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Nika Jabiyeva

Born in Baku, raised in Toronto, Nika is a true Azerbaijani-Canadian. After studying Marketing Management & Communications at Ryerson University, she worked in Toronto’s banking and advertising industry. Years later she returned to Baku with her family, where she explores history, music, culture, ethnicity, and questions of Azerbaijani identity through her writing for several online platforms.

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Azerbaijan’s Mountain Jews A Model for Jewish-Muslim Coexistence

In the picturesque region of Quba - the Jerusalem of the Caucasus.

11 November 2021

Caucasus, Stories

The Resilience and Revival of Azerbaijani Jazz

It was jazz infused with an oriental ornament, a sound unique to Azerbaijan, with its complex eastern melisma, contrasting rhythms, improvisational in nature, yet following a set of rules - it sounded unlike anything else in the world.

16 April 2021

Caucasus, Culture