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A man seemingly disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the glass protecting the Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum and shouted at people to think of planet Earth, according to AP. The Paris prosecutor’s office said Monday that the 36-year-old man was detained following ...

Culture 2022-05-30 19:57:00

One of the old engineering structures among the preserved monuments up today and having importance from historical and architectural point of view is Tagly (arch) bridge. In XIX century there were 7 bridges in Guba province. But only Tagly (arch) bridge has been preserved until now ...

Culture 2022-05-30 18:27:00

One of Barcelona’s most iconic symbols, the Sagrada Familia is the most visited landmark in the whole of Spain. Considered to be a great example of modernist architecture designed by architect Antoni Gaudi, many tourists from across the globe come to visit this unfinished church ...

Culture 2022-05-30 13:15:00

Author Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian to win the International Booker Prize for her novel, Tomb of Sand, originally written in Hindi, according to Al Jazeera.The book tells the story of an 80-year-old widow who dares to cast off convention and confront the ghosts of her experiences ...

Culture 2022-05-27 20:53:00

The four members of ABBA have reunited for the first time in 14 years as they appeared on the red carpet at the new ABBA Arena in London’s Olympic Park, according to The Mirror. Last year the Swedish band released their first album in 40 years with Voyage ...

Culture 2022-05-27 17:27:00

Denali National Park and Preserve, vast region with an unspoiled natural environment of alpine tundra and boreal forest (taiga) in south-central Alaska, U.S. It lies roughly equidistant from Fairbanks to the northeast and Anchorage to the south-southeast and is some ...

Culture 2022-05-27 17:02:00

The Burgtheater, or Imperial Court Theater, is one of a group of colossal buildings that define the Viennese Imperial style. Its architects, Karl von Hasenauer and Gottfried Semper, were responsible for a number of landmark buildings constructed during the ...

Culture 2022-05-27 12:22:00

Leyla Vakilova – an outstanding Azerbaijani ballet dancer, choreographer, talented teacher and the People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR was born on January 29, 1927, in Baku. Vakilova took her first ballet lessons at the Baku State School of Choreography. ...

Culture 2022-05-26 17:55:00

The Tashkent-based MY5 TV channel has aired a program on Azerbaijan's tourism potential. The author of the program, broadcast with the support of the Azerbaijan Cultural Center named after Heydar Aliyev in Uzbekistan, is journalist Manuchehr Galandarzade ...

Culture 2022-05-26 17:20:00

Azerbaijan’s greatest architect Zivar bay Ahmadbayov was the first Azerbaijani to receive a European vocational education. He was Baku’s Chief Architect from 1918 to 1925.As part of his work in Baku, Ahmadbayov often visited the cities and towns of the provinces ...

Culture 2022-05-25 18:59:00

Forbidden City, Chinese Zijincheng or Tzu-chin-ch’eng, imperial palace complex at the heart of Beijing, China. Commissioned in 1406 by the Yongle emperor of the Ming dynasty, it was first officially occupied by the court in 1420 ...

Culture 2022-05-25 18:18:00

A jazz concert marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Norway has been held at the House of Literature in Norway’s capital Oslo.Addressing the event, Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Fariz Rzayev highlighted the development ...

Culture 2022-05-25 14:58:00

Archaeologists have discovered 46 stunning depictions of goddesses from ancient Egypt, which were previously buried under layers of soot and bird poop. Artists created the detailed and colorful frescoes on the ceiling of a temple nearly 2,200 years ago ...

Culture 2022-05-25 14:35:00

Prado Museum, Spanish Museo del Prado, art museum in Madrid, housing the world’s richest and most comprehensive collection of Spanish painting, as well as masterpieces of other schools of European painting, especially Italian and Flemish art ...

Culture 2022-05-25 14:01:00

Jahangir Jahangirov – a prominent Soviet and Azerbaijani composer, conductor, choirmaster and People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan was born on 20 June 1921, in Balakhani - settlement of Baku. He graduated from the Music College named after A. Zeynalli and then from Baku Academy of Music ...

Culture 2022-05-25 10:42:00

Algeria’s Al Shuruq and Al Harir newspapers have published an article by Chargé d'Affaires of Azerbaijan’s Embassy in the country Rafail Baghirov highlighting the restoration of historical and cultural monuments in the liberated territories of Azerbaijan. The article provides ...

Culture 2022-05-24 11:48:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with newly elected Secretary-General of TURKSOY Sultan Raev. At the meeting negotiations were held on further expanding the existing partnership ...

Culture 2022-05-24 10:37:00

“Shusha, the heart of Karabakh, is a sacred and dear place for Azerbaijan and the entire Turkic world," said president of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva during the panel “Cultural heritage as a foundation for ...

Culture 2022-05-23 19:27:00

As part of the celebration of 2022 as the "Year of Shusha", the Indonesia Postal Service - the state owned company, has issued a special postage stamp at the initiative of Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Indonesia. The postage stamps, reflecting words "Year of Shusha - 2022" in Indonesian ...

Culture 2022-05-23 17:32:00

Jordanian “Oroba” news portal has published articles by Azerbaijani Ambassador to the country Eldar Salimov highlighting Shusha – the ancient city of Azerbaijan. The ambassador provided insight into the history of Shusha - the cultural ...

Culture 2022-05-23 14:33:00