Culture

June 16, 2018 20:53

  • Outdoor namaz in Maykop attracts tourists

    In Maykop, the capital of Adygea, at least 2000 believers attended an open-air collective namaz (prayer) on the occasion of Uraza-Bayram, said Eldar Cheuzh, one of the organizers of the event. Tourists could not only watch the festive prayer, but also take part in it.

June 15, 2018 16:16

June 15, 2018 06:31

  • Organizers of Hafiz contest tell about tradition of reciting Koran in Dagestan

    Natives of Dagestan take high places at international contests of Koran reciters in the absence of any significant support from of Hafiz school by the authorities. The tradition of hifza (memorizing Koran by heart) is transmitted from generation to generation for centuries and presupposes the presence of a Koran reciter in every dwelling settlement, the Council of Russian Muftis has explained.

June 13, 2018 03:46

June 12, 2018 17:33

  • Song about Kadyrov, lamenting for Russian national team, becomes a hit

    A satirical song about the failure of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, as the coach of the Russian national football team, scored more than 1.7 million views within 24 hours. According to the author, an actor Semyon Slepakov, even the tough methods practiced in Chechnya will not be able to help the team at the FIFA World Cup.

June 11, 2018 19:46

  • Film by director from Nalchik causes critics' controversy at "Kinotavr"

    A film in the Kabardian language "Deep Rivers" made by Vladimir Bitokov, a film director from Nalchik, received the prize of the "Kinotavr" Film Festival for the best debut and polar opinions of critics. The film director himself believes that residents of Kabardino-Balkaria can give a strict assessment of his film.

June 05, 2018 15:54

June 01, 2018 19:13

  • Rights defenders: 1240 girls circumcised in Dagestan

    The practice of girls' genital mutilation is carried out with the silent support of males; and the state is passive, says the study of the "Legal Initiative", which estimated the number of victims of girls' circumcision in Northern Caucasus for the year.

May 27, 2018 03:45

May 21, 2018 00:25

  • Ingush party in Moscow "Ramadan Tent" gathers followers of different confessions

    In Moscow, the "Ramadan Tent" to hold the charity and enlightening actions dedicated to the Muslim holy month of fasting is organized for the 13th year in a row. This year, at the evening dedicated to Ingushetia, guests of the "Ramadan Tent" watched a short film about Ingush villages and a theatrical performance and after sunset they could taste national treats.

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