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We walk for being healthy!

  According to the World Health Organization (WHO) non-communicable diseases account for over 80% of the deaths in Armenia. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in Armenia, accounting for 54% of total deaths. And tobacco consumption is rising…

“We take only cards, no cash”

Majority of citizens of Armenia prefer payments in cash. The number of organizations, departments and enterprises whose employees get their salaries by bank cards increases, the pensioners also are afforded an opportunity to receive their pension by bank cards. But…

ARAM KHACHATURYAN

Birthdate: 06.06.1903 Death date: 01.05.1978 Aram Khachaturyan , born in Tiflis, was a Soviet-Armenian composer whose works were often influenced by Armenian folk music. Aram Ilyich Khachaturyan was born in Tiflis, Imperial Russia (now Tbilisi, Georgia) to a poor Armenian…

Aivazovsky returns after 21 years

Great marine painter’s canvas handed to the National Gallery RA Ministry of Culture handed yesterday Ivan Aivazovski's "Storm at Rocky Shores" canvas to the National Gallery of Armenia. The painting was stolen 21 years ago from the Armenian Cultural Affairs…

Monument on Armenian hero will be reconstructed

Administration of Union of Armenians in Russia (UAR) in the Sochi city resigned in connection with administration’s recent decision to dismantle the monument of an Armenian hero General Andranik in the city. “The conflict is resolved. The administration resigned acknowledging…

Armenian hero’s monument opened in Sochi

May 28, 2011 | 15:40   Armenian hero, military leader Andranik Ozanyan’s monument was opened in Sochi, informs “Yerkramas” newspaper. Armenian community initiative was also supported by non Armenian organizations, such as Kazaks of Kuban association and “Orthodox spiritual heritage”…

President Serzh Sargsyan tours the capital

Today, President Serzh Sargsyan accompanied by the Mayor of Yerevan Karan Karapetian and the Minister of Culture of Armenia Hasmik Pogossian visited the Pantheon in the Komitas Park, familiarized with the current and planned renovation works and together with the…