trndez August 01, 2019

Trndez

Trndez is a Christian holiday. It’s a feast of the purification of the Armenian Apostolic Church and the Armenian Catholic Churches. The history of Trndez goes back to pagan times. This is a pagan origin holiday.All are related to the worship of sun and fire in pre-Christian Armenia. Initially, Trndez symbolized the coming of spring and fertility. People used to celebrate the holiday in the name of Tir who was the god of science and scholars and in the name of Vahagn who was the god of fire and sun (Take into consideration that before becoming the first Christian country Armenia was a polytheistic country).

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entertainment-places-in-yerevan August 01, 2019

Entertainment places in Yerevan

Have you already stepped foot in Yerevan? If yes, then you, surely, know about the most famous Yerevan tourist attractions. Probably, you have already visited Republic Square Armenia, Yerevan Opera House, Yerevan Cascade, The Swan Lake, The Northern Avenue, etc. However, as a tourist, you may be eager to familiarize with the entertainment places, have fun and enjoy your stay in the capital city. As a newcomer, you may be unfamiliar with the most lovely entertainment places in Yerevan. 

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the-hidden-churches-of-armenia August 01, 2019

The Hidden Churches of Armenia

You may visit Armenian churches in Armenia and in other parts of the world as well. If you happen to be in Armenia, probably you have already visited Echmiadzin which is the main and the most important center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Saint Hripsime church which is also situated in Echmiadzin, is one of the oldest Christian churches in Armenia. Other well-known and most visited churches in Armenia are Geghard, Khor Virap, Saghmosavank, Sevanavank, Tatev, and many more. However, today we’ll discover some of the hidden churches of Armenia. These cultural heritages are more attractive and extraordinary.

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village-life-in-armenia August 01, 2019

Village Life in Armenia

The villagers in Armenia are very hard working. They wake up early in the morning and try to do as much work as possible. These people are mainly busy with agricultural issues. They wake up at 5-6 o'clock after midnight and do their daily farm activities. Animal husbandry is one of the main activities people in rural places are busy with. They grow domestic animals, such as cows, sheep, goats, pigs, various birds. One of the reasons to wake up early is to feed the animals and take them to the fields.     

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best-cafes-in-yerevan July 29, 2019

Best Cafes in Yerevan

Every place you visit have some influence on you that’s why we prefer to go to those countries, cities, and sites that are fitting to our taste and character. Let me appreciate your choice about coming to Armenia. However, if you aren’t sure about your trip to Armenia let me help you. We may discover Armenia together, find entertainment places, plan your travel, explore the hidden destinations, known and unknown areas, and whatever you are interested in.

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hotels-in-nagorno-karabakh July 29, 2019

Hotels in Nagorno Karabakh

Whenever you travel to a country you should be ready for some kind of nuance for you: a new environment, culture, behavior, and many more factors. To travel to an attractive country where you get a chance to explore many interesting places is an excellent opportunity if you are fond of discovering the world. However, finding a comfortable residence for your stay is never less important.

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ruben-vardanyan July 29, 2019

Ruben Vardanyan

Have you ever dreamed about being awarded with the Aurora Prize? Do you know that one of the co-founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative is An Armenian? He is Ruben Vardanyan - an Armenian businessman, initiator, founder and partner of various organizations, and even more. Vardanyan was born on 25 May 1968 in Yerevan. He graduated from the school with a gold medal then became a soldier in the Soviet Army. After the service, he entered the Moscow State University and studied economics. 

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vardan-mamikonyan July 29, 2019

Vardan Mamikonyan

He was an Armenian Sparapet - a military leader, a martyr, and a saint of the Armenian Apostolic Church. During the period of 450-451, he was the leader of the Armenian liberal movement. Vardan Mamikonyan was the leader of the Armenian military forces at the highly recognized battle of Avarayr. He may be considered as one of the greatest Armenians throughout the time. Vardan Mamikonyan was born in 387 at the village of Artashat. His father was Hamazasp Mamikonian who was also a military leader. The mother of Vartan Mamikonian was Sahakanuysh - the daughter of Catholicos Isaak (Sahak Partev).

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old-churches-in-armenia July 26, 2019

Old Churches in Armenia

Have you ever wonder about what country has the most churches? Probably you have heard about the Armenian architecture of churches. Being the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301, Armenians started to build churches that became a cultural heritage for the later coming generations.

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armenian-names-popular-armenian-boys-and-girls-names July 26, 2019

Armenian Names: Popular Armenian Boys' and Girls' Names

The Armenians’ history goes back for 3000 years. Do you imagine how many given names are differentiated and created during that length of time? Some of these names are borrowed from other cultures and converted, others are invented and listed as national Armenian names.Since ancient times Armenians have a unique approach to the creation of names. There are many popular bible names that have their Armenian versions. As the first Christian country, Armenia couldn’t stay indifferent to the biblical names. 

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best-restaurants-in-yerevan July 26, 2019

Best Restaurants in Yerevan

They say that a hungry man is an angry man. I can guarantee you won’t get angry in Armenia, especially in Yerevan. The capital of Armenia is rich in places where you may eat delicious Armenian foods and not only. There are many restaurants in Yerevan where you don’t have any chance but to experience a nice and friendly service and delicious food. As for restaurants, they are a lot in Yerevan.

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armenian-chess-players July 25, 2019

Armenian Chess Players

They say that Armenia dominates the chess world. Probably, this isn’t an exaggeration. Chess which was played in Armenia since the early Middle Ages is highly popular today. However, the Armenian chess gained a world spread recognition in the 1960s when a Soviet Armenian Grandmaster Tigran Petrosyan became a world chess champion.

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