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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. …

The Presidential Palace In Turkey Is The House Of A Robbed Armenian Family – Turkish Historian

The Presidential Palace In Turkey

According to Turkish historian Baskin Oran, the Turkish presidential palace (Çankaya Mansion) used to belong to the Armenian family of Kasabians who lived there before the Armenian Genocide of 1915. The historian published his statement in “Milliyet” in response to an article in the Ankara newspaper titled “The Presidential Palace is a gift from the …

Venezia Eventi – Armenians Are Always Ahead of Time

Venezia Eventi – Armenians

The Italian online publication Venezia Eventi has published an extensive article on Armenia and Armenians. In particular, the publication says that the island in the southern part of the Venetian lagoon, San Lazzaro degli Armeni, Is one of the most important world centers of Armenian culture. “In the monastery of St. Lazarus are collected 170 …

Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

The Indian news portal Hindu told about the Armenian heritage in the history and culture of India. Back in the 16th century, the Mughal emperor Akbar I the Great invited the Armenians from the regions of Nakhichevan and Julfa to settle in Agra. Here, by the middle of the 17th century, a prosperous Armenian community …

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Vіrmensky Cathedral), one of the oldest Armenian church buildings in Europe, is located in the heart of the most beautiful city in Western Ukraine, Lviv. It is the geographical location of this city (on the border of Ukraine and Poland) and, consequently, the cathedral …

Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian

Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian

34-year-old Iranian photographer of Armenian descent Newsha Tavakolian won the competition of the Dutch PrinceClaus Foundation in 2015. Within the scope of the project, Tavakolian worked in Syria and Iraq. “Newsha is one of the first professional photojournalists and women in Iran to skillfully combine the art of photojournalism with a new understanding of the …

Armenian Heritage in Iran

Armenian Heritage in Iran

In the museums of Tehran, Isfahan, and Tabriz, more than 3 thousand ancient parchment manuscripts in the Armenian language are stored. Thanks to the efforts of the Iranian government, 3 Armenian architectural monuments in Iran were inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. These were the St. Thaddeus and St. Stepanos monasteries, as well as …

José Antonio Gurriarán on the Armenians of Spain

José Antonio Gurriarán

A few years ago, Spanish writer and journalist José Antonio Gurriarán (7 July 1938 – 31 March 2019) presented the story of Armenians living in Spain. He began with King Levon VI, telling about his connection with the Armenian issue. In the struggle for recognition of the Armenian Genocide, ASALA’s (Armenian Secret Army for the …