Serbian news portal highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism opportunities

14.01.2020 [14:37]
Serbian www.pressserbia.com web portal has published an article on Azerbaijan`s tourism potential. The article provides an insight into the history of Azerbaijan, Baku and its architecture, the Oil Rocks and other places of interests ...

Viking runestone linked to fears of climate change: study

12.01.2020 [15:55]
One of the world`s most famous runestones is now believed to have been erected by Vikings fearing a repeat of a previous cold climate crisis in Scandinavia, a new study said, according to Bangkok Post. The Rok stone, raised in the ninth century near the lake Vattern in south central Sweden, bears the longest runic inscription in ...

Grand Egyptian Museum expected to attract 5M visitors annually

10.01.2020 [14:54]
The Egyptian Cabinet issued an infograph Wednesday indicating that the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will attract more than 5 million visitors annually, according to Egypt Today. The infograph also clarified that the GEM will be the largest archaeological museum in the world to be dedicated ...

Arvo Part was world`s second most performed living composer in 2019

09.01.2020 [19:50]
The Estonian maestro, Arvo Part, who was previously the most performed contemporary composer in the world – for eight years in a row – lost the top spot to American composer John Williams in 2019, according to Estonian World. According to the classical music event database ...

Oscars ceremony will be hostless for second year running

09.01.2020 [17:54]
The Oscars are going without a host again this year, AP reported. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said Wednesday the Feb. 9 telecast will focus on what worked last year: "huge entertainment value, big musical numbers ...

El Peruano newspaper publishes article about Imadaddin Nasimi

07.01.2020 [19:08]
The Peru-based El Peruano daily newspaper has published an article headlined “The 650th anniversary of Imadaddin Nasimi”. Written by Mehdi Mahmudov, Azerbaijan's chargé d'affaires in Peru, the article highlights the life and works ...

Monument to Nizami Ganjavi to be erected in Ukraine’s Kharkiv in 2020

07.01.2020 [09:40]
A park named after great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi is planned to be created in Ukraine’s second largest city of Kharkiv in 2020 where a monument to him will also be erected, Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Kyiv has told AZERTAC ...

International Mugham Center hosts concert program on World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day and New Year

30.12.2019 [10:52]
A concert program to mark the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and the New Year has been held at the International Mugham Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Egypt begins moving Luxor sphinxes to Tahrir Square

29.12.2019 [13:59]
Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry on Friday has begun moving four of the sphinxes in Luxor’s Karnak Temple, relocating them to Tahrir Square, according to the Egypt Independent. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly instructed that a specific timetable be drawn up to complete ...

Archaeologists in Greece discover two royal tombs from around 3,500 years ago

27.12.2019 [20:08]
American archaeologists have discovered two monumental royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s southern Peloponnese region, the Greek culture ministry said Tuesday ...

Poetry night held at Baku branch of Sechenov University

27.12.2019 [10:45]
A poetry night has been held at the Baku branch of Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University on the initiative of Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva. Addressing the event, Rector of the Baku branch of the University ...

Azerbaijani cuisine featured in Los Angeles

23.12.2019 [14:43]
An event dedicated to Azerbaijani cuisine, with a special focus on Azerbaijan’s dolma making and sharing traditions, was held in Los Angeles. Hosted and organized by Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles with the support of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO ...

Azerbaijan elected vice-president of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

19.12.2019 [09:17]
The 14th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which was held in Bogota, Colombia, has elected Azerbaijan as vice-president of the Committee. China, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts concert of Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra VIDEO

18.12.2019 [14:59]
Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The concert featured outstanding pieces by such world famous composers as W.A. Mozart, J.S.Bach, A. Arensky and ...

Nasimi Days held in Italy

17.12.2019 [10:46]
In accordance with the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on declaration of 2019 as the “Year of Nasimi” due to the 650th anniversary of the birth of genius thinker and poet Imadeaddin Nesimi, the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Embassy ...

Azerbaijani folk dances featured at Stockholm children’s festivals

16.12.2019 [11:31]
The children’s international music and dance festivals held in the Swedish capital of Stockholm have featured performance of Azerbaijani folk dances. “Qarabag” dance group of SAF Swedish Azerbaijani Association, based in Sweden ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts “Zima 2019” International Children Festival

16.12.2019 [11:29]
Co-organized by Beat Group and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, a gala concert of “Zima2019” International Children Festival has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Italian tourism portal highlights Azerbaijan’s mud volcanoes

14.12.2019 [13:42]
Italy`s tourism portal “video.corriere.it” has published an article highlighting the mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan. The article also features a video presentation. The article says that the mud volcanoes, located in Gobustan ...

Azerbaijan joins 14th session of Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

12.12.2019 [16:24]
The 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has kicked off in Bogota, Colombia. Azerbaijan is represented at the session by Ambassador-at-Large, Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic ...