Azerbaijani official attends 7th ordinary session of conference of parties to 2005 Convention on Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions

08.06.2019 [17:21]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture Sevda Mammadaliyeva has attended the seventh ordinary session of the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts 1st Autism Culture festival

01.06.2019 [12:24]
The First Autism Culture Festival of children with autism spectrum disorder has been held in Azerbaijan. The event was co-organized by “Happy future of children”, "Together and Healthy" public unions and "Umid var" charity volunteers with the support ...

“Word” project in a new presentation

25.05.2019 [12:08]
A presentation of “Word” project in a new format has been held at the Art Gallery Hotel. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. Director of the project Nigar Hasanzade thanked Leyla Aliyeva for supporting the ...

Nizami Cinema Center hosts presentation of “My little prince” animated film

23.05.2019 [23:51]
A presentation of “My little prince” animated film by Azanfilm studio has been held at the Nizami Cinema Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. In his opening remarks, First Secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker ...

Exhibition of well-known artist Zurab Tsereteli opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

23.05.2019 [17:07]
Well-known artist Zurab Tsereteli`s exhibition titled “Possible Dimensions” has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The Moscow Museum of Modern Art together with the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Russian Academy of Arts present the “Possible Dimensions” exhibition ...

Policy of multiculturalism and coexistence of Jewish community in Azerbaijan

23.05.2019 [13:00]
Religious freedom for Jewish communities is rare. Surprisingly, one of the countries that allows the Jewish Community to practice freely is Azerbaijan, a predominantly Muslim country. Azerbaijan is 96 percent Muslim and has over 2,000 Mosques ...

® Gazelli Art House Baku presents “Labyrinths of Light” by artist Stanley Casselman

20.05.2019 [18:15]
Gazelli Art House Baku has presented “Labyrinths of Light”, a four year survey of the artist Stanley Casselman, curated by David Anfam. This exhibition marks Casselman’s second solo show with the gallery and includes a concise selection from the ...

Molla Panah Vagif - founder of realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry

20.05.2019 [12:26]
Vagif is prominent in the history of Azerbaijan due to his literary and political activities. He was a great poet, the founder of the new realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry, and also an Eshikagasi, the minister of foreign affairs in the Karabakh khanate ...

Azerbaijan`s Chingiz Mustafayev into grand final of Eurovision 2019 VIDEO

17.05.2019 [09:00]
Azerbaijan`s Chingiz Mustafayev has become one of the contestants to compete in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. The countries that advanced to the final in the second semi-final are the Netherlands, Sweden, North Macedonia ...

Azerbaijani art masters join Asian Culture Carnival

16.05.2019 [14:12]
Azerbaijani art masters have attended the opening ceremony of the Asian Culture Carnival as part of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China. President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping addressed the participants of the Carnival hosted ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation arranges Azerbaijan`s pavilion at 58th Venice Biennale

14.05.2019 [21:39]
Azerbaijan`s pavilion has been presented at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the pavilion features works by Azerbaijani artists and sculptors ...

Azerbaijan`s pavilion opens at Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition VIDEO

14.05.2019 [18:43]
A ceremony has been held to inaugurate Azerbaijan`s pavilion at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition, Beijing Expo 2019. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the ceremony ...

“My way passes through Karabakh” drawing exhibition opens at Baku Book Center

09.05.2019 [12:50]
A ceremony has been held at the Baku Book Center to launch a drawing exhibition called “My way passes through Karabakh” and a catalogue of the same name. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue wraps up in Baku

03.05.2019 [20:16]
The 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue under the motto "Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict” has ended in Baku. Addressing the closing ceremony, Executive Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations ...

Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand wins six nominations at 2019 Transform Awards MENA

01.05.2019 [21:28]
Azerbaijan’s new tourism brand has won six nominations at the Transform Awards Middle East and North Africa event, which is organized annually by Transform, famous global magazine for rebranding and brand development. According to Azerbaijan State Tourism Agency, the country’s new brand “Take another look” ...

Indonesian media highlights Azerbaijan`s religious tourism

01.05.2019 [17:30]
The Indonesian Antara News Agency, Republika newspaper, Merahputih news portal have published articles about Azerbaijan`s religious tourism. The articles highlight the country`s geographical location, history, culture and religion ...

Amazing mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan

30.04.2019 [19:03]
Azerbaijan can claim to be the site of almost half of the world`s mud volcanoes, with estimates putting that figure of 50 percent still at a lowly 400 or so. These are concentrated around the mineral rich coastline of the Caspian Sea, an arid desert like place, only accessible by a driver whose willing to get his car muddy ...

Birth of Azerbaijani opera music

30.04.2019 [13:55]
Being a country where the east integrates with the west always made Azerbaijani culture unique. Thus, the culture reflects modernism of the west and traditionalism of the east at the same time. As the crucial part of it, Azerbaijani music was also affected by these influences ...

Azerbaijan joins international ATM 2019 tourism fair in UAE

29.04.2019 [12:27]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2019) tourism fair in Dubai, the UAE. Azerbaijan Airlines and Heydar Aliyev International Airport are among participants of the four-day tourism fair. Representatives ...