Culture
Baku hosts charity premiere of documentary “McConkey”
03.11.2013 [12:07]
A charity premiere of “McConkey”, the new documentary about one of the world`s most dedicated freestyle skiers, Shane McConkey, was held in Baku at “Nizami” Cinema Center
 
Heydar Aliyev Center hosts “Eternal Love” gala concert
Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva attends the concert
02.11.2013 [21:05]
The Heydar Aliyev Center has hosted “Eternal Love” gala concert. Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva and her daughters Leyla and Arzu attended the concert. Directed by Russian People`s Artist Dmitry Bertman, the concert featured popular
 
Third Media Forum of Turkish-speaking countries and communities due in Bishkek
31.10.2013 [11:50]
The next, Third media forum of the Turkish-Speaking countries and communities will be held in Bishkek, on November 8-9. Azerbaijani delegation headed by Aflatun Amaşov, Chairman of the Azerbaijan Press Council, will attend the Forum.
 
Austrian musicians perform at Baku Jazz Center
30.10.2013 [20:52]
As a part of the “Baku Jazz Fesival-2013”, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, as well as Azerbaijani Culture Foundation, the well-known Austrian Jazz trio Christoph Cech, Peter Herbert & Fabian Rucker have given a concert on
 
Bureau meeting of Inter–Governmental Committee for Protection of Cultural Heritage of UNESCO underway in France
29.10.2013 [16:46]
The bureau meeting of Inter–Governmental Committee for Protection of Cultural Heritage of UNESCO under the chairmanship of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism is underway in France. The Bureau meeting will discuss the agenda of the 8th session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the...
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Centre presents Inner City project
29.10.2013 [10:00]
A group exhibition by the participants of documentary photography workshop opened on October 28 at “Natavan Gallery”. This project was curated by prominent Russian photographers Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar within the framework of YARAT`s educational program. An exhibition is supported by the Ministry of
 
Bureau meeting of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage held in Paris
29.10.2013 [08:43]
The Bureau meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Heritage took place at UNESCO`s Paris Headquarters under Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz Garayev`s chairmanship. In his interview to AzerTAc, Garayev said the event discussed various issues, including a
 
Operetta “Arshin mal alan” by great Uzeyir Hajibeyli conquers Ankara
28.10.2013 [15:37]
On its 100th anniversary, the premiere of the musical comedy Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler), by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli, has been held at Ankara State Opera and Ballet Theatre
 
Heydar Aliyev Center to be presented to world architecture
28.10.2013 [14:52]
Baku will host an architectural presentation of the Heydar Aliyev Center on November 5. The designer of the Heydar Aliyev Center, world-famous architect Zara Hadid as well as
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Centre presents new project
28.10.2013 [12:30]
A group exhibition by the participants of documentary photography workshop will open on October 28 at “Natavan Gallery”. This project was curated by prominent Russian photographers Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar within the framework of YARAT`s educational program. An exhibition is supported by the Ministry
 
Baku hosts Experimental Theatre Festival
28.10.2013 [12:19]
Azerbaijan’s capital hosts Experimental Theatre Festival under the name "2 +1”, imitated by the Union of Theatre Workers of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. To this end, a press conference was held at the Union of Theatre Workers of Azerbaijan. Theater expert, Dr. Maryam Alizade highlighted the event and its...
 
Baku to host international conference on restoration, conservation and protection of cultural monuments
26.10.2013 [20:51]
The National Azerbaijan History Museum will host an international conference on “Restoration, Conservation and Protection of physical cultural monuments” on October 29-30. According to the museum, the event will bring together scientists, experts and heads of
 
Grammy Award-winning American post bop jazz saxophonist performs in Baku
26.10.2013 [13:15]
Grammy Award-winning American post bop jazz saxophonist and flautist Kenny Garrett has lit the hearts of his numerous fans in Baku as part of the “Baku Jazz Festival -2013” organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and
 
Azerbaijani artists participate at 7th Tashkent International Contemporary Art Biennial “Different cultures-one world”
26.10.2013 [11:00]
Farkhad Farzaliyev and Ramal Kazimov, emerging Azerbaijani artists, participated at 7th Tashkent International Contemporary Art Biennial “Different cultures-one world”. This Biennial primarily focuses on showcasing new trends in contemporary art, promoting new artists and bridging intercultural relations and
 
Taras Gabora performs on Baku stage
25.10.2013 [12:49]
World famous violinist Taras Gabora has performed with Azerbaijani violinist Mehriban Suleymanova at the Baku Academy of Music after Uzeyir Hajibeyli. The violinists performed sonatas by famous composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and
 
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