Tutankhamun show breaks French visitor record

05.09.2019 [15:53]
A vast touring show of treasures linked to Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has attracted more than 1.3 million visitors in Paris, becoming the most-visited exhibition in French history, according to The Guardian. The show, based at a vast space at La Villette before ...

Azerbaijani version of poems by Jewish poetess Rachel Bluwstein presented

05.09.2019 [15:38]
National Art Museum has hosted a presentation of the collection of poems by Jewish poetess Rachel Bluwstein (1890-1931) translated into Azerbaijani. Along with the poems, the book features her works in Hebrew. Addressing the event, Deputy Chief of Israel’s diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan Avital Rosenberg noted ...

Melih Yevdayev: Friendly ties between Azerbaijani and Israeli people will last for centuries

05.09.2019 [14:23]
“Friendly ties between Azerbaijani and Israeli people will last for centuries,” If we look at tolerance and multiculturalism reigning in Azerbaijan, we can see live demonstration of Azerbaijani realities at today’s meeting,” said Head ...

Azerbaijan-made documentary advances to final at international film festival in Italy

02.09.2019 [14:01]
The Azerbaijani documentary film “The First Success of the Nobel Brothers" has qualified for the final of the Festival Internazionale del Cinema Povero in Italy. According to Jalaladdin Gasimov, the screenwriter, director and ...

Baku to host International Jazz Festival under “More jazz, more intellect” slogan

30.08.2019 [18:06]
The International Jazz Festival under the “More jazz, more intellect” slogan will be held in Baku on October 18-27. This year’s festival will present a variety of styles and trends: avant-garde, traditional classics, ethno-programs, and symphonic jazz. In addition, there will be applied thematic programs with master ...

M.A.P. International Theatre Festıval to be held in Baku with support of Bakcell

30.08.2019 [16:47]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space has announced that the third edition of M.A.P. International Theatre Festival will be held in Baku from October 10-20 with the partner support of Bakcell. Serving as a platform for communication, education, exchange ...

French actor Michelle Omon dies

30.08.2019 [13:51]
French actor Michelle Omon died on the night of August 28-29 at the age of 82, reports Le Figaro. This publication was co-published by the daughter and agent of the actor. They did not name the cause of his death ...

St. Petersburg to host 23rd session of UNWTO General Assembly

29.08.2019 [19:22]
The 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from September 9 to 13. Over 1,500 delegates from 158 countries will gather together at the Assembly venues to discuss solutions ...

India to host World Tourism Day 2019

29.08.2019 [18:51]
India has been chosen as the host country to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019 on the theme ‘Tourism and Jobs: A better future for all’. Celebrated every September 27 around the world, the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the ...

‘Launch of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost tourist flow between two countries’

25.08.2019 [13:49]
“The opening of direct flights between Azerbaijan and Thailand will boost the tourist flow between the two countries,” Deputy Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand for International Marketing Europe, Africa, Middle East and Americas Srisuda ...

Azerbaijan`s tourism potential to be promoted in China’s three major cities

25.08.2019 [12:13]
Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau will hold a series of presentations in China’s major cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou on September 16-22. Twelve Azerbaijani and around 100 Chinese tourism companies will participate in the event titled ...

Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev to perform in UK

22.08.2019 [17:25]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with the UK`s chamber orchestra London Mozart Players in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, on September 13. The orchestra will perform the Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello by Tchaikovsky ...

Two new academies to boost Saudi arts, heritage and music

22.08.2019 [14:46]
Saudi Arabia is to set up arts academies, including two in the next two years, offering a step toward academic qualification and enlarging the Kingdom’s footprint in heritage, arts and crafts, and music, according to Arab News ...

Azerbaijan to promote its tourism potential in three Indian cities

21.08.2019 [18:13]
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board will organize a series of presentations in the Indian cities of Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai on September 9-13 of this year, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. The four-day event, entitled “Azerbaijan-India Roadshow on Travel Trade" will bring together 16 Azerbaijani ...

Uzbek singer bikes to Odessa to pay tribute to Muslim Magomayev

21.08.2019 [14:40]
Uzbek opera singer, head of the “Registan” ensemble Hursand Sherov has cycled to Odessa, Ukraine, to pay respect to legendary singer, People`s Artist of Azerbaijan and the USSR Muslim Magomayev ...

Azerbaijani opera singer to perform at Bolshoi Theater in Moscow

20.08.2019 [10:05]
Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan Elchin Azizov will perform in the “Iolanta”, a lyric opera in one act by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, which will be staged at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow on October 5-6. He will play Ibn Hakia. Born in Baku, Elchin Azizov graduated from the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Art with the ...

Azerbaijani documentary about Icheri Sheher to be screened at international film festival in Ufa

20.08.2019 [09:23]
The “Inner voice of the city”, a documentary about “Icheri sheher” (Old city) directed by Azerbaijani filmmaker Adil Azay, will be screened at the 4th "Silver Akbuzat" International Festival of National and Ethnic Cinema to be held in Ufa, the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan, from August 24 to 27 ...

Russian museum to showcase Napoleon`s autographs on his 250th anniversary

14.08.2019 [20:35]
Russia`s largest State Historical Museum in Moscow will unveil a unique collection of six autographs by French Emperor Napoleon to mark 250 years since his birth. The autographs include a decree that was signed by "Buonaparte," his Italian surname ...

What to bring from Baku

12.08.2019 [12:45]
Souvenirs from Baku are as bright and colorful as Azerbaijan itself. Romantics and aesthetes buy jewelry and silk scarves, gourmets enjoy a choice of baklava and rich alpine tea, few pass by carpet weaving products. Ethnic crafts, souvenir weapons, hammered copper ...