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#340368 Sos Vilage Artsakh

Posted by gamavor on 25 January 2017 - 09:53 AM


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#342970 ArmHiTec

Posted by gamavor on 29 March 2018 - 02:40 PM


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#342937 First “smart crossroad” in Yerevan

Posted by gamavor on 22 March 2018 - 12:46 PM

https://armenpress.a...affic-jams.html

YEREVAN, MARCH 22, ARMENPRESS. The Traffic Police of Armenia continues taking measures to ensure smooth traffic. ARMENPRESS reports an innovation has been put into operation in one of the crossroads of Yerevan. The Traffic Police have installed an ultrasound sensor at the crossroad of Etchmiadzin highway and the road to the airport that calculates the traffic flow and regulate the crossroad, as a result of which congestions are avoided.
Those devices are a novelty not only in Armenia, but also in the region. The ultrasound sensors are produced in Armenia. Its only a few days the sensors are put into operation, but according to the Police Traffic, positive change is already evident.
The ultrasound sensors do not allow congestions on the crossroads. Within a few seconds the device calculates the number of vehicles and changes the colors of the traffic light.
This is the first smart crossroad in Armenia. The Traffic Police rule out any congestion here.
The Traffic Police are studying other crossroads to install the devices. Soon there will be more smart crossroads without congestions.


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#342144 WESTERN ARMENIA (Videos)

Posted by Arshak1946 on 26 October 2017 - 11:43 AM

 

4 Minutes of video about Western Armenia , I hope video interest you.

 

Best Regards


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#341989 Trekking in Armenia

Posted by gamavor on 05 October 2017 - 01:12 PM

American - Armenian guy trekking experience from South to North.
 
A little bit crazy in my view but commendable. I did something similar but not that extreme.






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#341986 Armenian-Produced Electric Car Debuts

Posted by onjig on 05 October 2017 - 10:13 AM

Armenian-Produced Electric Car Debuts at DigiTec Tech Expo in Yerevan

 

YEREVAN—An Armenian-made electric car debuted at the 13th annual DigiTec tech expo, which opened in Yerevan earlier today. The electric-powered, self-driving car, which was assembled in Armenia by National Instruments, was unveiled at the “Engineering City” pavilion of the three-day exhibition.

 

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An Armenian-made electric car debuted at the 13th annual DigiTec tech expo (Photo: Mediamax)

 

“The whole world is working on [electric cars] and we should do the same in Armenia,” National Instruments’ Ruben Simonyan told Yerevan-based Itel.am. “We need to increase the number of electric cars and the percentage of self-driving or driver assistance systems. We’re exhibiting the electric car we assembled in Armenia. Essentially, it’s a continuation of our engineering culture. This isn’t a novelty. The first electric car was assembled in Armenia back in 1975. Now we should extend that culture,” said Simonyan.

The car is equipped with several driver-assist devices, such as radars, a camera, and laser equipment. Though the sensors and equipment were not produced in Armenia, National Instruments worked on the design and testing of the entire system.

“To make sure that the car will operate smoothly in different situations, you need to drive millions of kilometers. Producers used to do exactly that and some of them still do,” Simonyan explained. “But that requires too much time and expense, which affects the car’s price. Our testing doesn’t require driving millions of kilometers in specialized areas. We can simulate the same scenario for several times to make sure the system is working fine.”

A team of around 20 engineers and designers worked on designing and testing the car, collaborating with several foreign companies.

DigiTec is the largest technological exhibition of the region and runs Sep. 29-Oct. 1 at the Yerevan Expo Center.

https://armenianweek...xpo-in-yerevan/


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#341762 Irina Bokova the bolshevic slut

Posted by gamavor on 06 September 2017 - 08:10 AM

All these should not stop here. Armenian authorities through diplomatic channels as well as the UN should request thorough investigation, esp. with regards to Bokova end company.

