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Commemoration of Japanese Captain, Savor of Smyrna Fire Survivors

Commemoration of Japanese Captain, Savor...

By A. B. Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — An event titled “Tokei Maru: the Salvation of Armenian and Greeks in Smyrna” took place in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation conference hall on February 18. It was one of the events organized on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Smyrna fire and extermination of the Armenians and Greeks of the city in 1922. It was organized in cooperation with the “ARMENIA-NIPPON” Armenian-Japanese Scientific and Cultural Union NGO. The event, which was dedicated to the friendship between the Armenian and...
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Japan Grants 3.6 Million US Dollars Emergency Aid to Armenia, 1.2 Million to Azerbaijan

Japan Grants 3.6 Million US Dollars Emer...

EBRUARY 16, 2021 by  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN (Japanese Embassy, Japanese Foreign Ministry)- On February 16, the government of Japan decided to extend an emergency grant of 3.6 million US dollars to Armenia in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. This will provide assistance for improving the living environment such as repairs of shelters and medical support, as well as provision of relief supplies through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the United Nations Children’s...
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The Decree of the President of RA on the Appointment of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan

The Decree of the President of RA on the...

THE DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ON THE APPOINTMENT OF AREG HOVHANNISYAN THE AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA TO JAPAN Based on the Prime Minister’s proposal, according to point 2 part 1 of the Article 132 of the Constitution appoint Areg HOVHANNISYAN the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan (residence – Tokyo). PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA SARGSYAN February 16, 2021 Yerevan PD-21-A the material is taken from www.mfa.am translated from Armenian into English...
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The Armenians are one of the Most Musical Nations: Jun Yamada

The Armenians are one of the Most Musica...

Published 12 February 2021 Author: ANM Media On February 11, during the concert–presentation at Chamber Music House named after Komitas there were presented for the first time Yamaha new musical instruments provided to the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra in the frameworks of “Grassroots” Grant Project of the Government of Japan – a grand piano, a goser, big and small drums, a xylophone, a glockenspiel, tubular bells, a clavinova and a background sound system. At the concert-presentation there performed the Armenian State Chamber Orchestra under the direction of...
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Another Result of the Japan Internationa...

In order to increase the efficiency of the assistance services to the children at “ZATIK” Yerevan Child Assistance Center, there are continued the establishment works of the specialized rooms. Due to intensive works during a month, the children already have the opportunity to receive ergo therapeutic services in the specialized room of ergo therapy. It has become a reality in the frameworks of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) program. Thanks to the Head of Equal Opportunities Provision Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Issues of RA...
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Japan Foreign Minister’s Commendation for FY 2020 Honoring Anahit Nersesyan

Japan Foreign Minister’s Commendat...

Author: ANM Media On December 1, 2020, the Government of Japan announced the recipients of its 2020 Foreign Minister’s Commendations. Honoring to Ms. Anahit Nersesyan awarded from Armenia, Ambassador Jun Yamada presented the award certificate on January 28, 2021. The Foreign Minister’s Commendations are awarded to individuals and groups of outstanding achievements in international fields, to acknowledge their contribution to the promotion of friendship between Japan and other countries. The Commendation also aims to promote the understanding and support of the...
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CCCI Initiates Humanitarian Aid for Artsakh

CCCI Initiates Humanitarian Aid for Arts...

With almost daily attacks from Azerbaijan across the line of contact and other parts of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh) and borders of Armenia, a humanitarian crisis has unfolded in the war-torn Artsakh. Due to this, along with COVID-19 cases consequently reaching an all-time high within the region, the healthcare infrastructure in Artsakh and neighboring Armenia has been overwhelmed by thousands of civilians and soldiers who have been wounded as a result of the war. During these difficult times, CCC International and KID-T Group Holdings are one with the Armenian...
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Free Course in Japanese at the Elementary Level

Free Course in Japanese at the Elementar...

Thanks to IROHA center for the provision of the...
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Towards Rebirth: Hiroshima: Nagasaki

Dear reader, Let me present to your attention an interesting material (edited) from my notes “A Stroll in Japan” (November 2019), which can be useful and instructive for the Armenian nation during these hard times. Let’s hope that the example of our friendly country will be instructive and will give us strength to overcome the difficulties and gain faith that Armenia and the Armenian nation will reborn again and will have a strong economy in the nearest future. #We_Will_Reborn Towards Rebirth. Hiroshima. Nagasaki-1 “A Stroll in Japan”. Part #1 As soon as you get...
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Treasures of Artsakh (Video)

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Thanks to Gagik Sukhudyan for the provision of the material!
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Message of peace from Armenians (about t...

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Japanese government to provide Armenia with $3.8 mln grant as Parliament ratifies agreement

Japanese government to provide Armenia w...

