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Live music event with Samira Efendiyeva and Tunzala Agayeva Live music event with Samira Efendiyeva and Tunzala Agayeva

November 30, 2016

We would like to invite all of you to live music event with Samira Efendiyeva and Tunzala Agayeva. 

Visa on arrival to Azerbaijan for GCC and Fareast Nationals Visa on arrival to Azerbaijan for GCC and Fareast Nationals


The Azerbaijan Republic eases visa requirements in all its international airports starting from 1st February 2016 for the citizens of Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore...

The exhibition by Eldar Akbarov and Sabina Shikhlinskaya. The exhibition by Eldar Akbarov and Sabina Shikhlinskaya.

18.11.2016 – 11.12.2016

Baku Museum of Modern Art invites for Eldar Akbarov and Sabina Shikhlinskaya exhibition “DACHA”. 



IT IS WHAT IT IS IT IS WHAT IT IS

11.11.2016 -  29.11.2016

VENUE: YARAT Contemporary Art Centre, Baku

The Yarat Centre presents an exhibition of 6 installations by young artist Faig Ahmed. The installations include film, sculptures, woven objects and drawings and examine relations between men and women and social structure in modern Azerbaijani society.

Mehriban Efendi’s paintings to tour world Mehriban Efendi’s paintings to tour world
21 JANUARY 2016

The paintings of Azerbaijan’s most popular artist-surrealist Mehriban Efendi will tour the world as part of a major Portuguese project "Surrealism Now", aimed at finding surrealists and promoting their works.

Azerbaijan Fashion Week due in Moscow Azerbaijan Fashion Week due in Moscow
4 JANUARY 2016

Azerbaijan Fashion Week for the first time will be held in Moscow on March 6-8. Organized by the Moscow-based Azerbaijani Culture studio in partnership with the Russian-Azerbaijani Friendship Center, the event will take place in Moscow’s President Hotel.

The neon house: amazing surprise for art lovers The neon house: amazing surprise for art lovers
13 DECEMBER 2015

Neon has come a long way since its discovery in the late 19th century to attract artists with its bright light and colors, and found its way into the art. The artistic uses for neon tubing became more apparent, and people continued to experiment with the fragile medium.

Join hip-hop festival in Baku Join hip-hop festival in Baku
30 NOVEMBER 2015

An incendiary hip-hop festival entitled “One Dance - One Soul” will be organized in Baku’s Energy Club on December 13. The competition will be held in accordance with the rules of the World Championship "I LOVE THIS DANCE".

Do not miss Tequila Festival in Baku Do not miss Tequila Festival in Baku
13 OCTOBER 2015

Baku is preparing to host the exciting Tequila Festival this autumn. Mexican Ambassador to Azerbaijan Rodrigo Labardini told local media that the event is scheduled for the end of October.

Baku Jazz Festival returns to capital this autumn Baku Jazz Festival returns to capital this autumn
1 OCTOBER 2015

Music enthusiasts should be excited for this autumn, when the traditional Baku Jazz Festival will bring many of the world’s eminent jazz stars to the city. Supported by the Culture and Tourism Ministry and Azerbaijan Culture Foundation, the event is scheduled to take place from October 25 to November 3.

International Music Festival due in Baku International Music Festival due in Baku
6 SEPTEMBER 2015

The 7th International Music Festival dedicated to the 130th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli will be held in Baku from September 18 to 28 with the help of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Ministry.

Open-air painting due in Baku Open-air painting due in Baku
25 AUGUST 2015

"Under the open sky-9" open-air painting event will be held in the Baku’s “Art Villa” gallery on September 13. Entitled “Sports and art” the event plans to bring together both young and experienced artists. Outdoor painting is held in support of young people and intellectuals.

Azerbaijani drama to be screened at film festival in Moscow Azerbaijani drama to be screened at film festival in Moscow
13 AUGUST 2015

The film “Lighthouse” by Azerbaijani filmmaker Fariz Ahmadov will be presented at the “Len” film festival in Russia. The country’s capital, Moscow will host the event between August 14 and 16.

Miss & Mister Azerbaijan-2016 kicks off Miss & Mister Azerbaijan-2016 kicks off
7 AUGUST 2015

"Miss & Mister Azerbaijan-2016" national beauty contest has kicked off. Single girls and boys aged between 18 to 26 have a chance to take part at the contest.

Baku hosts third Int’l Intellectual Games Baku hosts third Int’l Intellectual Games
28 JULY 2015

The third International Festival of the Intellectual Games titled the "Cup of Icherisheher," one of the largest intellectual projects in Azerbaijan, has recently held in the country’s capital.

Cannes to get acquainted with Azerbaijani culture Cannes to get acquainted with Azerbaijani culture
14 JULY 2015

The French city of Cannes will host the “Days of Azerbaijani Culture,” organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation from July 14 to 31. The event will showcase a wide range of entertainment programs, presenting Azerbaijani art, culture, national music and jazz, from tradition to modernity, and will help French audiences to immerse themselves in Azerbaijani culture.

Azerbaijani film to be screened in Germany Azerbaijani film to be screened in Germany
2 JULY 2015

The feature film "Nabat" by Azerbaijani director Elchin Musaoglu will be screened at the Five Lakes International Film Festival. The film is included in the main competition program of the film festival, which will be held in Germany from July 29 to August 9.

Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company to perform in Baku Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company to perform in Baku
16 JUNE 2015

Israeli modern dance troupe "Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company" will perform on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku. The performance of the modern dance program is organized under the framework of cultural events of the first European Games.

Coop Art Gallery to showcase Azerbaijani artist’s works Coop Art Gallery to showcase Azerbaijani artist’s works
9 JUNE 2015

Famous Azerbaijani artist- surrealist Mehriban Efendi will represent the country in Slovakia. The reproduction of “Impression” picture by the talented artist will be put on display in the international “Coop Art Gallery”.

FutureShorts films festival reaches Baku FutureShorts films festival reaches Baku
1 JUNE 2015

YARAT Contemporary Art Space Film Club presented the next show of FutureShorts films festival in Baku on May 29-30.

Chopin's memory to be commemorated in Baku Chopin's memory to be commemorated in Baku
30 JUNE 2015

The event, devoted to the great composer and pianist Frederic Chopin will be held in the Niyazi’s apartment-museum on June 1.

Aromatic Festival scheduled for July Aromatic Festival scheduled for July
25 MAY 2015

Azerbaijan's most picturesque region of Sheki is going to host the second International Festival of National Sweets on July 20.

Chocolate Museum of Nikola coming to Baku Chocolate Museum of Nikola coming to Baku
15 MAY 2015

The famous author's exhibition "Chocolate Museum of Nikola", will come to Baku after touring 40 cities over the world as a part of the world tour. The exhibition will open at the Museum Center on May 15.

Schedule of Azerbaijan Fashion Week announced Schedule of Azerbaijan Fashion Week announced
6 MAY 2015

The schedule of Azerbaijan Fashion Week has been released. There will be given the official start to the Fashion shows, Pop Up stores, Expert Master Classes and Workshops on May 11.

Azerbaijani jazzmen to perform in Paris Azerbaijani jazzmen to perform in Paris
29 APRIL 2015

One of the most famous jazz clubs of Paris will see Azerbaijani jazzmen perform on April 30, during a concert dedicated to the International Day of Jazz. Isfar Sarabsky, pop-folk ensemble "Jangi" the artistic director of which is honored artist Mirjavad Etibar Jafarov and pianist Asadli will amaze the Parisians.

Elnur's next stop prior to Eurovision is Belgium Elnur's next stop prior to Eurovision is Belgium
23 APRIL 2015

Azerbaijan’s 2015 Eurovision entry Elnur Huseynov adds three more countries to his European promotional tour ahead of Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in May. Elnur has already visited Riga and Budapest. His latest tour destination is Belgium.

Wim Delvoye presents solo exhibition in Baku Wim Delvoye presents solo exhibition in Baku
14 APRIL 2015

Famous Belgian neo-conceptual artist and a well-known representative of modern art, Wim Delvoye has opened his solo exhibition at the Heydar Aliyev Center on April 13. About 50 works created by Delvoye will be showcased in Baku until September 27.

YARAT Film Club to gather film lovers YARAT Film Club to gather film lovers
9 APRIL 2015

YARAT Contemporary Art Organization has created the Yarat Film Club, as part of the organization’s strong commitment to the younger generation of students and film-makers.

Baku to host quilling exhibition Baku to host quilling exhibition
30 MARCH 2015

Baku’s “Natavan” gallery, which often brings together art lovers, will feature another splendid exhibition of a very young and talented fresh artist, Aysel Abdullazada.

YARAT opens its art center with new exhibitions YARAT opens its art center with new exhibitions
26 MARCH 2015

YARAT Contemporary Art Center has opened in Baku with an exhibition of Shirin Neshat called The Home of My Eyes.

