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Week of Armenian Culture in Tokyo

Week of Armenian Culture in Tokyo

27.03.2016 On March 22-27 there was held a week of Armenian culture in Tokyo, during which there took place different events with the participation of the Armenian and Japanese artists. The week launched at “Daykanama Hillside Terrace” hall complex, where “Shogakai”Union of Japan presented the art of the Japanese calligrapghy withthe Armenian motives: there were presented the works of the Armenian designer, painter Arev Petrosyan and the Japanese artist Makoto Maeda. During the week there took place the solo concert of Arax Mansouryan with the accompaniment of the...
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Erebouni Appeared in the List of 9 Oldes...

 25.03.2016 Forbes Russia has included Erebouni in the list of 9 oldest castles of the world. “The Castle of Erebouni, which is situated on the Arin-Berd hill, was built in the times of the Kingdom of Urartu, in 782 B.C. At that time, there wasn’t a more powerful country in Asia and the king of Urartu Argishti the First was expanding the borders of his kingdom including new neighboring plots, among them the Ararat valley. The Asians conquered the kingdom of Urartu, but Erebouni, as well as Teyshebaini, which was also within the borders of Armenia, overcame a long...
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Easter Celebrations in All the Districts...

Different celebrations of Easter were held in all the districts of our capital. As it is informed from the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Municipality of Yerevan, Easter celebrations, which were organized in church yards, parks, in some places also in the yards, were accompanied by the ethnographic and folk singing and dancing, exhibitions of handicraft, and of course, by the symbol of the holiday – fighting with eggs. There were also organized exhibitions and treatment of colored eggs and traditional dishes of the holiday. By the way,...
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On Mar 14, 2016 in Japan Little Singers ...

thanks to Isao Kunimoto for giving this material!
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On March 20, 2016 Master classes with Ya...

On March 20, 2016 at  11:00-13:00 o’clock at the House of the Artists’ Union of Armenia took place the master class of Sumi-e painting, which was organized by the  Embassy of Japan to RA and “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese scientific-cultural center. During the lesson, Yamada Sensei showed the audience a picture, then she approached the audience, which had painting materials and estimated their works already done and gave them advice. After that, the ambassador of Japan in Armenia Mr. Eiji Taguchi delivered a speech. At 14:00-16:00 o’clock there took place the...
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Opening Ceremony of the Master Classes with Yamada Sensei and Master Class of Ikebana on March 19, 2016 (video)

Opening Ceremony of the Master Classes w...

On March 19, 2016 at 18:00 o’clock at the House of the Artists’ Union took place the opening ceremony of the master classes with Yamada sensei, which was organized by the  Embassy of Japan to RA and “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese scientific-cultural center. The president of “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese scientific-cultural center Karine Piliposyan was the first to speak. Then the ambassador of Japan in Armenia Mr. Eiji Taguchi greeted the guests in Armenian. After that the choir of “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese scientific-cultural center sang for approximately...
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The visit of the Extraordinary and Pleni...

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Master classes with Yamada Sensei

On March 19 and 20, 2016 the Embassy of Japan to RA and the Armenian-Japanese “Hikari” center present an exhibition of kimonos, master class of ikebana, tea-drinking ceremony, master class of sumi-e  painting. The entrance is free. Echmiadzin (Town Hall) March 19 13:00 Master class of ikebana 14:45 Tea-drinking ceremony Yerevan (House of the Artists’ Union) March 19 18:00 Opening ceremony 18:30 Master class of ikebana March 20 11:00-13:00 Master class of sumi-e  painting 14:00-16:00 Tea-drinking ceremony 19:00-21:00 Exhibition of kimonos In order to take part...
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Armenia page in JICA website

Armenia Armenia is the smallest country in the Caucasus region with area of 29,800 square kilometers and with the population of about 3mln people. But above 6mln Armenians live abroad (Diaspora), mainly in Russia and USA, therefore the Diaspora has an immense contribution in the economic development of Armenia. As per the estimated per-capita GDP of US$ 3,780 (GNI, 2014), Armenia is a lower middle-income country. One of the key sectors of Armenia’s economy is the Mining Sector, which is also considered one of the fastest growing exporting sectors during the...
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In Memory of the Victims of the Severe Earthquake in Japan in 2011

In Memory of the Victims of the Severe E...

Year 2011, March 11… there was an earthquake in Japan, which measured 9.0-9.1 magnitude and took away lives of tens of thousands people. Having the hard experience of the earthquake in 1988, the Republic of Armenia didn’t stay indifferent to that terrible reality and immediately offered its help to Japan by providing the Government of Japan with both financial means and human compassion. On March 11, 2014, on the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA took place an event, where the employees of the...
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“Hayordiner” report about ...

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Embassy of Japan to Armenia

Pavtos Buzand St., 3 Building, “Royal Classic House” Residential and Buisiness Complex, 9th floor Phone: (+374 60) 52 10 30 ; FAX: (+374 60) 52 10 31 e-mail: embjp@yv.mofa.go.jp Emergency contact during the closing time: (+37441) 43 41 45 the material is taken from http://www.embassy.am/embassy-of-japan-in-armenia