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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...
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President Armen Sarkissian met with the Representatives of the Armenian Community of Japan (Video)

President Armen Sarkissian met with the ...

In the framework of his working visit to Japan, President Armen Sarkissian and Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian met with the representatives of the small Armenian community in Japan. At the beginning, President Sarkissian inquired about their activities, then spoke briefly about the meetings he held during the visit and reached agreements. He noted that there is genuine interest toward Armenia and he has had very concrete talks on what can be done together. According to the President, the areas of cooperation are very precise – modern technologies, emergency situations, trade...
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The President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan met the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe (Video)

The President of the Republic of Armenia...

October 24, 14:53 p.m. “Though we are geographically rather far from each other, we are close through our values, culture and history. We should look forward. The future envisages cooperation. I am convinced that we can do many things together”. the material is taken from  https://www.facebook.com/pg/Armpresident/posts/ translated from Armenian into English...
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In  Japan there will be Opened the Branch of Armenian “Tumo” Center

In Japan there will be Opened the Branc...

10.09.2019 In the capital of Japan, Tokyo there will be opened the branch of “Tumo” Armenian Center of Creative Technologies “. The press-service of the center informs that today there was signed a memorandum with the leading Japanese publishing house and educational center “ Gakken Publishing”. “Gakken Publishing” will perform the initial works of the opening “Tumo” center in Tokyo. We will meet in the country of robots, manga and sakura”, is mentioned in the message. the material is taken from shorturl.at/vzDKY translated from Armenian into English...
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“Discover Armenia” Open Lecture in Japan

“Discover Armenia” Open Lecture in Japan...

On July 30, in the frameworks of the series of lectures “International Relations and Peace” of the famous Goi Foundation, at Gunma Kenritsu Joshi University the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of RA in Japan delivered an open lecture “Discover Armenia” More than 100 students, lecturers, as well as representatives of the local society participated in the lecture, which lasted an hour and a half. The ambassador highly advised the attendees to visit Armenia and to study subjects related to Armenology. the material is taken from Embassy of Armenia to...
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Япония без ума от Комитаса: видео поющих “Ой Назан” и “Дле яман” японцев покорило армян (Video)

Япония без ума от Комитаса: видео поющих...

24.06.2019(обновлено 11:42 24.06.2019) Смотрите на видео, как проникновенно японские музыканты исполняют сложнейшие армянские композиции. ЕРЕВАН, 24 июн — Sputnik. Японские музыканты Эми Матсубара и Тошико Оно поразили сеть, исполнив произведения великого армянского композитора Комитаса. Под аккомпанемент пианиста Такахиро...
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Samurai and Armenian Military Code of Ho...

Thanks to Hayk Isakhanyan for the provision of the material!
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Why does the Ambassador Lay Obstacles?

Why does the Ambassador Lay Obstacles?

There is a small community of Japanese-speaking people in Armenia, nearly 50 people. They are active young people with inquisitive minds and creative approaches. One of them, who is engaged in creative work and has close ties with the Japanese specialists of his sphere, is indignant and says that the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan Hrant Poghosyan hinders the cooperation between him and the Japanese partners. “He lays obstacles to the development of different entrepreneurship activities, especially in the spheres of tourism, information technologies and...
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The Myth of Hayk and Belle in the  Japanese  Collection

The Myth of Hayk and Belle in the Japan...

Sorry, this entry is only available in Հայերեն.
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The Ararat in Japanese Painting?

Sorry, this entry is only available in 日本語 and Հայերեն.
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The Armenian Teacher of Dances Living in Japan: “The Armenian Ballet Education needs Alteration”

The Armenian Teacher of Dances Living in...

AZG Daily- CULTURE #23, 15-06-2018 Artsvi BAKHCHINYAN In Fukuoka town of ballet-loving Japan, there functions an Armenian ballet school and a dancing ensemble. “Gharibyan Ballet Academy” and “Gharibyan Krunk (Crane)” ensemble were founded by the young dancer and teacher of dances Azat Gharibyan. He also manages the organization “Cherry aplomb”, which allows getting ballet education abroad.… The grandson of the merited representatives of the Armenian art of dancing Azat Gharibyan and Tereza Grigoryan – Azat Gharibyan Junior (born in 1981 in Yerevan), has...
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Serine Khaloyan about the Family of her Japanese Husband

Serine Khaloyan about the Family of her ...

