Culture

Agreement on organization of exhibition "Art Islamic countries. East and West" signed in Baku

10.04.2011 | Readed: 1183

An agreement on organization of exhibition titled "Art Islamic countries. East and West" has been signed as part of the world forum on intercultural dialogue. The document was signed among the State Hermitage museum of Russia, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the......

Azerbaijan, Iraq sign MoU on cultural cooperation

10.04.2011 | Readed: 1250

Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Iraqi Minister of Culture signed a memorandum of understanding on cultural cooperation on the sidelines of the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. Azeri Minister Abulfas Garayev touched upon close relations between the two nations. He......

Presentation of concrete initiatives and projects took place as part of World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

09.04.2011 | Readed: 1140

Presentation of concrete initiatives and projects fostering intercultural dialogue and cooperation took place Friday in Baku as part of the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. The presentation ceremony started with demonstration of a documentary film featuring culture of African......

World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue wraps up in Baku

09.04.2011 | Readed: 1207

A closing ceremony of the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue took place in Gulustan Palace in Baku, on Friday. Catherine Fieschi, director of Counterpoint center of the British Council expressed her gratitude to the leadership of Azerbaijan for condcuting such grandious event. She said......

Azerbaijan, Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan sign cooperation agreement

09.04.2011 | Readed: 1178

On April 8 the minister of culture of the Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan Tariq Salim Masarva, who is in Baku for participation in the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, met the minister of culture and tourism of Azerbaijan Abulfas Garayev. Having reminded of carrying out at high level of......

Baku hosts first session of world forum on intercultural dialugue

08.04.2011 | Readed: 1213

The first session of the world forum on intercultural dialogue on "Intercultural understanding and cultural diversity to achieve peace and development" was held here on Thursday. The session was co-chaired by Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan and Jean Christophe Bas,......

Baku hosts concert as part of World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue

08.04.2011 | Readed: 1190

A performance of "Tale of the Wind" by Azerbaijani and Lithuanian artists was held in Heydar Aliyev Palace on Tuesday. The concert was organized in the framework of the project "Dialogue of Culture Capitals" as part of the World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. The concert featured......

"Russian-Azerbaijan cultural relations in photos of AzerTAc and ITAR-TASS" exhibition opens in Baku

07.04.2011 | Readed: 1271

On April, 7, opening of the photo-exhibition dedicated to the Russian-Azerbaijan cultural relations took place in the Russian information-cultural center in Baku. The exhibition is organized by embassy of the Russian Federation in the Azerbaijan Republic and representation......

Greece`s President tours historic core of Baku

06.04.2011 | Readed: 1172

Visiting President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital on April 5th. The President was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Papoulias visited the......

North Africa`s Tourisme magazine highlights Azerbaijan

20.03.2011 | Readed: 1651

The North Africa`s French-language "Tourisme" magazine published an article about Azerbaijan`s tourism opportunities and culture by famous journalist and researcher Fadel Bird. Bird shared his impressions after visiting Azerbaijan. He wrote about historical monuments and culture of......

Second international mugham contest underway in Baku

19.03.2011 | Readed: 1192

The second International Mugham Contest has continued in the organ and chamber musical hall of the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall after Muslim Magomayev. Musicians from Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, China and Jordania performed on the second day of the contest held as part of the......

Tatarstan`s President tours historic core of Baku

03.03.2011 | Readed: 1205

Visiting President of the Russian Federation`s Tatarstan Republic Rustam Minnikhanov toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. The President was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Minnikhanov......

Baku to host World Intercultural Dialogue Forum

26.02.2011 | Readed: 1242

Preparatory works for World Intercultural Dialogue Forum due in Baku on 7-9 April are underway. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, under the order of the Chief of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan, final meeting of the Working Group to discuss the......

Azerbaijan`s First Lady meets French Culture Minister in Paris

19.02.2011 | Readed: 1184

As part of a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of restoration of the independence of Azerbaijan took place in Paris, Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva met Thursday French Culture Minister Frederic......

Nigar Jamal and Eldar Gasimov to represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision-2011

12.02.2011 | Readed: 1375

A judging panel has selected Nigar Jamal and Eldar Gasimov as a duo to represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision-2011 song contest to be held in May in Dusseldorf, Germany. Five contestants Nigar Jamal, Eldar Gasimov, Aynishan Guliyeva and Ilhame Gasimova performed in a final round of the......

