delete

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...
delete

Japanese Railway Sanriku (video)

delete

Modern Japanese Samurai (Video)

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan
delete
Tsukumogami

Tsukumogami

In the Japanese folklore there exists “tsukumogami” (付喪神) – an object, which has acquired a spirit. It is considered that if an object is 100 years old, it can gain consciousness. This especially concerns forgotten or lost items. For example, they believe in the existence of the spirit of straw sandal “bake-dzori” (化け草履). Every day putting on the sandal, there is established a close connection between the sandal and its owner. And when the owner stops wearing the sandal and forgets it in a corner of the wardrobe, decades past it turns into a...
delete

Harry. Japanese Village on the Water(Vid...

delete
Sweet Japanese Bread Made by the Armenians

Sweet Japanese Bread Made by the Armenia...

We already have the opportunity to make and try the Japanese sweet bread “meron pan” made by an Armenian. The President of “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange Center Ruzan Khojikyan has translated the recipe of “meron pan”, which is given below: Ingredients (for 8 portions) ■Bulki dough Flour… 200 g Salt … 3 g Sugar … 15g Dry yeast … 3 g Butter … 15 g Half egg beaten in water. The total volume of these two should make 135 ml. ■Biscuit dough Flour… 90 g Almond flour … 30 g Butter … 40 g Sugar … 50 g Half egg (some...
delete

Yuru: Japanese Sports

Recently in Japan there were created new games, which are called “yuru” or quiet sports. Here the experienced players and beginners, children and adults compete with each other on equal terms. Among more than 50 types of sports the most famous one is table tennis, where the players are given racquets with holes and in case of handball the hands and the ball are covered with liquid soap in order to make them slippery. Many games are envisaged for the improvement of health of the people, who cannot or don’t want to go in for sports. Like for example, games, which are...
delete
A Japanese Book about the Armenian Animation

A Japanese Book about the Armenian Anima...

19-05-2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Japan and several Japanese websites inform that there was published the illustrated book of Satoru Otsuka “Armenian Animation Films”, where for the first time there is presented the Soviet and modern Armenian cartoon art. In separate small chapters the reader gets acquainted with the best works of the Armenian animation since 1938, the first Armenian cartoon “The Dog and the Cat” shot by Lev Atamanov up to “The Lazy Hoori” film-fairy tale-musical screened up in 2016. The other chapters are “The Priest and...
delete
“Sabre Dance” reached Tokyo: A Film about Aram Khachaturyan will be released in Tokyo

“Sabre Dance” reached Tokyo: A Film abou...

The director of the film about the great composer is Yusup Razikov. Russian actor of the Armenian origin Hambardzum Kabanyan is starring. YEREVAN, April 21–Sputnik. The film “Sabre Dance” about the great Armenian composer Aram Khachaturyan will be released in Japan at the end of July. This was announced on Facebook by the general producer of the film Ruben Dishdishyan. “It’s unbelievable! The film, which we made with the support of the Ministry of Culture of Russia, National Cinema Center of Armenia and DMH studio, will be released in Japan. Thanks to everyone...
delete
For the Information of the Citizens Subject to Conscription for the Compulsory Military Service in the RA Armed Forces

For the Information of the Citizens Subj...

07 May, 2020 The citizens subject to the conscription for the compulsory military service in the RA Armed Forces, who because of the restrictions and absence of air communication imposed by the pandemic, were not able to return to the motherland on time in order to appear at the military commissariat of their place of registration, should send their data to the following email armembjapan@mfa.am in order to regulate further legal proceedings and if possible to arrange their transportation to the Republic of Armenia. In the letter to the Embassy it is necessary to mention...
delete

A Book in Japanese About the Capital of ...

A book in Japanese about Armenia. By the way, you can get the book free of charge by May 5. Perhaps it would be useful for the learners of...
delete
Japanese NHK news Channel

Japanese NHK news Channel

delete

The Armenian Marash Embroidery through t...

