Mozart`s birthplace, one of most popular and well-visited sights in Austrian city of Salzburg

08.07.2022 [13:43]
The house in which Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - one of the most influential, popular and prolific composers of the classical period was born on the January 27, 1756, in Austrian city of Salzburg, is now one of the most frequently visited museums in the world. No other place ...

James Caan, Oscar nominee for ‘The Godfather,’ dies at 82

08.07.2022 [13:07]
James Caan, the curly-haired tough guy known to movie fans as the hotheaded Sonny Corleone of “The Godfather” and to television audiences as both the dying football player in the classic weeper “Brian’s Song” and the casino boss in “Las Vegas,” has died at the age of 82, according to AP. His manager ...

Wisteria Flower Tunnel in Japan

07.07.2022 [19:07]
There are a few must-see, bucket-list destinations in the world that look too magical to be real, such as the wisteria tunnels in Japan. The wisteria tunnels are located in the Kawachi Fuji Gardens in Kitakyushu, Japan, six hours outside of Tokyo. The private gardens are known for their wisteria ...

House Museum of Gara Garayev - world-known Azerbaijani composer

07.07.2022 [11:43]
The House Museum of Gara Garayev, world-known Azerbaijani composer, whose music rooted in traditions of Azerbaijani folk, was opened on his 100th birthday on 3 October, 2018 in Baku. Not only the parents ...

Goblin Valley State Park – Utah`s magic landscape

06.07.2022 [18:30]
Located along the San Rafael Reef, south of Interstate-70, Goblin Valley State Park is unlike any other place in the world. No, this is not Mars but an uninhabited valley 216 miles southeast of Salt Lake City in Utah in the USA ...

British Museum launches hieroglyphs exhibition to mark special anniversary

06.07.2022 [12:48]
The British Museum has launched a major exhibition to mark 200 years since the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, according to the PA Media, the national news agency for the UK and Ireland ...

Jalal Garyaghdi – a prominent Azerbaijani monumentalist sculptor

05.07.2022 [19:06]
A prominent monumentalist sculptor and People’s Artist of Azerbaijan Jalal Garyaghdi was born in Shusha, the cultural capital of Azerbaijan, on July 15, 1915. He is the nephew of Jabbar Garyaghdioglu, who was one of the outstanding Azerbaijani musicians ...

Jeyhun Hajibeyli - Azerbaijani publicist, public figure

05.07.2022 [19:01]
Publicist, literary critic, public figure Jeyhun Abdul Huseyn oglu Hajibeyli was born on February 3, 1891 in Shusha. He is the younger brother of Uzeyir Hajibeyov. He received his primary education in Shusha and secondary education in Baku. Later on he studied at the universities of St. Petersburg and Sorbonne ...

Quṭb Mīnār - one of first structures of Islamic architectural legacy

05.07.2022 [16:35]
One of the first structures of the Islamic architectural legacy, the Quṭb Mīnār stands tall in the midst of the sprawling Qutb complex in Delhi, the capital city of India. The best-preserved building of the complex, it may have been inspired by the minaret of Jām in Afghanistan ...

Islamic World Heritage Committee 10th meeting kicks off at ICESCO headquarters

05.07.2022 [15:52]
The 10th meeting of the Islamic World Heritage Committee (IWHC), has been held at the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) headquarters. The agenda of the meeting included a review of a number of reports on the achievements of the Committee between ...

Chocolate Hills - one of the Philippines' most popular tourist attractions

04.07.2022 [18:45]
The Chocolate Hills are a group of unusually shaped hills located in the middle of the island of Bohol in Philippines. This extraordinary landscape is unique to this small island. It is unknown how many chocolate hills there are. It is known that at the bare minimum there are ...

Hand of the Desert – Chile`s massive sculpture

02.07.2022 [16:18]
The Hand of the Desert is one Chile’s most talked-about art installations. It is a gigantic cement hand structure jutting around 11 meters out of the arid sand of the Chilean Atacama Desert, one of the emptiest, most barren, and driest places on the face of the planet ...

Badab-e Surt – Iran`s colorful terraces

01.07.2022 [19:58]
These beautiful travertine terraces in northern Iran are an incredible natural phenomenon that developed over thousands of years. Travertine is a type of limestone formed from the calcium deposit in flowing water, and in this case it's two hot springs with different mineral properties. The unusual reddish colour of the terraces is caused by the high content of iron oxide in one of the springs ...

Margaret Keane, ‘Big Eyes’ painter, dies at 94

01.07.2022 [18:47]
Artist Margaret Keane, whose paintings of big eyed children were incredibly popular in the ’50s and ’60s, died on Sunday at 94, the New York Times has reported. Keane’s paintings were fabulously successful with the public, who not only bought her paintings, but the plates ...

59th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival to open in October

01.07.2022 [12:10]
The 59th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival will be held on October 1-8 in Antalya, Turkiye. According to the statement made by the Antalya Metropolitan Municipality, the “Literary Adaptation Feature Screenplay Competition” will also be held within the scope of the festival ...

Zulfu Adigozalov - Azerbaijani khananda folk singer

30.06.2022 [19:26]
The master of Mugham, Zulfu (Zulfugar) Samad oglu Adigozalov was born in 1898 in Shusha. He received his primary education in Aghjabadi. Beginning in late 1926, she took an active part in Ganja weddings as a singer. Jabbar Garyaghdioghlu, who listened to Zulfu Adigozalov's performance ...

Photo-exhibition entitled “Reza’s Inner Odyssey” opens at Heydar Aliyev Center

29.06.2022 [19:51]
On June 28, inauguration of a photo-exhibition entitled “Reza’s Inner Odyssey” took place at the Heydar Aliyev Center. Jointly arranged by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Embassy of the French Republic in Azerbaijan and the French Institute in Azerbaijan, the exhibition is ...

Tunnel of Love – most romantic place in Ukraine

29.06.2022 [18:43]
Tunnel of Love in the village of Klevan is the most romantic place in Ukraine. It’s a 4-kilometer long green corridor, created by trees lined up in an arch with the railway in the middle. The railway was built during the Cold War for military purposes ...

President of International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation attends TURKPA 11th Plenary Session

28.06.2022 [15:29]
President of the International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation Gunay Afandiyeva has participated in the 11th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries (TURKPA) entitled “Parliamentary Diplomacy - the Basis of Trust and Partnership" held on June 24 in Cholpon-Ata, the Kyrgyz Republic ...