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Georgian movies to be shown during Berlinale 2017 festival

Georgian movies to be shown during Berlinale 2017 festival

Georgian movies will be shown at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) for the first time. The festival will take place on February 9-19. The entire contest program of the festival is not known yet. …

Tako Gachechiladze to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2017

Tako Gachechiladze to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2017

Tako Gachechiladze will represent Georgia in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Keep The Faith, the official website of the contest reports.  The winner was decided by a combination …

Chechnya to produce national souvenirs

Chechnya to produce national souvenirs

A series of souvenir production, which demonstrates the life of Chechen people, will be produced in the republic with the support of regional government, Chechen Minister of Culture Khozh-Baudi Daaev said during a meeting …

ISIS destroy Palmyra#039s Roman hitheatre

ISIS destroy Palmyra's Roman amphitheatre

ISIS have destroyed part of the Roman amphitheatre in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syrian officials have confirmed. Syria’s antiquities chief, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said ISIS had demolished the Tetrapylon and …

King Solomon-era structures found in Israel

King Solomon-era structures found in Israel

Researchers are reporting that the dry conditions of Israel’s Timna Valley have preserved structures that date back to the time of King Solomon. Archaeologists from Tel Aviv University believe the 3000-year-old materials may have once been …

Crimea museums appeal Amsterdam court ruling on Scythian gold

Crimea museums appeal Amsterdam court ruling on Scythian gold

Crimean museums have appealed a Dutch court's ruling to transfer a collection of ancient Scythian gold to Ukraine, Inyurkollegiya law firm lawyer Anastasia Sivitskaya, protecting the interests of Crimean museums in the …

Diyarbakir authorities remove Assyrian sculpture from public square

Diyarbakir authorities remove Assyrian sculpture from public square

Turkish authorities removed an Assyrian sculpture from a public square on January 8. The sculpture, an Assyrian winged bull known as a Lamassu, was in front of the local council building in Diyarbakir. No explanation has been provided by the …

Girl, boy and magical dragon. Magic Journey to Beijing

Girl, boy and magical dragon. Magic Journey to Beijing

This week the Moscow Chinese Cultural Center hosted a presentation of book for children and adults, which tells about the wonderful world of Chinese culture and the stories of Beijing. The author of this book is Irina Zakharova, who has …

 Maria Zakharova and her daughter become prototypes for children#039s book heroine

Maria Zakharova and her daughter become prototypes for children's book heroine

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Why China attracts dynasties of Russian intellectuals

Azerbaijani mugham in Israel

Azerbaijani mugham in Israel

Confirmation of the existence of mystical and spiritual ties between two peoples

Ancient rock drawings discovered in Iran can be world#039s oldest

Ancient rock drawings discovered in Iran can be world's oldest

An Iranian archaeologist Mohammad Naserifard discovered rock drawings in the hills outside Iran's Khomein dating back tens of thousands of years, that may be the world’s oldest etchings of their kind. …

Crimean museums to appeal ruling to give Scythian gold to Kiev

Crimean museums to appeal ruling to give Scythian gold to Kiev

Crimea’s Central Museum of Tavrida is preparing to appeal a decision by a Dutch court to hand a precious collection of ancient Scythian gold over to Ukraine, the museum’s director Andrei Malgin said. He …

Tbilisi to show David Bowie documentary

Tbilisi to show David Bowie documentary

A new documentary about David Bowie 'The Last Five Years' will be broadcast on his 70th birthday in Tbilisi. Directed by Francis Whately, David Bowie: The Last Five Years tells the stories of his 2013 surprise …

Christmas in Krapivniki

Christmas in Krapivniki

Yesterday Russia celebrated Christmas, one of the two main religious holidays along with Easter. …

Festival of National Music returning to Baku

Festival of National Music returning to Baku

The 2nd Republican Festival "National modal system of Uzeyir Hajibayli in the study repertoire for young musicians" will be held in Baku on April 10-17, AzerNews reported citing Trend Life. The festival, to be …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

Dear friend or how one song united Azerbaijan and Dagestan

"Dear friend" or how one song united Azerbaijan and Dagestan

Vestnik Kavkaza continues to tell readers about masterpieces of cultural heritage of Caucasus peoples

New Year celebration in Moscow

New Year celebration in Moscow

Today the entire world celebrates the New Year. Thousands residents of Moscow and guests of the capital went to the streets and squares of Moscow that night to celebrate this holiday. Vestnik Kavkaza presents a photo report on …

Ali Hasanov: All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress strengthens friendly relations between countries

Ali Hasanov: All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress strengthens friendly relations between countries

All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (AAC) is working hard to preserve the national identity, promote multicultural values of Azerbaijan, spread objective information about Azerbaijan and strengthen friendly relations between the two …

Rauf Agalarov: Jews cherish Azerbaijani culture

Rauf Agalarov: "Jews cherish Azerbaijani culture"

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The diaspora remembers Heydar Aliyev's call not to forget your roots