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Day of Azerbaijani Culture held in SCO headquarters

12.05.2018 15:32 GMT

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The Day of Azerbaijani Culture was held at the headquarters of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing, the SCO said.

Istanbul hosts concert with “One nation, two states” motto

03.05.2018 12:45 GMT

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The Marmara University of Istanbul hosted a concert dedicated to the 95th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev and the centennial anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.

Original portrait of Shah Ismail to be exhibited in Baku

01.05.2018 17:42 GMT

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Original portraits of Shah Ismail and son to be exhibited in BakuItaly’s Embassy in Azerbaijan will organize an interesting exhibition for the first time in Baku, Italian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Augusto Massari said.

‘Ali and Nino’ play to be premiered in Georgia

30.04.2018 20:02 GMT

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A play written on the basis of the romance “Ali and Nino” will be premiered at the Shota Rustaveli Theater in Tbilisi on May 1, APA reports.

Famous pop music band ABBA reunites after 35 years

27.04.2018 22:10 GMT

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The Swedish pop music band, ABBA, has reunited after 35 years, the band's manager Gorel Hanser announced on Friday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Baku to host “Italian Opera Days” regarding 150st Anniversary of Rossini

26.04.2018 16:37 GMT

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The "Italian Opera Days" featuring five different events will be held in Baku.

Salt Museum launched in Nakhchivan

26.04.2018 14:29 GMT

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A Salt Museum has been launched in Duzdagh Hotel, Nakhchivan.

Italian Opera Days in Baku start on April 21

20.04.2018 11:31 GMT

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The Italian Embassy in Baku will present the Italian Opera Days dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the death of Gioachino Rossini.

Baku to host second version of IMAGINE Euro Tolerance Festival

18.04.2018 20:32 GMT

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The second edition of the Imagine Euro Tolerance Festival aimed to promote the values of the intercultural dialogue and tolerance will be held from 2 to 17 May in Baku.

Baku to host fourth British Film Spring - VIDEO

17.04.2018 19:25 GMT

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The British Council Azerbaijan in partnership with the British Embassy Azerbaijan and Nizami Cinema Centre will organize the fourth British Film Spring, bringing the best and brightest new UK films to an Azerbaijan audience from 1-6 May.

International Mugham Center to celebrate International Jazz Day

06.04.2018 23:56 GMT

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International Mugham Center will celebrate the International Jazz Day with a big gala concert on April 30, Azernews reports.

“Absheron National Park” documentary presented

03.04.2018 21:47 GMT

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“Absheron National Park” documentary from “9 wonders of Azerbaijan” series, a special project of IDEA Public Union, has today been presented at the Nizami Cinema Center, APA reports quoting AzerTag.

Francophonie Days in Baku to present 8 films

28.03.2018 23:49 GMT

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Days of Francophonie - 2018" will be held in Azerbaijan from April 1 to April 14.

Azerbaijani movie screened in Switzerland

28.03.2018 12:31 GMT

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An Azerbaijani movie "Axinla ashagi" was screened within the Cinema Querfeld Interkulturelles Kino in Basel, Switzerland.

Azerbaijani film "Down the river" displayed in Switzerland

21.03.2018 11:12 GMT

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Asif Rustamov's "Down the river" film was shown in Basel, Switzerland.

Fakhriya Khalafova presents unique Uzbek silks

19.03.2018 22:31 GMT

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Famous designer and Honored Art Worker Fakhriya Khalafova has presented unique Uzbek silks in Tashkent.

Agsu to host 3rd Terekeme Chershenbe Folklore Festival

16.03.2018 23:36 GMT

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The third International Terekeme Chershenbe Folklore Festival is coming back to Azerbaijan's beautiful Agsu region, Azernews reports.

The oldest jewelry in South Caucasus is at Heydar Aliyev Center

16.03.2018 21:50 GMT

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The Heydar Aliyev Center has just added on display the oldest jewelry piece of the South Caucasus. The golden necklace of the Eneolithic period is included in “Azerbaijan Treasures: through the wave of history” permanent exhibition of the Center.

Baku Media Center producing new film on 100th anniversary of ADR

16.03.2018 10:36 GMT

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Baku Media Center has started the filming of a feature-documentary film dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.

Heydar Aliyev Foundation sponsors building of Cultural Education Center in Moldova

14.03.2018 12:29 GMT

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A groundbreaking ceremony for the building of new cultural education center sponsored by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation has been held in the Ceadir-Lunga city of Gagauzia, Moldova, Azerbaijan’s embassy in Moldova said.

Azerbaijani singer Aisel reveals "X my heart" for Eurovision 2018 - VIDEO

07.03.2018 22:06 GMT

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Baku to host int’l scientific conference dedicated to Nizami Ganjavi

07.03.2018 16:54 GMT

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An international scientific conference, titled “Interpretation of Nizami’s Cultural Heritage in the Modern Period” will be organized on March 14-15.

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum wins Best Experience award by ICOM

02.03.2018 00:28 GMT

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Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, treasury of the national culture, has been awarded “The Best Experience Award” in the field of intangible cultural heritage database by the International Committee for Documentation (CIDOC) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Azerbaijani movie wins award at Virgin Spring Cinefest

28.02.2018 14:29 GMT

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“The Steppe Man”, a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has been awarded “Best Narrative Feature for February” at the prestigious monthly international film festival– the 6th “Virgin Spring Cinefest”.

Azerbaijan's Public Television airs special program dedicated to UNESCO World Radio Day

16.02.2018 11:41 GMT

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On February 13, 2018, a special program dedicated to the UNESCO World Radio Day was aired on the Public Television at the initiative of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO and the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Copy of manuscript of prominent Azerbaijani poet Fuzuli’s “Divan” includes in "World Memory" Program Registry

14.02.2018 21:09 GMT

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The copy of the manuscript of famous Azerbaijani poet Mahammad Fuzuli's "Divan" which was written in Turkish (Azerbaijani) has been included in the Memory of the World Register, says the letter addressed to the Director of the Institute of Manuscripts after Mahammad Fuzuli of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Teymur Karimli.

Azerbaijan holds meeting of National Commission for UNESCO

08.02.2018 22:02 GMT

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The meeting of Azerbaijan’s National Commission for UNESCO with the participation of people responsible for UNESCO in the certain organizations was held in the country’s Foreign Ministry.

U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre opened in Los Angeles

07.02.2018 10:13 GMT

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An event on the opening of the U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre (BIMC-US) was held in Los Angeles on February 5.

'Ali and Nino' film premiered in Boston

05.02.2018 09:50 GMT

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BThe premier of the 'Ali and Nino' film was held at the famous Cohen cinema hall of the Tafts University, one of the leading educational centers in the United States, with the steering support of the Azerbaijan Embassy to the US.

'Ali and Nino' film demonstrated in Italy’s Genoa - PHOTOS

03.02.2018 09:41 GMT

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The film ‘Ali and Nino’ based on the same-name world bestseller by Gurban Said was demonstrated in Italy’s Genua by the Azerbaijan’s embassy to Italy’s Genoa jointly with the honorary consulate of Azerbaijan to Genoa.

Magsud Ibrahimbeyov Creative Center to be established in Azerbaijan

01.02.2018 21:23 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on additional measures in connection with the establishment of a Creative Center named after Magsud Ibrahimbeyov, AzVision reports.

President Ilham Aliyev signs order on marking 120th anniversary of Azerbaijani cinema

31.01.2018 20:45 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on marking the 120th anniversary of Azerbaijani cinema, AzVision reports.

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