Kazakhstan to host event marking 130th anniversary of prominent Azerbaijani poet Ahmad Javad

30.04.2022 [13:00]
The ALZHIR - Akmolinsk Museum-Memorial Complex in Kazakhstan will host an event marking the 130th birth anniversary of Azerbaijan’s patriotic poet Ahmad Javad, who made valuable contributions to the struggle for independence of the Azerbaijani people ...

Minaret of Jam - UNESCO World Heritage Site in western Afghanistan

30.04.2022 [11:57]
Located in the Shahrak District, Ghor Province, by the Hari River in western Afghanistan, the 65m-tall Minaret of Jam is a graceful, soaring structure, dating back to the 12th century. It is one of the few well-preserved monuments representing the exceptional artistic creativity and mastery ...

City of Paris Fine Art Museum - a large collection of ancient and modern art

30.04.2022 [11:32]
The City of Paris Fine Art Museum is housed in the Petit Palais in Paris, which was built for the 1900 World's Fair (the 1900 Exposition Universelle ("universal exhibition")) by the architect Charles Girault. The museum holds and exhibits a large collection ...

Museum of Islamic Art - one of largest and most extensive collections of Islamic artifacts in world

29.04.2022 [19:39]
The Museum of Islamic Art contains one of the largest and most extensive collections of Islamic artifacts in the world. The idea of collecting and display the grand collection of artifacts began in 1880 AD. Eventually the building ...

Torres del Paine National Park recognized as UNESCO biosphere reserve in Chile

29.04.2022 [19:19]
Torres del Paine National Park was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 1978. The park lies between the Andes Mountains and the Patagonian Steppe in southern Chile giving on to the Atlantic coast and is internationally recognized as one of the most beautiful ...

Gunay Afandiyeva meets with members of Romanian Parliament

29.04.2022 [13:35]
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with a group of members of the Romanian Parliament and Ambassador of Romania to Azerbaijan Vasile Soare. At the meeting, Gunay Afandiyeva provided information regarding the activities of the Foundation ...

Enjoy deep-rooted traditions of hospitality in Azerbaijan – an inviting Land of Fire

28.04.2022 [13:41]
Azerbaijan - a country where eastern colours combine magnificently with western progress, boasts unique nature, unmatched culture, and centuries-old customs, traditions and cuisine. Excellent hospitality, deep-rooted cultural traditions, the friendliness and generosity of the locals ...

Azerbaijan joins Lazgi International Dance Festival in Uzbek town of Khiva

27.04.2022 [18:19]
The opening ceremony of the Lazgi International Dance Festival has today been held at the square near the Kunya-Ark citadel of the famous Itchan Kala complex in the old town of Khiva, Uzbekistan. Addressing the event, Advisor to the President of Uzbekistan Abdujabbor Abduvakhidov read out the address ...

Iguazú Falls - world`s most dramatic and monumental waterfalls

27.04.2022 [17:51]
The Iguazú Falls in South America are heralded as the most dramatic and among the most monumental waterfalls in the world, tumbling over the cliffs on the border with the Argentine province of Misiones and Brazilian state of Paraná ...

Upper Svaneti – Georgia’s most iconic UNESCO site

27.04.2022 [15:50]
The Upper Svaneti region of the Caucasus, which is an exceptional example of mountain scenery with medieval-type villages and tower-houses, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1996. That’s because it’s also one of the most unique ...

Gelati Monastery - a masterpiece of Golden Age of medieval Georgia, protected by UNESCO

27.04.2022 [12:30]
The Gelati Monastery - one of the largest medieval Orthodox monasteries, also being a centre of science and education and the Academy it housed was one of the most important centres of culture in ancient Georgia. The monastery was added ...

Azerbaijan represented at Culture Day in Finland

26.04.2022 [15:55]
A day of Azerbaijani culture has been held at the Etelä-Tapiola High School in Espoo, Finland, as part of the event that brought together representatives of different countries. The Azerbaijani corner, organized by 17-year-old Etelä-Tapiola high school student ...

Baku to host "Japanese Culture Festival 2022"

26.04.2022 [14:19]
The Embassy of Japan in Azerbaijan invites everyone with an interest in Japanese culture, people and history to the "Japanese Culture Festival 2022" to be held on May 15 at the Landmark Hotel Baku. It will be the first public event held as part of the Japan-Azerbaijan Friendship Year 2022 ...

Azerbaijan, Italy discuss cultural ties

26.04.2022 [12:09]
As part of the first Baroque Days International Music Festival, held in Azerbaijan for the first time, Artistic Director of the Accademia d'Arte Lirica in Osimo, Italy, Vincenzo De Vivo has visited the Ministry of Culture. The sides exchanged views on the Baroque Days International Music Festival ...

International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation hosts event “Unity of the children of the Turkic World”

25.04.2022 [19:55]
The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation has hosted an event “Unity of the children of the Turkic World”, dedicated to April 23 - the National Sovereignty and Children's Day of Turkiye, a founding state of the organization, and an exhibition of paintings by Azerbaijani artist Kovsar Gurban ...

Alexandre Dumas and Ateshgah – Fire Temple of Baku

25.04.2022 [18:21]
In 1858, a great French novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802 –1870) visited the Caucasus.On his nine-month journey through the region, one of the places that captured his imagination most was Ateshgah, the fire temple located on the outskirts of Baku, Azerbaijan ...

Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands – first site in Georgia added to UNESCO World Heritage List for its natural attributes

25.04.2022 [18:14]
Located in Georgia, within the Autonomous Republic of Adjara as well as the regions of Guria and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, the country’s newest UNESCO Site (and the first site in the Natural category for the entire region) was inscribed in July 2021.The Colchic Forests and Wetlands is made up of seven areas along the Black Sea Coast ...

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, the biggest celebration in the world

25.04.2022 [16:28]
Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebration is undoubtedly the planet’s most ostentatious, mind-blowing spectacle, uniting millions of Brazilians and visitors within the lush environs of the Marvelous City in rapturous merriment over the 5 days preceding the pious Catholic season of Lent. The party happens every February or March, ending 40 days ...

Djoser’s Step Pyramid - one of iconic monuments of ancient Egypt

25.04.2022 [15:39]
Djoser’s Step Pyramid in Saqqara is one of Egypt’s most iconic monuments—and rightfully so. It constitutes a significant historical turning point in ancient Egyptian funerary monuments, revolutionizing stone architecture and royal burials. In addition to its beauty and monumental scale, it is not only the very first pyramid that the ...