Buta Palace

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Buta Palace
Buta Palace.jpg
AddressHeydar Aliyev Avenue, Surakhany Circle
LocationBaku, Azerbaijan
Coordinates40°26′15″N 50°01′23″E / 40.43750°N 50.02306°E / 40.43750; 50.02306Coordinates: 40°26′15″N 50°01′23″E / 40.43750°N 50.02306°E / 40.43750; 50.02306
TypePerforming arts center
Seating typeSeating and standing
Capacity2,000
Opened2006
Website
butapalace.az

The Buta Palace is one of the principal performing arts centers and music venues of Baku.

Facilities[edit]

It consists of two event halls and adjacent parking lot for 800 cars; the greater hall is a caravanserai-stylized venue, capable of accommodating about 2,000 visitors. The minor hall is designed for conferences and presentations and can house 400 visitors; the size of the greater hall is 1,572 square metres (16,920 sq ft) and the minor hall — 652 square metres (7,020 sq ft).

Events[edit]

Semi-final allocation draw ceremony for Eurovision 2012

The Buta Palace hosted a number of sizeable events, including the semi-finals and finals of Eurovision Song Contest qualifications and performances of various artists (David Vendetta,[1] Pitbull,[2] 50 Cent,[3] G-Unit,[3] Akon,[4] Chris Willis,[5] and others).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Vendetta & Micah Baku". Eventful.com. Retrieved 2010-04-03.
  2. ^ "Pitbull Konsert 07.03.10" (in Azerbaijani). Tac.az. Retrieved 2010-04-03.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "50 Cent Buta Palace səhnəsindən Azərbaycan tamaşaçısına köynəyini, papağını, dəsmalını hədiyyə edib" (in Azerbaijani). APA. Archived from the original on 2010-04-24. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
  4. ^ "Akon's Concert in Baku" (in Russian). CityLife.az. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-08-01.
  5. ^ "A Party with Chris Willis at Buta Palace" (in Russian). 1news.az. Archived from the original on 2010-05-06. Retrieved 2010-08-01.

External links[edit]

Media related to Buta Palace at Wikimedia Commons