Concert marking 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Israel held in Baku

25.04.2022 [15:19]
A concert marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Israel, as well as the 15th anniversary of the Azerbaijan-Israel International Association - "Aziz" has been held at the Baku Music Academy named after Uzeyir Hajibayli ...

Little Venice in Baku

25.04.2022 [13:51]
Little Venice in Baku Boulevard is a small town built in 1960 by Baku mayor Alish Lambaranski, who visited Venice and was impressed by its beauty that he aimed to recreate its charm back at home. He decided to create such a wonderful scenery in his city and soon ...

Baroque Days International Music Festival kicks off in Baku

25.04.2022 [11:37]
The opening ceremony of the Baroque Days International Music Festival, organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, has been held at the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. The festival’s opening ceremony featured the premiere of famous 18th century ...

President of International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation meets with deputies of TURKPA Commission on Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Issues

24.04.2022 [14:01]
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with deputies of the TURKPA Commission on Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Issues ...

Azerbaijan State Theatre Museum named after prominent playwright Jafar Jabbarli

23.04.2022 [18:31]
Azerbaijan State Theatre Museum named after a famous playwright, poet, novelist Jafar Jabbarli was established in 1934. Till this day over 137.000 exhibits gathered in the fund. From the date of formation of Azerbaijan professional theatre up to now program and placards of the first theatre performances ...

Shusha Music School

23.04.2022 [17:33]
Since ancient times, music was widely used in public celebrations and spiritual processions in Karabakh. Starting from the first half of the nineteenth century, the performing arts rapidly evolved in Karabakh, especially in the heart of the region – the city of Shusha. In 1870-the 1880s, various musical meetings, clubs ...

Georgia’s Historical Monuments of Mtskheta – outstanding examples of medieval religious architecture in Caucasus protected by UNESCO

23.04.2022 [12:32]
With four World Heritage Sites (three cultural and one natural), Georgia has the largest number of UNESCO-protected properties in the region and the oldest UNESCO Site, too. Located in the cultural landscape at the confluence of the Aragvi and Mtkvari Rivers ...

Azerbaijan, Pakistan discuss prospects for cooperation in various fields of music

22.04.2022 [17:42]
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Azerbaijan Bilal Hayee has met with Director of the International Mugham Center (IMC), People's Artist Murad Huseynov. IMC Director Murad Huseynov highlighted the activities and history of the center ...

RIA-Novosti news agency posts article about Baku

22.04.2022 [17:02]
Russian RIA-Novosti news agency has published an article about Baku headlined “Whoever sees Baku, falls in love with it: what is the secret of the popularity of the "city of contrasts". The article quoted Olga Kabanova as saying: “The ancient mansions and skyscrapers ...

Algerian portal: Two mosques will be restored in Aghdam

22.04.2022 [16:37]
The Algerian news portal Al-Harir has published an article by AZERTAC news agency in Arabic highlighting Juma and Giyasli mosques, which will be restored in the liberated Aghdam district. The article also quoted the official of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture Azad Jafarli as saying at the international ...

Baku to host Baroque Days International Music Festival for the first time

22.04.2022 [14:08]
Organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will host the opening ceremony of the Baroque Days International Music Festival on April 23. The festival's opening ceremony will feature the premiere of famous 18th century ...

Andy Serkis to direct animated adaptation of ‘Animal Farm’ for Cinesite

22.04.2022 [13:56]
“The Batman” star Andy Serkis is set to direct an animated adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel “Animal Farm.”, according to Variety. Serkis is directing the feature at animation and VFX studio Cinesite (“Riverdance: The Animated Adventure”) from a screenplay by Nick Stoller (“Storks,” “Captain Underpants”) ...

Robert Morse, two-time Tony-winning actor, dies at 90

22.04.2022 [13:49]
Actor Robert Morse, who won a Tony Award as a hilariously brash corporate climber in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” and a second one a generation later as the brilliant, troubled Truman Capote in “Tru,” has died at the age of 90, according to AP. Morse died at his home ...

Khankandi State Drama Theatre

22.04.2022 [13:45]
Khankandi State Drama Theatre was founded in 1932 and named after Maxim Gorky, a Russian and Soviet writer, a founder of the socialist realism literary method, and a political activist. The Theatre was included in the list of the immovable historical and cultural monuments of Azerbaijan ...

Ancient Roman pottery workshop discovered in Egypt

22.04.2022 [12:38]
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered an ancient pottery workshop — with the remains of rounded vessels, coins, figurines and even a 'ritual room' — dating to the beginning of the Roman period in Tabba Matouh, west Alexandria ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes Azerbaijani pavilion at 59th Venice Biennale

22.04.2022 [12:09]
Azerbaijan is represented by a national pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale 2022, one of the world-famous art platforms. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Azerbaijani national pavilion under the "Born to love" theme, will be open until November 27 in the ancient Procuratie Vecchie building ...

Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi – magnificent masterpieces of Islamic architecture in Turkiye protected by UNESCO

22.04.2022 [11:13]
Distinguished 11th-century Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi, located in the Sivas province of the South-West Turkiye, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985. According to UNESCO, this region of Anatolia was conquered by the Turks ...

Gubadli History-Ethnography Museum

21.04.2022 [20:01]
Gubadli History-Ethnography Museum was opened on May 6, 1980. Until 1993, the museum contained over 5.000 exhibits. The museum pieces included ancient swords, daggers, copper utensils, pottery dishes, rare specimens of nature, fauna and flora, also the items belonging to the participants of the Great Patriotic War ...

Xanthos-Letoon - ancient city recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site in Turkiye

21.04.2022 [19:56]
Made up of two neighboring settlements located in the southwestern part of Anatolia, respectively within the boundaries of Turkish provinces of Antalya and Muğla, Xanthos-Letoon is a remarkable archaeological complex. The site, which was the capital of Lycia ...