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U.S. City of Santa Fe proclaims May 28 as ‘Azerbaijan National Day’

May 2, 2019 - The City of Santa Fe, which is the capital of the U.S. State of New Mexico, has proclaimed May 28, 2019 as “Azerbaijan National Day” in the city. The relevant proclamation was signed by the Mayor of Santa Fe Alan M. Webber.   In the proclamation, which was sent to the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the City Mayor notes that “following the October Revolution in the Russian Empire, the Azerbaijani people established the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic on May 28, 191......

Photography exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov held in Los Angeles

April 22, 2019 - The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles hosted a photography exhibition of award-winning Azerbaijani photographer Etibar Jafarov on April 18, 2019. The event was attended by foreign diplomats, representatives of science and culture, journalists, as well as leaders and members of Azerbaijani, Turkish, Jewish and Iranian communities.     Opening the event titled “Colors of Azerbaijan”, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev welcomed the guests and ......

Azerbaijan honored at King County Council of Washington

April 18, 2019 - The King County Council of the U.S. State of Washington held a ceremony on April 17, 2019 honoring the Republic of Azerbaijan, its achievements as an independent nation as well as its friendship with the United States. Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev delivered remarks at the ceremony. It is noteworthy that the King County is the most populous county in the State of Washington, and the 13th most populous in the United States. The County seat is in Seattl......

Azerbaijan featured at the “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books”

April 16, 2019 - Azerbaijan was featured at the “Los Angeles Times Festival of Books” held on April 13-14, 2019 at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles. Attended by over 150,000 people, this is the largest book festival in the United States. The Azerbaijan booth was put together by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, in cooperation with California Azerbaijan Friendship Association and Azerbaijan’s National Library. Numerous books of Azerbaijan’s prominent wr......

Azerbaijani music performed at Stanford University in California

March 28, 2019 - A concert featuring Azerbaijani music was held at Stanford University, one of the top universities in the U.S. and the world. The famous Master of Kamancha and teacher of Azerbaijani and Central Asian music at Stanford University Imamyar Hasanov, and Azerbaijani tar virtuoso and professor at the MTK International School named after Heydar Aliyev in Baku Rufat Hasanov together with the students of Stanford University performed Azerbaijani music at the event. Opening the event, as......

Azerbaijani community celebrates Novruz in San Diego, California

March 22, 2019 - Novruz holiday was celebrated in San Diego, California on March 15-16, 2019. Supported by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the event was held by the California Azerbaijan Friendship Association (CAFA) at San Diego’s renowned Azerbaijani-owned Cafe 21.  CAFA’s Executive Director Kimiya Mammadova welcomed the guests and informed them on the Novruz holiday, its traditions and symbols. She noted that Novruz holiday has very ancient roots in Azerbaijan and for mill......

Azerbaijan's interfaith harmony presented in a California church

March 6, 2019 - At the invitation of the influential Presbyterian Church, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev spoke about Azerbaijan’s traditions of interfaith harmony at a large conference “Peace-Ing it Together” held on Feb. 23, 2019 at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Pasadena, California. Before the presentation titled “Azerbaijan’s Model for Religious Tolerance and Peaceful Coexistence”, a short film on Azerbaijan’s interfaith harmony was screened. Then Consul General ......

Los Angeles Church hosts Khojaly tragedy Commemoration

February 24, 2019 - The 27th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy was commemorated in Los Angeles on February 21, 2019 with a large multifaith memorial in Los Angeles. Held by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the event was attended by over 200 people, including faith leaders representing Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Zoroastrian and other religious communities in Los Angeles, as well as public and political figures, Consuls General and Honorary Consuls representing various countrie......

California TV channels air film on Khojaly Genocide

February 22, 2019 - A documentary film on Khojaly Genocide, produced by American cinematographers in Los Angeles in 2017, and titled "Running from the Darkness" is being featured on several local public channels in California. It should be noted that this documentary film is the first film on Khojaly Genocide in the U.S. The Khojaly Genocide took place on Feb. 25-26, 1992 in Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region, when Armenian armed forces attacked and invaded the town of Khojaly, murdering over ......

Azerbaijan featured at the "Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show"

February 19, 2019 -  Azerbaijan was featured at the “Los Angeles Travel and Adventure Show” held on February 16-17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Attended by over 30,000 visitors, this is the largest travel show in the United States. Sponsored and organized by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the Azerbaijan booth, titled “Azerbaijan: Everlasting Heritage, Inspirational Harmony,” offered the attendees comprehensive information about Azerbaijan’s ancient history, rich cultur......
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