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

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


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).


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).


  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.

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Media related to Buta Palace at Wikimedia Commons