Monthly archives: September, 2020

The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh” Translated Into Latvian

The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh”

In October 2020, the Armenian Embassy in Riga, Latvia, will organize the presentation of Franz Werfel’s book “The Forty Days of Musa Dagh” translated into Latvian. As reported by “Armenpress”, Armenian Ambassador to Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan announced the presentation on his Facebook page. The ambassador stressed that “The Forty Days of Musa …

Lake Van Sends A Distress Signal – Traces Of 23-33 Million Years Old Animals In Sebastia – Nature Of Historical Armenia

Lake Van Sends A Distress Signal

In Sebastia, animal footprints and remains have been found, presumably belonging to deer, antelopes, and horses. Lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Geology at Cumhuriyet University, Dr. Mesjin reports that the fossils are between 23 and 33 million years old. According to Mesjin, “Although the traces are not very clear, one is small and …

Avetik Isahakyan House Museum – Culture News

Avetik Isahakyan House Museum

October 30, 2020, marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of our great poet Avetik Isahakyan. On October 21, the House-Museum of Avetik Isahakyan in Yerevan will host a two-day anniversary conference dedicated to the creative heritage and the path of the great poet. Anzhela Khorenyan, director of the Avetik Isahakyan House-Museum, emphasizes that during …

From Ancient Warehouses Of The Kingdom Of Van To Lake Parvana – Archeology Of Historical Armenia

From Ancient Warehouses Of The Kingdom Of Van

2750 years old Ayanis Fortress Excavations continue in the 2750-year-old Ayanis Fortress (Chavushtepe). The fortress was built by ruler of the Kingdom of Van Sarduri II in the province of Van, Historical Armenia. During the excavations, important artifacts have been discovered. Among them, a granary that had played an important role in the period of …

Where Did The Armenians, Greeks, And Assyrians Go?

Where Did The Armenians

In 1844, the first ever population census was carried out in the Ottoman Empire, which showed that only 47% of the country’s population was Muslim. In contrast, today, Muslims make up 99% of the population of Turkey. Where have the Armenians, Greeks, and Assyrians gone who, according to the census of 1844, accounted for 50% …

Turkey Owes Armenians 800 Billion Dollars – Armine Karapet

Turkey Owes Armenians 800 Billion Dollars

“Armenians all over the world should take unified steps for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide so that Turkey returns the ‘debt’,” thinks Armine Karapet, the Chairperson of the UK branch of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund. According to her, Turkey owes the Armenians more than $800 billion. “Of course, they cannot fully return the …

New Turkish Tradition – A Photo Of Newlyweds Against The Background Of The Ancient Armenian City Of Ani

New Turkish Tradition

Recently, Turkish newlywed couples have been more often photographed on the ruins of Ani. Newlyweds are taking wedding photos in front of the churches of Ani and other architectural monuments. Photos taken at sunset are especially popular. This was reported by the Turkish state news agency “Anadolu” whose correspondent photographer Ismail Kaplan captured several of …

Excavations In Sotk May Shed Light On The Dark Pages Of The History Of The First Republic Of Armenia

Excavations In Sotk May Shed Light

Archaeological excavations carried out by the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia in the village of Sotk, Geghamasar community, Gegharkunik Province are nearing completion. Archaeologist Avetis Grigoryan said that the mass grave uncovered during these excavations may shed light on the dark pages of the …

Beautiful House In Armenia With Mosaic Paintings

Beautiful House In Armenia With Mosaic Paintings

The seventy-five-year-old Valencia Davtyan from the village of Arzakan for 50 years has been decorating his house with amazing mosaic paintings. It is simply impossible to walk past this two-story house without slowing down to take a look. On its walls, you can see heroes of Armenian fairy tales, newlyweds in national costumes, and musicians …