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Wine Festival Artsakh (Video)

Wine Festival Artsakh (Video)

If you happen to come to Armenia, don’t forget to plan a trip to the non-recognized Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh (also known as Artsakh). You would ask yourself why you should do that. Well the answer is very clear it has an amazing nature, historical sights and hospitable people. Every year after the harvest of grape takes place people gather to celebrate. For already three years in Togh village, Hadrut region festival of wine takes place. Before planning your trip please check the dates. The village has a very long history and played an important role for the region....
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Honey and Berry Festival in Berd Town of Tavush Region (video)

Honey and Berry Festival in Berd Town of...

On August 21, 2016 in Berd Town of Tavush Region took place the Honey and Berry Festival. The event has been taking place since 2012. The beekeepers, farmers and manufacturers of Berd Town and adjacent regions take part in the festival. The visitors gladly bought the tasty honey of the region, as well as the beautiful works presented at the exhibition-sale of local hand-made items. Unfortunately, this year there were no berries to be sold, because for some reason the nature has decided not to grant people with berries. In the frameworks of the festival, there were...
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Navasard Celebration on August 11, 2016

Navasard Celebration on August 11, 2016

On August 10, 2016 on the initiative of Mr. Vazgen Gevorgyan, approximately 50 people left for Karahunj from 3 a.m. to celebrate the ancient Armenian New Year – Navasard. On their way, in the Culture House of Sisian Town, they watched the documentary movie Karktik shot by Nikolay Davtyan. The duration of the film is 50 minutes. After that, Vazgen Gevorgyan presented the members of the group further plans for that day. At night, from 3 a.m. the group celebrated Navasard in Karahunj and at 8 o’clock in the morning having received quite a lot of emotions the group...
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Raspberry Festival (video)

Raspberry Festival (video)

On August 7, at 11:00 o’clock in MJA Resort of Ashotavan Community of  Sisian Region took place a “Raspberry Festival” titled “People of Syunik Region Treat You”. The main organizers of the event were World Vision Armenia and “Victoria Raspberry Producers’ Group”. The aim of the event was to support the sustainable development of raspberry value chain in the region by contributing to the economic empowerment of rural communities. For the visitors in different pavilions were organized treatment of raspberry, gata, and other national dishes, which were...
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“Herbs of Armenia” Festival in Yenokavan Community of Tavush Region on July 2, 2016 (Video)

“Herbs of Armenia” Festival in Yenokavan...

On July 2, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Yenokavan community of Tavush Region took place the festival “Herbs of Armenia”. The organizers have succeeded to organize a very interesting festival and to present to the audience different events. They carried out the festival in four different platforms – “near the lakes”, “in the field”, “near the hunting houses”, “in the hippodrome”. The opening ceremonytook place at 10:30, on the platform “near the lakes”. After that, the announcer approached the table of the Republic of Lithuania. Then the...
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ARMENIA – Once in a Lifetime Journ...

Published on Jun 12, 2016 ARMENIA – Once in a Lifetime Journey! (with Laura McKenzie’s Traveler) The Award Winning Travel Host Laura McKenzie takes viewers on a Once in a Lifetime Journey through the Historic Nation of Armenia during a One-Hour TV Special (April 19, 2016). “Laura McKenzie’s Traveler” is the number one travel show on broadcast television across the US. In this new primetime special, Laura McKenzie gives a firsthand account of her explorations through Armenia, including destinations like the capital city of Yerevan, the ancient...
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The Day of Artsakh Wine Festival has been  Approved

The Day of Artsakh Wine Festival has bee...

June 22, 2016 The day of organizing the 3rd Artsakh Wine Festival has been moved. This year it will be organized on September 17 in the village Togh of Hadrout region. The festival program is still being developed, but it will soon be presented to the public.  It is worth noting that the 1st  and the 2nd Artsakh Wine Festivals were held on the 3rd Saturday of October, but taking into consideration risky weather conditions of the season and the applications of the festival participants it is expedient to move it on the 3rd Saturday of September. Exhibition-sales of...
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Vordan Karmir may enter UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

Vordan Karmir may enter UNESCO Intangibl...

It’s known that Porphyrophora hamelii was used in the coloring process of the famous Pazyryk Rug (Republic of Altay, 5 c. BC) Cochineal worm, along with bees and silkworms, has been domesticated for production of a red colored matter called karmin. There are three kinds of this worm living in the world: Armenian, Mexican and Polish, the last being found throughout Europe. March 2, 2016 PanARMENIAN.Net - The paint extracted from the Armenian cochineal worm was considered the best. Named Porphyrophora hamelii, it’s an endemic of Solonchak desert located along the...
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A Hypothesis on the Antiquity of the Arm...

The Armenian nation has been formed 50-40 millenniums ago. The Armenian scripts (hieroglyphs, cuneiforms) have originated 25000 years ago. The first Armenian alphabet had 19 letters, it has originated for approximately 15-12 thousand years ago. The developed alphabet with its 34 letters has existed in the 6th millennium B.C. (during the times of Karahunj). According to the evidences brought in the book of Paris M. Heruni “Armenians and Old Armenia”, the basis of all Indo-European languages has begun approximately 7000 years ago. And that was the Armenian language. The...
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Ecotourism Festival in Vayots Dzor Region on June 4, 5, 2016 (video)

Ecotourism Festival in Vayots Dzor Regio...

