The Fifth Anniversary of “IROHA” Center and the Celebration of New Year 2020 (Video)

The Fifth Anniversary of “IROHA” Center and the Celebration of New Year 2020 (Video)


At the Fifth Anniversary of IROHA Center on 21.12.2019

On December 21, 2019 in Nairi Hall of Ani Plaza Hotel there took place the celebration of New Year 2020 by “IROHA” Armenian-Japanese Educational and Cultural Exchange NGO and the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the NGO. In the beginning the guests were greeted by the president of the center Ruzanna Khojikyan and the vice-president Minamie Syuitsi.

The event was conducted in the Armenian and Japanese languages by the employee of IROHA center Diana Shahverdyan and  Mrs. Fujita Kino, who has arrived in order to study the Armenian language and the Armenian culture.

After that the guests were greeted by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in RA Jun Yamada.

Then by the slide-show they presented the activities of IROHA center.

In the beginning there was shown the dance Tokyo Bon

and one of the talented members of the center Michael Nshanyan sang a Japanese song.

Sudzuki Kento, who is already famous in Armenia, played the duduk.

Then the students of the center presented different musical performances and played games.

Students from Hikar Center,

Armenian-Russian Slavonic University have a short performance.

There was also a beautiful presentation  by the staff of IROHA center, which was in Armenia at that moment. Of course mentioning Zarine Hovakimyan from the staff of the center who wasn’t present and was participating in training courses in Japan.

At the end the guests tasted the delicious and beautiful cake made for the fifth anniversary of “IROHA” center.

Before cutting the cake and serving it, the guests expressed their opinions about the center.

Author: H. Muradyan

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan