Strasburg Public Library launches Azerbaijani literature section

14.02.2019 [23:14]
An Azerbaijani literature section has been launched at Strasburg Public Library, co-founder of “Editions Kapaz” publishing house Nijat Kazimov told AZERTAC. According to him, Azerbaijani literary works translated into French were included ...

Baku to host “Colombia-Azerbaijan: rhapsody of colors” exhibition

14.02.2019 [23:06]
Baku art gallery in Icharisheher will host “Colombia-Azerbaijan: rhapsody of colors” photo exhibition on February 20. The exhibition will showcase works of diplomats Zaur Gulamaliyev and Jose Ricardo Infante Franco ...

Baku to host exhibition of handmade carpets and national jewelry of Turkmenistan

14.02.2019 [22:43]
The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum will host an exhibition of Turkmen handmade carpets, national jewelry, and products of the textile industry of Turkmenistan from February 15-18. This exhibition contributes to the expansion of cultural and humanitarian ...

Shooting underway on film about Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev

12.02.2019 [11:31]
“The shooting of the “101 mysteries after 101 years”, a new feature documentary film highlighting a deep and meaningful life of a great son of Azerbaijan, pride of the whole Turkic world Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev is underway,” screenwriter, director and executive producer of the film Jalaladdin Gasimov has told AZERTAC ...

Aladdin 2019 cast! Will Smith is the Genie in first look pictures from Disney remake

12.02.2019 [11:04]
The Hollywood star is taking on the iconic role made famous by the late Robin Williams Fans have been given a first look at Will Smith as the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming live action remake of Aladdin ...

Ukrainian prima ballerina to visit Baku

08.02.2019 [10:14]
Ukrainian prima ballerina Tatiana Goliakova will perform at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. Peoples’ Artist of Ukraine Tatiana Goliakova will perform in "Giselle" ballet by Adolphe Adam ...

Azerbaijan joins Minsk Book Fair

07.02.2019 [17:07]
Azerbaijan has joined the 26th Minsk International Book Fair. Azerbaijan`s stand at the fair features books on modern Azerbaijan, Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as ...

Heydar Aliyev Center to host exhibition of Russian avant-garde artists

07.02.2019 [11:37]
On February 17, the exhibition titled “Upon request. The Russian Avant-Garde Collection of the Regional Museums, 1900-1930. Part 3” will be launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The display will feature unique avant-garde paintings from 17 regional museums scattered all over Russia ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants (continued)

04.02.2019 [19:25]
There are nine National Parks in Azerbaijan, created for environmental, educational, scientific purposes, as well as to promote the development of ecological tourism. In some of them, there are rare species of fauna, such as the persian leopard and the striped hyena ...

Azerbaijani film “Cholhcu” continues to achieve global success

04.02.2019 [12:19]
“Cholchu” (The Steppe Man), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev was named “The Film of the January Month” and got several awards at the L'Age d'Or International Arthouse Film Festival ...

National Parks of Azerbaijan and their inhabitants

01.02.2019 [19:59]
In Azerbaijan, there are nine national parks scattered throughout the country and characterized by high natural diversity. They are inhabited by hundreds of species of rare representatives of the fauna and flora listed in the Red Book ...

Film about Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete screened at international festival

29.01.2019 [16:34]
“I want to fly”, a documentary highlighting the life of an Azerbaijani Paralympic athlete has been screened as part of the Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival. The documentary tells the story of Kamal Mammadov, who was confined ...

Iranian tourism portal releases video about Azerbaijan VIDEO

28.01.2019 [15:28]
Iran’s tourism portal Safarbank.ir has released a video highlighting Baku’s and Azerbaijan’s tourism areas. The portal highlights the photos of Azerbaijan's sights as Nabran, Bilgah, Mardakan and hotels located there, as well as the history of Gobustan rock paintings ...

Bar Refaeli confirmed as Eurovision host despite her legal woes

28.01.2019 [10:44]
Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli was on Friday named as the co-host of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, despite a looming indictment against her for tax offenses involving tens of millions of shekels, the Times of Israel said ...

Azerbaijani pianist Nargiz Aliyarova to perform in New York

27.01.2019 [12:14]
Famous pianist, honored artist of Azerbaijan Nargiz Aliyarova will perform at a concert in St. Mark's Church, New York City on February 17. Founder and president of National Music & Global Culture Society Nargiz Aliyarova will perform the works of ...

Gusar region - opportunities for ecotourism

26.01.2019 [18:44]
Azerbaijan is ideal for the development of ecological tourism. The mountain landscapes of Shahdag, the wooded hills of Chilegir, the picturesque waterfalls of the villages of Laza and Kuzun, the riding on segways, bobcards and zipline, and, of ...

11 things to do in Ganja

25.01.2019 [15:30]
Located on both banks of the fertile Ganjachai River, the Azerbaijani city of Ganja has repeatedly been subjected to trials of fate, becoming the object of attacks by foreign invaders or being in the epicenter of a devastating earthquake. But, contrary to all adversity, the city again and again revived in an even more beautiful ...

Azerbaijani pianist to perform in Moscow

24.01.2019 [13:22]
Organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, Azerbaijani Honored Artist, pianist Gulshan Annaghiyeva will give a concert in Moscow. Prior to the concert, leading expert of the Association of Contemporary Music, PhD Art Studies Rauf Farhadov will address the event ...

Michelle Obama's book 'Becoming' has longest run on Amazon's bestseller list since 'Fifty Shades'

23.01.2019 [21:27]
Former first lady Michelle Obama's memoir "Becoming" is now one of the top-selling books of the decade. The title has maintained its status as Amazon's best-selling book for nine weeks, the longest run at number one any book has had since the massively popular ...