culture in Caucasus

People's Writer of Dagestan Magomed-Rasul Rasulov dies

Today, a 81-year old people's writer of Dagestan, playwright, literary critic Magomed-Rasul Rasulov died in Makhachkala Magomed-Rasul Rasulov was born in 1936 in the village of Kubachi. He graduated from the Stalsky Pedagogical …

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Baku to mark Rauf Abdullayev`s birthday

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall will host a concert dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the People's Artist of Azerbaijan, famous conductor Rauf Abdullayev. Rauf Abdullayev has been artistic director and chief …

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David Lynch to visit Tbilisi on November 20

American film director David Lynch will visit Tbilisi on November 20 for a Q&A session in the Khidi night club. Lynch will open a cinema institute and film festival in Georgia with his local partners. He will …

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Tbilisi hosts Book Days

Book enthusiasts will be hosted for four days of celebration of literature, print design and photography within this year's Tbilisi Book Days launching today in Georgia's capital. Held at the Expo Georgia fairgrounds, its …

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 Poet Jansug Charkviani dies in Tbilisi

Famous Georgian poet Jansug Charkviani died at the age of 86 in Tbilisi. In early August, Charkviani suffered a stroke and was hospitalized, TASS reports. Charkviani was born on September 30 in the Surmushi …

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Baku hosts 8th European Film Festival

The 8th European Film Festival is being held in Baku on November 2-12. Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan, Ambassador Kestutis Jankauskas said at a press conference that the festival will feature 21 films made by …

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Azerbaijan Drama Theater performs in Smolensk

Troupe of the Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theater performed a play "The Botanist Monsieur Jordan and the Sorcerer-Dervish Mastali Shah" by Mirza Fatali Akhundov in Russia's Smolensk. The performance was staged by …

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Nogai Сulture Day celebrated in Makhachkala

Makhachkala Poetry Theater hoted celebration of the Day of Nogai Culture. The event was dedicated to national literature, music and dramatic art. Those who attended the event were also able to listen to Nogai music. …

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