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The Opening Ceremony of the 13th Japanes...

On March 1, 2019, at 18:00 o’clock in Moscow cinema there took place the opening ceremony of the 13th Japanese Film Festival. After that there was shown the film “The Curtain Rises”, which the audience watched with great satisfaction. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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The Japanese Duduk Player(Video)

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan
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The Japanese Customer in Armenia Extende...

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Tea Ceremony and Setsubun in IROHA Cente...

On February 22, 2019 at 16:00 o’clock in IROHA center, two students of the center in a slide show with the explanation written in Japanese presented to the audience in Armenian the holiday of Setsubun. After that, the attendees were divided into two groups and in two separate rooms they made ehomaki with their own hands, of course with the instructions of the teacher. Then looking in the direction of that year and keeping silence the two groups ate together the ehomaki. After that, there took place the ceremony of mamemaki. After a short break, another interesting...
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March 1 – March 7 13th Japanese Film Fe...

February 19, 2019 The Embassy of Japan in Armenia, in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, “HIKARI” Armenian-Japanese Scientific, Educational and Cultural Center, Municipality of Ejmiatsin and Vanadzor technological Center will organize the 13th Japanese Film Festival from March 1 to March 7. This year, Japanese films will be screened in the cities of Yerevan, Gyumri and Ejmiatsin, Vanadzor and Stepanavan and all the films will be shown in Japanese with English or Russian subtitles. The entry is free to all the screenings. Brochure of the Festival We...
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“Japan lovers”s’  facebook page

“Japan lovers”s’ facebook page...

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Armenian Parliament Speaker, Japanese Ambassador discuss bilateral cooperation prospects

Armenian Parliament Speaker, Japanese Am...

15:48, 5 February, 2019 Speaker of Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan on February 5 received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada, the Armenian Parliament told Armenpress. At the meeting Speaker Mirzoyan stated that since the establishment of diplomatic ties the relations of Armenia and Japan are steadily and dynamically developing. He noted that the opening of the Embassies in Tokyo in 2010 and Yerevan in 2015 gave new impetus to the strengthening of the bilateral ties. The Speaker also touched upon the development of the parliamentary...
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Armenian village older than the Pyramids

The village of Agarak is located to the south of Mount Aragats, on the banks of River Amberd and covers an area of 200 hectares. A portion of which (118 hectares) has recently been declared a historical and cultural preserve by the government of Armenia. Across the highway near the village are traces of ancient settlements of different periods dating back to times immemorial. On a hill next to the highway there are flat reliefs carved out of the tuff stone by ancient settlers. Tuff is a relatively soft volcanic stone, which makes it easy to carve shapes and sculptures...
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To Japan (Tokyo) FOODEX 2019 Exhibition

To Japan (Tokyo) FOODEX 2019 Exhibition

Dear businessmen, we gladly inform you that from March 5 to 8 in Tokyo – the capital of Japan, there will take place FOODEX JAPAN exhibition, which is one of the largest exhibitions in Asia and is dedicated on the exhibition of food and drink across Japan and the whole world. The Embassy of Japan to Armenia has taken over the organizational issues of the exhibition and in a joint pavilion wants to show processed food and agricultural products of the Armenian manufacturers, which have certain novelty.  The Embassy will partially cover the costs of the...
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About August 11(Video)

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The Prime Minister of Japan has congratulated Nikol Pashinyan

The Prime Minister of Japan has congratu...

January 15, 2019 The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has sent a congratulatory message to Nikol Pashinyan on his appointment as the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. Shinzo Abe has particularly stressed that Armenia is a reliable partner of Japan, which shares such fundamental values as freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law and the two countries closely cooperate both in a bilateral format and in the international arena.   “I am confident that under Your leadership the relations between our countries have great potential for further expansion...
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The First Armenian Printed Book about Ja...

Japanese expert Anna Vardanyan presents a new book: the first Armenian printed book about Japan. “Japan or the Country of the Rising Sun”, G. I. Shreider, Tbilisi, 1904. Yes, it’s a new book and again a small discovery in the world of books. I was informed of this book by the expert Meruzhan Karapetyan. I hurried to read it. The first thought that occurred to me while reading the first page of the book, was that this book is very old, if not the oldest, the first one. It turned out that it was right. At this moment, there isn’t another, older printed book in...
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Hasmik Muradyan: Japanese Oral Speech in...

Shooted by Lilia Khzmalyan translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Film about Hasmik Muradyan
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The Fourth Anniversary of “IROHA” Center and the Celebration of New Year 2019 (Video)

The Fourth Anniversary of “IROHA” Center...

On December 23, 2018, from 13:00 to 15:00 p.m. in the Nairi hall of Ani Plaza Hotel there took place the celebration of New Year 2019 by the “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Exchange Center NGO and the celebration of the fourth anniversary of the given NGO. At first, the guests were welcomed by the president of the center Rouzanna Khojikyan and the vice-president Minamie Syuitsi. Then there was a slide show of the activities of the center, which was orally presented in Japanese and Armenian by the tutors of the center Zarine Hovakimyan  and Shushan...
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Why does the Ambassador Lay Obstacles?

Why does the Ambassador Lay Obstacles?

There is a small community of Japanese-speaking people in Armenia, nearly 50 people. They are active young people with inquisitive minds and creative approaches. One of them, who is engaged in creative work and has close ties with the Japanese specialists of his sphere, is indignant and says that the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan Hrant Poghosyan hinders the cooperation between him and the Japanese partners. “He lays obstacles to the development of different entrepreneurship activities, especially in the spheres of tourism, information technologies and...
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The 85th Anniversary of the Emperor of J...

On December 4, 2018 from 18:30-20:30 p.m. at “Armenia Marriot Hotel” there was celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Emperor of Japan Akihito. translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Author` H....
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Cabinet  Approves Ratification of Armenia-Japan Investment Liberalization Deal

Cabinet Approves Ratification of Armeni...

18 October, 2018 YEREVAN, OCTOBER 18, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian government today approved the bill on ratifying the agreement between Armenia and Japan on liberalizing, encouraging and protecting investments. Acting minister of economic development and investments Tigran Khachatryan said at the Cabinet meeting that the relations between Armenia and Japan have continuously progressed and developed during the recent years. 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties. The opening of the Armenian Embassy in Tokyo in 2010 and the opening of the Japanese...
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Boudo Martial Arts Festival was Held

Boudo Martial Arts Festival was Held

October 10, 2018      On Sunday, October 7, Budo Martial Arts festival gathered all Japanese martial arts federations of Armenia at the “Dinamo” hall. This event was held for the third time by the Embassy of Japan and Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia. This time performers were Nobukazu Onishi iaido 6th dan, Yorihiko Maeno (President, NPO International Society Kendo Club) kendo 8th dan, Koetsu Sone kendo 7thdan.      Among Armenian federations there were  Armenian Kendo Federation,  Aikido Aikikai Federation of...
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Hasmik Muradyan: Japanese Oral Speech in...

Shooted by Lilia Khzmalyan translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Film about Hasmik Muradyan
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Japanese-Armenian Cultural Similarities (Video)

Japanese-Armenian Cultural Similarities ...

On September 28, 2018 from 19:00 to 20:30,  “JAR” Japanese-Armenian Relations Development NGO conducted in Naregatsi Art Institute an event titled “Japanese-Armenian Cultural Similarities”. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...