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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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