Baku hosts solemn opening of 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival

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26.10.2016 20:01 GMT

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Azerbaijan take part in festival of cultural traditions in Tashkent

26.10.2016 10:20 GMT

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Azerbaijan was represented in the event by the Embassy and Azerbaijan Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev.

Azerbaijan joins Minsk Int'l Film Festival

25.10.2016 13:57 GMT

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Azerbaijan's feature film “The Lesson” will be screened at Minsk International Film Festival "Listapad".

‘Ali and Nino’ film opens Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles

25.10.2016 10:38 GMT

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Oscar-winning Indo-British filmmaker Asif Kapadia’s film “Ali and Nino” has opened the second annual Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles, TASS reported.

Pete Burns, Dead or Alive singer, dies at 57

25.10.2016 10:08 GMT

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Pete Burns, lead singer of the 1980s British pop band Dead or Alive, has died.

Paris hosts 40th session of World Heritage Committee

25.10.2016 00:03 GMT

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The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee has today kicked off at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.

Azerbaijani movies to be displayed at Turkish international festival

22.10.2016 09:46 GMT

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"Icheri sheher" (Old City) feature film by Ilgar Safat and “Qırmızı bağ” (Red Garden) by Mirbala Salimli were invited to the 5th Turkish Lake Van International Film Festival.

Film on Azerbaijani refugee children from Karabakh presented in Baku

21.10.2016 23:24 GMT

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A presentation of film “Young Voices, Ancient Song” dedicated to refugee children from Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region has been held in Baku, AzerTag reports.

Azerbaijani People`s Artist performs in Moscow

21.10.2016 21:07 GMT

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Azerbaijani People's Artist Murad Adigozalzade has given a concert at the Rakhmaninov Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

Baku to host concert of Italian classical music

20.10.2016 16:43 GMT

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Baku is to host a concert of Italian classical music.

Books on Azerbaijan displayed at Frankfurt International Fair

19.10.2016 21:53 GMT

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Books on Azerbaijan is presented at the annual Frankfurt Book Fair, AzerTag reports.

Turkish soap opera sector plans to hit $1 billion in exports by 2023

19.10.2016 17:17 GMT

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Turkey’s TV series sector plans to increase its annual export volume to $1 billion in 2023 from around $350 million by adding new regions such as South Asia and East Asia to its export markets.

Jean-Claude Van Damme turns 56 today - PHOTOS

18.10.2016 14:35 GMT

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The actor and martial arts expert is celebrating his 56th birthday today.

Antalya Film Festival opens with award presentation

18.10.2016 10:54 GMT

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The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival opened on October 16 at the EXPO 2016 Antalya Congress Center.

Oscar-winning clown Pierre Etaix dies at the age Of 87

15.10.2016 10:10 GMT

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The Oscar-winning actor, clown and film director Pierre Etaix died in hospital in Paris on Friday, his family told AFP.

Oscar-winning clown Pierre Etaix dies at the age of 87

15.10.2016 10:10 GMT

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The Oscar-winning actor, clown and film director Pierre Etaix died in hospital in Paris on Friday, his family told AFP.

Azerbaijani People’s Artist named Honorary Professor of Rome Academy of Fine Art

14.10.2016 10:25 GMT

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Azerbaijani People’s Artist Farhad Khalilov has been awarded an honorary professorship of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome.

Italian Nobel-winning playwright and master satirist Dario Fo dies

13.10.2016 15:15 GMT

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Famous for his cutting political satire in plays such as 'The Accidental Death of an Anarchist', Fo won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997.

Day of Azerbaijani Culture held in Canada

12.10.2016 20:44 GMT

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Alberta Azerbaijani Culture Center has organized an event on Day of the country`s culture.

Academy announces record-breaking 85 best foreign language film Oscar entries

12.10.2016 13:19 GMT

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Historically speaking, the Oscars have never been great about picking the right films to nominate for the coveted Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Baku to host Spanish poetry and music evening

11.10.2016 20:21 GMT

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The evening of the Spanish poetry and music will be held in Baku.

Days of Russian cinema kick off in Baku

11.10.2016 10:23 GMT

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"Nizami" cinema center played host to the opening of the Days of Russian cinema, Report informs.

Azerbaijani jazzman earned enthusiastic reactions in Swiss concerts

10.10.2016 11:56 GMT

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Pianist-jazzman Shahin Novrasli played at a guest performance in Marians Jazzroom in Bern.

Baku to host International Jazz Festival

07.10.2016 16:35 GMT

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The opening ceremony will be at the International Mugham Center, October 22 at 19.00.

Books on Azerbaijan to be displayed at Frankfurt International Fair

07.10.2016 10:09 GMT

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Books on Azerbaijan will be presented at the annual Frankfurt Book Fair that will take place from October 19-23.

ISESCO Executive Council to prepare cultural heritage program for conflict zones

06.10.2016 12:34 GMT

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Executive Council of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has held its 37th session in Rabat, Kingdom of Morocco, on 4-5 October 2016, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said.

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum to host "The Play of Varicolored Filaments"

06.10.2016 09:43 GMT

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Pirot Kilim collection in Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade includes 169 carpet products.

Louvre to exhibit Azerbaijani artist’s works

05.10.2016 23:42 GMT

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“Salon Business Art 2016” festival will be held in the Louvre Museum on October 21-23.

President Ilham Aliyev unveils monument to Rashid Behbudov in Baku - UPDATED

04.10.2016 13:19 GMT

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A statue to world-famous singer, people's artist of Azerbaijan Rashid Behbudov was unveiled in Baku Oct. 4.

California hosts premiere of "Layla and Majnun" by Uzeyir Hajibeyli

04.10.2016 11:39 GMT

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The New York Times has published an article on staging of 'Layla and Majnun' in Berkeley city.

Azerbaijani, Czech national libraries discuss cooperation prospects

03.10.2016 10:18 GMT

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The national libraries of Azerbaijan and Czech Republic have discussed prospects for cooperation.

Premiere of "Ali and Nino" to take place at Heydar Aliyev Center

01.10.2016 09:30 GMT

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Premiere of "Ali and Nino" will take place on October 5 at the Heydar Aliyev Center.

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