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President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with President of the Council of Higher Education of Turkiye Erol Özvar as part of her visit to Ankara. President of the Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva highlighted the activities ...

Culture 2023-01-20 16:52:00

The Indian “abplive.com” news portal has posted an article highlighting Ateshgah Fire Temple, a historical architectural reserve in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. The article mentioned that the temple, where fire has been burning for centuries in Azerbaijan, is located thousands ...

Culture 2023-01-19 11:23:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with Chairman of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Serkan Kayalar as part of her visit to Ankara. President of the Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva highlighted the multifaceted activities ...

Culture 2023-01-18 22:26:00

“Spruechetante”, the popular German literature portal, has posted in German the verses “I'm in No Rush” and “Don't Give Up!” by Samad Vurgun, a notable Azerbaijani poet, as part of the Azerbaijan State Translation Centre (AzSTC) project “Azerbaijan Literature in an International Virtual World ...

Culture 2023-01-17 13:23:00

President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has met with the world-famous Azerbaijani photographer Reza Deghati. At the meeting, Gunay Afandiyeva recalled a photo exhibition by Reza Deghati entitled ...

Culture 2023-01-16 20:23:00

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has offered condolences to the relatives and loved ones of an outstanding singer, actor and director Vakhtang Kikabidze over his death. “We were deeply saddened by the news of the death of Vakhtang Kikabidze ...

Culture 2023-01-15 17:51:00

Located at Slotsholmen in the heart of Copenhagen, capital city of Denmark, Thorvaldsens Museum - one of the country’s most beautiful buildings itself is a historical treasure, with grand architectural features to complement the statues of gods and famous ...

Culture 2023-01-13 11:43:00

There are few places in the world that can enthrall quite like Kamchatka, easily Russia's most scenically dramatic region. A vast volcanic peninsula that is almost entirely wilderness, Kamchatka is a place of extraordinary primal beauty, rushing rivers, hot springs and snow-capped peaks ...

Culture 2023-01-12 20:05:00

The Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe, a semi-desert landscape between the Nile and Atbara rivers, was the heartland of the Kingdom of Kush, a major power from the 8th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D. The property consists of the royal city of the Kushite kings at Meroe, near the River Nile ...

Culture 2023-01-12 17:51:00

In addition to Türkiye's national and worldwide success on both the big and little screen, numerous animated films from the country have also shattered box office records, according to Anadolu Agency. Producers assisted by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, particularly in animated films ...

Culture 2023-01-12 11:09:00

The archaeological Rock Art site, located in Jubbah, Ha’il province, is of Saudi Arabia’s five listed UNESCO World Heritage sites. The property is comprised of two components: Jabal Umm Sinman at Jubbah, located approximately 90 km northwest of the city of Hail, and Jabal Al-Manjor ...

Culture 2023-01-11 14:29:00

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced Tuesday that it is joining Brazil's Culture Ministry in recovering the capital Brasilia's cultural heritage after supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed key institutions over the weekend ...

Culture 2023-01-11 10:09:00

The famed ancient site of Gobeklitepe in southeastern Türkiye hosted 850,000 people in 2022, reaching the highest number of visitors since its opening, according to a local official. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Head of Sanliurfa Archeology Museum Celal Uludag said the most important ...

Culture 2023-01-10 17:40:00

“Films for the 6th ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival are already being submitted. The festival will be held in September of this year,” Chairman of Azerbaijan Animation Association, founder and director of ANIMAFILM International Animation Festival Rashid Aghamaliyev told AZERTAC ...

Culture 2023-01-10 15:57:00

The Azerbaijan State Translation Centre has announced the publication of the book “Les Nous divins s’ourrent sur ton visage – Imadeddin Nassimi” (“I Became the Path of Truth – Imadeddin Nasimi”) in French directed to promote Azerbaijan classical literature worldwide ...

Culture 2023-01-10 11:39:00

Nearly 5,000 people took part in the traditional "New Year's Dive" in Belgium to celebrate the new year, according to Anadolu Agency. Gathering at the coastal city of Ostend, thousands of participants also did some warm-up exercises before the traditional New Year's swim ...

Culture 2023-01-09 09:47:00

Stonehenge and Avebury, in Wiltshire, England, are among the most famous groups of megaliths in the world. The two sanctuaries consist of circles of menhirs arranged in a pattern whose astronomical significance is still being explored ...

Culture 2023-01-07 14:32:00

The Sistine Chapel is one of the chapels of the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City State, where the pope's official residence is located. Originally it worked like the chapel of the Vatican fort and was known like Cappella Magna. Its name comes from Pope Sixtus IV who ordered its restoration between 1473 and 1481 ...

Culture 2023-01-06 17:38:00

The second-most-popular name for newborn boys in the Netherlands in 2022 was Muhammad, according to new figures, Anadolu Agency reports. According to data released by the Dutch Social Insurance Bank (SVB) on Thursday ...

Culture 2023-01-06 17:01:00

Located on a highland plateau at the centre of Eritrea, Asmara, a Modernist city of Africa is the capital of the country and is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a colonial planned city, which resulted from the subsequent phases of planning between ...

Culture 2023-01-06 15:46:00