For Christ sake, on top of everything she gave UNESCO's Mozart prize to Mehriban Alieva. The later I'm sure did not know how to hold a violin.
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#341733 Irina Bokova the bolshevic slut

Posted by gamavor on 05 September 2017 - 06:35 AM

Before being accused of using harsh language, I would like to explain my words. Irina Bokova is an offspring of Georgi Bokov - a prominent Bulgarian communist rumored that is responsible for the murder of a prominent Bulgarian intellectual and political figure Rajko Alexsiev after the communist takeover of the country. Since the data are very scares of what exactly happened, it is proved that her father was instrumental in the torture of Rajko Alexsiev before his death. Sons and daughters are not responsible for the deeds of their parents, but having been raised in communist Bulgaria and knowing pretty well the background of her surrounding and political elites at the time, she could not know that the foundation which sponsored the event in Paris promoting the "tolerance" of Azerbaijan where everything Armenian is simply banned, is named after Geidar Aliev - the father of the present president of Azerbaijan, and that the former, before becoming a president of Azerbaijan was the head of the KGB in USSR - the most humanistic organization ever! Is sounds like a joke but the truth is that a foundation named after a communist monster sponsors an event to promote the tolerance of Azerbaijan and the chief of UNESCO, Irina Bokova gladly accepts such sponsorship???

What a world we live in!
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#341407 silversmiths of Kayseri who created beautiful silver covers for Armeni

Posted by MosJan on 15 July 2017 - 11:29 AM

Learn about the Armenian silversmiths of Kayseri who created beautiful silver covers for Armenian manuscripts. Three of these covers are in the collection of the Morgan Library & Museum in New York.


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#340809 The World according to ancient Rome

Posted by gamavor on 11 April 2017 - 02:24 AM

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#340200 Բեխալաթ

Posted by Yervant1 on 03 January 2017 - 02:45 PM

I think, it means mistake or a flaw and the բեխալատ would be the opposite of flaw, I mean flawless. I'm just going with the sentence structure and the Arabic word Khalat means mistake or a flaw, maybe that's where the origin is.

I hope this helps.

I believe the babies flaw is not falling sleep. The last sentence which says that you have one flaw, you don't sleep and stay awake. 


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#339824 Autumn of my Homeland

Posted by onjig on 13 October 2016 - 11:57 AM


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#337201 Armenia develops water-saving innovative fertilizer

Posted by gamavor on 12 January 2016 - 10:44 AM

http://news.am/eng/news/305729.html

YEREVAN. A new fertilizer has been developed in Armenia, and to save water.

Director of Eco Technology company, Ashot Baghdasaryan, told Armenian News-NEWS.am that the granules of this fertilizer collect the water from the soil, and return it to the plant when and as needed.

And the granules of our fertilizer not only accumulate water, but also the useful nutrients, Baghdasaryan explained.

In addition, this fertilizer eliminates excess water, so that the roots of the plants do not decay.

As per the company manager, this fertilizer helps to increase crop yields by 40 to 60 percent.

Furthermore, this material biologically decomposes, and therefore it leaves no residues in the soil.

The fertilizer, which is called Aquasource, underwent several tests among volunteer farmers.

Also, it is tested with a number of international projects.

Ashot Baghdasaryan said Iran, Russia, the US, India, the United Arab Emirates, and even in distant South Africa and Namibia are interested in this new fertilizer.
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#337198 Do you trust Russia or the United States more and why?

Posted by Yervant1 on 11 January 2016 - 01:27 PM

The chances that Russia will help us to free Western Armenia is as much as the help that we will get from the rest of the world, which is zero. We should rely on ourselves only.


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#326557 A CHRISTMAS CARD TO ONE AND ALL

Posted by Yervant1 on 19 December 2014 - 10:42 AM

A CHRISTMAS CARD TO ONE AND ALL

The Harvell Gazette, MA
Dec 18 2014

Tom Vartabedian Haverhill Gazette

Hard to believe that I've waited until close to the last moment to
wish everyone a joyful Christmas.

It's only because I'm strapped for cash after going bonkers this year
and decided I'd use my best resources to get the word out.

Nothing easier and cheaper than to convey my intentions through
this Almanac column. It's okay. You don't have to reciprocate. I get
enough afterthoughts leading up to the New Year and beyond, if you
count Armenian Christmas on Jan. 6.

So let's begin by wishing my family the very best -- my wife, Nancy,
with whom I'll be celebrating our 50th anniversary on Feb. 19. I
chose that date because it was her birthday and I couldn't think of
a better time to exchange our vows.

Cheers go out to the other three favorite people in my life --
children Sonya, Ara and Raffi -- and the six grandchildren in our
lives. Get set for Disneyworld, guys. We've got a lot of celebrating
to do this February in the land of unbroken dreams.

Let's hit the newspaper crowd next -- editor Bill Cantwell, who
peruses my columns each week and makes them readable, along with
climbing cohorts Dave Dyer, Paul Tennant and Mike LaBella. I still
remember that time we got stranded on Mount Katahdin in Maine and
spent the night on a rock studying the stars. Turned out to be a
pretty decent Almanac, as I recall.

You'll find me three afternoons a week playing racquetball at
the Haverhill YMCA. Maybe George Yell will let me win a game this
Christmas. Welcome Clint "CJ" Clay. You're the next generation. I
marvel at the job Executive Director Tracy Fuller does in keeping
that facility intact. Kudos to you, too.

You'll also see me browsing up a storm at the library -- a true
resource for our community -- and all that it avails to me, whether
books, CDs or DVDs. I am proud to admit that both my sons secured
their Eagle Scout badges by doing community projects for the library.

Not a bad consideration for any good scout.

As the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide approaches in 2015,
the congregation at our Armenian Church at Hye Pointe is already at
work planning a milestone commemoration in the community. Watch for
details. While I'm at it, good luck to all those involved with the
church's building project in Ward Hill. It's been a long time in
the making.

Greetings and salutations go out to my doctor, Peter Rees, for keeping
me agile. He sets a fine example for health and fitness. And to my
cardiologist Salmon (Sonny) Ghiasuddin for saving me from expiration --
not once but twice. It's been 10 years since I've become "pipe free."

Same goes for Dr. Alan Gonick and his staff at Greenleaf. Be true to
your teeth -- otherwise they will become false. He makes a root canal
seem so tolerable. My sentiments also go out to Dr. Alvin Yadgood,
my oral surgeon at Northern Essex. I cannot say enough about implants.

I marvel at the work being done by cohorts Kathy Bresnahan and Rita
LaBella in organizing a myriad of activities at the Council on Aging.

There's no reason why any senior citizen in this city should be bored.

The guy behind it all is head honcho Vinny Ouellette, who seems to
have more arms than an octopus.

The ping-pong vibrations you may hear Monday nights come from West
Meadow Road, where some pretty hot table tennis activity is heard. Bob
Baillargeron and Malcolm Anderson are two fine players who don't act
their age. May their paddles always keep them young.

Special Christmas greetings go out to the sick and the infirmed of
this city, those who will spend the holiday in hospitals and nursing
homes. It's not the place you want to be. May you be joined by family
and friends.

Extended wishes are conveyed to the caregivers and medical support
staffers who must work this day to keep the health system mobilized
and in good hands. Santa applauds you.

Here's a greeting to all the police and firefighters who maintain
their constant vigil, holidays or not. And to all those who do not
celebrate Christmas. May some of you get caught up in the spirit,
whether you're a Christian or not.

For one brief day, bury all the bad news and put a moratorium on crime
and punishment. Let's finally end this terrible plight in the Middle
East and live in a world where peace and harmony work hand-in-hand.

Above all, let's put Christ back into Christmas and honor the day
for what it was intended.

If you're looking for the perfect last-minute gift, try this. Human
kindness costs nothing and goes the furthest.


http://www.hgazette....5dfd60004c.html
 

 


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#301582 Repat Armenia

Posted by Nané on 28 January 2013 - 12:35 PM


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#299973 Man oh man does Armenia have a way with you!

Posted by man on 19 December 2012 - 03:24 AM

Post-Armenia Blues

Posted on December 15, 2012

Nathalie Kazandjian aka Nat K
(Canada, AVC ‘ 12)

The "Welcome Home Natty" poster along with friends and family were what greeted me as I made my way past the Arrival gates of the Montreal Trudeau Airport. In that instant, I felt pretty good about coming home. However, as the days went by, the post-Armenia blues violently kicked in as soon as I found myself doing the same old things I used to do. Suddenly, things that seemed so familiar felt foreign and strange. It was a whole new culture shock but it was real and unfortunately, there wasn’t much I could do about it. The problem was not coming home to friends and family. The problem itself was leaving Armenia. For the little bit that I was back, I couldn’t even look at my photos nor talk about it for fear of being overcome with even more heartbreak and anguish than I already felt. I missed everything and everyone that belonged to my life in Armenia.

