A boy from an ordinary Abkhazian family dreamed of studying, and then was in different countries, found a wife in Central Asia and took her to Ethiopia. Diplomat Grigory Shulumba did not like to talk about work and life, but we remember and know about him.
The WAC web information portal prepared an essay about the popularly beloved writer in Abkhazia, our contemporary Alexey Gogua on his birthday.
On March 11, 1939, one of the favorite poets in Abkhazia, Taif Adzhba, was born. On October 9, 1992, he and few other Abkhazians were taken away in an unknown direction by Georgian guards. The memory of him among the people is alive, just as his sincere lines are alive and eternally new.
The WAC is reviving the tradition of the Abkhazian ritual candle: for the second year in a row, on the day of remembrance of the victims of the Caucasian War, in May, ashamaka was lit. What is this tradition, what are its roots and history? The Information portal of the Congress has prepared a detailed material about this.
A year has passed since the beginning of the archaeological project “Secrets of the Great Abkhaz Wall”. The excavation participant, volunteer Vasily Nikulin, shared his impressions of this work, talked about artifacts and asked experts about the significance of the finds.
On January 29, 1918, the first Abkhaz performance took place, which laid the foundation for Abkhaz theatrical art. And the founder of the genre of Abkhaz drama is considered Samson Chanba, who gave the name to the Abkhaz Drama Theater.
For the anniversary of the well-known social and political activist of Karachay-Cherkessia Ismel Bidzhev, the WAC web info portal tells about the path, family, life values and unusual hobbies of this extraordinary person.
Many members of the “Apkhyartsa” ensemble two years ago did not hold any musical instruments in their hands and did not know the notes - but meanwhile the newly created team almost immediately began to take prizes at festivals. The WAC correspondent found out how this was possible.