Russian composer to present new concert of neoclassical music in Baku

05.12.2019 [18:00]
Oksana Valiyeva changes the usual view of classical music. Her compositions touch with no words and do not leave anyone indifferent. These are lyrical and elegant pieces for piano, strings and wind instruments. In her music, the young composer combines the spirit of classics ...

AZERTAC’s photo correspondent wins special award at international contest

05.12.2019 [13:23]
AZERTAC’s photo correspondent Ilgar Jafarov has won a special award-Master of Light Gold badge for best photo under Master of Light standards at “Through the Viewfinder 2019” international contest held in Serbia ...

New book by International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation published in Italy

03.12.2019 [18:36]
The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation implements various projects to popularize and promote the rich cultural heritage of Turkic people around the world. The following book was published with the support of the Foundation in Italy ...

“Gingerbread City” exhibition to open in Baku

03.12.2019 [18:12]
For the first time in Azerbaijan, Nargis Publishing House will present ’Gingerbread City’, a miniature city made from gingerbread and icing. In the model city there are miniature versions of the main attractions of Baku, including the Heydar Aliyev Center, the Gosha Gala Gates, the Flame Towers, Maiden Tower, Baku Ferris Wheel ...

Azerbaijani exotic: feijoa

03.12.2019 [15:45]
The nature of Azerbaijan is generous with gifts. Of particular note are the fruits grown in the country. Delicate peaches, juicy citrus fruits, fragrant strawberries, unusual medlar and persimmons, and many others. However, there is such a fruit in ...

Journey of “Mysterious Tales of Tabriz”

03.12.2019 [12:53]
For centuries, Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage has adequately represented this nation’s great past, unique culture, and its origins. BP has been closely involved with Azerbaijan’s rich cultural legacy since the early days of its presence here. To date ...

National Geographic Traveler Magazine names Azerbaijan “Best Excursion Tour Destination”

29.11.2019 [17:09]
Azerbaijan has won “Best Excursion Tour Destination” by the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019, an annual traveler award held by the Russian edition of the US National Geographic Traveler magazine. The publication annually holds a vote for the best tourist destinations among the most ...

Nasimi`s poems to be launched in Italian language

29.11.2019 [08:48]
An Italian version of a book of poems by the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi will be presented in Italy early December. To be organized in collaboration with the Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, the presentation will be held as part of the Year of Nasimi ...

Elizabeth Taylor's estate puts 1,000 luxury items up for auction

27.11.2019 [16:17]
1,000 priceless items from Elizabeth Taylor's estate are going up for auction, from one-of-a-kind fashions and intimate accessories to homewares, including a $20,000 gilt LAMP. The holiday season came early for fans of style icon Elizabeth Taylor, as her house, which protects the actress` ...

Azerbaijan to join Bazar International de Luxembourg

26.11.2019 [20:14]
Azerbaijan will join the Bazar International de Luxembourg, which will take place on Christmas Eve. One of Luxembourg's most popular yearly events in its 59th year, this tradition embeds the very best in multicultural diversity, enjoyment and fun, allowing the many countries represented to showcase ...

Azerbaijan joins BSEC working group`s tourism meeting

26.11.2019 [18:21]
An Azerbaijani delegation is attending the joint meeting of the working group on culture and cooperation in tourism of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) in Istanbul, Turkey. The event brings together representatives of the ministries of culture and tourism of 11 member countries ...

650th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet Nasimi marked in Malaysia

26.11.2019 [12:06]
An event has been held in the city of Petaling Jaya, Selangor state, Malaysia to celebrate the 650th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi. The event was organized by Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Kuala Lumpur ...

La Scala soloists perform at Heydar Aliyev Center  VIDEO

25.11.2019 [18:33]
Soloists of the famous Italian La Scala Theater have performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Giovanni Guagliardo, Massimiliano Pisapia and Marina Nachkebiya were accompanied by the Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibayli ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes Azerbaijani music night in Beijing

25.11.2019 [11:46]
“Azerbaijani music night” concert program has been held in Beijing. The event was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Azerbaijani Embassy in China in partnership with Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries ...

Azerbaijan joins Culture Commission meeting of 40th session of UNESCO General Conference

21.11.2019 [18:52]
Head of International Cooperation and Innovations Department of the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan Vasif Eyvazzade has attended the Culture Commission meeting of the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference held at the headquarters of the Organization in Paris, France ...

Participants of Jalil Mammadguluzade’s 150th birth anniversary visit International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation

21.11.2019 [11:13]
Visitors who came to Baku for the 150th birth anniversary of famous writer, thinker, editor and playwright Jalil Mammadguluzade have visited the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation ...

Retrospective exhibition by Russian photographer Yakov Khalip opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

18.11.2019 [22:49]
Heydar Aliyev Center has hosted the opening of “Heir to the Avant-Garde. The Azerbaijani diary” retrospective exhibition by the classic Soviet photographer Yakov Khalip. The exhibition is organized by the Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, a ...

Azerbaijan, ISESCO discuss prospects for cooperation

18.11.2019 [20:28]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with new Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Salim bin Mohammed Al-Malik on the sidelines of the 40th session of UNESCO General Conference in Paris to discuss the current state ...

Azerbaijani movie receives best film award at VII CIS Young Cinema Forum in Bishkek

14.11.2019 [22:18]
“Chairs”, a movie by young Azerbaijani filmmaker Orhan Aghazade, has received the International Best film award at the UMUT (Hope) VII Forum of Young Cinema of the CIS countries held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The forum marked the 80th anniversary of Kyrgyz actor Suimenkul Chokmorov ...