AZERTAC`s photo correspondent wins another international award
AZERTAC’s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has been honored with three international awards at the 1ST KMPS INTERNATIONAL SALON 2023 competition held in India. The photo contest held under the auspices of the International Federation of Photographic Art ...
Azerbaijan, Czech mark 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations
An event to mark the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Czech Republic was held with representatives of the diplomatic corps, MPs of the Milli Majlis and members of the public in attendance ...
International conference “Intercultural Dialogue and Ethnic Identity” to be held in Baku
An international scientific conference “Intercultural Dialogue and Ethnic Identity” dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev will be held on May 5-6, 2023 at the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum ...
Panel on Museums of Turkic World held in Hungary
A panel on Museums of the Turkic World entitled "The Famous Hungarian Ethnographer Diószegi Vilmos on the 100th Anniversary of his Birthday" was organized under the coordination of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY), the Hungarian Representative Office of the Organization of Turkic States ...
Famous London auction house makes multimillion-pound sale of rare Islamic art pieces
Sotheby's has once again attracted attention with a multimillion-pound sale of some of the rarest and most valuable works of Islamic art, according to Anadolu Agency. The world-renowned auction house in London held bidding on April 26 ...
Chingiz Aitmatov's 95th anniversary celebrated by International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation as part of “Year of Heydar Aliyev”
On the occasion of the 95th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov, the prominent Kyrgyz writer and social and political figure, the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation organized a premiere of the play based on the writer's story "Mother’s Field" at the Azerbaijan National Academic Drama Theater ...
Hadise to give concert in Baku
Well-known Turkish popstar Hadise will perform in Baku on May 7. The tickets are available for purchase online on iticket.az ...
AZERTAC joins media tour organized by China's Xinhua News Agency
China's official state news agency Xinhua has organized a media tour for foreign journalists accredited in the country to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, located in northern China to get to know China better. The opening ceremony of the media tour themed “Silk Road along the Yellow River” ...
Türkiye gets back 1,800-year-old tomb stele from Italy
Türkiye on Friday got back an 1800-year-old tomb stele from Italy that was smuggled from the ancient city of Zeugma in southeastern Gaziantep province, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy said one of the historical ...
Türkiye reopens historic Orthodox church to visitors after restoration
A centuries-old Orthodox church in the heart of Türkiye was reopened to visitors Thursday following a meticulous restoration and conservation effort undertaken by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Dozens of Freddie Mercury`s personal Items are going up for auction
British auction house Sotheby’s announced April 27 that dozens of items previously owned by Queen frontman and rock legend Freddie Mercury will be going up for auction later this year, according to Men`s Journal. Taken from his personal home—Garden Lodge in ...
Salvador Dali’s exhibition “I am surrealism” opens at Heydar Aliyev Center VIDEO
The opening ceremony of the solo exhibition "I am surrealism" by Salvador Dali, one of the famous and recognized artists of the 20th century, has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The works on display at the Heydar Aliyev Center, are one of the largest ...
Netflix to invest $2.5B in South Korea
Netflix will invest around $2.5 billion in South Korea, the US streaming service has said, adding that this would be the largest investment in the country's content industry which is expected to create 68,000 jobs, according to Anadolu Agency ...
Kuwaiti news portal highlights Azerbaijan`s famous landmarks
Kuwait's "q8.press" news portal has posted an article highlighting the famous landmarks of Azerbaijan’s capital city of Baku as well as the cities of Ganja, Sheki and Gabala. The article provided the detailed information about the tourist landmarks ...
National clothing collection "Karabakh" by Gulnara Khalilova presented in Belgrade VIDEO
The national clothing collection “Karabakh” designed by famous Azerbaijani fashion designer Gulnara Khalilova has been successfully presented in the Madlena Art Palace in the Serbian capital of Belgrade ...
Azerbaijani folk dances featured at international festivals in Sweden
The international festivals held in the Swedish capital of Stockholm have featured performance of Azerbaijani folk dances. "Karabakh" dance group of SAF Swedish Azerbaijani Association consisting of the young Azerbaijanis living in Sweden performed the country’s national dances such as “Naz elama” and “Mountains of Shusha” ...
Matadors gear up for new season of bullfighting in Spain
The newest Mexican matador Isaac Fonseca, who has already made an impression in Europe, is gearing up for the beginning of the new bullfighting season in Spain on May 15. The 24-year-old matador is currently training mentally and physically for the sport ...
"Gipsy Kings" to perform in Baku
"Gipsy Kings" pop group, famous for their performances in the Rumba-Flamenco style, popular for their songs "Bamboleo", "Volare", "Baila Me", "Amor Mio", will give a concert at the Baku Convention Center for the first time on June 15 ...
Leighton House: Dome-topped mansion embodies British painter's love for Islamic art
London's Leighton House is considered one of the country's most important artist homes, but what sets it apart from the others is the integration of Eastern and Western art under one roof, Anadolu Agency reports ...