American comedian Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan has endorsed program “Capitals of Arts & Crafts 2010-14”.

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Azeri writer's books to be translated into Chinese

13.11.2009 18:23 GMT

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Works of the Azerbaijani popular writer Chingiz Abdullayev will be translated into Chinese.

Information base of cultural heritage created in Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 16:04 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism has signed a decree “On establishment of the information base of subjects of Azerbaijan’s immaterial cultural heritage”.

2009 ADA's leadership award presented to Mr. Ihsanoqlu - PHOTOS

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Nobels and Baku Oil exhibition opens in London

12.11.2009 21:34 GMT

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Opening ceremony of The Nobels and Baku Oil exhibition was held at the Asia House Gallery in London, press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan told.

Museum to be constructed in place of Guba mass grave

12.11.2009 21:15 GMT

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It is planned to initially allocate AZN 1 million for the construction of the museum in Guba mass grave site, the witness of the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918, MP Yevda Abramov told.

Famous Jazz Master and guitarist to give concert in Baku

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Azeri film wins International award in Montenegro

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Heydar Aliyev Foundation presents 2 new projects on mugam - PHOTOS

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Shahin Novrasli to perform concert in Strasbourg

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Culture and Beauty in Islam conference ends in Baku

11.11.2009 12:53 GMT

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Representatives of nine countries have attended a two-day conference in Azerbaijan on Culture and Beauty in Islam.

German children’s films will be demonstrated in Kapellhaus

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Azerbaijan’s Film Foundation included to the list of the best in the world

10.11.2009 19:36 GMT

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The Magazine of the International Federation of Archives has included the State Film Foundation of Azerbaijan to the list of the best in the world.

Project on book about Azerbaijan’s state flag complete

10.11.2009 17:28 GMT

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The project of the student’s youth association “Tekan” on publishing the book about Azerbaijani flag has finished, according to sources in Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sports.

London`s "Asia House" gallery to host "The Nobels and Baku oil" exhibition

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Famous American rapper to sing of Khojaly genocide

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Culture and Tourism Ministry participates in international travel exhibition

10.11.2009 12:54 GMT

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Culture and Tourism Ministry is participating in the WTM international travel exhibition in London, November 9-12.

Children’s Cinema House to open in Baku in mid November

09.11.2009 21:27 GMT

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Children’s Cinema House to function under the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic will open in Baku in November, director Jamil Guliyev said.

Photo exhibition “Collapse of the Berlin wall” to be held in Kapellhaus

09.11.2009 20:14 GMT

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Kapellhaus will host the opening of the photo exhibition “Collapse of the Berlin wall” at 19.00 Monday, according to the news service for the German embassy in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani-Hungary scientific conference was held in Budapest

09.11.2009 17:10 GMT

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4th international scientific conference of series “Azerbaijan-Hungary: cross-culture dialogue” was held in Budapest, press service of the State Committee for Diaspora Activities told.

Baku hosts night of Mugam

09.11.2009 16:44 GMT

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A concert of mugam was held at Heydar Aliyev’s palace on Sunday, Nocember 8.

Azerbaijani Culture Days begin in European Parliament

09.11.2009 16:04 GMT

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Azerbaijani Culture Days began at the European Parliament in Brussels, Heydar Aliyev Foundation told.

Baku to host "Culture and Beauty factor in Islam" conference

07.11.2009 16:49 GMT

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An international scientific and practical conference entitled "Culture and Beauty factor in Islam" will kick off in Azerbaijan`s capital next Tuesday.

German Exhibition in Baku

07.11.2009 13:59 GMT

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An exhibition of German romantic cities will be held in Baku on November 10-20 on the initiative of the German embassy, Azerbaijani Tourism Institute told.

Young artists exhibition opened in Mugham club

07.11.2009 13:01 GMT

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The exhibition of young painters and photographers opened on November 6 at Mugham Club as part of the Days of CIS Youth.

Polish students decide against shooting a film in Karabakh

07.11.2009 12:55 GMT

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Two students at the Polish film school in Lodz have decided against making a film about Shusha in the occupied Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Commemoration meeting of Vagif Mustafazade to hold in Baku Jazz Center

06.11.2009 21:48 GMT

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Meeting devoted to 30th anniversary of death of unique Azeri musician, founder of "Jazz-Mugam" style, Vagif Mustafazade to took place in baku jazz center on November 16, Ministry of Culture and Tourism reports.

Baku Unlimited Exhibition to hold in Switserland

06.11.2009 19:44 GMT

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Baku Unlimited Exhibition will take place in Basel, Switzerland on November 10-29.

Baku to mark the 75th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Union of Composers

06.11.2009 13:04 GMT

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An international music festival will be held in Baku from 12 to 17 November to mark the 75th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Union of Composers.

Britain's Victoria and Albert Museum exhibits Central Asian textiles in Baku

05.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Mustafayev State Art Museum is hosting a V&A exhibition of Central Asian ikat cloth from the Rau Collection.

National Book Award founder: Not all Azerbaijan's best authors are known abroad

05.11.2009 15:56 GMT

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