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Azerbaijan’s most successful film in 2018

Azerbaijani film “Sholler’s Archive” has aroused deep interest among audience. In 6 months the film was awarded in twenty international festivals and, thus, became the most awarded Azerbaijani feature film, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov said. The film, “Sholler’s Archive” is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the resettlement of …

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Azerbaijani dancers win gold in Russia


By Laman Ismayilova Azerbaijan has been successfully represented at an international tournament in sport dancing competition in Russia. Renaissance Cup 2018 was held in Moscow, bringing together talented dancers. Eurasian countries Cup among teams and WDSF International Open Standard & Latin world classification tournaments were also held as part of …

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Azerbaijan marks birthday of Italian composer


By Laman Ismayilova An evening of opera music entitled “Viva Puccini” was held at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall on December 21. The gala concert was timed to the 160th anniversary of the brilliant Italian composer Giacomo Puccini, Day.Az reported. Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra and the State Choir Chapel presented …

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Work of Israeli playwright presented in Baku


By Laman Ismayilova A play “In Search of Meaning” directed by Ilgar Safat  has been premiered at International Mugham Center. “In Search of Meaning”  is based on the play of the same name by Israeli writer and playwright Ido Netanyahu. The premier of the play was held with great success, Trend …

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110th anniversary of Azerbaijani opera celebrated in Paris

A concert dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the Azerbaijani opera was held in the Saint-Germain-l’Auxerrois church in Paris. It was held with the support of the Association of Friends of Azerbaijan in France (FADA). Azerbaijani Ambassador to France Rahman Mustafayev, FADA President Jean-Francois Mancel, Deputy Mayor of the 1st …

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Opera stars to perform at Kremlin Palace

By Laman Ismayilova Opera stars Yusuf Eyvazov, Anna Netrebko, Andrea Bocelli and Olga Peretyatko will hold a joint concert at the State Kremlin Palace on June 4. The opera singers will perform both classical arias and popular melodies. The concert will be accompanied by a symphony orchestra and choir, Trend Life reported. Yusif Eyvazov …

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Azerbaijani-UK Culture Center established in London


An Azerbaijani-UK Culture Center has been established in London. A ceremony to mark the occasion brought together the Azerbaijani Embassy staff, Azerbaijani students, and Turkish businessmen. In her opening remarks, Vice president of the Center Sevil Aslanova highlighted the goals and objectives of the Culture Center. She noted that the …

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