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Zarif congratulates crew of #039The Salesman#039 on winning Oscar

Zarif congratulates crew of 'The Salesman' on winning Oscar

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated the Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi for winning Oscar 2017. "Proud of Cast and Crew of 'The Salesman' for Oscar and stance …

Iran#039s #039The Salesman#039 wins Oscar

Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar

The 89th Annual Academy Awards were held today at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Iran's The Salesman won the award for the best foreign-language film after the nomination stirred controversy after President Trump's …

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gives performance at Sochi festival

In Sochi, a ten-time winner of the Grammy award,  American jazz musician Arturo Sandoval gave performance in the framework of the Winter International Festival of Arts. "We try to be more accessible, to perform for a wider …

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has chosen an Iranian-American female engineer and a former NASA scientist to represent his film "The Salesman" at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, which he is boycotting in protest over U.S. …

First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

Fabrikaffiti, Tbilisi's first graffiti school, gallery and shop, is set to open on Saturday, The Calvert Journal reports. Housed at Fabrika, a multifunctional space set in a former textile plant, Fabrikaffiti will be led by …

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 …