Novruz caravan on Baku streets Novruz caravan on Baku streets
17 MARCH 2015

Azerbaijanis’ loveliest holiday Novruz Bayram is around the corner. Today, the country celebrates the Earth or Last Tuesday (Torpag or Akhir Chershenbesi) prior to the main holiday to be held on March 20-21.

London to see works of Azerbaijani artist London to see works of Azerbaijani artist
11 MARCH 2015

The exhibition of one of the famous Azerbaijani artists, Farhad Khalilov will be held in London as part of the second Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts, a celebration of Azerbaijani art and culture across London, launched in November 2014.

“Romantic Mugham” drawing published on postmarks of Hungary “Romantic Mugham” drawing published on postmarks of Hungary
4 MARCH 2015

A splendid blend of three fabulous national instruments - the tar, gaval and kamancha - has gained a mandate to get published on postmarks in Hungary. "Romantic Mugham" by Chingiz Mehbaliyev, an Azerbaijani artist, which was first exhibited in Budapest in 2013, drew the attention of the Post Office for its unique composition.

Classic cars displayed in Baku Classic cars displayed in Baku
24 FEBRUARY 2015

The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku has opened another unique exhibition, a show of classic cars on February 23. The exhibition, co-organized by the Automobile Federation of Azerbaijan, collections of Classic Remise (Germany) and "Schlumpf" (France), as well as the National Museum of cars, features cars produced in Germany, USA, France, Italy, Great Britain and the former Soviet republics since the inception of the automotive industry - that is, from the end of the 19th century.

Azerbaijani artist to feature works in Paris Azerbaijani artist to feature works in Paris
18 FEBRUARY 2015

Creativity of the young and talented Azerbaijani artist, Maryam Alakbarli, has gained wide popularity not only in the country but also in the European countries. Maryam’s works will be featured in a new and very prestigious exhibition: “Art Shopping” festival.

Javad Mirjavadov’s artwork to be displayed at Sotheby's Javad Mirjavadov’s artwork to be displayed at Sotheby's
5 FEBRUARY 2015

Azerbaijani artist Javad Mirjavadov’s artwork “Mother of God” (1987) will be displayed at Sotheby's auction in London. The artwork of the late artist, one of Azerbaijan's greatest 20th century painters, will be on display at Sotheby's on February 16-19 as part of the Buta Festival 2015 - a celebration of Azerbaijani arts and culture , AzerTag state news agency reported.

"Madama Butterfly" opera to be staged in Baku "Madama Butterfly" opera to be staged in Baku
29 JANUARY 2015

Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre in Baku will host the "Madama Butterfly" opera (Chio Chio San) by Giacomo Puccini on February 7. Elena Bundeleeva, the soloist of the Belarus National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre has been invited to play one of the main roles of the play.

Yay Gallery to host Margret Eicher's exhibition Yay Gallery to host Margret Eicher's exhibition
22 JANUARY 2015

Margret Eicher’s solo exhibition will be the first exhibition to be held at the YAY Gallery in 2015. Eicher is a German conceptual artist specialized in tapestry. She is famous for her enormous tapestries, in which she combines baroque imagery with well-known and familiar images of our information society.

National dancers win international tournament National dancers win international tournament
15 JANUARY 2015

A charming Azerbaijani dance couple, Rual Iskenderov and Kristina Golubkina became the winners of the “Cup of Russian tsars - 2015”. The fifth International Dance Tournament was held in the Congress Hall of the World Trade Center in Moscow on January 10-11.

Shooting of "Gara Bagh" movie comes to end Shooting of "Gara Bagh" movie comes to end
8 JANUARY 2015

Shooting of the “Gara Bagh” feature movie in the Azerbaijanfilm studio named after Jafar Jabbarli, commissioned by the Azerbaijan Culture and Tourism Ministry ended. Director of the film is Amil Mamiyev, operator Rauf Gurbanaliyev, artist Aziz Mammadov, artistic director Jamil Guliyev, executive producer Arif Safarov and producer Mushfig Hatamov.

Prague to host Azerbaijan- the magical Land of Fire exhibition Prague to host Azerbaijan- the magical Land of Fire exhibition
23 DECEMBER 2014

Naprstek Museum under the Czech National Museum will hold some educational events as part of the “Azerbaijan- the magical Land of Fire” exhibition. A lecture titled “Azerbaijani traditional carpet weaving art” by Ph.D Zdenka Klimtova will be held on January 31. After the lecture, the guests will have a chance to get acquainted with “Samukh”, one kind of the carpet weaving art in Azerbaijan.

