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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. Author` H. Muradyan
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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...
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Opening the travelling exhibition “The Dolls of Japan” (Video)

Opening the travelling exhibition “The D...

On 2018 September 20 by, the sponsored of Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, Ministry of Culture of RA and Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum, at 14:00 the opening ceremony of the “Japanese Dolls” traveling exhibition took place at Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum . Author: H....
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Sep. 20 – Nov. 11 travelling exhibition “The Dolls of Japan”

Sep. 20 – Nov. 11 travelling exhibition ...

Sep. 20 – Nov. 11 travelling exhibition “The Dolls of Japan”
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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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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...