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いろはセンターで七夕祭りのお祝い(動画)

いろはセンターで七夕祭りのお祝い(動画)...

On July 7, 2019 at IROHA Center there was celebrated the traditional Japanese holiday Tanabata. The celebration was launched by the greeting speech of the president of IROHA Center Ruzan Khojikyan and the presentation of the order of celebration to the audience. Then there was a beautiful, small performance about Tanabata in Japanese. After that in accordance with the meaning of the holiday all the attendees wrote down their dreams on papers and hung them from the branches of the Christmas tree. In fact they should be hung from the branches of a bamboo tree but as they...
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いろはセンターで書道の実験(動画)

いろはセンターで書道の実験(動画)...

On June 27, 2019, from 17:30-19:00 o’clock, Mrs. Fujita Kino conducted a lesson of calligraphy at IROHA Center. Naturally, asking the attendees about their opinion on calligraphy, first of all she showed the calligraphy of the hieroglyph 幸せ/siaoase/, which means happiness. The attendees tried to copy it. And then they tried the calligraphy of the hieroglyph 結ぶ/musubu/, which means to connect. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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お好み焼きの調理実演の会(動画)

お好み焼きの調理実演の会(動画)...

On June 21, 2019 from 13:30 to 15:00 at IROHA Center took place «好み焼きOkomomiaki» party, during which the Vice-president of IROHA Center Syuitsi Minamie sensei showed and explained how they make Okomomiaki in Osaka. After that all the attendees, who wanted to make it started making the dish with the help of the instructions of Minamie and Ruzan sensei . At the end of the party, all the guests enjoyed the delicious food. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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日本の自動車は、すでに運転中です

日本の自動車は、すでに運転中です...

In 2019 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia 40 firefighting rescue trucks. The fire fighting rescue detachments of Lori, Shirak and Syunik Regions have already received 14 fire fighting trucks, 3 ladder trucks and 1 machine controller. Another 26 units of technique will arrive in Armenia during the year. In the frameworks of the project the Japanese specialists have trained 42 rescuers, starting from the driver mechanics up to the commanders of the detachments. At present all the...
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1000 Cranes of the Japanese Origami will give Love and Hope to the Children Treated at Hematology Center

1000 Cranes of the Japanese Origami will...

On June 12, 2019, in the frameworks of the Light Cranes Program atHematology Center after professor Yeolyan took place the ceremony of the donation of 1000 cranes. During the interview with the journalists, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in the Republic of Armenia Jun Yamada mentioned that the cranes made of origami type of paper are counseled for happiness in Japan. Highlighting the initiative, the executive director of the charity foundation “Town of Smiles” Ester Demirchyan noted that it encourages and once more focuses on our...
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アルメニアで「第二回日本音楽際「音色」(動画)

アルメニアで「第二回日本音楽際「音色」(動画)...

On May 26, 2019 from 13:00 to 16:00 o’clock in the great hall of the Armenian-Russian Slavonic University took place the Second Japanese Contest-festival in Armenia “Neiro”, which was organized by IROHA center. In the staff of the jury, there were included the ambassador of Japan in RA Mr. Jun Yamada, composer, musician and musical producer Shushan Sargsyan, the soloist of “Naghash” ensemble Tatevik Movsisyan and lecturer of Japanese Arihiko Hasegawa. The opening of the event started with the famous dance of the members of IROHA center. After that,...
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The Presentation of Heghine Melik-Haykazyan’s Digitized Book “A Stroll in Japan”

The Presentation of Heghine Melik-Haykaz...

On May 16, 2019 at the Digital Library of Armenian Literature there took place the presentation of electronic version of Heghine Melik-Haykazyan’s book “A Stroll in Japan”, where there is mentioned about the earliest Armenian-Japanese relations. Find the link here: www.digilib.am: The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in RA Mr. Jun Yamada, specialists of Japanese and Tumanyan, other high-ranking guests were present at the presentation. The speakers presented the book, discussed many interesting issues related to the life of the author, details...
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日本舞踊ーーー日本の伝統的なダンスの夕べ(動画)

日本舞踊ーーー日本の伝統的なダンスの夕べ(動画)...

On April 28, 2019 from 16:00 to 17:45 o’clock at “Loft” center “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange Center presented to the Armenian and foreign audience who were in Armenia at the moment, the history of the Japanese dance, the directions and other interesting facts and details. The presenter was Master (Shihan) of Hanayagi direction of the traditional Japanese stage dance Hanayagi Mimoyu. Hanayagi Mimoyu (real name is Tanaka Tamaki) was taught by master Hanayagi Mihoko when he was 2 years and 10 months old. He first appeared on the...
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2019年に、いろはセンターによる恒例の花見を行いました(動画)...

On March 14, 2019 “IROHA” center once again celebrated Hanami. First of all, let’s make it clear what Hamani is (in Japanese 花見). Hanami is a part of the Japanese culture. When sakura (cherry-tree flower) blossoms, the Japanese go for a picnic under the cherry-trees and admire the pink flowers of sakura. Tthis year IROHA center celebrated Hanami in a garden full of apricot trees, which didn’t yield to sakura in its beauty. Fortunately, it was sunny and didn’t hinder the plans. At first the group, which comprised of 65 people, among which there were 9...
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Japanese Hanami Festival Celebrated in N...

