Monthly Archives: May 2018

Flag of Armenia Sent to International Space Station

:: Flag of Armenia Sent to International Space Station to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Establishment of the First Armenian Republic :: Ahead of the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and the 2,800 anniversary of Yerevan, the national flag of Armenia and the flag of Yerevan, Armenia’s capital city have been […]

President Armen Sarkissian Says 2018 Will Be Historic Year For Armenia

::  President Armen Sarkissian Says 2018 Will Be Historic Year For Armenia :: In his speech at the 27th meeting of the Fund’s Board of Trustees, the president highlighted particularly the initiatives aiming to promote development and progress in different regions of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh). “The projects implemented through this foundation are the result […]

WESTERN ARMENIA FOOTBALL TEAM IN CONIFA WORL CUP FINALS TO BE HELD IN LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES MAY 31 to JUNE 9

There is a very important football tournament taking place in London next week. This is the CONIFA (www.conifa.org) tournament which is held every two years.  There are 2 Armenian members of CONIFA – Arsthak and Western Armenia.  The team of Western Armenia has qualified for the finals of the tournament in London. Their first match […]

Raffi Edgarian – In Memoriam

Raffi Edgarian –  In Memoriam

In memory of our beloved Raffi Edgarian ::  On 3rd May 2018, our beloved friend, Raffi Edgarian parted ways from us and joined the heavens above. Raffi, born in Tehran 19.03.1962 was named after his father’s school ‘Raffi’ which he attended up to age of thirteen and thereafter he went to Moorat Raphael Boarding School […]

President Sarkissian: We have started creating new Armenia

President Sarkissian Says “We have started creating a new Armenia” ::03 May 2018  By Siranush Ghazanchyan:: Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has commended the people’s movement led by Nikol Pashinyan, the political forces represented in the Parliament for their responsible stance. The President said that statements issued by involved political forces after a day of substantial […]

WORLD’s OLDEST WINERY FOUND IN ARENI – ARMENIA

Source: http://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/earliest-known-winery-found-in-armenian-cave.aspx ::  As if making the oldest known leather shoe wasn’t enough, a prehistoric people in what’s now Armenia also built the world’s oldest known winery, a new study says. Undertaken at a burial site, their winemaking may have been dedicated to the dead—and it likely required the removal of any fancy footwear. Near the […]

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