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Training in Japan: A Man Cannot Respond to What He Cannot Imagine

Training in Japan: A Man Cannot Respond ...

24.02.2020 From February 11 to 20, 2020 six representatives of different subdivisions of MES RA, four journalists from four media were trained in Japan in the frameworks of “Disaster Risk Reduction Crisis Communication and Public Awareness Improvement” Project carried out with the joint efforts of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The head of the team was Deputy Minister Arkadi Balyan. This was already the third training carried out by this project. The first two trainings were conducted in Yerevan, in...
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Interview with Rio Kimura, who is studying Armenian in Armenia

Interview with Rio Kimura, who is studyi...

-Mr. Rio Kimura how do your Armenian friends call you? When have you come to Armenia? - The Armenians call me by name – Rio. I came to Armenia last year at the end of September 2019. -What is the reason and purpose that you have come to Armenia? - While studying at the university, from the foreign languages I chose Russian. At that time I got to know about Armenia, which has been part of the former Soviet Union. After that course I was dreaming of going to the Caucasian Region, which had such a long history, so many different nations, languages and cultures. Two years...
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Japanese Agriculture: Traditions and High Technologies (Video)

Japanese Agriculture: Traditions and Hig...

On December 17, 2019, on Tuesday from 15:00 to 17:30 in the hall of “Investment Support Center” Foundation (Address: 5a Mher Mkrtchyan, Yerevan, RA) there took place a seminar titled “Japanese Agriculture: Traditions and High Technologies”. The speaker of the seminar was the cofounder, director of “«ORWAKO» CJSC, cofounder, president of “Organic Armenia” association Lusine Nalbandyan. By the initiative of “Investment Support Center” Foundation she has recently participated in the five weeks’ course “Development of Local Economies by Means of...
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Prof. Takeo Kanade Recipient of Armenian State Prize for Global Contribution to IT Visited RAU

Prof. Takeo Kanade Recipient of Armenian...

Japanese scientist, author of “Virtualized Reality: Constructing Virtual Worlds from Real Scenes” and Origami World Theory, recipient of the 2019 State Prize of the Republic of Armenia for Global Contribution to Information Technologies, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University Takeo Kanade visited Russian-Armenian University on December 7. During the visit, Professor Kanade met with RAU researchers, professors and students, who presented their current projects in the areas of natural science and technology. He also visited RAU Japanese Language and Culture...
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Pianist Takahiro Akiba at Komitas Museum...

- Welcome again to Armenia Mr. Akiba. The website japanarmenia.com wrote about you for the first time on May 4, 2015, when you were having a concert with the opera singer, soprano Araks Mansuryan at Komtas Chamber Music House titled “In the Country of Komitas”. After that you often visit Armenia. Actually when was your first visit to Armenia? - It was in March in 2011. - When did you start to get interested in Armenia? - I think that it was in 2002, when I was watching figure skating of famous Russian skater Alexander Abt in the Winter Olympics taking place at...
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Visit to the Residency of the Ambassador of Japan (Video)

Visit to the Residency of the Ambassador...

On August 30, 2019 (on Friday) from 13:30 to 14:30 p.m. the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in Armenia hosted in his house the teaching staff of “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Exchange Center NGO, together with the students, who were in Yerevan for summer holidays. They were nearly 22 people. At the beginning of the meeting, the ambassador Mr. Yamada greeted the guests. Then the president of “IROHA” NGO Ruzanna Khojikyan presented the ambassador a small gift from his Memoirs with “IROHA” center. Sstudent of “IROHA” NGO...
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Hiking in the Japanese Language to Sevanavak (Monastery of Sevan) and Drakhtik (Video)

Hiking in the Japanese Language to Sevan...

On August 18, 2019, the NGO’s JAR and IROHA Center conducted the first hiking in the Japanese language. They first visited Sevanavak (the Monastery of Sevan), where the president of JAR NGO Hasmik Muradyan before going up to Sevanavak (Monastery of Sevan) told in Japanese about the only sea battle stated in the Armenian history. Then after overcoming the stairs near Sevanavak (the Monastery of Sevan) she told about the monastic complex. And when standing in front of the Amenaprkich (Savior) khachqar (cross stone) of St Arakelots church she told the audience about the...
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Cultural Exchange at IROHA Center (Video...

On April 1, 2019, from 17:30 to 18:30 o’clock there arrived at IROHA center the Japanese friends of Minamie Syuitsi – the founder of TALANTEX organization Mr. Yodziro Kossi and Chief Technology Officer of NEXUS FRONTIER TECH organization Mr. Takayuki Midzuno. At the beginning of the meeting, Minamie sensei briefly introduced the guests to the students, after which the students presented themselves in Japanese. And the Japanese guests presented themselves as well. 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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“Japan lovers”s’  facebook page

“Japan lovers”s’ facebook page...

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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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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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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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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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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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Little Japan in Armenia

Little Japan in Armenia: it has been already two and a half years that there functions a Japanese club in Yerevan. The president of that cultural center is Michael Baghdasaryan.  The prerequisite of the establishment of that center was Armenian University founded in Tokyo in 1986, which was later, renamed Japan-Armenia Friendship Association – JAFA. The members of the association not only learn Armenian, but they also study the history and culture of our country. The head of the association is Hideharu Nakajima, who has deeply studied the history of Armenia and a...
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Visit of the Japanese Students to “IROHA” Center in February 2018 (Video)

Visit of the Japanese Students to “IROHA...

On February 26, 2018 from 16:00 to 17:30 o’clock, the students of Senshu University visited “IROHA” center. And on February 27, at the same time the center hosted the students Tsukuda University. At first, they presented books to IROHA center. Then, after listening to the speech prepared by the members of the center, which presented the center, they had talks with each other until 18:00 o’clock. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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Cultural Evening Organized by JICA Alumni in Armenia (Video)

Cultural Evening Organized by JICA Alumn...

On February 8, 2018 from 18:30 to 20:30 o’clock at Yerevan State University there was organized a cultural evening by JICA alumni in Armenia. At the opening of the event, the president of JICA Alumni Association Hrant Zhamharyan introduced to the audience what will take place during the evening. After that, the president of “Hikari” Armenian-Japanese Scientific, Cultural and Educational Center NGO Karine Piliposyan for half an hour told about origami. Then for about 20 minutes, the students of her club together with some people from the audience made the origami,...
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Summary of the Armenian-Japanese Relatio...

The article of the candidate of historical sciences Seda Ohanyan about the book of Artsvi Bakhchinyan. In 2004, in Yerevan there was published a bilingual collection of works “Armenia-Japan” (Armenian-Japanese), which includes professional articles about different relations between Armenian and Japanese nations. It would seem that after the book the material would have been exhausted as the history of the relations of the Armenian nation with Japan is relatively new (it has started since the 19th century). But the book of Artsvi Bakhchinyan “Armenian-Japanese...