“The Cultural Capital of Azerbaijan: Shusha” booklet published in 7 languages
“The Cultural Capital of Azerbaijan: Shusha” booklet, translated in seven languages, has been published by the Institute of the Oriental Studies after Ziya Bunyadov of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (AMEA). Presented in Azerbaijani, Russian, English, Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Chinese languages ...
Shusha to be nominated as ECO tourism capital in 2026
Shusha will be nominated as an ECO tourism capital in 2026 during Azerbaijan’s presidency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Jeyhun Bayramov said at the 26th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan ...
Swedish filmmaker`s documentary “Legend of Kharibulbul” screened in Dubai
The documentary film “Legend of Kharibulbul” by professional Swedish photographer and filmmaker Mikael Silkeberg has been screened at the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The employees of the consulate, as well as Azerbaijanis living and studying ...
Azerpost issues stamp collection dedicated to Year of Shusha
Azerpost LLC under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport has issued a collection of 21 stamps on the theme “Shusha 270 years”. Each of the stamps, reflecting the history, architecture, literary environment ...
Italian city of Soverato hosts presentation of book on Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha
As part of events to celebrate the "Year of Shusha" in Azerbaijan, the country’s Embassy in Italy has organized the presentation of the book “Shusha - the cultural capital of Azerbaijan” published in Italian in the city of Soverato, Calabria region ...
Azerbaijani researchers living in France visit city of Shusha, pearl of Karabakh
Azerbaijani researchers originally from Tabriz currently living in France have today familiarized themselves with the host of historical sites and the picturesque nature of Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha ...
Azerbaijan’s Shusha city becomes member of League of Historical Cities
Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha has become a member of the League of Historical Cities (LHC). LHC Secretary General Shibata Shigenori made this announcement during the 18th World Conference of Historical Cities held in THE South Korean city of Andong on November ...
Azerbaijan’s Shusha city signs letter of intent on cooperation with South Korean Andong, Peruvian Cusco, Greek Corinth historic cities
Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha has signed a letter of intent on cooperation with South Korean city of Andong, Peruvian city of Cusco and Greek city of Corinth. The document was signed on the sidelines of the 18th World Conference of the “League of Historical Cities” ...
Turkish Travel Club's delegation visits Shusha VIDEO
A delegation of the Turkiye Travelers Club, comprising 30 travelers, led by President the Club Selman Arinc, whose name is included in the top 50 international travelers list of NomadMania global ranking, has today kicked off its visit to Azerbaijan’s Karabakh and Eastern Zangazur regions ...
Baku Energy Forum kicks off
More than 400 delegates from 20 countries attend the forum VIDEO
The Baku Energy Forum has kicked off on the sidelines of the Baku Energy Week in the Azerbaijani capital. The two-day event will focus on global energy prospects, financing the transition to green energy, gas supplies, a map of exploration, production opportunities in the Caspian region ...
Shusha is best nomination for UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, Former Chairman of Maltese National Commission for UNESCO
“Azerbaijani city of Shusha is the best nomination to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List. The city’s landscape, beauty, as well as great importance attached to the city by the Azerbaijani people confirm this once again”, said Former Chairman of Maltese National Commission for UNESCO Raymond Bondin ...
Algerian media highlights meeting on 30th anniversary of Azerbaijan-UN partnership held as part of Year of Shusha
Algeria’s “Al-Shuruq”, “Al Hivar” newspapers, as well as “Al-Harir” news portal have posted an article by Chargé d'Affaires of Azerbaijan’s Embassy in the country Rafail Baghirov highlighting the meeting on the 30th anniversary of Azerbaijan-UN partnership held as part of ...
Shusha Castle implies the castle walls embracing the Shusha city of Azerbaijan – the pearl of Karabakh, which was liberated from Armenia's decades-long illegal occupation on November 8, 2020, and declared as the “Cultural Capital of Azerbaijan” by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ...
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture to launch “Shusha talks” project in March
Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture will launch the “Shusha talks” project next month, Minister of Culture Anar Karimov said at a public discussion on “Challenges and business opportunities in the creative industry”. He noted that people working in the creative industries will be invited to participate ...
Shusha - pearl of Karabakh: Chukhur neighborhood VIDEO
Shusha – the pearl of Karabakh, which was liberated from Armenia's decades-long illegal occupation on November 8, 2020, and declared as the “Cultural Capital of Azerbaijan” by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, has always been distinguished by its unique urban planning architecture ...
International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation holds presentation of film "Karabakhname" on sidelines of "Year of Shusha"
The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation has held an event dedicated to the opening of the "Year of Shusha", which also featured a presentation of the film "Karabakhname" and an exhibition of paintings by the People's Artist of Azerbaijan Arif ...
Year of Shusha to be new page in development of cultural capital of Azerbaijan – reportage from Shusha
After the liberation of Shusha, one of the significant centers of Azerbaijan’s historical, cultural, political and social life, the cradle of art and culture and the source of our pride, AZERTAC correspondents visited the homeland of Panahali Khan many times to make numerous reports and news of different topics ...
EU Reporter: For Azerbaijan 2022 will be the 'Year of Shusha': What does it mean?
The Brussels-based EU Reporter news platform has published an article headlined “For Azerbaijan 2022 will be the 'Year of Shusha': What does it mean?”. Written by senior advisor at the Baku-based Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center) Vasif Huseynov ...
Uzbek portal posts article on declaration of 2022 as Year of Shusha in Azerbaijan
The Uzbek portal “ziyouz.uz” has published an article on declaration of 2022 as the "Year of Shusha" in Azerbaijan. The article highlights the history and culture of Shusha. The article says that the city was founded in 1752 by Panahali khan, the founder of the Karabakh khanate ...