Category: Culture

Baku Expo Center hosts solo exhibition marking 90th anniversary of world-renowned Azerbaijani artist Tahir Salahov

Baku, December 14, AZERTAC A solo exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of world-renowned Azerbaijani People’s Artist Tahir Salahov has opened at the Baku Expo Center. The exhibition highlights the activity of prominent representative of the contemporary art school of Azerbaijan Tahir Salahov. Addressing the opening ceremony, Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev said national leader […]

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Germanaijan exhibition marking 200th anniversary of German- Azerbaijan friendship launched in Baku

Baku, December 14, AZERTAC An exhibition titled “Germanaijan” has opened at the German-Azerbaijani Cultural Center Kapellhaus. Organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Azerbaijan, and supported by the Cultural Preservation program of the Federal Foreign Office, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Goethe-Zentrum Baku, the exhibition was launched as part of the […]

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Young Azerbaijani artist wins International painting contest in Bulgaria

Baku, December 10, AZERTAC Two young Azerbaijani artists, including Finara Nazarova, student of the Republic Gymnasium of Art and Fidan Kabirlinskaya, student of the Child and Youth Development Center No. 3, were awarded the first place certificate and special award of the International Art Competition, respectively, in Sofia, Bulgaria. The competition for Children`s Paintings on […]

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BP sponsors research and publication on Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage

Baku, November 30, AZERTAC BP today hosted in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture public presentation of an art book which it has sponsored in support of international recognition of Azerbaijan’s rich cultural heritage. The book represents thorough cultural and historical research into one of the amazing national art trends of Azerbaijan – Kelaghayi Art. […]

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“Hyperrealistic Sculpture. Almost Alive” exhibition opened at Heydar Aliyev Center

Baku, November 30, AZERTAC An exhibition named “Hyperrealistic Sculpture. Almost Alive” opened at Heydar Aliyev Center. Prior to the opening, Maximilian Letze, Managing Director of the Institute for Cultural Exchange, Germany, highlighted the exhibition, co-organized jointly by the Heydar Aliyev Center. The art event brings together talented artists from the U.S., Australia, Canada, Macedonia, France […]

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Armenia’s provocative attempt suppressed in UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee

Baku, November 28, AZERTAC As is reported, the thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is taking place in Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius. In the margins of session, Armenia’s provocative attempt against Azerbaijan was suppressed in the session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture […]

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® Terra exhibition opens at Gazelli Art House

Baku, November 23, AZERTAC Gazelli Art House presents Terra an exciting exhibition on dynamic landscape works utilising a variety of mediums to illustrate the geographical, economic and personal affiliations with one’s surroundings. Participating represented artists include, Aziz+Cucher, Derek Boshier, Stanley Casselman, Charlotte Colbert, Philip Colbert, Jane McAdam Freud, Shan Hur, Francesco Jodice, Kalliopi Lemos, Giovanni […]

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Azerbaijani carpets to be on display in South Korea for the first time

Baku, November 23, AZERTAC South Korea will host an exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets for the first time. The exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic will be co-organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Seoul and the Korea Foundation. The “Carpets, Pearls of Azerbaijan” exhibition will run from November 26 until […]

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Heydar Aliyev Foundation organizes Seven Beauties exhibition in Moscow

Moscow, November 21, AZERTAC Co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum Seven Beauties exhibition, which promotes the great Azerbaijani poet Nizami Ganjavi’s legacy, has been launched at the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony. Addressing the opening […]

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Azerbaijan, UNAOC discuss cooperation prospects

Baku, November 20, AZERTAC Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev has met with the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser in New York. The sides exchanged views over the issues relating to the projects implemented by the Alliance, particularly the organization’s partnership with the Baku Process initiative which was put […]

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