The Traditional Armenian Wedding Dress

The Traditional Armenian Wedding Dress

Did you know that in ancient times, Armenian brides never wore white dresses for a wedding, and that engaged women wore a ring not only on their ring finger but also on the thumb? By the way, the ring could also be made of not only gold but silver. The red color of the female …

The Armenian Tradition Of Sacrificial Lavash Bread

The Armenian Tradition Of Sacrificial Lavash Bread

Do you know that a tradition of sacrificial lavash exists in the Armenian culture? To bake sacrificial lavash, flour should be collected from seven houses, not just taken out of a chest or bought in a store. The dough for the sacrificial lavash is then kneaded without salt so it stays tasteless. Next, the sacrificial …

Spartak Kalashyan – Heroes Of Armenia

Spartak Kalashyan – Heroes Of Armenia

Since April 2, 2016, private Spartak Kalashyan actively participated in combat on the frontline in the April War. He was killed in action on April 21 and was posthumously awarded the “Medal for Combat Service” of the Republic of Armenia. We will know our heroes! Սպարտակ Քալաշյան

Gevork Achemyan – Co-Founder Of ASALA

Gevork Achemyan – Co-Founder Of ASALA

Gevork Achemyan (Kevork Adzhemyan or Ajemian) (1932-1998) was an Armenian writer, publicist, and social and political figure. He was a co-founder of the military organization ASALA. Born in Syria into a family of Armenian refugees, Achemyan at an early age moved to Beirut. He studied at the American University of Beirut. Under the university, he …

The Ancient Observatory Karahunj Dug Up And Exposed For Two Years

The Ancient Observatory Karahunj

While everyone was busy with politics, the Karahunj Ancient Observatory spent two winters with huge trenches that Ashot Piliposyan had left behind in violation of many laws and an International Convention. These pits and large holes make the position of megaliths in the structure unstable. Any event in Karahunj is like dances around a patient’s …

News Of Archaeology And Architecture Of Historical Armenia

News Of Archaeology And Architecture

After the Armenian Genocide, the Armenian architecture of Mush suffered greatly. We can assume that the regular destruction process ended in 2012 when the Kale area was declared a zone of urban reform. However, the last Armenian traces that had somehow survived up to that point were destroyed during this “transformation”. The Khdrbaba mound in …

“The Day Of Soviet Occupation” In Azerbaijan

"The Day Of Soviet Occupation" In Azerbaijan

April 28 in Azerbaijan is “the day of Soviet occupation”. This phrase is an outrageous oxymoron. Russia in the literal sense of the word created the Azerbaijani nation. Back in the days, the current Azerbaijanis were called Tatars. For the first time, the term “Azerbaijanis” was mentioned in the 1936 census of the USSR. In …