Lithuanian Speaker visits National Azerbaijani Literature Museum

11.02.2011 | Readed: 1125

Visiting Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Irena Degutiene visited the Nizami Ganjevi National Azerbaijani Literature Museum. Director of the Museum Rafael Huseynov told of the history of the facility. The delegation members viewed photographs featuring national leader Heydar......

Speaker of Lithuanian Seim visits Azerbaijan National Museum of History

10.02.2011 | Readed: 1248

Speaker of the Lithuanian Seim (Parliament) Irena Degutienes visited the Azerbaijan National Museum of History. He guest toured the museum and signed the museum`s Guest Book. Founded in 1920, Azerbaijan State Museum of History is the largest museum of Azerbaijan, located in Baku, in the......

European masterpieces prove antiquity of Azerbaijan carpets

08.02.2011 | Readed: 1196

A printed catalogue "Azerbaijan carpets" was recently published by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The book opens with a foreword by Mehriban Aliyeva, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador. She says: "Carpet is an integral part of every Azerbaijanis`......

First Lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva visits art gallery PUTTI in Riga

18.01.2011 | Readed: 1269

The First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP, Mehriban Aliyeva on January 17 visited PUTTI Art Gallery in Riga. The hosts of the gallery told Ms. Aliyeva that the art gallery PUTTI was established in 2000 with a precisely defined......

Delegation of Euronews TV channel visits Azerbaijan`s national museum of history

15.01.2011 | Readed: 1260

A delegation of Euronews TV channel visited Azerbaijan`s National Museum of History. The guests were informed about the museum. The building constructed in 1895-1897 was a property of Azerbaijani millionaire Haji Zeynalabdin Tagiyev. The building became a museum in 1920. The museum has the......

European Commission`s President visits Museum of Modern Art in Baku

15.01.2011 | Readed: 1191

President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso visited the Museum of Modern Art. Jose Manuel Barroso was told the museum featured some 1000 avant-garde works and sculptures by Azerbaijani artists. Barroso viewed works by outstanding Azerbaijani artists, including Sattar......

Chairman of European Commission tours historic core of Baku

15.01.2011 | Readed: 1300

Chairman of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. Mr. Barroso was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. The Chairman visited the Maiden Tower, Bukhara and......

Bosnia and Herzegovina`s FM tours historic core of Baku

14.01.2011 | Readed: 1182

Visiting minister of foreign affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Sven Alkalaj toured the Icharishahar, Inner City, historic core of Azerbaijan`s capital. Mr. Alkalaj was informed about the Icharishahar which was included in the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. The FM visited the Maiden......

Fidan Hajiyeva to perform Carmen` part on Turkish scene

08.01.2011 | Readed: 1750

On January 8 the premiere of "Carmen" opera by George Bizet will take place at the Samsun State Opera Theater of Turkey. The soloist of the Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theater, honored actress of Azerbaijan Fidan Hajiyeva under the invitation of Samsun Theater after long pause will......

Azerbaijan`s cinema for the first time to be promoted at Cannes

07.01.2011 | Readed: 1167

Azerbaijan`s cinema for the first time will be promoted at the Cannes international film festival. A special stand featuring history of Azerbaijan`s cinema will be installed at the festival. Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism will allocate necessary funds. French......

Gérard Depardieu visits Gabala region

16.12.2010 | Readed: 1217

Popular French actor Gérard Depardieu yesterday visited Gabala, the most ancient city of Azerbaijan and the center of Gabala region of Azerbaijan. In Gabala the guest attended piano factory, which produces world-class pianos under the brand name Beltman. The piano factory constructed in......

Theater conference commences in Baku

09.11.2010 | Readed: 1129

An international theater conference "World theater process in the 21st century: problems, prospects and alternatives" was officially opened here on Tuesday. Opening the event, Minster of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev noted the event is being held in accordance with state program on......

Prominent Azeri poet`s book published in Belgrade

02.11.2010 | Readed: 1951

The book comprised of "Colors" and "Color dreams", poetic cycles of colors by Rasul Rza, People`s Poet of Azerbaijan, was published in Belgrade. The poems included in the book were translated into Serbian by Maya Tezich, into Russian by Boris Slutski, David Samoylov, Yunna Morits, Leon......