Buta Festival pays tribute to Azerbaijani composer Vagif Buta Festival pays tribute to Azerbaijani composer Vagif
17 December 2014

The Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts is continuing to mesmerize Londoners. The concert titled "Vagif" was held at Central Hall Westminster on December 16.

Yarat, Yay Gallery presents "Voice of the City" project Yarat, Yay Gallery presents "Voice of the City" project
8 December 2014

Yay Gallery and YARAT Contemporary Art Organisation have announced ‘Voices of the City’ international public art project to support contemporary art in Azerbaijan. This project is an open contest for an art project installation to be placed on a pedestal in front of Yay Gallery.

Mugam Night mesmerizes Londoners Mugam Night mesmerizes Londoners
21 NOVEMBER 2014

Azerbaijan Mugham Night has been held in London as part of the second Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts. Organized by Buta Arts Center, the concert brought together representatives of Azerbaijani diaspora and local and foreign public figures.

Azerbaijani Mugam in Jerusalem Azerbaijani Mugam in Jerusalem
11 NOVEMBER 2014

The 15th International Oud Music Festival was held in Quds, Jerusalem. The Azerbaijani Mugam concert was also part of the event. As Director of Azerbaijan Center of Culture of "AZIS", Yegana Salman noted that the concert hall was full of music lovers from all the regions of Israel and Palestinian territories.

Euronews broadcasts video reportage about Baku Jazz Festival Euronews broadcasts video reportage about Baku Jazz Festival
28 october 2014

Euronews has broadcast a video reportage about Baku Jazz Festival. Euronews said: “It is jazz time in Baku. The capital of Azerbaijan will host jazz musicians from all four corners of the planet, among them American pianist Craig Taborn. He is joined by James Bates on drums and Thomas Morgan on bass.

Mozart Flashmob in Prague - Azerbaijani Student Association Mozart Flashmob in Prague - Azerbaijani Student Association
20 October 2014

Azerbaijan Student Network, in the spirit of cooperation between Azerbaijani and European youth has celebrated International Music Day and 1st European Games that will take place in Baku in June 2015 by staging a flash mob at the Republic square in Prague.

Colorful world of imagination Colorful world of imagination
3 OCTOBER 2014

Azerbaijani famous artist across the globe won the most prestigious VERA World Fine Art Festival, held in Lisbon, Portuguese from September 16 to 21. Being awarded with the prize in "Painting" nomination , Sakit Mammadov got a lot of offers during the festival from the influential galleries in the U.S., UK and Uzbekistan to put his works on display. The UK gallery have even offered the artist to open "Sakit Mammadov's Gallery" in London.

Azerbaijan marks 220th anniversary birthday of Mirza Shafi Vazeh Azerbaijan marks 220th anniversary birthday of Mirza Shafi Vazeh
26 SEPTEMBER 2014

The International Mugam Center in Baku hosted an event marking the 220th birthday anniversary of great Azerbaijani poet Mirza Shafi Vazeh on September 24. The event organized by Culture and Tourism Ministry brought together many Azerbaijani influential people.

Famous Azerbaijani Novel To Get Hollywood Treatment Famous Azerbaijani Novel To Get Hollywood Treatment
22 SEPTEMBER 2014

A major film adaptation of one of the Caucasus's best-known literary works is now in the pipeline. Producer Kris Thykier, whose previous film credits include "Stardust" and "Kick Ass," has now snaffled the feature rights to Azerbaijani novel "Ali and Nino."

Music Festival kicks off in Baku Music Festival kicks off in Baku
19 SEPTEMBER 2014

The opening ceremony of the sixth International Music Festival devoted to Azerbaijan's father of composed classical music and opera Uzeir Hajibeyli was held on September 18. The event took place in one of the beautiful halls of Baku, Azerbaijani State Philharmonic named after Muslim Magomayev.

Works of Azerbaijani artists to be exhibited in Portuguese Works of Azerbaijani artists to be exhibited in Portuguese
12 SEPTEMBER 2014

The biggest and most important event VERA World Fine Arts Festival will be held in Lisbon, Portuguese from 16 to 21 September 2014. The event will take place at the Exhibition Hall of the Lisbon Maritime Museum. Azerbaijan is being invited to take part in the festival, where the works of famous and talented artists Tahir Salahov, Sakit Mammadov, Rafig Azizov and Emil Aziz will be put on display.

