culture in Caucasus

Best carpet competition announced in Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijan, the Azerkhalcha company announced a Zəfər competition for the best carpet in honor of the victory in the Patriotic War. The press service of the company informed that young artists and designers are invited to participate …

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Karabakh nightingale sings in Shusha (VIDEO)

The guests of the Khary-Bulbul festival in Shusha were delighted by a 15-year-old Kanan Bayramli performing the Bayati-Shiraz mugam. The amazing song about  the Motherland was performed on the Jydyrduzu plain for the first time in …

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Georgian director Buba Khotivari dies at 74

Georgian director Buba (Ramaz) Khotivari has passed away. The President of the Georgian Film Academy was 74 years old. The Prime Minister of Georgia expressed his condolences on the death of the famous director. "I express my deep …

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Essentuki invites  to renovated Resort Park

In Yessentuki, the opening of the landscaped upper Panteleimonovskaya part of the Kurortny Park is timed to coincide with May Day, the information policy department of the government of Stavropol informs. During the restoration, small …

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Georgia says goodbye to Kakha Kavsadze

The funeral ceremony of the famous actor Kakha Kavsadze took place in Tbilisi. The civil funeral went on for three days, the Shota Rustaveli Theater was visited by members of the government, opposition, parliament, famous artists, as …

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Theatre, film actor Kakhi Kavsadze passes away

Georgian theatre and film actor Kakhi Kavsadze died of Covid-19 at age 85 on Tuesday after spending two months at a Tbilisi clinic struggling with the virus. An actor of the Rustaveli Theatre since 1959 and cast for more than 80 roles …

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Legendary Dagestan journalist Galina Dulieva passed away

Today, after a long illness, an outstanding journalist Galina Dulieva passed away,  the department of the head of Dagestan for information policy informs. She gave almost fifty years to this difficult, but very necessary for people …

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Free app to help in learning Chechen language

The developmental application IQ Bera will help children learn the Chechen language. The mobile application includes 14 thematic classifiers (body parts, animals, birds, and so on) that help the child learn to pronounce words in the …

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Chechnya choses writers of the year

In Grozny, Chechen writers were awarded at the National Library of Chechnya. Earlier, most of the republic's literary critics supported the candidacies of writers Said-Khamzat Nunuev and Adam Akhmatukaev. Minister for …

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Work begins on restoration of Shusha fortress

Work on the restoration of the Shusha fortress in Azerbaijan’s Shusha city has begun. The initial work is expected to be completed by late March 2021. At the next stage, larger-scale reconstruction works will begin. The …

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