Culture
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
 
Heydar Aliyev Foundation launches new project in Italy
22.10.2013 [11:58]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has started a new project to further popularize Azerbaijan in the regions of Italy. Supported by the Embassy of Azerbaijan, the first event under the project was held in Florence, which is considered one of the cultural centers of the country
 
“YAY” Gallery hosts solo exhibition of Ali Hasanov
21.10.2013 [10:00]
“YAY” Gallery hosted an official opening of a solo exhibition of Ali Hasanov on October 19. The exhibition will last till November 10, 2013. Vise versa (originally derives from a Latin word that means “on the contrary”) is an upside down Globe... This is a Realm of palindromes and offspring of Reason’s
 
Azerbaijani artist’s works to be displayed in Moscow
20.10.2013 [13:25]
An exhibition of well-known Azerbaijani artist Rasim Babayev will take place at the State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow, Russia on October 22. The event will feature nearly 60 works of the artist. Rasim Babayev`s works are stored in galleries and private collections of Russia, USA,
 
Vancouver to host Azerbaijani Film Festival
20.10.2013 [11:36]
First Vancouver (British Columbia) Azerbaijani Film Festival will be held in Canada on Sunday. First Vancouver Azerbaijani Film Festival is the annual film festival to present Azerbaijani cinema in the Vancouver. The festival provides awareness of Azerbaijani films in British
 
American Video Artist`s movies presented in Azerbaijan
19.10.2013 [10:00]
YARAT! Contemporary Art Organization is proud to announce that a prominent American video artist Jordan Baseman`s new works, older works and experimental animations over two evenings had been screened in Azerbaijan. Jordan discussed his interview based, creative non-fiction art practice and award winning
 
American jazz musicians to give concert in Baku
18.10.2013 [20:51]
On November 2, Bob James and David Sanborn will appear on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Palace to give a solo concert as part of Baku Jazz Festival. David Sanborn is a famous American musician, one of the greatest saxophonists of all time, keyboardist, composer and arranger. The creative activity of David Sanborn, a musician of
 
Exhibition of prominent Azerbaijani artist to be held in Moscow
18.10.2013 [14:07]
An exhibition of paintings and graphics by acclaimed Azerbaijani artist Rasim Babayev will be held at the Moscow State Museum of the East next
 
“YAY” Gallery to host solo exhibition of Ali Hasanov
18.10.2013 [10:00]
“YAY” Gallery will host a solo exhibition of Ali Hasanov from October 19th to November 10th, 2013. Vise versa (originally derives from a Latin word that means “on the contrary”) is an
 
Azerbaijani State Musical Theatre joins International festival in Georgia
17.10.2013 [18:53]
Actor of the Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre Elvin Aliyev will perform at an international festival, which kicked off in Signakhi, Georgia, Wednesday. The festival will see performances of actors from Azerbaijan and Georgia. Aliyev has been the participant of international festivals in Russia and Kazakhstan
 
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