Press Releases


Press Release: As many are aware, Qarabag FK is the ‘team that always plays away from home’. Located in Aghdam, the home ground came under fire from Armenian invading forces in 1993 as they occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and the seven surrounding regions.


Press Release: Berlin-based Leonie Mergen is one of the foremost rising German designers. Having studied at the International University of Art in Berlin and interned at such high-end houses as a Patrick Hellmann in Berlin, her fashion features a rich and inspired mélange of the traditional and the avant-garde, all executed with European finesse.


Press Release: Rising above the hubbub of the London streets, the timbre of the violin soared like the sound of a human voice at the touch of the deft fingers of a mysterious musician. The dark gloomy skies and spatters of rain were a fitting backdrop to this sombre event.


Press Release: TheFestival Musique de Chambre à Giverny, which takes place each year in the Normandy region of France, paid tribute to Azerbaijani classical music as a part of the main theme of its 13th edition, which was La Route de la Soie (The Silk Road). The festival, which took place from 17­−27 August, comprised 11 concerts and a conference. The French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) supported the event.


Press Release: On the evening of 4 July, as much of the world was celebrating American Independence Day, Armenian armed forces illegally located in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan deliberately targeted Azerbaijani civilians in the Fizuli region with heavy mortars and grenade launchers.

Sahiba Guliyeva (50) and her two-year-old granddaughter Zahra Guliyeva were killed, and other civilians were severely wounded. Azerbaijani armed forces evacuated the casualties, but could not save the two Guliyevas.


Press Release – Paris, 21 June 2017: As part of a series of events organised in the margins of UN World Refugee Day throughout the world, the French office of The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) organised a landmark conference entitled The Consequences of a Forgotten Conflict for France: The Current Situation and Prospects for Refugees and IDPs in the long-term – Azerbaijan as a case study, hosted in the Palais du Luxembourg, home of the French Senate. The event was organised in conjunction with the Robert Schumann Ins


Press Release: Football and sports are great levellers. Regardless of ethnicity, religious confession, nationality or culture, the rules of sports are understood across the world. However, sometimes sports can be a casualty of conflict, and that was the case with Garabagh FC. Located in Aghdam, its home ground came under fire from Armenian invading forces in 1993 as they occupied Nagorno-Karabakh and the seven surrounding regions.


Press Release: Designated as World Refugee Day in 2000 by the UN to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, 20 June is acknowledged across the world as the day to remember the dispossessed, those unfortunate victims of conflict and war across the world. At present, refugees from such conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, and the subsequent pan-European migration crisis, have come in to stark focus.


Press Release: Nigar Hasan-Zadeh is one of the leading living Azerbaijani poets. Being well-versed in the poetic heritage of Azerbaijan, her works encapsulate the symbolism of her native country which is rooted in Sufism. Having been published and translated extensively, Nigar is currently Director of the Soz Literary Project, run by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism, is a member of the Azerbaijani Writers’ Union and a member of Pen International, which has promoted freedom of expression through literature since 1939.


Press Release: Following the UK General Election, The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) has taken the opportunity of highlighting the plight of the estimated one million Azerbaijani internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees to the 650 members of the new British Parliament. The card was despatched to all MPs, both those who were returned by the electorate and the newly elected