‘The Batman’ flies past $750M at worldwide box office as HBO max debut dawns tomorrow

18.04.2022 [20:21]
Warner Bros/DC’s The Batman has winged its way past three-quarters of a billion dollars at the worldwide box office, maintaining its spot as the highest-grossing film of the year, globally and domestically. The worldwide cume through Sunday is $751.1M with the Matt Reeves - directed spin on the Caped Crusader counting $386.1M ...

Bursa and Cumalıkızık: centuries-old Ottoman heritage protected by UNESCO

18.04.2022 [17:40]
Cumalıkızık, carrying the traces of the Ottoman Empire to this day, with 700-year-old Ottoman civilian architecture vivid and sturdy to the present day in the northwestern province of Bursa, is located in the Turkish city of Bursa and the nearby village of Cumalıkızık, in the southern Marmara region ...

Works of Salvador Dali converted to NFT

18.04.2022 [16:33]
Dalí Universe and Artscrapy transformed the sculptures of Salvador Dalí, one of the most important representatives of surrealism, into NFT. Limited edition NFTs are on sale for $30 each. Spanish painter and sculptor Salvador Dalí, one of the representatives ...

Polish heritage in Baku – Paris of Caucasus

18.04.2022 [15:22]
During the rapid development of the oil industry in Azerbaijan in the 19th century, many Poles came to Baku in search of work and a better life, thus laying the foundation of the Polish architectural heritage in Baku, which was considered Paris of the Caucasus. Although the Poles lived ...

April 18 marks International Day for Monuments and Sites

18.04.2022 [13:17]
April 18 is annually observed as the International Day for Monuments and Sites (IDMS). It aims to bring global attention to the need to conserve monuments and sites as our cultural heritage and to “celebrate the diversity of this heritage”. Organizations devoted ...

Soltan Ahmad Palace

18.04.2022 [13:00]
Another monument destroyed during the occupation of Lachin district of Azerbaijan by the Armenian armed forces in 1992 is Soltan Ahmad Palace in the village of Soltanlar. It is estimated that Soltan Ahmad Palace was built in the fourteenth century ...

Selimiye Mosque – Crown jewel of Ottoman Empire recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site in Turkiye

18.04.2022 [11:37]
Added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 2011, the Selimiye Mosque – crown jewel of the Ottoman Empire - and its social complex in Edirne was built in 1575 by Mimar Sinan, the most renowned Ottoman architect of the 16th century. Sinan, the most famous ...

ICOMOS vice president visits Aghdam

18.04.2022 [10:59]
A delegation led by head of the State Service for the Protection, Development and Restoration of Cultural Heritage under the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan Azad Jafarli, together with the Vice-President of ICOMOS (International Council for the Preservation of Monuments and Sites of UNESCO) Zeynab Gul Unal, has visited Aghdam ...

Naftalan Oil Resort

16.04.2022 [20:49]
Naftalan resort is famous due to the Naftalan crude oil found here with its healing properties, and has sparked a boom in medical tourism to the region. Naftalan resort is located 50 km from the ancient city of Ganja, the second largest city in Azerbaijan ...

Museum of Bread Culture in Ulm city of Germany – world’s first bread museum

16.04.2022 [19:38]
The Aghdam Bread Museum, opened in Azerbaijan’s eponymous district in 1983, was the second bread museum in the world and the first one of a kind in the former USSR, whereas Germany’s Museum of Bread Culture, which contains the largest known collection revolving around bread's cultural history, is ...

Receipt for invisible artwork auctioned for nearly $1.2 million

16.04.2022 [18:22]
A receipt for a piece of "invisible art" by French artist Yves Klein surpassed expectations by selling for nearly $1.2 million at an auction, according to UPI. Sotheby's said the receipt, part of Klein's imaginary art series Zones of Immaterial Pictorial Sensibility, had been expected to fetch up to $551,000, but surpassed ...

Liz Sheridan, Jerry’s doting mom on ‘Seinfeld,’ dies at 93

16.04.2022 [14:40]
Liz Sheridan, who played doting mom to Jerry Seinfeld on his hit sitcom, died early Friday at the age of 93, according to AP. Sheridan died in her sleep from natural causes, five days after her April 10 birthday, said Amanda Hendon, her longtime representative and friend ...

Albanian monastery-Aghoghlan Temple

16.04.2022 [13:57]
Aghoghlan Temple is Albanian monastery built in the 5th-6th centuries. Aghoghlan Temple is set in two acres of land at the 30th kilometer of Lachin-Minkand highway, on the right bank of the river Hakari, near Kosalar village of Lachin district ...

Goreme National Park and Rock Sites of Cappadocia - a spectacular landscape, mountain ridges, valleys and pinnacles known as “fairy chimneys”

16.04.2022 [13:55]
Turkiye’s central Cappadocia region offers visitors a journey through stunning landscapes rich with treasures both natural and cultural. In 1985, Goreme National Park was added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and today it is one of Turkey’s top 10 tourist attractions. There is evidence of human ...

Azerbaijan joins International Exhibition in Florida

16.04.2022 [13:10]
An Azerbaijani delegation has also attended the 7th Annual World Exhibition at Florida International University (FIU). According to the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, the Azerbaijani Corner, launched on the initiative of the Azerbaijani-American Youth Organization ...

Marvel plans to submit Loki, Moon Knight, and Hawkeye for Emmys

16.04.2022 [11:25]
Marvel Studios plans to submit Loki, Hawkeye, and Moon Knight for Emmy consideration this year, according to Screen Rant. The 74th Primetime Emmy will honor the best in television that aired between June 1, 2021, and May 31, 2022, with nominations set to be announced on July 12, 2022 ...

April 15 marking World Art Day

15.04.2022 [19:43]
To honor and mark the birthday of the greatest artist of all time, Italian polymath Leanardo da Vinci, UNESCO`s General Conference in 2012 declared April 15 World Art Day. This day was established by the International Association of Art, to raise worldwide attention to the work of international artists, and the ways of creative expression that exist ...

Altiaghaj National Park

15.04.2022 [19:29]
Altiaghaj National Park was established in August 2004. The National Park is located in Khizi and Siyazan districts. It was created in an area of 11. 035 hectares on the base of Altiaghaj State Natural Reserve. The main objective of the creation of the National Park is to ensure the conservation of basic components ...

Mount Nemrut - one of most ambitious constructions of Hellenistic period in Turkiye protected by UNESCO

15.04.2022 [19:09]
Crowning one of the highest peaks of the Eastern Taurus mountain range in south-east Turkiye, Nemrut Dağ (Mount Nemrut) is the Hierotheseion (temple-tomb and house of the gods) built by the late Hellenistic King Antiochos I of Commagene (69-34 B.C.) as a monument to himself ...