Archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw discovered evidence of destruction and capture of the ancient city of Metsamor, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the vicinity of Yerevan.
he Armenian Ministry of Urban Development and Multicontinental Distribution LLC have signed a contract on an investment project under the "Old Yerevan" project. The press service of the Ministry has told ArmInfo that the contract has been signed by Narek Sargsyan, Armenian Minister of Urban Development, and Gevorg Machanyan, authorized representative of Swiss businessman of Armenian origin Vartan Sirmakes. Hayk Davtyan, Chief Advisor to Armenian Prime Minister, and a representative of Glendale Hills real estate development company, were also present at the signing ceremony.
Azerbaijan was throwing obstacles in inclusion of lavash in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage with Turkey's hands. Vahram Kazhoyan, Secretary General of the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO, said at today's press conference that earlier Azerbaijan and Turkey sent official letters, wherein they expressed their remarks and objection to possible inclusion of lavash in the UNESCO List.
Restoration of the 6th century Holy Virgin Mary Church in Odzun, Lori region, Armenia, is over.
Armenian bread Lavash has been included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the Wednesday meeting of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage committee.
System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD, an American rock band from Southern California, will perform in Armenia in 2015.
UK and Germany embassies in Armenia continue the cycle of memorable events timed to the 100th anniversary of the WWI that was launched on 31 October and will be over on 5 Decmeber.
The much-anticipated unveiling of the Ghazi Rug, commonly referred to the Armenian Orphan rug took place Tuesday morning with the kick-off of week-long exhibit at the White House Visitor Center.
Armenia's Betty (Elizabeth Danielyan) took the bronze with "People of the Sun" at 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with 146 points.
The Australian History Channel will be airing a documentary on the Armenian Genocide, Armenian National Committee of Australia reported.
Archeologists are studying the history of grape-growing and wine-making in Areni, Vayots Dzor. As a result of further excavations in the well-known Areni-1 cave (where they earlier found the world's oldest shoe, 5,500 year-old), they have found fragments of grape grown from 4,000 BC to XIV-XV AD.
A Middle Paleolithic Neanderthal site has been discovered in the village of Arevut, Aragatsotn region.
Talking to ArmInfo, Boris Gasparyan, research fellow at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Science of Armenia, said a 1.8 million-year-old man site Dmanisi was earlier discovered in the territory of Georgia. This aroused some questions about migration of prehistoric humans out of Africa.
The winners of the 6th edition of the Yerevan / Armenian Animation Festival ReAnimania were announced Thursday. The winner of the Festival in the category of Best Animated Film was The Boy And The World (2013 Brazil) by Ale Abreu.
As director of the festival Vrazh Kasumi told Arminfo correspondent, the opening film of the festival is JACK AND THE CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (2013), Dir.: Stephane Berla, Mathias Malzieu. Yerevan Premieres: MINUSCULE – VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS (2013), Dir.: Thomas Szabo, Helene Giraud. THE BOY AND THE WORLD (2013), Dir.: Ale Abreu and ROCKS IN MY POCKETS (2014), Dir: Signe Baumane
Armenia participated in the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 8-12. Armenian Deputy Minister of Culture Nerses Ter-Vardanyan said at today's briefing that the Armenian pavilion caused a great interest among the guests and participants. Armenia exhibited hundreds of books in both Armenian and foreign languages, including albums and books dedicated to the Armenian art and culture.