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From September 20 to November 11 Japanese Dolls Exhibition to be Held

From September 20 to November 11 Japanes...

September 17, 2018
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Harvest Festival (Video)

Harvest Festival (Video)

By support of the RA Ministry of Agriculture and Yerevan Municipality the Harvest festival of rural life and traditions was taken place at 11:00-17:00 on September 15, 2018, at the Kirov Children’s Park. Armenian, Georgian and Iranian farmers presented their fresh and processed tasty fruits, vegetables and other products for sale and tasting. Competitions among farmers and their groups in 3 categories wase take place, as well as interesting events and games for children and teenagers. The Festival had been accompanied by live music, traditional songs and dances. On this...
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Armenian – Japanese Music Evening (Video)

Armenian – Japanese Music Evening ...

On the 13th of September, 2018, at 19:00 under the auspices of the Komitas Museum Institute and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia took place, a one-and-a-half hour long, Armenian-Japanese music evening. Programme Hajime Okumura – “Onda no Funata” Akira Ifukube – “Tanabata”         3.Akio Yashiro “Piano Sonata” Laureate of Republican and international competitions and Armenia’s Prezidential award recepiant pianist Anahit Dilbaryan had performed. Ghazaros Saryan- “Aria and Toccata” Had performed by the laureate of...
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We Have Real Chance to Raise Bilateral Cooperation to New Level – PM Pashinyan Receives Japan’s FM

We Have Real Chance to Raise Bilateral C...

3 September, 2018 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 3, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan received on September 3 Foreign Minister of Japan Tarō Kōno who is in Armenia on an official visit. The PM welcomed the first visit of Japan’s Foreign Minister to Armenia and noted that it takes place in an important period for Armenia in terms of democratic changes. “Last year we marked the 25thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Japan, which could be described as productive and dynamically developing. At the same time I think we...
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Launching of Yerevan-Tokyo Direct Flights is Being Discussed

Launching of Yerevan-Tokyo Direct Flight...

YEREVAN. – Today is a very important day in Armenian-Japanese relations, and we are pleased to welcome Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Yerevan. Armenia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on Monday stated the aforesaid at a joint press briefing with his visiting Japanese counterpart. In Mnatsakanyan’s words, last year Armenia and Japan marked the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic relations. “Now we have the opportunity to sum up the accomplishments registered over the past 26 years, as well as to outline the further dynamic development of...
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International Aikido Seminar in Aikido Meiseikai Armenia

International Aikido Seminar in Aikido M...

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Vahagn’s birth

In travail were heaven and earth, In travail, too, the purple sea! The travail held in the sea the small red reed. Through the hollow of the stalk came forth smoke, Through the hollow of the stalk came forth flame, And out of the flame a youth ran! Fiery hair had he, Ay, too, he had flaming beard, And his eyes, they were as suns! the material is taken...
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The Project for Improving Newborn Hearing Examination in the Republic of Armenia

The Project for Improving Newborn Hearin...

Cochlear implant “Switch On” in relation to the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects FY2017: “The Project for Improving Newborn Hearing Examination in the Republic of Armenia” On August 9, 2018, at “Erebouni” MC took place cochlear implant “Switch On” ceremony of 5 years old Arpine Abrahamyan who lost her hearing at the age of 3. During the very first seconds the girl was frightened to hear all the voices around her then cried out of unexpectedness, but a few minutes later she got used to that and started to laugh and enjoy the world full...
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Commemoration Ceremony Dedicated to the Memory of Victims of the Atomic Bombing   of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Cities

Commemoration Ceremony Dedicated to the ...

On August 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., near the plaque of Peace Covenant placed in Children’s Park of Yerevan, took place a commemoration ceremony dedicated to the victims of nuclear bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities. Such a ceremony near the plaque of Peace Covenant has been held every 5 years by the Armenian-Japanese Hikari Scientific-Cultural Center NGO. And the initial program was launched in 2005 on August 6, there launched the center’s first big action titled “Peace Lanterns”, which during years developed into a big peace and cultural program. The opening of...
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The Ararat in Japanese Painting?

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Festival: Vardavar in Draghtik Village (Video)

Festival: Vardavar in Draghtik Village (...

