International Children`s Book Day will be marked in Baku on Monday. Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, 2 April, International Children's Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books ...

Azerbaijani film to be screened at Kids Film Festival in South Korea

31.03.2018 [12:45]
"The Lesson" by Azerbaijani filmmakers will be screened at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival on May 10-17. The film was shot in 2015 by the order of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism at the film studio "Azerbaijanfilm" named after Jafar Jabbarli ...

Genocide-100 exhibition to be organized in Baku

28.03.2018 [16:53]
“Genocide-100” exhibition will be held in Baku to commemorate the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis on March 29. The six-day exhibition will be co-organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijan State Art Gallery. It will feature selected works from Azerbaijan State Art Gallery and personal collections of artists. ...

Azerbaijani designer presents his collection in Beirut

28.03.2018 [11:43]
Azerbaijani designer Rufat Ismayil presented his new collection "Obsession" within Beirut Fashion Week. Edgy and feminine mix together perfectly in this collection. Unique outfits mesmerized fashion lovers ...

Azerbaijani movie screened in Switzerland

28.03.2018 [10:48]
An Azerbaijani movie "Axinla ashagi" was screened within the Cinema Querfeld Interkulturelles Kino in Basel, Switzerland. Addressing the event, Chairperson of the Public Association "Friends of Azerbaijan" Arzu Aliyeva informed the participants about ...

Azerbaijani Novruz culinary traditions introduced in California

21.03.2018 [14:16]
A special Novruz holiday event has been held at Tustin City’s Ansar Gallery, one of the largest international markets in Southern California. The event, first of this kind in California, was organized by Deniz Bakery operating in the market and members of ...

California Azerbaijan Friendship Association hosts well-attended Novruz celebration

19.03.2018 [11:07]
An event dedicated to the celebration of Novruz holiday (Vernal Equinox) has been held near Los Angeles, according to Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles. Hosted by the California Azerbaijan Friendship Association (CAFA), the celebration ...

Baku hosts 7th International Summit of the Book

18.03.2018 [15:44]
Baku has hosted the 7th International Summit of the Book as part of the 6th Global Forum. A joint initiative of the US Congress Library and Egyptian Library of Alexandria, the Summit focused on learning, tolerance, dialogue and understanding ...

Magical Azerbaijani music in Sichuan

17.03.2018 [17:41]
A special concert program has been held in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan province, China, as part of a series of events marking the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first democratic and secular state in the Muslim world. ...

Aisel releases official video of 'X My Heart' VIDEO

07.03.2018 [17:50]
Azerbaijan's Aisel released her entry for Eurovision 2018, X My Heart and today the official video clip has been released. The video was directed by Roula Koutroubeli who has more than 20 years experience in musical theatre. "When I first heard the song I felt optimism, happiness and innocence ...

Aisel crosses her heart for Azerbaijan in 2018

05.03.2018 [11:56]
Aisel Mammadova, Azerbaijan's representative at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest has released her entry for Lisbon, 'X My Heart'. Late last year it was announced that the singer had been chosen to represent her country following an internal selection ...

Second Italian Design Day takes place in Baku

02.03.2018 [17:08]
The second Italian Design Day, an initiative promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ICE Agency, in collaboration with the The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, Milan Triennale, Milan Furniture Fair, Industrial Design Association, Compasso d'Oro Foundation ...

Nizami Cinema Center hosts presentation of “One family” movie

02.03.2018 [12:31]
On the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Mir Jalal Pashayev and centenary of Gara Garayev, a presentation of “One family” feature film jointly made by these prominent Azerbaijani cultural figures has been held at the Nizami Cinema Center ...

UK dance company comprised of male professional deaf dancers to perform in Azerbaijan

01.03.2018 [20:55]
The British Council in Azerbaijan in cooperation with the British Embassy and in partnership with the Yarat Contemporary Space and Nizami Cinema Centre has announced the performance of Ten staged by Deaf Men Dancing. As a part of the British Council’s Unlimited programme ...

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum awarded Best Experience award by ICOM

01.03.2018 [16:17]
Azerbaijan Carpet Museum was awarded the Best Experience award in the field of intangible cultural heritage database by the International Committee for Documentation (CIDOC) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Thus, Azerbaijan Carpet ...

Azerbaijani artist awarded at International contest

01.03.2018 [12:48]
An exhibition of the 4th International caricature contest opened in Macedonia. The exhibition features the 100 best works. 155 artists from 40 countries participated with 430 works at the contest on ...

Azerbaijan's Eurovision song to be revealed on March 4

28.02.2018 [18:25]
The presentation of the song and video of Azerbaijan's Eurovision 2018 singer Aysel Mammadova (AISEL) will be held on March 4. AISEL will perform in the first half of the semifinal 1. The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will take place for the first time in Portugal ...

Forbes: For an epicurean vacation destination, look no further than Azerbaijan

28.02.2018 [15:17]
Forbes has published an article by contributor Stephan Rabimov who highlights Azerbaijan`s tourism potential. “From authentic Mediterranean tavernas to California`s al fresco hotspots, gastronomy is rapidly becoming one of the ...

Azerbaijani movie wins award at Virgin Spring Cinefest

28.02.2018 [13:15]
“The Steppe Man”, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has been awarded “Best Narrative Feature for February” at the prestigious monthly international film festival– the 6th “Virgin Spring Cinefest”. ...