World's first smiley discovered in Turkey

The origins of smiley could be nearly 4,000-years-old after archaeologists in southeastern Turkey excavated a pot that bore the ubiquitous symbol, which today is one of the most frequently used emoticons online. The roots of the symbol …

Interethnic holiday ‘Apricot’ in Moscow

Today, Moscow’s Muzeon park of arts hosts  Muscovites’ favorite 4th multinational holiday ‘Apricot’. The event is held by the Union of Armenians of Russia with the support of the Moscow Government, the Council of the …

Remains from 'skull cult' discovered in Turkey

Fragments of carved bone unearthed at an ancient site on a Turkish hillside are evidence that the people who spent time there belonged to a neolithic 'skull cult' – a group that embraces rituals around the heads of the dead. …

Azerbaijan celebrates Ramadan Holiday

Today Azerbaijan marks the Ramadan holiday. Many thousands of Muslims are making festive prayers in the mosques of the country. The holy month of Ramadan was sent down for the Muslims in the second year of Hegira (AD 622). Ramadan …

Sheki to host 8th Silk Way International Music Festival

The 8th Silk Way International Music Festival will be held in Azerbaijan`s Sheki district from June 27-July 1. Well-known music bands around 10 countries will participate in the 8th Shaki Silk Way International Music Festival, the …

Krasnodar to once again host Days of Georgian Cinema

Krasnodar will host Days of Georgian Cinema from June 20 to 25. Different films of masters of Georgian cinema will be shown during the festival. Days of Georgian Cinema were held in Krasnodar last year from June 23 to 30 in …