Azerbaijan sees double-digit growth in number of incoming tourists in May

28.06.2019 [20:25]
The number of tourist flow to Azerbaijan increased 18 percent in May of 2019, which is 246,000 foreign citizens more in comparison with the same period of the last year, according to the State Tourism Agency. ...

Baku hosts 3rd World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum

27.06.2019 [14:48]
As part of the 43rd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, the 3rd World Heritage Site Managers’ Forum has kicked off at Baku Convention Center. The event is co-organized by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture, the UNESCO World Heritage Center, the International Centre ...

Japan`s IHI phylarmonic orchestra to perform Gara Garayev`s ballet

24.06.2019 [21:58]
Japan`s IHI philharmonic orchestra will perform fragments from Azerbaijani world-renowned composer Gara Garayev`s “Seven beauties” ballet. Organized by Azerbaijani embassy in Japan, the concert will be held in Tokyo`s Toyosu ...

China Daily: Mugham - national heritage of Azerbaijan, pearl of world music art

24.06.2019 [18:18]
China Daily newspaper has published an article headlined “Mugham, a national heritage of Azerbaijan, is a pearl of the world music art”. The article reads: “The meaning of the word "Mugham" is interpreted as "God sent music". And for its numerous ...

Azercell presents its new brand identity VIDEO

22.06.2019 [12:07]
The leader of the telecommunications sector of Azerbaijan, Azercell is stepping into the new era in its course of activity. The new brand identity of the company was revealed to the public at the event that took place at the Heydar Aliyev Center, with ...

Montenegro hosts cultural event "Azerbaijani folk music and dances" VIDEO

22.06.2019 [12:05]
The Azerbaijan-Montenegro Cultural and Economic Center has hosted an event entitled "Azerbaijani folk music and dances" at the Montenegrin National Theater. The event was attended by state and government officials of Montenegro, MPs, art and culture figures ...

Mugham - national heritage of Azerbaijan, pearl of world music art

21.06.2019 [16:24]
Mugham, a national heritage of Azerbaijan, is a pearl of the world music art. The meaning of the word “Mugham” is interpreted as “God sent music”. And for its numerous admirers - it is not only a beautiful lyrical melody, but also a state of mind, a way to merge with the world and a kind of cosmic ...

Marilyn Monroe statue stolen from Hollywood gazebo

20.06.2019 [15:55]
A statue of Marilyn Monroe was stolen Monday from a more than two-story public art piece in Hollywood, according to The Associated Press. The statue depicting Monroe in her iconic pose from the 1955 film ...

IDEA, UNWTO sign MoU

17.06.2019 [20:15]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has met with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili. The meeting featured the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation between ...

Filmmakers of "Endless Corridor" receive IEPF highest award "Karabakh"

14.06.2019 [10:44]
The Center for Youth Employment in Druskininkai has hosted the screening of the documentary “Endless Corridor” and awarding ceremony for the filmmakers of the documentary with the highest award of the International Eurasia Press Fund “Karabakh”, Eurasia Diary told AZERTAC ...

Egypt can demand return of King Tut statue going up for auction: Former antiquities chief

11.06.2019 [17:56]
Egypt has the right to demand the repatriation of a stone sculpture of King Tutankhamun before it goes up for auction at Christie's in London next month, according to the country’s former antiquities chief, according to the ABC News. Zahi Hawass, a renowned Egyptian archaeologist ...

Azerbaijani official attends 7th ordinary session of conference of parties to 2005 Convention on Protection and Promotion of Diversity of Cultural Expressions

08.06.2019 [17:21]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Minister of Culture Sevda Mammadaliyeva has attended the seventh ordinary session of the Conference of Parties to the 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in ...

Heydar Aliyev Center hosts 1st Autism Culture festival

01.06.2019 [12:24]
The First Autism Culture Festival of children with autism spectrum disorder has been held in Azerbaijan. The event was co-organized by “Happy future of children”, "Together and Healthy" public unions and "Umid var" charity volunteers with the support ...

“Word” project in a new presentation

25.05.2019 [12:08]
A presentation of “Word” project in a new format has been held at the Art Gallery Hotel. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. Director of the project Nigar Hasanzade thanked Leyla Aliyeva for supporting the ...

Nizami Cinema Center hosts presentation of “My little prince” animated film

23.05.2019 [23:51]
A presentation of “My little prince” animated film by Azanfilm studio has been held at the Nizami Cinema Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. In his opening remarks, First Secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker ...

Exhibition of well-known artist Zurab Tsereteli opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

23.05.2019 [17:07]
Well-known artist Zurab Tsereteli`s exhibition titled “Possible Dimensions” has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The Moscow Museum of Modern Art together with the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Russian Academy of Arts present the “Possible Dimensions” exhibition ...

Policy of multiculturalism and coexistence of Jewish community in Azerbaijan

23.05.2019 [13:00]
Religious freedom for Jewish communities is rare. Surprisingly, one of the countries that allows the Jewish Community to practice freely is Azerbaijan, a predominantly Muslim country. Azerbaijan is 96 percent Muslim and has over 2,000 Mosques ...

® Gazelli Art House Baku presents “Labyrinths of Light” by artist Stanley Casselman

20.05.2019 [18:15]
Gazelli Art House Baku has presented “Labyrinths of Light”, a four year survey of the artist Stanley Casselman, curated by David Anfam. This exhibition marks Casselman’s second solo show with the gallery and includes a concise selection from the ...

Molla Panah Vagif - founder of realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry

20.05.2019 [12:26]
Vagif is prominent in the history of Azerbaijan due to his literary and political activities. He was a great poet, the founder of the new realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry, and also an Eshikagasi, the minister of foreign affairs in the Karabakh khanate ...