Culture
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
 
AzerTAc`s “I`ve travelled across Azerbaijan” project in Shamkir city VİDEO
03.10.2013 [15:09]
The Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency`s (AzerTAc) camera crew this time travels to Shamkir, a city of ancient monuments, classic German architecture, modern buildings and parks. Shamkir is one of the cities that emerged in the early Middle Ages. The ruins of ancient
 
TURKSOY’s 20th anniversary marked in Ankara
02.10.2013 [21:11]
An event marking the 20th anniversary of TURKSOY has been held in Ankara, Turkey. Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev attended the event. President of Turkey Abdullah Gül received the ministers of culture of TURKSOY member
 
Opera and ballet theatre to stage premiere of ballet “Shadows of Gobustan”
02.10.2013 [20:15]
A premiere of ballet “Shadows of Gobustan” by composer Faraj Garayev will be held at the Azerbaijan Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after M.F.Akhundov. The ballet consists of four episodes. Choreographers are Rafiga Akhundova and Maksud Mammadov
 
Azerbaijani movie to attend international film festival in Germany
02.10.2013 [19:36]
The “Steppe Man” (Cholchü), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmakers, will attend the international film festival Mannheim-Heidelberg in Germany. The Steppe Man film was shot by Azeri film director Shamil Aliyev. The international jury of the film festival appreciates most of the films that bring forth
 
Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation visits People`s Artist Tahir Salahov`s individual exhibition in Baku
02.10.2013 [17:44]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has visited an individual exhibition of Azerbaijan`s People`s Artist Tahir Salahov at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center Anar Alakbarov addressed the event
 
German 3SAT TV channel broadcasts documentary on Azerbaijan
01.10.2013 [21:18]
The German TV channel “3SAT” has broadcasted a documentary on Azerbaijan, as part of circle of documentaries dedicated to Silk Road countries. Peter Gysling, the author of the project, which covers modern state and cultural-historic
 
International Tourism Film Festival to be held in Baku
01.10.2013 [19:24]
Baku will host an International Tourism Film Festival on November 20-25. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the festival will bring together more than 250 movies from 41 countries
 
Baku to host International Jazz Festival
01.10.2013 [15:02]
Baku will host an International Jazz Festival on October 23-November 2. Organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Culture Fund of Azerbaijan, the
 
Azerbaijani documentary receives award at international film festival in Russia
01.10.2013 [14:59]
“The Native Hearth”, a documentary by Azerbaijani filmmakers, has received “Best Documentary Film” award at the “Message to Man” 13th International Film Festival in Saint Petersburg, Russia. “The Native Hearth” is a co-production between Azerbaijan (“Cinema house”) and Russia
 
Werner Von Siemens` recollections translated into Azerbaijani language
01.10.2013 [00:48]
Organized by the ANAS Institute of History named after A. A. Bakikhanov, German inventor and industrialist of the 19th century, Ernst Werner von Siemens` recollections on his trip to the Caucasus were translated from German into the Azerbaijani language for the first time
 
Cultural festival of Turkic speaking countries held in Kazakhstan
30.09.2013 [21:44]
The cultural festival of Turkic speaking countries has been held in Kazakhstan. The Azerbaijani dancers also performed at the festival. The event aims to familiarize the culture of Turkic-speaking countries, as well as protection
 
Arshin mal alan staged in Atirau
29.09.2013 [15:51]
Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler), a world-known operetta by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli, has been performed at Atirau Regional Drama Theatre in Kazakhstan. The play was directed by People`s Artist of Kazakhstan Tungushbay Zhamankulov
 
“Memories of Baku” book presented in London
28.09.2013 [19:44]
Author Nicolas V. Iljine has launched his latest book which is a highly visual narration of the history of Azerbaijan's capital city, as cultural and cosmopolitan hub and the birthplace of the global oil industry on the Caspian Sea
 
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