Azerbaijani Film Festival opens with “Ali and Nino” movie in Italy

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

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

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Azerbaijani, Ukrainian museums sign cooperation agreement

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

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Azerbaijan-Georgia cultural relations hailed

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Azerbaijan comments on Armenian media reports on Lavash

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Azerbaijani film screened in Tbilisi

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Vienna Strauss Festival Orchestra performs at Heydar Aliyev Center

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Kuala Lumpur International Craft Festival features Azerbaijan`s booth

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Week of Italian cuisine in Baku

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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum signs protocol with ICOC Executive Committee

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Turkish Film Week kicks off in Baku

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Baku hosts concert dedicated to prominent Hungarian composer

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Baku Fashion Week agenda revealed

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'Ali and Nino' movie presented in New York

16.11.2016 20:07 GMT

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Baku to host 5th int’l symposium on Azerbaijani carpets

15.11.2016 09:39 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on holding the fifth international symposium on Azerbaijani carpets in Baku.

Azerbaijani, Argentine musicians to perform in Baku

14.11.2016 21:50 GMT

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Azerbaijani and Argentine musicians will give a joint concert in Baku on November 24.

Baku to host 5th int’l symposium on Azerbaijani carpets

14.11.2016 19:14 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on holding the fifth international symposium on Azerbaijani carpets in Baku.

The Guardian dedicates an article to magic carpets of Azerbaijan

14.11.2016 11:50 GMT

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News.Az reprints from The Guardian an article titled "Magic carpets: the art of Faig Ahmed's melted and pixellated rugs."

Abulfas Garayev awarded Shohrat order

11.11.2016 19:19 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order on Nov 11 to award the Order of “Shohrat” (Glory) to the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Abulfas Garayev.

European Film Festival named cultural bridge between Azerbaijan, EU

10.11.2016 17:11 GMT

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Munich theatre chief: Topical issues discussed in Baku

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