Geetanjali Shree first Indian to win International Booker Prize

27.05.2022 [20:53]
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 ...

ABBA seen together in public for first time in 14 years in rare appearance on red carpet

27.05.2022 [17:27]
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 ...

Mount Fuji - highest mountain in Japan, recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site

27.05.2022 [17:18]
Mount Fuji, Japanese Fuji-san, also spelled Fujisan, also called Fujiyama or Fuji no Yama, is the highest mountain in Japan. Mount Fuji is the tallest mountain in Japan, standing at 3,776 meters. Mt. Fuji, although generally envisaged as a single mountain ...

Denali National Park and Preserve - unspoiled natural environment of alpine tundra and boreal forest in south-central Alaska

27.05.2022 [17:02]
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 ...

Burgtheater - one of a group of colossal buildings reflecting opulence of 19th-century imperial Vienna

27.05.2022 [12:22]
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 ...

Cliffs of Moher – outstanding coastal features of Ireland

26.05.2022 [21:26]
Visually spectacular, the Cliffs of Moher sit astride the striking landscape of the Ireland’s Burren National Park on one side and the Wild Atlantic Ocean on the other. Rising out of the Atlantic waters to a height of over 700ft at O’Brien’s Tower and running along the coast ...

Leyla Vakilova – great Azerbaijani ballet dancer, choreographer and talented teacher

26.05.2022 [17:55]
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. ...

Uzbekistan's MY5 TV channel highlights Azerbaijan's tourism potential

26.05.2022 [17:20]
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 ...

Zivar bay Ahmadbayov – outstanding architect who skillfully blended European and Azerbaijani traditions

25.05.2022 [18:59]
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 ...

Great Barrier Reef - Australia’s most remarkable natural gift

25.05.2022 [18:22]
One of Australia’s most remarkable natural gifts, the Great Barrier Reef is blessed with the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems, coral cays, and literally hundreds ...

Forbidden City - imperial palace complex at heart of Beijing

25.05.2022 [18:18]
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 ...

Concert marking 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Norway held in Oslo VIDEO

25.05.2022 [14:58]
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 ...

Gorgeous paintings of ancient Egyptian goddesses revealed under layers of bird poop

25.05.2022 [14:35]
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 ...

Prado Museum - world’s richest and most comprehensive collection of Spanish painting

25.05.2022 [14:01]
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 ...

Jahangir Jahangirov - prominent Azerbaijani composer and choirmaster

25.05.2022 [10:42]
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 ...

Shamakhi elected as tourism capital of Turkic world

24.05.2022 [19:48]
Shamakhi has been elected as the tourism capital of the Turkic world for 2022. The decision was adopted at the 7th meeting of tourism ministers of the Organization of Turkic States, and at the 17th meeting of the working group on tourism. ...

Cabo San Lucas - one of most beautiful destinations in Mexico known for its sandy beaches, brilliant blue waters

24.05.2022 [19:01]
Cabo San Lucas is one of the hottest party towns in North America, Mexico with a glittering nightlife and a plethora of dining options that make energetic Cabo San Lucas an all-time favorite. Also called Cabo San “Loco” or just plain “Cabo”, the town’s reputation ...

Algerian media highlights restoration of historical and cultural monuments in Azerbaijan’s liberated territories

24.05.2022 [11:48]
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 ...