Month: August 2021

25 amazing things you probably didn’t know about Armenia

25 amazing things you probably didn’t know about Armenia

It’s 25 years since Armenia gained independence from the Soviet Union, and to mark the occasion Telegraph Travel has unearthed a few things you probably didn’t know about the country. 1. It’s home to the world’s oldest winery At least that’s what the archaeologists claim: in 2011 they discovered what is thought to be the oldest …

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Europa Nostra and European Association of Archaeologists Call for Protection of Karabakh Cultural Heritage

Europa Nostra and European Association of Archaeologists Call for Protection of Karabakh Cultural Heritage

Prominent European groups the Europa Nostra and the European Association of Archaeologists have issued a joint statement regarding the need to for the protection of the integrity, authenticity, and diversity of the rich multicultural heritage in and around the area of Nagorno Karabakh. Below is the complete text of the statement. “We, representatives of EUROPA NOSTRA and …

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Armenia - Cultural news

Armenia – Cultural news

Michael Harutyunyan’s painting acknowledged at international competition “Figurativas-2021” The work by Armenian painter Michael Harutyunyan was presented at the prestigious international competition “Figurativas-2021” in Barcelona, the painter informed on Facebook. The was chosen one of the best by the jury and on October 8 of this year, together with other selected paintings, will be exhibited …

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'The Armenian Genocide. Prelude and Aftermath': Deeper than any dive into America’s haunting archives

‘The Armenian Genocide. Prelude and Aftermath’: Deeper than any dive into America’s haunting archives

It took over hundred years for the United States to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide. But the evidence was always there, covered extensively by the American press, in words and pictures. While there have been several attempts to collect the reports scattered across different newspapers, a recent sequentially arranged and meticulously indexed multi-volume compilation stands out …

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Armenian Footprint in Architecture of Hagia Sophia

Armenian Footprint in Architecture of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia — former Christian Cathedral of Saint Sophia in Istanbul was transformed into Mosque in 1453 after being conquerred by Osmans. Starting from 1935 the Cathedral was granted the status of museum and monument of Antique architecture. In 1985 it was included in the list of World Heritage by the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. However …

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