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15 October 2019
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World
Abaza
Congress

The cultural and sports festival “Abaza” will open
for the first time in Abkhazia on October 16
For the first time, the World Abaza Congress will hold the “Abaza” cultural and sports festival in Abkhazia.
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.
Mussa Ekzekov: “Preservation
of my people has worried
me since childhood”
On August 13, the head of the Supreme Council of the WAC, a scientist and
philanthropist, public figure whose purpose and putting of efforts were
aimed at the revival of his own people - Mussa Ekzekov celebrates his anniversary.
Taras Shamba: “President of all Abkhaz”
For the birthday of Taras Shamba, the man with whom the World Abaza Congress
began to exist, the WAC web information portal prepared an essay on him.
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.
Life in sculpture: the story of the
first Abkhaz woman sculptor
Marina Eshba
July 20 would be the 95th anniversary of the outstanding Abkhaz woman,
the first woman sculptor, laureate of the Dmitry Gulia State Prize, a member of the
national liberation movement of the Abkhaz people in the years of Georgian oppression Marina Eshba.
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.
Still wanted to catch a lot
near my people: for the
birthday of Boris Adleyba
July 15, on the birthday of Boris Adleyba, the WAC web information
portal recalls this bright leader of Abkhazia of modern times.
Actor “without a mask”: the story
of life and work of
Nurbey Kamkia
The famous Abkhaz actor of theater and cinema, the people's
artist of the Georgian SSR, the Abkhaz ASSR and the North Ossetian ASSR
Nurbey Kamkia would have turned 85 on June 15.
Prince of Oldenburg:
founder of the Gagra resort
The name of Prince Gagra, which became the first “climate station” in the Caucasus
in tsarist Russia, is associated with the name of Prince Alexander of Oldenburg.
This year marks 175 years since the birth of the prince.
Frédéric Dubois de Montpéreux:
a perspective of a foreigner on the Caucasus
The works of the Swiss traveler Frédéric Dubois de Montpéreux, who in the early
30s of the XIX century made a “journey around the Caucasus”, are interesting
with a detailed description of the Caucasus, including Abkhazia, and
the wonderful drawings made by him during this voyage.
Teacher by profession,
fighter by vocation: the life
story of Konstantin Shakryl
On May 20, the outstanding Abkhaz enlightener, winner of the Dmitry Gulia
State Prize Konstantin Shakryl would have turned 120 years old.
On the stage and in life: the history
of the People's Artist of the
USSR Sharakh Pachaliya
People's Artist of the Soviet Union Sharakh Pachaliya would have turned 105
on May 20. For this date, the WAC web info portal prepared an essay about his life and work.
Valerian Kobakhia: “led the ship
of Abkhazia in the right direction”
In 2019, the well-known Abkhaz state and public figure Valerian Kobakhia
would have turned 90 years old. For this date, the WAC web
info portal publishes an essay about him.
Kandid Tarba and the “Kavkaz”
ensemble: one soul, one heart
The WAC web info portal publishes the story of the legendary folk dance ensemble
“Kavkaz”, which is inextricably linked with the life of its creator, Kandid Tarba. 2019 became
an anniversary year both for the recently departed Kandid and for the “Kavkaz”.

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