Culture

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On January 27, the opening of the 33rd Snow Polo World Cup took place in the city of Saint Moritz. Baku hosted the first European Championship for Arena Polo in 2015 and the World Cup for Arena Polo in 2013, 2014 and 2016. The national team of Azerbaijan was awarded a gold medal at the European Championship. Within the Snow Polo World Cup arranged from January 27 to January 29...

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On December 27, inauguration of an exhibition called “Doll in art” took place at the Heydar Aliyev Centre. Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva attended the inauguration. Speaking at the exhibition’s inauguration ceremony, Director of the Heydar Aliyev Centre Anar Alakbarov said the year 2016, which is coming to an end, will be remembered...

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On December 5, presentation of the documentary “Under The Single Sun”, shot by the Baku Media Centre with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place. Head of the project, film’s chief producer Arzu Aliyeva participated in the presentation. Before the presentation started, participants made themselves familiarized with a photo-stand reflecting...

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On December 3, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva attended the ceremony of laying the foundation of Aghdam Mugham Centre. Aghdam Mugham Centre will be constructed at the initiative and with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. For the construction of the Centre, 7800 square metres of land plot has been...

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An exhibition entitled “Stars of Absheron. Azerbaijani Artists of 1960-1980s” opened in Moscow, November 14, at the Russian State Tretyakov Gallery. Azerbaijan’s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended the exhibition’s inauguration. Being held with the joint support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation...