Culture & Life

Behind Closed Doors: “Voices of Silence” Exhibition Sheds Light on Domestic Violence

By Nargiz Abbasova The topic of domestic violence has garnered increased attention in recent years, and various events aim to shed light on this pressing issue. One such event is the powerful exhibition “Voices of Silence” by multidisciplinary artist Aydan

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Climate Change and Its Impact on Population Dynamics Discussed as Part of the “29 Climate Conversations: The Road to COP29” Series

The “29 Climate Conversations: The Road to COP29” series, initiated by the United Nations in Azerbaijan, hosted its tenth event focusing on “Climate change and its impact on population dynamics”. The event, organized jointly with the UNFPA country office in

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International Event Devoted to The Jazz Orchestra Tradition in Azerbaijan

International Jazz Day is a global forum celebrated annually worldwide on April 30. This year one of the International Jazz Day celebration events took place in Baku at the ADA University on April 29. The event consisted of the open

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Azerbaijan and Connections to Scandinavia: Thor Heyerdahl’s Theory and the Vikings

By Dr. Carsten Sander Christensen In 1999, a book appeared on the book market: “Ingen grenser” (No Borders). The author was the world famous Norwegian explorer and archeologist Thor Heyerdahl. Thor Heyerdahl died in 2002 a last visited Azerbaijan two

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Khurshidbanu Natavan: Monument of Women’s Freedom Vandalized in France

By Ms. Shervin Najafpour, Chairwoman of the cultural bridge building organization CAN. In line with the friendship and cooperation agreement signed in 2015 between the city of Ismailli in Azerbaijan and Évian-les-Bains in France led to the creation of a

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On the Master´s 100th Anniversary: Tofig Ahmadov (1924-1981)

The famous jazz musician, saxophonist, clarinetist, conductor, composer from Azerbaijan The history of Azerbaijani jazz dates back to the 30s of the 20th century and is inseparably linked with the activities of the outstanding Azerbaijani composers Niyazi, Tofig Guliyev. They

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Thor Heyerdahl: Tracing Odin’s Origins

By Ms. Shervin Najafpour, Chairwoman of the cultural bridge building organization CAN. Born on the stunning coast of Norway, which is known for its rich Viking heritage, Thor Heyerdahl’s childhood home in Larvik had a breathtaking view of the open

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Unheard Voices from Azerbaijan…

By Ms. Shervin Najafpour, Chairwoman of the cultural bridge building organization CAN. Setting out at 7pm we went through the forest, heading for Agdam … walking barefoot … eating snow. My husband had frostbitten fingers and I had frostbitten feet.

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If You Wait Long Enough, The World Will Come To you

By Tomris Azeri, President Azerbaijan Society of America Azerbaijani-Americans are thrilled to read the news that Azerbaijan and Armenia reached a peace treaty based on respect for the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity. This is an historic opportunity to

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Fans arrive at historic match between Qarabag FC, MOIK in Azerbaijan’s Khankendi

The 1/8 final match of the Azerbaijan Football Cup between Qarabag FC and MOIK will soon be played. The match, which will go down in history as the first football match held in the territories of Azerbaijan liberated from occupation

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