Culture

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Azerbaijan has been participating in the 57th Venice Biennale – the International Art Exhibition – with support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. At the national pavilion entitled “Under The Single Sun”. The Culture of Coexistence”, Azerbaijan’s multicultural traditions, ethnic and cultural diversity and tolerance are shown. The concept of the exhibition being displayed at Lezze Palace...

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A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation was signed, May 2, between the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan –  Leader of the Nation. The Memorandum was signed by Executive Director of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Anar Alakbarov and Executive Director of the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan –  Leader of the Nation - Kanat Jumabayev...

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Closing ceremony of the 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival took place, April 27, at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The Academic Symphonic Orchestra of the Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic named after Shostakovich - Russia’s Honoured Group, performed at the closing concert. Orchestra’s artistic director and chief conductor is People’s Artist of USSR Yuri Temirkanov...

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Opening of the 9th International Rostropovich Festival took place at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic named after Muslim Magomayev, April 23. The Festival is held with the joint support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The Festival has been organized on the basis of the Azerbaijani President’s Resolution “On Celebrating...

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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...