Yusif Eyvazov: My dream is to travel across regions of Azerbaijan

07.03.2019 [16:06]
A well-known opera singer, dramatic tenor and People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Yusif Eyvazov gave a video-interview to TELLMANN SHOW. In the interview, the singer has shared his impressions of the childhood dream, spoken about parents, creativity, personal life and relation ...

A fascinating journey to Sheki or what attracts tourists here so much?

05.03.2019 [20:55]
Sheki is a neat, well-groomed town with recognizable architecture, with roofs lined with red tiles, it looks more like a typical European provincial settlement than an eastern city. Meanwhile, Sheki has an ancient history. The city has preserved many historical and architectural sights ...

Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair to be held in April

05.03.2019 [18:32]
The 18th Azerbaijan International Travel & Tourism Fair, AITF 2019, will open its doors for visitors at Baku Expo Centre from April 4-6. As is tradition, the exhibition will bring together representatives of the tourism market from various countries, as well as national and regional tourism organizations and government agencies ...

Shirvan National Park

05.03.2019 [17:41]
Shirvan National Park is a national park of Azerbaijan. The semi-desert national park located just over 100 kilometres southwest of Baku combines wildlife, dunes and a short stretch coastline. Visitors enjoy landscapes and diversity of fauna with its large population of gazelles, jungle cats and turtles ...

Famous opera singers to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku

04.03.2019 [20:24]
Famous opera singers Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazli and Elchin Azizov will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on May 11. The concert will be conducted by chief conductor of Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibayli, People`s Artist Rauf ...

Azerbaijan saw up to 8% increase in tourist flow on eve of 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix

04.03.2019 [20:20]
“The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan on the eve of Formula 1 Grand Prix races increased 6-8 percent last year,” said representative of Azerbaijan Tourism Board Bahruz Asgarov. He noted that Azerbaijan Tourism Board will launch a new campaign this year that will see ...

Azerbaijani finance minister: 73,000 Saudi tourists visited Azerbaijan last year

04.03.2019 [20:06]
A total of 73,000 tourists from Saudi Arabia visited Azerbaijan in 2018, said Finance Minister Samir Sharifov at the 5th meeting of Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission. The minister emphasized that the number of Saudi tourists visiting the country increased from 7,463 in ...

Baku hosts next meeting of Organizing Committee for 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee

04.03.2019 [18:57]
The Organizing Committee for the 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee to be held in Baku in June this year has convened its next meeting. Addressing the event, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev highlighted the works done and the tasks ...

President Ilham Aliyev signs Order on development of Azerbaijani cinematography

02.03.2019 [15:38]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the development of Azerbaijani cinematography. The order aims to boost the government`s commitment to culture, preserve traditions of the art of cinema and modernize the country`s film industry ...

Azerbaijani poetess Khurshudbanu Natavan

02.03.2019 [11:24]
Prominent for her charity and social activity, eminent Azerbaijani poetess Khurshudbanu Natavan was first to provide her home city Shusha with drinking water. She was born in August 1832 in the city of Shusha. Natavan was educated at home. She headed the ...

“Azerbaijani family 2019” film festival kicks off in Baku

01.03.2019 [18:31]
The “Azerbaijani family 2019” film festival co-organized by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and the United Nations Population Fund has today started in Baku ...

Uzeyir Hajibayli- a musical pioneer

01.03.2019 [15:08]
Uzeyir Hajibayli is the founder of Azerbaijani written music and author of the first opera in the East. He was close to traditional Azerbaijani music and sought to maintain its best features in his own compositions ...

Lake Goygol: Azerbaijan`s Supernatural Landscape

28.02.2019 [17:57]
Lake Goygol is Azerbaijan`s most fascinating lake. Nestled in the Lower Caucasus Mountains a short distance from Ganja, Azerbaijan`s second city sits on the almost elusive Lake Goygol. Greater Goygol area is often split into 19 lakes ...

Azerbaijani mugham singer to perform in Bahrain

27.02.2019 [18:36]
Azerbaijani famous mugham singer, honored artist Gochag Asgarov will give a concert in Bahrain on March 4. Ibrahim Babayev (tar), Elnur Mikayilov (kamancha) and honored artist Kamran Karimov (percussion) will also take the stage at the concert ...

Exhibition of People’s Artist Arif Huseynov opens at Museum of Modern Art

27.02.2019 [17:10]
An exhibition of the People’s Artist, professor Arif Huseynov on the 27th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has opened at the Museum of Modern Art. Organized with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the exhibition features over 50 documentary and graphic art works ...

Sara Khatun, first woman diplomat in East

27.02.2019 [16:21]
Azerbaijani women occupy an irreplaceable position in the country’s history. One of them was the first woman diplomat in the East Sara Khatun. Sara Khatun was born in Bayandur region. She played an important role in the policy of Agqoyunlu state as an ...

About 200,000 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 countries visited Azerbaijan in January

25.02.2019 [20:21]
A total of 191,600 foreigners and stateless persons from 143 counties visited Azerbaijan in January this year, according to the State Statistical Committee. This is 2,9 per cent more compared to the same period of last year, the Committee said. According to the committee ...

Green Book wins Oscar for best picture

25.02.2019 [15:59]
Green Book has won the Oscar for best picture at the 91st Academy Awards. Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by Brian Singer, won four out of the five Academy Awards it was nominated for ...

Gara Garayev - Azerbaijan`s musical legacy

25.02.2019 [15:18]
Gara Garayev, the world-known Azerbaijani composer, was born in Baku in 1918. The musical legacy of Gara Garayev is immense. He left nearly 110 pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber ...