Saturday, January 19, 2019

Baldy v Rose-Haired

Art Expo-2016, a second international exhibition organized by the artist Vago Armeno Khakhamyan, has opened at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art in Yerevan.

George Clooney arrived in Armenia

The co-founders of 100 LIVES and the Aurora Prize Selection committee, Hollywood actor George Clooney has arrived in Armenia to participate in the events commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

Last Bell

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.

Outlandish

Temperature in Yerevan today is +25C (77F).

Footy Fun

Municipal authorities in Yerevan have organized a soccer tournament for nearly 100 children with learning difficulties. A total of eight teams made up of boys attending boarding schools and care centers are taking part in the competition aimed at popularizing healthy lifestyle.

Sky Clean

Temperature in Yerevan today is +25 C (79F).

Color Codes

Like many businesses across Armenia these days, a café in the northern town of Stepanavan greets its visitors with a Karabakh flag on its façade in solidarity with the second Armenian republic that came under attack from Azerbaijan earlier this month.

Yezidi Genocide Memorial

A memorial to Yezidis and other victims of the genocide committed by ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been unveiled in Yerevan. Leaders of Armenia’s ethnic Yezidi community, members of parliament and the head of the EU delegation to Armenia attended the inauguration of the moment on Thursday.

Immortal Regiment

A march commemorating Great Patriotic War soldiers that was first initiated in Russia a few years ago was for the first time held in Armenia on May 9 – the day marking the 71st anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.

Soldiers’ Graves

Members of the public continue to visit and lay flowers at new graves in Yerevan’s Yerablur military cemetery as families of Armenian soldiers killed in the April 2-5 war in Nagorno-Karabakh prepare to hold “40 days after death” memorial services this week.