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Azerbaijan’s Song Contest Victory Puts A President In The Hot Seat - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011

Azerbaijan’s Song Contest Victory Puts A President In The Hot Seat - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2011 | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
The Eurovision spectacle has at last gives Baku a chance to prove its “European-ness” in the eyes of the world.
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I had spent 17 months in an Azerbaijan prison/ By David Brewer

I had spent 17 months in an Azerbaijan prison/ By David Brewer | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Eurovision 2012 will be staged in Baku in a year. Many of those visiting and watching will be of the same generation as Emin and Adnan. They will be blogging, using Twitter and Facebook and uploading videos on You Tube.
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Armenia: Eurovision 2012 is sharply dividing Armenians...

Armenia:  Eurovision 2012 is sharply dividing Armenians... | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Against the backdrop of lingering Armenian-Azerbaijani hostility, the idea of sending an entry to Baku for the glitzy pop music competition is sharply dividing Armenians.
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Responsibility and Vision for Azerbaijan 2018

Responsibility and Vision for Azerbaijan 2018 | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
2018 is not the exact date; it is spiritual code for democratic programming and liberation from propaganda of authoritarian regime in our country. This code can switch on democratic hopes and beliefs in our hearts and in our minds. This programming can connect us to the code of 1918 and reinforce in our nation the courage of responsibility and power of vision deeply rooted in our ADR heritage.
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Mehriban Aliyeva has led Organizing Committee for Eurovision 2012 in Baku

Mehriban Aliyeva has led Organizing Committee for Eurovision 2012 in Baku | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Mehriban Aliyeva has led Organizing Committee for Eurovision 2012 in Baku. Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev has ordered on holding of 57th Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku.
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Azerbaijan: Court Sentences Activist to Two Years on Draft Evasion Charges - New York Times

Azerbaijan: Court Sentences Activist to Two Years on Draft Evasion Charges - New York Times | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
A court in Azerbaijan on Wednesday sentenced the political activist Bakhtiyar Hajiyev, who used Facebook to help organize antigovernment demonstrations, to...
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Azerbaijan: Is Fatullayev's Release Related to Eurovision Preparation? - EurasiaNet

Azerbaijan: Is Fatullayev's Release Related to Eurovision Preparation? - EurasiaNet | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Azerbaijan: Is Fatullayev's Release Related to Eurovision Preparation?
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Baku and beyond: a road-trip around Azerbaijan | The Guardian

Baku and beyond: a road-trip around Azerbaijan | The Guardian | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Azerbaijan may have won Eurovision, but its beautiful, remote towns are uncharted territory for most Europeans.
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Azerbaijan: Eurovision Win Presents New Chances, New Challenges | EurasiaNet.org

Azerbaijan: Eurovision Win Presents New Chances, New Challenges | EurasiaNet.org | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
What image of itself should Azerbaijan project to the outside world next year?
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Eurovision can transform Azerbaijan | Aslan Amani | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk

Eurovision can transform Azerbaijan | Aslan Amani | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Hosting next year's Eurovision Song Contest may force Azerbaijan's dictatorship into greater political openness
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Eurovision winner Azerbaijan is now top for flight searches ...

Eurovision winner Azerbaijan is now top for flight searches ... | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
Since the winning song, Running Scared, was announced, would-be holidaymakers have been logging on to look at flights to Baku in their droves, resulting in a drastic increase in searches to this destination, up by 54% this Sunday compared to last Sunday.
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All change in Azerbaijan long before Eurovision - The Guardian

All change in Azerbaijan long before Eurovision - The Guardian | Eurovision of Azerbaijan | Scoop.it
"I welcome the statement that Eurovision can transform Azerbaijan but then again transformation is not something new for us," Fakhraddin Gurbanov, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the United Kingdom.
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