| 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.
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| 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.
| 11.10.10 | 16:02
2972nd birthday of Armenia’s capital Erebuni-Yerevan was largely celebrated with festivities held all around the city.
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| 07.10.10 | 19:04
Armenia's capital is making preparations for a festive celebration of its 2792nd birthday – known as Erebuni-Yerevan - to take place on October 10. Big green posters with this year's slogan 'Yerevan is Us' and a heart can be seen all over Yerevan, and Republic Square will host a big “heart” stage for the traditional night concert.
| 06.10.10 | 16:52
A Puerto Rican - American composer, singer Daniel Decker, known for his unique blending of musical influences from around the globe, is back to Armenia with a concert (October 9) featuring famous Armenian songs. Decker became popular in Armenia after his concerts “Noah’s Prayer” (2002, Sardarapat, Armenia) and “Adana” (April 24, 2005 devoted to the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide).