20:07 | November 1, 2017
The My Armenia Program has launched a project with CyArk, a California-based non-profit organization that uses new technologies to capture, archive and share the world’s cultural heritage with the global community. In Armenia, CyArk will be scanning the historical Noravank monastery and the Areni-1 cave complex in Vayots Dzor province, as well as design products that promote and share Armenia’s cultural heritage in and beyond the country. These two iconic sites are, respectfully, of historical and archaeological significance.
17:23 | October 30, 2017
Most of the time, a dreadful silence embraces the village of Gegharot. Especially during winter, the extreme climate and endless layers of snow make the only road leading to the village impassable.
16:09 | October 27, 2017
Armenia’s Investigative Committee (Lori Branch) has launched a criminal investigation into the October 23 death of Vrezh Sargsyan while working at the Shamlough mine owned by the Akhtala Mining and Processing Enterprise (AMPE).
19:05 | October 21, 2017
81-year-old Volodya Poghosyan has been living in a landslide zone for a good part of his life. Poghosyan, and the six other members of his family, reside in Shatin, a village in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor Province.
21:29 | October 17, 2017
Noting that Armenians only experience Komitas once a year, on the April 24 anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Vahe Begoyan, the artistic director of the Saghmosergou Spiritual Music male choir, said that much more needs to be done to spread the word about prominent composer, musicologist and founder of contemporary Armenian classical music.
16:38 | October 12, 2017
The equipment is operated by the Sevan Communal Enterprise, a not-for-profit arm of the municipality. Edgar Harutyunyan, who heads the Enterprise, says the newest garbage truck is six years old and that the others date back to the 1980s.
13:54 | October 5, 2017
Krist Maroukyan, a member of the Vanadzor Municipal Council representing the Lousavor Hayastan (Bright Armenia) faction, describes the expenditure as “having fun during the plague.”
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