China Daily highlights inscription of Sheki with Khan’s Palace on UNESCO's World Heritage List

08.07.2019 [21:01]
China Daily newspaper has published an article highlighting the inscription of Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The article says: “Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s ...

Yoga and poetry night organized at Yanardag Reserve
 Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends the event

08.07.2019 [17:52]
A yoga and poetry night has been arranged as part of the “Word” literary project at Yanardag State Historical-Cultural and Natural Reserve. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Six cultural sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

07.07.2019 [16:30]
During its meeting in Baku this morning, the World Heritage Committee inscribed six cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The newly inscribed sites are located in Azerbaijan, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, and the UK ...

Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List VIDEO

07.07.2019 [15:13]
Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List at a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Baku. The historic city of Sheki is located at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains and divided in two ...

Azerbaijan, China discuss ways of developing cultural cooperation

06.07.2019 [22:58]
Azerbaijan and China have explored the ways of developing relations in the field of culture. Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev and director of the Chinese National Cultural Heritage Administration Liu Yuzhu met on the margins of the 43rd ...

Seven more cultural sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

06.07.2019 [21:26]
During its meeting in Baku this afternoon, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. According to UNESCO, the sites added this afternoon are located in Canada ...

Japanese FM makes statement on inscription of “Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan” on UNESCO World Heritage List

06.07.2019 [20:27]
Japan`s Foreign Minister Taro Kono has released a statement as “Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan” was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List at the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku ...

Azerbaijani violinist to perform with Welsh Chamber Orchestra

05.07.2019 [18:07]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with Chamber Orchestra of Wales at St Mary`s Church, in Swansea, Wales, UK on July 13.Jamal Aliyev said the concert will mark the 75th birthday celebrations of Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer ...

Two natural sites, one in China, another in Iran, inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

05.07.2019 [14:00]
During its morning session, the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku, inscribed two natural sites in China and in the Islamic Republic of Iran on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List: Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China ...

Azerbaijan in 5 days

05.07.2019 [10:36]
The popular Russian travel portal Tutu.ru offered its readers ideas for a short but informative holiday in Azerbaijan. The author of the review, traveler and photographer Svetlana Puzanskaya told the readers of the site how best to plan a trip to Azerbaijan for 5 days ...

Karabakh horses - the heritage of Azerbaijan

04.07.2019 [19:27]
For millennia, the horse was a faithful friend and companion of man. Despite the development of science and technical progress, in the modern world, interest in horse breeding has not changed at all. In Azerbaijan, which is an integral part of the Turkic world, people from ancient ...

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva views “Live Life” exhibition

03.07.2019 [22:32]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has viewed “Live Life” exhibition and met with students who are on a summer internship under the international exhibition project ...

Children treated to unforgettable entertainment show on the Caspian shore

03.07.2019 [20:51]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has attended another entertainment show organized by the Foundation for nearly 200 children deprived of parental care and in need of special care. The show was held at Dalga Beach resort on the shore of the Caspian Sea ...

Awesome Absheron: Gobustan, Gala and Yanardag

03.07.2019 [19:24]
Azerbaijan is a country with an ancient history and rich culture, and its lands keep imprints of human development at all stages. Time has preserved for us many archaeological and architectural monuments of the past. And the Absheron Peninsula in this regard is of particular value. Proof of this are the unique stone ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture meets with Permanent Delegate of Saint Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO

03.07.2019 [13:18]
Chairman of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with Permanent Delegate of Saint Kitts and Nevis to UNESCO David Doyle. ...

5 main attractions of Baku Fortress

02.07.2019 [14:17]
Thanks to the once impregnable fortress walls of the Baku Fortress, the medieval city of Icherisheher, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has reached our days almost unchanged. In the center of this magnificent historical and architectural reserve ...

The seeds of culture of peace may be cultivated only through dialogue and mutual respect, First Vice-President

01.07.2019 [21:02]
“Cultural heritage offers us a shared sense of belonging to a great story of humanity. It is our strong belief that the seeds of culture of peace may be cultivated only through dialogue and mutual respect,” said First Vice-President of Azerbaijan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva as she made a speech at the opening ...

First Vice-President: In the last ten years our activity on preservation of the World Cultural Heritage has covered a wide geography

01.07.2019 [20:41]
“Azerbaijan’s devotion to the values and ideals of UNESCO goes beyond its national borders. In the last ten years our activity on preservation of the World Cultural Heritage has covered a wide geography,” said First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva as she addressed the opening ceremony of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee ...

First plenary meeting of 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee kicks off

01.07.2019 [15:46]
The first plenary meeting as part of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has got underway at Baku Convention Center. The session agenda was announced. The event also heard the reports from representatives of member states ...