Uzbek cinema days open in Azerbaijan

27.10.2010 | Readed: 1164

The Days of Uzbek Cinema have officially opened here Monday. Speaking at a ceremony, Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev touched upon friendly and brotherly relations between the two nations, and importance of successful cultural cooperation. He described organization of Uzbek......

Tehran hosts days of Azeri culture

29.09.2010 | Readed: 1294

The opening of the Days of Azerbaijani culture was held in Tehran, Iran, at Niyaveran palace. The ceremony brought together Iran's officials, foreign ambassadors, representatives of international organizations, state structures of Azerbaijan in Iran, public figures. Azeri minister of......

Baku hosts meeting of advisory council of trade unions of cultural workers

14.09.2010 | Readed: 1226

On 13 September, a meeting of the Advisory Council of the trade unions of cultural workers was for the first time held in Azerbaijan at the Ataturk Center of Baku. Prior to the meeting, the attendees from Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Moldova and other countries have paid......

Azerbaijani, Russian first ladies visit Museum of Modern Art in Baku

04.09.2010 | Readed: 1252

On September 3rd Azerbaijan's First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and Russian First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva visited the Museum of Modern Art. The museum was established on the initiative of the......

Azeri sculptor Omar Eldarov becomes honorary goodwill ambassador of Niagara

04.09.2010 | Readed: 1188

The Days of Azerbaijani culture in Canada wrapped up with a concert of the Azerbaijan symphonic music and mugham as part of the 12th Niagara International Music Festival. The concert took place at Saint Mark Cathedral. A lot of music lovers, country's top officials, deputies of Canadian......

Azeri carpets impress Russian first lady

04.09.2010 | Readed: 3194

Azerbaijan`s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and Russian First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azer-Ilme Ltd. The guest was briefed on the carpet weaving, one of the......

Uzeir Hajibeyli`s 125th birthday to be marked

03.09.2010 | Readed: 1211

In accordance with the Azerbaijan President's 23 February 2010 decree, the International Music Festival to mark the 125th birthday of Uzeir Hajibeyli, great Azerbaijani composer, scholar, playwright, pedagogue and publicist will be held in Baku between September 18 and 28. The Festival......

August 26 - International Day of Azerbaijani mugham in Canada

21.08.2010 | Readed: 1168

August 26 was announced as International Day of Azerbaijani mugham and the music day of the countries located in Great Silk Road. The decision was adopted by mayor of Canadian city Niagara and leadership of annual International Niagara Music Festival, chief of the festival on Azerbaijan......

Tatar national holiday marked in Baku

10.08.2010 | Readed: 1313

The Tugan Tel Tatar culture society and Tatarstan`s permanent mission in Baku, supported by the Russian Federation embassy in Azerbaijan and Nizami district of Baku have organized a ceremony to mark tatar national holiday, Sabantuy. The RF ambassador to Azerbaijan Vladimir Dorokhin read......

"We loved Azerbaijan's nature and people very much"

08.08.2010 | Readed: 1128

"We loved Azerbaijan's nature and people very much. Our visit to your country made a deep impression on us", said member of London Philharmonic Orchestra David Hoshman, who had participated in the Second International Music Festival in Gabala. Hoshman said the Festival had been......

2nd international music festival wraps up in Gabala

07.08.2010 | Readed: 1283

The 2nd international music festival with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has ended in Gabala town of Azerbaijan. Conducted by American and Russian pianists Dmitry Yablonsky and Boris Berezovsky, United Kingdom's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performed the Sergey......

London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs at Gabala second international music festival

03.08.2010 | Readed: 1143

The London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra gave another concert at the Gabala second international music festival, which is supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The concert was accompanied by violinist Chloe Hanslip and Azerbaijani conductor living in Istanbul Ramiz Melikaslanov.......

Pianist Oksana Yablonskaya hails Gabala festival

03.08.2010 | Readed: 1223

Outstanding American pianist Oksana Yablonskaya has praised the second international music festival in Gabala, the north of Azerbaijan. Yablonskaya said the festival has been "very well organized". "The show featured the performance of classic masterpieces by Azerbaijan and European......

UNESCO Director General visits piano factory in Gabala

31.07.2010 | Readed: 1254

The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova has visited a piano factory in Gabala, a city in the north of Azerbaijan. The factory is the only facility in the world to manufacture Beltmann pianos. It is capable of......


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