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The Days of Ingushetia in the Russian State Duma

The Days of the Republic of Ingushetia has opened at the State Duma of the Russian Federation with the participation of deputies of the National Assembly, members of the Government, heads of ministries and departments, representatives of business and society in the region. The exhibition was opened in the context of the event, showing the potential of the constituent part of the Russian Federation.

Moscow Spartakiada 2015

On June 6th at the Yantar Moscow Stadium, the 2nd Moscow Spartakiada of Ethnic Social Unions and Communities of Moscow took place.The event was organized by the City Department for Ethnic Policy, Interregional Ties and Tourism. Its aim was to …

Dances of the dervishes

Dervish is a Persian work which means “needy”; it is used by the Muslims for describing a person adhering to Islam, searching for salvation in asceticism. Even though Mohammad said that “there is no monkhood in Islam”, due to the Arabs’ tradition of living ascetically, in the first centuries of hadschara many dervish orders and brotherhoods were founded. Dervish adheres to Sufism.

 Premiere of the film "Let It Be’’

The premiere of the film 'Let It Be' took place on Sunday at the Moscow State Kremlin Palace. It was filmed in the context of the nationwide project 'Business confidence is the future of Russia'. Before the show there was a presentation of the film and awarding of the ‘’Power’’ prize, established by the International Centre for Business Development. The Director General of Vestnik Kavkaza, Ismail Agakishiyev, was one of prize winners.  

Azerbaijani Republic Day

The Azerbaijani embassy in Russia celebrated the country's Republic Day yesterday. The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was proclaimed on May 28, 1918. Russian politicians have congratulated Azerbaijan.

The cultural and educational space for modern composers

On May 19-20th the international scientific and practical conference ‘The Cultural and Educational Space for Modern Composers’ took place in Moscow. It is a project of Tarlan Seyidov, a professor of the Baku Musical Academy n. a. U. Hadjibeili. 

The Festival of Flowers in Baku

Annually on May 10th, Heydar Aliyev’s birthday, the executive power of Baku decorates a garden in front of Heydar Aliyev Palace with complicated constructions with natural flowers.Fairytale characters are made of flowers, as well as a portrait of Heydar Aliyev. About a million of plants were needed to create the flower city. 

Fermata Fashion Show

Last Sunday the international musical poetic forum Fermata began its work in the palace of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich in Kolomenskoe. One of the most spectacular events of the forum was the presentation of the 2015/2016 fashion collection by the Fashion House Sahera Rahmani. It is well-known for its Islamic clothes for women and men. This time they presented casual clothes, as well as evening gowns. Wedding dresses were the highlight of the collection. 

Ilya Nikolayevich Zankovsky (1832-1919)

Ilya Zankovsky lived in Tiflis, where he served in the Military Topographical Department of the Caucasus Military District. Frequent visits to various regions of the Caucasus enabled him to create a big series of landscape pictures of the wonderful mountainous region. Zankovsky presented his works at the Caucasus Society of Fine Arts and the Society of Mutual Help for Caucasus Artists. In 1886 he became a tutor at the School of Drawing and Fine Art of the Caucasus Society of Fine Arts, teaching young Caucasians about the art of his life.