When Flame and Fire Ignited Football

The ethnic Azerbaijanis and Armenians had always managed to live shoulder to shoulder for decades despite the long standing conflict that has its roots in the events that ensued World War 1.  Banquets and not battles followed the friendly matches between FK Karabkh Stepanakert and FK Qarabag Agdan until the late 1980’s when the Soviet…

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Bye, Bye Baku

Before I said goodbye to Baku, I was invited to give some workshops and talks at TISA – the renowned international…

Back To Baku

My short, but intense stay in Lahic came to an end all too soon.  On another hot morning, I sat with…

Baku – Here I Am!

Baku, a city of old and new.  This is what I was to discover to my delight when I finally arrived.…

Azerbaijan Land of Flame and Fire

The Republic of Azerbaijan, also spelled Azerbaidzhan is in Eastern Transcaucasian.  It is a transcontinental country, located between Western Asia and…