Arts & Entertainment

14 June 2010 [14:09]

Baku to host German music event

12 June 2010 [13:55]

Azerbaijani composer invited to international festival in Italy

The young Azerbaijani composer Turkar Gasimzade will take part in the prestigious music festival "Unique Forms of Continuity in Space" to take place in the Italian city of Melbourne on October 11 to 14.
10 June 2010 [14:42]

Ukrainian journalists highly appreciate Azerbaijan’s tourism infrastructure

An editor of the Ukrainian magazine "International Tourism" Alexander Gorobech and a correspondent of the same magazine Andrei Vlasenko visited Azerbaijan from May 25 to June 3.
10 June 2010 [14:35]

Azerbaijani singer performed at TURKSOY opera in Turkey

Turkey's southern province of Mersin hosted an opening concert of TURKSOY Opera Days featuring singers from nine Turkish speaking nations.
08 June 2010 [23:01]

Story of a man behind the mask, or someone who made Arnold Schwarzenegger run for his life... - PHOTOS

"I'm not just somebody shuffling around in a monster suit. I'm a kind of puppeteer from the inside who is attempting through arm and body movements to give the creatures I play a sense of personality."
08 June 2010 [18:35]

Contest of film scripts announced in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's "Ritm" film company has announced contest of five-minute screenplays on occasion of company’s five-year anniversary.
08 June 2010 [15:06]

Azerbaijan attends international theater forum "Nauruz" in Kazan

A theater forum opened in Kazan, Tatarstan under the aegis of the International Theater Festival of Turkic Peoples "Nauruz".
08 June 2010 [13:13]

International Silk Road Music Festival to open in Azerbaijan

A "Silk Road" International Music Festival will be organized in Sheki, Azerbaijan in late June.
04 June 2010 [13:25]

Azerbaijan's Eurovision-2011 selection tour to start in September

Azerbaijan will kick off a selection of its contestant for next year's Eurovision song contest in September.
04 June 2010 [11:27]

Former kickboxing champion, Hollywood actor Gary Daniels: I learned a lot from working with Stallone

Lost, exclusive interview with a former kickboxing champion, a hollywood star, Gary Daniels. The Interview was taken on 15th of March, 2009.
04 June 2010 [07:50]

"Boney M" to perform in Baku

03 June 2010 [16:49]

Funds Azerbaijan spent on "Eurovision-2010" announced

The sum Azerbaijan has spent on country's Eurovision-2010 entry Safura Alizadeh was announced at a press conference today.
03 June 2010 [16:33]

Electronic tourism to develop in Azerbaijan

At Institute of information technology of National Academy of sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA) the exchange of opinions on the role of electronic tourism in economy has taken place.
03 June 2010 [14:51]

Safura Alizadeh leaves Azerbaijan...

Azerbaijani singer Safura Alizadeh is leaving Azerbaijan.
03 June 2010 [12:26]

"Ibrus" film theater of Azerbaijan to host a festival of films

On June 5-27, Ibrus Theatre will hold a festival of films by a People's artist, a prominent film director and cameraman Rasim Ojagov, the theatre's press service informed.
02 June 2010 [09:52]

Days of Russian Cinema start in Baku

The Days of Russian cinema have been launched at the Cinema House of Azerbaijan's Union of Cinematographers.
01 June 2010 [13:05]

Azerbaijani Philharmonic Hall hosted concert by Shlomo Mintts and Yegana Akhundova - PHOTOS

World-renowned violinist and conductor Shlomo Mintts and Honored artist of Azerbaijan, a professor at Azerbaijan Uzeir Hajibayli Music Academy Yegana Akhundova gave a concert in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall in Baku on May 29.
01 June 2010 [12:35]

Legendary martial arts actor Matthias Hues: When you start off at a young age, it becomes your second nature

Lost, exclusive interview with a legend of martial arts movies, Matthias Hues. The Interview was taken on 24th of March, 2009.
31 May 2010 [12:36]

Famous Azerbaijani pianist performs in Berlin

Talented Azerbaijani pianist Isfar Rzayev Sarabski has given a concert at the Konzerthaus Berlin hall.
31 May 2010 [10:47]

Mehriban Efendi: Sometimes its not so important to know what an artist created, feeling it just might be enough

Exclusive interview with an Azerbaijani surrealist artist Mehriban Efendi.
29 May 2010 [11:16]

Safura: "It’s a challenging fun" - VIDEO

Opening the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 is Safura’s latest and arguably biggest challenge on her entire Eurovision path but it’s also fun. According to the results of the draw, the Azerbaijani artist will perform as the first act on the Big Night on 29th May, a much craved but also much feared spot for a great many Eurovision performers.
28 May 2010 [15:13]

