Press Releases


Press Release: The Azerbaijani concept of intercultural, inter-religious dialogue has been upheld as a model for other countries during a conference held in the Palais de Nations at the UN Office in Geneva as part of a series of events organised under the framework of the Geneva Peace Week. The event on 7 November was organised by the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society Foundation (TEAS), the State Committee for Work with Religious Organisations of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and the Azerbaijani Permanent Mi


Press Release: Now in its third edition, the Sunnyside Jazz Festival in Reims – produced by Jazzus Productions – is rapidly evolving into one of the foremost French showcases for the world’s great jazz musicians. Established with the “desire to open the public to various original forms of music” and to prove that “jazz is a living music”, the festival constantly pushes the boundaries between different genres of jazz and what is considered by many to fall under the criteria of ‘jazz’.


Press Release: On 31 October, the definitive English-language biography of Azerbaijani National Leader Heydar Aliyev received its international launch at the UK Parliament, during a standing-room only event hosted by Bob Blackman MP, who is also Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Azerbaijan. The event was organised by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). TEAS Press has published the new biography, and attendees included Lord Kilclooney, Lord Addington, Mark Pawsey MP and Martin Vickers MP.


Press Release: On 17 October – less than one month before the Remembrance Day commemorations across the UK – a landmark documentary about a lesser-known battle of the war was shown to a packed audience of over 100 Azerbaijanis, military historians and multinational friends of Azerbaijan in Committee Room 12 of the House of Lords in the UK Parliament. The screening was organised by Mark Menzies MP, Vice-Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Azerbaijan, for which The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) provides the secretariat.


Press Release: As many are aware, Qarabag FK is the ‘team that always plays away from home’. Located in Aghdam, the home ground came under fire from Armenian invading forces in 1993 as they occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and the seven surrounding regions.


Press Release: Berlin-based Leonie Mergen is one of the foremost rising German designers. Having studied at the International University of Art in Berlin and interned at such high-end houses as a Patrick Hellmann in Berlin, her fashion features a rich and inspired mélange of the traditional and the avant-garde, all executed with European finesse.


Press Release: Rising above the hubbub of the London streets, the timbre of the violin soared like the sound of a human voice at the touch of the deft fingers of a mysterious musician. The dark gloomy skies and spatters of rain were a fitting backdrop to this sombre event.


Press Release: TheFestival Musique de Chambre à Giverny, which takes place each year in the Normandy region of France, paid tribute to Azerbaijani classical music as a part of the main theme of its 13th edition, which was La Route de la Soie (The Silk Road). The festival, which took place from 17­−27 August, comprised 11 concerts and a conference. The French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) supported the event.


Press Release: On the evening of 4 July, as much of the world was celebrating American Independence Day, Armenian armed forces illegally located in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan deliberately targeted Azerbaijani civilians in the Fizuli region with heavy mortars and grenade launchers.

Sahiba Guliyeva (50) and her two-year-old granddaughter Zahra Guliyeva were killed, and other civilians were severely wounded. Azerbaijani armed forces evacuated the casualties, but could not save the two Guliyevas.


Press Release – Paris, 21 June 2017: As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate. The event was organised in conjunction with the Robert Schumann Ins