On July 21 -22, 2018, in the village of Drakhtik, with the aim of presenting the village to the world as a wonderful destination for tourists, the festival ” Vardavar in Drakhtik” was planned, that is to greet the sunrise, then drench each other with rose water. But due to the unpredictable bad weather, traditional Vardavar holiday was not presented, the invited guests just made welcome speeches, and the talanted youth of the village sang and danced. In the framework of the festival there was also a fair of rural products of Gegharkunik region. Author: H....
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The First Japanese Musical Contest Festival in Armenia (Video)

The First Japanese Musical Contest Festi...

On July 15, 2018, from 13:00 to 17:00 in the big hall of the Armenian Russian Slavonic University, there took place “Neiro” the first Japanese musical contest festival in Armenia, which was organized by IROHA center. In the beginning there appeared on the screen the official video of the song “Revive Japan”,written by the composer Shushan Sargsyan. The song is written in memory of the terrible earthquake, which took place in March 2011 in Japan. Then there delivered greeting speeches the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in Armenia Mr. Yamada...
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Nikol Pashinyan has sent a Letter of Condolence to the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

Nikol Pashinyan has sent a Letter of Con...

10.07.2018 The Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has sent a letter of condolence to the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe over the disastrous floods and landslides in Japan. The message, in particular, reads: “I learned with deep sorrow about the numerous victims and devastations caused by the disastrous floods and landslides in Japan. I convey condolence and sympathy to you and the friendly people of Japan. Sharing this terrible sorrow I wish the relatives of the victims endurance and courage and quick recovery to the injured. I am convinced that under your leadership...
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The Visit of the Japanese Restoring Spec...

This is already the third time that the Japanese restorers visit the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin. The reason for the visit was the training on the restoration of the sewing types of the materials. Members of the creative team: Author: Mary Hovsepyan                                           Operator: Gevorg AvayaJapanes Thanks to Lilit Khansulyan for the provision of the...
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The Presentation of Ancient Japanese Art Mizuhiki in IROHA Center (Video)

The Presentation of Ancient Japanese Art...

On July 3, 2018 from 16:30 to 18:00 Isi Mie sensei and Yokoyama Midori sensei presented to the students of IROHA Center a practical lesson of the Japanese traditional art mizuhiki. The art of mizuhiki was brought to Japan from China during Edo era. It is the art of decorating the envelopes of the official invitations. Nowadays it is mainly used for decorating the envelopes especially when giving money as a present on wedding ceremonies. During joyful ceremonies they decorate the envelopes in red, yellow, white or other bright colors and during sad ceremonies they...
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Armenian Weekend (Video)

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The Visit of the Newly Appointed Ambassador of Japan in Armenia to IROHA Center (Video)

The Visit of the Newly Appointed Ambassa...

On June 26, 2018 from 16:00 to 17:00 p.m., the newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Armenia Yamada visited IROHA center. During the visit, the president of the center Ruzan Khojikyan first of all showed the ambassador the small territory of the center. Then the students of the center presented the works done up to now, the beautiful pictures stuck on the posters made beforehand and told about them in Japanese. Then the attendees asked the newly appointed ambassador questions that they worried about. At the end of the meeting two...
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Nikol Pashinyan and the Ambassador of J...

19 June, 2018 YEREVAN, 19 June, ARMENPRESS: The Prime-Minister Nikol Pashinyan has received the newly-appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada. As “ARMENPRESS” was informed by the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Staff of the Prime Minister, the Prime-Minister has highlighted the activation of the Armenian-Japanese relations and its further development. He has also added that the current cooperation has a great potential to be raised to a new level. Nikol Pashinyan has thanked the Government of Japan for...
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The Armenian Teacher of Dances Living in Japan: “The Armenian Ballet Education needs Alteration”

The Armenian Teacher of Dances Living in...

AZG Daily- CULTURE #23, 15-06-2018 Artsvi BAKHCHINYAN In Fukuoka town of ballet-loving Japan, there functions an Armenian ballet school and a dancing ensemble. “Gharibyan Ballet Academy” and “Gharibyan Krunk (Crane)” ensemble were founded by the young dancer and teacher of dances Azat Gharibyan. He also manages the organization “Cherry aplomb”, which allows getting ballet education abroad.… The grandson of the merited representatives of the Armenian art of dancing Azat Gharibyan and Tereza Grigoryan – Azat Gharibyan Junior (born in 1981 in Yerevan), has...
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Presentation of the Japanese Educational...

On May 29, 2018 in IROHA center there was a presentation about the Japanese educational programs. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...