| 26.10.10 | 15:10
Late October has given Armenia a treat of nice sunny weather after long weeks of rain and cold. The temperature in Yerevan today October 26 is 70 F (21 C) in highs and 57 F (14 C), with a promise of sunny but a bit chilly weather for the rest of this week.
| 25.10.10 | 14:28
The Lovers' Park this Sunday, October 24, was like a huge colorful canvas with hundred of children gathered there to participate in the pan-Armenian painting competition. Children of different ages from Yerevan and provinces spent the sunny afternoon painting the nature the way imagine it, as well as participated in eco-games, received gifts from the Green Bus mobile library (the bus was decorated by children's paintings), enjoyed song and dance as well as puppet theatre performances.
| 22.10.10 | 13:07
Starting today Armenian MPs will be holding their sessions in the newly renovated and fully equipped European-style hall. The renovation started last year and cost the taxpayer 480 million drams (about $1,350,000).
| 21.10.10 | 15:43
Yulia Mirzoyan’s first exhibition of handmade items – jewelry, collages, origami, dolls, decorated bottles as well as paintings – was launched last night, October 20, in Yerevan, at the Museum of Folk Art and will be open for visitors till October 24. The author, who has started her artistic activities some three years ago, uses wood, tree bark, precious and semi-precious stones and a variety of miscellaneous items for the creation of her pieces.
| 18.10.10 | 14:39
The village of Areni, Vayots Dzor province, known for its centuries-old and rich wine-making traditions hosted the annual wine festival this Sunday, October 17, offering a variety of events, among them traditional dance and song performances, games, contests, cheese sampling, on-spot baking of traditional Armenian lavash (flat bread), rshta (Armenian home-made noodles), and gata (shortbread dough with sweet filling), as well as the highlight of the event – grape-pressing and wine sampling.
For more images of the festival click here.
| 15.10.10 | 16:06
Yerevan streets are now equipped with neat-looking directional signs in Armenian and English.
| 14.10.10 | 14:57
Armenian rock bands held a concert last night, October 13, in Yerevan, as a protest against smoking and advocating eating apples instead – the audience was given apples to illustrate the point.
| 13.10.10 | 15:05
A 4-0 win over Andorra sparked a rare massive celebration by proud Armenia fans in Yerevan last night.