Despite the strong influence of urbanization and the weakening of villages, the life of Abkhaz and Abaza settlers in Turkey retained many traditional features that can be observed in modern national villages.
Continuing the series of articles on how to learn the Abkhaz language, the WAC web information portal publishes material on teaching Abkhaz at the Bosphorus University and classes at the national centers of Turkey.
In the Republic of Turkey, activists of the Abkhaz-Abaza Diaspora have added 300 new families with Abkhaz roots to the number of Derneks of the Abkhazfed.
Abkhaz children from Turkey and Jordan arrived in Sukhum to rest in a camp organized by the Ministry of Repatriation of Abkhazia.
Coins and banknotes of the National Bank of Abkhazia exhibited at a special exhibition in Turkey.
On April 21, a prominent representative of the Abkhaz Diaspora in Turkey, Irfan Argun, would have turned 85. Through all his life, he carried an unusually warm feeling of love for his native land, the strength of which he proved with works for the good of Abkhazia.
On the day of the anniversary, Khairi Kutarba, brought up in the traditions of “apsuara” far from the historical homeland, an engineer by education and a translator from Abkhaz to Turkish who came to live in Abkhazia, the WAC info portal publishes an essay about him.
Members of the Supreme Council of the WAC met in Istanbul and summed up the results of the working year of the Congress, and also identified the most priority areas of work until the end of 2019.
Heads of the Representative Office who held this important post in different years told how the Abkhaz office in Turkey has changed in 25 years of work, what difficulties it faced, what projects it plans and implements.