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Emmanuel Macron Brought Big Business to Armenia

Emmanuel Macron Brought Big Business to Armenia

The President of France Emmanuel Macron recently brought major businessmen with him to Armenia. The renowned French company “Poma” intends to open a ski area in Armenia. Patrick Scheibli, a representative of the company, said in an interview with the French edition franceinfo: “Despite having many peaks and heights, there is only one ski resort …

Nicolas Aznavour Moves to Live in Armenia

Nicolas Aznavour Moves to Live in Armenia

Last, year, the house-museum of Charles Aznavour was opened at the Yerevan Cascade. Nicolas Aznavour, the son of the legendary singer, now seeks to fulfill the wish of his father. Back in 2017, he shared his ideas. “This idea came to my father many years ago, and we thought about it together. His desire was …

The Battle of Musa Dagh – September 12, 1915

The Battle of Musa Dagh - September 12, 1915

103 years ago, on September 12, 1915, the 40-day heroic defense at Mount Musa Dagh (Musa Ler) ended in victory. Located in Western Armenia, Mount Musa Dagh was a hotbed of Armenian resistance during the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Residents of the Armenian villages surrounding the mountain climbed Musa Dagh, fleeing from the attack of Ottoman …

Photo of the Armenian Self-Defense of Van

Photo of the Armenian Self-Defense of Van

The self-defense of Van lasted from April to May 1915 (photo taken in May). Armenians had 1.500 warriors, while the Ottomans had 5.000 soldiers. It should be noted that one of the leaders of the defense was the famous Armenian artist Panos Termelezian. “The photo shows the work of his hand: Gurgen Mahari, a refugee, …

Montserrat Caballé Passed Away After Charles Aznavour

Montserrat Caballé Passed Away

She sang the “Krunk” of Komitas and became an Armenian, and we, shocked, listened and understood that there is some kind of incomprehensible level at which a person becomes a citizen of the whole universe, above the minor matters most of the people are busy with. Montserrat Caballé passed away, leaving us her “Krunk”, “Barcelona”, …

Tehran – A Monument to Armenian Martyrs of the Iran-Iraq War

Tehran – A Monument to Armenian Martyrs

A sculpture dedicated to 140 Armenian martyrs killed during the Iran-Iraq War was recently installed in Tehran. The opening ceremony was attended by officials and representatives of the Armenian community of Tehran. The officials thanked the Armenians for their role in defending their country during the war of 1980-88, reports the media agency IRNA. The …

Armenia – Country of Stones – Karastan

Armenia - Country of Stones - Karastan

“An Armenian was born on a stone, lived on a stone, laid a stone on a stone, climbed stones, raised stones. A child grew up in stones, played with stones, recognized a stone, strengthened like a stone,” Raphael Israelyan, 1982. “Many people call Armenia ‘Karastan’ – a country of stone. ‘Kar’ is a primordially Armenian …

Armenian Surb Khach Church Claimed to be Turkish

Armenian Surb Khach Church Claimed to be Turkish

The representatives of a Turkish public organization called “Fight against Armenian groundless allegations” recently expressed their dissatisfaction with the fact that Armenian tourists visit the Surb Khach (Saint Cross) Church on the Akhdamar Island in Lake Van,  (now in Turkey). “Haberturk” cited the chairman of the organization Goksel Gyulbey: “The Armenians brought the flags of …

An Amazingly Mysterious Fortress from the Kingdom of Van

An Amazingly Mysterious Fortress

The fortress Chaush Tepe lying in the vicinity of Lake Van in modern Turkey is currently being investigated by archaeologists. The fortress is built from virtually perfect stone blocks going down into the earth. Archaeologists haven’t yet reached the base of the fortress. However, the small area that they have already unearthed amazed many researchers. …