Category «World»

Bowls With Armenian inscriptions Found In Rostov Oblast

Bowls With Armenian inscriptions

An archaeological expedition carrying out excavations in the territory of the city of Azov (Azak) in the Rostov Oblast discovered a 14th-century residential estate. This discovery changed the way scientists think about the boundaries of the city located on the banks of the Don. Throughout the expedition in the estate, archaeologists found various items belonging …

The Armenian Heritage Of The “Noosh” Brand – NutraIngredients-USA

The Armenian Heritage

NutraIngredients-USA – an American portal on healthy eating – has published an article about the Noosh brand run by Californian Armenians. This company produces almond-based organic food. The post notes that the brand established in 2016 by Sarine Sahatjian has recently become very popular among Americans. The word “Noosh” means “almonds” in Armenian. Almonds are …

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed By Former Norwegian Ambassador

Azerbaijani Lies Exposed

Former Norwegian ambassador to Azerbaijan Steinar Gil has made a post on his Facebook page where he sharply criticizes the Azerbaijani Ministry of Culture and Tourism which had deliberately turned a 19th-century Armenian church into an “ancient Albanian shrine”. The church in question is the church of St. George in Zaqatala, Azerbaijan, built in 1851. …

The Armenian Apostolic Church in Erbil

The Armenian Apostolic Church

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) established the first Armenian church in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, in April 2019. The church was built and is now managed by the Ministry of Charity and Religious Affairs of the KRG and is located in the Ankawa suburb which is inhabited mostly by Christians. A prayer house …

Tax Based On Nationality In Turkey – 1942

Tax Based On Nationality In Turkey

A new property tax (Varlık Vergisi) was approved by the Turkish parliament on November 11, 1942. It was proposed by then Prime Minister Mehmet Şükrü Saracoğlu. The stated idea was the establishment of an additional tax on the property of Turkish citizens to raise funds for the country’s defense should it enter WWII. Here, it …

The Development Of Armenian Printing In Europe – 17th Century

The Development

In the second half of the 17th century, Armenian typography in Europe has been experiencing rapid development. In 1695 in Amsterdam, a unique work was published in the printing house headed by Tovmas Vanandetsi – the first printed map of the world in Armenian called “Hamatarats Ashkharatsuyts” (“Universal Index of the World”). The first large-scale …

Lebanese Armenians Performed A Miracle – Libnanews

According to the French-speaking Lebanese website Libnanews, Armenian refugees and orphans without a piece of bread have built flowering cities for the benefit of their new homeland. The Lebanese Armenians performed a miracle – refugees and orphans have established flourishing cities here. Lebanon is home to the eighth largest Armenian community in the world. According …

“Why Don’t You Admit That Sultanahmet, Dolmabahçe, and Akdamar Have Been Built By An Armenian Architect?” – Garo Paylan

“Why Don’t You Admit

“Why does Turkey deny that an Armenian architect has built the Dolmabahçe Palace?” Garo Paylan Garo Paylan, a member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly (the Turkish parliament) from the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, recently participated in parliament’s discussions on the budget of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. According to Ermenihaber, Paylan, referring to …

The Maral Ensemble In Istanbul Turned 40 Years Old

The Maral Ensemble In Istanbul

Over 2019, the Istanbul Song and Dance Ensemble Maral has been preparing for the festive concert dedicated to the 40th anniversary of its founding which was held at the Istanbul Congress Center in on December 15, 2019. The Maral Song and Dance Ensemble was founded in 1980 by Benoit Kuzubashi and his friends. The main …

An Armenian Khachkar In The Polish City Of Szczecinek

An Armenian Khachkar

In the Polish city of Szczecinek, the grand opening of an Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) was held at the expense of the Armenian community of the city. The opening ceremony of the monument which began with a moment of silence in memory of late Charles Aznavour was attended by the Ambassador of Armenia to Poland Edgar …

Atlas Obscura About The Armenian Presence In Jerusalem

Atlas Obscura

The Atlas Obscura American online magazine has a piece dedicated to the Armenian Quarter in the Old City in Jerusalem, as well as the contribution of Armenians to various spheres of life of the capital of the three religions. The Armenian presence in Jerusalem has been very strong in Jerusalem since at least the 4th …

Nueva Armenia Of Honduras

Nueva Armenia Of Honduras

Another Armenia appeared on the world map, located 12,068.56 km from the Republic of Armenia. As you might know, in Latin America, there are four cities named Armenia – in Colombia, El Salvador, Belize, and Honduras. And recently, a town called Nueva Armenia (New Armenia) appeared in the territory of Honduras. According to La Tribuna, …

Armenian-Language Street Signs in Córdoba, Argentina

Armenian-Language Street

Street signs in Argentina’s city of Córdoba, the second largest city in the country, were translated into Armenian. The authorities of Córdoba decided to establish bilingual signs on the streets with Armenian and Spanish names. “The author of the initiative was a member of the city council of Córdoba Lucas Palyan, an Armenian by origin. …