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Time and again Tom Cruise has proven that he likes to take risks in his roles, which is why he hardly ever needs a stunt double, according to Marca. Asked recently at the Cannes Film Festival why he dispenses with a stuntman, he replied: "No one asked Gene Kelly, 'Why do you dance?'" ...

Culture 2022-10-10 18:17:00

Located northeast of downtown Toronto on Lawrence Avenue East, the Toronto Botanical Garden is one of Toronto's largest and most stunning parks with 17 themed gardens featuring over 4,000 different varieties of plants and flowers, sitting on four glorious acres within the Edwards Gardens ...

Culture 2022-10-10 17:12:00

“The International Book Fair is a real book holiday for both authors and readers,” said President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva at the 8th International Book Fair. "Our beautiful Baku is hosting the International Book Fair once again ...

Culture 2022-10-10 14:13:00

Anitkabir is the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder and first President of the Republic of Turkiye. It is located in Ankara and was designed by architects Professor Emin Onat and Assistant Professor Ahmet Orhan Arda, whose proposal beat 48 other entries ...

Culture 2022-10-08 16:29:00

The Snow Crystal Museum in Asahikawa, Hokkaido is famous nationwide for its snow crystal theme. It recently became a huge hit thanks in part because its atmosphere resembles that of the movie "Frozen", and everywhere there is fantasy-like scenery ...

Culture 2022-10-08 16:03:00

Liverpool has been selected as the host city for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, following a tight bidding race with the city of Glasgow, according to the official website of the Eurovision Song Contest. The Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will take place in the Liverpool Arena next to the River Mersey ...

Culture 2022-10-08 12:09:00

The 8th Red Tulip Film Festival, aiming to promote Turkish films in the Netherlands, began Friday amid a three-year break because of the coronavirus, according to Anadolu Agency. The event screened Leyla Hanım, a film directed by Ilke Isisag, depicting the life of Leyla Atakan ...

Culture 2022-10-08 09:51:00

Jody Miller, whose “Queen of the House” won the 1966 Grammy Award for best country performance by a woman, died Thursday at age 80, according to AP. Miller died in her hometown of Blanchard, Oklahoma, of complications from Parkinson’s disease, according to Universal Music Group ...

Culture 2022-10-08 09:10:00

“Currently, 3 mosques and 2 churches are under restoration in Shusha,” said Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Karimov as he addressed the “Restoration of cultural and historical heritage in a post-conflict era” session on the sidelines of the Azerbaijan’s National ...

Culture 2022-10-07 19:47:00

Located only about 10 miles from Aspen, Colorado, the Maroon Bells are two 14,000-foot peaks in the Elk Mountains that are reflected in crystal-clear Maroon Lake, snuggled in a glacial valley. They are the crown jewels of the Rocky Mountains and by far one of the most photographed scenes in the country ...

Culture 2022-10-07 19:33:00

Established in the 8th century under the Silla Dynasty, on the slopes of Mount Tohamsan, South Korea’s Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple form a religious architectural complex of exceptional significance. Seokguram is an artificial grotto constructed of granite that comprises an antechamber, a corridor and a main rotunda ...

Culture 2022-10-07 18:06:00

The family of a cinematographer shot and killed by Alec Baldwin on the set of the film “Rust” has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the actor and the movie’s producers, and producers aim to restart the project in January despite unresolved workplace safety sanctions, according to AP ...

Culture 2022-10-07 16:36:00

Built in a striking Gothic Revival style, Casa Loma is among Toronto’s most striking and unique architectural landmarks. It was initially built in 1911 as a private residence - the largest in Canada at the time - for financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt, Casa Loma ...

Culture 2022-10-06 22:17:00

Salonga National Park of the Democratic Republic of Congo is Africa's largest tropical rainforest reserve. Very isolated and only accessible by water transport, this vast Park (3,600,000 ha) contains the important evolution of both species and communities in a forest area still relatively intact ...

Culture 2022-10-06 20:36:00

The Cancun Underwater Museum of Art (Museo Subacuático de Arte, known as MUSA) is a museum of underwater sculptures based in Mexico that opened in 2010 and is devoted to the art of conservation ...

Culture 2022-10-06 19:55:00

Located in the extreme southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, Borneo is the third largest island in the world, surpassed in size by only Greenland and New Guinea. Borneo is situated southeast of the Malay Peninsula in the Greater Sunda Islands group of the Malay Archipelago. ...

Culture 2022-10-06 17:04:00

The "Cultural Network House" (CNH) Public Association in collaboration with Turkish-Azerbaijani Friendship Cooperation and Solidarity Foundation (TADIV) has implemented the first of its kind cultural project between Azerbaijani artists and Turkish universities ...

Culture 2022-10-06 14:57:00

A 1,800-year-old military medal has been unearthed in an ancient city in southeastern Türkiye, according to archaeologists, Anadolu Agency reports. During periodic excavations which began in 2001 in the ancient city of Perre in the Adiyaman ...

Culture 2022-10-06 12:38:00

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture Anar Karimov has met with Vice Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of the Islamic Republic of Iran Yaser Ahmadvand to discuss prospects for cultural cooperation. During the meeting, held on the sidelines of the 8th Baku International Book Fair ...

Culture 2022-10-06 12:26:00

“The information boards for tourists will be installed on the newly erected monuments in Azerbaijan,” said Azerbaijani Culture Minister Anar Karimov. Minister noted that the information boards will provide the foreign tourists with the necessary information ...

Culture 2022-10-05 19:08:00