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Film on Azerbaijani refugee children from Karabakh premieres in Los Angeles

September 15, 2016 - A film “Young Voices, Ancient Song” dedicated to refugee children from Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region was screened on September 14, 2016 in Los Angeles. Directed by Jeffrey Werbock, a renowned devotee of Azerbaijani traditional music, the film tells the story of Azerbaijani refugee children performing Mugham - this most sophisticated form of their national music and continuing the musical traditions, despite the hard refugee life and the injustice of being forced out from thei......

Honoring Azerbaijani professor of UC, Berkeley Lotfi Zadeh with Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of Azerbaijan

September 8, 2016 - The University of California, Berkeley Professor Lotfi Zadeh, who is of Azerbaijani descent, is the father of the fuzzy logic and fuzzy sets theories widely applied in many spheres of technological and economic development. His 1965 paper on fuzzy sets is one of the most cited of the 20th century, and has given rise to over 50,000 patents just between Japan and the United States. Fuzzy logic is now an essential part of popular consumer technologies - like video cameras or was......

‘Azerbaijani Movie Night’ series launched in Los Angeles

September 5, 2016 - Organized jointly by Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles and the Azerbaijani-American Community of Los Angeles, ‘Azerbaijani Movie Night’ series has been launched in Los Angeles. Within the series, regular screenings of Azerbaijani feature films at the Consulate General are planned. The first screening of this kind took place on September 2, 2016, when the award-winning Azerbaijani film “The 40th Door”, directed and co-produced by Elcin Musaoglu in 2009, was present......

Azerbaijani Classical Music discussed in Los Angeles

July 25, 2016 - A soirée dedicated to Azerbaijani classical music was held at Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles on July 22, 2016. Members of the “Save a Heart Foundation” of the world-famous Cedars-Sinai Medical Center attended the event.Welcoming the guests, Consul General Nasimi Aghayev noted that the first opera (Leyli and Majnun, 1908), operetta (Cloth Peddler, 1913) and ballet (Maiden Tower, 1940) of the Muslim world were all composed and staged in Azerbaijan.Speaking of great A......

Los Angeles radio interviews Azerbaijan’s Consul General

May 22, 2016 - On May 19, 2016 the LA Talk LIVE radio aired a full-hour program on Azerbaijan’s music, culture, history and literature. Hosted by famous musicians Ruslan Biryukov (Founder of the Glendale Philarmonic Orchestra) and Frank Fetta (Conductor of the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra), the program’s guest was Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev.During the program, Consul General Aghayev informed the audience about Azerbaijan’s traditional and classical music. He n......

The Daily Caller Publishes Consul General Aghayev's Article on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict

May 19, 2016 - On May 19, 2016 The Daily Caller published an article by Consul General Nasimi Aghayev titled "The Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict: The Unfortunate Role of Propaganda."The article reads: "Together with his Russian and French colleagues, the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met on May 16 with Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia in Vienna. It was the first meeting of both presidents since the April escalation of armed confrontations in Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region that resulted in tr......

Azerbaijan’s successful model of multi-faith tolerance and multiculturalism discussed in San Francisco

May 12, 2016 - At the invitation of the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) regional office, Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev visited San Francisco on May 5-6, 2016. During the visit, the Consul General addressed three separate events organized by AJC San Francisco. Consul General spoke in this regard to the board members of the AJC San Francisco, members of AJC’s young professionals’ organization ACCESS, as well as the Sherith Israel Congregation, which is one of the olde......

Legacy of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev commemorated in Los Angeles

May 11, 2016 - On May 10, 2016, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles hosted an event dedicated to the 93rd birthday anniversary of Azerbaijan’s National Leader Heydar Aliyev. Titled “Heydar Aliyev: The Founder and Architect of Modern Azerbaijan”, the event was attended by Los Angeles County officials, Consular Corps members, representatives of various ethnic and religious communities, academics, as well as media reporters. Welcoming the guests, Consul General Nasimi Aghayev spoke a......

Booklet on Azerbaijan published in Los Angeles

May 3, 2016 - Supported by Azerbaijan’s Consulate General, a booklet on Azerbaijan was published in Los Angeles. Titled “Azerbaijan: Land of Hope, Tolerance and Inspiration,” the booklet contains information about Azerbaijan’s history, rich musical and cultural heritage, long-standing traditions of multiculturalism and interfaith tolerance, economic opportunities, energy strategy and diplomacy, as well as tourism potential. The publication highlights the development and remarkable achievements o......

Films on Azerbaijan produced in Los Angeles

April 26, 2016 - Supported by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism as well as Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles, five new documentary films on Azerbaijan were produced in the United States. The films are titled as follow: “Azerbaijan: Land of Hope & Inspiration”;“Cultural & Natural History of Azerbaijan”;“Baku: Jewel of the Caspian”;“Jews of Azerbaijan: A Model for Muslim-Jewish Coexistence”;“Christian & Muslim Villages of Azerbaijan”. The documentaries provide information about Azerbaijan’s rich and colorful culture, history, traditions, beautiful nature and tourism opportunities; they highlight the steady development of Azerbaijan as an independent nation since 1991, and the country’s positive mu......
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