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Japanese Noh Theater Performances Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia

Japanese Noh Theater Performances Dedica...

On September 26, 2016, at 19:00 o’clock in Yerevan State Puppet Theatre Named After Hovhannes Toumanyan and on September 27, at the same time in Komitas Museum-Institute, took place Japanese Noh Theater Performances dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia. The performances were organized in Armenia due to the Embassy of Japan to the Republic of Armenia. “High Fest” International Theater Festival and Japan Tobacco Inc (JT) also had its contribution in the organization of the performances. It was adapted for the Armenian...
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On September 25, 2016, Gata Festival in ...

On September 25, 2016 in Khachik village took place the Gata festival, which has already become traditional. Then the head of the village Mr. Vardan Nersisyan greeted the guests. After the roundelay around the Gata, it was treated to the guests. And the wonderful musical performances continued until the evening. Author: H....
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Wine Festival Artsakh (Video)

Wine Festival Artsakh (Video)

If you happen to come to Armenia, don’t forget to plan a trip to the non-recognized Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh (also known as Artsakh). You would ask yourself why you should do that. Well the answer is very clear it has an amazing nature, historical sights and hospitable people. Every year after the harvest of grape takes place people gather to celebrate. For already three years in Togh village, Hadrut region festival of wine takes place. Before planning your trip please check the dates. The village has a very long history and played an important role for the region....
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On September 24, 2016, there took place さむらいばぁちゃん(Samurai Grandma)-Armenia Performance (Video)

On September 24, 2016, there took place ...

On September 24, 2016, at 19:00 o’clock in Malyan Theater performed Ituo Gumi Japanese theater with a one-hour performance “Samurai Grandma”. Before the beginning of the performance, the talented actress Shoko Ito greeted the audience. Then she presented wonderfully “Samurai Grandma” one-hour performance with a single role. It was a comedy, which divided the work into more that 15 characters. The language: Scenic Japanese, with English subtitles. The entrance was free. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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On September 19, 2016 the Opening of Siko Munakata’s Exhibition “Engravings and Mood” (Video)

On September 19, 2016 the Opening of Sik...

On September 19, 2016, at 12:00 o’clock at Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University took place the opening of the exhibition “Engravings and Mood” of the famous Japanese artist Siko Munakata. And only today in the exhibition there was presented a picture from the personal collection of the  ambassador of Japan Mr. Eiji Taguchi, which is presented in the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Armenia. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan the material is taken from Рау...
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Remarkable Connection between the Armenian Alphabet and Mendeleev’s Periodic Table

Remarkable Connection between the Armeni...

03.08.2015 The cultural website Мир Искусства– Mir Iskustva (The World of Culture) calls superhuman the ideas, which lay in the basis of the Armenian alphabet. In the article, which tells about the wonderful secrets of the Armenian alphabet, it is said that the names of the substances, which were known to people in the ancient times, are summarized in the Armenian alphabet. The number of the letters of the names of substances corresponds to the numbers of the substances in Mendeleev’s table. Thus, for example, Ա -A is the 1st letter in the alphabet, Ս-S...
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Opening Ceremony of Plaque in Tokyo Dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Armenia

Opening Ceremony of Plaque in Tokyo Dedi...

16.09.2016 On September 16, with the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenian to Japan, in one of the central parks of Tokyo, in “Shiroyama Garden” grove took place the opening ceremony of the plaque “Cross-stone of Friendship”. The plaque is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, the 24th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Armenia and Japan and it symbolizes the friendship of the Armenian and Japanese nations. The opening speech was delivered by the Ambassador of the Republic of...
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The Final Day of the Festival of Budo Japanese Martial Arts in Armenia  (video)

The Final Day of the Festival of Budo Ja...

On September 11, 2016, from 14:00 to 16:30 o’clock at “Dinamo” sport hall of Armenia took place the final part of the festival of Budo Japanese martial arts. The main organizers of the festival were the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia. At the opening ceremony there delivered a speech the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in the Republic of Armenia Mr. Eiji Taguchi. After the opening ceremony there took place wonderful demonstrative performances of the National...
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“Budo” Festival of Japanese Martial Arts

“Budo” Festival of Japanese Martial Arts...

