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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

Georgia to host 2017 Junior Eurovision contest

Georgia to host 2017 Junior Eurovision contest

Following a string of successes by Georgian performers at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, the country will now host its first-ever competition later this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) confirmed today, Agenda.ge reports. …

Traditional Ukrainian necklace becomes Eurovision 2017 logo (VIDEO)

Traditional Ukrainian necklace becomes Eurovision 2017 logo (VIDEO)

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NTU, the Ukrainian national broadcaster, has revealed the logo and slogan for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The slogan of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be Celebrate Diversity. The core message for the 2017 Eurovision Song …

Conference on Iranian-Russian ties opens in Tehran

Conference on Iranian-Russian ties opens in Tehran

A conference marking 515 years of ties between Iran and Russia, which is being held in Tehran, is an important factor of enhancement of relations between the two countries, the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, …

British Foundation for Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus presented in London

British Foundation for Study of Azerbaijan and Caucasus presented in London

London hosted the official presentation of the British Foundation for the Study of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus (www.bfsac.org.uk), established on September 27, 2016, where the British and Azerbaijani public was told about the directions of …

Kubachi Plant#039s museum named after Rasul Alikhanov

Kubachi Plant's museum named after Rasul Alikhanov

Kubachi is different from the other villages of Dagestan because here one cultivates not the soil, but the skills to work with precious metals. During Soviet times up to 800 people worked at the Kubachi plant. Three and a half tons of silver …

 Asghar Farhadi not to attend Oscar Ceremony

Asghar Farhadi not to attend Oscar Ceremony

The Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, whose film “The Salesman” is nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign-language movie, said that he would not attend the Oscars ceremony, even if he were granted an exception …

Turkey launches analytical program about Russia

Turkey launches analytical program about Russia

Turkey launches a weekly analytical program dedicated to Russia and the Russian-Turkish relations. This program will be called "Different View on the World" (Dunyanın Oteki Yuzu). The launch was announced by its creator, Turkish …

International Holocaust Remembrance Day being marked today

International Holocaust Remembrance Day being marked today

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is being marked today. The International Holocaust Memorial Day was established by the UN General Assembly Resolution of November 1, 2005. The document was initiated by …

Iran actress to boycott Oscars over #039racist#039 Trump visa ban

Iran actress to boycott Oscars over 'racist' Trump visa ban

The Iranian star of Oscar-nominated film "The Salesman" said Thursday she would boycott the awards in protest at US President Donald Trump's "racist" ban on Muslim immigrants. "Trump's …

Great philanthropist Hajji Zeynalabdin Taghi Taghiyev

Great philanthropist Hajji Zeynalabdin Taghi Taghiyev

Philanthropist, who had a great influence on national staff training in Azerbaijan