gambler-kirk-kerkorian August 21, 2019

The Gambler - Kirk Kerkorian

Kirk Kerkorian (real name: Grigor Grigoryan) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist of Armenian descent. He was born in 1917 in Fresno where his family had found a refuge surviving from the Armenian genocide. Kirk was the youngest among the four sons in the family.

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sardarapat-memorial-complex August 19, 2019

"Sardarapat" Memorial Complex

There are many ways to commemorate a person or a significant event. One can dedicate a song to someone he/she loves, preserve photos in a scrapbook, or create memorials to honor a famous person or a historical event that happened.

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amberd-fortress August 19, 2019

Amberd Fortress

Armenia is not only well-known for its churches and monasteries but also for its fortresses and castles. These buildings which, as a rule, are situated at the high hills of the Armenian mountains, compose an important part of the Armenian cultural and historical heritage.

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childrens-railway August 12, 2019

Yerevan Children's Railway

If you want to have a step back in the time there is a nice place for you to visit in Yerevan Armenia. It’s the Yerevan Children's Railway founded in 1937. It’s a narrow-gauge railroad loop which passes through the Hrazdan gorge.

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armenian-ethnicity August 08, 2019

The Armenian Ethnicity

Armenians are the native ethnic group of the Armenian Highland. The Armenian ethnicity is an important topic for all of them who are interested in the origin and history of this ancient country and nation. If you are among these curious ones then you are at the right place. Come on!

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armenian-genocide-films August 07, 2019

The Armenian Genocide Films

Films are a great source of information aimed at increasing people’s awareness of specific topics or events. Many films have been shot which reflect the Armenian national identity. There are also many films on the Armenian Genocide.

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noyan-tapan August 07, 2019

Noyan Tapan - The Magic Name

If you have ever been to Armenia you have surely heard the name “Noyan Tapan”. You may have even been surprised by how much that name is used. But what does “Noyan Tapan” mean and why is it used so often? Let’s find out.

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arthur-meschyan August 06, 2019

Arthur Meschian - Architect, Musician, And A Good Citizen

Arthur Meschian is a famous architect, musician, poet, singer, composer, and painter. Probably, it’s enough to say he is an Armenian. Let's discover more about the life, career, and success of the gifted Armenian.

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armenian-mountains August 06, 2019

The Armenian Mountains

I won’t surprise you if I say that Armenia is a mountainous country. When I say Armenia you should imagine a small yet picturesque and valuable mountain in our great world. The Armenian Highland is covered by mountains of different heights and unique fauna and flora.

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tumo-center August 02, 2019

TUMO Center

Are you interested in the current development of technological devices and trends of Informational technologies? In the world going on an online global motion, Armenia couldn’t stay passive. If there is a development, Armenians should stay at the cutting edge. TUMO is free of charge digital media learning center in Armenia. This is one of the Armenian approaches to go along with the worldwide digital motion. The center aimed to increase the level of creative Armenia due to the educational experience. The TUMO Center Armenia was founded by Sam and Sylva Simonians who wholly fund the educational program with the help of Simonian Educational Foundation.

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armenian-poetry August 02, 2019

Armenian poetry

Poetry has always been a way of self-expression. The Armenian poetry collection is full of writings related to various spheres. Especially if you know Armenian and read the original versions of the Armenian poems you get its real influence. Sometimes the original Armenian words aren’t possible to translate keeping the exact meaning. However, translations are usually enough to deliver the message of the content.

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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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