Opera Days of TURKSOY to be held in Kyrenia and Istanbul

21.09.2019 [16:07]
As one of the wide-scale projects carried out every year by TURKSOY, the Opera Days will be held for the 22nd time this year and take place in Kyrenia, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Istanbul, Turkey on September 25-28. The opening of the 22nd Opera Days of TURKSOY will feature a concert program ...

Photo exhibition highlighting Azerbaijan’s multicultural values opened at Baku Seaside Boulevard

20.09.2019 [19:43]
A photo exhibition highlighting Azerbaijan’s multicultural values has today opened at Baku Seaside Boulevard. Titled “Under one Sun”, the exhibition was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Baku Media Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening ...

Baku hosts solemn opening of Uzeyir Hajibeyli International Music Festival

20.09.2019 [11:36]
A solemn opening ceremony of the 11th Uzeyir Hajibeyli International Music Festival has been held in Baku. The festival is co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture ...

Waltz from Gara Garayev`s ballet to be featured at opening ceremony of Transsiberien Festival

19.09.2019 [10:50]
The waltz from the "Seven Beauties" ballet by great Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev will be played at the opening ceremony of the Transsiberien Festival to be held in Lille, France, on December 12-14, according to the festival`s directors ...

Mehriban Aliyeva: We hold both our great personalities Uzeyir Hajibayli and Muslum Magomayev in considerable respect

18.09.2019 [16:38]
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made an Instagram post on the occasion of the National Music Day. “Today is the National Music Day. The founder of the composer school of Azerbaijan ...

Exhibition of nearly 200 musical instruments from 31 countries launched at Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku

18.09.2019 [11:52]
An opening ceremony of the exhibition titled "Musical Instruments: Unity and Diversity" has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku. Addressing the event, Rector of Azerbaijan National Conservatory, People’s ...

Famous American jazz singer Michelle Walker to perform at Mugham Center

17.09.2019 [20:24]
The world-famous American jazz vocalist Michelle Walker will perform at the International Mugham Center in Baku on September 23. Walker has performed throughout US, Canada, Russia, Israel, England, Holland and most recently at Blues Alley and ...

Azerbaijan to join International Craftsmanship Festival in Uzbekistan

12.09.2019 [20:06]
Representatives of Azerbaijan will participate at the First International Handicrafters Festival 2019 to be held in Kokand, Uzbekistan, on September 10-15. Applied art works of Azerbaijan will be showcased at the festival ...

Heydar Aliyev Center to host exhibition of rare musical instruments

12.09.2019 [19:12]
Nearly 200 rare musical instruments of 18-20th centuries will be demonstrated at the exhibition at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Titled "Musical Instruments: Unity and Diversity", the exhibition will feature historical exhibits, as well as create an opportunity to listen to musical instruments ...

Program of second Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Art and Spirituality disclosed

12.09.2019 [14:25]
About 30 events will be held in Baku and Shamakhi as part of the second Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts and Spirituality, which is organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture. The festival will be held from September 28 to October 1 ...

Azerbaijani delegation attends 23rd session of UNWTO General Assembly

11.09.2019 [17:59]
An Azerbaijani delegation is attending the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event brings together over 1,100 delegates, including 65 tourism ministers and deputy ministers ...

“Make the Earth Smile” Recycling Exhibition by Nargis Publishing House officially opens

11.09.2019 [15:37]
The official opening of “Make the Earth Smile” Recycling Exhibition by Nargis Publishing House took place on September 9 at Baku Seaside Boulevard. The Nargis Publishing House organized an ecological exhibition dedicated to the problem of environmental ...

Azerbaijan-made documentary honored at Libelula Dorada festival

11.09.2019 [13:45]
The Azerbaijani documentary “The First Success of the Nobel Brothers" has been awarded with the title of “Honor” in the Best Foreign Language Documentary Short Film category at the Internacional De Cortometrajes Libelula Dorada Festival in the ...

Nasimi-one of seven great ozans

10.09.2019 [19:56]
“Fifty years ago, the 600th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi (1369-1417) was marked on the initiative of national leader Heydar Aliyev, thereby increasing interest in his life and work in our country and beyond. Studies of native-language manuscripts of the powerful Sufi poet, who made an invaluable contribution ...

“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” video ad wins international festival

10.09.2019 [17:47]
“Azerbaijan: Take Another Look” promotional video by Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau has won FilmAT Festival in the category of “Best tourism destination video” in Warsaw, Poland. FilmAT Festival is a member of the International Committee of Tourfilm Festivals – CIFFT (Comité International ...

Camilo Sesto, Spanish balladeer and pop star, dies at 72

09.09.2019 [15:03]
Camilo Sesto, a Spanish singer and songwriter who rose to prominence in the 1970s as a romantic balladeer, then went on to sell more than 100 million records, died Sept. 8 at a hospital in Madrid, according to The Washington Post. He was 72 ...

Mexican pianist performs in Gabala

07.09.2019 [11:13]
Mexican pianist Jesús Lepe Rico has performed on the scene of the Gabala Cultural Center. Some works by famous composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, as well as important Mexican composers of international stature ...

Baku to host "Maiden Tower. To Be a Woman" Contemporary Art Festival

06.09.2019 [19:09]
The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Azerbaijan is organizing the International Festival of Contemporary Art “Maiden Tower. To Be a Woman", which will be held on 17-27 September in Baku and in the regions of Azerbaijan ...

Angelina Jolie gives shout-out to Afghan film ‘Hava, Maryam, Ayesha’

06.09.2019 [18:13]
Angelina Jolie has given her support to female-led Afghan film “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha,” made by first-time director Sahraa Karimi, according to Variety. The pic, which has its world premiere Friday at the Venice Film Festival, chronicles the lives of, and ...