Azerbaijan Traditions

National Traditions in Azerbaijan

Традиции Азербайджана

Azerbaijan is a country holding its centuries-old national traditions sacred. Traditions accompany Azerbaijanis from the moment of their birth: wooing, birth of children, feasts, harvesting and many other. Besides, many traditions of Azerbaijan are incarnated in hospitality, culture, folk beliefs, national clothes, national festivals and entertainments.

Azerbaijan traditions reflect the elements and cults of various religions which have existed on its territory. Today many carefully preserved national traditions can be observed in a dramatized form during national feasts or events such as meeting guests of honor

Celebration of Novruz
Traditional Clothes
Wedding Traditions
Traditions of Childbirth
Traditions of Hospitality
Dance Rituals
Traditional Wrestling - Gulesh