The Ecotourism festival took place for the first time in Armenia on June 4, 2016 in Vayots Dzor Region. The opening ceremony of the festival took place at 1:00 p.m.             in trade-exhibition square of agricultural products and services organized on that ecotourism day from 11:00 a.m. to 18:000 p.m. Then, according to the participants’ preferences there took place “Regional Cube 4” tournament of amateur cycling of Armenia, hiking by eco itineraries of Gomk community (Cross-stone-chapel, Karmradzor, a rock engraved with cross-stones, Gomk Lake),...
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“Karahunj” is 12.000 years old”, said Krum Hancock (Video)

“Karahunj” is 12.000 years old”, said Kr...

The other day, in the hall of “Moscow House” there was presented to the audience the documentary film of director Nicolay Davtyan “Qarktik” (a game with stones), which presents the interpretation of the popular game combined with studies about the ancestors of Armenians, their knowledge and other remarkable data. According to the authors of the film, what the film viewers will reveal are not exaggeration, but they are substantiated realities: another question is that part of the knowledge of the ancient ethnos has been lost and another part of it have reached us in...
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Dolma festival (video)

Dolma festival (video)

On May 21, 2016, at 11-14:30 o’clock in Musa Ler Memorial Complex took place already the 6th traditional Dolma Festival. Armenian and foreign cooks from leading restaurants, as well as individuals participated in the festival. Dolma is an ancient dish, which has been known since 8th century BC, from the times of Urartu State. There were wonderful musical performances in the beginning of the Festival. At the end, after making the necessary measurements, the jury announced the three biggest dolmas of the year 2016. The president of the jury proudly announced that if the...
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Armenians and Old Armenia

This book is about the Armennian nation, its real prehistoric and antion history recovery, about its language, knowledge, national state, civilization and development from the very beginning until 301 AD when in Armennia the Christianity was adopted as a State religion.
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10 Reasons Why Armenia has Become a Medical Tourism Mecca

10 Reasons Why Armenia has Become a Medi...

Posted on: April 25 2016 When we founded GetTreated in Yerevan, back in 2014, many asked what they thought to be a perfectly rational question: of all places, why Armenia? For us, the choice was quite clear: each member of our team has had a positive experience with Armenian medical professionals at one time or another and the country’s unmatched tech skills made Yerevan an ideal place to start a health-disruption tech startup. The flood of enthusiastic feedback we received from our patients helped us realise that Armenia has much more to offer patients than...
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Erebouni Appeared in the List of 9 Oldes...

 25.03.2016 Forbes Russia has included Erebouni in the list of 9 oldest castles of the world. “The Castle of Erebouni, which is situated on the Arin-Berd hill, was built in the times of the Kingdom of Urartu, in 782 B.C. At that time, there wasn’t a more powerful country in Asia and the king of Urartu Argishti the First was expanding the borders of his kingdom including new neighboring plots, among them the Ararat valley. The Asians conquered the kingdom of Urartu, but Erebouni, as well as Teyshebaini, which was also within the borders of Armenia, overcame a long...
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Easter Celebrations in All the Districts...

Different celebrations of Easter were held in all the districts of our capital. As it is informed from the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Municipality of Yerevan, Easter celebrations, which were organized in church yards, parks, in some places also in the yards, were accompanied by the ethnographic and folk singing and dancing, exhibitions of handicraft, and of course, by the symbol of the holiday – fighting with eggs. There were also organized exhibitions and treatment of colored eggs and traditional dishes of the holiday. By the way,...
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Why don’t they Open in Armenia the Mysterious Pyramid of Getazat, Who has Built it, When was it Built, Why was it Built? Exclusive Interview (video)

Why don’t they Open in Armenia the Myste...

Tourism is the same for the economy of every country as clean mountain air for the body. It is accepted to say that Armenia is an open-air museum, but at the same time, most part of the exhibition halls of that museum remain closed. The guest of the program “In Reality with Gagik Mkrtchyan” is independent researcher, expert in ancient civilizations Vazgen Gevorgyan. the material is taken from http://goo.gl/Ukur2V translated from Armenian into English...
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Trndez: Traditions in the Language of Fi...

 Armenak Hovhannisyan| Nazik Armenakyan Millenial experience prompts that confessing love in the language of fire is more effective. Trndez is celebrated on February 14, when the Catholics celebrate St. Valentine’s Day and not on February 13, as many people think. The thing is that according to the ecclesiastical calendar the day changes after the evening liturgy. The official name of Trndez is Tearnyndaraj (coming to meet the Lord) and is connected with an incident from the life of Jesus Christ. According to the Jewish law, on the 40th day of life Mary and Joseph...
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22 Free Things to Do in Yerevan

22 Free Things to Do in Yerevan

Are you planning a visit to the city of Yerevan? Then here’s a list of what you can do in the capital of Armenia – FREE of charge. I’m sure there are more activities that can be added to this list, and I’ll update it from time to time upon finding new information. As for now, here’s the list of 19 free things to in Yerevan. 1. VISIT THE CAFESJIAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS The Cafesjian Center for the Arts is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary art to Armenia and presenting the best of Armenian culture to the world. You can visit its open air exposition of...
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Tourism Activities, which will take plac...

May 21 – “Tolma Festival”: Armavir Region, Musaler  village. The aim is to promote the Armenian cuisine and dishes. June 4-5 – Eco-tourism festival – Vayots Dzor, Gomk and Martiros communities. The aim of the eco-tourism festival is to contribute to the development of eco-tourism in Gomk and Martiros communities of Vayots Dzor, as well as to raise the level of public awareness on eco-tourism. June 11 – “Bread in the Mountains Festival”: at 17: 00-21: 00 In forepart of  Tumanyan Park  of Yerevan. The aim is to get acquainted with the history of...