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Aachen Cathedral is the most important architectural example of the Carolingian Renaissance, where Emperor Charlemagne was crowned. It is Emperor Charlemagne´s own Palatine Chapel, which constitutes the nucleus of the Cathedral of Aachen, located in western Germany ...

Culture 2022-10-02 19:36:00

The Red Fort Complex is one of the cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, built as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad – the new capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shah Jahan. Named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone, it is adjacent ...

Culture 2022-10-01 19:04:00

Located in the Senegal River delta, the Djoudj Sanctuary is a wetland of 16,000 ha, comprising a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It forms a living but fragile sanctuary for some 1.5 million ...

Culture 2022-10-01 17:59:00

The traditional handicrafts of Azerbaijani craftsmen are on display in a promotional tent installed by the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) in the sports village where Turkish city of Iznik in the northwestern province of Bursa is hosting the fourth edition of the World Nomad Games ...

Culture 2022-10-01 17:06:00

The population of sheep outnumbers the population of people in Faroe Islands which means “Sheep Islands” in Danish. According to Anadolu Agency, Faroe Island’s population is around 54,000, and the number of sheep in the country is over 80,000 ...

Culture 2022-09-30 17:18:00

"Golden People Awards" awarding ceremony was held for the third time this year under the sponsorship of "Lexus" car brand in Baku. Demet Sabanchi was presented as the Businesswoman of the Year award at the ceremony, which witnessed the transition of ...

Culture 2022-09-30 17:13:00

Mauna Kea Beach is stunningly beautiful golden sand beach, one of the most beautiful of all the great beaches on the Big Island of Hawaii. Long and wide, the beach is fabulous for long walks but is even better for swimming as the sand slowly slopes out into the water ...

Culture 2022-09-30 17:10:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Hungary to the Republic of Azerbaijan Tamás Yojef Torma at the headquarters of the organization ...

Culture 2022-09-30 16:37:00

Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died at age 59, his manager said, according to AP. Coolio died at the Los Angeles home of a friend, longtime manager ...

Culture 2022-09-30 16:21:00

The Laguna Blanca National Park lies only 32 kilometers to the west of the city of Zapala - touristic destination in the Patagonian province of Neuquén, Argentina. This area located in Northern Patagonia features a special ecosystem: the high arid steppe ...

Culture 2022-09-30 16:13:00

The Pantanal Conservation Area comprises a cluster of four contiguous protected areas: the Pantanal Matogrossense National Park and the Special Reserves of Acurizal, Penha and Doroche, covering a total area of 187,818 hectares. ...

Culture 2022-09-30 15:18:00

The Azerbaijan Friendship Organization has represented the country at the 44th Annual International Folk Festival held in Fayetteville, North Carolina, US. Head of Azerbaijan Friendship Organization Adika Iqbal said that the Azerbaijani community joined the festival for the first time ...

Culture 2022-09-30 12:46:00

The premier of the “Treasures of the World - Azerbaijan” movie has been held at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Supported by the Baku Media Center, the film was produced by the UK’s “SandStone Global Productions Company, in partnership with the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and bp Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2022-09-30 11:10:00

Every year, various international events are held around the world to highlight the role of the fairer sex in existing societies, to promote women who have reached a certain level with their skills at the global level. The "Global Woman Awards" award ceremony organized in Azerbaijan on March 23, 2022 is one of ...

Culture 2022-09-29 17:36:00

If Azerbaijan’s Gobustan State Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage site, is famous for its ancient music instrument called Gavaldash (tambourine stone), the Central Highlands of Vietnam can boast with its lithophone, which is “goong lu” in the language of M’Nong ...

Culture 2022-09-29 14:42:00

Al Pacino will star in the upcoming drama “Billy Knight” opposite Charlie Heaton of “Stranger Things” fame, according to Variety. Diana Silvers, best known for her work in “Ma” and “Space Force,” rounds out the cast of writer and director Alec Griffen Roth’s debut feature film ...

Culture 2022-09-29 14:06:00

Bassam Tariq has exited his role as director of Marvel Studios’ “Blade,” Variety has confirmed. Tariq’s departure comes as a shock, as production was set to begin in November on Marvel’s upcoming feature about the iconic comic book vampire slayer. The film is set to star Mahershala Ali in the title role ...

Culture 2022-09-29 11:37:00

In the heart of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation, lies Tikal National Park - one of the major sites of Mayan civilization, inhabited from the 6th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D. The park is located in Northern Guatemala's Petén Province within ...

Culture 2022-09-29 11:33:00

Located at the centre of La Gomera island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife provincia (province), in the Canary Islands comunidad autónoma (autonomous community), Spain, Garajonay National Park is a rare southern European example of a laurel forest with El Cedro Forest at its heart ...

Culture 2022-09-28 18:50:00

Edinburgh Castle, stronghold that was once the residence of Scottish monarchs and now serves mostly as a museum. It stands 443 feet (135 metres) above sea level and overlooks the city of Edinburgh from a volcanic crag called Castle Rock. Castle Rock has been the site of human activity for at least 3,000 years ...

Culture 2022-09-28 18:35:00