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Representatives of Azerbaijan will participate at the First International Handicrafters Festival 2019 to be held in Kokand, Uzbekistan, on September 10-15. Applied art works of Azerbaijan will be showcased at the festival ...

Culture 2019-09-12 20:06:00

Nearly 200 rare musical instruments of 18-20th centuries will be demonstrated at the exhibition at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Titled "Musical Instruments: Unity and Diversity", the exhibition will feature historical exhibits, as well as create an opportunity to listen to musical instruments ...

Culture 2019-09-12 19:12:00

About 30 events will be held in Baku and Shamakhi as part of the second Nasimi Festival of Poetry, Arts and Spirituality, which is organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture. The festival will be held from September 28 to October 1 ...

Culture 2019-09-12 14:25:00

The official opening of “Make the Earth Smile” Recycling Exhibition by Nargis Publishing House took place on September 9 at Baku Seaside Boulevard. The Nargis Publishing House organized an ecological exhibition dedicated to the problem of environmental ...

Culture 2019-09-11 15:37:00

The Azerbaijani documentary “The First Success of the Nobel Brothers" has been awarded with the title of “Honor” in the Best Foreign Language Documentary Short Film category at the Internacional De Cortometrajes Libelula Dorada Festival in the ...

Culture 2019-09-11 13:45:00

“Fifty years ago, the 600th anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi (1369-1417) was marked on the initiative of national leader Heydar Aliyev, thereby increasing interest in his life and work in our country and beyond. Studies of native-language manuscripts of the powerful Sufi poet, who made an invaluable contribution ...

Culture 2019-09-10 19:56:00

Camilo Sesto, a Spanish singer and songwriter who rose to prominence in the 1970s as a romantic balladeer, then went on to sell more than 100 million records, died Sept. 8 at a hospital in Madrid, according to The Washington Post. He was 72 ...

Culture 2019-09-09 15:03:00

Mexican pianist Jesús Lepe Rico has performed on the scene of the Gabala Cultural Center. Some works by famous composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, as well as important Mexican composers of international stature ...

Culture 2019-09-07 11:13:00

The European Union Delegation to the Republic of Azerbaijan is organizing the International Festival of Contemporary Art “Maiden Tower. To Be a Woman", which will be held on 17-27 September in Baku and in the regions of Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2019-09-06 19:09:00

Angelina Jolie has given her support to female-led Afghan film “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha,” made by first-time director Sahraa Karimi, according to Variety. The pic, which has its world premiere Friday at the Venice Film Festival, chronicles the lives of, and ...

Culture 2019-09-06 18:13:00

A vast touring show of treasures linked to Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has attracted more than 1.3 million visitors in Paris, becoming the most-visited exhibition in French history, according to The Guardian. The show, based at a vast space at La Villette before ...

Culture 2019-09-05 15:53:00

National Art Museum has hosted a presentation of the collection of poems by Jewish poetess Rachel Bluwstein (1890-1931) translated into Azerbaijani. Along with the poems, the book features her works in Hebrew. Addressing the event, Deputy Chief of Israel’s diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan Avital Rosenberg noted ...

Culture 2019-09-05 15:38:00

“Friendly ties between Azerbaijani and Israeli people will last for centuries,” If we look at tolerance and multiculturalism reigning in Azerbaijan, we can see live demonstration of Azerbaijani realities at today’s meeting,” said Head ...

Culture 2019-09-05 14:23:00

The Azerbaijani documentary film “The First Success of the Nobel Brothers" has qualified for the final of the Festival Internazionale del Cinema Povero in Italy. According to Jalaladdin Gasimov, the screenwriter, director and ...

Culture 2019-09-02 14:01:00

The International Jazz Festival under the “More jazz, more intellect” slogan will be held in Baku on October 18-27. This year’s festival will present a variety of styles and trends: avant-garde, traditional classics, ethno-programs, and symphonic jazz. In addition, there will be applied thematic programs with master ...

Culture 2019-08-30 18:06:00

YARAT Contemporary Art Space has announced that the third edition of M.A.P. International Theatre Festival will be held in Baku from October 10-20 with the partner support of Bakcell. Serving as a platform for communication, education, exchange ...

Culture 2019-08-30 16:47:00

French actor Michelle Omon died on the night of August 28-29 at the age of 82, reports Le Figaro. This publication was co-published by the daughter and agent of the actor. They did not name the cause of his death ...

Culture 2019-08-30 13:51:00

Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with the UK`s chamber orchestra London Mozart Players in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, on September 13. The orchestra will perform the Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello by Tchaikovsky ...

Music 2019-08-22 17:25:00

Saudi Arabia is to set up arts academies, including two in the next two years, offering a step toward academic qualification and enlarging the Kingdom’s footprint in heritage, arts and crafts, and music, according to Arab News ...

Culture 2019-08-22 14:46:00

Uzbek opera singer, head of the “Registan” ensemble Hursand Sherov has cycled to Odessa, Ukraine, to pay respect to legendary singer, People`s Artist of Azerbaijan and the USSR Muslim Magomayev ...

Culture 2019-08-21 14:40:00