Novruz Houston 2019 - Houston, Texas

Novruz Celebration in Houston 2019

What a night! There has not been an event like this in Houston in a long time or frankly speaking ever, even if we consider the scale of the event. The night was complete with entertainment and activities, including a live signing by Elariz Mamedoglu, Azerbaijani dancing, kids dancing, belly dancing show, as well as disco party lead by a deejay. Tables were covered with … Continue reading Novruz Celebration in Houston 2019

“I felt like I was thrown in a pool without being taught how to swim.” – Farah Mamedova

Hello Dear Friends as you know our new rubric “Journey to Success” as we promised to introduce interesting individuals in Azerbaijani community in Houston. Today we would like to introduce our next members of Azerbaijani community Farah Mamedova M.D. F.A.A.P. Thank you for finding time for our interview. Being a doctor is a very busy job, isn’t it? It is difficult, especially trying to balance … Continue reading “I felt like I was thrown in a pool without being taught how to swim.” – Farah Mamedova

Khojaly Commemoration events in Houston, TX

This is the schedule of events for Khojaly Commemoration in Houston, Texas (sorted in the order of dates) Houston Azerbaijanis Organization – Saturday February 22nd, from 10:30am- 12:30pm at our usual gathering place by the Starbucks Cafe/ corner Westheimer/Post Oak Blvd. There will be posters and flyers, which I will provide to participants. RSVP – javid.zeynalov@yahoo.com Azerbaijan Center – Monday, February 24, 2014 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Melcher Hall, … Continue reading Khojaly Commemoration events in Houston, TX

Our New Rubric – “Journeys to Success”

Dear Friends, We are glad to introduce to you our new rubric “Journeys to Success”. The idea of this rubric is to inform the community of successful individuals with unique stories. So by doing this job as volunteers, “TexasAzerbaijanis.com” will be interviewing professionals from different backgrounds that share one common characteristic. At one point in their lives Azerbaijan has played a big role in shaping their careers. … Continue reading Our New Rubric – “Journeys to Success”

Texas to give one of nation’s oldest trees new protection

One of the nation’s oldest trees will be getting a new fence around it in 2014 in an effort to turn back the clock nearly 80 years. Rockport’s Big Tree, located inside Goose Island State Park on Aransas Bay, is estimated to be over 1,500 years old, some estimate 2,000. The coastal live oak has seen Texas evolve over the past 10 centuries, seen six … Continue reading Texas to give one of nation’s oldest trees new protection

Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s visit to the Azerbaijan Center

James Frederick “Jim” Bridenstine is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district, based in Tulsa, since 2013. He is a member of the Republican Party. On Sunday 15th of December he visited Azerbaijan Center in Houston. He met with the Azerbaijani community and members of Azerbaijani diaspora. www.TexasAzerbaijanis.com Continue reading Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s visit to the Azerbaijan Center

French Impressionist Masterpieces Arrive in Houston

BROTHERS STEPHEN AND STERLING CLARK, heirs to the Singer sewing machine fortune, were opposites in nearly every way. Stephen, born in 1882, ran the family business and was a leading philanthropist; Sterling, born in 1877, traveled the world and married an actress from the Comédie Française. Stephen collected edgy modernists like Van Gogh and Matisse; Sterling favored impressionists like Monet and Renoir. Unlike his brother, who … Continue reading French Impressionist Masterpieces Arrive in Houston

Houston Christmas Lights Tour on the Houston Wave

The cold weather arrived just in time for The Wave’s Holiday Lights Tour, which kicks off this week. Houston’s official jitney service will do the driving for you once again this year by taking folks to view holiday lights throughout Houston (December 10, 17, 18, 23, 26). The shuttle service will visit several Houston neighborhoods including Woodlands Heights, River Oaks, downtown, and more. Seats are still available! Cost is … Continue reading Houston Christmas Lights Tour on the Houston Wave

Tree Lighting events in Houston Greater Area

There will be Tree Lighting events at two different locations. 1) Katy, Texas at Holiday on the Plaza and Christmas Tree Lighting Thursday, December 5, 2013 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Harvest Plaza 5701 Third St. The official lighting of the city of Katy’s Christmas tree, photos with Santa Claus, children’s activity booths, and local entertainment. The Christmas tree will be lit at 7 pm. … Continue reading Tree Lighting events in Houston Greater Area