The Tbilisi Street Theatre has performed a specially commissioned and choreographed mime with the theme "Solidarity with the victims of landmines". A A short video of the mime performance is being distributed as part of the campaign "Landmine Free South Caucasus" taking place region wide from 4-10 April.
You may watch the video here.
The events of 20 January marked the final break of Soviet power with the people of Azerbaijan. After 20 January the Communist Party was completely discredited. Azerbaijani statehood was restored by a decision of the Azerbaijani parliament on 18 October 1991 - although independence only followed the collapse of the USSR at the end of that year.
Campaigning has started in earnest and there are plenty of candidates to choose from. "However it is still too early to speak about election excitement. There is still a lack of spontaneity in the whole affair. It appears to be a new situation, and eveyone is threading carefully, But aleady enough has changed to make this election worth following".