YEREVAN JAZZ FESTIVAL | ARMENIAN JAZZ DAYS

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Jazz as a music genre is quite popular in Armenia, and Armenian jazz bands are very much appreciated for their work. Live jazz performance events are organized all year around in different venues. The culmination of all such events, however, is the Yerevan Jazz Festival! Every year, the capital of Armenia hosts the most expected event of the year for jazz lovers. WHAT During the Yerevan Jazz Festival, performances are done not only by the local jazz musicians but also by other invitees who are the most prominent award-winning performers from around…

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Floating Umbrellas in The Streets | Umbrella Sky in Armenia

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Do you know that there is also an umbrella street in Armenia? It’s not in the capital of Armenia – Yerevan, but in town Talin. Talin is that very town where you can find umbrella sky in the street. About Talin, Armenia Talin town is located 66 kilometres from the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, in the Aragatsotn region. 18 kilometres from the city you can find the railway station Karmrashen. Talin is considered to be one of the oldest settlements in Armenia. The first mention refers to the 1-2 century.…

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May 9, Armenians celebrate three holidays at once

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Residents of Armenia and the numerous Armenian diaspora celebrate public holiday May 9 not only as of the victory in World War II but also as the day of the liberation of Shushi and the formation of the Defense Army. The Armenian people who survived the genocide have repeatedly shown their courage to the world. And Victory Day has become a real triple holiday of Armenian strength. Victory Day in Armenia First of all, as in many countries of the former Soviet Union, Armenia celebrates victory in World War II. About 600…

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Armenia with Kids: Places to Explore with the Family

Armenia is a land full of sun, antiquity, and riddles. Little tourist will have something interesting to see and do in Armenia. Maybe the ruins of ancient fortresses will not be so interesting for the baby, but splashing in the warm Lake Sevan will! Besides that, there are too many things to do with kids in Armenia in order not to miss the amazing nature, ancient architecture and fun places! Yerevan Zoo In the capital of Armenia – Yerevan, be sure to visit the Yerevan Zoo with 3000 animals and…

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Things to Do in the center of Yerevan

Yerevan – the capital of Armenia, is a city older than Rome but people call it a mixture of old and new! So if you want to see the newest part of Yerevan, visit the center of it. Here is a guide to the modern Yerevan. People are always singing and dancing in the center of Yerevan, you can also admire fantastic paintings and artists drawing paintings, so it is a pleasure to walk along the streets of the city center. The city center is full of luxurious residential buildings,…

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6 WEDDING FLOWER TRENDS FOR 2019

The choice of a wedding bouquet is influenced not only by the season and style of the wedding but also by the trends of certain forms, colours and floristic content. What will be the bridal bouquets this season? Learn more with us! 1. Small bouquet A trend is minimalism and convenience. And it’s not just about the decor or choice of clothes, but also about floristics. A small bouquet will help to emphasize the tenderness of the image, and you definitely will not get tired of holding it in your…

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Top 4 most beautiful mountains of Armenia

Armenia, one of the most mountainous countries in the whole world, is ready to make you fall in love with every inch of it! Let’s discover the most beautiful mountains of Armenia together. 1. Mount Ararat The slopes of the biblical mountain, which is an extinct volcano, are mostly deserted and littered with fragments of Cenozoic basalt – traces of weathered lava flows. For the same reason, the surface of Ararat is extremely dry: thawed glacial waters are quickly absorbed into porous volcanic rocks, which, naturally, does not contribute to…

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Summer Holidays in Yerevan, Armenia

Armenia is a country with a summer mood, along with all its attributes: the gentle sun, lovely cafes – open until late at night, cozy gardens, singing fountains and many others. By the way, in summer, Armenia also hosts the “Vardavar” church holiday. On this day, it is customary to pour water on each other, so the country turns into one big, fun playground where no one is offended because of being splashed with water. Yerevan itself is a fantastic place to visit and stay. So here are some things to…

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HAGHARTSIN MONASTERY – WHERE YOU CAN HEAL YOUR SOUL

Need to find peace and heal yourself in the quiet? Not too far from the town of Dilijan, Haghartsin is a must place to visit. It is one of Armenia’s most famous monasteries, where amazing nature and the beautiful architecture combine perfectly. WHERE IS IT LOCATED? Being part of the Tavush region, it should come as no surprise that Haghartsin is located near mountains and trees. Armenians like to build churches virtually everywhere, be it a town, or out in the nature; it usually turns out to be a mesmerizing piece…

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WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT ARMENIAN SACRED ARCHITECTURE?

For such a small country, Armenia has countless examples of breathtaking architecture, each distinctive and different from one another. The country has been around since the beginning of time, and it is fascinating to see the changes in Armenian architecture throughout the centuries. Welcome to the wonderful mix of the old and the new! ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE Armenian ancient architecture goes back to as far as 9th century BC to the Urartian period. The buildings from this era are mostly ruined but have remains as tourist attractions. The only architecture piece…

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