Press releases

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A Baku Marathon 2016 will take place, May 1, following the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s initiative. The primary objective of the event is to provide support to the development of sport in Azerbaijan, popularize a healthy lifestyle among people, especially the youth, and bring them together for benevolent purposes. To start on the State Flag Square, the semi-marathon will be...

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On January 22, the Lifelong Mission documentary filmed by the Baku Media Center with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s support is to be presented at Nizami Cinema Center, along with the Last Refuge in A Foreign Land photo-book. Arzu Aliyeva is the head of the project and the chief producer, whereas Ramiz Abutalibov, a recognized diplomat, is the head consultant...
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A premiere of the movie “Ali and Nino” will take place in January 2016. Shot based on Gurban Said’s world bestselling novel of the same name, the film will be demonstrated at the influential “Sundance” International Movie Festival of the USA, to be held from 21 to 31 January. The executive producer of the movie “Ali and Nino” is Leyla Aliyeva, while Kris Thykieris the producer...

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Presentation of the movie-project “Baku, I love you”, realized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation’s support, will take place on 23, 24 and 25 October. Producers of the project are Yegor Mikhalkov-Konchalovski and Nadir Machanov. The movie has been produced by “Mosfilm” movie concern. To be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center, the presentation ceremony’s first day...

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“Azerbaijani Village” will be arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on the Palais Royal Square in Paris,  August 29. Called “Azerbaijan in the heart of Paris”, the village will function until September 9. To be organized for the second time, the “Azerbaijani Village” will present the country’s history, culture, folk art, traditions, and national cuisine...