Culture
“Azerbaijan - Land of Tolerance” exhibition opens at UN Headquarters
27.09.2013 [13:19]
The UN Headquarters in New York hosted the opening ceremony of the photo exhibition "Azerbaijan - the Land of Tolerance". The exhibition is held at the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, organized by the UN Alliance of Civilizations jointly with the Azerbaijani State Committee for Work with Religious Associations
 
Moldovan artists to depict Azerbaijan in theirs works
27.09.2013 [12:41]
Moldovan artists Tatiana Frunze, Alexander Alavatsky, Jakob Tihman and Ilie Alexander Leunun have embarked on an Azerbaijan visit co-organized by the Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Moldovan Embassy to Azerbaijan. During the visit, the Moldavian artists together with their Azerbaijani colleagues will be
 
Azerbaijan, Italy discuss cooperation
27.09.2013 [11:51]
Azerbaijani minister of culture and tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Catello De Martino, director of Rome Opera Theatre to discuss current level of and prospects for cooperation on culture and tourism between the two countries. The minister stressed importance of bolstering ties and actively using huge potential in
 
Heydar Aliyev Centre to host solo exhibition of Azerbaijani People`s Artist
26.09.2013 [22:03]
A solo exhibition “Junction of centuries” of Azerbaijani People`s Artist Tahis Salahov will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Centre on October 1. The exhibition will last till November 6. Tahir Salahov studied at the Azimzade Art College in Baku in 1945–1950 and the Surikov
 
Baku hosts premiere of "Mahmud and Maryam" film
26.09.2013 [20:50]
The premiere of "Mahmud and Maryam" film based on a novel by popular Azerbaijani writer Elchin Afandiyev was held at the Nizami Cinema in Baku. Prominent public figures, men of culture and art watched the premiere. Afandiyev, People's Writer of Azerbaijan, said that the premiere
 
Baku draws heads of national libraries
26.09.2013 [11:02]
The 27th meeting of the Conference of European National Librarians (CENL) has been held in Baku. Attending the event, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev said “You are in a country which is home to the first parliament, first opera and ballet
 
Yay Gallery presents “The Other City”
26.09.2013 [10:00]
The Yay Gallery proudly presents “The Other City”, a joint attempt by Azerbaijani artists Huseyn Hagverdiyev and Rashad Alakbarov to comprehend and capture the spirit of the megapolis, eternally young and never sleeping, every day renewing and regenerating itself. The exhibition will be running at Yay Gallery from September 27 to October 27
 
Azerbaijan Culture Center in Paris plays host to function dedicated to Leo Tolstoy
25.09.2013 [14:39]
A ceremony dedicated to the famous Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy has been held at the Azerbaijan Culture Center in Paris. The event was organized by "Leo Tolstoy`s Friends” Society established by Leo Tolstoy`s grandchild Serj Tolstoy in France
 
Verdi`s “Aida” to be staged in Baku
24.09.2013 [19:24]
The Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater will stage “Aida” by Giuseppe Verdi on September 28 with participation of the opera stars of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine. The opera which is a treasure of world opera and is very popular among music fans and opera lovers will be devoted to the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi.
 
1st Autumn School to be opened tomorrow in Azerbaijan
24.09.2013 [18:44]
The 1st Autumn School on restoration and conservation of architectural and archeological monuments opened in Azerbaijan. First deputy minister of culture and tourism Vagif Aliyev said the goal of the School was to familiarize the youth with Azerbaijan’s ancient history and culture
 
“Turkvision”, international song contest project officially signed
24.09.2013 [15:32]
“Turkvision”, the international song contest project was officially signed in Turkey. The project branded as an alternative to Eurovision was signed in Eskişehir city of Turkey. The project, branded as an alternative to Eurovision after Turkey snubbed the show
 
Azerbaijani cartoonist becomes 3rd at international contest in China
24.09.2013 [11:04]
Azerbaijani cartoonist Hafiz Nasiroglu has become 3rd at the 22nd international cartoonists contest in China. The contest featured 1,800 works by 600 artists
 
Baku hosts third international book fair
23.09.2013 [11:21]
The third International Book Fair dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence has today started in Baku. The event is organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
 
“Minimalism” photo exhibition opens in Baku
22.09.2013 [14:29]
A photo exhibition entitled “Minimalism” by Azerbaijani artist Ilkin Yusif has opened at the French Institute in Baku. Being one of the eminent fine art masters in Azerbaijan, Yusif is in constant search for synthesis of East and West traditions, of national originality
 
Azerbaijani documentary to be screened at international film festival in Germany
22.09.2013 [12:08]
“The Native Hearth”, a documentary by Azerbaijani filmmakers, will be screened at the international “Filmfest Eberswalde” festival in Germany. This festival showcases contemporary European films, documentaries and short fiction
 
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