Baku to host first American Film Festival

26.04.2019 [21:15]
In cooperation with the Park Cinema, the United States Embassy in Azerbaijan will sponsor the first American Film Festival in Baku. All films will be shown at the Park Cinema Flame Towers on May 1-5, 2019 and will showcase the Power of the Human ...

7th Meeting of UNESCO National Commissions and Committees of TURKSOY Member Countries held in Osh

24.04.2019 [21:07]
The 7th meeting of the UNESCO National Commissions and Committees of TURKSOY Member Countries has been held in the city of Osh, Kyrgyz Republic.Addressing the event, Ambassador-at-Large, Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO ...

History of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

24.04.2019 [19:40]
The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum presents different schools and techniques from around the entire country, as well as covering various historical states and the development of carpet weaving. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Among the exhibits are a spectacular Tabriz rug, called Ovchulug, and a Karabakh rug, the Dragon Carpet ...

Azerbaijani food and agriculture products showcased at Beijing festival

22.04.2019 [21:00]
Samples of Azerbaijani cuisine and agricultural products have been on display at an international culinary festival "Bitter and spicy" in Beijing. This year`s festival gathered more than 50 foreign and Chinese food and beverage suppliers ...

Khinalig - Azerbaijan`s ancient village

22.04.2019 [18:19]
Khinalig is the ancient village in Azerbaijan. The village is located an hour drive along a new road from Guba city. Khinalig has developed its own culture and traditions, and even its own language. The village is over 5,000 years old. For centuries, this village was cut off from the rest of civilization by the tall mountains and dangerous rocky cliffs ...

Exhibition of Azerbaijani photographer held in Los Angeles

22.04.2019 [12:30]
The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has hosted a photo exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani ...

France 24: Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan

20.04.2019 [12:22]
The influential France 24 TV channel’s website has published an article highlighting the healing properties of Naftalan oil. Headlined “Crude oil touted as health cure in Azerbaijan”, the article underlines that the properties of the oil extracted from Azerbaijan's north-western city of Naftalan ...

Lerik’s unique Museum of Longevity

17.04.2019 [14:17]
There is a museum in Lerik region on Azerbaijan’s southern border, a museum dedicated to centenarians, the only one of its kind. Azerbaijan enjoys natural and mysterious abundance. Every nook, every region and the splendidly rich flora and fauna intrigue all who pass through. Talysh Mountains with their unique trees ...

Azerbaijan featured at “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books” VIDEO

16.04.2019 [16:31]
Azerbaijan was featured at the “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books” held on April 13-14 at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Attended by over 150,000 people, this is the largest book festival in the United States ...

Countdown begins for 30th Ankara International Film Festival

15.04.2019 [19:33]
Organized by the World Mass Media Research Foundation, the 30th Ankara International Film Festival will bring 120 films to the screens between April 18 and 28. Eleven films will be in the competition of the festival ...

Baku sightseeing

15.04.2019 [11:00]
By the 11th and 12th centuries, Baku had become a large commercial seaport on the Caspian Sea. For safety reasons, the Shirvanshah dynasty initiated a large-scale building project to strengthen the city’s fortification works. A fortress, protected with three rows of walls ...

Azerbaijani schoolchild to be a member of Kids Jury at international festival

14.04.2019 [11:16]
The organizers of ANIMAFILM Baku International festival held a meeting with the pupils of Landau School in Baku. The children were happy to host Elchin Hami Akhundov, the well-known animation director of Azerbaijan. He took this opportunity to explain the process of creating animated films to the schoolchildren ...

Yanar Bulag – unusual fire spring

13.04.2019 [15:41]
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 thin, red soil. Behind are folds of forested mountains hiding numerous ...

Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev’s book “The Gregorian Church as a tool of espionage against the Safavid State” published in English

13.04.2019 [13:47]
The English version of “The Gregorian Church as a tool of espionage against the Safavid state (17th-early 18th centuries)” book by head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev has been published at the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre ...

Niyazi - founder of Azerbaijan conductor school

10.04.2019 [17:52]
Niyazi was one of the greatest conductors of Azerbaijani classical music. He was the son of Zulfugar Hajibayli (Uzeyir Hajibayli’s brother, also a famous composer). Having conducted in the symphonic orchestras in Prague, Berlin, Budapest, Bucharest, New York, Paris, Istanbul, London, Tehran, Beijing, etc., Niyazi made Azerbaijani classical music world-famous. He captivated listeners with his energy, high artistic performance ...

Book on Azerbaijani carpets published in Spanish language

09.04.2019 [20:45]
Azerbaijan International Development Agency and Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Argentina have published a book on Azerbaijani carpets in Spanish language. Authored by renowned professor, Doctor of Arts Roya Tagiyeva, the book is called “Azerbaijani ...

Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists opens in Paris

04.04.2019 [21:40]
An exhibition of Azerbaijani artists has opened in famous “Le Village Suisse” Antique and Art Gallery in Paris. Co-organized by the French-Azerbaijani Dialogue Association (ADFA) and the Asmar Art Association, the exhibition displays ...

Goyazan Mountain

03.04.2019 [14:09]
Goyazan mountain is in the northwestern Qazakh district of Azerbaijan. It is located in the vicinity of the villages Abbasbayli and Alpout, and rises 857.9 metres above sea level. Goyazan stands alone against a flat background of rolling fields and plains giving it a prominent appearance in the landscape ...

Azerbaijani books on display at Bologna Children`s Book Fair

03.04.2019 [13:52]
Azerbaijani books are for the first time featured at the Bologna Children`s Book Fair in Italy. The national stand at the fair highlights Azerbaijan`s culture, children`s literature books as well as the project “Recognition of ...