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Azerbaijani theater takes part in international festival in Tabriz

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Azerbaijan State Musical Theatre takes part in the 35th Fajr International Theater Festival in Iran.

Australian international consultant visits Azerbaijan National Library

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YARAT Contemporary Art Space to demonstrate new short film

11.01.2017 20:56 GMT

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Azerbaijani Carpet Museum to host lecture on history of felt craft

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Azerbaijani film to be screened at Indian festival

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Actress Debbie Reynolds, known for 'Singin' in the Rain,' dies at age 84

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Heydar Aliyev Center hosts Art Doll exhibition - PHOTOS

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Art Doll exhibition has been launched at Heydar Aliyev Center.

Famous Azerbaijani singer Zeynab Khanlarova turns 80 today

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British superstar George Michael dies aged 53

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Azerbaijani people’s artist Aghakhan Abdullayev dies

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Exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan`s modern architecture organized in Florence

22.12.2016 21:18 GMT

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An exhibition dedicated to Azerbaijan`s modern architecture was organized in Florence, Italy.

Fourth international wine festival starts in Ganja, Azerbaijan

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The fourth international wine festival has kicked off in Ganja, Azerbaijan`s second largest city.

Azerbaijani, Portuguese musicians give joint concert in Baku

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Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamor and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died on Sunday.

Azerbaijani movies screened in India

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The Azerbaijani movies "Lesson" and "His father" were demonstrated at the 5th Delhi International Film Festival, Azertac reported.

Da Vinci discovery: Rare drawing, valued at $16 million, found

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Azerbaijani movie screened at Docuart Fest in Romania

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A movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Imam Hasanov “Holy cow” was screened at the Docuart Fest in Romania.

Azerbaijani movie screened at Docuart Fest in Romania

09.12.2016 21:43 GMT

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A movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Imam Hasanov “Holy cow” was demonstrated at Docuart Fest in Romania.

Azerbaijani, Ukrainian museums sign cooperation agreement

09.12.2016 19:54 GMT

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Azerbaijan National Museum of Arts has signed an agreement on cooperation with Ukraine`s Taras Shevchenko National Museum.

National Museum of Art to host new exhibition

09.12.2016 11:40 GMT

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An exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of People's Artist Elbey Rzakuliyev will be held at the National Museum of Art on December 13-17.

Azerbaijan-Georgia cultural relations hailed

08.12.2016 21:07 GMT

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Azerbaijani Culture and Tourism Minister Abulfas Garayev has hailed his country`s cultural ties with Georgia.

Azerbaijan comments on Armenian media reports on Lavash

07.12.2016 19:13 GMT

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Armenian officials have made provocative statements after the Lavash flatbread-making tradition was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka”.

Under one Sun documentary shot by Heydar Aliyev Foundation presented

06.12.2016 11:50 GMT

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Presentation of "Under one Sun" documentary film shot by Baku Media Center in partnership with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation was held in Nizami cinema on December 5.

Under one Sun documentary shot through support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation prese

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Azerbaijani film screened in Tbilisi

05.12.2016 17:41 GMT

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The Azerbaijani film, “The Murderer” was demonstrated at the 17th Tbilisi International Film Festival.

Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra performs at Heydar Aliyev Center

02.12.2016 10:45 GMT

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The famous Strauss Festival Orchestra of Vienna presented “My life is love and lust” concert at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

Lavash included in the UNESCO World Heritage List - PHOTOS

30.11.2016 23:30 GMT

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During the meeting held in Ethiopia, the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage decided to include lavash in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the organization.

Novruz holiday included in UNESCO's List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

30.11.2016 15:04 GMT

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Novruz holiday has been included in UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Kuala Lumpur International Craft Festival features Azerbaijan`s booth

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Azerbaijan has its own booth at the 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Craft Festival (KLICF).

Isfar Sarabski: Azerbaijani jazz has rich history

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