12:26, 27 October, 2020 YEREVAN, OCTOBER 27, ARMENPRESS. The Armenian Parliament ratified an agreement according to which the government of Japan will provide nearly 3.8 million USD grant to Armenia. The bill on ratifying the agreement on providing social and economic development grant to Armenia was approved by the Parliament with 72 votes in favor. The agreement has been signed on June 30, 2020, between the Armenian and Japanese governments. While introducing the agreement to the Parliament, deputy minister of healthcare Anahist Avanesyan called it as another very good...
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“Best Life” Armenian-Japanese Medical Ce...

“Best Life” Armenian-Japanese Medical Center has been opened in Yerevan, where they carry out diagnosis, prevention and treatment of all types of cardio-vascular diseases. It will be not only medical, but also clinical, scientific-research and training center. The newly-opened “Best Life” has modern medical equipment and the services will be available at relatively affordable prices. the material is taken from  kentron.tv translated from Armenian into English...
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The Peace Covenant of the Japanese Monk and Armenia

The Peace Covenant of the Japanese Monk ...

Many people in Yerevan and in other towns of Armenia as well, already recognize the Japanese monk with his very distinctive appearance. For years the Buddhist monk Qanshin Ikeda travels in different countries of the world to announce the sound of peace. He told Mediamax about his covenant, travelling and the days spent in Armenia. The Decision of Becoming a Monk Qanshin Ikeda travels in different towns of Armenia mainly on foot. In his hands he always carries a musical instrument, which is like drums. By means of hitting it, he makes a Buddhist mantra for the sake of...
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Hiroshima, Nagasaki 75․ Commemoration Ceremony in Yerevan

Hiroshima, Nagasaki 75․ Commemoration Ce...

It has been already 6 years that “HIKARI” Armenian-Japanese Scientific, Educational and Cultural Center annually organize an event commemorating the innocent victims of the towns of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. This year, despite the extension of the state of emergency imposed by the commandant’s office, however there was obtained a permission to conduct a small event in order not to break the kind tradition. There were present at the event the Chairman of the Culture, Education, Science, Social Affairs Committee of the Yerevan Council of Elders Satenik Mkrtchyan, the...
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Japan will Provide Armenia with a Grant to Purchase Ambulances

Japan will Provide Armenia with a Grant ...

30.07.2020 The Government approved the RA Government legislative initiative on the draft law of the Republic of Armenia “On the Ratification of Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan for the Provision of “Economic and Social Development” Grant signed on June 30, 2020 in Yerevan”. As reported by “Armenpress”, according to the substantiation of the decision, the Agreement on “Economic and Social Development” Grant Provision is a result of negotiations between the Governments of Armenia and Japan. It aims at...
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10th Japanese Oral Speech Contest

10th Japanese Oral Speech Contest

If you study Japanese and want to test your knowledge, to get acquainted with other Japanese lovers, get unique presents and finally, get the chance to visit Japan, then you are invited to participate in the 10th Japanese Oral Speech Contest, which will take place in the autumn of 2020 (in early October, you will be additionally informed on the date and venue). Terms ・The contest will have 1) students’ section and 2) non-students’ section. In the students’ section there can participate students from any university of RA and in the non-students’ section there can...
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The Donation of Avigan Drug made in Japa...

JULY 23, 2020 12:06 YEREVAN, JULY 23, ARMENPRESS։ As the final drug for the treatment of COVID-19 hasn’t been found yet, many countries of the world already apply the drugs, which exist in order to prevent the increase in mortality by means of suppressing the reproduction of the virus. At the moment avigan (favipiravir) is one of these samples, which has provoked active interest. At the request of Armenia, on July 23 Japan has made a donation of avigan drugs, which can be used for nearly 100 patents. It is expected that the drugs will be more efficiently used by the...
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Japan Calls on all Stakeholders to Cease...

The statement of the Press Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan Otaka Masato relating the confrontation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border: Japan expresses its concern relating recent armed confrontation along the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and human losses caused by it. Japan calls on all stakeholders to cease hostilities and manifest maximum restraint.The final settlement of the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has an essential role for the peace and stability in the Caucasus region. Japan expresses its full support to the efforts of OSCE Minsk...
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Lavash has been baked in Armenia since the 1st Millennium B.C.: During the Excavations in Artashat there was discovered an Underground Tonir of that Period

Lavash has been baked in Armenia since t...

Lavash, the Armenian bread, is one of the national treasures of Armenia. The bread lavash is known in Armenia since the 1st millennium B. C. During the excavations in the Town of Artashat there was discovered an underground tonir of that period, which is considered the first instrument of the Armenian cuisine. In the basics of the word “lavash” there is laid its way of making: the dough ball is rolled out, opened well and then with skillful hand movements the dough is thrown from one hand to the other by stretching and opening the dough. And here comes the name of...