The U.S. Embassy in Baku is pleased to sponsor the ASA Theater performance of "Of Mice and Men" staged on Dec. 19 at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. The ASA Theater Company consists of 20 talented actors, musicians, costume art and lighting specialists, the majority of whom are people living with disabilities.
Baku / 11.12.17 / Turan: The "Kitab Club" publishing house published a collection of letters of the founder of the Azerbaijan People's Republic (1928-1920) M.E. Rasulzade. The collection includes about 50 letters, as well as the work of Rasulzadeh "Şəfibəyçilik", first published in Istanbul in 1934.
Baku / 16.11.17 / Turan: An international conference titled Learning to Learn was opened in the European Azerbaijan School on November 16. The two-day conference is organized by the Azerbaijan Teacher Development Center together with the European Azerbaijan Society. Teachers of various universities and schools of the country take part in its work.
Baku / 08.11.17 / Turan: Azerbaijan will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 by Aysel Mammadov, the statement by a Public Broadcasting Company. The performer was appointed by a special jury. Aysel Mammadova was born in 1989 in the family of Baku musicians. She graduated from the Bulbul Music School and the Azerbaijan State Conservatory.
Yesterday, on November 2, the VIII Festival of European Films was launched in Baku, which is being held at the initiative of the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan, the EU member states, as well as the Norwegian Embassy in Azerbaijan. According to the EU Delegation in Azerbaijan, 21 films have been included in the program of the festival. Three of them belong to Azerbaijan, Great Britain and Norway, and the rest belong to Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden .
Baku/02.11.17/Turan: The European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan invites guests of its cultural events and journalists to participate in a competition to win a trip to the Berlin Film Festival in February 2018. Conditions are specified below.
Baku / 27.10.17 / Turan: Presentation of the Unified Information Base of Azerbaijani Artists and the website of the gallery (www.azgallery.az) took place on October 27 at the Museum Center. The event was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Azerbaijan State Art Gallery. The website will create opportunities for art lovers to get better acquainted with the work of artists and to follow the cultural life of the country. Currently, the collection of the gallery contains more than 10 thousand paintings, graphics, sculptures, decorative and applied art and contemporary art. -06D--
Baku / 14.10.17 / Turan: Ex-Minister of Culture of France, Audrey Azule, was elected on Friday to the post of Director-General of UNESCO. She urged the member countries of the organization to reform it, but not to leave. On the eve of the United States announced a decision to withdraw from UNESCO. The country will remain a member of this international organization until December 31, 2018, and from 2019 will be in the status of observer.
Baku / 13.10.17 / Turan: The opening of the European Festival of Tolerance "Imagine" was held in Baku on Friday. At the opening ceremony, the head of the European Union representation in Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas noted that within a week Baku will become a center of tolerance.
Baku / 09.09.17 / Turan: A series of ADAMI seminars - Dialogues organized by ADAMI Media The prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The theme of the seminar is "Videoblog: Find your expression, write it down and make a post!"The two-day seminar will be held on October 27-28, 2017, in the center of contemporary art of YARAT, in Baku. The Creative Seminar aims to outline the structure of the newest phenomenon of video blogging, as well as help participants create and implement their own projects that will promote cultural diversity and peaceful coexistence. The seminar is conducted by well-known video bloggers, experts from Eastern European broadcasters.
Baku / 01.08.17 / Turan: On the day of the professional holiday, the Azerbaijan Union of Cinematographers announced the names of laureates of the annual awards of the UK. According to the press service of the Union, when selecting the winners, the processes in the national cinema were analyzed, positive tendencies were noted.
Baku / 03.07.17 / Turan: The French Embassy organized an evening of French music on Saturday. The first counselor of the embassy Mrs. Fabien Drew-Lozinski and the representative of the Bureau of Propaganda of the National Tourism told the audience in Icheri Shahar (ancient fortress of Baku) about the significance of the event.
Baku/29.07.17/Turan: Tradition in France for more than 30 years and from now on presents in 120 countries, the Music Day arrives to Baku! Professional and amateur musicians, and public music-loving invade streets on the occasion of the Music Day, the festive, free event, open to all and to all the musics, without hierarchy of genre and practice.