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Situated on the west coast of the South Island, hours from the nearest town, Milford Sound is where plunging cliffs and raging waterfalls meet inky dark waters. This is New Zealand's wild side at its absolute best. Milford Sound is a fiord in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s known for ...

Culture 2022-06-17 17:12:00

Opening of the exhibition “My Seas, My Oceans”, organized on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Association, with the support of the United Nation’s Geneva Office and the permanent ...

Culture 2022-06-16 20:51:00

Tar player, composer and musician Mashadi Jamil Amiraslan oglu Amirov was born in 1875 in Shusha and received his first education in madrasah. As a child and young he lived in need. Mashadi Jamil, who lost his father Karbalayi Amiraslan bey when he was 12 years old, ...

Culture 2022-06-14 14:38:00

Azerbaijani researcher, publicist and poet Huseyn Baykara — Gara Huseynbeyli was born in 1904 in Shusha in the family of Shirinbeyovs. His mother Mina khanim was daughter of Hasan bey Shirinbeyov and his father was the son of Huseyn bey Shirinbeyov. Gara Huseynbeyli ...

Culture 2022-06-13 19:30:00

On certain areas around the world, the beaches glow with magical blue like tiny neon dots and makes it look like stars are washing up on shore. The reason for the shore and waves having these neon blue spots is due to a chemical reaction called “bioluminescence”, it is what happens when a microorganism in the water is disturbed ...

Culture 2022-06-13 16:13:00

Published by the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation, the book "Stories" by Ömer Seyfettin, one of the distinguished representatives of Turkish literature, has been presented in German in Vienna within the framework of the project "Literary Bridge Connecting the Turkic world" ...

Culture 2022-06-13 11:15:00

Azerbaijan is represented, for the first time, at the 5th International Biennale “Revelations” on craft and creation, which brought together over 500 participants from 33 countries at famous Grand Palais Éphemère before the Eiffel Tower in Paris, with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation ...

Culture 2022-06-10 20:34:00

Weltenleser Book house in Frankfurt has hosted the book launch of “Leyli and Majnun” by the great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi, published in Germany, the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre told AZERTAC. In his opening remarks, Zieglinde Hartmann, a notable German scientist and professor at the University of Würzburg ...

Culture 2022-06-09 20:15:00

On March 1, 1872, Yellowstone, an American national park located in the western United States, became the first national park in the U.S. to enjoy the unique hydrothermal and geologic features and is also widely held to be the first national park in the world ...

Culture 2022-06-09 19:22:00

National Geographic has published an article headlined “Azerbaijan: the seven dishes that define a nation”. The article reads: “The Azerbaijani table is a colourful amalgamation of dishes and ingredients — some fiercely local, some influenced ...

Culture 2022-06-09 19:08:00

A series of events titled "Literary Bridge Connecting the Turkic World" has been launched in Vienna jointly organized by the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Austria. The first event took place on June 7 at the Azerbaijani Cultural Center in Vienna with the presentation of the ...

Culture 2022-06-09 18:35:00

Aliagha Mammadgulu oglu Isgandarov – an Azerbaijani poet, Honored Art Worker of the Azerbaijan SSR - was born on February 17, 1895, in the Masazir settlement of Baku, in the family of a joiner. He received his primary education in a madrasa, but without ...

Culture 2022-06-09 18:27:00

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and Doménikos Theotokópoulos, better known as El Greco (Crete, 1541-1614) l, meet for the first time in the house-museum that the Cretan painter has in Toledo and that allows to contemplate, in the same space, to these two painters who broke norms and revolutionized art, according to Indo&NY ...

Culture 2022-06-09 13:41:00

Known as the Jewel in the Crown of Kashmir , Dal Lake is the most important landmark of Srinagar. The Dal Lake is part of a natural wetland that covers an area of about 21 sq. km, which includes floating gardens. The floating gardens are known as ‘Rad’ in Kashmiri language ...

Culture 2022-06-08 17:13:00

Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor this weekend confirmed to the BBC that the band would be releasing a new song featuring the band’s late, legendary frontman Freddie Mercury called “Face It Alone”, according to Deadline. Taylor called ...

Culture 2022-06-08 14:20:00

China’s most prestigious film festival, the Shanghai International Film Festival has officially been canceled for this year, according to Variety. The festival is normally held in mid-June. The 25th edition of the festival will instead ...

Culture 2022-06-08 14:18:00

The Benagil cave is a fascinating rock formation with a big eye in the middle. It’s the most famous sea cave in the Algarve, Portugal. The hole in the ceiling of the cave allows the sun to shine at the little beach inside the cave. Its beauty is hard ...

Culture 2022-06-07 21:15:00

Another project, aiming at preserving, developing and promotion of Azerbaijan`s national and spiritual values, cultural heritage, was implemented with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Made within the framework of a project launched in 2016, the new carpet collection called ...

Culture 2022-06-07 18:14:00

A fashion show of dresses made on the basis of carpet motifs has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. The fashion collection of “Sumakh”, prepared by Rufat Ismayil, the founder of the brand “AFFFAIR”, deriving inspiration from ancient carpet ornaments ...

Culture 2022-06-07 17:25:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Bulgaria Temirtay Izbastin as part of her visit to Bulgaria. The meeting focused on strengthening cooperation between ...

Culture 2022-06-06 19:55:00