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Misclassification of Armenian art as Islamic, On the ignorance of the Western art world

Misclassification of Armenian art as Islamic, On the ignorance of the Western art world

Frankly, I am tired of the ignorance of the Western art world that misattributes Armenian art to others or classifies it as Islamic. Here is the official description of this Robe: “From the collection of the Courtauld Gallery’s renowned collection of Islamic metalwork a medieval woven silk and gold thread robe. It was crafted in …

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From Alexander Lebed's memoirs, how the 1988 earthquake in Armenia was celebrated in Baku.

From Alexander Lebed’s memoirs, how the 1988 earthquake in Armenia was celebrated in Baku.

From the book of memoirs of General Alexander Lebed, who during the days of the earthquake in Armenia was in the capital of Azerbaijan, the city of Baku: “On the evening of December 7, according to the Vremya program, it was announced that there was a colossal earthquake in Armenia … The exact number of …

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A comic book on the topic of the Armenian Genocide was created in France

A comic book on the topic of the Armenian Genocide was created in France

French comic book author Jean-Blaise Gian and editor, film producer and screenwriter Goryun Aprikyan have created a comic book based on the 1915 Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey. The creators of the comic have gathered existing art and archival materials on the Genocide and presented them in a new format for the issue. The purpose …

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Armenian startup doodooc is the official music visualizer of FIFA Fan Festival 2022

Armenian startup doodooc is the official music visualizer of FIFA Fan Festival 2022

The Armenian startup doodooc is the official music visualizer of the FIFA Fan Festival 2022 of the World Cup in Qatar, Armenpress reports. “doodooc joined forces with GL events and Octagon to make the ultimate World Cup experience unforgettable”, the company said on social media. “doodooc is the official music visualizer of all Fan Zone stages, and its visualizations will be …

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Water Fountains or Pulpulaks as a part of Armenian culture

Water Fountains or Pulpulaks as a part of Armenian culture

A tsaytaghbyur, more commonly known as a pulpulak, is a public water fountain common in Armenia and Artsakh. They are a significant part of Armenian culture with their unique architectural style. The word pulpulak is colloquial and derives from the sound of the murmuring of water “pul-pul”, suffixed with “ak” (ակ), meaning “water source”. Tsaytaghbyur …

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