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Baku Book Center announces new contest

Baku Book Center

Baku Book Center invites you to join “My Paradise Karabakh” contest. The project aims at unleashing the creative potential of children and patriotic upbringing of young generation. “President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev declared Shusha the capital of Azerbaijani culture, and 2021 – the Year of Nizami Ganjavi” in connection with the 880th …

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Khari Bulbul Music Festival revives in Shusha

Khari Bulbul Music Festival

Khari Bulbul Music Festival revives in Shusha. Wonderful music will once again  fill up every corner of the city known as the cradle of Azerbaijani music. President Ilham Aliyev instructed the Ministry of Culture to make sure that the music festival would be restored in the country’s cultural center. The international festival “Khari Bulbul” has been held since …

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ICESCO Director-General to visit Azerbaijan

Dr. Salim M. AlMalik

Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) Dr. Salim M. AlMalik will pay a visit to Azerbaijan to discuss joint cooperation between the organization and Azerbaijan in the educational, scientific and cultural spheres. The delegation led by Dr. AlMalik will meet with Azerbaijani officials in Baku …

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Shah pilaf

Shah pilaf

A dish worthy of a king – or perhaps simply the main course of a wedding ceremony – shah pilaf (translated as crown pilaf) is a traditional Azerbaijani meal infused with a medley of local aromas. It goes through several stages of preparation before reaching its distinctive final shape.   First, …

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Azerbaijani cuisine, Buglama

Azerbaijani cuisine

Buglama is a popular Azerbaijani and Georgian dish consisting of lamb pieces that are stewed with onions, tomatoes, peppers, a variety of spices including black pepper and bay leaves, and a small amount of liquid. The name of the dish means steamed, referring to the fact that the lamb is …

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China Daily: Azerbaijan declares 2021 as ‘Year of Nizami Ganjavi’

Year of Nizami Ganjavi

English-language China Daily newspaper has published an article headlined “Azerbaijan declares 2021 as ‘Year of Nizami Ganjavi’”. Written by AZERTAC`s special correspondent in China Shahin Jafarov, the article says: “President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to declare 2021 as a “Year of Nizami Ganjavi” in Azerbaijan. The 880th …

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