Culture
Azerbaijani jazz pianist Novrasli to perform in London
13.02.2014 [21:00]
Acclaimed Azerbaijani jazz sensation Shahin Novrasli will give a solo concert at the Pizza Express club in London, the United Kingdom. Novrasli will perform works by Azerbaijani and European jazzmen at the concert
 
Dee Dee Bridgewater: Baku is one of the most beautiful cities I`ve ever visited
13.02.2014 [20:41]
Three-time Grammy winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater has praised the beauty of the Azerbaijani capital of Baku as she spoke to journalists following her concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center. “Baku is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever been to. Everything here makes an
 
Strasbourg to host Nizami Ganjavi international conference
13.02.2014 [19:08]
An international conference devoted to Nizami Ganjavi will be organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in Strasbourg as part of a series of events celebrating the 870th jubilee of the great Azerbaijani poet. The conference will take place at Rhine Palace to mark the end of the three-month
 
Baku to host presentation of book published in Italy
13.02.2014 [11:39]
Presentation of the book prepared by Davide Gualtieri, Professor at Milan Conservatory after Giuseppe Verdi, will be held in Baku Thursday. Titled “Contemporary Poetry of Azerbaijan”, the book includes poems by renowned Azerbaijani poets, including Mammad Araz and Fikrat Qoja.
 
President of Azerbaijan orders celebration of 220th anniversary of Abbasgulu Aga Bakikhanov
12.02.2014 [22:16]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on celebration of the 220th anniversary of prominent representative of the history of socio-cultural thought of Azerbaijan Abbasgulu Aga Bakikhanov. Aga Bakikhanov was a writer, educator, historian, journalist, linguist, poet and philosopher
 
Three-time Grammy winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater performs at Heydar Aliyev Center Azerbaijani
First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva watches the concert
12.02.2014 [20:35]
Three-time Grammy Award and Tony Award winning jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijani First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the concert
 
Azerbaijan’s peace and tolerance showcased at European Parliament
12.02.2014 [19:51]
The Land of Peace – a remarkable free exhibition of 100 photographs showcasing Azerbaijan’s traditions, life, culture and history – opened on 11 February at the European Parliament. The opening networking cocktail was organized by
 
Book on Azerbaijan`s modern poetry presented in Milan
12.02.2014 [19:22]
A book highlighting Azerbaijan`s modern poetry has been launched at the Palazzo Marino Palace in Milan, Italy. The book was published by Pagine Publishing House at the initiative of chairman of the
 
Spanish final date announced for ESC 2014
12.02.2014 [15:25]
The Spanish braodcaster TVE just announced that the national final to choose their entry for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 22nd of February in Barcelona. The entry of Spain at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen in a televised final
 
Baku to host Mosfilm Week
12.02.2014 [15:20]
Baku will host the Mosfilm Week supported by the Capital Bank on February 20-25. The movie week will be dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Mosfilm studio. A press conference of the Mosfilm Week will be held on February 20 at the 28 Cinema. Films as “Gentleman of Fortune”, “Ivan Vasilevitch is changing the occupation”, “The
 
YARAT Contemporary Art Space announces workshop by artist Chingiz Babayev
12.02.2014 [11:19]
YARAT Contemporary Art Space has announced workshop by an artist, sculptor, philosopher and poet Chingiz Babayev. “If you are an artist, musician, writer, poet, art critic, musicologist, actor, dancer, theatrical figure and you're wondering how and about what the contemporary artist thinks
 
Javad Khan movie screens in New York
11.02.2014 [19:39]
The movie Javad Khan was demonstrated at the Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in New York. Chairman of the New York-Azerbaijan Association Ercan Yerdalanli provided an insight into the movie, the State Committee on Diaspora Affairs told AzerTAc.
 
Euronews airs “Fly to Baku - Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan” exhibition
11.02.2014 [12:44]
Euronews television channel has relayed the exhibition Fly to Baku - Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan organized at the Heydar Aliyev Center by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Baku magazine
 
Azerbaijani filmmaker`s The Steppe Man to be featured at Cinema Mundi festival
10.02.2014 [18:49]
The Steppe Man (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, will be screened at the 5th Cinema Mundi International Film Festival in Brno, the Czech Republic. Script writer of the film is Vidadi Hasanov, while director of photography is Rafig Guliyev
 
Azerbaijan: Results of the first heat
10.02.2014 [17:31]
The first heat of Böyük Səhnə, the Azerbaijani format for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, took place in Baku. 14 candidates showed their best in front of an expert jury. Only ten of them proceeded to the second heat of Böyük Səhnə to be held on February 16th
 
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