Culture
Baku hosts Founding Meeting of Azerbaijan National Committee of ICOMOS
18.04.2014 [20:36]
Baku has hosted the Founding Meeting of the Azerbaijan National Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). The meeting was attended by president of ICOMOS Gustavo Araoz
 
Azerbaijani movie to join Short Film Corner competition of Festival de Cannes
17.04.2014 [18:04]
Azerbaijani film "Sonuncu" (The Last One) directed by Sergei Pikalov has been included the competition program of short films of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival. For the first time the competition of "Short Film" features works by Azerbaijani and
 
Euronews airs report on Molokans living in Azerbaijan
17.04.2014 [15:47]
Euronews has broadcast a report on Molokans living in Azerbaijan’s Ivanovka village. The report was produced by journalist Galina Polonskaya. She says: “Ivanovka is a village that tastes like a dream. The Molokans treasure the past and take it into the future. Ivanovka is provided with natural gas. But still the first thing
 
Tribeca Film Festival opens its 13th edition
17.04.2014 [12:05]
When the Tribeca Film Festival opens its 13th edition on Wednesday, it will embrace a New York state of mind. The selection also marks a win for the Tribeca Film Institute, the festival`s nonprofit organization, which supports some 60 independent projects each year. Although it can
 
Azerbaijani version of Start a Fire available now
17.04.2014 [11:16]
Dilara Kazimova, Azerbaijani entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, has released a brand new version of her soulful ballad Start a Fire a long-waited version in native language. Azerbaijani version for Start a Fire is called “Bir qığılcım” (A single spark). Dilara wanted to
 
Azerbaijani, Turkmen manuscripts institutions to sign memorandum on cooperation in May
16.04.2014 [15:03]
Manuscripts institutions of Azerbaijani and Turkmenistan have agreed to sign a memorandum on cooperation in May as Turkmen ambassador in Baku visited the Institute of Manuscripts of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences
 
Azerbaijani children to perform at international Yekaterinburg festival
16.04.2014 [14:10]
Azerbaijani children will attend “The Earth is our Home” 14th International festival of musical creativity to be held in Yekaterinburg, Russia, from April 18-23 Talented children from 16 countries will participate in the festival that will feature concerts, exhibitions and master classes among other events
 
Winner of Eurovision 2009 Alexander Rybak to perform at Heydar Aliyev Center
15.04.2014 [16:04]
The Norwegian singer and violinist, winner of Eurovision 2009 Alexander Rybak will present a new project at the Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku on May 15. He will appear at the stage with students of the Republican Art Gymnasium. The popular singer will arrive in Baku 3 days before the concert and hold workshops and trainings with
 
Azerbaijan to construct Caucasus` largest mosque in Baku
15.04.2014 [14:35]
A mosque being built in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku will be the largest one in the Caucasus, relevant authorities have said. An initiative by the Azerbaijani President, the mosque will have four minarets and nine
 
Dilara`s Europe in ten days
12.04.2014 [20:11]
Time to travel from country to country and to sing for the fans is the most exciting time for every singer. Dilara’s promotional tour kicked off with the Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam. During the next ten days, the Azerbaijani participant is going to visit five more countries
 
Charity Easter bazaar opens in Baku
11.04.2014 [13:34]
A Charity Easter Bazaar has today opened at the Russian Information and Cultural Centre organized by the Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan and the Baku-Azerbaijan Eparchy of Russian Orthodox Church. The event brought together MPs, representatives of foreign countries` diplomatic missions
 
Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts, Berlin Weissensee School of Art sign cooperation agreement
11.04.2014 [12:30]
Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts and Berlin Weissensee School of Art have signed an agreement on cooperation. The agreement was inked by rector of Azerbaijan State Academy of Fine Arts Omar Eldarov and Rector of Berlin Weissensee School of Art Leonie Baumann in Baku
 
Azerbaijani National Commission for UNESCO to organize Kids Competition 2014 – “Draw your own Book Cover”
10.04.2014 [14:36]
The Azerbaijani National Commission for UNESCO will organize the Kids Competition 2014 – “Draw your own Book Cover” – to mark the world book and copyright day on April 23. The ultimate goal of the competition is to encourage authors and artists and to ensure
 
Solo exhibition of renowned UK sculptor Tony Cragg opens at Heydar Aliyev Center
Azerbaijan`s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva visits the exhibition
09.04.2014 [21:15]
A solo exhibition of Tony Cragg, one of the most prominent figures of modern art, a renowned UK sculptor, has today opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva and
 
Azerbaijan through the Lens photography exhibition opens in Bratislava
09.04.2014 [14:24]
Azerbaijan through the Lens photography exhibition has been launched in Bratislava, Slovakia, organized by the European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). Held at the Slovak Ministry of Culture, the opening of the exhibition was attended by
 
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