Culture
Baku to host 2nd International Puppet Biennale
04.11.2013 [17:37]
Azerbaijan`s capital will host the 2nd International Puppet Biennale “Fusion doll” on November 5-10. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Biennale will take place at the Museum Centre. The event aims to encourage international puppet organizations to cooperate with
 
National libraries of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to ink cooperation deal
04.11.2013 [15:09]
Azerbaijan National Library after M. F. Akhundzade and the National Academic Library of Kazakhstan will sign an agreement on cooperation. The deal will be inked as part of the visit by director of Azerbaijan National Library Kerim
 
Azerbaijan attends 32nd International Istanbul Book Fair
04.11.2013 [13:42]
The Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism has organized a stand at the 32nd International Istanbul Book Fair. The stand features books on national leader Heydar Aliyev`s political activity, reforms carried out under President Ilham Aliyev, as well as works by Azerbaijan`s classical and modern poets and writers
 
Moscow artists perform Italian Umberto Giordano`s Siberia at Heydar Aliyev Center
04.11.2013 [12:47]
Artists of Moscow musical theatre “Helikon-opera” have performed an opera “Siberia” by acclaimed Italian composer Umberto Giordano on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva was present at the event
 
YARAT presents artist talks with contemporary artist Taus Makhacheva
04.11.2013 [10:00]
Yarat Contemporary Art Organization has presented artist talks with a contemporary artist Taus Makhacheva. A lecture entitled “Gazing at the highlanders, gazing from the highlands”, focused on the problem of identity formation
 
Representatives of "Great Silk Way" International Youth Union attend UNESCO forum
03.11.2013 [16:21]
Representative of the "Great Silk Way" International Youth Union have participated in the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum in France. According to the union, the forum has brought together more than 500 representatives from 195 countries
 
Heydar Aliyev Foundation continues to popularize Azerbaijan`s culture in Germany
03.11.2013 [13:12]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation continues to implement projects to popularize the Azerbaijani culture all over the world. The next event on this regard will be held in Stuttgart, Germany. The event will be
 
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
 
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