Tags » Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, The Jewel of Expo 2015

The Jewel of Expo 2015 is the Azerbaijan’s pavillon. Three floors and 1800 square meters of extension to narrate a country, which for ages had been considered as a geographic and symbolic crossroad between Orient and West. 337 more words


Russian, Azerbaijani Navy to Hold First Ever Joint Drills in Caspian Sea

According to Russia’s Southern Military District, about 10 Russian and Azerbaijani ships will take part in a joint naval exercise in the Caspian Sea.

   About 10 Russian and Azerbaijani ships will take part in a joint naval exercise in the Caspian Sea, Russia’s Southern Military District said in a statement Friday. 19 more words

Double Presentation in Marburg

As mentioned before on this site the Department Cultural and Social Anthropology of the Philipps-Universität in Marburg (Germany) will host two presentations on the Caucasus inside of the lecture series… 77 more words


Eurovision 2015 Prediction: Who will win?

Tonight is the big night. Europe will choose its next Eurovision Song Contest winner. Over the past week, 20 finalists have been selected in the semi finals, and seven songs (the big 5, last year’s winner and guest of honor Australia) already had a spot on the saturday night to begin with. 1,207 more words

Eurovision Song Contest

Azerbaijan among lucky Eurovision's semi-final winners

The long-awaited second Semi-Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Austria’s capital, Vienna on May 21.

The event saw some 10 countries qualify for the Grand Final – to be held on May 23. 426 more words


Updated list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan

A new list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan has just been published. The list now comprises of 80 names, as compared to the 98 which were included in the list published in August last year. 391 more words


Travels in Azerbaijan: Lankaran and Lerik

The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Isn’t that just too true?! When I first moved to Baku in September 2013, I was excited at the prospect of getting to know this country but somehow, I never really got around to looking further beyond my nose than Baku, the petroglyphs and mud volcanoes in nearby Gobustan and the fire mountain in Yanadag. 2,244 more words