Modern Art Museum holds MEGAPOLIS exhibition Modern Art Museum holds MEGAPOLIS exhibition
8 SEPTEMBER 2014

The MEGAPOLIS exhibition, a debut project of Azerbaijani young curator Farid Mammadzada, has kicked off in Baku Museum of Modern Art. Executive Director of the Museum of Modern Art Khayyam Abdinov and honored artist Sabina Shikhlinskaya and curator of the exhibition Farid Mammazada gave more details about the project.

American choreographer presents project in Baku American choreographer presents project in Baku
1 SEPTEMBER 2014

American choreographer and teacher in the New York City dance community Valerie Green has presented her project "Modern dance techniques" in Baku.

Gara Garayev`s works performed in Stockholm Gara Garayev`s works performed in Stockholm
25 AUGUST 2014

Works by prominent Azerbaijani composer Gara Garayev have been performed at Culture Orchestra concert in Berwaldhallen concert hall in Stockholm.
The concert was held as part of the Baltic Sea Festival, held on August 22-30.

Pantomime Theatre to start season with “Mankurt” Pantomime Theatre to start season with “Mankurt”
18 AUGUST 2014

Azerbaijan is a country with profound theater life. It can always offer theater lovers some places to go. However, the main problem is that most plays are not staged in English. But, don't worry because you can always delight yourself with a theater understandable around the world: pantomime.

Azer-Ilme explores Azerbaijani carpets in Russian museum Azer-Ilme explores Azerbaijani carpets in Russian museum
11 AUGUST 2014

Azer-Ilme carpet waving company held a comprehensive study on Azerbaijani carpets exhibited at the Russian State Museum of Oriental Art, the company reported. Most of the Azerbaijani carpets are misnamed and in some cases they are presented as examples of the material culture of other nations. The research work is conducted jointly with the museum.

Moscow to host "Khari Bulbul - a flower of peace and love" exhibition Moscow to host "Khari Bulbul - a flower of peace and love" exhibition
1 August 2014

Moscow House of Nationalities is set to host an exhibition by Azerbaijani artists and craftsmen called "Khari bulbul, a flower of peace and love." The exhibition organized by the Federal National Cultural Autonomy of Azerbaijanis in Russia will be held on August 15-18 as part of celebrations of the 15th anniversary of the organization.

Shaki hosts delicious festival Shaki hosts delicious festival
22 JULY 2014

The International Festival of National Sweets thrilled up Azerbaijan's beautiful city of Shaki on July 20. The opening ceremony of the festival took place in Ashagi Karvansaray complex that dates back to the 19th century. Representatives of 22 regions of Azerbaijan and 15 countries of the world offered their national and traditional sweets during the festival.

Robertino Loretti to perform at International Mugham Center Robertino Loretti to perform at International Mugham Center
17 JULY 2014

Italy's gold voice Robertino Loretti will perform in Baku once again. The tickets for the concert scheduled for July 20 are available at box offices across the city. The ticket prices range between 10-40 manats.

French Cannes hosts Days of Azerbaijan French Cannes hosts Days of Azerbaijan
8 JULY 2014

Days of Azerbaijan started in the French city of Cannes on July 8. Launched with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the event will run under the slogan "Azerbaijan: the Country of Traditions and Future". The city's public transport has been decorated with banners promoting Azerbaijan.

Music festival "Silk Road" opens with Azerbaijan's ballet Music festival "Silk Road" opens with Azerbaijan's ballet
3 JULY 2014

The fifth international Music Festival "Silk Road" kicked off in the northern city of Shaki on July 1. Opening the event, Chief Executive of Shaki Elkhan Usubov and Artistic Director of the festival, Chairman of Azerbaijan Composers Union, Professor Firangiz Alizadeh said that the concert programs to be presented during the traditional festival would remain as a pleasant memory in the minds of the audience and would create a mood of festive.

Zaha Hadid wins Designs of the Year Award Zaha Hadid wins Designs of the Year Award
1 JULY 2014

Zaha Hadid became the first woman to win Designs of the Year Award 2014 of London Design Museum for designing the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The news was announced at the museum's official website.

Yay gallery to take part in START Art Fair Yay gallery to take part in START Art Fair
25 JUNE 2014

Yay Gallery in Baku will participate in the START Art Fair to be held by Prudential on June 26-29. To be held at the Saatchi Gallery, London, START will host Yay Gallery's first UK art fair. Yay Gallery was founded by YARAT, the leading non-profit contemporary art organization in Azerbaijan.

