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Vagif Bayramov#039s merits recognized in two countries

Vagif Bayramov's merits recognized in two countries

Rector of the Moscow State Humanitarian-Economic University was awarded with "Honorary Diploma of the President of Azerbaijan"

Mehriban Aliyeva#039s cultural diplomacy: What she did for Azerbaijan and the world

Mehriban Aliyeva's cultural diplomacy: What she did for Azerbaijan and the world

Mehriban Aliyeva's image formed on the positive background of world's interest in Azerbaijan

Su Chershenbesi - first Tuesday before Novruz celebrated in Azerbaijan

Su Chershenbesi - first Tuesday before Novruz celebrated in Azerbaijan

Novruz is the holiday celebrated in Azerbaijan with the arrival of spring. Preparation for the holiday begins with the Water Tuesday (Su Chershenbesi), which is celebrated on February 21 this year. Tuesdays are key days in a week. Four …

Igor Barinov: quality of teaching Russian language in Caucasus increases

Igor Barinov: quality of teaching Russian language in Caucasus increases

The quality of the study of the Russian language in the Caucasus in recent years has increased, the head of the Federal Agency for Nationalities, Igor Barinov, told Vestnik Kavkaza on the sidelines of the press conference …

Picasso, Kandinsky among iconic painters in first Tbilisi display

Picasso, Kandinsky among iconic painters in first Tbilisi display

Paintings created over the last two centuries by some of world’s most famous artists will be exhibited in a special display launching in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi today, Agenda.ge reports. The Art Palace museum venue will …

Trailer of Turkish TV series starring Angelina Jolie, Cristiano Ronaldo shot in Gaziantep

Trailer of Turkish TV series starring Angelina Jolie, Cristiano Ronaldo shot in Gaziantep

Shooting for the trailer of a new Turkish series called "Hayat Köprüsü" (Bridge of Life), which will feature international stars like actress Angelina Jolie and football player Cristiano …

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan: Disorient

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan: Disorient

Geographers intend to reconsider a border between Europe and Asia

Georgian jazz artists invited to Jazz Fest in Louisville

Georgian jazz artists invited to Jazz Fest in Louisville

A group of Georgian artists will feature at an American jazz festival from February 22-25, bringing together performers and music students from around the world. Jazz Fest 2017 will be hosted by the Jamie Aebersold Jazz Studies Program …

Napalm Death to perform in Georgia

Napalm Death to perform in Georgia

Tbilisi will host UK’s Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death's concert on April 19, 2017. Conspiracy Concert Agency is the organizer of the concert, Sputnik Georgia reported. Napalm Death are a British grindcore …

Azerbaijan to celebrate 90th anniversary of Mstislav Rostropovich

Azerbaijan to celebrate 90th anniversary of Mstislav Rostropovich

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on holding events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Ministry of Culture and Tourism was instructed to …

Temple that brought together people#039s sacred shrines

Temple that brought together people's sacred shrines

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The State Historical Museum celebrates the 145th anniversary

Biopic about Heydar Aliyev to be released this year

Biopic about Heydar Aliyev to be released this year

The film under the working title 'The simplest surname' promises to be a bestseller

Georgian opera singer nominated for International Opera Awards

Georgian opera singer nominated for International Opera Awards

Georgian Mezzo Soprano Anita Rachvelishvili was nominated for the best female singer at the 2017 International Opera Awards, the Georgian Culture ministry said. Other nominees in the best female singer category …

Alexander Sholokhov: Caucasus is one of the main directions of museum cooperation for Russia

Alexander Sholokhov: "Caucasus is one of the main directions of museum cooperation for Russia"

Russia and South Caucasus countries are closely cooperating in UNESCO's International Council of Museums

 Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

Alexey Levykin on role of Caucasus in State Historical Museum

The history of the Caucasus as the homeland of ancient civilizations on the territory of the Russian Federation is very well represented in the Russian State Historical Museum, the Director of the State History Museum, Alexey …

Leonid Parfenov sings in Azerbaijani

Leonid Parfenov sings in Azerbaijani

The 'Gaya' quartet's old song 'Life how beautiful you are' is gaining popularity again

#039Beauty of Iran#039 in Moscow

'Beauty of Iran' in Moscow

Yesterday, the Vernadsky State Geological Museum held the opening of the photography exhibition 'Beauty of Iran', demonstrating the historical and cultural richness of the Islamic Republic. The exposition …

Monument to maestro Niyazi unveiled in Baku

Monument to maestro Niyazi unveiled in Baku

A ceremony to unveil the monument to the prominent conductor of Azerbaijan, maestro Niyazi, in the park at Niyazi street of Baku has been held. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony, delivering a speech, Trend …

 #039Beauty of Iran#039 in Russia#039s capital

'Beauty of Iran' in Russia's capital

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Yesterday, the Vernadsky State Geological Museum held the opening of the photography exhibition 'Beauty of Iran', demonstrating the historical and cultural richness of the Islamic Republic. The exposition …

The world#039s last great undiscovered cuisine

The world's last great undiscovered cuisine

Baku is home to a fantastical rising skyline, rose-scented markets, and cooking influenced by various cultures