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Iranian film A Man of Integrity wins #039Certain Regard#039 competition at Cannes

Iranian film "A Man of Integrity" wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes

A movie by an Iranian who was previously sentenced to jail for his work in Iran won the top prize in the " …

Charles Aznavour arrived in Armenia

Charles Aznavour arrived in Armenia

Just a few minutes ago the legendary musician Charles Aznavour arrived in Armenia, News.am …

Russian actress Varvara Shurhovetskaya dies at 104

Russian actress Varvara Shurhovetskaya dies at 104

A Russian and Soviet theater actress, Varvara Shurhovetskaya, died today. She was 104. The actress died in Rostov-on-Don, the Rostov branch of the Union of Theater Workers of the Russian Federation reported. During the Great Patriotic …

Georgia and Turkey to cooperate in field of culture

Georgia and Turkey to cooperate in field of culture

A government delegation of Turkey led by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is on an official visit to Tbilisi. The delegation signed a program on cooperation between the two countries in the sphere of culture for 2017-2018. …

 Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are  the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

Elizaveta Alexandrova on Vesti.FM: Dolgans are the most northern Turkic-speaking people of the world and the most Russian people of Taimyr

A Dolgan people developed in the territory of Taimyr after the Eastern Siberia merged with Russia, Elizaveta Alexandrova, an analyst of the news agency Vestnik Kavkaza said during a live broadcast of the Peoples of Russia program on Vesti.FM. …

System of a Down’s frontman to compose music for Russian movie

System of a Down’s frontman to compose music for Russian movie

A famous American rock musician of Armenian origin, soloist of the rock band System of a Down, Serj Tankian, believes that he fulfilled his cherished dream: he writes music for the movie The Legend of Kolovrat, Izvestia reports, citing the …

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

Stavropol Regional Library invites for Open Day

On May 26, on the eve of the All-Russian Library Day, the Stavropol Regional Library arranges an Open Day. The motto of the event is "Read with us! Read by yourself!". Interesting excursions, book expositions, presentations …

Koleso organizes exhibition in Nalchik

Koleso organizes exhibition in Nalchik

An exhibition of the Association of Artists of the South of Russia, Koleso, will open in the Tkachenko Museum of Fine Arts in Nalchik on May 22 , the administration of the association reports. For 16 years, Oleg Kalaytanov, together …

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

Andrey Petrov on Vesti.FM: early Soviet national movies were international

The national cinema industry had not enough time to develop in the Russian Empire, since only nine years passed from the premiere of Stenka Razin to the October Revolution. During this time the cinema did not go beyond a creation of a few movie …

Yuri Bashmet to Vestnik Kavkaza: I really love visiting Caucasus

Yuri Bashmet to Vestnik Kavkaza: I really love visiting Caucasus

"I really love visiting the Caucasus," Yuri Bashmet, People's Artist of the USSR, head of Chamber Ensemble "Moscow Soloists" and State Symphony Orchestra "New Russia" said, answering the question …

BRICS: Whole world is a playground

BRICS: "Whole world is a playground"

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Eight DJs to compete near Azerbaijan#039s Shamakhi

Eight DJs to compete near Azerbaijan's Shamakhi

The DJ battle will be held in Richmond Club & Resort, Weagency and GuennolaMusic on June 3 with support of Azerbaijan Youth Union (AYU). "If you want to party, support your favorite DJs and enjoy a great day in nature …

Culture clash in Azerbaijan Pavilion in Venice

Culture clash in Azerbaijan Pavilion in Venice

The exhibition UNDER ONE SUN. The Art of Living Together

Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision song contest in Kiev

Salvador Sobral of Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision song contest in Kiev

Singer Salvador Sobral of Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision song contest that ended in Ukraine’s capital Kiev early on Sunday, TASS reports. 27-year-old Sobral, who was seen as the frontrunner of the contest by …

Caucasus conservatory

Caucasus conservatory

Cradle of Azerbaijani music: 25 years of occupation

Tbilisi to host New Wine Festival

Tbilisi to host "New Wine Festival"

On May 13, Tbilisi will host annual traditional "New Wine Festival". It will be attended by wine producers, sommeliers and critics. This event is organized by the Wine Club of Georgia. During the festival guests can taste …

Oksana Solopova: The most important thing today is to lay foundation for mutual understanding in the future

Oksana Solopova: "The most important thing today is to lay foundation for mutual understanding in the future"

Deputy Dean of the History Faculty of the Moscow State University on prospects of cooperation in the field of youth policy between Russia and Belarus

Immortal Regiment marches held across the world

"Immortal Regiment" marches held across the world

The "Immortal Regiment" marches honoring Victory Day will be held across the world. The Immortal Regiment is a patriotic initiative that commemorates WWII soldiers in marches held across Russia and other countries …

Underground Mithras temple discovered in Turkey

Underground Mithras temple discovered in Turkey

An ancient temple dedicated to god Mithras was unearthed by archaeologists in the vicinity of the Turkish city of Diyarbakir. The underground 4th century temple was discovered by archaeologists working at Zerzevan Castle located in …

Vyacheslav Zaitsev to open Yerevan Fashion Week

Vyacheslav Zaitsev to open Yerevan Fashion Week

The Fashion Week show will soon be held in Yerevan. The event will be opened by the famous Russian fashion designer Vyacheslav Zaitsev, the organizer of the Fashion Week in Yerevan and founder of the AFD-International fashion day, Naira Niazyan …