Press Releases

28/06/2017

Press Release: Azerbaijani Republic Day ranks amongst the most important holidays in the Azerbaijani national calendar, for that day commemorates the achievements of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR). Lasting 23 months from 1918–20, the ADR was the first democracy, based on a European model, to be established in the Muslim East.

28/06/2017

Press Release: On 29 May, at part of the commemorations for the end of World War II, a landmark documentary about a lesser-known battle of the war was screened in the apposite location of the Musée de l’Armée in the Hôtel National des Invalides, built in baroque style from 1671–78, and home to Napoleon’s tomb. The event was staged with the support of the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), the Azerbaijani Embassy to France and Evropa Film Akt (EFA).

28/06/2017

Press Release: Azerbaijan has a rich literary heritage, and none more so in the realms of poetry and poesy. This was made evident during an historic Azerbaijani–UK Poetry Night on 23 February, organised by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). This event was hosted in the state-of-the-art Level 6 space of Foyle’s flagship store, London’s most renowned bookshop, opened in 1903 and attended by over 100 literary devotees and friends of Azerbaijan.

01/06/2017

Press Release: Now aged 86, Ahmad Jamal is one of the living legends of postbop jazz. Influenced by the great Erroll Garner, he is one of the most successful small group leaders of all time, having developed a richly figurative style that owes as much to Bach as to Art Tatum. He achieved particular popularity in the jazz hub that is Paris, and has performed at all the major Parisian concert halls, including L’Olympia and the Salle Pleyel.

01/06/2017

Press Release: Luxembourg – which suffered under occupation during both world wars – played host to a screening of the new sweeping, emotional film epic Ali and Nino on 17 May. The screening was organised at Kinepolis Kirchberg, one of the leading cinemas in the country.

15/05/2017

Press Release: H.M. Queen Elizabeth IIranks amongst the world’s most famous living equestrians. She was given her first horse at the tender age of four years, and was riding by the time she turned six. Her Majesty thus has an unparalleled 87 years of riding experience, and her enthusiasm for and appreciation of equestrianism continues to this day. Her passion for horses extends to breeding, and she is the patron of the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association.

08/05/2017

Press Release: For the sixth consecutive year, the Paris office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) foundation has collaborated with Europa Film Akt (EFA), organiser of the twelfth L’Europe autour de l’Europe (Europe around Europe) film festival bylined with the timely expression “Migrations exist. Death does not exist.” This phrase was penned in 1929 by the great Serbian expressionist author and diplomat Miloš Crnjanksi.

08/05/2017

Paris, 29 March 2017: Responding to an invitation from the Paris branch of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), Senator André Reichardt has shared his views concerning the foreign policy priorities for the next French President. This statement has been published in La Revue du Trombinoscope – a French political magazine with a circulation of 15,000 – that dedicated its March issue to the recommendations to candidates to the French presidency regarding the future of French foreign policy.

05/04/2017

Paris, 29 March 2017: Responding to an invitation from the Paris branch of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), Senator André Reichardt has shared his views concerning the foreign policy priorities for the next French President. This statement has been published in La Revue du Trombinoscope – a French political magazine with a circulation of 15,000 – that dedicated its March issue to the recommendations to candidates to the French presidency regarding the future of French foreign policy.

29/03/2017

Press Release: Numerous viewers were left tearful when the sweeping, emotional film Ali and Nino received its European premiere on 8 March with a screening at the European Parliament in Brussels, hosted by Norica Nicolai MEP, who attended with three other MEPs – Heidi Hautala, Ramona Nicole Manescu and Tomas Zdechovsky.

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