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Tupac Shakur to be commemorated in Baku

29.07.2010 | Readed: 1199

Baku will host a commemorative event in memory of rapper Tupac Shakur. The event, due to take place late this month, will feature performance of his records. Tupac Amaru Shakur was born June 16, 1971 in Brooklyn, NY. Tupac Shakur was one of the most popular "gangster rappers".......

Azeri, Cuban jazz musicians perform in Gabala

28.07.2010 | Readed: 1226

Azerbaijani and Cuban jazz musicians have given a joint concert as part of the Gabala International Music Festival. The concert featured performance of the 12-man Cuban Maraco band and a 5-man band of the Baku Jazz Center. Organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the two-week......

‘Baku has turned a cultural capital, while Gabala a town of music'

27.07.2010 | Readed: 1257

Baku has turned a cultural capital, while Gabala a town of music, said Dmitry Yablonsky, one of art directors of the second international music festival which is underway here. Yablonsky noted Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban......

Azeri pianist named successful Woman of the Year by EAWC

21.07.2010 | Readed: 1169

Azerbaijani pianist Yegana Akhundova has been named The Successful Woman of the Year by the Euro-American Women's Council, EAWC. Akhundova, pro-rector of the Baku Music Academy, was honored for her achievements in music and social life. At an award-giving ceremony in Athens,......

Gabala to host international music festival with support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation

20.07.2010 | Readed: 2624

An International music festival will be held in Azerbaijan's town of Gabala on July 25-August 5 with support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. Talented musicians from the United States, Russia, UK, France and Italy will participate in the Festival. Among them will also be world-known......

Another meeting with Baku fans

10.07.2010 | Readed: 1221

Prominent businessman and singer Emin Aghalarov has given another concert at the Green Theatre in Baku. Aghalarov performed his own compositions and works by world-renowned composers to a storm of applause from the audience. The concert featured songs from the singer's new......

Azerbaijan's first lady inaugurates culture center

08.07.2010 | Readed: 1234

{nl}On July 7th Azerbaijan`s first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and her daughter Leyla Aliyeva inaugurated a culture center in Turkan settlement in Baku. First lady Mehriban Aliyeva and her daughter cut the......

Azerbaijani filmmaker becomes "the best director"

07.07.2010 | Readed: 1197

Azerbaijani filmmaker Samir Farzalibeyov has been named "the best director" by the European Journalist Association for his unique creative activity. At a news conference here Farzalibeyov told that accomplishments he has achieved so far and future plans. He pointed out the award......

Azeri carpets impress Bulgarian first lady

01.07.2010 | Readed: 1179

On June 30th first Lady of Bulgaria Zorka Pirvanova visited Sehrli Ilmeler (Magic Stitches) gallery owned by Azer-Ilme Ltd. The guest was briefed on the carpet weaving art, one of the oldest and most traditional forms of art in Azerbaijan. For centuries Azerbaijan had been a country of......

First ladies of Bulgaria and Azerbaijan visit Museum of Modern Art

01.07.2010 | Readed: 1180

On June 30th first lady of Bulgaria Zorka Parvanova and first lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva visited the Museum of Modern Art created on the initiative of the First Lady of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva. The......

Azerbaijan elected member of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage

25.06.2010 | Readed: 1172

Baku, June 24 (AzerTAc). Azerbaijan has been elected a member of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Heritage, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reported. The Committee is considered as one of the most influential structures of the organization. The......

Azerbaijan's Safura becomes Miss Eurovision runner-up

18.06.2010 | Readed: 1174

Azerbaijani singer Safura Alizadeh has been named a runner-up of the Miss Eurovision-2010 contest, according to an Internet survey. Safura, who earned Azerbaijan the fifth spot at the competition, garnered 22.56 percent of votes to fall behind only Romania's Paula Seling with 31.35......

"Turkvision-2010" song contest kicks off

06.06.2010 | Readed: 1225

"Turkvision - 2010" Song Contest has started in Turkey bringing together singers from more than 30 Turkic-speaking countries. Azerbaijan is represented at the event by Elnara Khalilova. The contest will be aired on "TRT Avaz", "TRT Music" and "TRT Anadolu" TV channels.......

Azerbaijani Eurovision-2011 selection tour to start in September

05.06.2010 | Readed: 1156

Azerbaijan will kick off a selection of its contestant for next year's Eurovision song contest in September. Head of Azerbaijan's delegation to the contest Adil Karimli said: "We want to perform a song by Azerbaijani composers next year." Safura Alizadeh`s Drip Drop has......

Azeri singer to compete in Turkvision contest

02.06.2010 | Readed: 1190

Azerbaijani singer Elnara Khalilova will attend Turkvision-2010 contest.
The contest will bring together contestants from more than 30 Turkic-speaking countries.

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Germany and Azerbaijan - favorites to win Eurovision-2010

23.05.2010 | Readed: 1078

Russian pop star Dima Bilan told Vesti TV Channel that Eurovision-2010 song contest will see tough competition between Azerbaijan and Germany. Bookmakers predict the same. According to "Komsomolskaya Pravda" newspaper, Lena Meyer-Landrut and Safura share the first and second places while......

Rasul Rza - 100

20.05.2010 | Readed: 1291

A tribute evening to Rasul Rza, the late Azerbaijani poet, on occasion of his 100th birthday, was held yesterday at the Muslim Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall. The exhibition at the foyer showcased the photos from the poet`s private archives. The......

First lady of Azerbaijan and Turkish Premier’s spouse visit Philharmonic Garden

18.05.2010 | Readed: 1128

Azerbaijan`s first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill Ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva and Turkish Prime Minister`s spouse Emine Erdogan visited the Philharmonic Garden on Monday.  Mrs. Emine Erdogan was informed that......

Danish Eurovision 2010 representatives arrive in Azerbaijan

16.05.2010 | Readed: 1119

Danish Eurovision 2010 representatives Chanée and N`evergreen arrived in Azerbaijan. They will meet with media outlets and give a concert for Baku residents as well as join "Eurovision-2010" TV broadcast in the Public Television and Radio Broadcasting......

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