TURKSOY EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR INTERNATIONAL AWARD

23.08.2003 [15:04]
General Directorate of TURKSOY decided to extend the deadline for documents admission till November 1 for TURKSOY International Award in culture and arts, to be given in 2003.
Original works, ...

734-VOLUME REFERENCE BOOK OF LEOPOLD GMELI WAS PRESENTED TO NAS CENTRAL SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY

23.08.2003 [15:03]
A 734-volume reference book of the German Research Society Leopold Gmelin was presented to the Central Scientific Library of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) of Azerbaijan.
As AzerTAj correspondent ...

‘SHARG GAPYSY’ WITHIN YENI AZERBAIJAN’

22.08.2003 [21:36]
The old-published newspaper ‘Sharg Gapysy’ /Eastern Gateway/ is the only print highlighting social-political, economic and cultural life of blockaded Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Despite the paper quite rich in information, it ...

WORLD PLACARD COMPETITION

22.08.2003 [16:44]
World Placard competition dedicated to the World Information Society Summit (WISS) is taking place. The purpose of the competition, organized by the UN and WISS, is to bring the concept ...

IN MEMORY OF HUSEYN JAVID

22.08.2003 [13:35]
A literary evening on occasion of the120th birthday of the outstanding thinker Huseyn Javid was held at the culture club of Vandam village, Gabala region. Creation of great dramatist, his ...

BORCHALI POETS MET

21.08.2003 [19:59]
Azerbaijani poets residing in Georgia have recently met in Azerbaijan Cultural Center after M. F. Akhundov, in Tbilisi. In his opening speech, head of the center Mammad Gulmammadov stated ...

ALISHER AZERI’S BOOK OF TRAVELING

21.08.2003 [18:58]
The name of an Azerbaijani traveler Alishir Azeri is widely known not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the countries, which he wandered with rucksack, during his three trips. His ...

NIYAZI’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED IN HIS HOME-MUSEUM

21.08.2003 [15:48]
Great Azerbaijani conductor Niyazi’s Birthday celebration was held, August 20, in his Home-Museum. People’s artist of USSR, State Prizes winner, Hero of Socialist Labor and public figure Niyazi had a ...

OQTAI MIRKASIMOV’S FILM AT FESTIVAL IN ANAPA

20.08.2003 [15:38]
A movie festival “Kinoshock” with the participation the CIS and Baltic countries is to be held in Anapa between September 6 and 15.
AzerTAj was informed by the First Secretary ...

DAYS OF CULTURE IN BORCHALI, GEORGIA

20.08.2003 [15:34]
The head of cultural department of Kvemo Kartli-Borchali announced that the program of a traditional Didqoroba - Motherland holiday will be held this year and the festival will start on ...

ELCHIN’S NEW BOOK PUBLISHED IN MOSCOW

19.08.2003 [20:22]
People’s writer Elchin is one of the most publishing writers abroad; his novels, stories, and plays were published and put on the stage different countries of the world.
Recently, ...

FILM ‘OJAG VURGUNA’ SHOT

16.08.2003 [17:35]
Creative association ‘Azerbaijantelefilm’ commenced to shoot the film ‘Ojag Vurguna’ dedicated to the people’s poet Samad Vurgun.
Main subject of the film, directed by Alakbar Kazimovsky, is remembrances of ...

‘THE CASPIAN: OIL AND POLITICS’ ISSUED IN ALMATY

14.08.2003 [23:19]
Center of foreign relations and analysis in Almaty issued a book by Abel Abishev ‘The Caspian: oil and politics’.
The author investigates the main economic and political issues bound with ...

SECOND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ON INTELLECTUAL GAMES STARTED IN BAKU

14.08.2003 [23:16]
On 14 August, opening of the second World Championship on intellectual games ‘What? Where? When?’ and ‘Brain-Ring’ was held at State Theatre of Musical Comedy on August 14. Over 150 ...

PERSONAL EXHIBITION OF AZERBAIJAN’S HONORED ARTIST IN MOSCOW

14.08.2003 [22:05]
The first personal exhibition of the Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Ismayil Mammadov was opened at the Moscow Central House of Artists. Organizers of the exhibition were the Ministry of Culture ...

“GORGUD - GOPUZ - EURASIA” FESTIVAL IN ALMATI

14.08.2003 [18:00]
“Gorgud” public foundation and the Analytical Cultural Center are to hold an international art festival “Gorgud - Gopuz - Eurasia” in Almati with the participation of musicians, performers, culture figures ...

SECOND VOLUME OF AZERBAIJANI FILMS CATALOGUE SET TO BE PUBLISHED

13.08.2003 [19:42]
Second volume of the Azerbaijani films catalogue is going to be issued shortly.
Encyclopedic reference book will contain detailed information on the documentary, video, popular science, educational, shot in Azerbaijan ...

SECOND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ON INTELLECTUAL GAMES TO START IN BAKU

13.08.2003 [17:26]
Opening of the second World Championship on intellectual games ‘What? Where? When?’ and ‘Brain-Ring’ will be held in State Theatre of Musical Comedy on August 14. One hundred and eighty ...

BAKU CHAMBER THEATRE TO LEAVE FOR ISPHAHAN

13.08.2003 [16:17]
The group of the Baku chamber theatre will take part in the International comedy festival to be held in the city of Isphahan, Islamic Republic of Iran, between August 16 ...