Another Year, Another One Caucasus

After covering last year’s One Caucasus Festival for Meydan TV there was no way I was going to miss this year’s. That was just as well as there was definitely more international media interest in the event that brings Armenians, Azerbaijanis, and Georgians together in a small, somewhat isolated village located about two hours away from Tbilisi.

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Woodstock Without Borders: One Caucasus Festival

I’ve been meaning to attend the annual One Caucasus festival since it started three years ago, but this year’s event, held 25-28 August in the Georgian village of Tserakvi, was the first time that I have. Naturally, I put together two video reports, in Azerbaijani for the BBC’s Azeri Service and in English for Meydan TV.

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Tbilisi Open Air Plus One

After well over a decade photographing the rock scene in Armenia, it was great to finally get the chance to attend a festival in Georgia, and not least because it's usually there where bands from the entire region get to perform. Unfortunately, there were none from Azerbaijan this time, but there were bands from Armenia, Turkey, and Iran in addition to those from the local scene.

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