Azerbaijani, Georgian tourism representatives discuss organization of joint tours

21.04.2022 [19:00]
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board (ATB) and the “Azerbaijan.Travel” Guest Center in Georgia’s Tbilisi have co-organized a webinar on the development of joint tours between the two countries. Representatives of the Azerbaijan Tourism Board and the National Tourism Administration of Georgia attended the meeting ...

New Mexico fines film company over Alec Baldwin shooting

21.04.2022 [17:52]
New Mexico workplace safety regulators on Wednesday issued the maximum possible fine of nearly $137,000 against a film production company for firearms safety failures on the set of “Rust” where actor and producer Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer in October, according to AP ...

Azerbaijan Tourism Board launches online campaign on Wego platform

21.04.2022 [15:40]
The Azerbaijan Tourism Board has launched an online campaign on the Wego platform, a travel meta-search engine, to bring the country’s tourism potential to a broader audience. As part of the campaign, Wego’s Facebook and Instagram accounts ...

Restoration of Baku Khans’ Palace completed

21.04.2022 [14:41]
“The restoration of the Palace of Baku Khans has been completed and the palace will be inaugurated soon, Chairman of the Board of Icharishahar State Historical and Architectural Reserve Shahin Seyidzade said in his speech at the International scientific conference titled "Architectural heritage of Karabakh and Eastern Zangazur ...

International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation to sign new works in cooperation with Yunus Emre Institute

21.04.2022 [14:29]
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Director of the Baku Yunus Emre Institute Selchuk Karakylych. During the meeting, the President of the Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva highlighted ...

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum hosts opening of “Two Hearts One Destiny” exhibition

21.04.2022 [12:50]
The Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum has hosted the opening of the exhibition “Two Hearts One Destiny”, representing the creativity of Ujal Hagverdiyev and Elena Hagverdiyeva, remarkable Azerbaijani artists and an amazing couple secured in each other’s love and art journey through life together ...

Archaeological Site of Troy – most significant evidence of first contact between civilizations of Anatolia and Mediterranean world

21.04.2022 [11:15]
Archaeological Site of Troy, located on the mounds of Hisarlik overlooking the Turkish Aegean coastal plain, is one of the most famous archeological sites in the world, with its 4,000 years of history. The first excavations at the site were undertaken by the famous archaeologist Heinrich ...

Kyrgyz first lady Aigul Japarova visits Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

20.04.2022 [20:38]
Kyrgyz first Lady Aigul Japarova, who is on an official visit to Azerbaijan, has today visited National Carpet Museum. The Kyrgyz first lady was informed about the traditions of Azerbaijan’s ancient art of carpet-making, and familiarized herself with the unique collection exhibited in the Museum ...

House Museum of Niyazi - founder of Azerbaijan conductor school

20.04.2022 [14:36]
The House Museum of Niyazi, one of the authors of the first symphonic works in Azerbaijani music, who played an important role in the formation and development of national symphony, was established in 1990 and opened its door for visitors in 1994. Maestro Niyazi lived ...

Tahir Salahov`s House Museum

19.04.2022 [20:01]
Tahir Salahov`s House Museum has been operating since 2012.The exposition of the museum is dedicated to the life and activity of Azerbaijani artist Tahir Salahov. The structure of the house remains as it is built. The person feels that the artist has just left the room this moment - all the things are vivid and functional. The exposition was organized on 3 floors ...

Chepken - one of most widely spread clothing in Turkish-ethnic cultural environment

19.04.2022 [19:08]
“Chepken” was a part of both male and female clothing sets. Atmagols (a type of “chocka”) were usually added to “chepkens”. The presented “chepken” was made of black velvet. It was used as male clothing.Its surface was decorated with “ketebe” (colophon) and “afshar flower” patterns embroidered with silver wires and silk threads ...

State Museum of Musical Culture of Azerbaijan

19.04.2022 [18:34]
The State Museum of Musical Culture of Azerbaijan was founded in 1967. Main objectives and policies of the Museum: collection, preservation, study, popularization and reactivation of the materials related to the history of the Azerbaijani music. There are more than 56,000 exhibits collected in the museum fund. Among them are such Azerbaijan national musical ...

Baku Convention Center – an ultra-modern platform where innovation meets professionals

19.04.2022 [18:15]
The Baku Convention Center, the largest in the Caucasus, is an ultra-modern platform capable of providing events at the highest international level.With a number of adaptable conference rooms and a main hall for up to 3,500 people, the Baku Convention Center offers a wide range of options for congresses, conferences ...

Barcelona honours Gabriel García Márquez with new library

19.04.2022 [17:52]
In the digital age, building a new library filled with old-fashioned printed books seems idealistic, almost quixotic. Not so in Barcelona. The city council is about to open a new €12m library next month, the latest instalment in a programme that dates back 20 years, according to The Guardian ...

Next edition of Arabic version of “IRS” magazine published

19.04.2022 [15:30]
A new issue of the Arabic version of the “IRS” magazine, which plays an important role in disseminating Azerbaijani realities around the world, as well as promoting the country’s rich culture and art abroad, has been published. The magazine cover featured ...

ICESCO renews call for preservation, valorization and promotion of Islamic World Heritage

19.04.2022 [14:00]
The world has been commemorating April 18 as the International Day for Monuments and Sites since its establishment by the International Council on Monuments and Sites in 1982, which was endorsed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1983. This day represents ...

Azerbaijan Cultural Center joins Tashkent Book Week

19.04.2022 [12:02]
The Azerbaijan Cultural Center (ACC) named after Heydar Aliyev in Uzbekistan has participated at the Book Week held at the “Turan” Library and Information Center in Tashkent. The Azerbaijani corner featured the national flag of the country ...

Championship in "Falcon" military-sports games held

18.04.2022 [21:48]
The championship in the "Falcon" military-sports games has been held at the Training and Educational Center of the Azerbaijan Army, one of the Naval Forces’ military units, and Azerbaijan Military Academy named after Heydar Aliyev. First, the memory of national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, and shehids ...

Azerbaijan Independence Museum

18.04.2022 [21:23]
Azerbaijan Independence Museum was founded on 9 January, 1991 by the order number 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers. Right after the museum was established, when documents were prepared and archives studied, very interesting and important fact emerged. The first professional museum in Azerbaijan ...