Actor Lev Durov, Azerbaijani composer and singer Polad Bul-Bul Ogly,circus horseman Mukhtarbek Kantemirov and young actors, such as tamerEdgard Zapashny, will star in the sequel to the Soviet film "Don't BeAfraid, I'm With You" in August, to be directed by Yuli Gusman, RIANovosti reports.
A great ancient town called Laso was discovered in the territory of Ganja, Azerbaijan, head of the Ganja Archeological Expedition of the Archaeology and Ethnography Institute at the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Arif Mammadov, said, Trend reports.
Exchange programs in education are a solid foundation between the U.S. and Azerbaijan for friendship and a real basis for a strong international relationship, the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Matthew Brayza, told reporters in Baku at an event dedicated to the US student exchange programs, Trend reports. "We are proud of this program that brings together promising people from this country to get to know promising people from our country," he said.
The Organizing Committee of the Suleiman-Stalsky District has prepareda plan for a celebratory event to mark the Day of the NationalLezghian heroic epic “Sharven”. The celebration will take place onJune 25 in the village of Akhty.This year, a "Sharven" organizing committee consisting of 14 memberswas created in order to arrange necessary preparations for theholiday. Almost all parts of Southern Dagestan, as well as guests fromall over Russia and abroad, will take part in the celebration, RIA
The Information-Analytical Center of Moscow State University, with theassistance of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia, held an expertseminar on Friday, entitled "Republic of Azerbaijan: 20 years ofIndependence” .
Baku has opened the 18th International Exhibition and Conference “Caspian Oil and Gas”. The conference sees leading specialists of the world’s oil industry discuss the latest achievements in the sector.
The charity evening of Sharon Stone in Tbilisi with Hollywood starshas collected about $1 million. Georgian businessmen paid from 5,000to 10,000 laris per ticket, Georgia Online reports.The dinner was held after a presentation of the film "5 Days ofAugust", about the Russian-Georgian war of 2008. The film's crew,including director Renny Harlin and actors Andy Garcia and SharonStone, were at the presentation.The French three-star chef Alan Pasar prepared the dinner.
The first national competition of Ossetian beer, "Iron Baga-2010",will be held in all the settlements of North Ossetia, Yuga.ru reports. According to the organizers, the Ministry of Culture and Mass Communications of North Ossetia, the competition is aimed at reviving the traditions of home brewing and attracting the interest of the population of the republic in their historic heritage.