Thunder Stone Kebab
In the picturesque town of Qabala there is a riverside restaurant with an unusual name – Dasharasi Kebab, which translates literally as
Maestro Rauf Abdullayev
The straight back and distinguished greying locks, with just a hint of a quiff, are a reassuring sight to music-lovers in Azerbaijan – when
Storm Petrel of Freedom – Fakhraddin Manafov’s Main Role
Fakhraddin Manafov is one of Azerbaijan’s most recognisable actors, the star of dozens of films and stage plays.
Dovgha – Yoghurt and Herb Soup
Summer in Azerbaijan is usually hot, very hot. If you are in the capital, Baku, then the southern Caspian breeze Gilavar should bring some relief. If
Baku International Tourism Film Festival
The first Baku International Tourism Film Festival (BITFF) opened its doors to film directors from all over the world from 20 to 24 November 2013.
Roll Up! Roll Up to the Circus in Azerbaijan
Performing hippos, dancing camels, precarious feats on the high wire are just some of the Azerbaijani circus acts that can be seen around the world
Dmitry Yablonsky: Persuasive Champion of Azerbaijani Culture
Look through back issues of Visions and the name Dmitry Yablonsky crops up more than once. So what is a Moscow-born, Juilliard-educated, world-renowne
Khingal – Just Right for a Cold Winter’s Day
As the mercury falls in the thermometer and nature retreats into quiet hibernation, the kitchen is a hive of activity.
Conference – Religions in the Caucasus
Its intriguingly relaxed mix of ethnicities and faiths has drawn many academics and clerics to Azerbaijan in recent years, the search for harmony
TAKING LADY LADLE FOR A WALK - And Other Seasonal Rituals in Azerbaijan
The Novruz holiday, which celebrates the start of spring, may be the best known of Azerbaijan’s traditional festivals, but it is far from the