A Short Guide to Azerbaijani Weddings (10 Things I Wish I Had Been Told)
In eight years of living in Azerbaijan, I have been to my fair share of weddings. These are a beautiful opportunity to learn about customs
Socks and Soumaks: Lezgin Knitting Traditions
In late October 2017, Visions made a trip to Qusar, an area of northern Azerbaijan with a large Lezgin population
East to West: Layla and Majnun Under NYC Lights
There are few stories in world literature as enduring as Layla and Majnun. Versions of the Arabic legend, which is known as the Romeo and Juliet of th
DokuBaku Film Festival: How to Test Reality
On 12-20 October 2017, the DokuBaku International Film Festival made history as the first documentary film festival in Azerbaijan.
My Doll, My Present, My Future
A recent exhibition at the Nur Art House gallery revealed the exquisite world of Azerbaijani dolls.
NOVRUZ UNDER THE SOVIET UNION
Modern people celebrating Novruz – by jumping over fires, cracking eggs, trying to gain the favour of the characters Kosa (beardless), the
IDEAS FOR MAKING BAKU ECOLOGICALLY SUSTAINABLE
After a brief hiatus Visions continues its series of interviews with talented young Azerbaijanis living around the world.
Making Yesterday’s Dream Today’s Reality
Visions’ Ayan Sadigova writes about her childhood dream to become a dancer and introduces readers to Azerbaijani national dances.
AZER PASHA NEMATOV
Chairman of the Theatre Worker’s Union of Azerbaijan, People’s Artist and professor at the University of Culture and Arts, Azer Pasha
The Novruz Tuesdays
Novruz is an ancient and much-loved holiday in Azerbaijan which ushers in the new astronomical year, the beginning of spring and the renewal of nature