Symphony of Stones, Garni Gorge

Garni Gorge is very popular among tourists visiting this place to see the natural rocks of amazing beauty, which are known as the “Symphony of Stones” or “Basalt organ”. The rocks have the appearance of long vertical pillars of hexagonal shape, which is associated with the church organ. Huge stone pillars are located at a height of about 50 meters above the ground. It is assumed that the “Symphony of Stones” is the result of the collapse of volcanic rocks, which are not excluded today. In this regard, it is…

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Spend your Christmas holidays in Armenia

Armenia is the first nation to accept Christianity, so Armenians stay true to the first date chosen for Christmas. The good news about the birth of Christ is celebrated in the Armenian churches with a special care and love.  Let’s learn more about Christmas in Armenia. Armenian Christmas date Armenians celebrate Christmas on January 6 unlike the rest of the world (at the beginning of the 4th century, the Roman church moved Christmas to December 25th). The feast in Armenia begins on January 5 at 17:00 and lasts until midnight. Armenian…

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Armenian New Year Ancient Traditions

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Armenians are one of the most ancient peoples of the world. And the celebration of the New Year among Armenians also has too many traditions. According to some Armenian ethnographers, the New Year in the Armenian tradition is a symbol of the renewal and rethinking of the past. The ancient Armenians had a very interesting and thoughtful cycle of New Year’s customs and beliefs, some of which are still preserved in Armenian villages. The new year was considered and is considered an opportunity to start all over again, to rethink the mistakes…

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Armenia Travel Blog for Filipinos

Armenia – a land full of boundless skies and magnificent history, where everyone is ready to welcome you with the warm hospitability. If you are a Filipino and if you are going to visit Armenia, we have good news for you: here is a guide which will help you to make your visit to Armenia easier. Armenia travel blog for Filipino Here we are going to represent to your attention some questions concerning Armenia for Filipinos. How much does it cost to go to Armenia for Filipino Armenia is not…

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“Museum Week” to be held in Armenia

On November 8-14, Armenia will be home for a cycle of events within the framework of the “Week of Museums”. This was reported by Marina Aroyan, Chairman of the Armenian National Committee at ICOM (The International Council of Museums). The program was developed by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the Association of Museum Employees and Friends and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU). “The rapidly changing world requires rethinking about the meaning of cultural objects, including museums, which need direct contact with their visitors and society as a whole.…

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The first smart park in Yerevan

Two new areas are now open for the people in Yerevan. Mayor of Yerevan Hayk Marutyan got acquainted with the conditions and possibilities of the new parks. The park was full of benches, children’s games, a swimming pool and a public toilet. Lighting of the recreation area is provided by modern energy-saving lamps. The park is also adapted for people with disabilities, ramps are built in different parts of the park. The park, built on the territory adjacent to the historical-archaeological museum-reserve “Erebuni”, is a gift from the Badalyan family…

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Yerevan Zipline Airlines – 60 Seconds of Excitement and Surprise

Yerevan Zipline Airlines

If Armenia is a mysterious treasure island, then we are greedy pirates who are looking for endless adventures. Indeed, we still have so many interesting activities to discover, but the time is still enough for us. There are about a dozen initiatives and success stories. So follow us in the future too. And now let us tell you about our latest “discovery”. Yerevan Zipline Airlines This time we received an invitation from Yerevan Zipline Airlines: it is the only zip line in Yerevan. It was built in 2017 and it was officially…

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Armenian-Swiss Conference on Rural Tourism in Armenia

In 2018, from October 19 to 24, a group of experts will arrive in Armenia from Switzerland at the invitation of the “Miasin” (Together) Foundation. The group of experts consists of the head of the Geneva Grand Saconne Community, the representative of the International UNO Office for Employment in Geneva, the Executive Director of Tourism For Help, the leader of Green Employment and Sustainable development and many others. The main purpose of their visit is to enhance participatory practices in the Armenian communities for the development of integrated rural tourism.…

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Erebuni Yerevan 2800th Birthday Celebration

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Erebuni Yerevan festival is one of the most popular and the most favourite festivals in Armenia. The festival is held to celebrate the birthday of the oldest city of Armenia – the capital of Armenia Yerevan. Yerevan is older than Rome and this year it is going to celebrate its 2800th birthday! EREBUNI YEREVAN FESTIVAL The first celebration of Erebuni Yerevan was in October 1968, when Yerevan was celebrating its 2750th anniversary. The most interesting part of this celebration were the stamps “Erebuni” and “David of Sasun”, colourful souvenirs dedicated to this event, greeting…

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Francophonie 2018 in Armenia, Yerevan

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Francophonie 2018 in the capital of Armenia Yerevan is a great event for all the Armenians and for the whole French-speaking world. Francophonie is coming to Armenia! Francophonie is an event happening every two years and this year, it is our turn to host the 17th edition of Francophonie summit. THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF LA FRANCOPHONIE Being the greatest International linguistic zone in the world the international organization of la Francophonie tries to share not only the French language but also the values of French-speaking people. The international organization of…

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