23.06.17 Many people have noticed in the streets of Yerevan 22 years old Armenian girl with pink hair – Serine Khaloyan, who reminded of a Japanese anime. Nobody was indifferent to her. Last year Serine married a Japanese young man. After living for some time in Armenia, she and Yuta left for Japan. During the interview with Tert.am Life Serine told about the decision to marry Yuta, the first meeting with his parents and her life in Japan. –Serine, how did you get acquainted with Yuta?  –We met in a Japanese restaurant. When I saw him, I joked and said that I...
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Mrs. Arax Mansourian Proudly Received th...

On may 9, 2017, in the Armenia Culture Week 2017 in Tokyo, a legendary opera star from Armenia, one of the best interpreters of Komitas’ songs, Mrs. Arax Mansourian proudly received the first “Award of Honor” of Komitas Music Society from Japan and the first “Ambassador’s Trophy” from Embassy of Armenia to Japan!   the material is taken from 日本コミタス音楽協会 Komitas Music Society of...
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Diana Abgar. the first Armenian woman ho...

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan
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Hripsime Simonyan’s “Armenuhi” statue unveiled in Japan’s Nirasaki

Hripsime Simonyan’s “Armenuhi” statue un...

On 25 March, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Japan Hrant Poghosyan visited the city of Nirasaki of the state of Yamanash where he participated in the unveiling of the “Armenuhi” clay statue made by Armenian sculptor/potter, People’s Painter of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic Hripsime Simonyan. Among other attendees were Mayor of Nirasaki Hisao Nayto, Nobel Prize recipient Satoshi Omura, Chairman of the Education Committee of Nirasaki City Council Reyko Yamaki and other officials, reported the press service of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
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Japan and the Armenian Genocide

A Forgotten International Humanitarian Relief Episode The devastation and immense human suffering caused by the recent earthquake in Haiti resulted in an enormous international humanitarian relief response. Japan once again found itself participating in a global relief effort in a bid to save victims of a major disaster. More than $70 million dollars in aid for Haiti has been pledged by the Japanese government, including ¥30 million (or ~$357,000) in emergency supplies. This comes on the back of substantial contributions made by Japan to other recent natural disasters,...
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The Delegation Headed by Galust Sahakyan had a Meeting with the Mayor of Hiroshima

The Delegation Headed by Galust Sahakyan...

On February 1st, the Major of Hiroshima (Japan) Kazumi Matsu received the delegation headed by the President of the National Assembly of RA Galust Sahakyan, in which there were the deputies of the National Assembly of RA Vahram Baghdasaryan, Rouzanna Muradyan and Samvel Pharmanyan, the Deputy Minister of the Foreign Affairs of RA Armen Papikyan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of RA in Japan Hrant Poghosyan. The Mayor has thanked the Armenian delegation for visiting Hiroshima and has assured that though the cooperation between Hiroshima and Yerevan are...
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Materials in Japanese about Diana Abgar

Materials in Japanese about Diana Abgar

From the editor: – The author of the article, the Japanese historian, translator Daisaku Watanabe has studied at the Department of Cultures and Languages of Asia and Africa of Tokyo University of Foreign Languages. He has attended courses of the Armenian language in Tokyo, Venice and Yerevan. In Tokyo, he has written a Diploma Paper with the subject “The Armenian Society in Raffi’s Novel “The Crazy”. In 2011-2013 Watanabe continued his studies in Armenia. In 2015, there was published his Japanese translation of the book of the American-Armenian historian George...
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Kumamoto University-Study in Japan (vide...

This programme shares Japanese university life and nearby places as introduced by international students during their time in Japan.
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On June 16, 2016 there was held Charles Aznavour’s  Final Concert of Japan tour

On June 16, 2016 there was held Charles ...

«June 16:  The Final concert of Japan tour in Tokyo NHK Hall of the living legend Charles Aznavour (92). Long standing ovations. Huge success, as always. Bravo Maestro! Please come again soon. » is written on facebook page of the Embassy of RA  in Japan.   the material is taken...