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“The Steppe Man” wins “Best narrative feature” and “Best director” awards at Mindfield Film Festival

2020.03.06 15:31 GMT

“The Steppe Man” (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has won the “Best narrative feature” and “Best Director” awards at Mindfield Film Festival - Albuquerque in the United States, AzerTag reports.

Emin Mammadov becomes honorary member of Russian Academy of Arts

2020.02.29 20:07 GMT

The meeting of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts was recently held, during which art curator, artistic adviser of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation for Culture and Art, Honored Art Worker of Azerbaijan Emin Mammadov was presented with the regalia of the Academy's Honorary Member, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

UCLA Library hosts event on Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi’s poetry

2020.02.21 10:37 GMT

An event dedicated to the poetry of prominent Azerbaijani poet Imadaddin Nasimi has been held at the UCLA Library in Los Angeles, one of the world’s top universities, AzerTag reports.

Movie by Azerbaijani director featured in Brussels

2020.01.30 18:03 GMT

“When the Persimmons Grew” movie by Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov was screened in Brussels as part of the Bridges International Film Festival, AzerTag reports.

Exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets to open at UNESCO's Headquarters

2020.01.25 12:22 GMT

An exhibition titled “Undiscovered: New motives in Azerbaijan carpetry” will open at UNESCO`s Headquarters in Paris on January 29, AzerTag reports.

Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert of Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and pianist Lucas Debargue

2020.01.15 18:43 GMT

Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra and famous French pianist Lucas Debargue will perform at a concert in the Heydar Aliyev Center on March 14, AzerTag reports.

El Peruano newspaper publishes article about Imadaddin Nasimi

2020.01.07 15:12 GMT

The Peru-based El Peruano daily newspaper has published an article headlined “The 650th anniversary of Imadaddin Nasimi”, AzerTag reports.

Series of events named Nasimi Days held in Italy

2019.12.17 20:07 GMT

In line with the decree signed by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the declaration of 2019 as the “Year of Nasimi” due to the 650th anniversary of the birth of genius thinker and poet Imadeddin Nesimi, the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Italy co-organized a series of events named Nasimi Days in various cities of Italy.

New book by International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation published in Italy

2019.12.03 16:12 GMT

The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation implements various projects to popularize and promote the rich cultural heritage of Turkic people around the world. The following book was published with the support of the Foundation in Italy, AzerTag reports.

National Geographic Traveler Magazine names Azerbaijan “Best Excursion Tour Destination”

2019.11.29 15:14 GMT

Azerbaijan has won “Best Excursion Tour Destination” by the National Geographic Traveler Awards 2019, an annual traveler award held by the Russian edition of the US National Geographic Traveler magazine.

La Scala soloists perform at Heydar Aliyev Center

2019.11.25 15:23 GMT

Soloists of the famous Italian La Scala Theater have performed at the Heydar Aliyev Center, AzerTag reports.

Azerbaijan joins Culture Commission meeting of 40th session of UNESCO General Conference

2019.11.21 17:40 GMT

Head of International Cooperation and Innovations Department of the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan Vasif Eyvazzade has attended the Culture Commission meeting of the 40th session of the UNESCO General Conference held at the headquarters of the Organization in Paris, France.

Azerbaijan, ISESCO discuss prospects for cooperation

2019.11.18 16:17 GMT

Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with new Director-General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Salim bin Mohammed Al-Malik on the sidelines of the 40th session of UNESCO General Conference in Paris to discuss the current state and prospects for cooperation between the country and the organization, AzerTag reports.

Show of Latvian fashion designer held in Baku

2019.11.14 18:33 GMT

A fashion show of the Latvian fashion designer Evita Smanuhina took place in Baku.

Film about Nasimi to be screened in Estonia

2019.11.12 15:54 GMT

"Nasimi", an Azerbaijani movie, starring honored artist Rasim Balayev, will be shown in Tallinn, Estonia, on November 27.

Azerbaijani Language and Literature Exhibition opens in China

2019.11.04 15:28 GMT

The opening ceremony of the "Azerbaijani Language and Literature Exhibition" has been held at the library of Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), AzerTag reports.

UNESCO puts Baku on its Creative Cities Network

2019.10.31 15:56 GMT

Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, has been included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO’s) Creative Cities Network for Design, AzerTag reports.

Historical-cultural reserves established in Azerbaijan

2019.10.22 15:22 GMT

Historical-cultural reserves have been established in Azerbaijan, APA reports.

Azerbaijan, Russia discuss development of cultural cooperation

2019.10.11 18:35 GMT

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with a Russian delegation led by the advisor to the Minister of Culture Mikhail Kozhemyakin, AzerTag reports.

UNESCO headquarters to host mugham concert to mark Nasimi's 650th birth anniversary

2019.10.09 18:24 GMT

A mugham concert Bahariyya will be held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on October 16.

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