Opening today at the Contemporary Art Space in Baku, the exhibition “Catalyzer” displays video art works by modern artists. Oranized by the Baku Creative Center, and with the contributions of the United Artists’ Club there, the art exhibit will hopefully further stimulate the development of such arts in Azerbaijan.
The number of tourists visiting Azerbaijan last year increased by some 2.4 percent when compared with the previous year. This via a report by Azerbaijan’s Tourism Ministry from the World Economic Forum results. Overall, when compared with previous figures, Azerbaijan has moved five spaces to 79th among countries in Europe where tourism is concerned.
Azerbaijan is one of the most progressive tourist destinations in the world since the outpouring of interest after Eurovision. As an indicator of just how quickly things are ramping up there, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Abulfaz Garayev, just announced this morning the his agency’s need for tourism professionals.
Tonight, May 24, at the same Baku Cristal Hall in Azerbaijan, the Second Semi-Final of the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2012 reveals the last 10 finalists. Which are your results?
After the great success of Eastern European countries in the 2012 Eurovision’s first round, the other 18 participants will fight it out for the last vacant places in Saturday’s finale.