Category Archives: Culture

American Rock and Roll in Baku

To wrap up a month-long celebration of American Days in Baku, Park Bulvar shopping mall will play host to an American-style rock concert featuring three bands this Sunday, May 1, begining at 12 noon.

Two bands featuring young American musicians from The International School of Azerbaijan (TISA) – ❤ (Less Than Three) and Entropy – will open the concert.  The Loaded Ladas, a band featuring Baku-resident international musicians, will perform American rock classics, as well. Continue reading

Reportage-Novruz holiday in Baku

by Khanim Javadova and Sabina Vagif

Elizabeth Taylor laid to rest at private service

Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor was given a small private funeral service attended by family and close friends in the Los Angeles area on Thursday, a day after she died of congestive heart failure. (

The Oscar-winning actress, 79, was laid to rest at the Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale, outside Los Angeles — the same place where her close friend, singer Michael Jackson, was buried in 2009.

Taylor’s service was scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., but started 15 minutes later than planned at the actress’ request. Continue reading

Elizabeth Taylor died at 79

Elizabeth Taylor, the legendary actress famed for her beauty, her jet-set lifestyle, her charitable endeavors and her many marriages, has died, her publicist told CNN Wednesday. She was 79.

Taylor died “peacefully today in Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles,” said a statement from her publicist. She was hospitalized six weeks ago with congestive heart failure, “a condition with which she had struggled for many years. Though she had recently suffered a number of complications, her condition had stabilized and it was hoped that she would be able to return home. Sadly, this was not to be.” Continue reading

II International Mugham Festival in Baku

BAKU- Today the Second International Festival “Muğam aləmi” (“The World of Mugham”) in Baku is having its fourth day. Today’s program has started from 10.00 am at the Union of Azerbaijani Composers and will finish by the concert of well-known jazz-man, Isfar Sarabski, Baku Jazz Center at 22.00 pm.

Find the rest days’ program below:

March, 18.

Camera and Organ Music hall (28 May st. 17) Continue reading