28 September 2022


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15/03/2022 11:25 Personalities 29131
 “To be an inextinguishable flame of the people”: on the birthday of writer Alexey Gogua

The WAC web information portal prepared an essay about the popularly beloved writer in Abkhazia, our contemporary Alexey Gogua on his birthday.

11/03/2022 09:30 Personalities 20612
“Is it simple: to burn every day since dawn for everyone?”: To the 83th anniversary of Taif Adzhba

On March 11, one of the favorite poets in Abkhazia Taif Adzhba would have turned 83 years old. The memory of him is alive among the people, as his sincere lines are alive and eternally new. On the anniversary of this truly popular poet, the WAC web information portal publishes an essay about him.

04/06/2021 13:35 Photo 20983
Making of ashamaka: technology in detail

The WAC web information portal made a photoblog, which shows in detail the process of making the Abkhazian memorial candle of ashamaka.

04/06/2021 13:10 Ethnography 21317
In memory of the departed: the Abkhazian tradition of lighting tree-like candles

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.

03/07/2020 14:00 Short history course 22809
The Tower of broken hearts: annual excavations of the Great Abkhaz Wall have been completed

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.

23/02/2020 10:05 Personalities 27184
The power of word of Zurab Achba

Zurab Achba was born on February 23, 1950 in Sukhum - a prominent public and political figure in Abkhazia, a lawyer and human rights activist.

29/01/2020 13:40 Personalities 25762
Samson Chanba: father of Abkhaz dramaturgy

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.

25/01/2020 11:25 Personalities 25003
Ismel Bidzhev: politician, builder and conqueror of peaks

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.

22/01/2020 13:30 Ethnography 29233
Music is the folk treasure: how Abaza revive unique instruments and songs

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.

17/01/2020 09:00 Short history course 82154
Tall guard of time: the story of the building of the Administration of Sukhum

The building of the Capital Administration was built in 1914: it turned 105 years old. Who built this house, which became the hallmark of Sukhum, how it changed, and what remained unchanged in it – all this is featured in the material of the WAC portal.

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