Last week at MITT 2016, Armenian Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan attended the opening ceremony of Russia’s most important travel expo.
Armenia is one of the least understood, and most fascinating places in the world. Today we want to bring you a little piece of culture from there, a place you undoubtedly never heard of, the Yerevan Flea Market. Called Vernissage from the French meaning “varnishing” (or an art preview), this world class flea market slash swap […]
The city of Yerevan (Armenia) was named as the World Book Capital 2012 at the conclusion of the meeting of the selection committee, which was held at UNESCO Headquarters on 2 July, 2010.
The Alexander Spendiaryan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is located in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. It takes its name in honor of Alexander Spendiaryan, an Armenian composer who wrote the opera Almast. This opera was the first one that was performed at the complex. The facility did not take on this name until 1938, five years following its official opening.