Press Releases

17/02/2017

Press Release: Musicologist Dr Sanubar Baghirova of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) is one of the leading experts on mugham, the passionate semi-improvised ancient national music of Azerbaijan that developed in the Armenian-occupied Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

06/01/2017

Press Release: The tragedy of the estimated one million plus Azerbaijani internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees who are the ongoing victims of the Armenian–Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh has been highlighted in the Christmas recess debate in the Westminster Parliament.

06/01/2017

Press Release: Following the appointment of Bruno Le Roux – former member of the Parliament and current member of the France–Karabakh Friendship Circle – as French Interior Minister, numerous French media outlets revealed the fact that he is officially persona non grata in Azerbaijan. This is due to the fact that he illegally visited the Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh in 2015 with members of the Circle, without having first sought permission from the Azerbaijani authorities, amounting to an endorsement of the Armenian military occupation.

09/12/2016

Press Release: The highlight of the 90th birthday celebrations for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in May was a magnificent celebration at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Home Park Private, Windsor Castle, involving over 900 horses and 1500 participants from across the world. The spectacular weeklong event was watched on television by over seven million around the world.

30/11/2016

Press Release: Monaco, 23–25 November 2016: The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) highlighted the plight of Azerbaijani refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and the country’s experience in dealing with those communities, during the ninth edition of the international Peace and Sport Forum held from 23–25 November under the High Patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco.

30/11/2016

Press Release: After touring the world for the past three years, the outstanding exhibition Five Roads Back Home – showcasing the work of renowned German photographer Philipp Rathmer – finally came to London on 24 November. Hosted at the iconic mid-Victorian Old Truman Brewery, which has been a leading art space in Brick Lane, London, for over two decades, the images feature a cross-section of some of the estimated one million Azerbaijani internally displaced persons (IDPs).

30/11/2016

Mulhouse 24 November 2016: For the second consecutive year, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has organised an Azerbaijani chalet at the legendary Christmas market in Mulhouse, in the Alsace region of France, following a successful first edition in 2015.

30/11/2016

Press Release: Internationally-acclaimed Azerbaijani pianist Elchin Shirinov brought his unique approach to jazz to the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, London as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival on 18 November, in a concert supported by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). Established in 1969, this is one of the leading jazz venues in the metropolis, having hosted a range of international stars from across the decades and genres, including Bud Freeman, Benny Carter, Lew Tabackin, John Dankworth, Diana Krall and Jamie Callum.

30/11/2016

Press Release: On 21 November, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), in collaboration with the Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan to UNESCO, presented the book La vie rêvée d’Yvonne Botto (The Dream Life of Yvonne Botto), published by TEAS Press, at the headquarters of UNESCO, in the heart of Paris. Around 100 guests, including diplomats, journalists, academics, students and lovers of Azerbaijan, attended the event.

29/11/2016

Press Release, Nice, 18 November 2016: Following an invitation by the Nice branch of the renowned ISEFAC business school, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference concerning best practice emanating from experience gained during organisation of the European Grand Prix. This was hosted in Baku for the first time, earlier on 19 June to wide international acclaim. The keynote speaker was Arif Rahimov, Executive Director, Baku City Circuit.

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