Press Releases

03/12/2015

Press Release: Held amidst the impressive historic surroundings of St. James’s Church, Piccadilly – designed by Sir Christopher Wren, also the architect for St. Paul’s Cathedral – a concert on 10 November was held to celebrate the life of Fiona Maclachlan, a great friend of Azerbaijan. The evening featured leading conductor and cellist Dmitry Yablonsky, alongside composer, educator and pianist Farhad Badalbeyli, Rector of Baku Music Academy – co-directors of the annual Gabala International Music Festival in Azerbaijan.

20/11/2015

Press Release: On 14 October, more than 100 businesspeople and diplomats from across Europe flocked to the prestigious Diamant Conference and Business Centre, near the diplomatic area of Brussels, for the second Brussels Business Forum to highlight the investment opportunities available in Azerbaijan. Bylined as Azerbaijan Through the Eyes of International Investors, the event was organised by the Benelux office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).

19/11/2015

Press Release: In the context of the refugee crisis and changing relationships between the West with Russia and Iran – both of which are neighbours of Azerbaijan – this is a pivotal time for the South Caucasus powerhouse to demonstrate its importance to the region. On 21 October these were highlighted during a panel discussion in Paris at L’Hôtel de l’Industrie, headquarters of the Société d’Encouragement pour l’Industrie Nationale (SEIN), located near the Sorbonne University and the centrepiece of French industry since 1852.

18/11/2015

Press Release: The success of the Azerbaijani Service and Assessment Network (ASAN) – which has successfully transformed the public service delivery in the country – was showcased at the Civil Service Live 2015 exhibition and conference on 5 October, hosted in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, a stone’s throw from the Houses of Parliament.

17/11/2015

Press Release: The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has supported the Parliamentary Rugby World Cup from 13–18 September – in which more than 300 rugby-loving politicians from ten parliaments around the globe compete – in anticipation of the Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted in the UK.

Launched 20 years ago, and now in its sixth edition, the Parliamentary Rugby World Cup has forged myriad international relationships between politicians and decision-makers through a shared passion for the game.

20/10/2015

Press Release: On 14 October, more than 100 businesspeople and diplomats from across Europe flocked to the prestigious Diamant Conference and Business Centre, near the diplomatic area of Brussels, for the second Brussels Business Forum to highlight the investment opportunities available in Azerbaijan. Bylined as Azerbaijan Through the Eyes of International Investors, the event was organised by the Benelux office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).

18/09/2015

Press Release: The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has supported the Parliamentary Rugby World Cup from 13–18 September – in which more than 300 rugby-loving politicians from ten parliaments around the globe compete – in anticipation of the Rugby World Cup, which is being hosted in the UK.

Launched 20 years ago, and now in its sixth edition, the Parliamentary Rugby World Cup has forged myriad international relationships between politicians and decision-makers through a shared passion for the game.

18/09/2015

Press Release: Emil Afrasiyab, one of Azerbaijan’s leading jazz musicians, headlined the opening of the 20th edition of the prestigious Festival de Jazz de Colmar on 7 September. His appearance was complemented by Azerbaijan Through the Lens – an exhibition of 30 stunning images of Azerbaijan – submitted by amateur and professional photographers from across the world for a competition run by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS). These are now on display at the Pôle Média Edmond Gerrer, which receives more than 700 visitors each week.

18/09/2015

Press Release: Ronnie Scott’s jazz club ranks amongst the most pre-eminent in Europe. Founded by the eponymous late British bebop saxophonist in 1959, it has played host to some of the world’s leading jazz musicians and singers over nearly six decades. On 10 August, a capacity audience of London’s jazz cognoscenti had chance to experience the music of a great Azerbaijani pianist born exactly 30 years after the club was founded – Isfar Sarabski, in a concert sponsored by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS).

17/09/2015

Press Release: On 19 May, a charter of friendship and co-operation was signed between the town of Colmar and the Azerbaijani town of Sheki. This charter serves to officialise the amicable relationship between the towns that dates back to 2013.

Although culture is not the sole element in defining a country, it is a key force in developing understanding and dialogue between nations. Consequently, TEAS France, in co-operation with the Mayor’s Office in Colmar, are organising a series of cultural events in Colmar from 7–12 September 2015.

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