Azerbaijan

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

New Year in Azerbaijan

The New Year celebration is a family holiday although often held together with friends.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Alcoholic Drinks in Azerbaijan

Despite being nominally a nation of Shiite Muslims, more than 160 years of Russian presence have left Azerbaijan with strong taste for alcohol.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Azerbaijan

The cultural heritage of Azerbaijan is grand and distinctive. Since Azerbaijan used to be a part of Persian and Turkic states its cultural development was greatly influenced by those. It is particularly noticeable in literature and music.