BigPicture emerging photographer grant 2020

11.05.2020 [08:57]
The California Academy of Sciences` BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition is launching a grant for emerging photographers, aged 18-25, to support the creation of photographic images around the ...

Story of Baghchada Guller carpet

08.05.2020 [17:06]
The Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum has recently announced the international project “Carpet Stories. The project arose a great interest among the local citizens and carpet lovers around the world. The museum shares one of those stories - Baghchada Guller carpet of Karabakh on May 8, the day of the occupation of Shusha ...

Famous Latvian cello trio to perform “Sari Gelin”

08.05.2020 [16:46]
Famous Latvian cello trio Melo-M (http://www.melo-m.lv/lv/) will perform Azerbaijani folk music “Sari Gelin” under the project initiated in cooperation with the CBC Television and the Madaniyyat TV, embassies ...

Azerbaijani tenor performs on Austrian Radio

21.04.2020 [14:42]
People`s Artist of Azerbaijan, national tenor Yusif Eyvazov has joined the cultural program "We sing for Austria" broadcast through the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF). Along with Yusif Eyvazov, the program, initiated by ORF and the Vienna State Opera, featured the world`s most famous opera ...

NARGIS Publishing house provides free access to digital-version of the magazine

09.04.2020 [11:45]
In these hard for all of us times, NARGIS Publishing house, caring for the compatriots and supporting an action #EvdəQal, provides free access to the digital-version of the magazine. The April issue, under the topic "Dream" is available for ...

International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation announces essay competition “Let's Protect Our World: Traditions of the Turkic World”

06.04.2020 [17:29]
“Realizing the magnitude of the threat of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), aimed at the world and changing our lifestyle, we must responsibly comply with the restrictions, give preference to scientific activity, reading, creativity, culture and make full ...

International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation announces online drawing competition

04.04.2020 [12:51]
At a time when humanity is facing a serious threat, in order to overcome the difficulties as soon as possible each of us must be aware of civic responsibility, be sensitive to himself and society, follow the rules of social isolation, and make use of this period ...

ICESCO earmarks nine individual prizes for creative students and provides training programs in “Distance Culture” initiative

03.04.2020 [15:33]
The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) has launched the “Distance Culture” initiative as part of the “ICESCO Digital Home” program in support of the efforts of the Member States and the international community in mitigating the effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

Star Wars actor Andrew Jack dies from coronavirus aged 76

01.04.2020 [11:34]
Star Wars actor and film dialect coach Andrew Jack has died aged 76 as a result of coronavirus, according to his agent, Evening Standard reports. Jill McCullough said in a statement: “He died this morning ...

United Nations issues global call to creatives to help with COVID-19

31.03.2020 [11:36]
In an effort to more effectively spread public health messages, the United Nations has launched a global creative brief to agencies and individuals to create informative content that is more engaging with the public, along with being more accessible ...

Eurovision officially cancelled due to coronavirus

19.03.2020 [19:01]
The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands has been cancelled because of the uncertainties created by the coronavirus pandemic, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says. The event was scheduled to take place in Rotterdam on May 12-16 ...

Khan Shushinski – Epitome of traditional Azerbaijani art of mugham

19.03.2020 [15:21]
Azerbaijan marks 41st death anniversary of Khan Shushinski who was one of the most famous Azerbaijani mugham singers. Shushinski Khan (Isfandiyar Aslan oglu Javanshrov’s stage name) was born on August 20 in 1901 in Shusha. His father Aslan bey ...

Two movies by Azerbaijani director awarded at Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival

18.03.2020 [09:57]
Azerbaijani films "Sholler`s Archive" and “Stalin`s Dark Past” have received awards at the “Zoroaster Award” the Italian-Azerbaijan Film Festival, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov told AZERTAC. The films were awarded in the categories the Best Azerbaijani Film and the Best Azerbaijani Documentary ...

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov visits Carpet Museum

11.03.2020 [19:04]
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who is on an official visit in Azerbaijan, has today visited the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum. The Turkmen President was informed of the museum. In 2010, Azerbaijan's traditional ...

Spanish portal highlights Azerbaijan`s culture and history

11.03.2020 [14:16]
Spanish El Espanol news portal has published an article entitled “Baku, Traditions and Modernity in Azerbaijan”. The article describes Baku as the scientific, technical and industrial center of Azerbaijan. It provides an insight into the history of Baku and its geographical location, noting that Icherisheher with Maiden ...

Eurovision reviewing options amid virus

08.03.2020 [13:30]
A co-organiser of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam is reviewing its options in light of the coronavirus outbreak, according to Reuters. A spokesman for Dutch broadcaster NPO said on Friday that organisers would follow the advice of health ...

Famous Belarus conductor to appear on Baku stage

08.03.2020 [12:01]
Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will stage Giuseppe Verdi`s opera "Aida" that will be conducted by chief conductor at the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater Odessa, People`s Artist of Belarus Vyacheslav Volich ...

“The Steppe Man” wins “Best narrative feature” and “Best director” awards at Mindfield Film Festival

06.03.2020 [17:49]
“The Steppe Man” (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has won “Best narrative feature” and “Best director” awards at Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque in the United States. Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque, is part of the Mindfield Festival circuit ...

Azerbaijani documentary featured at New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

02.03.2020 [16:43]
“The Last Jew in the Village”, a documentary by Azerbaijani director Rufat Asadov, was screened at the 23rd Edition of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival (NYSJFF). A fascinating, beautifully helmed documentary is about an abandoned village that was founded ...