Eurovision 2012, Postcards-Israel
Azerbaijan: Holy Land
The ancient land of Azerbaijan has been the hotbed to various religious cults from and beliefs since times immemorial. The Mother Church in Kish, one of the oldest shrines in the Caucasus, thoroughly restored in recent years, is one of the numerous holy places cherished in the country. The independence presented Azerbaijan with a renaissance of various places of worship, such as newly built synagogues, Catholic cathedral, restored Orthodox churches, renovated and reconstructed mosques. The spirit of tolerance featuring the country throughout its history is one of the major values cherished in modern Azerbaijan.