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International Jewellery Exhibition Yerevan Show 2015

International Jewellery Exhibition Yerev...

Organized by the Armenian Jewelers Association (AJA) for the fifth time now, Yerevan Show 2015 international exhibition was joined by 80 famous jewellery companies and experts from different countries of the world. Unique jewellery goods of v.ann jewellery company were also presented at the exhibition. As stated Ph.D. Ann Vardanyan, v.ann founding director, this year various jewellery goods and production with unique and domestic design, as well as Armenian ornaments made of Japanese sea pearls, were presented. Ann Vardanyan informed that Japanese sea pearls were of keen...
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The Students had an Interview at the Emb...

On October 26, for the first time in Armenia, launched the project “MIRAY”, during which the students had an interview at the Embassy of Japan. Three universities took part in the project: American University of Armenia, Yerevan State University and Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University. This is the project of the Government of Japan, during which the students have an interview in Japanese. In this project there take part the students from Europe, Caucasus, Central Asia and Russia, who are interested in the politics and economy of Japan, its international relations...
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Glance to Japanese Culture

The material was prepared by ANI MAGUMYAN IKEBANA Everything is special in Japan: people, writing, nature, culture, philosophy. Speaking about Japan we cannot touch upon its culture, science, religion, philosophy, writing, samurais, national clothing (kimono), cuisine, each of which is characteristic and occupies an important place in this country. The Japanese writing is a system of writing consisting of hieroglyphs. It consists of hieroglyphs and two alphabets: hiragana and katakana. There is also the romaji version. This is the usage of the Latin alphabet for writing...
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Lessons of Japanese at Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute (video)

Lessons of Japanese at Gyumri State Peda...

10.10.2015 There will be lessons of Japanese at Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute after Michael Nalbandyan. With the initiation of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in the Republic of Armenia Eiji Taguchi and with the agreement  of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, once a week the Japanese professional will teach the youth of Gyumri Japanese and will introduce the cultural peculiarities of the country. Many have expressed willingness to attend the courses. The goal is to learn the language hoping that it will create...
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“Erebouni- Yerevan” History of Celebrati...

On October 10 and 11, 2015 Yerevan celebrated with great splendor the festival of “Erebouni-Yerevan”.  It was celebrated for the first time in 1968 on the occasion 2750th anniversary of the foundation of Erebouni fortress (B. C. 782). “Erebouni-Yerevan” festival is also called “The Festival of Yerevan”, “The Day of Yerevan”: it has become traditional since 1983, (it was not celebrated only in 1991–98). In the frameworks of festival, there are organized exhibitions of paintings, great concerts in big and small squares, in the parks of the Republic, which...
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History of one Armenian-Japanese  love

History of one Armenian-Japanese love

ANI MAGUMYAN 12-12-2014             They say that love recognizes no boundaries: it doesn’t have a language, a country, age and date. Love is the invigorative feeling, which is given to people from above. For the Japanese, Armenia is considered a country of beautiful women and it is not accidental that many Armenian-Japanese families were formed in the course of centuries. Today an Armenian-Japanese family lives in Yerevan, which is the only family in the history that has stayed in Armenia. Their love story is very beautiful and unique. In 1996, Arihiko...
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Geisha

Geisha

The material was prepared by ANI MAGUMYAN Throughout the history, the Japanese have maintained and handed down from generation to generation all the beautiful and typical values, which are important and characteristic of their nation and history. Every time touching upon this or that sphere of the Japanese culture we are convinced that, the true maintenance of the beauty depends on the nation. This time we will refer to geishas, which is not only interesting but it is also teaching because by hearing the word geisha many people associate it with another...
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Suikawari

Suikawari (スイカ割り suika-wari, lit. Watermelon Splitting) is a traditional Japanese game that involves splitting a watermelon with a stick while blindfolded. Played in the summertime, suikawari is most often seen at beaches, but also occurs at festivals, picnics, and other summer events. Suikawari being played on a beach in Japan. The rules are similar to piñata. A watermelon is laid out, and participants one by one attempt to smash it open. Each is blindfolded, spun around three times, and handed a wooden stick, or bokken, to strike with. The first to...
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Areni Wine Festival 2015

Areni Wine Festival 2015

Being already traditional, but each year presented in a new way Wine Festival again launched in Areni community bringing joy to the lovers of wine. Wine festival is already known not only in Armenia but also abroad. The festival, in which both home and factory wine producers take part, is held for already 11 years, from which 7 years it has been held with the state support. As the Head of the Tourism Department of the Ministry of Economics of RA Mekhak Apresyan mentioned, the festival has a success and it develops year by year, we can even say that it has become the most...
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The 5th contest of the Japanese language in Armenia

The 5th contest of the Japanese language...

On September 26, at 12:30 p.m. at the Russian- Armenian (Slavonic) University there took place the 5th contest of the Japanese language in Armenia. At 12 o’clock, there came the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in the Republic of Armenia Eiji Taguchi with his wife and other officials of the Embassy. From Moscow there arrived the representative of Japan Foundation Mrs. Miki Oota, as well as many participants and guests. The guests were received by the headmaster of the Institute of Humanities Mr. G.Z. Sargsyan. The students of regional profession...