Culture
YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation to host solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov
17.02.2014 [10:02]
YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation will host a solo exhibition by Rashad Alakbarov. The exhibition will take place at Museum of Modern Art on February 21. Rashad is a conceptual artist who creates innovative installations which challenge the
 
Danish Broadcasting Corporation to move into B&W-Hallerne in March
16.02.2014 [16:23]
After half a year of preparations, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation`s (DR) production team will, in March, move into the historical shipyard on Refshaleoen in Copenhagen where the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is set to take place in May
 
Azerbaijani film receives “Best Cinematographer Award” in India
16.02.2014 [15:16]
A film co-directed by Azerbaijani and Italian filmmakers has won the “Best Cinematographer Award” at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 in India
 
Hungary: All about the a dal semi-finals for ESC 2014
15.02.2014 [13:29]
This upcoming weekend, the semi-final stage of the Hungarian national selection, A Dal 2014, is set to commence. The Hungarian public broadcaster MTVA has announced the line-up of the two national semi-finals that will be broadcast on Saturday and Sunday this
 
Japanese website highlights Zira Island project
15.02.2014 [10:51]
The Japanese http://gendai.ismadia.jp website, which focuses on the global energy security, has posted an article “One of the greatest projects in Central Asia – Zira Island” by producer of the World Investors TV internet TV, famous economist Ishida Kazuyasu
 
Azerbaijan approves Culture Concept
15.02.2014 [10:46]
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order to approve Culture Concept of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The move is aimed at ensuring development of Azerbaijan`s culture, its protection from internal and external threats, its integration into the world culture system, as well as the
 
Claudia Cardinale visits UNS theatre, meets Azerbaijani first lady
14.02.2014 [22:30]
A meeting with Italian actress Claudia Cardinale has today been held at the UNS Creative Stage in Baku. Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva attended the meeting.
 
“Love Tree” project launched in Baku
14.02.2014 [20:46]
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Editor in Chief of “Baku” magazine Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva have attended a ceremony to launch “Love Tree”, a project conceived by International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA), YARAT Contemporary Art Space and “Baku” magazine
 
Sweden`s Alice Babs passes away aged 90
14.02.2014 [17:29]
Sweden`s first ever Eurovision Song Contest entrant, Alice Babs, sadly passed away in Stockholm yesterday at the grand old age of 90 years old. One of the country`s most celebrated artists, she will be sadly missed
 
Fikrat Amirov`s One Thousand and One Nights to be staged in Minsk
14.02.2014 [13:35]
One Thousand and One Nights ballet by great Azerbaijani composer Fikrat Amirov will be staged in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The ballet`s choreographer is People's Artist of Azerbaijan Madina Aliyeva, while artistic director is Inara Aslanova. The ballet will be conducted by laureate of international contests
 
Bacon oil painting breaks Christie's record
14.02.2014 [12:19]
A portrait by British artist Francis Bacon depicting his lover and muse George Dyer sold for over £42 million ($70 million, 51 million euros) at Christie's in London on Thursday, a European record for the auction house.
 
Azerbaijan, Bulgaria discuss tourism cooperation
13.02.2014 [21:53]
Azerbaijan and Bulgaria have explored ways of developing cooperation as Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Bulgarian Minister of Economy and Energy Dragomir Stoynev. They discussed expansion of cooperation between the two countries in tourism sector
 
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
 
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