Safura and all Azerbaijani delegation celebrate the Day of Azerbaijani Republic

Today, On May 28th, Safura and all Azerbaijani delegation will celebrate one of the biggest holydays in the Land of Fire – The Day of Azerbaijani Republic.
27 May 2010 [15:58]

Azerbaijani and Swedish singers of "Eurovision-2010" meet in Norway

After second semi-final dress rehearsal two competitors have met at Radisson Plaza’s lobby.
26 May 2010 [17:41]

Azerbaijani pianist to perform at Yaroslavl Festival

Azerbaijani pianist Murad Adigozalzade will perform as part of an international musical festival in Yaroslavl, Russia.
25 May 2010 [09:15]

Safura visited joint party of Ukraine and Germany

Yesterday, after busy rehearsals day Azerbaijani star visited joint party of Ukraine and Germany.
24 May 2010 [17:20]

Baku to host "Giz Galasi" art festival

International Arts Festival "Giz Galasi” will start in Baku on May 26.
24 May 2010 [15:53]

Safura at the Opening of "Eurovision-2010" - PHOTOS

May 23rd was a busy day for Eurovision contestants, guests and media – it’s finally official: The Eurovision Song Contest 2010 has started with Opening Reception at Oslo City Hall. All stars of this years Eurovision appeared at red carpet, gave interviews, smiled in front of cameras, chatted with each other.
24 May 2010 [14:14]

Safura at Georgian party - PHOTOS

24 May 2010 [13:52]

A violinist from Turkey to give concert in Baku

A violinist from Turkey Pelin Halkaji Akin will solo at the concert to be held at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall on May 25.
24 May 2010 [12:41]

Safura drives boat to the Norwegian fjords – special report! - PHOTOS

On May 22nd, Safura had not only important rehearsal at Telenor Arena but a special event – boat trip to the amazing Norwegian fjords along with her mom, little sister, fellow contestants and friends Turkish band maNga and limited press among which two biggest Norwegian news papers - Dagens Næringsliv and Dagbladet.
24 May 2010 [11:26]

Safura gets a big surprise after 2nd rehearsal, bursts into tears - PHOTOS

The arrival of mom and sister became true "reward" for Safura after her today's second and last individual rehearsal at the Arena.
24 May 2010 [09:58]

Safura gives press-conference, sings for the media - PHOTOS

Safura gave press conference after her second rehearsal for semi-final.
24 May 2010 [09:30]

Safura finishes her 2nd rehearsal - PHOTOS

Safura revealed the full version of her ‘Drip Drop’ stage act during the second rehearsal. In the 3 days since her 1st live performance on the Eurovision stage, Safura spent countless hours rehearsing with her dancer and backing vocalists.
22 May 2010 [14:21]

Medieval warriors and musicians: Sculptures by Zakir Ahmadov - PHOTOS

Azerbaijani sculptor Zakir Ahmadov was born in Baku in 1955.
22 May 2010 [11:58]

Post production of "Istanbul flight" film by Azerbaijani director wrapped up

"Istanbul Flight" film is now finished shooting, and is ready to be distributed.
22 May 2010 [11:36]

Azerbaijani film "Nicknamed Mikhailo" to be shown in Slovenia

The film "Nicknamed Mikhailo" produced by "Salname" Film Studio will be demonstrated on June 2-3 in Slovenia.
22 May 2010 [10:43]

Safura at Belarusian engagement party - PHOTOS

Yesterday was a busy day for Safura in Oslo. In the afternoon Azerbaijani participant to the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was at reception with mayor in Oslo City Hall and later that evening she was invited to the Belarusian party!
21 May 2010 [09:36]

Who is dancing with Safura Alizadeh?

As we all know, Azerbaijani star Safura will not be alone on the stage in her performance at the second semi-final on May 27th. She will be accompanied by a young handsome and brilliant dancer whose name is Denis Khrystyuk.
20 May 2010 [17:53]

Famous American rapper Akon in Baku – PHOTO

Renowned American rapper Akon has arrived in Baku.
20 May 2010 [12:03]

Azerbaijani artist attends meeting of sculptors in Turkey

Member of the Union of Azerbaijani Artists Mahmud Rustamov is attending a meeting of sculptors of Turkic speaking countries in Ankara.
20 May 2010 [10:33]

Baku hosts concert of Egyptian folklore group

An Egyptian folklore group has given a concert at the State Song Theatre in Baku.
19 May 2010 [11:46]

Baku to commemorate Turkmen poet Makhtumkuli

Azerbaijan's capital will host a commemorative event for outstanding Turkmen poet Makhtumkuli on Wednesday.