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Legendary Soviet and Russian filmmaker and People’s Artist of the USSR Marlen Khutsiev has died at the age of 93, a spokesman for the Russian Union of Cinematographers told TASS on Tuesday ...

Culture 2019-03-19 16:20:00

Novruz holiday is one of the most important and favorite holidays of the Azerbaijani people. It marks the arrival of spring, renewal of nature, and is celebrated on the vernal equinox, March 20-21 – the beginning of the astronomical New Year ...

Culture 2019-03-19 10:19:00

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri to discuss the Azerbaijan-ISESCO relations and joint cooperation projects. Abulfas Garayev noted that Azerbaijan-ISESCO relations continue developing thanks ...

Culture 2019-03-16 20:12:00

The Zoospective & Morphospective exhibition by French sculptor Mauro Corda has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar Alakbarov hailed the development of Azerbaijan-France relations. He said that the Heydar Aliyev ...

Culture 2019-03-16 16:32:00

The history of folk dances of Azerbaijan is very old. The scenes of dances reflected on Gobustan rock pictures are proof of that. Azerbaijani folk dances are very colorful from the viewpoint of themes and these types are – labor, ceremony, household, heroism, sport, chorus game ...

Culture 2019-03-07 16:51:00

A well-known opera singer, dramatic tenor and People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Yusif Eyvazov gave a video-interview to TELLMANN SHOW. In the interview, the singer has shared his impressions of the childhood dream, spoken about parents, creativity, personal life and relation ...

Culture 2019-03-07 16:06:00

Famous opera singers Anna Netrebko, Yusif Eyvazli and Elchin Azizov will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on May 11. The concert will be conducted by chief conductor of Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibayli, People`s Artist Rauf ...

Culture 2019-03-04 20:24:00

The Organizing Committee for the 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee to be held in Baku in June this year has convened its next meeting. Addressing the event, Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev highlighted the works done and the tasks ...

Culture 2019-03-04 18:57:00

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the development of Azerbaijani cinematography. The order aims to boost the government`s commitment to culture, preserve traditions of the art of cinema and modernize the country`s film industry ...

Culture 2019-03-02 15:38:00

Prominent for her charity and social activity, eminent Azerbaijani poetess Khurshudbanu Natavan was first to provide her home city Shusha with drinking water. She was born in August 1832 in the city of Shusha. Natavan was educated at home. She headed the ...

Culture 2019-03-02 11:24:00

The “Azerbaijani family 2019” film festival co-organized by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, and the United Nations Population Fund has today started in Baku ...

Culture 2019-03-01 18:31:00

Uzeyir Hajibayli is the founder of Azerbaijani written music and author of the first opera in the East. He was close to traditional Azerbaijani music and sought to maintain its best features in his own compositions ...

Culture 2019-03-01 15:08:00

Lake Goygol is Azerbaijan`s most fascinating lake. Nestled in the Lower Caucasus Mountains a short distance from Ganja, Azerbaijan`s second city sits on the almost elusive Lake Goygol. Greater Goygol area is often split into 19 lakes ...

Culture 2019-02-28 17:57:00

Azerbaijani famous mugham singer, honored artist Gochag Asgarov will give a concert in Bahrain on March 4. Ibrahim Babayev (tar), Elnur Mikayilov (kamancha) and honored artist Kamran Karimov (percussion) will also take the stage at the concert ...

Music 2019-02-27 18:36:00

An exhibition of the People’s Artist, professor Arif Huseynov on the 27th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has opened at the Museum of Modern Art. Organized with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the exhibition features over 50 documentary and graphic art works ...

Art 2019-02-27 17:10:00

Azerbaijani women occupy an irreplaceable position in the country’s history. One of them was the first woman diplomat in the East Sara Khatun. Sara Khatun was born in Bayandur region. She played an important role in the policy of Agqoyunlu state as an ...

Culture 2019-02-27 16:21:00

Green Book has won the Oscar for best picture at the 91st Academy Awards. Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by Brian Singer, won four out of the five Academy Awards it was nominated for ...

Culture 2019-02-25 15:59:00

Gara Garayev, the world-known Azerbaijani composer, was born in Baku in 1918. The musical legacy of Gara Garayev is immense. He left nearly 110 pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber ...

Culture 2019-02-25 15:18:00

On 8 March, a talented Italian jazz musician, virtuoso player, winner of jazz festivals and worldwide famous Fabio Lepore will perform in Baku with a magnificent music program dedicated to International Women's Day at the Landmark Rotunda Jazz Club ...

Music 2019-02-22 21:18:00

A Paris gallery is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the colourscapes of Vincent Van Gogh like never before, according to Reuters. L’Atelier des Lumieres is projecting digitized, multilayered versions of some of the artist’s most famous works, including “Starry ...

Culture 2019-02-22 17:24:00