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Rising above the modern lower town, the Alhambra and the Albaycín, situated on two adjacent hills, form the medieval part of Granada, Spain. To the east of the Alhambra fortress and residence are the magnificent gardens of the Generalife ...

Culture 2022-09-17 12:00:00

A vast area of primary tropical forest dominated by two spectacular extinct volcanoes, Kahuzi and Biega, the park has a diverse and abundant fauna. One of the last groups of eastern lowland (graueri) gorillas ...

Culture 2022-09-17 09:15:00

Bath and North East Somerset, unitary authority, geographic and historic county of Somerset, southwestern England lies southeast of the city of Bristol and encompasses the city of Bath (the main administrative centre), several small urban areas between Bath and Bristol ...

Culture 2022-09-16 19:45:00

The 6th International Congress of Turkology entitled “Studies on the Turkic World - Multidisciplinary Perspectives” organized by the University of Warsaw will be held in Poland on September 19-21. The main partners of the Congress are the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation ...

Culture 2022-09-16 19:09:00

The Great Mardakan Fortress is a quadrangular defensive castle, built by Shirvanshah Akhsitan, son of Shirvanshah Manuchohr, in the middle of the 14th century, as one of the watchtowers placed over the Absheron Peninsula ...

Culture 2022-09-16 17:21:00

Shikh Tower, which was built at height of 16 meters in Mardakan, was almost exclusively used as watch point. Mardakan people call it as Light tower. According to the historical sources, the area of location of the tower is a land belonging to Sayid Abdukheyr sheikh. Therefore ...

Culture 2022-09-16 17:14:00

Located in the remote Valley of the Ten Peaks in the Canadian Rockies, Moraine Lake is an emerald beauty, a small, cold glacier-fed jewel surrounded by towering mountains, immense waterfalls, and ancient rock piles, so beautiful it takes breath away. As the glaciers melt ...

Culture 2022-09-16 17:07:00

On September 17, the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum will host the opening of the “Dress to Impress: Exhibition of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade” dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2022-09-16 14:51:00

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Karimov has visited the House Museum of Rasul Rza – an outstanding representative of Azerbaijani literature, People`s Poet. The purpose of the visit was to get acquainted with the works carried out regarding ...

Culture 2022-09-15 16:33:00

The International Turkic Academy has issued a statement strongly condemning the military provocation of the Armenian armed forces towards the Dashkasan, Kalbajar and Lachin directions of the Azerbaijan-Armenia state border, which caused loss of lives and injuries, and expressed its deep concern over the situation ...

Culture 2022-09-15 16:01:00

Located on Australia’s southeastern coast, Sydney is the country’s largest city and, with its magnificent harbour and strategic position, is one of the most important ports in the South Pacific.In the early 19th century, when it was still a small convict settlement and the first settlers had barely penetrated the interior ...

Culture 2022-09-14 18:03:00

A coin minted on behalf of Orhan Ghazi, the Ottoman Empire’s second sultan, was found during ongoing archaeological excavations at Karacahisar Castle in Türkiye’s central Eskisehir province, according to Anadolu Agency. Karacahisar was the first castle conquered from the Byzantine Empire by Orhan’s father Osman Ghazi ...

Culture 2022-09-14 17:57:00

The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation has issued a statement on the large-scale provocations of the Armenian armed forces on the Azerbaijani-Armenian state border on the night from 12th to 13th September. The statement reads: “The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation ...

Culture 2022-09-14 16:07:00

Located on the Schelde (Scheldt) River, about 55 miles (88 km) from the North Sea, Antwerp, Flemish Antwerpen, French Anvers, city, Flanders region of Belgium, is one of the world’s major seaports. It is the second-biggest port in Europe, the centre of the world's diamond industry ...

Culture 2022-09-14 12:07:00

HBO and its streaming service HBO Max cleaned up at last night’s Emmy awards, pulling in a dozen wins in the Primetime Emmys, compared with its next nearest rival, Netflix, which had just three, according to TechCrunch. Overall, Netflix also fell behind in terms of the total number of awards it won, including the ...

Culture 2022-09-14 11:10:00

The Turkish Mediterranean resort city of Antalya offers a fascinating holiday experience with its history, nature, cuisine, various entertainment opportunities and uniquely designed luxury hotels, according to Anadolu Agency ...

Culture 2022-09-13 18:55:00

From September 7 to 11, the 5th ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival was held at the Nizami Cinema Center. During five days, 121 different animated films for children and adults from 29 countries were shown at the festival. This year, festival’s theme was the "Climate Change ...

Culture 2022-09-13 14:42:00

An Azerbaijani delegation has participated at the Festival of National Cultures held on the occasion of the 855th anniversary of the city of Gomel, Belarus. At the festival, the representatives of the "Congress of Azerbaijani Communities" ...

Culture 2022-09-12 18:49:00

The 14th International Uzeyir Hajibeyli Music Festival will be held from September 18 to 26. Musicians from Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, France, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Turkiye, US, as well as local musicians will perform in Baku, Ganja ...

Culture 2022-09-12 17:48:00

“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” directed by Laura Poitras, was awarded the Golden Lion for best film at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on Saturday by a competition jury led by Julianne Moore, according to The New York Times. The film, about the photographer Nan Goldin ...

Culture 2022-09-11 13:23:00