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Roman Viktyuk turns 80

Roman Viktyuk turns 80

Today, a People's Artist of Russia, director, actor and screenwriter Roman Viktyuk is celebrating his 80th birthday. He was born in Lwów on October 28, 1936. He worked in theaters in Lviv, Kalinin, …

Baku to host European film festival in November

Baku to host European film festival in November

The 7th European Film Festival will be held in Baku from November 3 to 12.   Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Malena Mard said that 20 European films will be screened during the event.   …

Researchers open Tomb of Christ

Researchers open Tomb of Christ

Researchers have uncovered the original surface of the tomb of Jesus Christ in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The tomb's surface had been covered by a thick layer of marble, according to an exclusive by National …

Sari Gelin project presented in Baku

Sari Gelin project presented in Baku

Drama Theater of Baku hosted a theatrical staging of one of the most ancient folk songs of Azerbaijan - Sari Gelin (literally "Yellow" or "Golden-Haired" Bride). The evening and the project was organized by the Ministry of …

Sessions at VII European Film Festival to be free

Sessions at VII European Film Festival to be free

The 7th European Cinema Festival is to be organized in Baku from 3 to 12 November. Malena Mard, the head of the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan has stated that the sessions at the festival will be free. "The …

Leyla Aliyeva speaks about IDEA new projects

Leyla Aliyeva speaks about IDEA new projects

An event dedicated to the World Food Day, organized by IDEA Public Union, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, as well as Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

Heydar Aliyev Centre runs for RIBA international prize

Heydar Aliyev Centre runs for RIBA international prize

The Heydar Aliyev Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects is among the shortlist for New Global Prize for Architecture announced by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), CNN reports. The Arquipelago Contemporary Arts Centre, the …

Yevgeny Bazhanov about personal through the prism of the era

Yevgeny Bazhanov about personal through the prism of the era

A rector of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry about himself and Russian diplomats, who have made a contribution to the study of world politics

From the Renaissance to contemporary policy

From the Renaissance to contemporary policy

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Veronika Krasheninnikova about the role of humanism in the struggle against barbarism and aggression

Zelfira Tregulova about #039Absheron Constellation#039 exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery

Zelfira Tregulova about 'Absheron Constellation' exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery

Director General of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Zelfira Tregulova, told Vestnik Kavkaza about the exhibition of Azerbaijani artists of 1960-1980's 'Absheron Constellation', which will be held from February 15 till …

‘Ali and Nino’ opens Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles

‘Ali and Nino’ opens Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles

Oscar-winning Indo-British filmmaker Asif Kapadia’s film 'Ali and Nino' has opened the second annual Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles. “The decision to screen ‘Ali and Nino’ as our opening film, …

Dmitry Kiselev about 25-year anniversary of Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

Dmitry Kiselev about 25-year anniversary of Azerbaijan (VIDEO)

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'Russia' TV Channel dedicated Dmitry Kiselev's 'Vesti Nedeli' program to the Independence Day of Azerbaijan. "Azerbaijan celebrated its 25th anniversary on October 18. It did not hold a military …

First Japanese garden opens in Tbilisi

First Japanese garden opens in Tbilisi

The spirit of Japan can now be felt in Georgia after the first Japanese garden has opened in capital Tbilisi today, Agenda.ge writes. The new garden served as a symbol of good relations between Georgia and Japan, …

Azerbaijan, The Journey To Paradise On Earth

Azerbaijan, The Journey To Paradise On Earth

Azerbaijan awaits you with a cup of black tea in a small tulip shaped glass and a plate of Baklava.

Azerbaijan: 25 years of independence

Azerbaijan: 25 years of independence

25 years ago, on October 18th 1991, the Supreme Council of the Azerbaijan Republic adopted a Constitutional Act about the State Independence. For the first time it happened in 1918, when the first in the Muslim world democratic republic was …

Ingushetia is a country of towers

Ingushetia is a country of towers

Since the ancient times, Ingush call themselves "the builders of the towers." It is not practical to build small wooden houses in the mountains, so the main place was always occupied by the stone towers. A residential tower should be …

Georgia celebrates Tbilisoba

Georgia celebrates Tbilisoba

The streets of Old Tbilisi are alive this weekend for a two-day event celebrating one of the country’s most colourful and spectacular festivals – Tbilisoba, the celebration of the diversity and history of Georgia's capital …

Veli Akhundov and his era

Veli Akhundov and his era

Rauf Farkhadov philosophically reinterpreted the life of the former first secretary of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan

Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature

Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was named the winner of the Nobel prize for literature in Stockholm today “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. …

‘Ali and Nino’ - an eternal love story

‘Ali and Nino’ - an eternal love story

Leyla Aliyeva’s second project as a producer and another declaration of love to Baku