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Madonna is reportedly in negotiation with organizers to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Tel Aviv in 2019, Ynet said Tuesday. Israel won the rights to host the annual competition in 2019 after Netta Barzilai was named the winner of last year’s event ...

Culture 2019-01-16 20:58:00

Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019, Associated Press reported. Some 50,000 people gathered on a central square Saturday to watch the opening show dubbed "We are all colors" with ...

Culture 2019-01-14 17:06:00

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) said it has chosen Jerusalem as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2019, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking at a press conference in Morocco's capital Rabat on ISESCO’s declaration of 2019 as the Year of Heritage in the Islamic ...

Culture 2019-01-11 11:30:00

Famous Russian conductor Igor Ponomarenko will lead the Cinema Hits Show concert at Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku on February 23. “IP Orchestra” will perform soundtracks from movies such as Titanic ...

Culture 2019-01-10 22:06:00

President of Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Efendiyeva met with the advisor to the Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Hüseyin Eren, deputy chairman of cultural department Omer Birinci and chief of the IMM City Theaters ...

Culture 2019-01-10 12:06:00

“While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was making headlines in Brazil, his younger brother, Ido Netanyahu, was indirectly reaping fame in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, with the premiere of the play In Search of Meaning, directed by Ilgar Safat, which was enthusiastically received by the audience ...

Culture 2019-01-08 21:26:00

The logo for Eurovision 2019 has officially been revealed, under the slogan "Dare To Dream". The logo is made of three triangles, creating a golden star. KAN also confirmed today that the first wave of tickets is expected to go on sale at the end of January ...

Culture 2019-01-08 20:28:00

Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" has received an award at the Best Independents international film festival in Germany, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov told AZERTAC. He said the movie, “Sholler's Archive” is dedicated to the 200th anniversary ...

Culture 2019-01-08 17:42:00

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), proclaimed 2019 year of heritage in the Islamic world in application of the resolution of the Tenth Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers, according ...

Culture 2019-01-07 17:21:00

Co-organized by the Azerbaijani Embassy in France, Association of French-Azerbaijani Dialogue and Theater de la Ville, a stunning Azerbaijani mugham trio will give concert in Paris, France. Performances by soloist Kamila Nabiyeva, accompanied by kamancha undisputed master ...

Culture 2019-01-07 11:22:00

The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) has published a new edition, A Drop of Fate (Una Suerte Pequeña) by Claudia Piñeiro, the book which is a part of the joint project between AzTC and the Embassy of Argentine in Azerbaijan. The book translated by Emin Alasgarov ...

Culture 2019-01-04 10:20:00

Azerbaijani film "Sholler's Archive" has aroused deep interest among audience. In 6 months the film was awarded in twenty international festivals and, thus, became the most awarded Azerbaijani feature film, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov said ...

Culture 2018-12-28 11:13:00

“Azerbaijan has always attracted me as a country with rich cultural and musical heritage,” Italian cellist, maestro Pierluigi Ruggiero has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview. “I am familiar with the works of great Azerbaijani classical composers such as Uzeyir Hajibayli, Fikrat Amirov, Gara Garayev and others ...

Culture 2018-12-21 19:30:00

A concert dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the Azerbaijani opera was held in the Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois church in Paris. It was held with the support of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France (FADA) ...

Culture 2018-12-20 10:37:00

Second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, Osh, has been declared the "Cultural Capital of the Turkic World for 2019”. The decision was adopted at the 36th Meeting of the Permanent Council of Culture Ministers of TURKSOY held in Kastamonu ...

Culture 2018-12-19 15:03:00

Anadolu Agency has been named News Agency of the Year by Turkey’s Association of Anatolian Publishers (AYD). The agency`s Deputy Director-General Metin Mutanoglu received the award, which was presented during a ceremony by former ...

Culture 2018-12-19 13:44:00

This year the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum has charted a new course. First of all, attendance rates are steadily increasing. About 60.000 people visited the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum two years ago, while last year this number was more than 85.000 and in ...

Culture 2018-12-19 13:33:00

TURKSOY Permanent Council of Culture Ministers has proclaimed 2019 as the year of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadeddin Nasimi as well as the great Turkish poet Aşık Veysel ...

Culture 2018-12-18 23:59:00

The Azerbaijan-China friendship concert, featuring performance of the Azerbaijani classical music, has been held in Beijing. The event was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries ...

Culture 2018-12-18 19:49:00

An Azerbaijani-UK Culture Center has been established in London. A ceremony to mark the occasion brought together the Azerbaijani Embassy staff, Azerbaijani students, and Turkish businessmen ...

Culture 2018-12-18 16:26:00