The 6th congress of the Federation of Abkhaz Cultural Centers was held in Turkey on the occasion of the election of the chairman and board members.
WAC Executive Secretary Inar Gitsba summed up the results of his working visit to the Republic of Turkey.
WAC will open the councils of the local branch of the Congress in the cities and districts of the Republic of Turkey.
An Abkhaz from Turkey, archaeologist Ece Trapsh, has been living in her historical homeland for 11 years. Today she excavates in her native village, finding valuable archaeological material there, and also helps Abkhaz scholars to speak at international congresses.
Despite the strong influence of urbanization and the weakening of villages, the life of Abkhaz and Abaza settlers in Turkey retained many traditional features that can be observed in modern national villages.
Continuing the series of articles on how to learn the Abkhaz language, the WAC web information portal publishes material on teaching Abkhaz at the Bosphorus University and classes at the national centers of Turkey.
In the Republic of Turkey, activists of the Abkhaz-Abaza Diaspora have added 300 new families with Abkhaz roots to the number of Derneks of the Abkhazfed.
Members of the Supreme Council of the WAC met in Istanbul and summed up the results of the working year of the Congress, and also identified the most priority areas of work until the end of 2019.
Heads of the Representative Office who held this important post in different years told how the Abkhaz office in Turkey has changed in 25 years of work, what difficulties it faced, what projects it plans and implements.