The second International Ashiq Festival will open in Azerbaijan on Monday bringing together ashiqs from many countries, including Turkey, Iran, Georgia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The 9-day festival will officially open at Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre on Tuesday, with ...

Azerbaijan to join Womex music festival

20.10.2014 [21:18]
An Azerbaijani delegation will attend the 20th international Womex music festival in Spain. An Azerbaijani jazz group led by Elchin Shirinov will also perform as part of the festival. WOMEX is an international world music support and development project, whose main event is an exposition held annually in different locations throughout Europe. It integrates ...

Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 kicks off

20.10.2014 [12:32]
Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 has got underway at the International Mugham Center. The festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijani Culture Foundation. ...

Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert by Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra

15.10.2014 [14:49]
The famous Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra will present its first concert program in Baku at the Heydar Aliyev Center on November 26. The concert program features some everlasting pieces by worldwide recognized Austrian composer Johann Strauss, also known as the King of Waltz, as well as other famous Viennese classic composers ...

12-year-old Azerbaijani into semi-final of The Voice Kids Finland

14.10.2014 [12:00]
A 12-year-old Azerbaijani entry has qualified for the semi-finals of The Voice Kids song contest in Finland. Aylin Jabbarli won the jury`s sympathy after performing Madonna’s Like a Prayer. Aylin is a soloist of the AzerTurk band under the AzerTurk Youth Organization in Finland ...

Young Azerbaijani mugham master to give concert in Shanghai

13.10.2014 [17:59]
Young Azerbaijani mugham singer Gochag Asgarov will give a three day concert as part of the Shanghai World Music Festival 2014. ...

Azerbaijani Ballet ‘Seven Beauties’ premieres in U.S. to a great acclaim VIDEO

13.10.2014 [14:02]
The famous San Diego Ballet and Grossmont Symphony Orchestra have performed the historic Azerbaijani ballet “Seven Beauties” to a full house at the Civic Theater in San Diego, California. This internationally renowned ballet ...

TEAS jazz reception attracts an appreciative LibDem audience

08.10.2014 [20:59]
On 5 October, the spirited music of Azerbaijani violinist Sabina Rakcheyeva and the multinational Deco Ensemble entranced around 200 extremely attentive members of the party faithful attending this year’s Liberal Democrat conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow. Sabina was the first Azerbaijani graduate ...

Mugham master Alim Gasimov to perform in Mexico and Austria

08.10.2014 [14:35]
Azerbaijani mugham master, People's Artist Alim Gasimov will give concerts in Mexico and Austria this month. The Mexico concert will see Gasimov perform four days starting from October 15. In Vienna, he will be joined by his daughter Fargana, also a mugham performer, for the two- ...

San Diego to host American premiere of Seven Beauties by Gara Garayev

08.10.2014 [13:07]
San Diego, California, will host the premiere of Seven Beauties ballet by great Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev this Saturday. Sponsored by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and presented by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the ballet is produced by the critically acclaimed San Diego Ballet ...

World-renowned jazz musicians to gather in Baku for international festival

07.10.2014 [15:00]
Baku will host another international jazz festival from October 19-30. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the festival will bring together ...

Fantastic Fanta Youth Festival wraps up in Baku

01.10.2014 [21:20]
The Coca-Cola Company has held the second Fanta youth festival at Baku Crystal Hall. The big celebration was attended by over 35 thousand people, which exceeded the number of guests of the first Fanta Festival, which was held at the Tofiq Bahramov Central stadium last year ...

Works of outstanding Azerbaijani composer sounded in Stockholm

01.10.2014 [13:42]
Works of outstanding Azerbaijani composer Fikret Amirov sounded in Stockholm. The concert was organized by the French Embassy in Sweden and held at the French Cultural Center. The concert was attended by representatives of the French community in Sweden, the ...

Broadcaster MRT announces 20 artists who will fight for ticket to represent Macedonia in Eurovision 2015

29.09.2014 [14:29]
The F.Y.R. Macedonian broadcaster MRT announced 20 lucky artists who will fight for the ticket to represent F.Y.R. Macedonia in Vienna. MRT has announced that the F.Y.R. Macedonian national final will take place on the eve of the Day of Liberation of Skopje, on the 12th of November. This season, the broadcaster ...

Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble performs in Paris

21.09.2014 [14:44]
Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble has given an impressive concert in the Azerbaijani Village, which is arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation at the Place Saint-Sulpice in Paris. Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble was founded in 1970. Within 44 years, the ensemble has ...

Baku Jazz Festival-2014 to be held

16.09.2014 [11:46]
Baku on October 19 - November 1 will host annual jazz festival – Baku Jazz Festival-2014. The festival gathers together musicians from different countries. Craig Taborn Trio, Terri ...

Turkish Jazz festival to be held in Baku

16.09.2014 [10:16]
Turkish Jazz festival supported by the Embassy of Turkey in Azerbaijan will be held in Baku on September 10-17. The festival will see the demonstration of cinema titled “Turkish jazz”. Ambassador of Turkey to the country Ismail Alper Coshkun praised hosting the festival by ...

Vienna 2015 slogan revealed

12.09.2014 [20:14]
"Building Bridges" is the official slogan for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, ORF, the Host Broadcaster revealed tonight. There were hundreds of proposals to ORF for the slogan, both internally and externally. In the end, it was "Building Bridges" that was picked to be the most suitable one for the next contest by the organisers. ...

Young Azerbaijani violinist attends master classes in Switzerland

05.09.2014 [19:30]
Student of the Uzeyir Hajibeyov Baku Music Academy and President's Scholarship holder Osman Eyyublu has attended master classes on violin in the "Crans Montana Classics” in Switzerland. ...