Before I know it, I found myself longing for Armenia. I missed waking up every morning to hearing my host mother say “ Parev parev garmir arev siroon jan”. I missed walking down 58 district to catch the marshrutka, 100 drams in hand and giving my regular Parev to the locals. I missed walking home from work and being greeted by the cutest little munchkins from my neighborhood showering me with hugs and kisses. I missed finishing the night off with a nice cup of MacCoffee alongside my host sisters while watching Armenian soap operas. I missed staying up with Nvartig, my baby host sister, till late at night drawing, coloring, playing cards, checkers, chess and teaching her English. I missed going to Ponchig Monchig and ordering a ridiculous amount of food. I missed going to the khorovadz place near the OLA center and engaging into a 45 minute conversation with the cook each and every time. I missed getting a ridiculous amount of daily texts and reminders from Allegra. I missed joining my Armenian brothers and sisters over weekend excursions. I missed running in the SAS supermarket and yelling like a crazy person “where’s the Ttvaser ?” before boarding our marshrukta to head back home. As well, as Heeng dzap, Marshrukta 9, besties crew, whatever your face, tracking down wifi, Le Cafe and Sevan’s inspirational speeches among many other things.

The desire to connect to people and the joy of making the connection was life affirming. The physical intensity of the excursions was invigorating. The time walking alone, listening to my own footsteps, sitting in the marshrukta watching the sunset, gazing at the stars was refreshing. Most of all, I long for the way I felt when I was in the Motherland. I felt alive, free, inspired and grateful. Man oh man does Armenia have a way with you. Each and every day there was a goal and an accomplishment that could be measured in different ways: in kilometers, in hugs, in the number of times I laughed out loud.

Although I was only gone for two months and while nothing has changed at home, everything has changed within me. Living in Armenia, gave me a deep appreciation of my life – where I live, where I work, my family and my friends. It also made me appreciate things that we too often take for granted such as the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, weeping eyes, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

To travel to Armenia is to truly take a journey within yourself. When we leave the comfort of home and everything that we have grown to be accustomed to, we often live more simply, with no more possessions than we can carry. We tend to surrender ourselves by becoming much more accepting to the twists, turns and little surprises that life has to offer. I came to Armenia searching for answers. Instead, I left in search of better questions. Sometimes, the unexpected is just what is needed to put life into perspective.

So here I am, back to my same old routine of stop and go, impatiently waiting to graduate just to start a new adventure. All the while feeling nostalgic about my time in Armenia which can feel heavier than the far too many pounds gained abroad.

When I think about it, perhaps the post-Armenia blues is something you can never truly let go of. For it that where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

To sign off, I simply cannot say goodbye to those whom I have grown to love, for the memories we have made will last a lifetime and never a goodbye. None of this would have been possible without Birthright Armenia & Armenian Volunteer Corps. For those of you who are thinking of joining the program, I encourage you to take a leap and go for it. Armenia 2012 always in my heart.
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#342742 Tigran Hamasyan sought food for his soul in Armenia

Posted by onjig on 08 February 2018 - 02:28 PM

The Georgia Straight: Tigran Hamasyan sought food for his soul in Armenia

 

Every diaspora has its cause, or causes, and what fractured the Armenian people was genocide, which killed millions and dispossessed millions more of their ancestral lands during the early part of the past century, the Georgia Straight writes.

Yet the lure of Armenia, coupled with family necessity, led American jazz pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan to undertake his own reverse diaspora, returning to Yerevan from California as an adult, and making a new life there surrounded by music and relatives and love.

“It’s really a different kind of world here, compared to Europe or the U.S.,” the 30-year-old pianist said in a Skype conversation with Georgia Straight’s Alexander Varty  from the Armenian capital.

“There are challenges that are different here, and the challenge isn’t like living in New York. But there is definitely a lot of culture that I need for myself, like the soul food that I need, which is mostly the reason why I went back. Also there’s some kind of freedom I have here that I don’t have in other places. There are things that I can do that I wouldn’t be able to do if, say, I was living in L.A. or Paris. A lot of it has to do with the people and their traditions, and the way they live their life here. And also just being able to wake up and drive for 15 minutes and end up in a seventh-century monastery in the mountains… These are the things and places that inspire me to create, I guess,” he said.

Hamasyan didn’t always admire his roots. “Actually,” he says, “I grew up listening to Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath. Later on I got into jazz, and I really hated Armenian folk music because all I wanted to play was bebop. But a few years later, some records came out on the ECM label—like Jan Garbarek records, Keith Jarrett records—and I realized that folk music can give you a different approach to improvisation, a different musical vocabulary you can use to improvise. So all these things led me into folk music in general, and to my own folk music.”

In solo performance in Vancouver next week, Hamasyan will mix lyrical improvisation with Armenian-inflected melodies and, sometimes, his own rich, flexible singing. In Armenia, however, he’s been working with larger forces—most notably the Yerevan State Chamber Choir, as heard on his 2015 release, Luys I Luso.

