Over the past few years, the Land of Flames has managed to establish itself as a high-class and professional platform for implementing a wide spectrum of events.
Thus, along with the annual music festivals, in 2019 the UEFA Europa League Final will be held here for the first time – another “positive tick” in the portfolio of Azerbaijan as a competent host.
What are the five trip-worthy events that will be held in Baku this year?
Keep reading to find the answer!
Formula 1 Grand Prix in Azerbaijan
When: April 26-28
Few days left till the most important and prestigious event in the world of auto racing!
The best racers of the world are eager to demonstrate their professionalism and compete for the championship on the real street route Baku City Circuit, located in the center of the capital of Azerbaijan. Its length is 6 km with 20 corners (8 right and 12 left).
Last year, Lewis Hamilton, who represents the Mercedes team, won on this route.
Let’s see what will happen this year 😉
UEFA Europa League Final 2018/2019
When: May 25
The decision on the venue was taken at a meeting of the executive committee of the organization in Nyon, Switzerland. The choice fell on the Olympic Stadium that can accommodate up to 70 000 spectators. The final will be the first game of this caliber that has been ever held in Azerbaijan. In addition, during Euro 2020, Baku will take three matches of the group stage and the quarterfinal.
The winner of the LE final would be entitled to play with the winner of the UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 for the UEFA Super Cup 2019, and would be also qualified for the UEFA Champions League 2019/2020 group stage.
When: July 26-30
Ready for one of the biggest international music festivals?
Zhara is annually held on the coast of the Caspian Sea at Sea Breeze Resort, gathering the most eminent artists of the post-Soviet space on the same stage. For 4 days, the festival will feature the hits Ruki Vverh, A’Studio, Polina Gagarina, Victoria Daineko, Jah Khalib, artists of Black Star label, Philipp Kirkorov, Vladimir Presnyakov, Natalia Podolskaya, LOBODA, Sergey Lazarev, Alexander Panayotov and others.
Do not miss the chance to take a selfie with a star!
Baku Jazz Festival
When: October 14 – 29
Ready to dance at the most musical and dancing festival of Azerbaijan? It will be impossible to resist, though 😁
Baku Jazz Festival is an interesting event targeted at the connoisseurs of the most colorful musical direction. Get acquainted with talented performers and listen to the improvisations of both novice musicians and professional artists. The line-up has not yet been made public, but we are sure the organizers will have something to surprise you with!
Visit Azerbaijan with #BTL!