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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.
Battles in the mountains
of Abkhazia: from the history
of the Great Patriotic War
The battles on the mountain passes of Abkhazia are one of the bloodiest
episodes of the Great Patriotic War, which largely determined
the outcome of the battle for the Caucasus.
“To be an inextinguishable flame of the people”
television project
"Иарбан? Иаба? Ианба?"

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six rounds of the game based on history, ethnography,
culture, customs, traditions, folk poetry and music.
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Sukhum at the turn of the XIX-XX
centuries: a town of extraordinary
sunsets and roasted chestnuts
Sukhum, the capital of Abkhazia, is an ancient town with a history of 2500 years.
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.
Tall guard of time: the story
of the building of the
Administration of Sukhum
The tower clock building in the very center of Sukhum
on the corner of Leon and Ayaayra Avenues is one of the most
recognizable sights of the capital of Abkhazia.
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.
Sukhum heritage
of Joachim Aloisi
This year marks the 165th anniversary of the birth of the industrialist,
merchant and silkworm maker, philanthropist Joachim Aloisi, who built
several luxurious buildings in Sukhum in the early 20th century.
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.
Acquaintance, abduction,
feast: Abkhaz wedding through
the eyes of ethnographers
Much has changed over the centuries in the marriage traditions of the Abkhaz people,
but it is also surprising that much has been preserved.

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22.05.2022 14:50
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

Ashamaka and the Nart bonfire: Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Caucasian War was commemorated in Abkhazia

On May 21, Abkhazia commemorated the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Caucasian War. On this day, events and sports competitions were held in Sukhum dedicated to the memory of the Abkhazians who died and suffered as a result of the events of the middle of the 19th century.

21.05.2022 17:53
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Mussa Ekzekov addressed the Abkhaz-Abaza (Abaza), Ubykh and fraternal peoples of the Caucasus on the 158th anniversary of the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Caucasian War.

"We have no right to forget that tragic period and this memory should help us better understand what is happening to build a bright future. It is important that our people, relying on historical memory, look to the future with an understanding of the importance of consolidation. "

20.05.2022 15:50
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

The Local branch of the WAC in the village of Baslakhu organized a meeting of schoolchildren with Eric Mikaya

As part of the work with the Local branches, the employees of the WAC, together with the actor, producer, director, public figure Eric Mikaya, visited the school in the village of Baslakhu. At the invitation of the teachers of the school, an event was organized aimed at high school students and this year’s graduates. The key topic of the meeting was "Personal way to achieve the goal". The topic revealed for the children the creative stages of Eric Mikaya's life, professional rise and accumulated experience in personal development.

Eric tried to give advice to schoolchildren that even today it is worth paying special attention to the distribution of their forces and the choice of life guidelines.

A master class on public speaking was also given, during which the students read Eric Mikaya's poems.

Ruslana Torua, a Russian language and literature teacher, composed a dedication to the guest and asked him to read it himself.

In a warm friendly atmosphere, the idea of ​​another meeting was born, namely, inviting children to Eric Mikaya’s solo concert on June 3 at the Russian Drama Theater.

Pupils and teachers of the Baslakhu school expressed their sincere gratitude for the excellent opportunity to talk about important things and for the format chosen by the organizers.
The WAC thanks ABNILOS represented by director Vitaly Datikovich Leyba for cooperation.

19.05.2022 23:18
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Commemorative event dedicated to the 125th anniversary of Anatoly Genko was held in St. Petersburg

A commemorative event dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Caucasian scholar Anatoly Genko was held at the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) in St. Petersburg on Thursday, May 19. Anatoly Genko, an outstanding linguist, ethnographer, folklorist, historian, one of the leading experts on the languages ​​and cultures of the peoples of the Caucasus, headed the Caucasus Department within this museum.

19.05.2022 19:45
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

Making of the Abkhazian memorial candle of ashamaka

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