Swiss Embassy in Baku to organize screening of “Heidi” film

02.04.2019 [21:18]
The Embassy of Switzerland in Azerbaijan will organize the screening of the Swiss movie “Heidi” at the Park Cinema on April 4. The film will be screened in Swiss German with subtitles in Azerbaijani and Russian languages. The movie is about Heidi, a five-year-old orphan living with her grandfather in the Swiss mountains ...

Welcome to Lankaran!

01.04.2019 [16:16]
Lankaran is located in the south-eastern part of Azerbaijan on the shores of the Caspian Sea. This is one of the brightest and most beautiful cities in the republic. Original architecture and magnificent natural landscapes are the hallmarks of this city ...

Azerbaijan, UNESCO sign agreement

29.03.2019 [12:05]
The government of Azerbaijan and UNESCO have signed an agreement on the organization of the 3rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Baku. The document was signed by Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev and UNESCO Assistant Director-General ...

Kelagai - reviving ancient traditions

28.03.2019 [18:17]
Kelagai is an Azerbaijani women's quadrangular headdress made from silk threads. In the western regions of the country, it is also called "chargat." Along with the symbols of beauty, dignity, loyalty and reverence, the kelagai kerchief also reflects the ...

Hirkan National Park

28.03.2019 [16:02]
Hirkan Park is one of Azerbaijan`s truly unique protected areas. Ninety percent of the park`s is covered by deciduous forests. The region`s subtropical climate makes for a lush green landscape. There are over 150 tree and shrub species, including ...

Azerbaijani music performed at Stanford University in California VIDEO

28.03.2019 [12:53]
A concert featuring Azerbaijani music was held at Stanford University, one of the top universities in the U.S. and the world. The famous Master of Kamancha and teacher of Azerbaijani and Central Asian music at Stanford University Imamyar Hasanov, and ...

Swiss Embassy to organize concerts in Azerbaijan

27.03.2019 [12:41]
On the sidelines of the Francophonie weeks, the Embassy of Switzerland will organize concerts of two Swiss musicians, one in Baku and the other one in Sumgait cities. The duo – Marc Aymon and Ephraim Salzman will perform in Baku Mugham Centre on 30th March. On 1st April ...

Azerbaijani community celebrates Novruz in San Diego

24.03.2019 [12:09]
Novruz holiday has been celebrated in San Diego, California. Supported by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the event was held by the California Azerbaijan Friendship Association (CAFA) at San Diego’s renowned Azerbaijani-owned Cafe 21 ...

What sweets to try in Azerbaijan

23.03.2019 [13:13]
In traditional Azerbaijani cooking you will not find products with cream or cakes. For baking, it most often uses shortcrust dough or yeast dough, and the filling is prepared using butter, honey, nuts, fruits and spices. But there are a lot of sweets options. We give only a few that are found in widespread sale ...

Renowned Russian filmmaker passes away at 93

19.03.2019 [16:20]
Legendary Soviet and Russian filmmaker and People’s Artist of the USSR Marlen Khutsiev has died at the age of 93, a spokesman for the Russian Union of Cinematographers told TASS on Tuesday ...

Azerbaijan celebrates Novruz Holiday

19.03.2019 [10:19]
Novruz holiday is one of the most important and favorite holidays of the Azerbaijani people. It marks the arrival of spring, renewal of nature, and is celebrated on the vernal equinox, March 20-21 – the beginning of the astronomical New Year ...

Azerbaijan, ISESCO discuss prospects for cooperation

16.03.2019 [20:12]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri to discuss the Azerbaijan-ISESCO relations and joint cooperation projects. Abulfas Garayev noted that Azerbaijan-ISESCO relations continue developing thanks ...

French sculptor`s exhibition opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

16.03.2019 [16:32]
The Zoospective & Morphospective exhibition by French sculptor Mauro Corda has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar Alakbarov hailed the development of Azerbaijan-France relations. He said that the Heydar Aliyev ...

Unusual dried fruits that you will meet in Azerbaijan

14.03.2019 [22:49]
Much has been written about the benefits of dried fruit. Often this product is a convenient alternative to fresh fruit, especially for travelers who want to try a particular fruit outside the season of its ripening or bring the fruit they like upon returning from ...

The best free museums of Baku: Nobel, dinosaurs and agriculture

12.03.2019 [15:18]
The first museums in Azerbaijan opened at the beginning of the last century. And today in the country there are over 250 public and private museums. Visiting museums will allow tourists to learn more about Azerbaijan and get extra pleasure from the trip. Among the metropolitan museums there are several free ones, an overview ...

Agh Gol National Park

11.03.2019 [12:56]
Lake Agh Gol, the second largest lake in Azerbaijan, sits inside the Agh Gol National Park in the Kur-Araz lowlands. The arid landscape creates a nesting spot for migratory birds, while the lake is full of fish ...

Qatari and Lebanese newspapers hail Azerbaijan's tourism potential

09.03.2019 [12:50]
Qatari Gulf Times, Al-Arab, Lusail, Al-Raya, Peninsula, Al-Sharq, as well as Lebanese Al-Jumhuriyya, Cedar News, Mena News24, Al Arabiyya, Nahar News, Lebanese News and Alseyasa have published articles highlighting the tourism potential of Azerbaijan ...

Every tourist in Khachmaz should do this!

07.03.2019 [17:44]
Khachmaz is a colorful region of Azerbaijan, remarkable for its ancient history, rich culture and beautiful nature. All these advantages have long attracted crowds of tourists, so that Khachmaz is considered to be the center of tourism in the country. ...

Azerbaijan`s magnificent folk dances

07.03.2019 [16:51]
The history of folk dances of Azerbaijan is very old. The scenes of dances reflected on Gobustan rock pictures are proof of that. Azerbaijani folk dances are very colorful from the viewpoint of themes and these types are – labor, ceremony, household, heroism, sport, chorus game ...