The Year in Review – 2015

The Year in Review – Biggest Stories and Highlights of the last 12 months.

The end of the year is the perfect time to see what some of our most popular articles and look back at the biggest stories and highlights of the last 12 months. 

The New York Times names Baku among must see places in 2015

 

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“Find your Everest” by Murad Ashurly published in USA

 

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The presentation of the book “Find your Everest” by famous azerbaijani mountain climber Murad Ashurly, who tragically died last year in the Himalayas has taken place in Dallas, USA.

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Azerbaijani flag has been flown over the Connecticut State Capitol

 

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Mayor of Capital City of U.S State of Connecticut has declared May 28, 2015 as Day of Azerbaijan in Hartford

 

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U.S postage stamp dedicated to the 1st European Games in Baku

 

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AzeriAmerica – Azerbaijani News and Informational website based in U.S. introduces the first US postage stamps dedicated to the 1st European Games in Baku 2015.

Senate of the U.S.’ Colorado State has expressed strong support for Azerbaijan and the U.S.-Azerbaijan relations.

 

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Arizona recognizes Khojaly Genocide

 

New Mexico State Senate passes resolution praising Azerbaijan`s model of tolerance

 

 

Azerbaijani film awarded at the festival in Los Angeles

Azerbaijani film “Downstream” was awarded the “Best Feature Film” at the festival of European films in America, held from April 30 to May 7 in Los Angeles.

Azerbaijani flag raised in Illinois, USA

 

Nevada State of the U.S. has expressed strong support to Azerbaijan and its friendship with the United States

 

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The Washington State Senate has passed a resolution expressing strong support to Azerbaijan and its friendship with the United States

The United Nations Headquarters in New York hosted an event titled Day of Azerbaijan

 

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New York Hosts the 1st U.S.-Azerbaijan Finance Forum

Azerbaijan among most travel-worthy countries in National Geographic contest

 

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“Arshin Mal Alan” successfully premieres in Hollywood

 

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Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s contributions recognized at U.S. Congress.

On the occasion of the 130th birthday anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyli, the U.S. City of Los Angeles has issued a special proclamation.

Azerbaijani short film becomes audience favorite at prestigious US film festival

Azerbaijan’s wrestler Rasul Chunayev wins World Championship in Las Vegas

Toronto hosts world premiere of The Oyan! (Awakening)

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Azerbaijan’s beautiful city of Sheki has been declared the capital of the Turkic world in 2016

 

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 Azerbaijani start-up BethClip is among 20 of the world’s

hottest start-ups.

 

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Azerbaijan Airlines carried out first Baku-New York-Baku flight on Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

 

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