Culture
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
 
Baku hosts exhibition of “Calligraphy, Miniature and Ceramics"
24.10.2013 [21:56]
An opening of an exhibition entitled “Calligraphy, miniature and ceramics” has been held in Baku. The exhibition featured works by Azerbaijani artist Gulkhan Baydemir, as well as Turkish Aysha Betul Ozey and Ozgun Feride Ozgan. Gulkhan Baydemir dealing with the art of stone carving had trained own followers
 
Nizami Ganjavi International Center receives new manuscripts
24.10.2013 [19:47]
Nizami Ganjavi International Center has added new manuscripts to its collection. The precious manuscripts are a copy of the Quran written by acclaimed calligrapher of the Ottoman Empire Sheikh Hamdullah, and gold originals of surahs Al-Bakara and Al-Fatiha
 
Gerard Depardieu visits Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism
24.10.2013 [19:17]
French actor Gerard Depardieu has visited the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan to meet Minister Abulfaz Garayev. Minister Garayev said he was happy to meet the actor again in the capital. Mr. Garayev provided an insight into the recent development of the country`s culture,
 
Baku to host International Architecture Award competition
24.10.2013 [19:09]
The 1st Baku International Architecture Award competition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of national leader Heydar Aliyev will be organized by the Ministry for Culture and Tourism and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan (UAA) on October 31-November 5.
 
Operetta “Arshin Mal Alan” to be staged in Ankara State Opera and Ballet Theatre
24.10.2013 [17:59]
The premiere of the world famous musical comedy “Arshin mal alan” (“The Cloth Peddler”) by world-known Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli will be staged in Ankara State Opera and Ballet Theatre on October 27. The play is prepared and staged by honoured artist of Azerbaijan Hafiz Guliyev
 
Azerbaijan contributes to shooting movie over FIFA anniversary
24.10.2013 [16:21]
The shooting of a movie dedicated to the 100th anniversary of FIFA has been begun in Azerbaijan, Ministry of Culture and Tourism reported. The shooting in Azerbaijan is carried out by Azerbaijanfilm Cinema Studio named after Jafar Jabbarli
 
Catalogue of works by young talented Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli comes out
22.10.2013 [15:28]
A catalogue of works by young talented Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli has come out. Called Colours of the Soul, the catalogue features paintings by Maryam, as well as articles by acclaimed artists praising her work. Maryam Alakbarli was born on July 4, 1991 in Baku where she initially was educated in
 
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