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Once a haven for pirates, Cocos Island is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most in-demand scuba dive venues in the world. The island is uninhabited, except for the permanent ranger’s station ...

Culture 2022-11-17 18:05:00

Nosara is one of the world’s premier surf towns, a quaint, peaceful, multicultural community surrounded by wildlife and jungle. The town has a large and diverse expat community and is best known for its world-renowned yoga and incredible surf. Situated along its border is ...

Culture 2022-11-16 20:18:00

“We continue our activities with enthusiasm and great effort for the implementation of future large-scale projects,” said President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva during her speech at the 9th meeting of the Council of ...

Culture 2022-11-16 20:06:00

The Georgian 137-year-old "Erisioni" ensemble will give a concert in Baku to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Georgia. Co-organized by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth of Georgia and the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan ...

Culture 2022-11-16 19:39:00

On November 17, the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, the first museum of its kind will celebrate the 55th anniversary of its establishment. The museum will present newly acquired exhibits: Early 18th-century artistic embroidery and two pairs of earrings from the second half of the 19th century ...

Culture 2022-11-16 12:01:00

Located on the plains in the north-central region of Canada, the Wood Buffalo National Park, covering 44,807 km2 (4,480,000 ha), is home to North America's largest population of wild bison. The park’s huge tracts of boreal forest also provide crucial ...

Culture 2022-11-15 19:21:00

Located north of Elsinore on a strategically important site commanding the Sound (Øresund), a narrow stretch of water between Denmark and Sweden, the Kronborg Castle played a key role in the history of Northern Europe from the 16th to the 18th centuries ...

Culture 2022-11-15 12:35:00

A Brussels-based European multimedia news platform EU Reporter has published an article by Ambassador Elman Abdullayev, Permanent Delegate of Azerbaijan to UNESCO. Headlined “Two years on from the conflict, Armenia must face justice for its destruction of Azerbaijani ...

Culture 2022-11-15 10:20:00

Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island) is a Norwegian volcanic island in the Southern Ocean. Bouvetøya is one of the most isolated islands in the world and 89 percent of the island is covered by glaciers. Bouvetøya is the Norwegian claim area in the seethe of the polar regions we ...

Culture 2022-11-14 19:21:00

Located on the granitic island of Praslin, second largest of the Seychelles archipelago, the Vallée de Mai is a 19.5 ha area of palm forest, which remains largely unchanged since prehistoric times. The forest is also home to five other endemic palms and many endemic fauna species ...

Culture 2022-11-14 19:17:00

On November 21, a memorial evening dedicated to the 100th anniversary of outstanding composer, People's Artist of Azerbaijan Fikrat Amirov will be held at the "Bilkend" Concert Hall in Ankara, Turkiye. The program will feature "Mugham-poem", "12 miniatures", "Ballad" for violin and piano performed ...

Music 2022-11-14 16:43:00

Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time, the Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama in Japan with their Gassho-style houses subsisted on the cultivation of mulberry trees and the rearing of silkworms ...

Culture 2022-11-14 15:32:00

Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,200 m, the Old City of Sana'a in Yemen is defined by an extraordinary density of rammed earth and burnt brick towers rising several stories above stone-built ground floors, strikingly decorated with geometric patterns of fired bricks and white gypsum ...

Culture 2022-11-14 12:39:00

Buckingham Palace is the official London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom and an iconic symbol for the people of London. Located in the City of Westminster and housing the Royal Family for more than 180 years ...

Culture 2022-11-13 13:41:00

Hyde Park is one of London's eight Royal Parks and the largest in the city. The park is the greatest of four that form a chain of green urban spaces, including Kensington Gardens, Green Park, and St James' Park, and is home to several famous landmarks, including the Serpentine Lake, Speaker's Corner, and the Diana ...

Culture 2022-11-12 20:26:00

Manu National Park is a globally renowned haven of terrestrial biodiversity at the meeting point of the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Basin in Southwestern Peru. A vast, geographically and economically isolated watershed, the still roadless property has been spared from ...

Culture 2022-11-12 09:32:00

Royal National Park Australia was the country’s first official national park. Located in New South Wales, around thirty kilometres south of Sydney, ‘Nasho’, as the locals call it, was formally proclaimed on 26 April, 1879, making it second only to Yellowstone in the US as the world’s oldest national park. It was also the first ...

Culture 2022-11-11 20:04:00

In the late 18th and early 19th century, the small Thuringian town of Weimar in Germany witnessed a remarkable cultural flowering, attracting many writers and scholars, notably Goethe (1749-1832) and Schiller (1759-1805). This development is reflected in the high quality of many buildings and parks in the surrounding area ...

Culture 2022-11-11 19:14:00

The European Film Academy has announced the nominees for the main categories of the European Film Awards, which takes place on December 10 in Reykjavík and will celebrate the best of European Film culture. The five shortlisted films for the European Film award all have festival pedigree ...

Culture 2022-11-11 17:08:00

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia’s most famous landmarks. Built in 1932, this incredible feat of engineering uses almost 53,000 tonnes of steel to connect the Sydney CBD with the northern suburbs. Prior to its construction, Sydney residents hoping to cross ...

Culture 2022-11-10 21:58:00