Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

As well as raucous celebrations inside Stamford Bridge, where Atlético Madrid fans partied until they were turfed out on to the Fulham Road to contend with the tube strike, and in the red and white half of the Spanish capital, there would also have been dancing on the streets of Baku on Wednesday night. Atlético’s extraordinary season, which could yet see them lift the Spanish title and … Continue reading Azerbaijan’s sponsorship of Atlético Madrid proves spectacular success

U.S. congressman calls for close business ties with Azerbaijan

The U.S.-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) held a luncheon with Congressman Steve Stockman who represents Texas. A briefing titled “United States-Azerbaijan Economic Partnership: Opportunities for Growth” was held as part of the Congressional Talk Series at Azerbaijan Trade and Cultural Center. The briefing was opened by Executive Director of the USACC Susan Sadigova who welcomed the guests and introduced the keynote speaker. Stockman (R-TX) thanked … Continue reading U.S. congressman calls for close business ties with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan receives category 1 aviation safety rating

Following its International Aviation Safety Assessment, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ranked Azerbaijan in category 1 for aviation safety, according to a message from the U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan. “This categorization will permit Azerbaijani air carriers to initiate direct flights to the United States, which will support the development of tourism and cargo trade between our two countries,” the embassy said. FAA determined that … Continue reading Azerbaijan receives category 1 aviation safety rating

Heydar Aliyev Center on CNN’s most beautiful concert halls list

Building data company Emporis has released a list of the world’s most spectacular concert halls. The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, has “fluid forms that contrast to the rigid, monumental architecture you normally find in Baku.” President Ilham Aliyev, who officially opened the building on May 10, 2012, named the building after his late father, Heydar Aliyev, who was also a president of Azerbaijan. Architect: Zaha … Continue reading Heydar Aliyev Center on CNN’s most beautiful concert halls list

“Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus” [Photos]

On February 24th, 2014 the Azerbaijan Center in collaboration with the C.T. Bauer College of Business and the student organization, Energy Association, University of Houston held an annual lecture series dedicated to the development of Azerbaijan after the tragic events of Khojaly. The Khojaly tragedy happened on the night of February 25-26, 1992 when Armenian armed forces with the help of the Soviet Union killed hundreds … Continue reading “Geopolitical dynamics and international energy projects in Caucasus” [Photos]

Arizona Legislature supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

Arizona State Legislature expresses support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity On January 30, 2014, the State Senate and House of Representatives of Arizona adopted a resolution dedicated to Azerbaijan. The Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev attended the plenary sessions of both chambers during the adoption of the resolutions. Before the adoption, the resolution authors presented the Consul General to the legislators and … Continue reading Arizona Legislature supports Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

Azerbaijan Tourism to be on Display at Chicago Travel Show

The Press Release of the Embassy of Azerbaijan Washington, D.C, January 10, 2014 Four Azerbaijani travel agencies will participate in the “Wonders of Azerbaijan” showcase at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show on January 11 and 12. AL Travel, Caspian Breeze, CBT Azerbaijan, Express Tours and Intour Travel will participate in the showcase, which is supported by the Embassy in order to promote Azerbaijan as a … Continue reading Azerbaijan Tourism to be on Display at Chicago Travel Show

Solidarity Day is marked in Washington [Photo][Rus]

Вашингтон, 29 декабря (АзерТАдж) 27 декабря в отеле Fairfax at Embassy Row состоялся торжественный вечер, посвященный Дню солидарности азербайджанцев мира и празднованию Нового года. Мероприятие было организовано официальным представительством Государственной нефтяной компании Азербайджанской Республики в США и членами азербайджанской общины Вашингтона при финансовой поддержке ГНКАР. Вечер был открыт главой представительства ГНКАР в США Рауфом Мамедовым, который поприветствовал гостей и от имени ГНКАР пожелал им успешного … Continue reading Solidarity Day is marked in Washington [Photo][Rus]

Azerbaijani Wine Tasting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2013 Washington, D.C. – On November 21st of 2013, the United States – Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce (USACC) and Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) jointly hosted the first Azerbaijani Wine Tasting event in the United States. Aimed at introducing a variety of wines and brandies imported exclusively by wine producers of Azerbaijan, namely Absheron Sharab, ASPI Wineries, Az-Qranata, … Continue reading Azerbaijani Wine Tasting

New Mexico recognizes Independence Day of Azerbaijan

The House of Representatives of the U.S. state of New Mexico has officially recognized October 18 as Independence Day of Azerbaijan. The lawmakers point out in the relevant document that one of the reasons that prompted the adoption of this decision is 400,000 Azerbaijanis living in the United States who celebrate October 18 as the Day of Independence of Azerbaijan, thus giving tribute to ancestors … Continue reading New Mexico recognizes Independence Day of Azerbaijan