culture in Caucasus

Fuad Poladov would have turned 70 today

Today well-known Azerbaijani theater and cinema actor, Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR, People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR Fuad Poladov would have turned 70 years old. Fuad Poladov was born on May 24, …

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Armenia to host La Francophonie Summit

The 17th Summit of the International Organization of La Francophonie will be held in Yerevan on October 11-12, 2018. Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a consultation yesterday during which …

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Leonid Agutin: Baku has unique atmosphere

Singer, Honored Artist of Russia Leonid Agutin plant to hold a solo concert in Baku on the occasion of his 50th jubilee, musician said in an exclusive interview to Vestnik Kavkaza. "I haven't talked to any …

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Azerbaijan to host World Cup of folklore dances

Azerbaijan will host  the World Cup of folklore dances for the first time on May 12-13. The tournament will be held at the Rashid Behbudov State Song Theatre. The age categories of the participants include Children 1 (6-7 years …

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Azerbaijan celebrates Carpet Weaver Day

Today, an exhibition entitled ‘In the Footsteps of Traditions’ dedicated to the professional holiday - the Carpet Weaver Day, which is celebrated on May 5th - opened in the Azerbaijani Сarpet Museum in Baku, the organizers of the …

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Tbilisi art fair opens on May 17

Tbilisi Art Fair (TAF) will be held on May 17-20, the Georgian National Tourism Administration (GNTA) has announced. The event will take place at Expo Georgia. As a part of the larger Check in Georgia project, which covers a series of …

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Baku to host Francophonie Week Festival

Azerbaijan will host next edition of Francophonie weeks on April 1-14, 2018. The Embassies of Belgium, France, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Morocco, Mexico, Romania and Switzerland will jointly celebrate French language and …

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Dagestan prepares for Rasul Gamzatov’s anniversary

In Dagestan, the 95th anniversary of the birth of poet Rasul Gamzatov will be celebrated soon, the interim head of the republic, Vladimir Vasilyev, issued a corresponding decree. In accordance with the decree, the regional government …

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TV Channel One dedicates day to Muslim Magomayev

Today, the Russian TV Channel One will broadcast programs and television versions of concerts dedicated to the memory of the legendary performer and composer - Muslim Magomayev. Muslim Magomaev was born on August 17th, …

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Filmmaker Albert Mkrtchyan passes away

Prominent Armenian filmmaker, screenwriter and actor Albert Mkrtchyan passed away today following a long illness, one day after his 81th birthday. The information was confirmed by the theater named after his brother …

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