| 21.06.11 | 13:29
The mix of maintenance work, water and sunshine makes magic at Yerevan's Swan Lake near the Opera House.
| 20.06.11 | 12:04
A selling exhibition of origami works (the traditional Japanese art of paper folding) organized by the Armenian-Japanese Hikaru center was held at the Yerevan City Hall late last week. Around 500 works were displayed, with proceeds earmarked for relief to Japan, a country that was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami last March.
| 16.06.11 | 10:23
Thousands of young people staged a march through downtown streets of Yerevan Wednesday evening to mark State Symbols Day. The laws on “The Flag” and “The Coat of Arms” of the Republic of Armenia were adopted on June 15, 2006.
| 10.06.11 | 17:52
Beautification – washing, hewing, painting – of facades continues in the center of Yerevan.
| 09.06.11 | 16:46
Fountains in Republic Square offer cool escape from summer heat, which makes them a favored “gathering spot” for the youth. (The air temperature today, June 9, is 84 F /31 C high and 54 F/12 C low.)
| 08.06.11 | 16:29
A flower-decorated grand piano has been put in the lawn next to Swan Lake, downtown Yerevan: the VII Aram Khachaturyan International Competition for pianists and, for the first time, composers is being held in the Armenian capital from June 6 to13, with participants from the USA, Canada, Spain, China and former Soviet countries.
| 07.06.11 | 16:30
The continued construction works that started in April on one of central bridges connecting Davidashen with central Yerevan are scheduled to wrap up by the end of the year. This is the first major renovation and fortification works on this bridge since its opening in late 2000; one-sided passage is open for traffic for the time being.
| 06.06.11 | 16:05
Early summer in Armenia is unusually chilly with frequent showers and rather changeable weather; air temperature rose as high as 90F/32C and dropped to as low as 71F/22 C within the first week of June, turning the morning dressing choice into a real challenge. (Monday, June 6, in Yerevan started with heavy rainfall and changed to sunshine during the second part of the day: 77 F/25 C high and 57F/14 C low).
| 03.06.11 | 15:34
Photo-story by Nazik Armenakyan reporting from New York. Nazik is one of the selected participants of New York University/Magnum Foundation Photography and Human Rights Program.