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
Eagles over Aberdeen Young Dancers Take the City by Storm
Geographically, European cities don’t get much further apart than Aberdeen and Baku, but this summer they had more than the oil industry in
Azerbaijani Drama on London Stage
A young woman, barely out of school, is practically thrown out of her home by her bullying stepfather and falls in love with a much older man.