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Nov 3, 2022
Royal Castle, Warsaw, Exhibition

Bellotto: the 18th-century artist who assisted Warsaw in reviving itself from World War II

Between 23 September 2022 and 10 January 2023, the Royal Castle in Warsaw will host a new exhibition featuring the works of Bernardo Bellotto, generally known as Canaletto in Poland. This exhibition will commemorate the 300th anniversary of the painter’s birth. Many of the artist’s vedutas, or landscape paintings of the city, are already on show in the castle’s permanent collection.

Nov 1, 2022
An ancient craft

In Lahij, the highly skilled craft of making copperware is still practiced

About a three-hour drive west of Baku, in a ravine of the Nial mountains, is the Azerbaijani settlement of Lahij. Its winding cobblestone lanes, riverstone homes, shops, and businesses still have the same appearance as they did hundreds of years ago.

Oct 30, 2022
A Maestro’s Remembrances

Foundation of the Sergei Parajanov Museum

The Sergei Parajanov Museum, a former carpenter’s shop, is located on the cliffside of Dzoragyugh, a former neighborhood of old Yerevan. But how did this wonderful museum, created in honor of a global film legend, come to be? Arshak Ghazaryan, the museum’s principal architect and designer, lowers the curtain to reveal the challenging process of preserving Parajanov’s creation.

Oct 29, 2022
Hollywood Movies

The TOP 10 movies to watch in November 2022

Are you wondering what movies are waiting for us on the screens of cinemas or Netflix? Then get acquainted with the top 10 movies and wish you a pleasant time in the cool November evenings.

Oct 26, 2022
Maiden Tower

First ballet in Azerbaijan & Muslim East

Ballet art was created as court entertainment during the Italian Renaissance (XV–XVI centuries). With Catherine de’ Medici’s assistance, the dance swiftly made its way from Italy to France. Eventually, the court ballet expanded and became more opulent.

Oct 25, 2022
Patriotic films from Azerbaijan

About 44-day Second Karabakh War

Azerbaijan’s victory in the Second Karabakh War has been reflected in the local film industry products. Many patriotic films have been made since Azerbaijan liberated its territories from the Armenian occupation.

Oct 23, 2022
pop stars

Response to WAR

Musicians, from Eurovision contestants to Gen-Z “meme pop” artists, are motivated to change Ukraine, and many of them use traditional folk elements in their songs.

Oct 22, 2022
Who Was Lesya Ukrainka?

Polish Literature & Ukrainian Money

Lesya Ukrainka was one of the most notable literary figures from the Dnieper area and one of the most significant European modernists. She is the only woman whose face has ever adorned Ukrainian banknotes. What ties her to the culture of Poland?

Oct 21, 2022
Spring-Summer 2023

The fashion and accessories at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin

This season, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin debuted with a completely revamped, fresh, new idea, showcasing extraordinarily brilliant designers—both established names and up-and-comers—with eye-catching outfits inside the recently rebuilt Telegraphenamt facilities right in the center of Berlin. I’d like to concentrate on just a few of the new collections that are particularly deserving among the astounding abundance of well-known brands alongside up-and-coming ones.

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