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.

Oh Rio, Rio!

Olympic Rings installed in a Yerevan public garden to herald upcoming Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, provide a colorful background to romantic feelings in the Armenian capital this spring.

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.

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.

Witness of War

One of Karabakh’s most magnificent churches, Ghazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi, survived through devastation and atrocities of the war in the early 1990s when it was used by Azeri troops as a storehouse for munitions to shell nearby Stepanakert. The partially destroyed 19th-century church was renovated and re-consecrated after the liberation of the stronghold city by Armenian forces in May 1992.

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.

Victory Day in Victory Park

Armenia celebrated Victory and Peace Day with events in capital Yerevan’s Victory Park on May 9, marking the 71st anniversary of World War II victory in Europe and the 24th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi, a strategic stronghold in Nagorno Karabakh.

Shady Discussion

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

Reinstalled

Outdoor cafeterias return to hangout spots in Yerevan as warm weather settles in the Armenian capital.

Springing Toward Summer

New fountains are being installed near Republic Square in Yerevan. Temperature in the capital today +25C (77F).