Culture
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
 
Baku gives standing ovation to participants of Musical Olympus Festival
27.09.2013 [18:20]
For the second time the International Musical Olympus Foundation presented young musicians, winners of the most prestigious international musical contests in Baku – to a standing ovation. With the Foundation`s support and within the 5th Uzeyir Hajibeyli International Festival the young musical
 
Azerbaijani State Chamber Orchestra performs at State Philharmonic after Muslim Magomayev
27.09.2013 [14:29]
The State Chamber Orchestra after Gara Garayev conducted by People`s Artist of Azerbaijan Teymur Goychayev has performed at the State Philharmonic Hall after Muslim Magomayev. The event was held as a part of the 5th Uzeyir Hajibeyli International Music Festival, co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation
 
“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
 
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