culture in Caucasus

Baku to host 2nd DokuBaku Film Festival

The second DokuBaku International Documentary Film Festival will be held in Baku on October 4-9, AzerNews reported. About 15 short and full-length  documentaries will be presented at the festival. The main theme of …

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95 anniversary of Rasul Gamzatov

September 8 marked 95th anniversary of birth of one of the most famous poets of the Caucasus, Rasul Gamzatov. Moscow hosted an evening dedicated to this great creator. It was held on the Yauzsky Boulevard near Rasul Gamzatov's …

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Muslim Magomayev was born 76 years ago

The outstanding Azerbaijani and Russian singer, composer, People's Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 76th birthday today. He achieved iconic status in Russia and the post-Soviet countries, …

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Baku to hold retro cars exhibition on August 26

The annual exhibition of classic car will be organized in Baku by the Automobile Federation of Azerbaijan on 26 August, the Federation said in a statement. The federation invites owners and fans of classic cars to participate in the …

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'Heat-2018' festival ends in Baku

The International Musical Festival 'Heat-2018' (Zhara) has come to an end in Baku. The event was held in the capital of Azerbaijan at the beautiful Sea Breeze resort on the coast of the Caspian Sea on July …

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Gabala International Music Festival's program published

Gabala International Music Festival, an annual festival of classical music held every summer beginning in 2009, is scheduled for July 30-August 8 this year. The festival is organized with the support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation & …

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Vladikavkaz. Mukhtarov Mosque

For 110 years the Sunni mosque is considered one of the main symbols of Vladikavkaz. In this city, a meeting between the hereditary Ossetian noblewoman, the daughter of General Khambi Tuganov, Elizaveta Tuganova, and the Baku oil-industrialist …

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