Culture
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
 
Stunning images of Azerbaijan showcased in Slovakian Cultural Ministry
09.04.2014 [08:02]
On April 8, over 300 diplomats, deputies, journalists and celebrities – including famed soprano Anna Netrebko – packed the historic Dvorana room of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic in the heart of Bratislava for the launch
 
Azerbaijani music in Denmark
AzerTAc`s special reportage from Copenhagen VIDEO
07.04.2014 [21:12]
Azerbaijan`s rich and diverse music deeply impresses those who listen to it for the first time. In Denmark too, local singers fall in love with it. AzerTAc`s employees, who were on secondment in Denmark, met local singers and musicians
 
Turkish pop singer Mustafa Sandal performs in Baku
07.04.2014 [12:50]
The Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku has hosted a concert of Turkish pop singer Mustafa Sandal. Sandal, also known as Musti, is a Turkish pop music singer-songwriter, record producer
 
“Different springs” exhibition opens in Baku
06.04.2014 [11:01]
“Different springs” exhibition featuring paintings by Azerbaijani, Turkish and Argentine artists has been launched at the Gallery 1969 exhibition center in Baku. Speakers at the opening ceremony noted that this exhibition was a good opportunity for the
 
YARAT launches Love Me, Love Me Not exhibition at Heydar Aliyev Center
04.04.2014 [21:51]
Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbors exhibition has been launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The opening ceremony of the exhibition was attended by officials, cultural and art figures
 
Baku to host 3rd International Festival of young performers of classical music among countries of Islamic world
04.04.2014 [21:42]
The third international festival of young performers (under 20) of classical music among the countries of the Islamic World will be held in Baku on April 24-26. The festival will be co-organized by the support of ISESCO and the Ministries of Youth and
 
Director Jane Campion will head 67th Annual Cannes Film Fest Jury
04.04.2014 [13:44]
The 67th annual Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to be held from 14 to 25 May 2014. Oscar-winning director Jane Campion has been announced as the head of the 67th Cannes film festival jury. In late January of 2014 it was announced that the long delayed Grace of Monaco, directed
 
President Ilham Aliyev signs order to mark centenary of People’s Artist Barat Shakinskaya
03.04.2014 [21:22]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today signed an order to mark the 100th jubilee of outstanding theatre and cinema artist, People’s Artist Barat Shakinskaya. The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is tasked to draw up a plan of actions to ensure the
 
Connie Britton appointed as UNDP’s newest Goodwill Ambassador
03.04.2014 [20:07]
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today appointed American actress Connie Britton as its newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on poverty eradication and women’s empowerment. “We are thrilled to have Connie Britton join UNDP’s efforts to fight poverty worldwide,”
 
YARAT to launch Love Me, Love Me Not exhibition at Heydar Aliyev Center
03.04.2014 [10:00]
Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbours exhibition will be launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 3. Love Me, Love Me Not is an exhibition of contemporary art from Azerbaijan and its neighbours, featuring recent work by 16 artists from Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia
 
Delegation of Austrian National Council visits Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism
02.04.2014 [22:18]
A delegation led by Second President of the Austrian National Council Karlheinz Kopf has today visited the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. Minister Abulfaz Garayev briefed the delegation on development of Azerbaijan’s ties with foreign countries in cultural and tourism fields
 
Azerbaijani delegation attends Nowruz Summit in Kabul
01.04.2014 [18:20]
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Elchin Afandiyev has attended the annual Nowruz Summit of Islamic countries in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 27. The event brought together presidents of Islamic Republics of Afghanistan, Iran, Tajikistan
 
1st Library and Information Science Conference starts at ADA University
01.04.2014 [14:42]
ADA University hosted the 1st International Library and Information Science Conference with the theme of "Exploring Best Practices in Library and Information Science”. The participants were welcomed by Rector of ADA University Hafiz Pashayev, Minister of
 
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