Youth volunteers program “I am the guide of my city”

At the initiative of Yerevan Municipality tourism unit and in association with “Armenian guides guild” organization the program “I am the guide of my city ” started in the capital. Within the scope of the program the students of tourism departments and young people interested in the sphere can get a month training, get acquainted with the profession of a guide, visit a number of city museums, get appropriate knowledge of Yerevan history and culture as well as can work as volunteers in the places of tourism interest and assist tourists visiting Yerevan.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MERRY CHRISTMAS

“Yerevan days in Moscow”:photo-exhibition “Yerevan sketches” is open

The photo-exhibition “Yerevan sketches” has been opened in S.T. Konenkova museum-workshop within the frames of Yerevan days in Moscow held on December 21-22. Yerevan Deputy Mayor Aram Sukiasyan, the head of Yerevan Municipality representation in Moscow Makar Nahapetyan and members of Yerevan delegation were present at the opening ceremony of the exhibition including 90 photos.

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Cooperation agreements have been signed between cultural and educational establishments of Yerevan and Moscow

Within the frames of Yerevan days in Moscow held on December 21-22, jointly with Moscow Chamber of Trade and Industry the conference “Perspectives of trade-economic and humanitarian ties of Yerevan and Moscow” was organized.

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Nerses E. Ashtaraketsi as a Figure of National Liberating Struggle

The image of Nerses Ashtaraketsi, as the 121st Supreme Patriarch of all Armenians, was elucidated at its true worth by many biographers and historiographers. But it would be incomplete, if the high qualities of this figure, who led national liberating struggle and promoted strict activities in the educational sphere, were less studied or escaped attention. Our article is a little attempt to present Nerses Ashtaraketsi’s above mentioned spheres of activity, using all the information maintained in history.

The Art of Photography inYerevan (end of the 19th c.– middle of the 20th c.)

Summary

Photography is one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century, and it has become a new branch of art. A branch where Armenian photographers, too, have had their serious and weighty contribution, who have been awarded international prizes for their valuable works of art – gold and silver medals. One of them was Gegham Tariverdyants, a native Yerevan citizen, who was a gold medal winner of the exhibitions in Rotterdam (1909) and Rome (1910).

Artsakh children visit Yerevan history Museum

Within the frames of the cooperation program between Yerevan and Stepanakert the interaction between the administrative districts of Yerevan and districts of Artsakh is developing and expanding. So, reciprocal visits are regularly organized in this context.

Saint Petersburg Dyas in Yerevan: Valeri Plotnikov’s photo exhibition in Yerevan History Museum

Within the frames of Saint Petersburg days in Yerevan the photo exhibition called “The portrait of past epoch” by Saint Petersburg photographer Valeri Plotnikov opened in Yerevan History Museum. Greeting the participants of the exhibition the head of Yerevan Municipality Department of Culture and Tourism Ruben Hovhannisyan noted that this exhibition is a good opportunity for young photographers to get professional advice.

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