festivals

Turkey's aerospace festival TEKNOFEST kicks off in Baku

Turkey's aerospace festival TEKNOFEST kicks off in Baku

The largest Aerospace and Technology Festival TEKNOFEST has kicked off in the Azerbaijani capital Baku today. The festival will be held from May 26 to 29 on the territories of the Baku Seaside Boulevard and Baku Crystal Hall. Holding of …

Moscow bike parade (photo report)

Moscow bike parade (photo report)

Today, a traditional spring bike festival took place in Moscow. More than 30 thousand participants drove a full circle along the Garden Ring.   …

5th 'Kharibulbul' festival kicks off in Shusha

5th 'Kharibulbul' festival kicks off in Shusha

The 5th Kharibulbul International Folklore Festival has opened in in Azerbaijan’s Shusha today. It will be held from May 12 through May 14, 2022 under organizational support from the Ministry of Culture, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, …

5th Kharibulbul Festival to be held in Shusha on May 12-14

5th Kharibulbul Festival to be held in Shusha on May 12-14

The 5th Kharibulbul International Folklore Festival will be held on May 12-14 in the cultural capital of Azerbaijan - the city of Shusha - with the organizational support of the Ministry of Culture, the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Shusha …

Snow and Ice in Moscow (photo report)

Snow and Ice in Moscow (photo report)

In Moscow, the international festival "Snow and Ice" is taking place on the Pushkinskaya Embankment of Gorky Park. Teams from Finland, Italy, Uzbekistan, Belarus and Russia participate there. Street theater …

Cherry-plum festival kicks off in Nakhchivan

Cherry-plum festival kicks off in Nakhchivan

The 5th traditional Göyce festival, named after this region’s brand- alycha (plum) goyche - has started in Nakhchivan. The Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is in the midst of the cherry-plum season.  This year the farmers …

Light aircraft festival kicks off in airport near Moscow

Light aircraft festival kicks off in airport near Moscow

The festival of light aircraft ”Sky: theory and practice" started for the third time in the Moscow region at the Chernoe airfield. "About 15,000 visitors per day are expected," the organizing committee of the …

Karabakh nightingale sings in Shusha (VIDEO)

Karabakh nightingale sings in Shusha (VIDEO)

The guests of the Khary-Bulbul festival in Shusha were delighted by a 15-year-old Kanan Bayramli performing the Bayati-Shiraz mugam. The amazing song about  the Motherland was performed on the Jydyrduzu plain for the first time in …

Cannes Film Festival may be postponed till summer

Cannes Film Festival may be postponed till summer

The Cannes Film Festival, the world's biggest, may be pushed back to the summer this year from its usual May date because of the Covid crisis, organizers said Wednesday, France 24 informs. The festival, scheduled for May 11 to 22, …

15th Baku Jazz Festival to be held online

15th Baku Jazz Festival to be held online

Baku Jazz Festival in 2020 will be held online amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert programs will be presented online on December 25-27.  The jazz fans invited music lovers to enjoy a three-day television show with participation …

ANIMAFILM Festival to be held in Azerbaijan in October

ANIMAFILM Festival to be held in Azerbaijan in October

The 3rd ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival will be held in Baku and Shaki on October 14-18, 2020. According to the festival's rules, Kids Jury will select the winners in categories Best Short Animated Film for Children …

20th Tbilisi International Festival opens on December 1

20th Tbilisi International Festival opens on December 1

The 20th Tbilisi International Festival will be held at the Amirani Cinema on December 1-8. It opens with Alfred Hitchcock’s 1929 Blackmail thriller. This film is part of the British Season program, which is being held at the …

Azerbaijani Composers' Union to mark 85th anniversary in Baku

Azerbaijani Composers' Union to mark 85th anniversary in Baku

A music festival dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the creation of  Azerbaijani Composers' Union will be held in Baku on October 25-28. The opening of the festival will take place at the Philharmonic Hall on October 25 …

Georgian drama ‘Shindisi’ wins Warsaw Film Festival prize

Georgian drama ‘Shindisi’ wins Warsaw Film Festival prize

According to the Georgian National Cinema Center, the Georgian drama ‘Shindisi’ by Dmitry Tsintsadze won the Grand Prix of the Warsaw International Film Festival. Tsintsadze himself became the winner in the nomination …