Russian tourism agencies get acquainted with Azerbaijan’s tourism potential

25.02.2019 [15:01]
Representatives of one of the most famous tourism agencies chain on the Russian market are in Azerbaijan to get acquainted with the country's touristic opportunities and their subsequent promotion in the Russian market. The visit is organized by Russia’s well-known tour operator Summer Tour Russia with ...

What to do in Azerbaijan in winter?

23.02.2019 [19:25]
If you want to experience all the delights of a snowy winter, then welcome to world-class ski resorts in the Gusar and Gabala regions! ...

Every tourist should see this museum in Khachmaz

22.02.2019 [23:51]
The Historical and Local Lore Museum in Khachmaz has a large number of exhibits reflecting the history and cultural heritage of the region and the country as a whole and of interest to tourists. Founded in 1981, the museum moved to a new modern building ...

Italian jazz musician Fabio Lepore to perform in Baku

22.02.2019 [21:18]
On 8 March, a talented Italian jazz musician, virtuoso player, winner of jazz festivals and worldwide famous Fabio Lepore will perform in Baku with a magnificent music program dedicated to International Women's Day at the Landmark Rotunda Jazz Club ...

Visitors immerse in Vincent Van Gogh's paintings in Paris

22.02.2019 [17:24]
A Paris gallery is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the colourscapes of Vincent Van Gogh like never before, according to Reuters. L’Atelier des Lumieres is projecting digitized, multilayered versions of some of the artist’s most famous works, including “Starry ...

The emergence of Jazz-Mugham in Azerbaijan

21.02.2019 [18:32]
An Azerbaijani jazz pianist and composer Vagif Mustafazadeh is credited with fusing jazz with mugham. He integrated two different ways of musical thinking by conjoining mugham with rich jazz harmony, fusing familiar motifs with swing, using both jazz and mugham types of melodic elaboration. Mustafazadeh learned the classical jazz ...

Dutch media publishes article on Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive"

21.02.2019 [18:03]
“The Netherlands-based +31mag.nl magazine has posted two articles on Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" on its website, screenwriter, director and executive producer of the film Jalaladdin Gasimov has told AZERTAC. He said the movie, “Sholler's Archive" won the prizes at Noord-Holland ...

Every tourist should do this in Guba

21.02.2019 [16:50]
Guba district has long gained popularity among tourists due to its proximity to the capital of Azerbaijan. In Guba, the symbol of which is the ruddy apple, beautiful nature, a large number of historical sights and a carefully protected cultural heritage ...

Fikret Amirov - prominent Azerbaijani composer

21.02.2019 [16:28]
The prominent Azerbaijani composer Fikret Amirov was born in Ganja, in 1922. Fikret Amirov grew up in an atmosphere of Azerbaijani folk music. Amirov`s father was a mugham singer and creator of folk ...

WW2 sailor in iconic Times Square kiss photo dies aged 95

19.02.2019 [19:03]
The US sailor who was photographed kissing a woman in Times Square while celebrating the end of World War Two has died, according to Sky News. The black and white image of George Mendonsa and Greta Friedman, best known ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts exhibition of Russian avant-garde artists

18.02.2019 [14:39]
An exhibition titled “Upon request. The Russian Avant-Garde Collection of the Regional Museums, 1900-1930. Part 3” has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition ...

"Turkey-Azerbaijan Common Heritage" concert hosted in Istanbul VIDEO

18.02.2019 [11:45]
A concert titled “My Azerbaijan” of the Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble within the "Turkey-Azerbaijan Common Heritage" program was hosted in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was organized by Khazar Folklore, Education, and Research Center – Hazarfem ...

“India through the eyes of Azerbaijani artists” exhibition opens in Baku

16.02.2019 [19:58]
“India through the eyes of Azerbaijani artists” exhibition has been launched in Baku. Opening the event, India`s Chargé d'Affaires to Azerbaijan Govindan Pacheni said the exhibition would play an important role in developing cultural relations between the two countries ...

Prime Minister's Trade Envoy expresses readiness to contribute to development of cultural cooperation between UK and Azerbaijan

16.02.2019 [14:07]
UK Prime Minister's Trade Envoy Baroness Emma Nicholson has expressed her readiness to contribute to the development of cultural cooperation between UK and Azerbaijan as she met with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev ...

Ancient letters reveal most famous Ottoman love story

15.02.2019 [21:13]
Recently unveiled love letters sent by an Ottoman queen to her king shed light on the most famous love story of the era, Anadolu Agency reported. The letters, released by the presidential archives, were sent by Hurrem Sultan to Suleiman the Magnificent ...

Moroccan newspaper throws spotlight on Azerbaijani tourism

15.02.2019 [14:09]
Moroccan Al-Islah and at-Tanmiya newspaper has published an article headlined “Tourism in Azerbaijan: as I see it”. The article hails the development of tourism in Azerbaijan and the implementation of industry-related state programs. The newspaper ...

Azerbaijan and Mexico mull tourism cooperation

15.02.2019 [01:02]
Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev and Mexican Ambassador to Azerbaijan Juan Rodrigo Labardini Flores have examined the potential for cooperation in the field of tourism. The Mexican diplomat shared his country’s experience in thematic tourism ...

Azerbaijan, UK discuss cultural cooperation

15.02.2019 [00:21]
Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom have discussed the bilateral cultural cooperation as Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev met with UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Arts, Heritage and Tourism Michael Ellis in Coventry ...

Azerbaijani artist`s exhibition opens in Paris

14.02.2019 [23:29]
An exhibition featuring drawings of Azerbaijani artist Aydan Salahova has opened at the Galerie Belem in Paris. She is the daughter of prominent People's Artist Tahir Salahov ...