19 April 2024


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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.

12.04.2024 12:00
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

The “Walking the paths of Apsuara” cycle: interview with Gennady Tsvizhba.

As part of the series of programs “Walking the paths of Apsuara”, journalist Ekaterina Bebia talks with resident of Gagra Gennady Tsvizhba. The recording was made in 2009.

10.04.2024 18:00
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia
09.04.2024 18:00
Sukhum, Republic of Abkhazia

Military-patriotic education: the Basic military training project continues.

The second trip within the BMT project was organized for high school students of the
Tsandrypsh Secondary School Nº2.

Schoolchildren visited the “Abkhazian shooting club” in the village of Achadara. Experienced instructors told the children about the basic rules for handling weapons, their combat properties and operating principles, and showed how to assemble and disassemble a Kalashnikov assault rifle.

The students strengthened the knowledge and skills acquired during the lesson in practice. As part of fire training, they learned to hold a weapon, aim correctly and shoot accurately at the target.
The initial military training project is aimed at military-patriotic education of young people and expanding knowledge in the field of military specialties.

09.04.2024 15:54
Gudauta, Republic of Abkhazia

Environmental training took place in the village of Khuap

The WAC Department for Education, Social Development and Health, together with the senior teacher, methodologist of the Department of Ecology and Animal Morphology at the ASU, Maya Tsybulevskaya, continues to conduct ecology training for students of rural schools. Another interactive lecture within the project took place in the village of Khuap.

09.04.2024 15:22
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Kan Tania took part in a press conference of electoral process experts from Italy.

On April 6, a press conference of electoral process experts from Italy, who attended the Russian presidential elections on March 15-17, took place in Lamezia Terme.

Journalists and guests present at the event could directly confront seventeen experts from Italy who personally visited polling stations in Zaporozhye, DPR, LPR and Moscow.

Ambassador at Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia, Chief of Staff of the Chairman of the World Abaza Congress Kan Tania also took part in the online press conference. He welcomed the audience and told about how important it is to personally verify information because the truth is clouded by media misinformation.

Following the meeting, those present expressed a common opinion that confirmed the nature of the visit of experts from Italy to Russia, namely, that the Russian presidential elections were held in full compliance with international standards, openly and without significant violations; experts learned the real facts, without misinformation and prejudices.

The press conference was organized by the Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia, Mr. Vito Grittani and Mr. Salatino Pasquale, who were also present at the elections as experts.

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