Culture
Azerbaijan claims 2nd place at international culinary festival
09.10.2013 [17:25]
Azerbaijan’s National Culinary Association has ranked 2nd at an international culinary festival held in Oloron, France. Speaking at a press conference following the closing ceremony of the festival, president of
 
Azerbaijani jazz singer to participate in International “Music in the City” festival
08.10.2013 [17:09]
Prominent Azerbaijani pianist Aziza Mustafazade will perform at the 14th international “Music in the City” festival in Antalya, Turkey on November 8-30. Aziza Mustafazade, born December 19, 1969 also known as "The Princess of Jazz", "Die Prinzessin des Jazz", or as "Jazziza", is an Azerbaijani singer, pianist, and...
 
Azerbaijani mugham ensemble to perform at 2nd International Music Festival Eurasia
08.10.2013 [16:46]
An Azerbaijani mugham ensemble will participate in the 2n International Music Festival Eurasia in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Azerbaijani mugham and folk dance music will be sounded at the Sverdlovsk State Academic Philharmonic Hall on Sunday
 
Baku hosts exhibition of Caspian littoral states` artists
07.10.2013 [20:17]
An exhibition displaying works of artists of the Caspian littoral states has opened in Baku. The event was held as a part of the Caspian Sea Biennial conference. Opening the exhibition, People`s Artist, Chairman of Azerbaijan Artists’
 
ABBA hits to be performed by ‘Angels’ in Baku
07.10.2013 [18:12]
The best hits of the legendary group ABBA will be performed for the first time in Baku by the contemporary opera and symphony show Angels at the Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theater after Samad Vurgun on November 1-2. The main characters and performers of the international hits are soloists of the modern
 
American jazz musician to give solo concert in Baku
07.10.2013 [13:19]
American Grammy-winning jazz bassist Marcus Miller will give a solo concert in Baku on October 31. The concert is organized by Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Marcus Miller is an American jazz composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known
 
“YARAT!” presents Zavod project
06.10.2013 [16:13]
The YARAT Contemporary Art Organization has presented its project “Zavod”. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva viewed the exhibition. Head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Organization Aida Mahmudova provided an insight into the project, saying the it resulted in restoration of operation of the Baku Domestic
 
Azerbaijani delegation attends Tourfilm Karlovy Vary Festival in Czech Republic
05.10.2013 [20:05]
An Azerbaijani delegation is attending the Tourfilm Karlovy Vary Festival in the Czech Republic. The delegation includes Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Nazim Samadov and Director of Film Department at the Ministry Jahangir Mammadov
 
Azerbaijani documentary receives another award at international film festival in Russia
05.10.2013 [15:48]
“The Native Hearth”, a documentary by Azerbaijani filmmakers, has received “Russia and abroad” award at the “Tour” International Film Festival in Tula, Russia. “The Native Hearth” is a co-production between Azerbaijan (“Cinema house”) and Russia (“DS Films”). The production of the movie was funded by the Azeri Ministry of Culture
 
Painter Chingiz Azizov`s artworks exhibition opens in French Institute in Azerbaijan
05.10.2013 [14:06]
A watercolour exhibition of the famous master in wet watercolour, oil painting and ceramics Chingiz Azizov has opened in the French Institute in Azerbaijan. The exhibition will run till October 18. The institute will also hold an evening on the theme “About Chingiz Azizov`s artworks” on
 
Azerbaijani artist's exhibition opens at French Institute in Baku
05.10.2013 [12:52]
An exhibition of works by talented Azerbaijani artist Chingiz Azizov opened at the French Institute in Baku. The works featuring the nature, seasons of year, the inner world of a human being created by watercolor brush will be presented at the
 
Azerbaijani movie to attend international “Schlingel” film festival in Germany
04.10.2013 [22:18]
The “Picture in the sky”, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers, will attend the international “Schlingel” film festival. The film was shot by Azeri film director Javid Ahadov. The International Film Festival will inspire all cinema lovers. 124 productions from 38
 
UK Theatre Company 1927 to perform in Baku
04.10.2013 [20:25]
Under the "Theaters` cooperation" project between Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism and British Council, 1927 – the London-based theatre group will perform in Azerbaijan`s capital
 
Over 400 Conservatives get into groove at TEAS jazz reception
04.10.2013 [17:52]
On 1 October, the spirited music of Azerbaijani violinist Sabina Rakcheyeva and the Deco Ensemble entranced more than 400 Conservatives attending this year`s party conference in Manchester. Sabina was the first Azerbaijani
 
"YARAT!" presents Zavod project
04.10.2013 [11:23]
«Завод» (“Zavod”) is a catchy name for a new project that represents an attempt to exploit non-traditional and alternative spaces by YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation. This project featuring works by 29 emerging Azerbaijani artists will take place at the long abandoned air conditioner factory
 
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