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According to written sources in the territory of Azerbaijan there used to be more than 20 wind musical instruments differing from each other on construction, means of sound extraction and sounding. As for modern classification they referred to lip ...

Culture 2022-10-21 19:18:00

Mount Roraima is the highest of South America`s Pakaraima Mountains and one of the world`s most extraordinary natural geological formations. The 31-square-kilometer summit area is defined by 400-meter-tall cliffs on all sides and includes the borders of Brazil ...

Culture 2022-10-21 17:43:00

Situated between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea and inhabited since prehistoric times, Petra - the rock-cut capital city of the Nabateans became during Hellenistic and Roman times a major caravan centre for the incense of Arabia, the silks of China and the spices of India, a crossroads between Arabia ...

Culture 2022-10-21 17:02:00

bp today publicly presented four books of modern Azerbaijani poetry and prose which the company has sponsored to promote Azerbaijan’s modern literature. The project aimed to support four young and talented authors - two poets and two writers by publishing their selected literary pieces ...

Culture 2022-10-20 19:27:00

Located in north-west Indian Ocean near the Gulf of Aden, the 250 km long Socotra Archipelago comprises four islands and two rocky islets, which appear as a prolongation of the Horn of Africa. The site is of universal importance because of its biodiversity with rich and distinct flora and fauna ...

Culture 2022-10-20 18:00:00

The Cave of Crystal Giants is one of the largest underground spectacles on our planet. It is a geological wonder located in the depths of the Mexican desert of Chihuahua, just close to the border of the United States of America ...

Culture 2022-10-20 17:55:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Azerbaijan Rafał Poborski at the headquarters of the organization. ...

Culture 2022-10-20 17:07:00

erra-cotta army, also called terra-cotta soldiers or terra-cotta warriors, is the life-size terra-cotta figures found in the tomb of the first Qin emperor, Qin Shi Huang (also called Shihuangdi), near Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China. According to archeologists ...

Culture 2022-10-20 12:55:00

The Darvaza Gas Crater is a large crater in the Karakum Desert of north-central Turkmenistan where thousands of flames fueled by seeping natural gas have been burning for decades. The flaming crater`s sights and sounds are frightening enough that local people call it the ...

Culture 2022-10-19 19:39:00

Angkor Wat, temple complex at Angkor, near Siĕmréab, Cambodia, that was built in the 12th century by King Suryavarman II, is the vast religious complex comprising more than a thousand buildings. It is one of the great cultural wonders of the world. Angkor Wat is the world’s largest religious structure ...

Culture 2022-10-19 19:27:00

Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, Russia, remains covered with ice for almost five months a year. Known as the 'Galapagos of Russia', its age and isolation have produced one of the world's richest and most unusual freshwater faunas, which is of exceptional value to evolutionary science ...

Culture 2022-10-19 18:47:00

The Chand Baori is a stepwell built over a thousand years ago in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. It is one of the largest stepwells in the world and also one of the most beautiful ones. Located in the eastern part of the province of Rajasthan, it was built by King Chanda somewhere in the 9th century ...

Culture 2022-10-19 17:41:00

The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (408,250 sq km), the largest marine protected area in the Pacific, is globally exceptional and as such is a superlative natural phenomenon of global importance. The property contains an outstanding collection of large submerged volcanoes, presumed extinct ...

Culture 2022-10-19 16:55:00

Daniel Craig has received the title of Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George from Princess Anne during a ceremony at Windsor Castle, according to UPI. The honor, in recognition of Craig's contribution to film and theater, was bestowed upon the ...

Theatre and cinema 2022-10-19 15:13:00

Brugge is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country, and the seventh-largest city of the country by population. It is an outstanding example of a medieval historic settlement, which has maintained its historic fabric ...

Culture 2022-10-19 12:00:00

Built between the 1st and 7th centuries A.D., the holy city of Teotihuacan is situated some 50 km north-east of Mexico City. It is characterized by the vast size of its monuments – in particular, the Temple of Quetzalcoatl and the Pyramids of the Sun and the ...

Culture 2022-10-18 19:02:00

Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple is one of the most original temples in Thailand. The original version of the temple was in very poor condition, when a famous Thai visual artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat, decided to buy the temple and turn it into a masterpiece of modern ...

Culture 2022-10-18 18:43:00

Azerbaijan National Library named after M.F. Akhundzade has launched a virtual exhibition “October 18 – the Restoration of Independence Day". The exhibition features photos, books and articles highlighting the history of the country's independence ...

Culture 2022-10-18 17:06:00

The Embassy of Greece in Baku and the International Mugham Center (IMC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of cultural cooperation, as Greek Ambassador to the country Nikolaos Piperigos met with IMC Director Murad Huseynov ...

Culture 2022-10-18 16:38:00

Established in 1931 and transformed into the Museum Directorate in 1933, the Afyonkarahisar Archaeological Museum, also known as the Afyon Museum, is an archaeological museum in Afyonkarahisar, Turkiye. The museum exhibits a wide variety of artifacts from the Copper Age, Bronze Age and the civilizations of Hittites ...

Culture 2022-10-18 15:23:00