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Event highlighting F1 Baku City Circuit held in Nice

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Baku, November 21 AZERTAC

The French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organized a conference on F1 Baku City Circuit.

The keynote speaker was Arif Rahimov, Executive Director, Baku City Circuit.

The conference was attended by more than 70 people, including students from the ISEFAC Business School, which has a major dedicated to marketing and sports events, together with a number of academic experts from Nice and the surrounding region.

Marie-Laetitia Gourdin, Director, TEAS France made a short introduction about TEAS’ activities related to sport and gave a brief overview of the Azerbaijani strategy for sports-related events.

Mr. Rahimov made a presentation on the Formula 1 race in Baku, organized within the European Grand Prix.

The conference was followed by a cocktail, kindly hosted by ISEFAC.

TEAS also hosted a charity concert at prestigious Hotel Westminster, located in front of the celebrated Promenade des Anglais, in favour of the association Lions Club Nice Arénas, which focuses on projects for children.

Andrée Roux, President of Lions Club Nice-Arénas association, in her welcome speech rightfully quoted Melvin Jones, founder of Lions Club International to remind the importance of such events.

Stephanie Simpson, Director of Communications, Lenval Foundation, a children’s hospital that was central to the treatment of young children injured during the 14 July attack, provided her views on long-term co-operation with the Lions Club.

The Azerbaijani jazz pianist Emil Afrasiyab then gave a duet performance with accordionist Anvar Sadigov at the charity concert.

For many years, TEAS has been active in providing support to philanthropic projects. Every year, TEAS supports the Mosaic Foundation led by Prince Charles. TEAS has also provided financial support on an ad hoc basis to a number of associations.

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