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The 14th International Uzeyir Hajibeyli Music Festival will be held from September 18 to 26. Musicians from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, France, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Turkiye, US, as well as local musicians will perform in Baku, Ganja ...

Culture 2022-09-12 17:48:00

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” directed by Laura Poitras, was awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday by a competition jury led by Julianne Moore, according to The New York Times. The film, about the photographer Nan Goldin ...

Culture 2022-09-11 13:23:00

Karbalayi Safikhan Karabakhi was an Azerbaijani architect and one of the prominent representatives of the Karabakh architecture school. He made a special contribution to the development of architecture of Karabakh ...

Culture 2022-09-10 18:23:00

A delegation of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture has attended the 37th meeting of the Council for Cultural Cooperation of the CIS member states held under the chairmanship of Kazakhstan in the city of Nur-Sultan. As part of the visit, Chief of Staff of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture Vugar Mammadov ...

Culture 2022-09-10 15:53:00

Azerbaijani film "Destruction" was presented at the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), one of the most significant film festivals in the world. Director and screenwriter of the film is Igor Smola, director of photography is Natig Husiyev, and the producers are Elvin Adigozal, Yekaterina Bordachova ...

Culture 2022-09-10 10:37:00

The Royal Domain of Drottningholm stands on an island in Lake Mälar in a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden. With its castle, perfectly preserved theatre (built in 1766), Chinese pavilion and gardens, it is the finest example of an 18th-century north European royal residence inspired by the Palace of Versailles. ...

Culture 2022-09-10 10:36:00

Ahmad ibn Ayyub al-Hafiz Nakhchivani is one of the prominent medieval Azerbaijani architectures, who played an important role in the development of architecture of Nakhchivan by creating monuments and buildings in the style of Nakhchivan School of architecture ...

Culture 2022-09-09 19:17:00

Peyto Lake is a glacier-fed lake in Banff National Park which is located in southern Alberta along the shared border with British Columbia in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Similar to many other glacier-fed lakes in Banff National Park, Peyto Lake is a brilliant blue during the summer months ...

Culture 2022-09-09 18:24:00

Azerbaijani film "Banu" was screened at the 79th Venice International Film Festival, said the film's director and lead actress Tahmina Rafaella as she shared the photos from the premiere on her social media account. Honored Artist Malak Abbaszade, as well as Zaur Shafiyev, Kabira Hashimli ...

Culture 2022-09-09 11:37:00

The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St Margaret’s Church lie next to the River Thames in the heart of London, the United Kingdom. With their intricate silhouettes, they have symbolised monarchy ...

Culture 2022-09-08 18:34:00

"Sermon to the Fish" movie by Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov will be screened as part of the "A Window on Asian Cinema" section of the "Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), on October 5-14, in South Korea ...

Culture 2022-09-08 15:32:00

Established as a national park in 1972, South Luangwa National Park is located in eastern Zambia, at the tail end of Africa's Great Rift Valley. Known to locals as simply 'the South Park,' it was initially founded as the Luangwa Game Park in 1904 ...

Culture 2022-09-07 19:35:00

The Atomium in Brussels is nine interconnected spheres intended to symbolize the peaceful use of nuclear energy. Renovated as a major national event between 2004 and 2006, the Atomium - which was not intended to survive Brussels World's Fair (1958) for which it was the flagship construction - is today ...

Culture 2022-09-07 17:22:00

Lake Titicaca is the world’s highest lake navigable to large vessels, lying at 3,810 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains of South America, astride the border between Peru to the west and Bolivia to the east. Titicaca is one of less than twenty ancient lakes on earth, and is thought to be there million years old ...

Culture 2022-09-07 14:10:00

Artifacts attributed to the Nature God “Dionysus” who had an important place in Greek mythology, are on display as part of the "You Will See What You Didn't See" project carried out at a museum in Türkiye’s western province of Izmir. Statue heads belonging to “Dionysos” are being exhibited in the Izmir Archeology Museum ...

Culture 2022-09-06 19:39:00

Edgar Duvivier (saxophone) and Dami Andres (guitar) will be the first performers at the 17th Baku International Jazz Festival which will be held with the support of the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture. The duo will share the same stage with Tofig Jabbarov (percussion) and Denis Fontura ...

Music 2022-09-06 17:48:00

The Royal Exhibition Building is a major historical place in Australia and is the first building in the country to receive the World Heritage status by UNESCO. Built in 1880, the Royal Exhibition Building is beautiful inside and out—a true landmark of Melbourne ...

Culture 2022-09-06 17:27:00

The 20th century saw the fall of many monarchies and their replacement by republican forms of government around the world. There are still a significant number of countries and smaller political units that retain monarchies, however. These five countries are some of the smallest kingdoms of the world ...

Culture 2022-09-05 19:26:00

It's exciting to be back in Middle-earth courtesy of Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The streamer only recently debuted the first two episodes of the fantasy series based on the works of J. R. R. Tolkien, and it seems the show is already a huge success. The season premiere racked up an impressive 25 million global viewers in its first day ...

Culture 2022-09-05 17:43:00

The International Mugham Center in Baku will host a jazz concert marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Japan on September 7, 2022. The concert will feature the works by Azerbaijani and foreign composers ...

Culture 2022-09-05 17:28:00