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Israel - Azerbaijan. Together for quarter a century

Israel - Azerbaijan. Together for quarter a century

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Azerbaijan

Look to Azerbaijan as a model of peaceful coexistence

Look to Azerbaijan as a model of peaceful coexistence

The first Muslim/Jewish women’s venture of its kind

Murtuza and Liza Mukhtarovs: a great love story in stone

Murtuza and Liza Mukhtarovs: a great love story in stone

How Ossetian beauty became the first lady of old Baku

 Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

Moscow House of Nationalities celebrates Novruz

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The Moscow House of Nationalities celebrated Novruz - a holiday of the new year according to the astronomical solar calendar.

Russia#039s Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova#039s performance via satellite

Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satellite

Channel One Russia has turned down a proposal by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to transmit performance of the Russian entry to the Eurovision 2017 song contest, Yuliya Samoilova via satellite from Moscow, said a statement …

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

The European Broadcasting Union has invited Russia’s national television broadcaster Chanel 1 to arrange for a live video link-up with the Eurovision 2017 contest in Kiev to let Russia’s participant, wheelchair-bound Yulia …

 4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

The fourth meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, timed to the 300th anniversary of the Astrakhan province, was held in Astrakhan yesterday. The experts met to discuss historical research and media projects within the framework of the 'Caspian …

Kremlin: Ukraine#039s ban of Russia#039s Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin: Ukraine's ban of Russia's Eurovision participant deals blow to competition

Kremlin hopes that Kiev would reconsider the ban for Russia's 2017 Eurovision participant Yulia Samoilova, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "Undoubtedly, the Ukrainian side's …

Moscow Cultural Forum opens today

Moscow Cultural Forum opens today

It's a platform for an open dialogue between city's cultural institutions and residents

Jewish Novruz

Jewish Novruz

For the first time the holiday was celebrated in Israel only 10 years ago

 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

 Ancient head found during bridge construction in Crimea

Ancient head found during bridge construction in Crimea

A terracotta head was discovered by archaeologists during the underwater excavations in the area of ​​construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait. Scientists believe that this is an image of an ancient Greek deity, made in the form of a …

Jack Sparrow might be inspired by Muslim captain

Jack Sparrow might be inspired by Muslim captain

The Daily Sabah newspaper suggested that Jack Sparrow was inspired by a famous sailor and pirate Jack Ward who was born in England and sailed across the Mediterranean Sea. According to limited historical sources, James Ward was …

World muslims mark Nowruz

World muslims mark Nowruz

Nowruz is the holiday also known as the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. The UN's 64th General …

Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

A concert for children dedicated to Novruz will be held in Baku in the Heydar Aliyev Palace on March 24, the press service of the palace reported. Guests of the event will be able to see the performances of Asiman dance group, Dəcəl …

Azerbaijani quilting exhibition openes in Zagreb

Azerbaijani quilting exhibition openes in Zagreb

Exhibition hall of Zagreb's City Council hosted the opening of exhibition of hand-made quilting works by the Azerbaijani master Leyla Khasiyeva "Colors from the Land of Fire", dedicated to the Novruz holiday. …

Mehriban Aliyeva: exle of dedication

Mehriban Aliyeva: example of dedication

Italian view on the first vice-president in the history of Azerbaijan

Jamiroquai to headline Black Sea Jazz Festival in Batumi

Jamiroquai to headline Black Sea Jazz Festival in Batumi

British band Jamiroquai will headline the 11th edition of the Black Sea Jazz Festival in Georgia’s city of Batumi in July this year. The globally celebrated band will entertain audiences in the coastline city on July 28 as part of …

Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

This night Jews begin to celebrate Purim - the most fun-filled, action-packed day of the Jewish year.  The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late …

Olga Rostropovich about Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Moscow and Baku

Olga Rostropovich about Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in Moscow and Baku

March 27, 2017 will mark the 90th anniversary of legendary musician Mstislav Rostropovich, this date will be celebrated not only in Russia, but also in the homeland of the famous conductor and cellist - Baku. The artistic …