culture in Caucasus

Representative of Azerbaijan reaches Eurovision final

Representative of Azerbaijan reaches Eurovision final

The second semi-final of the 66th International Eurovision Song Contest 2022 was held in Turin (Italy), in which the representative of Azerbaijan Nadir Rustamli performed. Nadir Rustamli's contest entry is called Fade To Black, its …

Authorities decide to revive caricature in Georgia

Authorities decide to revive caricature in Georgia

The Contest "Assistance to Georgian Caricature" is held by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth of the country. Its goal is to revive the traditions of caricature and its development in Georgia, as well as to popularize …

Azerbaijan hosts XIV Russian Language Olympiad

Azerbaijan hosts XIV Russian Language Olympiad

Azerbaijan is hosting the XIV annual Russian Language Olympiad, the press service of the Russian Information and Cultural Center in Baku reported. In 2022, the Olympiad is dedicated to several important dates - the Year of the City of …

Azerbaijan to be represented at Venice Biennale

Azerbaijan to be represented at Venice Biennale

Azerbaijan will be represented at the 59th Venice Biennale, one of the world's most popular art platforms. The country has been participating in the Venice Biennale every two years since 2007.  The …

Playwright competition to be held in Georgia

Playwright competition to be held in Georgia

A competition of playwrights will be held in Georgia, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth reported. It is clarified that the competition's purpose is to promote the development of modern drama, popularization and …

Mugham "Zabul-Segah" to be performed in Baku

Mugham "Zabul-Segah" to be performed in Baku

Soloists of the International Mugham Center - Honored Artists of Azerbaijan Ilkin Ahmadov and Beyimxanim Veliyeva will perform "Zabul-Segah" mugham. The concert will be held at the International Mugham Center in Baku on April …

Baku to host Days of Baroque

Baku to host Days of Baroque

Baku will host the Days of Baroque music festival. The events will be held at the Azerbaijan State Muslim Magomayev Academic Philharmonic Society, the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Hall of Chamber and Uzeyir Hajibayli Organ Music …

Baku hosts first Children's Book Festival

Baku hosts first Children's Book Festival

The grand opening of the Children's Book Festival has taken place in Baku today. The opening has occurred on the International Children's Book Day, which is celebrated on April 2. The festival in Baku brought …

Shusha declared cultural capital of Turkic World

Shusha declared cultural capital of Turkic World

Azerbaijan’s Shusha city has been declared the cultural capital of the Turkic world in 2023, the relevant decision was made at a meeting of the Permanent Council of the International Organization of Turkic Culture – TURKSOY, held in …

Classical music concert to be held in Icherisheher

Classical music concert to be held in Icherisheher

On March 23, a classical music concert will be held at the Art Tower Gallery in Baku.  Works by Giuseppe Verdi, Qara Qarayev, Niyazi, Tofig Quliyev, Jean Sibelius, Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Vaqif Mustafazade, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and …

Georgian directors to present short films in Tbilisi

Georgian directors to present short films in Tbilisi

On March 18, as part of the Tbilisi Short Film Festival, the authentic space of the winery will host screenings of works by local short film masters. According to the organizers, the guests will see films by Giorgi Tavartkiladze …

Rustam Ibragimbekov passes away

Rustam Ibragimbekov passes away

Soviet, Russian and Azerbaijani screenwriter and dramatist Rustam Ibragimbekov died on night of 11 March 2022 after a long illness in his home located in Moscow, according to the Cinematographers' Union of Azerbaijan. …

Exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet" opens at VDNKh

Exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet" opens at VDNKh

A free exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet - a new look" has been opened in the "Azerbaijan" pavilion at VDNKh. The exposition was prepared by young artists and designers from Azerbaijan together with the creative …