Azerbaijan is a country of unrevealed curiosities for the world, says tourism board CEO

23.01.2019 [18:16]
As the ‘Country in Focus’ at the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange 2019 (SATTE 2019) held this month Times of India’s (TOI) Swati Mathur caught up with the chief executive officer of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board, Florian Sengstschmid ...

Hungarian film producer and media mogul Andy Vajna dies

22.01.2019 [12:34]
Andy Vajna, 74, a prominent figure of the Hungarian and international film industry, has died after a long illness in his Budapest home, the Hungarian National Film Fund told MTI on Sunday, according to Daily News Hungary ...

Azerbaijan`s stand installed at cuisine festival in Kuwait

22.01.2019 [12:32]
Azerbaijani Embassy in Kuwait has joined the international cuisine festival, which brought together 19 embassies and nearly 30 local organizations and enterprises of Kuwait. The festival was held as a part of the 25th Al-Qurain Cultural Festival, organized by ...

Baku to host Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival

18.01.2019 [21:39]
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, film production company Imago Group, United Cultures, and Sandro Teti Editore will organize the first Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival aimed to promote the past, present, and future of cinema in Italy and Azerbaijan ...

Krakow to host Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019

18.01.2019 [19:28]
Director General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Noel Curran has revealed that Krakow has been selected as the host city for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. In an interview with TVP Info, the EBU Director General has revealed that Krakow ...

Seven things to do in Mingachevir

17.01.2019 [21:21]
One of the youngest cities of Azerbaijan, Mingachevir, was founded in 1945. Today, this well-groomed flowering city located in a picturesque area on the banks of the Kura River is not only the main energy center of Azerbaijan (65% of all electricity in ...

Azerbaijan joins SATTE 2019 international tourism exhibition in India

17.01.2019 [17:39]
An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international SATTE 2019 exhibition held in New Delhi, India on January 16-17, aiming to broadly promote the country’s tourism potential abroad. Azerbaijan is represented at the two-day event by 19 agencies, including experts ...

Madonna invited to perform at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv

16.01.2019 [20:58]
Madonna is reportedly in negotiation with organizers to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Tel Aviv in 2019, Ynet said Tuesday. Israel won the rights to host the annual competition in 2019 after Netta Barzilai was named the winner of last year’s event ...

Flights between Baku and Beijing to be increased VIDEO

16.01.2019 [19:36]
Azerbaijan Airlines, Azerbaijan Tourism Bureau and the leading Chinese travel company - ETI-Holidays (Beijing HUAYUAN International Travel Co., LTD) signed a trilateral memorandum of understanding in Beijing. The memorandum envisages increasing the flow of Chinese ...

Bulgaria's oldest city honored as European culture capital

14.01.2019 [17:06]
Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Associated Press reported. Some 50,000 people gathered on a central square Saturday to watch the opening show dubbed "We are all colors" with ...

The legacy of the monarchical past of Azerbaijan

11.01.2019 [20:28]
The lands of Azerbaijan in different periods of history fell under the influence of various empires, were part of various principalities and armies, and were divided into khanates. Many material evidences of the monarchical past - palaces, fortresses, gardens, tombs have survived to this day ...

ISESCO chooses Jerusalem as Capital of Islamic Culture

11.01.2019 [11:30]
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) said it has chosen Jerusalem as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2019, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at a press conference in Morocco's capital Rabat on ISESCO’s declaration of 2019 as the Year of Heritage in the Islamic ...

Famous Russian conductor to perform at Heydar Aliyev Palace VIDEO

10.01.2019 [22:06]
Famous Russian conductor Igor Ponomarenko will lead the Cinema Hits Show concert at Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku on February 23. “IP Orchestra” will perform soundtracks from movies such as Titanic ...

Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, IMM discuss future cooperation

10.01.2019 [12:06]
President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Efendiyeva met with the advisor to the Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Hüseyin Eren, deputy chairman of cultural department Omer Birinci and chief of the IMM City Theaters ...

The Jerusalem Post publishes article on premiere of Ido Netanyahu’s play at International Mugham Center in Baku

08.01.2019 [21:26]
“While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was making headlines in Brazil, his younger brother, Ido Netanyahu, was indirectly reaping fame in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, with the premiere of the play In Search of Meaning, directed by Ilgar Safat, which was enthusiastically received by the audience ...

Official Eurovision 2019 logo unveiled

08.01.2019 [20:28]
The logo for Eurovision 2019 has officially been revealed, under the slogan "Dare To Dream". The logo is made of three triangles, creating a golden star. KAN also confirmed today that the first wave of tickets is expected to go on sale at the end of January ...

Azerbaijani movie wins award at international film festival in Germany

08.01.2019 [17:42]
Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" has received an award at the Best Independents international film festival in Germany, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov told AZERTAC. He said the movie, “Sholler's Archive” is dedicated to the 200th anniversary ...

11 things that must be done in Sheki

07.01.2019 [20:54]
Sheki, located in a picturesque mountainous region of Azerbaijan, 380 km west of Baku, has an ancient history dating back about 2500 years. It has preserved many historical sights, a special place among which is occupied by the Sheki Khans' ...

ISESCO proclaims 2019 year of Islamic cultural heritage

07.01.2019 [17:21]
The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), proclaimed 2019 year of heritage in the Islamic world in application of the resolution of the Tenth Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers, according ...