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The Stoclet House, a private residence in the Belgian capital Brussels, is an outstanding testimony to the creative genius of the Wiener Werkstätte (“Vienna Workshop”) an artistic cooperative. It was designed and built in Brussels from 1905 to 1911 by one of the founders of the movement ...

Culture 2022-11-02 16:57:00

Located to the north of the massif of the Aurès in a mountainous site of great beauty, 480 km south-east of Algiers and 110 km to the south of Constantine, Timgad is a consummate example of a Roman military colony created ex nihilo. The Colonia Marciana Traiana Thamugadi was founded in 100 A.D. by Trajan ...

Culture 2022-11-02 12:35:00

The Kangra Fort was built by the royal Rajput family of Kangra State (the Katoch dynasty), which traces its origins to the ancient Trigarta Kingdom, mentioned in the Mahabharata epic. It is the largest fort in the Himalayas and probably the oldest dated fort in India. The fort ...

Culture 2022-11-01 19:43:00

Located in the State of Rajasthan, India, Keoladeo National Park is an important wintering ground of Palaearctic migratory waterfowl and is renowned for its large congregation of non-migratory resident breeding birds. A green wildlife oasis situated within a populated human-dominated landscape ...

Culture 2022-11-01 17:34:00

Located in Canada, on the east coast of Quebec, the palaeontological site of Miguasha National Park is considered to be the world's most outstanding illustration of the Devonian Period known as the 'Age of Fishes'. Dating from 370 million years ago, the Upper Devonian Escuminac Formation represented ...

Culture 2022-11-01 14:17:00

The soundtracks of 20 popular movies were interpreted by the Avangard Chamber Orchestra at the Nizami Cinema Center. The magnificent music written for the film "Arshin mal alan", "Legend of Gumushgol", "Dream" and others were introduced for the first time in a new arrangement ...

Culture 2022-10-31 19:09:00

L'Anse aux Meadows Natural Historical Site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Great Northern Peninsula tip of Newfoundland, Canada. The remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement are evidence of the first European presence in North America ...

Culture 2022-10-31 19:00:00

Considered to be one of the seven natural wonders of North America, the Bay of Fundy is located approximately halfway between the equator and the North Pole on the remarkably picturesque east coast of Canada. What makes this particular bay so special is that it is subject to the highest tides on Earth, which have been ...

Culture 2022-10-31 18:20:00

Mir Castle Complex is a one-of-a-kind architectural wonder situated in the heart of Belarus. The construction of this castle began at the end of the 15th century, in Gothic style. It was subsequently extended and reconstructed, first in the Renaissance and then in the Baroque style ...

Culture 2022-10-31 18:02:00

The “Cultural Network House” Public Association and Baku City Main Department of Culture have launched a new "Master classes" project with world-famous pianist Shahin Novrasli. The project, which features three stages, will be carried out once a week until ...

Culture 2022-10-31 17:23:00

The solo exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Heyran Mustafa-Zade in Prague is coming to an end. Her exhibition "Visual Sensation" showcasing a part of the artist's work over the last five years opened at Prague's private Randls Gallery on March 30th this year. The project featured an author's presentation in Czech of her ...

Culture 2022-10-31 17:05:00

“Black Adam” conquered the box office again in its second weekend in theaters, according to Variety. The Warner Bros. comic book adventure, starring Dwayne Johnson as a baddie who promises to change the “hierarchy of power” in the ...

Culture 2022-10-31 14:32:00

Extending over 72,000 ha in north-western Colombia, Los Katios National Park comprises low hills, forests and humid plains. The property has great biological wealth and a privileged role in the South American continent's biogeographical history ...

Culture 2022-10-29 19:00:00

The Madara Rider, representing the figure of a knight triumphing over a lion, is carved into a 100-m-high cliff near the village of Madara in north-east Bulgaria. It is a unique relief, an exceptional work of art, created during the first years of the formation of the Bulgarian State ...

Culture 2022-10-29 16:10:00

On April 15, 1998, the Council on Tall Buildings named the Petronas Towers the tallest in the world, passing the torch to a new continent. Although the project's developers, a consortium of private investors in association with the Malaysian ...

Culture 2022-10-28 20:03:00

The Great Spa Towns of Europe is a World Heritage Site comprising 11 famous historic spa towns and cities in seven countries, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List on July 24, 2021. The Great Spas in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom represent ...

Culture 2022-10-28 19:24:00

Shark Bay is located at the westernmost point of the Australian Coast. It also serves as the meeting point of three climatic regions. This explains the diversity of life forms in the region. About 70% of the Shark Bay area consists of marine waters while encompassing many other conservation reserves and protected ...

Culture 2022-10-28 19:23:00

Ed Sheeran revealed exciting news for his fans as he shared that he is filming a tell-all documentary about his personal and professional life, according to the Daily Times. The singer-songwriter shared that the project will explore different aspects of his life including his ...

Culture 2022-10-28 10:02:00

The Lower Valley of the Omo is located in south-western Ethiopia. The property extends over an area of 165 km2. The age old sedimentary deposits in the Lower Omo Valley are now world renowned for the discovery of many hominid fossils, that have been of fundamental importance in the study of human evolution ...

Culture 2022-10-27 20:14:00

The Colomares Castle is located in Benalmádena, Málaga province. It was the dream of Dr. Esteban, a surgeon who loved history and art and, at the end of last century, left the scalpel to build a monument to Christopher Columbus and the Discovery of America. For over 15 years, the Doctor was taken for a madman ...

Culture 2022-10-27 19:04:00