Authors Posts by NAZIK ARMENAKYAN
June 1, which is internationally marked as Children’s Protection Day, has seen various events for and with the participation of kids in the Armenian capital of Yerevan.
Nearly 25,000 students across Armenia marked their school graduation on May 27 with traditional events and parties ushering in a new post-school reality for them.
Competitions for female inmates of a penitentiary in the town of Abovyan in such sports as volleyball, long jump, running, arm-wrestling, checkers and ping pong were organized by Armenia’s Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs on May 24-25.
Actors and actresses in Yerevan recited Armenian translations of Shakespeare’s works in the city’s metro stations on Friday as part of an event organized by the British Council Armenia to mark the 400th death anniversary of the Bard.
“This pain does not let me feel the pride,” says Anahit Harutyunyan, the mother of a soldier who was killed in last month’s Armenian-Azerbaijani clashes in Nagorno Karabakh. The 47-year-old woman, looking at her son’s portrait, adds through tears: “He was a sniper, he had served eight months…”
Temperature in Yerevan today is +25C (77F)
Outdoor cafeterias return to hangout spots in Yerevan as warm weather settles in the Armenian capital.
New fountains are being installed near Republic Square in Yerevan. Temperature in the capital today +25C (77F).
In the Hadrut province of Karabakh.
Life at the frontlines and near them in Nagorno-Karabakh as captured on camera by ArmeniaNow photojournalist Nazik Armenakyan.
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