08 September 2016 The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia together with the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Armenia is organizing “Budo” festival of Japanese martial arts, which will take place from September 8 to 11. It was announced today during a press conference, which has taken place at the hall of the ministry by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Mr. Eiji Taguchi, the sensei of Japan Shinjuku Kendo Federation Mr. Mitsunori Matsumura, the President of Karate Federation of Armenia Mr. Grigor Mikhayelyan, the...
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「さむらいばぁちゃん(Samurai Grandma)- Armenia per...

Date: September 24, 2016 (Saturday) at 19:00 o’clock (one- hour performance) Location: Malyan Theater (18 Vardanants, Yerevan) Free entrance (Reservation is not required) Language: Japanese staged, English subtitles Contents: Itou Gumi by Seiko Ito, who is also a master of ceremonies, one-man show. It is a comedy, which divides the play into more than 15 characters. Seiko Ito Profile:http://www.shokoart.com/shokoito.html * The following pages also contain useful performance guidance: https://www.tomsarkgh.am http://allevents.in/yerevan/samurai-grandma/80003627394170# *...
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On September 7, 2016, an Event Called “Cranes on the Wings of Dream”   (video)

On September 7, 2016, an Event Called “C...

On September 7, 2016, from 18:30 to 21:00 o’clock, due to Loft out project in Angliakan (English) Park took place an event called “Cranes on the Wings of Dream”. At first, the host of the event Armine Azizbekyan got acquainted with the participating children. Then, with a great pleasure, they started to make cranes in origami style, of course under the instructions of the experienced teacher Armine. Meanwhile, the children’s mothers, sitting a little bit far from them and enjoying their coffee, watched their children working. Loft out project is a project of...
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For the First Time in Armenia – JLPT

For the First Time in Armenia – JLPT

On December 4, 2016, for the first time in Yerevan there will be conducted Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). The addresses for the acceptance of applications are Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan State University, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, Yerevan State Linguistic University after Valery Brusov, “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange Center, “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese Scientific, Educational and Cultural Center. The deadline for the applications is September 15 (Thursday), from Monday to Friday, from...
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Meeting at RA NA Armenia- Japan Friendship Group

Meeting at RA NA Armenia- Japan Friendsh...

31.08.2016 On August 31, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Japan friendship group Samvel Farmanyan and members of the friendship group met with Seishiro Eto, Chairman of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League within the National Diet of Japan, and its members. Welcoming the guest, Samvel Farmanyan emphasized that Armeniagreatly highlights the continuous development of interparliamentary ties with Japan and in this context added that such mutual visits have pivotal significance in strengthening that relations. Mrs Farmanyan underscored with satisfaction that the...
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Zen Tea Ceremony on September 3, 2016

Zen Tea Ceremony on September 3, 2016

On September 3, 2016, at 18:00 o’clock, due to Hrant Dandurov in “Halabyan Tea Studio”  a group of people, who love Japan and tea merged into the incredible world of Zen, its history, culture, practice and beauty. There were read and studied, of course with the active participation of the attendees, short Zen stories. They also enjoyed the Japanese tea made with the detailed explanations of Hrant Dandurov. This time the tea lovers had the opportunity to taste classical Japanese green teas: Gyokuro, rice tea (Gemmayte), Sencha and so on. Author: H...
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Armenia-Japan: New Impetus for the Development of Relations

Armenia-Japan: New Impetus for the Devel...

The RA President Serzh Sargsyan received today delegation headed by the President of the Japan-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship League Seishiro Eto, the press service of the RA President informs. Welcoming the first visit of the delegation to Armenia, the President of Armenia underscored that Japan holds a special role in Armenia’s relations with the countries of East Asia, and our country is striving to develop multifaceted and mutually beneficial cooperation with the friendly Japan. Serzh Sargsyan expressed hope that the visit of the delegation headed by Seishiro Eto...