| 13.04.11 | 12:20
April 12 brought an unusually strong windstorm which later turned into heavy rain and even snow in the higher parts of Yerevan (Avan and Nor Nork districts). The air temperature today is high 48F/9C and low 28F/2C with a promise to get warmer by the end of the week.
| 12.04.11 | 17:49
April 12 marks 50 years since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin with his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the planet Earth and became the first human to journey into outer space. An exhibition on this occasion opened today in Yerevan, at the National Center of Aesthetics, displaying the works by the students of the center.
| 11.04.11 | 20:56
April 12 marks 50 years since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin with his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the planet Earth and became the first human to journey into outer space. An exhibition on this occasion is held in Yerevan, at the State Engineering University of Armenia, from April 7 through April 13.
| 08.04.11 | 13:20
Thursday (April 7) late afternoon a major fire broke out at the Parvana restaurant complex in Hrazdan Gorge (in the center of Yerevan). It took two hours, eight fire and four water engines to put out the fire which destroyed the roof of the restaurant belonging to MP Samvel Alexanyan.
| 07.04.11 | 16:04
April 7 is celebrated in Armenia as a Maternity and Beauty Day which completes the so-called “women’s month” that started on March 8 International Women’s Day. On this occasion ‘Miasin’ (Together) youth organization has held a “flash mob” event today in Yerevan’s Republic Square.
| 06.04.11 | 15:09
Trees in Saryan park are being pruned as part of Green Yerevan initiative.
| 04.04.11 | 15:02
The first week of April has started off with cloudy skies and showers and will stay so throughout the week. (Temperature today, April 5, is high: 57F/14C and low: 41F/5C)
| 01.04.11 | 13:25
One of the most beautiful times of the year has started in Yerevan with blooming apricot trees and bright new green of the grass and buds sparkling in the warm sunshine. (The weather in Yerevan today, April 1, is 64 F/18 C; the rest of the week promises to be warm, but rainy).
| 31.03.11 | 14:04
The last day of March brought a lamb-like day.
| 30.03.11 | 13:32
The annual spring greening of the Armenian capital has started, only this time short-lived flowers are replaced by more lasting evergreens.