Jan 28 2015 - 15:48
Azerbaijani People’s Poet and public figure Vagif Samadoglu died Wednesday morning.Samadoglu had been suffering from cancer for a long time, his family told APA.
Jan 18 2015 - 16:12
In the French town of Megeve in the framework of the project "Cultural values of the pearl of Caucasus - Azerbaijan", implemented with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Embassy of the RA in order to further popularize the republic in the country, Azerbaijani Cultural Week was launched yesterday.
Jan 11 2015 - 18:45
Today the Azerbaijani writer Gulshan Latif gyzy Kyazimova passed away in The Hague. She had lived in the Netherlands for the last 20 years, but the funeral will be held in Baku. Gulshan Latif's novel "Girls of Our Kin" (Bizim nəslin qızları) won the International Competition of Literature held in Russia in 2009, and her novel "The Island of Azeraida" was recognized as one of the most widely read books in the last five years.
Jan 8 2015 - 19:18
Nizami Jafarov, the head of the Azerbaijani parliamentary committee for culture, said that the parliament may pass the bill on cuisine culture at the winter session, Trend reports.The new bill, according to Jafarov, will prevent Armenians from claiming Azerbaijani national cuisine as their own. He added that the bill will intensify protection of national culture.
Jan 5 2015 - 14:14
The conductor of the Azerbaijani State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, Ayyub Guliyev, presents Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin today in the Hall of Vasyl Safonov in the North Caucasus State Philharmonic of V. I. Safonov.
Dec 23 2014 - 18:11
Yesterday in the Heydar Aliyev Center a musical evening was held dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Lermontov. It was attended by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, Vice-president of the Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and Arzu Aliyeva.
Dec 23 2014 - 13:53
The Heydar Aliyev Center held a round-table conference called “Art heritage of M.Y. Lermontov as part of world culture,” in Baku yesterday, followed by a literary concert dedicated to Lermontov’s works. The events were organized by Mehriban Aliyeva, the First Lady of Azerbaijan, the president of the Heydar Aliyev Fund. Vice President of the Fund Leyla Aliyeva, Arza Aliyeva, political and cultural figures of Russia and Azerbaijan also attended.
Dec 17 2014 - 20:51
Academician Abel Magerramov, the rector of the Baku State University, and Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi, the rector of the Tehran University, have signed a cooperation memorandum. Dr. Ahmedrza Khazri, Ahmadabi's advisor, and Dr. Mohammadbagir Gakhramani were part of the Iranian delegation. They discussed partnership, exchange of teachers and students, Trend reports.