“Japanese New Year” Event (Video)


On January 24, 2020 at  “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange Center there took place the event “Japanese New Year”.

In the beginning of the event the employees of the center hold a small quiz, which would help the participants to learn how they celebrate New Year in Japan.

After that, under the direction of Deputy President of the center Minamie Shuichi and with joint efforts of the attendees there was made the stuff for motsi – the dish of the day.

At the end of the event when they were starting to make motsi

and enjoy it,


the center Ruzan Khojikyan was able to join the group.

Lilit Khansulyan the wife of Arihiko Hasegawa, who has been living in Armenia for a long time, also joined the group together with her two charming children, who already fluently master the Armenian and Japanese languages.

Author: H. Muradyan

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan