| 14.06.12 | 15:03
Ameria Bank and the City Hall have been carrying out a project between June 1-15 by which residents of Yerevan are invited to submit their ideas of how the Yerevan of their dreams should look like, and what improvements they’d like to see. The suggestions can be stuck to big green boards placed throughout the city, they will further be discussed to select the most creative ones.
| 13.06.12 | 15:12
Development and Preservation of Armenian Culinary Traditions NGO held the 4th Bread in Mountains festival, in the area adjoining Erebuni Museum of History. Visitors had a chance to taste ethnic Armenian festive dishes, traditionally served on 13 Armenian church holidays, as well as enjoy national music and dances. Organizers said a number of similar events are planned throughout this year.
| 12.06.12 | 14:17
Every day new details seem to be emerging in Yerevan as part of the state determination to dolly up the capital this summer that’s in full rights now with the air temperature ranging between 30C/86F-36C/97F with occasional thunderstorm and short showers.
| 11.06.12 | 15:35
In accordance to Yerevan mayor Taron Margaryan’s promise to have jewels of the Armenian capital - fountain complexes - and open-air pools up and running this year, the so-called Black Fountains (in the Youth park between Alek Manukyan and Khanjyan streets) have been renovated and upgraded with light-and-color system. The actual works have been carried our by joint efforts of the city hall and owner of an adjoining café-restaurant.
| 07.06.12 | 15:50
Here in Armenia, we know that summer has REALLY arrived, when sheep hair replaces human textiles on clotheslines. Once dried, the wool will be beat into shape for use as stuffing in blankets and bed clothing.
| 06.06.12 | 12:56
As part of his official visit to Japan President Sargsyan, visited the Yuriage-Hiyoriyama Memorial in Sendai city and paid tribute to the memory of victims of the earthquake and tsunami that shook the country in 2011; the president then went to the temporary shelters of those who had suffered in the tsunami. During the meeting he thanked the Japanese people for their help in the aftermath of the Spitak earthquake of 1988.
| 05.06.12 | 15:20
Parks in Yerevan, which seem greener this year due to abundantly rainy spring and municipality efforts, offer shade from the afternoon heat and some lazy time to students who have finished the academic year. (Temperature today, June 5, 35C/95F high and 15C/59F low.)
| 04.06.12 | 15:10
Architect Vladimir Atanyan’s Zodiac fountain in Charles Aznavour square, in front of Moscow Cinema downtown Yerevan, has been renovated and given a mystical touch of light and color.
| 01.06.12 | 15:37
Exhibition of children’s paintings was held at Lovers’ Park in Yerevan on the occasion of June 1, the International Children’s Day.
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| 31.05.12 | 15:05
On May 31, observed as World No Tobacco Day to encourage a 24-hour abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe, the Boghossian Gardens company operating the Lovers’ Park in Yerevan and Armenia Without Tobacco NGO have officially opened a smoke-free zone, including part of the park’s open-air cafe, the children’s playground and its neighboring area.