Vardanyan Anna 04.18 · 2020 “It is necessary for the Japanese to realize that there are many things to learn from the secrets of the Armenian embroidery”. Mie Ishi It’s a great pleasure when people are interested in Armenia, in the historical-cultural heritage of the Armenian nation, when they value it. This time I introduce to you a friend of the Armenian nation Mrs. Mie Ishi, who is considered one of the best specialists of fabric restoration in the world. She has visited Armenia for many times and has summed up her impressions in different scientific articles....
delete

Japanese Duduk lovers started the initia...

Ճապոնացի դուդուկասերները սկսել են “Duduk Japan” նախագիծը Ճապոնիայում հայկական երաժշտությունն ու դուդուկը խթանելու համար։ Japanese Duduk lovers started the initiative “Duduk Japan” to promote Armenian music and Duduk in Japan! the material is taken...
delete
Tokyo Olympic Games Have Been Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tokyo Olympic Games Have Been Postponed ...

24.03.2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, the launch of which was envisaged on July 24, have been moved to the summer of 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. This is announced from the International Olympic Committee. Earlier the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe had asked IOC to postpone the Olympic Games. He had said that Tokyo would conduct the Olympic and Paralympic Games as a sign of victory over the coronavirus. “I have suggested postponing the Olympic Games for a year and the President of IOC Thomas Bach completely agreed with me”, he said. “This will allow...
delete

A Boy with an Armenian Name in Japan: Wh...

Thanks to Artsvi Bakhchinyan for the provision of the material! translated from Armenian into English...
delete
The Japanese Have Staged and Shot the Fairy-tale “The Liar” by the Famous Armenian Writer Hovhannes Tumanyan

The Japanese Have Staged and Shot the Fa...

On March 4, 2020, with the suggestion of the embassy the pupils of the sixth form of Hisawa school of Minami Adzyu Town staged and recorded the fairy-tale “The Liar” by Hovhannes Tumanyan. On March 10, in “Fukushima Minpo” daily newspaper there was published an article about it, praising the literary heritage of Hovhannes Tumanyan. In summer Minami Adzyu is hosting the Olympic Team of Armenia. the material is taken from Embassy of Armenia to Japan ・駐日アルメニア共和国大使館 translated from Armenian into English...
delete
List of Dishes Made with Matsun (Yougurt) Around the World

List of Dishes Made with Matsun (Yougurt...

Matsun (yogurt) is loved in many countries. I wonder how people in different countries of the world enjoy matsun. In this corner using the natural raw material of matsun (yogurt), we present real homemade dishes of different countries. Let’s ask about the raw material of matsun (yogurt) and the culture of its motherland. The 43rd time it is the Republic of Armenia. It is a country in the South-Western part of Caucasus. In the North it has a border with Georgia, in the South – with Persia, in the West with Turkey and in the East it has a border with Azerbaijan. This...
delete
In Japan they have created Air Lifting Houses

In Japan they have created Air Lifting H...

In Japan they have created houses, which in case of an earthquake can be lifted from the earth surface for several inches and stay in that position until the end of the earthquake. This technology was developed still in the past decade but the attention was drawn to it after the devastating earthquake in the country in 2011. The system developed by the designers of “Air Danshin Systems Inc.” has a powerful airbag, which allows the house in case of necessity to lift from the ground on time. The sensitive sensor is capable of previously detecting the start of the seismic...
delete
About the Founder and Chairman of the Komitas Music Society of Japan Takahiro Akiba

About the Founder and Chairman of the Ko...

In 2003-2007, Akiba studied piano at the Faculty of Music of the Tokyo University of the Arts (TUA) and graduated from the University with honors and special prizes. In 2007 he continued his studies in the postgraduate course of  TUA and received a Doctor’s Degree (2015). He has repeatedly participated in the master classes of Vladiimr Tropp (2003-2008) and Victor Merzhanov (2004-2005). In 2009-2011 he improved his skills at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory under the mentorship of Prof. Mikhail Olenev and Prof. Victor Merzhanov. He has also taken private lessons...