The World Abaza Congress and the Frunzensky Teenage and Youth Leisure Center signed a cooperation agreement.
The IX Scientific Conference "Radlov Readings" was held at the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg.
A round table of the World Abaza Congress, related to topical issues of unification of the Abkhaz-Abaza people and the importance of the annual cultural and sports festival "Abaza" was held.
New local branches of the WAC open in the Abkhazian village of Osmaniye and in the province of Tokat of the Republic of Turkey.
Materials of the seminar "Caucasus: Crossroads of Cultures" of the Department of Ethnography of the Caucasus of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) were published as a collection of the same name in St. Petersburg.
The book in Arabic "Quotes about the history of the Abkhazians in the Middle East" by the researcher and historian Adnan Kabartay (Khapov) tells about who the descendants of the Abkhazian compatriots became in the Middle East.
A pupil of the freestyle wrestling club "Abaza" Denis Kvarandzia became a coach for children in St. Petersburg.
The Abaza Drama Theater and the "Mercury" Dance Ensemble performed at the Days of Culture of Karachay-Cherkessia in the Republic of Abkhazia in honor of the 100th anniversary of the formation of the KChR.
An event dedicated to the memory of the famous Caucasian scholar Anatoly Genko was held at the Kunstkamera Museum in St. Petersburg.