Day archives: November 4th, 2018

Armenian Restaurant “Mayrik” in Toronto

Armenian Restaurant "Mayrik" in Toronto

The Canadian edition “The Star” published an article about one of the oldest institutions in Toronto, the Armenian restaurant “Mayrik” (Armenian: mother) founded in the middle of the 20th century by Armenian immigrants who had fled from the Armenian Genocide of 1915 in Turkey. “The restaurant in downtown Toronto was reopened last year. It is …

A Dragon-stone on Mount Aragats

A Dragon-stone on Mount Aragats

A cooperative expedition consisting of specialists from Armenia, Germany, and Italy discovered an ancient dragon-stone (Vishapakar) in the ancient city of Tirinkatar – a Bronze Age metallurgic site – at an altitude of 3.000 meters. Vishapakaras – “dragon-stones” – are characteristic menhirs found in large numbers in Armenia. Usually, they are shaped like cigars and …