Famous photojournalist Reza Deghati shares photos from International Culinary Festival in Shusha

11.05.2022 [13:00]
A world-famous photojournalist Reza Deghati has shared photos from the International Culinary Festival held in Shusha, the charming corner of Azerbaijan, on his official Instagram page. "After 30 years of occupation and deliberate destruction by the Armenian forces, the life is back in the city of Shusha ...

Fertility cult complex discovered under Turkish home dates to Iron Age

11.05.2022 [12:35]
A bungled looting scheme has led archaeologists to an underground Iron Age complex in Turkiye that may have been used by a fertility cult during the first millennium B.C., a new study finds. According to Live Science, the ancient ...

Seven Beauties musical fountain – great spot for relaxing and enjoying music by prominent world and Azerbaijani composers

11.05.2022 [10:43]
The Seven Beauties Musical Fountain is located in the Baku Seaside National Park opposite the Government House. The fountain was built by Baku City Executive Power and put into operation on December 24, 2018. This magnificent fountain complex, which is the highlight of not only the boulevard ...

Oia – a scenic village in Greek island of Santorini in Aegean Sea

10.05.2022 [18:39]
All of the Greek islands are undeniably beautiful, but head to the hillside town of Oia for some of the best views of the bright blue Aegean Sea. Oia is a coastal town on the northwestern tip of Santorini, a Greek Aegean island ...

“Swans” fountain complex, famous spot for Baku residents and tourists to relax and enjoy sea breeze

10.05.2022 [16:21]
In the 1960-1980’s, under the aegis of Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev a number of beautiful architectural ensembles and contemporary constructions were initiated at the popular destinations of Baku. The Seaside Boulevard ...

Azerbaijani film director Vagif Mustafayev elected member of European Film Academy

10.05.2022 [11:55]
Azerbaijani film director, People's Artist Vagif Mustafayev has been elected as a member of the European Film Academy, “Azerbaijanfilm” film studio told AZERTAC. The European Film Academy was founded in 1989 ...

8,500-year-old stone houses are oldest known structures in UAE

10.05.2022 [11:11]
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest structure ever found in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the remains of a building that may be 8,500 years old. The structure, which dates to the Neolithic period, was found by archaeologists on the island of Ghagha ...

Fiordland National Park - one of New Zealand’s treasured natural icons

07.05.2022 [19:27]
Fiordland National Park - one of New Zealand’s treasured natural icons, is internationally recognized as part of the UNESCO World Heritage site. It is home to glaciers, alpine ranges and unique flora and fauna ...

South Korean ethnographer: Seeing Shusha with my own eyes I realized how beautiful it is

07.05.2022 [19:11]
“The historical facts that I’ve heard about the Azerbaijani town of Shusha have deeply impressed me. Now that I have seen Shusha in real life, I am able to truly assess its beauty,” South Korean ethnographer, participant of the First Shusha International Culinary Festival Jung Park told AZERTAC ...

Barat Shakinskaya – an Azerbaijani and Soviet stage and film actress

07.05.2022 [18:24]
Barat Habib Shakinskaya (28 June 1914 – 14 January 1999) was an Azerbaijani and Soviet stage and film actress, who was born in an ancient Azerbaijani town of Shusha.Her mother Aghja was the niece of Azerbaijani writer and dramatist Abdurrahman bay Hagverdiyev ...

Turkic-Speaking Peoples' Festival held in Turkestan

07.05.2022 [18:06]
The Festival of Turkic-Speaking Peoples was held at the Yassawi Turkestan International Kazakh-Turkish University, Kazinform reports. Rector of the University Zhanar Temirbekova highlighted importance of the festival called to unite the Turkic people ...

Azerbaijani Culture Minister meets with President of 76th Session of UN General Assembly

07.05.2022 [16:42]
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Anar Karimov has met with President of the 76th Session of UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid. During the meeting, Minister Karimov provided an insight into the Baku Process global initiative ...

Wartburg - famous castle of German history and legend

07.05.2022 [16:31]
Wartburg castle renowned in German history and legend, standing on a steep hill overlooking the town of Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. The hill was fortified as early as 1080. The landgrave Hermann I of Thuringia (died 1217) rebuilt the castle and made it the seat of a lively court frequented by vagrant poets and musicians, including Walther von ...

Palace of Karabakh Khans - a historic palace in ancient city of Shusha – cultural capital of Azerbaijan

07.05.2022 [15:02]
Palace of Karabakh Khans is a historic palace located in the north-east part of Shusha – the city which was declared as the cultural capital of Azerbaijan by President Ilham Aliyev in 2021. The palace belongs to the highly artistic palace buildings of Azerbaijan of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries ...

Moenjodaro Ruins - most ancient planned city on Indian subcontinent recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site

07.05.2022 [15:00]
Located on the right bank of the Indus River, 510 km north-east from Karachi, and 28 km from Larkana city, Larkana District in Pakistan’s Sindh Province, the Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985 ...

Young Azerbaijani artists’ exhibition to launch in London

07.05.2022 [14:07]
An exhibition of young Azerbaijani artists marking the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom will be launched in London. Some 56 paintings by 22 young artists will be demonstrated at the Cultural Centre of the Yunus Emre Institute in London ...

Underground tunnels in Icharishahar, a historical core of Baku

06.05.2022 [18:09]
There used to be several underground tunnels beneath the Icharishahar, also known as the Inner city, which is the historical core of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Several of these were constructed in the 15th century by the Shirvanshahs to serve as escape routes from the palace complex ...

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - one of largest and most expensive mosques in the world

06.05.2022 [17:01]
With 82 domes and enough room to accommodate 40,000 worshippers, Abu Dhabi's iconic landmark - the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is not only one of the largest mosques in the world but also one of the most beautiful with a marble courtyard featuring mosaics of flowers native to the Middle East ...

Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan visits International Mugham Center in Baku

06.05.2022 [16:17]
Japanese Ambassador to Azerbaijan Junichi Wada has visited the International Mugham Center (IMC) in Baku. IMC Director, People's Artist Murad Huseynov informed the Japanese Ambassador about the center and discussed prospects for cooperation ...