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Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko passes away

Today, in the United States, legendary poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko passed away at the age of 84, his friend Mikhail Morgulis said. "Today Yevgeny Alexandrovich passed …

 4th meeting of Caspian Expert Club held in Astrakhan

The fourth meeting of the Caspian Expert Club, timed to the 300th anniversary of the Astrakhan province, was held in Astrakhan yesterday. The experts met to discuss historical research and media projects within the framework of the 'Caspian …

Jewish Novruz

For the first time the holiday was celebrated in Israel only 10 years ago

 Navruz - view from Baku

Navruz (Nowruz, Nuruz, Nevruz, Nauryz, Nooruz in different languages) is the beginning of the New Year, connected with the astronomical, that is natural natural event - the spring equinox, when the day becomes longer than the night. Navruz is not …

 Ancient head found during bridge construction in Crimea

A terracotta head was discovered by archaeologists during the underwater excavations in the area of ​​construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait. Scientists believe that this is an image of an ancient Greek deity, made in the form of a …

Jack Sparrow might be inspired by Muslim captain

The Daily Sabah newspaper suggested that Jack Sparrow was inspired by a famous sailor and pirate Jack Ward who was born in England and sailed across the Mediterranean Sea. According to limited historical sources, James Ward was …

World muslims mark Nowruz

Nowruz is the holiday also known as the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. The UN's 64th General …

Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

A concert for children dedicated to Novruz will be held in Baku in the Heydar Aliyev Palace on March 24, the press service of the palace reported. Guests of the event will be able to see the performances of Asiman dance group, Dəcəl …

Azerbaijani quilting exhibition openes in Zagreb

Exhibition hall of Zagreb's City Council hosted the opening of exhibition of hand-made quilting works by the Azerbaijani master Leyla Khasiyeva "Colors from the Land of Fire", dedicated to the Novruz holiday. …