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An exhibition titled “Undiscovered: New motives in Azerbaijan carpetry” will open at UNESCO`s Headquarters in Paris on January 29. The event will be co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Embassy of Azerbaijan in France ...

Culture 2020-01-25 13:52:00

“They are beloved in Baku and Moscow” photo exhibition has launched at the Heydar Aliyev Center, featuring more than 60 works by photographers of Russian TASS and Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC). AZERTAC Chairman of Board Aslan Aslanov and Director General of TASS Sergey Mikhaylov ...

Culture 2020-01-24 22:00:00

The 51st edition of the Cairo International Book Fair, which is considered the largest and oldest book fair in the Middle East and the second worldwide after Germany's Frankfurt Book Fair, opened in Egypt on Wednesday. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Culture Enas Abdel Dayem ...

Culture 2020-01-24 16:20:00

The biggest travel trade event in the region “Travel Business Azerbaijan 2020” will be held in capital Baku on April 29. Co-organized by the State Tourism Agency and Azerbaijan Tourism Board, the event will bring together more than 1000 visitors ...

Culture 2020-01-24 11:42:00

Pre-eminent jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves will give a concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku on March 29. Dianne Reeves is one of the most impressive singers on a jazz stage since early 80s. She is the first woman to receive the Jazz Legends Award ...

Culture 2020-01-23 19:18:00

A conference titled “Baku-Moscow: dialogue of cultures” will be held in Baku with the support of Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture, the Government of Moscow and TASS News Agency. The event will bring together the two countries` government ...

Culture 2020-01-22 17:14:00

An Azerbaijani movie "Mother and Son" will be screened at the 31st Trieste Film Festival 2020 to be held in Italy this month. Directed by Hilal Baydarov, the film tells the story of a mother who welcomes her adult son who left home in rural Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2020-01-19 12:07:00

Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and famous French pianist Lucas Debargue will perform at a concert in the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 14. The concert will feature outstanding pieces by Franz Liszt, Krzysztof Penderecki ...

Culture 2020-01-15 18:04:00

One of the world`s most famous runestones is now believed to have been erected by Vikings fearing a repeat of a previous cold climate crisis in Scandinavia, a new study said, according to Bangkok Post. The Rok stone, raised in the ninth century near the lake Vattern in south central Sweden, bears the longest runic inscription in ...

Culture 2020-01-12 15:55:00

The Estonian maestro, Arvo Part, who was previously the most performed contemporary composer in the world – for eight years in a row – lost the top spot to American composer John Williams in 2019, according to Estonian World. According to the classical music event database ...

Culture 2020-01-09 19:50:00

The Oscars are going without a host again this year, AP reported. ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke said Wednesday the Feb. 9 telecast will focus on what worked last year: "huge entertainment value, big musical numbers ...

Culture 2020-01-09 17:54:00

The Peru-based El Peruano daily newspaper has published an article headlined “The 650th anniversary of Imadaddin Nasimi”. Written by Mehdi Mahmudov, Azerbaijan's chargé d'affaires in Peru, the article highlights the life and works ...

Culture 2020-01-07 19:08:00

A park named after great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Nizami Ganjavi is planned to be created in Ukraine’s second largest city of Kharkiv in 2020 where a monument to him will also be erected, Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Kyiv has told AZERTAC ...

Culture 2020-01-07 09:40:00

A concert program to mark the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and the New Year has been held at the International Mugham Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Culture 2019-12-30 10:52:00

American archaeologists have discovered two monumental royal tombs dating from about 3,500 years ago near a major Mycenaean-era palace in Greece’s southern Peloponnese region, the Greek culture ministry said Tuesday ...

Culture 2019-12-27 20:08:00

A poetry night has been held at the Baku branch of Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University on the initiative of Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva. Addressing the event, Rector of the Baku branch of the University ...

Culture 2019-12-27 10:45:00

An event dedicated to Azerbaijani cuisine, with a special focus on Azerbaijan’s dolma making and sharing traditions, was held in Los Angeles. Hosted and organized by Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles with the support of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO ...

Culture 2019-12-23 14:43:00

The 14th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which was held in Bogota, Colombia, has elected Azerbaijan as vice-president of the Committee. China, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan, ...

Culture 2019-12-19 09:17:00

Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra has performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The concert featured outstanding pieces by such world famous composers as W.A. Mozart, J.S.Bach, A. Arensky and ...

Culture 2019-12-18 14:59:00

In accordance with the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on declaration of 2019 as the “Year of Nasimi” due to the 650th anniversary of the birth of genius thinker and poet Imadeaddin Nesimi, the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Embassy ...

Culture 2019-12-17 10:46:00