Azerbaijan comments on Armenian media reports on Lavash
Armenian officials have made provocative statements after the Lavash flatbread-making tradition was included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka”.
19:00 07 December
Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs mull Karabakh conflict settlement
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said he discussed with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Baku the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and regional issues.
12:53 03 December
Lavash enters UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Lavash, a traditional thin flatbread, has been officially added to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage under the title of “Flatbread making and sharing culture: Lavash, Katyrma, Jupka, Yufka,” Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism told APA.
12:07 01 December
Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef
Baku-APA. Warm seas around Australia's Great Barrier Reef have killed two-thirds of a 700-km (435 miles) stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever recorded on the World Heritage site, scientists who surveyed the reef said on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
07:08 29 November
Azerbaijan eyes legal actions against foreign researchers working in occupied lands
Baku. Malahat Najafova – APA. Azerbaijan is considering taking legal actions in accordance with the country’s legislation with regard to a group of foreign researchers illegally conducting archaeological excavations in the Azykh Cave in the Armenia-occupied territories of Azerbaijan, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesperson for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, told APA on Monday.
15:08 28 November
Azerbaijani chalet opens for second consecutive year at Mulhouse’s legendary Christmas market
Baku – APA. For the second consecutive year, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organised an Azerbaijani chalet at the legendary Christmas market in Mulhouse, in the Alsace region of France, following a successful first edition in 2015.
16:06 26 November
Azerbaijani spirit headlines at EFG London Jazz Festival
Baku – APA. Internationally-acclaimed Azerbaijani pianist Elchin Shirinov brought his unique approach to jazz to the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival on 18 November, in a concert supported by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).
12:45 25 November
Yvonne Botto biography presented at UNESCO headquarters under banner of multiculturalism
Baku – APA. On 21 November, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) in collaboration with Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO presented the book “La vie rêvée d’Yvonne Botto” (The Dreamlife of Yvonne Botto) released by TEAS Press publishing house, at the headquarters of UNESCO, in heart of Paris.
14:45 23 November
5th News Agencies World Congress underway in Baku
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. A panel session titled “Training journalists for a multi-media future” was held within the framework of the 5th News Agencies World Congress in Baku Nov.17.
12:57 17 November
UNESCO chief thanks Azerbaijani president for his media initiatives
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloglu – APA. In a video message to the 5th News Agencies World Congress and the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) in Baku Nov. 16, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova expressed gratitude to Azerbaijan’s president for his initiatives in the sphere of media.
11:22 16 November
Baku hosts 5th News Agencies World Congress and 16th General Assembly of OANA
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Azerbaijan hosts the 5th News Agencies World Congress, the 16th General Assembly of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) and the 22nd session of the Council of CIS Heads of News Agencies November 16.
10:06 16 November
Every day Azerbaijani people feel consequences of Armenian occupation, says minister
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. Every day the people of Azerbaijan feel the consequences of the Armenian occupation, said Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.
11:27 10 November
Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions
Baku-APA. Israel on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to UNESCO for consultations after the U.N. culture body adopted a second resolution in two weeks that Israeli leaders said ignored Judaism's connection with one of Jerusalem's holiest sites, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:02 27 October
Screening of documentary "Young voices, Ancient Song" held in Baku
Baku. Javid Zeynalli – APA. "Young voices, Ancient Song” documentary, directed by Chairman of the Mugham Society of America Jeffrey Werbock, has been presented at Nizami Cinema Center. The event was attended by a number of state and government officials, MPs and public figures, APA reports. .
00:00 22 October
Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft
Baku – APA. Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO Friday after the UN cultural organisation adopted two resolutions on the occupied Palestinian territories including annexed east Jerusalem ahead of a final vote next week, AFP reports.
16:48 14 October
Today is World Teachers' Day
Baku. Konul Kamilgizi – APA. Today, October 5, is annually celebrated as the World Teachers’ Day.
00:01 05 October
Baku hosts opening of first exhibition as part of 'History of monotheistic religions' project
Baku - APA. The first exhibition opened in Baku Sept. 30 as part of the project titled “History of monotheistic religions”.
16:29 30 September
Baku Forum discusses forming alternative models of journalism in information society
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. The panel session on the transformation of alternative models of journalism in the information society was organized by the Azerbaijan State News Agency – (AZERTAC) within the round table titled “Transforming of Journalism for the Information Age and its Role in Ensuring Inter-Civilizational Dialogue” during the fifth Baku International Humanitarian Forum in Baku Sept. 30.
12:12 30 September
UN General Assembly to hold interview with new UN chief candidate from Bulgaria
04:17 30 September
“Azerbaijani example shows religious coexistence is possible”
Baku. Ramiz Mikayiloghlu – APA. Azerbaijani example showed that the coexistence of people of different religious is possible, said Hassan Chalghoumi, Chairman of the Conference of French Imams.
15:38 29 September