Armenia climbed 3rd in EURO 2012 Group B qualification round

October 20, 2010 - 12:04 AMT  16:12 GMT
The next qualifier will be played against Russia in March 2011.

Armenia hosts the most delicious festival

September 22, 2010 - 20:09 AMT  16:12 GMT
The second barbecue festival was held in Akhtala, Lori region of Armenia, on Sunday, September 12. It was dated to two other events: re-consecration of Surb Mariam Astvatsatsin Church and inauguration of a monument to wedding rings.

Armenians do not celebrate Navasard as national holiday because Hayk Nahapet was not Christian

August 13, 2010 - 09:22 AMT  16:12 GMT
For dozens of centuries Armenians had been celebrating the New Year, Navasard, on August 11. Once a favorite popular holiday, it now became a topic of historians’ remarks or Armenian folklore only. “August 11 is the first day of the new year according to the ancient Armenian calendar. It was celebrated by all – the rich and the poor,” said ethnographer Gohar Vardumyan, senior fellow at the Armenian National Academy of Sciences.