Culture
Baku hosts Future Shorts Summer Season festival
16.09.2013 [10:02]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space Organization and Future Shorts Film Festival, the largest international short film pop-up festival, announces the Summer Season 2013. The screening take place on 14th of September 2013 at the Green Theatre. The world's largest short film festival covers 90 countries, 300 cities, 6 continents
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Space presents ‘Rubber duck’ by Netherlands artist Florentijn Hofman
16.09.2013 [10:00]
An enormous inflatable toy full of childhood memories was presented to the audience and can easily evoke a wide response by visitors irrespective of their background and life experience. As the artist says that "the artwork contains something personal yet at the same time something universal that might unblock cultural
 
Voyager 1 Golden Record contains Azerbaijani Mugham track
15.09.2013 [13:31]
NASA confirmed Thursday that after 36 years of space travel and months of heated debate among scientists, a spacecraft from Earth Voyager 1 has indeed left our solar system and had entered interstellar space more than a year ago.
 
Conchita Wurst to represent Austria in 2014
14.09.2013 [19:37]
The Austrian public broadcaster ORF has confirmed that Conchita Wurst has been internally chosen to represent the Central European country in Copenhagen. The song is yet to be chosen. Conchita Wurst, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, has already participated in the 2012 national final, where she came second
 
Budapest postage stamps reflect Azerbaijani artist's paintings
14.09.2013 [12:52]
Postage stamps with six paintings by young Azerbaijani artist Chingiz Mehbaliyev have been issued in Budapest. The stamps show Mehbaliyev's paintings "Composition of Mugham" and different views of the Hungarian capital. The stamps also include the paintings "Vagif Mustafazade", "Degradation", "Romantic...
 
Bust to Huseyn Javid unveiled in Montenegro
12.09.2013 [19:49]
A ceremony to unveil a bust to famous Azerbaijan playwright and poet Huseyn Javid, and Baku Street took place in the Royal Park of Podgorica, Montenegro. These projects have been implemented in accordance with President Ilham Aliyev`s executive order on the organization of the 130th jubilee of Huseyn Javid
 
Azerbaijan to attend 1st international conference on teaching cultural heritage and socialization in Spain
12.09.2013 [16:18]
Representatives of “Miras” Social Organization in Support of Studying of Cultural Heritage will participate in the first international conference on teaching the Cultural Heritage and socialization in Caceres, Spain. The conference is supported by the Spanish Ministry of Culture
 
US newspaper issues article on Azerbaijani operetta
11.09.2013 [11:51]
US magazine Huffington Post has issued an article on Azerbaijani operetta “The Cloth Peddler” (Arshin mal alan) staged on September 7 in Los Angeles. The author of the article is journalist and former Congressional candidate Hoyt Hilsman
 
Azerbaijani artist to attend “Turkvision” song contest in Turkey
10.09.2013 [20:56]
Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan Tunzala Agayeva will participate in the “Turkvision – 2013” Song Contest in Turkey. The contest will bring together singers from more than 21 Turkic-speaking countries
 
Central School of Arts to be established in Azerbaijan
10.09.2013 [19:55]
The Central School of Arts will be established in Azerbaijan. The school will be financed from the state budget allocations for education
 
Germany: Unser Song für Dänemark to take place in Cologne
10.09.2013 [17:48]
Broadcaster NDR has announced that next year's German final will take place at the Lanxess Arena in Cologne on the 13th of March with tickets going on sale today. The successful Unser Song für format is to continue in 2014 where Germany will select its
 
Azerbaijani singer wins international music festival in Ukraine
09.09.2013 [22:57]
Azerbaijani singer Agshin Abdullayev has won the ‘Eastern Bazaar’ international music festival in Ukraine. The aim of the festival is to strengthen cultural cooperation among European countries and to achieve the unity of Eastern and Western music via the pop artists
 
100th anniversary of “Arshin mal alan” musical comedy to be marked at UNESCO headquarters
09.09.2013 [21:24]
Supported by TURKSOY and the permanent missions of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to the UNESCO, the 100th anniversary of “Arshin mal alan” musical comedy by the genius Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli will be marked at the UNESCO Headquarters on September
 
Tashkent hosts Arshin mal alan staging
09.09.2013 [20:33]
Arshin mal alan (The Cloth Peddler), a world-known operetta by great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli, has been staged in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. The musical comedy was staged at the State Music Theatre in Uzbek language. Considered to be the first of its kind in the entire Muslim world
 
Azerbaijani director`s documentary to compete in Russian film festival
09.09.2013 [13:49]
The documentary "My Kith and Kin" by Azerbaijani film director Rodion Ismayilov will be part of the competitive program of the 10th edition of an International film festival of documentary drama “Saratov sufferings” to be held in Saratov, Russia, from September 11-17
 
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