“Hip-Hop Academy Week” held in Baku “Hip-Hop Academy Week” held in Baku
20 JUNE 2014

Baku hosted the "Hip-Hop Academy Week" attended by the famous American "Soul Street Dance Co" hip-hop band, Azerbaijan's Modern and Social Dance Association (MSDAA) said on June 17. Organized by MSDAA together with the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani Youth Union, the event was held in the framework of the "Cultural Ambassadors" intercultural cooperation.

Baku hosts closing ceremony of 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships Baku hosts closing ceremony of 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships
15 JUNE 2014

Baku hosted a gala concert marking the closing of the 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships on June 15. The athletes from a number of teams that participated in the 30th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships performed during the gala concert in Baku.

Documents on Azerbaijan's history found in Vatican Documents on Azerbaijan's history found in Vatican
13 JUNE 2014

Over 150 historical documents and manuscripts related to Azerbaijan have been found in the Vatican. Member of the Institute of Manuscripts of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has found 153 new historical documents and manuscripts related to Azerbaijan in the Vatican.

Azerbaijani culture to be presented in Greece Azerbaijani culture to be presented in Greece
6 JUNE 2014

Azerbaijan's State Chamber Orchestra named after Gara Garayev will give a concert in Athens Concert Hall performing folk, contemporary and classic music on June 6. The Heydar Aliyev Foundation is expanding its international activities. This year, a series of events are planned to be held in Greece, a cradle of the Western civilization, with the support of the Foundation and Azerbaijan's Embassy in the country.

Baku enjoys EuroVillage Festival Baku enjoys EuroVillage Festival
2 JUNE 2014

Icherisheher (Old City) in Baku turned into a EuroVillage on May 31. The one-day event was held in front of the tower gates Gosha Gala Gapisi in the Old City, the State Historical and Architectural Reserve in the center of Baku. The festival was co organized by the diplomatic mission of the European Union and the embassies of the EU members in Azerbaijan.

"The Steppe Man" to be screened in Italy "The Steppe Man" to be screened in Italy
27 MAY 2014

An Azerbaijani movie titled "The Steppe Man" (Cholchu) is set to participate at the Salento International Film Festival-2014 in Italy. "The Steppe Man" (Cholchu), nominated in the two categories of "Best Foreign Language Feature Film" (Directed by Shamil Aliyev) and "Best Lead Actress in a Foreign Language Film" (Salome Demuria), will be screened during the festival to be held on June 21-28 in Salento.

Presentation of “The Last One” held in Cannes Presentation of “The Last One” held in Cannes
22 MAY 2014

A press conference on an Azerbaijani film which has gotten into the Short Film Palme d'Or program of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival was held in France. This festival is historic for Azerbaijan's cinema, because Azerbaijani films are participating in the main competitive programs for the first time.

Azerbaijan claims 2016 European Grand Prix Formula 1 deal Azerbaijan claims 2016 European Grand Prix Formula 1 deal
14 May 2014

Azerbaijan claims that it has signed a deal that will result in it hosting Formula 1's European Grand Prix in 2016. The country's capital Baku has been linked with F1 for several months, but local political chiefs now suggest a contract has been agreed with Bernie Ecclestone to hold a street race in two years' time, a year after the former Soviet republic hosts the inaugural European Games.

Open air art festival underway in Baku Open air art festival underway in Baku
8 MAY 2014

The square in front of the Maiden Tower, the ancient part of Baku's Old City, is playing host to fifth International Art Festival "Maiden Tower". This traditional festival, which was kicked off on May 7, provides visitors with an opportunity to meet art pieces by various artists from around the world.

Azerbaijani film in Cannes festival Azerbaijani film in Cannes festival
18 APRIL 2014

An Azerbaijani movie will take part in Short Film Corner competition of Festival de Cannes. The film "Sonuncu" (The Last One) directed by Sergei Pikalov has been included in the competition program of short films of the 67th Cannes International Film Festival. This is the first time the competition of "Short Film" features works by Azerbaijani and Georgian filmmakers.

Jeffrey Werbock to introduce short movie on Mugham Jeffrey Werbock to introduce short movie on Mugham
11 APRIL 2014

A short movie about Azerbaijan's Mugham will be presented around the world in the near future. The irresistible power of Mugham -Azerbaijan's folk music- has inspired Jeffrey Werbock, the American who devoted his life to Azerbaijan's music, to create a documentary film that is going to be presented at all the major short film festivals.

