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Armenian girl wins Junior Eurovision 2021

Armenian girl wins Junior Eurovision 2021

Malena of Armenia has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Paris with the Qami, Qami (Wind, Wind) song. Malena, 14, scored 224 points in the contest’s finals on Sunday. It is Armenia’s second win. An …

Abba reunite for first new album in 40 years

Abba reunite for first new album in 40 years

Swedish supergroup ABBA announced their first new album in four decades and said they would stage a series of virtual concerts using digital avatars of themselves in London next year. The album "Voyage" will come out on Nov. …

Taliban to ban music in Afghanistan

Taliban to ban music in Afghanistan

The Taliban (terrorist group outlawed in Russia) will ban music in Afghanistan and require women to travel with a male chaperone, despite claims the group will be more liberal than the brutal regime of 20 years ago. The Taliban …

Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today

Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today

The outstanding Azerbaijani and Russian singer, composer, People's Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today. The Russian Information and Cultural Center in Baku will celebrate his …

Krasnodar listens to Stravinsky

Krasnodar listens to Stravinsky

Today and tomorrow, on July 10-11, Igor Stravinsky's compositions will be performed in Krasnodar, the press service of the Krasnodar administration reports. Classical music is playing in the city on weekends at the …

Ilham Aliyev dances on Jidir Plain in Shusha (VIDEO)

Ilham Aliyev dances on Jidir Plain in Shusha (VIDEO)

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev danced on Jidir Plain in Shusha. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who arrived in Azerbaijan on an official visit, was in Shusha on June 15. In Shusha, with the organizational support …

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 …

Public to be allowed to attend Eurovision song contest

Public to be allowed to attend Eurovision song contest

Fans will be allowed to attend the Eurovision song contest in Rotterdam next month, ANP News reported on Thursday, citing a decision by the Dutch government. Organizers had previously said it was not yet clear whether a live audience …

Cellist from Azerbaijan among 30 best musicians in the world

Cellist from Azerbaijan among 30 best musicians in the world

Azerbaijani virtuoso cellist Jamal Aliyev entered the rating of the 30 best musicians in the world under the age of 30. The list of musicians performing classical music on various instruments was compiled within the framework of the …

Armenia withdraws from Eurovision Contest 2021

Armenia withdraws from Eurovision Contest 2021

Armenia's public broadcaster AMPTV has announced its withdrawal from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). Despite best efforts AMPTV say the events that followed after the confirmation of Armenia’s participation at …