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Baku night view
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Baku day view
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One of the gates to the Baku Old City
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Fortress walls of the Baku Old City
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Baku Boulevard, the seaside national park, is the favorite promenade of Baku residents and visitorsThe Maiden Tower (Giz Galasi) located in the Baku Old City classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
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The Maiden Tower (Giz Galasi) located in the Baku Old City classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
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Palace of Sheki Khans classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Sheki
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Countryside. Azerbaijan

Baku 2015 European Games: The stunning opening ceremony

The stunning opening ceremony of the inaugural European Games took place in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku.
The opening ceremony for June 12-28 European Games – first of its kind – took place at the new Olympic stadium, which was only finished in the spring and can hold 70,000 spectators. Featuring some 2,000 dancers and artists, the Friday event included a “surprise” performance by the famous US singer Lady Gaga, who apparently had to hide in a local hotel for several days to keep her arrival secret… Read more

«Ποδηλάτες των Μεγάλων Αγώνων»

Οι ομάδα ποδηλάτων PEDALINAC ή αλλιώς οι Ποδηλάτες των Μεγάλων Αγώνων διασχίζει την Ελλάδα, περνώντας από τη Θεσσαλονίκη, τη Ξάνθη, την Αλεξανδρούπολη και τα Γιαννιτσά, με τελικό προορισμό το Μπακού του Αζερμπαϊτζάν όπου θα διεξαχθούν οι 1οι Ευρωπαϊκοί Αγώνες το διάστημα 12 – 28 Ιουνίου 2015. Με αφετηρία το Ζάγκρεμπ της Κροατίας και, διασχίζοντας μια διαδρομή 4.000 χιλιομέτρων, οι PEDALINAC περνούν από 9 χώρε σε 42 ημέρες. Στις 11 Μαΐου 2015 στη Θεσσαλονίκη τους υποδέχτηκαν η Αντιδήμαρχος Πολιτισμού…Read more

The National Day of Azerbaijan

On May 28, 2015 Azerbaijan celebrated one of the brightest pages in its history, the 97th Anniversary of the proclamation of the 1st Republic of Azerbaijan (May 28, 1918 – April 28, 1920) – first parliamentary republic in the Moslem World. By taking confident steps, Baku has become an important regional player, capital of development and innovation, culture and sports, this June 12-28 hosting Baku – 2015 First European Games. Extending their heartfelt greetings, hundreds of eminent guests enjoyed a wonderful evening of hospitality… Read more

Visit of the Ambassador of Azerbaijan Mr. Rahman Mustafayev to Prefecture of Evia

The Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mr. Rahman Mustafayev, accompanied by the president of the Greek-Azerbaijani Youth Associacion Mr. Ioannis Papagrigoriou, paid an official visit to Halkida on March 14, 2015, during which he met with Mayor of the city Mr. Christos Pagonis and representatives of local organizations and businesses. Meeting with the Mayor Mr. Christos Pagonis was held in the Kotsika Megaro at 11:30 and aimed to exchange of views and a finding of the common… Read more

12th Thessaloniki Book Fair and presentation on Baku-2015 European Games

On May 7-10th, 2015 the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan took part at the 12th Thessaloniki Book Fair and represented books, brochures and different publications on the Azerbaijani literature, history, tourism opportunities, culture and art. Among the publications the novel by the well-known Azerbaijani writer Anar “Tahmina” translated into Greek and diary on Azerbaijani poets written by Mr. Georgios Schoretsianitis in Greek were of great interest of the visitors. … Read more

Scores of literature lovers attend the presentation of Anar’s “Tahmina”

More than 130 book and literature lovers attended a special event that marked the launch of the Greek edition of Tahmina a novel by the celebrated Azerbaijani writer Anar, at IANOS bookstore, in downtown, Athens on Tuesday February 24th. Meticulously organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Hellenic Republic, the event developed into an exhilarating evening of literature and music and gathered prominent cultural figures, literature lovers and long-standing friends and admirers of Azerbaijani culture figures, literature lovers and long-standing… Read more