Nigar Narimanbayova to exhibit paintings in Monaco Nigar Narimanbayova to exhibit paintings in Monaco
4 APRIL 2014

Famous artist Nigar Narimanbayova will represent Azerbaijan at the exhibition in Monaco on April 17-20. "My new series of paintings called 'All Life is a Theater' has been invited to participate in a very prestigious international contemporary art exhibition called 'Artists of the World', which will be held in Monaco in a stunning saloon called 'Espace Léo Ferré'," Narimanbayova said.

Baku pays tribute to conductor Rostropovich Baku pays tribute to conductor Rostropovich
31 MARCH 2014

An event dedicated to the 87th birth anniversary of eminent cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was held in the house-museum of Leopold and Mstislav Rostropovich in Baku. During the event titled "The divine power, fate has led Rostropovich to conductor's stand" the participants praised the creative activities of Rostropovich. A collection of photographs, posters of concerts, conducted by the maestro was also put on display during the event.

Karabakh’s Khari Bulbul presented in U.S. Karabakh’s Khari Bulbul presented in U.S.
24 MARCH 2014

The Khari Bulbul flower, the symbol of Azerbaijan's Karabakh region, was presented in the United States. The presentation ceremony took place at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory on March 18 at the initiative of the Azerbaijani embassy in the United States, and with the organization of the Karabakh Foundation, AzerTag news agency reported.

Baku hosts Legend of Arms exhibition Baku hosts Legend of Arms exhibition
17 MARCH 2014

Legend of Arms exhibition opened at Heydar Aliyev Center in capital Baku on March 15. Vice President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva, and Arzu Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony. The exhibition showcases arms and chain amours used in Europe back in the 16-18th centuries.

Plans for happier Novruz Plans for happier Novruz
14 MARCH 2014

As one of the most favorite holidays of Azerbaijanis, festive Novruz Bayram has already opened its way into the houses of people. Being a sign of spring, this holiday is marked for a whole month bringing a lot of joy not only to children, but also to adults.

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey to realize joint tourist project Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey to realize joint tourist project
13 MARCH 2014

Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkey will realize a joint tourist project, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan announced on March 12. The four countries are members of the Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC).

Ace of M.I.C.E. Exhibition Ace of M.I.C.E. Exhibition
6 Марта 2014

«Ace of M.I.C.E. Exhibition» является крупнейшим форумом глобальной MICE-индустрии в Турции. В этом году выставка проводилась с 27 Февраля - 1 Марта 2014 в Конгресс-Центре, в Стамбуле. Здесь приняли участие крупнейшие туристические агентства из разных стран мира, в том числе США, Канада, Англия, Франция, Германия, Швеция, Австрия, Россия, Казахстан, Румыния, Украина, Азербайджан и другие.

Azerbaijan’s Kazimova to compete in Eurovision Song Contest Azerbaijan’s Kazimova to compete in Eurovision Song Contest
4 MARCH 2014

Azerbaijani singer Dilara Kazimova will compete in the first semifinal of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 6.

Baku to pay tribute to famous composer Vagif Mustafazadeh Baku to pay tribute to famous composer Vagif Mustafazadeh
24 FEBRUARY 2014

The International Mugham Center in Bake is set to host a concert dedicated to Azerbaijan's great composer Vagif Mustafazadeh on February 28 at 19.00 pm.

Amazing restaurant to appear in Guba Amazing restaurant to appear in Guba
20 FEBRUARY 2014

It seems an outdated TU134 airplane but a closer look sheds more lights on its new role: An unusual restaurant which will appear in Azerbaijan's Guba district.

Tree of Love appears in Seaside National Park Tree of Love appears in Seaside National Park
17 FEBRUARY 2014

A presentation of the "Tree of Love" project was held in the Seaside National Park on February 14. The ceremony was attended by Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder of the International Organization IDEA, and chief editor of "Baku" magazine Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva.

Marc Anthony to light up Baku Marc Anthony to light up Baku
13 FEBRUARY 2014

World-famous Latin American singer Marc Anthony is supposed to give a concert in Baku on May 23 as part of his world tour.

Kitaro to present his new album in Baku Kitaro to present his new album in Baku
11 FEBRUARY 2014

Kitaro, a worldwide famous Japanese composer, musician will give his first solo concert in Baku on March 7.

Azerbaijani art to be discussed in Victoria and Albert Museum Azerbaijani art to be discussed in Victoria and Albert Museum
7 FEBRUARY 2014

A lecture on the Azerbaijani art will be delivered at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, on February 12. The lunchtime lecture will start at 13:00.

