8 April 2020


We unite Abkhaz and Abaza around the world


21/02/2020 22:25 Photo
Levarsa Butba’s Sukhum: paintings by the famous Abkhaz artist

The portal of the World Abaza Congress on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the outstanding Abkhaz artist Levarsa Butba has prepared a selection of his most famous works.

07/02/2020 11:20 Photo
Abkhaz dungeon: the history of the world-famous Novy Afon cave

Almost 60 years ago, in 1961, the Abkhaz artist and sculptor Givi Smyr solved one of the main mysteries of the “Abkhaz dungeon” and discovered the unique natural phenomenon - the Novy Afon Cave to the whole world.

03/02/2020 15:10 Video
Viacheslav Chirikba: Congress aims to unite all representatives of the Abaza people

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia, member of the Supreme Council of the WAC, Doctor of Philology, Professor Viacheslav Chirikba told about the problems of preserving the Abkhaz language, the goals and objectives of the WAC, and his vision of the work of the Congress.

24/12/2019 12:30 Video
WAC held a press conference on the results of a working trip to Western Europe

The press center of the World Abaza Congress told about the visits of the WAC to Western Europe and summed up the results of the passing year.

19/12/2019 11:50 Longread
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. At the same time, its modern architectural appearance, so beloved by the townspeople, was formed relatively recently - at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.

14/11/2019 14:55 News Video
About the Congress, diplomacy and personal experience: Gitsba is the first guest of the WAC Discussion club

WAC Executive Secretary Inar Gitsba became the first guest of the Congress Discussion club and spoke about himself and his work in the Congress at the club’s meeting.

08/11/2019 18:30 Video
WAC presented an open Discussion club

The World Abaza Congress organized and launched the Discussion club in the capital of Abkhazia, which will become a platform for discussing a wide range of topics related to the preservation and development of the Abkhaz-Abaza people.

27/10/2019 15:05 Ethnography Longread
Abkhaz language in ten questions and answers

Abkhaz language belongs to the West Caucasian (Abkhaz-Adyg) group of the Caucasian language family. The closest to it is the Abaza language and they are related to the Adyg, Kabardino-Circassian languages, as well as the now extinct Ubykh. The Abkhaz language is one of the oldest and archaic languages of the world, which has survived to this day. The alphabet of the Abkhaz language consists of 64 letters: 56 consonants, 6 vowels, as well as two signs - a soft sign and a labialization sign.

24/10/2019 14:05 Video
First “Abaza” festival: the origins of a good tradition

The cultural and sports festival “Abaza”, which was held in Abkhazia on October 16-18, ended with a large-scale holiday in Sukhum.

23/10/2019 11:40 Video
Abkhaz folk song “About the wound” performed by the Academic Bolshoi Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”

The XVII festival “Khibla Gerzmava invites ...” was held at the “Dynamo” stadium in Sukhum on October 20.

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