09.04.2019 On April 9, in the RA National Assembly Park, next to the blossoming sakuras, one of the most beautiful and most important festivals of the Land of the Rising Sun, Hanami, where the RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the RA Jun Yamada, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Japan Friendship Group Edgar Arakelyan the members of the Group and cultural figures. According to the Expert on Japan, v.ann LTD Company Founder-Director, one of the organizers of the event Anna Vardanyan, in 2015, when in the NA...
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いろはセンターで雛祭り(動画)

いろはセンターで雛祭り(動画)...

On March 15, 2019, from 16:00 to 19:00 o’clock at IROHA Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange Center there took place Hinamatsuri. In the beginning of the event, two students of the center with the help of a slide show made beforehand explained the attendees what is the Holiday of Hinamatsuri. Then all the attendees went to the room, where with the Japanese explanation of Minamie sensei and the Armenian translation of Marina Barseghyan they made dolls, with which they decorated the hinadana of this year. After that, they sang together the song of...
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第13回日本映画祭の開会式(動画)...

On March 1, 2019, at 18:00 o’clock in Moscow cinema there took place the opening ceremony of the 13th Japanese Film Festival. After that there was shown the film “The Curtain Rises”, which the audience watched with great satisfaction. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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Tea Ceremony and Setsubun in IROHA Cente...

On February 22, 2019 at 16:00 o’clock in IROHA center, two students of the center in a slide show with the explanation written in Japanese presented to the audience in Armenian the holiday of Setsubun. After that, the attendees were divided into two groups and in two separate rooms they made ehomaki with their own hands, of course with the instructions of the teacher. Then looking in the direction of that year and keeping silence the two groups ate together the ehomaki. After that, there took place the ceremony of mamemaki. After a short break, another interesting...
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03/01(金)-03/07(木)第13回日本映画際のお知らせ...

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いろはセンター4周年と2019新年のお祝い(動画)

いろはセンター4周年と2019新年のお祝い(動画)...

On December 23, 2018, from 13:00 to 15:00 p.m. in the Nairi hall of Ani Plaza Hotel there took place the celebration of New Year 2019 by the “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Exchange Center NGO and the celebration of the fourth anniversary of the given NGO. At first, the guests were welcomed by the president of the center Rouzanna Khojikyan and the vice-president Minamie Syuitsi. Then there was a slide show of the activities of the center, which was orally presented in Japanese and Armenian by the tutors of the center Zarine Hovakimyan  and Shushan...
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The 85th Anniversary of the Emperor of J...

On December 4, 2018 from 18:30-20:30 p.m. at “Armenia Marriot Hotel” there was celebrated the 85th anniversary of the Emperor of Japan Akihito. translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Author` H....
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「日本の人形」開催のオープニング(動画)

「日本の人形」開催のオープニング(動画)...

On 2018 September 20 by, the sponsored of Japan Foundation, Embassy of Japan in Armenia, Ministry of Culture of RA and Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum, at 14:00 the opening ceremony of the “Japanese Dolls” traveling exhibition took place at Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum . Author: H....
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アルメニア・日本音楽の夜(動画)

アルメニア・日本音楽の夜(動画)...

On the 13th of September, 2018, at 19:00 under the auspices of the Komitas Museum Institute and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia took place, a one-and-a-half hour long, Armenian-Japanese music evening. Programme Hajime Okumura – “Onda no Funata” Akira Ifukube – “Tanabata”         3.Akio Yashiro “Piano Sonata” Laureate of Republican and international competitions and Armenia’s Prezidential award recepiant pianist Anahit Dilbaryan had performed. Ghazaros Saryan- “Aria and Toccata” Had performed by the laureate of...
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Commemoration Ceremony Dedicated to the Memory of Victims of the Atomic Bombing   of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Cities

Commemoration Ceremony Dedicated to the ...

On August 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.,  near the plaque of Peace Covenant placed in Children’s Park of Yerevan, took place a commemoration ceremony dedicated to the victims of nuclear bombing in Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities. Such a ceremony near the plaque of Peace Covenant has been held every 5 years by the Armenian-Japanese Hikari Scientific-Cultural Center NGO. And the initial program was launched in 2005 on August 6, there launched the center’s first big action titled “Peace Lanterns”, which during years developed into a big peace and cultural program. The opening...
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いろはセンターで古代日本美術、水引の紹介(動画)

いろはセンターで古代日本美術、水引の紹介(動画)...

On July 3, 2018 from 16:30 to 18:00 Isi Mie sensei and Yokoyama Midori sensei presented to the students of IROHA Center a practical lesson of the Japanese traditional art mizuhiki. The art of mizuhiki was brought to Japan from China during Edo era. It is the art of decorating the envelopes of the official invitations. Nowadays it is mainly used for decorating the envelopes especially when giving money as a present on wedding ceremonies. During joyful ceremonies they decorate the envelopes in red, yellow, white or other bright colors and during sad ceremonies they...