Mariah Carey, Nicole Scherzinger and Black Eyed Peas to perform at Baku race

The organisers of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku have announced a star-studded line-up for its Formula 1 race weekend concerts, which will be free to access for all F1 ticket holders Read more ...

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan and Georgia to the United States at the U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center More ...

Azerbaijan - One address of all entertainment

Azerbaijan offers plenty of fun. You may find history, culture, nature, sea, mountains, ski resort, music and sports events, night life and much more just in one address More ...

Opening ceremony of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games

The opening ceremony of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games is being held in the Baku Olympic Stadium. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva are taking part in the event Read more ...

Shusha's Quarter of a Century - long Devastation

On May 8, 1992, exactly 25 years ago, Armenian forces occupied the center of Azerbaijani community and the cultural icon of Karabakh, the town of Shusha. For quarter of a century, Shusha, just like the rest of Azerbaijan's occupied lands is mostly ruined and its cultural heritage devastated and silent Read more ...

Peace, human security at forefront of UN intercultural dialogue forum

The integration of migrants in cities, countering the rise of violent extremism, as well as youth radicalization on the Internet are just some of the issues being discussed at a United Nations conference opening on Friday in Baku, Azerbaijan Read more ...

Discover Baku

Baku, one of the most alluring and cosmopolitan cities in the world is located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia; its name meaning “city of winds” or “city on the hill”. The city is a large scientific, cultural and industrial centre. Ancient foundations, its large area and population all make Baku one of the oldest and largest cities in the East. Baku is situated on the shore of the Caspian Sea in the south of the Absheron peninsula. Baku perfectly combines the beauty and intrigue of its ancient past with its ambition to establish itself as a modern European city featuring award winning architecture, business centres and skyscrapers Read more ...

Let's go shopping!

We warmly invite you to the most anticipated fashion event of the year - Baku Shopping Festival! This is more than just another international festival being held in Baku. The first-ever Baku Shopping Festival coming later this year will include shopping Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev congratulates Azerbaijani people on Novruz holiday

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated the country’s people on the occasion of Novruz holiday Read more ...

Consular Service of the Embassy of Azerbaijan has launched its Facebook page

We are glad to announce that Consular Service of the Embassy of Azerbaijan has launched its Facebook page. You can now ask your questions regarding consular issues by visiting this page on Facebook.

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Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino

Washington Premiere of Ali and Nino co-hosted by the embassies of Azerbaijan and Georgia to the United States at the U.S

​ Shusha's Quarter of a Century - long Devastation

On May 8, 1992, exactly 25 years ago, Armenian forces occupied the center of Azerbaijani community and the cultural icon

Azerbaijan's Ambassadors On The Country’s History, Economy And Elections

As an oil-rich country on the border of Southeast Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Azerbaijan has drawn from a variety

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Rising of Baku City Circuit

Rising of Baku City Circuit

A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

A toast to the US-Azerbaijan partnership by DAS Commerce Michael Lally

DC Secretary Lauren C Vaughan ‎presents Mayor's proclamation declaring Azerbaijan Republic Day

DC Secretary Lauren C Vaughan ‎presents Mayor's proclamation declaring Azerbaijan Republic Day

Ilham Aliyev (Azerbaijan), Opening Ceremony, 7th UNAOC Global Forum (25-27 April 2016, Baku, Azerbaijan)

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

Barak Obama ANS-in müxbiri Qənirə Ataşovanın sualına cavab verdi

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CONSULAR CORNER

In this section, our colleagues will provide regular advice and information on consular matters. We welcome your questions and suggestions for the Consular Corner topics

Consular section closure for the Holidays

Consular section will be closed from January 2 to 4, 2017 due to the Public Holidays of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Official Promo - Baku 2017

With just 3 weeks to go to the Opening Ceremony, the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) are about to release an inspiring short promotional film that will be broadcast in over 50 countries, across 4 continents, in the lead up to the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from the 12 to 22 May 2017 More ...

4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue - BAKU PROCESS

In partnership with UNESCO, UNAOC, UNWTO, FAO, the Council of Europe and ISESCO will host the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue under the motto of “Advancing Intercultural Dialogue: New Avenues for Human Security, Peace and Sustainable Development on 5-6 May, 2017 in Baku Read more ...

Odlar Yurdu Reqsi Azeri Dance Silk Road Dance Company

Choreography commissioned by Embassy of Azerbaijan in Washington DC from Laurel Victoria Gray and performed by Silk Road Dance Company. Odlar Yurdu means "Land of Fire." Read more ...

 

New Heights of Enthusiasm in Azerbaijan

I knew next to nothing about the country of Azerbaijan or its capital city, Baku, before my visit. My guidebook describes Baku as “the architectural love child of Paris and Dubai, with plenty of Soviet genes floating half-hidden in the background. Nowhere else do East and West blend as seamlessly and as chaotically.” That’s a bit dramatic, but perhaps not too far off the mark: In my brief stay I found the city and fascinating and unique Read more ...