Organized by Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Days of Azerbaijani Culture open in Cannes VIDEO

14.07.2019 [13:25]
The Days of Azerbaijani Culture have kicked off in Cannes, France, organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. “Undiscovered new motifs in Azerbaijani carpetry” exhibition opened at Gare Maritime exhibition hall at the Palais des Festivals et ...

Museum of Modern Art to host exhibition of 3 famous artists

12.07.2019 [21:16]
From July 14 to August 13, the Museum of Modern Art will launch an exhibition with concise title “ЖИВОПИСЬ” (PAINTING) of three very different but kindred spirit to each other artists - Aida Mahmudova, Farid Rasulov and Niyaz Najafov ...

Swiss travel portal posts article on Sheki

12.07.2019 [13:44]
The Swiss travel portal www.travel-blog.ch has posted an article headlined "Sheki Khan’s Palace inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List". The article says: “Another cultural sight of Azerbaijan, historic center of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace, has been inscribed on ...

Ganja: the charm of a brick town

11.07.2019 [17:28]
Ganja has been repeatedly tested by fate, becoming the object of barbaric raids by foreign invaders or being in the epicenter of a devastating earthquake. But, contrary to all adversity, the city again and again revived in an even more beautiful appearance ...

43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee wraps up in Baku

09.07.2019 [20:23]
The Chinese city of Fuzhou will host the next session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in 2020. This decision concluded the work of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku since 30 June ...

President of European Council Donald Tusk visits Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve

09.07.2019 [18:22]
President of the European Council Donald Tusk has visited Gobustan National Historical-Artistic Reserve. He first viewed the exhibits at a museum created in the territory of the reserve ...

Two Gobustans of Azerbaijan

09.07.2019 [10:32]
In Azerbaijan there are two wonderful regions called Gobustan, equally attractive for tourists. One of them, Gobustan district with the center in the old city of Maraza. And the second is the Gobustan Reserve, known throughout the world by the petroglyphs discovered there ...

China Daily highlights inscription of Sheki with Khan’s Palace on UNESCO's World Heritage List

08.07.2019 [21:01]
China Daily newspaper has published an article highlighting the inscription of Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The article says: “Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s ...

Yoga and poetry night organized at Yanardag Reserve
 Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attends the event

08.07.2019 [17:52]
A yoga and poetry night has been arranged as part of the “Word” literary project at Yanardag State Historical-Cultural and Natural Reserve. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the event ...

Six cultural sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List

07.07.2019 [16:30]
During its meeting in Baku this morning, the World Heritage Committee inscribed six cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The newly inscribed sites are located in Azerbaijan, Portugal, the Russian Federation, Spain, and the UK ...

Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List VIDEO

07.07.2019 [15:13]
Azerbaijan`s historic centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List at a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Baku. The historic city of Sheki is located at the foot of the Greater Caucasus Mountains and divided in two ...

Azerbaijan, China discuss ways of developing cultural cooperation

06.07.2019 [22:58]
Azerbaijan and China have explored the ways of developing relations in the field of culture. Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev and director of the Chinese National Cultural Heritage Administration Liu Yuzhu met on the margins of the 43rd ...

Seven more cultural sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List

06.07.2019 [21:26]
During its meeting in Baku this afternoon, the World Heritage Committee inscribed seven cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. According to UNESCO, the sites added this afternoon are located in Canada ...

Japanese FM makes statement on inscription of “Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan” on UNESCO World Heritage List

06.07.2019 [20:27]
Japan`s Foreign Minister Taro Kono has released a statement as “Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan” was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List at the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee in Baku ...

Azerbaijani violinist to perform with Welsh Chamber Orchestra

05.07.2019 [18:07]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with Chamber Orchestra of Wales at St Mary`s Church, in Swansea, Wales, UK on July 13.Jamal Aliyev said the concert will mark the 75th birthday celebrations of Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer ...

Two natural sites, one in China, another in Iran, inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

05.07.2019 [14:00]
During its morning session, the World Heritage Committee, meeting in Baku, inscribed two natural sites in China and in the Islamic Republic of Iran on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List: Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China ...

Azerbaijan in 5 days

05.07.2019 [10:36]
The popular Russian travel portal Tutu.ru offered its readers ideas for a short but informative holiday in Azerbaijan. The author of the review, traveler and photographer Svetlana Puzanskaya told the readers of the site how best to plan a trip to Azerbaijan for 5 days ...

Karabakh horses - the heritage of Azerbaijan

04.07.2019 [19:27]
For millennia, the horse was a faithful friend and companion of man. Despite the development of science and technical progress, in the modern world, interest in horse breeding has not changed at all. In Azerbaijan, which is an integral part of the Turkic world, people from ancient ...

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva views “Live Life” exhibition

03.07.2019 [22:32]
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of International Dialogue for Environmental Action (IDEA) Public Union Leyla Aliyeva has viewed “Live Life” exhibition and met with students who are on a summer internship under the international exhibition project ...