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Azerbaijani, Turkish, Russian singers perform song about mothers

My mother

Turkish singer Adil Karaca has released a music video “My mother”, filmed with participation of Azerbaijani,Turkish and Russian pop stars. The project brought together Turkish singer Alishan, Honored Artist of Azerbaijan Adalat Shukurov, pop singer Zamig Huseynov, TV presenter Afag Ganjali as well as  People’s Artist of Russia Valeria. The composition turned out to be …

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“Shah Ismayil” opera shown in Baku


Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater continues to show virtual performances in the new season. The State Opera Theater delighted spectators with Muslim Magomayev’s “Shah Ismayil” opera. “Shah Ismayil” is a mugham-opera in 6 acts and 7 scenes composed between 1915 and 1919. The ballet is based on a legend about young Shah Ismayil. The …

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Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions to hold virtual contest

Azerbaijan Composers' Union

Azerbaijan Composers’ Union has announced a virtual festival-competition for the best patriotic choral song. The music contest is based on the works for the choirs by People’s Artist Azer Dadashev. “Azerbaijan Composers’ Unions actively promoted the music pieces on a patriotic theme. This work acquired particular relevance during the Second Karabakh War when Azerbaijan achieved a brilliant victory and liberated its territories occupied by …

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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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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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Nargis Book: Special issue dedicated to Karabakh

Nargis Book

On the eve of the New Year 2021, Nargis Publishing House has unveiled Nargis Book “Karabakh” – a special issue dedicated to Karabakh’s culture and history. Nargis Publishing House has released a tailor-made issue of Nargis Book for the first time in eight years. The publication intends to introduce the …

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Andrei Tarkovsky’s book published in Azerbaijani

Andrei Tarkovsky

Azerbaijan State Translation Centre has released a book “About the mysteries of filmmaking” by the renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky. The book includes author’s thoughts, scientific articles, as well as speeches and interviews on cinematic excellence. The book was translated by Farhad Abdullayev and edited by Rabiga Nazimgizi. A world …

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Azerbaijan`s “Steppe Man” wins awards in Brazil and India


“Cholchu” (The Steppe Man), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, has been awarded in five categories at international film festival held in Brazil. In a voting held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the movie won “Best Feature Film”, “Best Director”, “Best Cinematography”, “Best Artist’s Work” and “Best Costume …

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