Azerbaijani jazz pianist shines in Cannes Azerbaijani jazz pianist shines in Cannes
4 FEBRUARY 2014

Famous Azerbaijani pianist Isfar Sarabski successfully performed at Midem Festival in Cannes on February 2.

PLAGIAT art exhibition held in Baku PLAGIAT art exhibition held in Baku
28 JANUARY 2014

An extraordinary art exhibition titled "PLAGIAT" was held in the Centre of Modern Art in Baku on January 26.

Alessandro Safina to perform "Luna" in Baku Alessandro Safina to perform "Luna" in Baku
14 JANUARY 2014

Renowned Italian opera and variety singer Alessandro Safina will give a concert at Baku's Heydar Aliyev Center.

"Azerbaijan - a pearl of the Islamic culture" exhibition opens in Istanbul "Azerbaijan - a pearl of the Islamic culture" exhibition opens in Istanbul
28 DECEMBER 2013

A photo exhibition named "Azerbaijan - the pearl of the Islamic culture" dedicated to the birthday of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has been held at the Ciragan Palace in Istanbul.

"Girls Prefer Oilmen" art exhibition to open in Baku "Girls Prefer Oilmen" art exhibition to open in Baku
25 DECEMBER 2013

A solo exhibition by Irina Eldarova will open at "Yay" Gallery at 7.00 p.m. on December 26. "Girls Prefer Oilmen" features the latest paintings and installations by Eldarova who was inspired by the classic films of the 1960s and the unfading image of Marilyn Monroe.

Azerbaijani film becomes best film at Russian festival Azerbaijani film becomes best film at Russian festival
22 DECEMBER 2013

"Don`t be afraid, I`m with you! 1919", a film by Azerbaijani screenwriter and director Yuliy Gusman, was named the best film of the 14th Russian Comedy Film Festival which was held in the city of Tula on December 15-20.

Sanremo stars shine in Baku Sanremo stars shine in Baku
19 DECEMBER 2013

Baku witnessed the grandiose show of the legendary Sanremo festival stars in the Crystal Hall, one of the country's central halls, on December 18. Beloved Italian pop stars presented a fabulous concert program and sang all their famous songs for the first time for Azerbaijani audience.

"Victory Tour" Travel Agency became a member of the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB)! "Victory Tour" Travel Agency became a member of the Azerbaijan Convention Bureau (AzCB)!
17 DECEMBER 2013

“Victory Tour” tourism agency is operating successfully in Azerbaijan since 2005 years and is one of the leading companies among tourism sectors. There are five main sales departments in the Company: Air-tickets Reservation Department, Outgoing tourism, Incoming tourism, Visa/Transport Department and Business travel/ MICE department.

Azerbaijan's opera singer to perform in Moscow Azerbaijan's opera singer to perform in Moscow
14 DECEMBER 2013

A well-known Azerbaijani opera singer will perform at a Concert Hall in Moscow named after Tchaikovsky on December 17. Dinara Aliyeva, the soloist of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre, will perform at Philharmonia's Concert Hall.

France continues commemorating Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi France continues commemorating Azerbaijani poetess Mahsati Ganjavi
11 DECEMBER 2013

An exhibition and a concert devoted to the 900th jubilee of Mahsati Ganjavi took place in Melouse, France on December 10. A number of cultural events were recently held as part of the 900th anniversary of Azerbaijan's first poetess and chess player with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in France.

Ennio Morricone to give concert with Azerbaijani orchestra in Baku Ennio Morricone to give concert with Azerbaijani orchestra in Baku
4 DECEMBER 2013

Magnificent musician Morricone will conduct the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli accompanied by the State Choir Capella, the concert organizers said. Baku audience will have a possibility to enjoy the best music pieces by Maestro.

French artist photo-exhibition opens in Baku French artist photo-exhibition opens in Baku
4 DECEMBER 2013

A solo exhibition by a French artist and photographer kicked off in Baku on December 4.
YARAT Contemporary Art Space, an organization promoting contemporary art, will hold the exhibition until December 18.

Concert dedicated to famous Azerbaijani pianist held in Vienna Concert dedicated to famous Azerbaijani pianist held in Vienna
29 NOVEMBER 2013

A concert dedicated to famous pianist, the People's Artist of Azerbaijan, and professor, Zohrab Adigozelzade was held at the Azerbaijani Culture Center in Vienna on November 29.


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