tourism Support Association, has participated in the International Healthcare Travel Forum (IHTF) 2019 held in Amman, Jordan ...

European Union to conduct Cultural Heritage Festival

25.10.2019 [14:47]
The European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan will hold the 2nd edition of “Fantazia” Cultural Heritage Festival from November 1-15 in Baku, Ganja and Nij village of Gabala. The purpose of the “Fantazia” Festival, named after Baku's ...

Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring

21.10.2019 [12:19]
The coastal Astara region of Azerbaijan is lushly forested and is known especially for its citrus fruits. Rising rapidly behind this narrow fringe, the first phalanx of wooded hills are vaguely evocative of South-East Asia with big slightly sparse tree cover on ...

Concert marking Independence Day of Azerbaijan held in park of Heydar Aliyev Center

21.10.2019 [11:57]
A concert marking the 28th anniversary of the Azerbaijan’s Independence has been held in the park of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Many famous people, intellectuals, as well as Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Splendor of ancient baths of Azerbaijan

18.10.2019 [11:36]
Bathhouses in Azerbaijan have always occupied a special place in people's lives, being a favorite place for the pleasure of body and spirit. In the baths, people rested, communicated, made important connections and concluded deals. Most of these ...

650th birth anniversary of Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi celebrated at UNESCO headquarters VIDEO

17.10.2019 [13:32]
A solemn ceremony to mark the 650th birth anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi has been held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Addressing the event, Azerbaijan’s Permanent Representative ...

Rasim Balayev: Planting trees adorns the land

16.10.2019 [19:06]
“Planting trees adorns the land and is an act of benevolence, which of course the land itself will benefit from. Green areas are beauty of life and it means fresh air,” People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Rasim Balayev has told AZERTAC. ...

Nizami Cinema Center hosts presentation of documentary commemorating Russian poet Andrey Dementyev

16.10.2019 [12:32]
Nizami Cinema Center has hosted a presentation of a documentary “One life, one love" commemorating a famous Russian poet, Honored Artist, laureate of the State Prize Andrey Dementyev. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Maharram Gasimli: Planting 650,000 trees is a nice initiative for green environment

16.10.2019 [10:11]
“Planting 650,000 trees is a nice initiative for green environment,” chairman of Azerbaijan Ashugs Union Maharram Gasimli has told AZERTAC. He hailed Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s noble initiative to plant 650,000 trees in Azerbaijan in one day ...

Aligismat Lalayev: Planting 650,000 trees is a great humane move

15.10.2019 [20:00]
“A total of 650,000 trees will be planted in one day in our country on the 650th anniversary of the great poet Imadaddin Nasimi. This campaign initiated by Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva is a massive, benevolent project and a great humane move,” Director of Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre ...

Azerbaijan featured at “Irvine Global Village Festival” in California

15.10.2019 [14:49]
Azerbaijan was featured at the “Irvine Global Village Festival” held on October 12-13 in Irvine, California. Recognized as one of the premier multicultural festivals in California, the festival is a mosaic of food, dance, and musical performances of more than 50 cultures ...

Leyla Aliyeva’s book of poems published in Ankara VIDEO

15.10.2019 [14:23]
A Turkish version of the book of poems “You are like a flame” by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, poetess Leyla Aliyeva has been published in Ankara, Turkey. The book was published by the Eurasian Writers Union as part of the ...

Azerbaijan, Russia discuss development of cultural cooperation

11.10.2019 [19:52]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with a Russian delegation led by advisor to the Minister of Culture Mikhail Kozhemyakin. Garayev hailed the development of cultural relations between Azerbaijan and Russia ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism promoted at Pakistan Travel Mart expo

10.10.2019 [12:25]
Fourteen Azerbaijani travel companies have exhibited their products and services at Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM) exhibition held in Karachi. The companies highlighted Azerbaijan`s potential in various areas of tourism, as well as the county`s attractions, hotels, national cuisine, and tourist routes ...

Azerbaijan`s stand installed at 12th Black Sea Tourism Forum in Varna

10.10.2019 [09:25]
Azerbaijan`s Embassy to Bulgaria has installed a national stand at the 12th Tourism Black Sea Forum in Varna, Bulgaria. The stand promoted tourism potential and culture of Azerbaijan, featuring souvenirs, samples of national cuisine, wines, booklets and other printing material ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants

09.10.2019 [16:18]
In Azerbaijan, there are nine national parks scattered throughout the country and characterized by high natural diversity. They are inhabited by hundreds of species of rare representatives of the fauna and flora listed in the Red Book. Unlike nature reserves, which, as a rule, do not allow tourists, National Parks are open to the public ...