AZERBAIJAN STATE
NEWS AGENCY

A
A
A
Settings

A presentation of “My little prince” animated film by Azanfilm studio has been held at the Nizami Cinema Center. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event. In his opening remarks, First Secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of Azerbaijan, Honored Art Worker ...

Culture 2019-05-23 23:51:00

Well-known artist Zurab Tsereteli`s exhibition titled “Possible Dimensions” has opened at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The Moscow Museum of Modern Art together with the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Russian Academy of Arts present the “Possible Dimensions” exhibition ...

Culture 2019-05-23 17:07:00

Religious freedom for Jewish communities is rare. Surprisingly, one of the countries that allows the Jewish Community to practice freely is Azerbaijan, a predominantly Muslim country. Azerbaijan is 96 percent Muslim and has over 2,000 Mosques ...

Culture 2019-05-23 13:00:00

Gazelli Art House Baku has presented “Labyrinths of Light”, a four year survey of the artist Stanley Casselman, curated by David Anfam. This exhibition marks Casselman’s second solo show with the gallery and includes a concise selection from the ...

Art 2019-05-20 18:15:00

Vagif is prominent in the history of Azerbaijan due to his literary and political activities. He was a great poet, the founder of the new realism genre in Azerbaijani poetry, and also an Eshikagasi, the minister of foreign affairs in the Karabakh khanate ...

Culture 2019-05-20 12:26:00

Azerbaijan`s Chingiz Mustafayev has become one of the contestants to compete in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. The countries that advanced to the final in the second semi-final are the Netherlands, Sweden, North Macedonia ...

Culture 2019-05-17 09:00:00

Azerbaijani art masters have attended the opening ceremony of the Asian Culture Carnival as part of the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations in Beijing, China. President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping addressed the participants of the Carnival hosted ...

Culture 2019-05-16 14:12:00

Azerbaijan`s pavilion has been presented at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the pavilion features works by Azerbaijani artists and sculptors ...

Culture 2019-05-14 21:39:00

A ceremony has been held to inaugurate Azerbaijan`s pavilion at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition, Beijing Expo 2019. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the ceremony ...

Culture 2019-05-14 18:43:00

A ceremony has been held at the Baku Book Center to launch a drawing exhibition called “My way passes through Karabakh” and a catalogue of the same name. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Culture 2019-05-09 12:50:00

The 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue under the motto "Building dialogue into action against discrimination, inequality and violent conflict” has ended in Baku. Addressing the closing ceremony, Executive Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations ...

Culture 2019-05-03 20:16:00

Being a country where the east integrates with the west always made Azerbaijani culture unique. Thus, the culture reflects modernism of the west and traditionalism of the east at the same time. As the crucial part of it, Azerbaijani music was also affected by these influences ...

Culture 2019-04-30 13:55:00

In cooperation with the Park Cinema, the United States Embassy in Azerbaijan will sponsor the first American Film Festival in Baku. All films will be shown at the Park Cinema Flame Towers on May 1-5, 2019 and will showcase the Power of the Human ...

Culture 2019-04-26 21:15:00

The 7th meeting of the UNESCO National Commissions and Committees of TURKSOY Member Countries has been held in the city of Osh, Kyrgyz Republic.Addressing the event, Ambassador-at-Large, Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO ...

Culture 2019-04-24 21:07:00

The Azerbaijan Carpet Museum presents different schools and techniques from around the entire country, as well as covering various historical states and the development of carpet weaving. It has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world. Among the exhibits are a spectacular Tabriz rug, called Ovchulug, and a Karabakh rug, the Dragon Carpet ...

Culture 2019-04-24 19:40:00

Samples of Azerbaijani cuisine and agricultural products have been on display at an international culinary festival "Bitter and spicy" in Beijing. This year`s festival gathered more than 50 foreign and Chinese food and beverage suppliers ...

Culture 2019-04-22 21:00:00

The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has hosted a photo exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani ...

Culture 2019-04-22 12:30:00

Azerbaijan was featured at the “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books” held on April 13-14 at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Attended by over 150,000 people, this is the largest book festival in the United States ...

Culture 2019-04-16 16:31:00

Organized by the World Mass Media Research Foundation, the 30th Ankara International Film Festival will bring 120 films to the screens between April 18 and 28. Eleven films will be in the competition of the festival ...

Culture 2019-04-15 19:33:00

The organizers of ANIMAFILM Baku International festival held a meeting with the pupils of Landau School in Baku. The children were happy to host Elchin Hami Akhundov, the well-known animation director of Azerbaijan. He took this opportunity to explain the process of creating animated films to the schoolchildren ...

Theatre and cinema 2019-04-14 11:16:00