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Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision Propaganda Fail

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Arts & Culture, Ethnicity & Race, Freedom of Speech, Governance, International Relations, Media & Journalism, Music, Politics, War & Conflict

Global Chaos takes a look at the government-led publicity and international media attention surrounding this years Eurovision Song Contest held in Baku, Azerbaijan [1]. The Public Diplomacy blog also notes the propaganda deployed by arch-foe Armenia's Public TV against Azerbaijan during the final, including re-inventing elements of Novruz as Christian even though the Zoroastrian festival pre-dates Christianity by hundreds of years [2].