22 April 2024


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The pioneer in everything
and the patriarch of Abkhaz
literature: about Dmitry Gulia
Dmitry Gulia, being himself a pioneer writer in Abkhazia, always
put maximum efforts to bring together young people from Abkhaz
intellectuals on the horizon of literature, culture and education.
“We will be reborn”: on
the hero of the Patriotic War
Mushni Khvartskiya
A talented archaeologist Mushni Khvartskiya could devote his life
to science and make many more discoveries, but the tests that befallen the
homeland turned his life, and he took up arms.
“To be an inextinguishable flame of the people”
Charismatic leader:
the second President of Abkhazia
Sergey Bagapsh
Sergey Bagapsh will remain in the history of the modern Abkhaz state
as its leader, under whose rule Russia and a number of other countries
recognized the independence of the Republic. On March 4,
the second President of Abkhazia would celebrate his 70th anniversary.
War and Peace
of Vladislav Ardzinba
Vladislav Ardzinba appeared on the political arena of Abkhazia
in one of the most difficult periods of its history. He led the country,
becoming not only a political, but also a spiritual leader of the people.
Khibla Gerzmava
"Golden soprano"
of Abkhazia and Russia
The name of Khibla in translation from the Abkhaz
means "gold-eyed", and critics have long called her
the "golden soprano" of Russia.
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Abkhazians and Abazins:
carriers of a unique
national culture
A cycle of ethnographic essays on various aspects of everyday life,
art, crafts and national customs of these peoples with
common roots and a common history.
Nart epos of the Abkhaz:
legendary autograph of the people
The Nart epos is the key to the history of the peoples who gave birth to it,
the key to understanding the culture that goes back to deep antiquity.
Holy place and
architectural monument:
Bedia temple in Abkhazia
The Bedia cathedral was built in 999 on a mountain plateau
in the village of Agu-Bedia, Tkuarchal district of Abkhazia. This is
an Orthodox church, known far beyond the borders of Abkhazia.
Speak Abaza: past, present and
future of the Abaza language
The Abaza language has two dialects: Tapant (from Abaz. Ashua), which underlies
the literary language, and Ashkhar (from Abaz. Shkaraua). Both are used today.
Abkhaz Hundred: in whom
“the true spirit of chivalry” lived
2019 marks the 105th anniversary since the start of the First World War,
in which the Abkhaz warriors fought, showing exceptional courage in battle,
sincere devotion to the Motherland.
18.04.2024 16:03
Gagra, Republic of Abkhazia

Highland Abkhazia: unwritten laws of behavior in mountainous areas - the topic of the lecture of the “Ирӡтәым” project

As part of the joint project of the WAC and the teacher of the Abkhaz language department of ASU Inna Dzhugeliia, another lecture of the “Ирӡтәым” project was held. Journalist and director of the Abkhazian radio Adgur Gunba told senior students of the Gagra Secondary School No. 1 about the unwritten rules of behavior in mountainous areas and the unique nature of Abkhazia.

17.04.2024 17:37
Ochamchira, Republic of Abkhazia

WAC continues master classes on national games

Master classes on national sports games were held at the Ochamchira Boarding School and at the Pakuash Secondary School.
The head of the WAC Department for Youth Development and Physical Culture, Valery Berzeniia, told in detail about the rules of the national game “Aimtsakiachara”. Then, dividing into two teams, the high school students played a competitive game. The result of the master classes will be a tournament on the Abkhazian national games, which will be held in May of this year. It will gather the best teams and determine the winner of the national games.

17.04.2024 16:00
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

Medical examination of schoolchildren in the village of Khuap.

Another medical examination of schoolchildren took place in the village of Khuap, Gudauta region. All schoolchildren and their teachers underwent a full examination by multidisciplinary specialists.

The Congress team and doctors from the Ministry of Health of the Republic showed professionalism, knowledge and provided attention and care to every little resident of the village who wished to undergo a medical examination. 70 people were examined and, if necessary, were referred for further examination.

The project is aimed at providing qualified medical care to students and teachers of rural schools in Abkhazia.

16.04.2024 10:49
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Rauf Ayba turns 90

On April 12, at the Fruits of Enlightenment theater in St. Petersburg, a cultural evening was held dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the public figure, philanthropist, chairman of the St. Petersburg Abkhazian Diaspora in 1990-2000, honorary chairman of the “Apsny” society, honorary resident of St. Petersburg Rauf Ayba.

The event was officially started by the congratulations of the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the World Abaza Congress, Mussa Ekzekov. In his letter, he noted that the life story of Rauf Tarkhunovich is evidence of perseverance, determination and unwavering commitment. Mussa Khabalevich wished him good health, prosperity and joy from knowing how many people honor and cherish the legacy of the hero of the day. The letter was read from the stage by the WAC Chief of Staff, Kan Tania, who presented a gift from Mussa Ekzekov.

President of the Republic of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania also conveyed congratulations. He wished Ayba good health, good spirits and long happy years of life surrounded by loving family and friends. The Ambassador of Abkhazia to Russia Alkhas Kvitsiniia also joined the congratulations, calling Rauf Tarkhunovich in his letter an example of true patriotism and sincere devotion to the Motherland.

Numerous other distinguished guests also conveyed their congratulations: officials of Abkhazia and Russia, scientists, diplomats, journalists, publishers and cultural figures, comrades from different countries and former classmates. Many people came to congratulate the hero of the day personally from the stage.

The event was organized by the Abkhazian Diaspora of St. Petersburg and the World Abaza Congress. The famous vocal duet “Berzenia Sisters” performed for the participants of the celebration. The musical show was prepared by the winner of various international competitions, a student at the Institute of Culture in the field of pop-jazz vocals, Aida Smyr, and the “Abaza” band of the WAC introduced Abkhazian dances to the guests of the event.

The cultural program also included an excerpt from the documentary “The Abkhazian Labyrinth”, which was financed by Rauf Tarkhunovich. Together with the director and director of photography, he personally traveled all over Abkhazia while the film was being made.

Rauf Ayba led the Abkhazian Diaspora during a difficult time - the years of the Patriotic War of the People of Abkhazia in 1992-1993. Thanks to his work, the activities of the Diaspora became an important vector in socio-political life during this difficult period. In addition, Rauf Tarkhunovich provided great support to talented youth, scientists and professional organizations in peacetime. They include both young professionals and well-known political figures.

14.04.2024 10:00
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

WAC continues the musical project.

The WAC Department for Youth Development and Physical Culture, together with musician and composer Abzagu Marykhuba, held a musical master class at the Novy Afon School of Arts at the K. Argun Palace of Culture. Valery Berzeniia and Abzagu Marykhuba shared their knowledge of the music industry with the children, talked about working with various softwares, and clearly showed the stages of creating an arrangement.

There are two music studios at the art school - Russian and Abkhazian sectors. Studio heads Elizaveta Ershova and Madina Kvaratskheliia selected several songs from the already studied repertoire, the children sang them in chorus, and the musicians wrote professional arrangements for the compositions.

The WAC musical project takes place in the format of master classes in the towns and villages of Abkhazia. Its goal is to identify and develop talented young people.

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Dmitrij Gabeliya
Umar Konchev
Temur Rekvava
Ehduard Bodzhgua
Erdzhan Bashnukh
Mariya Gerasimova
Murat Damogly
Khadzhi-Bekir Khachukov
Alyas Ayba

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