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  1. Gobustan State Reserve to host plein air paintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Today.Az

    The Gobustan State History and Arts Reserve, an open air museum and one of the oldest historic sites in Absheron, will host a plein air event titled "Under the open sky. Gobustan/Plein air -10" on December 13. Organized by the Arts Council Azerbaijan, the event will be supported by the Azerbaijan Culture and Tourism Ministry and the Youth Network of Azerbaijan.


  2. Azerbaijan become member of UNESCO World Heritage CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Today.Az

    The 20th General Assembly of States Parties to the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage was held at UNESCO headquarters within the 38th General Conference of the Organization between November 18 and 20. As part of the meeting on November 18, the elections to the World Heritage Committee was held, where Azerbaijan was elected a member of the committee. The success at the elections, will increase the role of Azerbaijan in protecting the world heritage and will give the chance to promote its own heritage.


  3. All responsible for linguistic purityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Today.Az

    The Azerbaijani language, which is the state language of the Republic of Azerbaijan, differs for its richness that simply doesn't exist in many other languages. Azerbaijanis are inordinately proud of their tongue's complexity.


  4. President Aliyev calls for intercultural dialog to ensure peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Today.Az

    Intercultural dialogue today is needed as never before, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev said addressing the Leaders' Forum of the 38th Session of UNESCO General Conference in Paris. The session of the General Conference marks the 70th anniversary of UNESCO.


  5. SOCAR's training center certifies staff trained for BPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Trend

    The Gobustan regional training center of SOCAR has delivered the certificates to the staff trained for BP. The staff was trained as part of an agreement on SOCAR-BP staff training cooperation in the Gobustan Regional Training Center and a memorandum of understanding.


  6. Getting more oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan, located within the South Caspian Sea basin, enjoys the potential of extending its "oil-country" reputation for decades, largely by developing a new approach to boosting production. The country, being one of the oldest oil-producing nations in the world, has proven crude oil reserves at 7 billion barrels and natural gas reserves at roughly 35 trillion cubic feet as of January 2014.


  7. Young Azerbaijani artist mesmerizes LouvreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Today.Az

    The talented and young Azerbaijani artist, Maryam Alakbarli presented her new solo exhibition at the Parisian Carrousel du Louvre as part of the "Art Shopping" Festival. Myriam Annonay Castanet, the gallery director, addressed the ceremony, congratulating Maryam with the opening of the exhibition, expressing confidence that her art works will arouse the interest of the audience.


  8. Pushing challenge of desertificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan, a country with favorable natural environment that is home to nine climatic zones out of 11 possible, still faces its own ecological challenges. One of them, on par with water shortage, is the advancing desert, a pressing environmental issue that could lead to food shortage.


  9. Azerbaijan seeks to boost snake venom production for exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Today.Az

    Irrespective how paradoxical it might sound, snake venom, which is of mortal danger to humans, is a "close friend" to pharmacologists. Snake venom heals and brings health benefits in low doses and has been known to do so by scientists since ancient times.


  10. Rhythmic festival comes to end in ShekiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Today.Az

    The musical "Nagara 2015" International Percussion Instruments Festival solemnly came to end in the country's ancient city of Sheki on August 26. Supported by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, Sheki City Executive Power, and the "Almus Production" company, the rhythmical event gathered musicians from Turkey, Uzbekistan, and Iran to the Sheki Summer Theatre. Sheki Executive Authority head Elkhan Usubov said that the event, being held in the country for the third time, is an important occasion in the cultural history of Sheki.


  11. Sheki opens Percussion Instruments FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Today.Az

    The Nagara 2015 International Percussion Instruments Festival kicked off in the country's ancient city of Sheki on August 22. The music festival, supported by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, Sheki City Executive Power, and "Almus Production" company, is bringing together musicians from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, and Uzbekistan. Azerbaijan is being represented by the popular "Natiq ritm" group.


  12. Sheki to hear sounds of percussion instrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan's the most picturesque region, Sheki, will host the "Nagara 2015" International Percussion Instruments Festival on August 22-26. The festival will be co-organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry, the Sheki City Executive Power, and "Almus Production" company.


  13. Azerbaijan can resume saffron cultivation, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Today.Az

    The Chairman for Research on Sustainable Development Center told local media that the best and most favorable territories for the cultivation of saffron in Azerbaijan are Bilgah, Gobustan, and southern regions of the country, that is, in sandy areas. "There was a farm in Azerbaijan engaged in the cultivation of saffron, but with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the facility was privatized and then completely fell into disrepair.


  14. Azerbaijan to host Archaeology FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Today.Az

    An Archaeology Festival dedicated to the International Archaeology Day will be held in Azerbaijan's medieval city of Agsu on July 24-25. The city's archaeological and tourist complex will host the event.


  15. Azerbaijan braces for hot, dry summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan is a sun-soaked country with complicated landscapes located at the convergence of several geographic zones and enjoys climatic diversity with its nine distinct climatic zones. The country, however, is suffering a shortage of water reserves.


  16. European Games attract more tourists - ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Trend

    Many tourists visit Azerbaijan in connection with the first European Games, head of the department of information and public relations of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Vugar Shikhmammadov told Trend June 22. Tourists mostly prefer to see the sights of Baku, but outside the capital, they get familiar with Gobustan, the temple of fire-worshipers in Ateshgah and the area surrounding Yanardag mountain, he said. "In the last days of the first European Games, tourists may take trips to the districts of the country," said Shikhammadov.


  17. Azerbaijani wrestlers: the best of the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Today.Az

    The country was represented by 24 wrestlers at the Games. 12 of them went on to claim the medals, once again affirming Azerbaijan's domination in the sport of wrestling.


  18. Italians amazed by opening ceremony of European Games in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, June 16 By Jamila Aliyeva Trend: Italy's ambassador to Azerbaijan, Giampaolo Cutillo wasn't the only one enjoying the opening ceremony of the Baku 2015 European Games, as his family enjoyed it as well. In particular, the ambassador's spouse, Elisabetta Cutillo, said that the opening ceremony of the First European Games in Baku was an elegant show and an incredible experience for many.


  19. Sport is beyond politics - French AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Trend

    It is a mistake to politicize sports, because it unites people and is beyond any politics, French Ambassador to Azerbaijan Pascal Meunier told Trend June 15. He went on to add that it was a very beautiful event, the information about culture was well organized, red balls evoking pomegranates, as well as the interesting effect of Gobustan rocks appearing as if from under the earth on the stage of the Baku Crystal Hall were beautiful, elegant and very tasteful. He said that the president of the National Olympic Committee of France visited the Athletes' Village and was impressed by the quality of facilities for the athletes, as well as the restaurant, both of very high standard.


  20. Opening ceremony of European Games surpassed all expectations - Azerbaijan Democratic PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Trend

    The opening ceremony of the First European Games in Baku surpassed all expectations, chairman of Azerbaijan Democratic Party, Sardar Jalaloglu told Trend June 13. During the opening ceremony, Azerbaijan's culture and history were presented, rather than sports, Jalaloglu said adding that they were presented in a unique form. Azerbaijan's culture, especially, miniatures, Gobustan were demonstrated perfectly during the ceremony, he said.