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
Dreams are Coming True in Azerbaijan
The ancient land of Azerbaijan is steeped in history and folklore and discovering the country’s superstitions can be a lot of fun.
Azerbaijan’s Sweetest Festival
If the popular Swedish literary character Karlsson, who lives on a roof, had known that there was such a variety of jam in Azerbaijan
Will you be feeling hungry after a day at the Baku 2015 European Games? The capital boasts a varied selection of eateries and international menus
Gets to Grips with Mugham
Musician Jeffrey Werbock is an accomplished player of traditional Azerbaijani instruments, the tar, kamancha and oud. Based in the USA, he is
WHY I PLAY MUGHAM
When Canadian Colleen MacDonell took up the kamancha she bridged the gap between Western music and Azerbaijani mugham.
Pomegranates & Saffron - Spreading the Culinary Word
When publishers turned Feride Buyuran away saying her idea was just too niche, she decided to launch an Azerbaijani cookbook herself.
What Novruz Means to me
Novruz marks the awakening of spring and is celebrated from 20-21 March. It is one of the most important holidays in the Azerbaijani calendar.
Energised by Baku – French Composer Pierre Thilloy
I meet French composer Pierre Thilloy on the roof terrace of a small hotel in Baku’s old walled city (Icheri Sheher). The Maiden Tower and