“I’m basically arranging Armenian religious music, church music from the fifth to the 20th centuries, for piano and a choir,” Hamasyan notes. “This was something where I really had to be able to stay here to get this project going, because I had to find the right choir and work with them for six months nonstop before we could record. So it was a long process, but it was a really beautiful project—and definitely a learning experience.”

The learning continues: Hamasyan is currently working on a large-scale commission from the New York City–based vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. In the as-yet-untitled work, the choir will interpret a 10th-century Armenian canto, or religious poem, with improvised counterpoint from the piano.

“I’ve gotten myself into a lot of trouble, because it’s a long piece and it’s complicated,” Hamasyan says with a laugh. “But I like a challenge!”

http://www.armradio....oul-in-armenia/

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#321723 ARMENIANS IN ITALY: SMALL NATION, BIG LEGACY

Posted by Yervant1 on 05 August 2014 - 10:56 AM

ARMENIANS IN ITALY: SMALL NATION, BIG LEGACY

Fair Observer, CA
Aug 4 2014

By Anna Grigoryan

Despite struggling with its identity, the Armenian community in Italy
enjoys centuries-old ties with Italians.

My next destination was determined. I arrived in Milan in January
2013, right after Catholic Christmas and the New Year. Since Apostolic
Armenians around the world celebrate Christmas on January 6, I joined
the community for the festive holiday.

After carefully following directions, I arrived where Armenians of
Milan and the surrounding cities gathered to celebrate Christmas
together. The altar was carefully decorated and people in the church
were beautifully dressed, ready for the holiday just like in other
Armenian communities. I had the chance to exchange a few words with
community members and the priest, who warmly welcomed me.

These Italian-Armenians seemed very friendly and curious. They even
adopted the lively mode of Italian hand-speaking gestures. The fact
of being in a charming country like Italy, the beautiful atmosphere
of the church, and the familiar religious paintings and writings made
me feel at home. I was convinced the Armenian Church in Milan would
become one of my favorite places in the city.

Travel Through Time

During the 6th and 8th centuries, many Armenians migrated to Italy.

But the first Armenian communities were officially established much
later, in the 12th and 13th centuries, when active trade was developed
between the Armenian Cilician Kingdom and the big city republics of
the Italian peninsula such as Genoa, Venice and Pisa. Since trade was
a lucrative industry, Italian and Armenian merchants played a key role
in sustaining Italian-Armenian ties. Armenian merchants in Florence
would gather and tell stories about Armenia, the first nation in the
world that adopted Christianity as a state religion in 301 AD.

Among the attentive and curious listeners was Leonardo da Vinci who,
upon being impressed by stories of Armenian merchants, decided to visit
Cilicia and recorded his impressions about Armenia and its people in
his notebook. Although several Italian art historians argue that da
Vinci's vision was the result of his imagination, Josef Strzygowski
states that da Vinci visited Armenia. Da Vinci's geographic and
historical descriptions of Armenia in his Codex Atlanticus were
precise, meaning it is likely he traveled there.

The fact of living in a Christian country has its positive and negative
impacts on a community that strives to maintain its identity.

Interestingly, keeping the Armenian identity, which is mainly
associated with Christianity, is easier in the Middle East where the
major religion is Islam. The religious differences in the region help
preserve Armenian identity.

Throughout this time, Armenians felt welcome in Italy. In the early
18th century, the Armenian monastic congregation of the Mechitarists
was founded in Venice, on St Lazarus Island. When Napoleon conquered
Venice, and eventually closed all of its religious institutions and
the lagoon, he made an exception for this monastery, as he valued
the cultural heritage of the island so much that the congregation was
declared an academic institution. St Lazarus Island was not subjected
to any kind of confiscation. The famous monastery, with its rich
library, manuscripts depository and publishing house, and where Lord
Byron studied Armenian, is considered to be the most relevant center
of Armenian cultural heritage in Europe.

Another significant monastery is St Gregory of Armenia, which
is located in the historical center of Naples. The 16th century
Baroque-style monastery is one of the main city attractions along
with its Via San Gregorio Street, which is famous for Christmas shops.

Years down the line, the number of Armenians in Italy slowly
increased, with survivors of the Armenian genocide seeking refuge in
the country. Over time, Armenians built over 40 churches across Italy.

It is unsurprising that the first Armenian-printed books were published
in Venice in 1512. Additionally, the Armenian college, which was
named after Moorat Raphael, was founded in Venice in 1836, where many
generations of the cultural and political elite were educated over
the last two centuries. Currently, the college is still standing,
but it is inactive.

Community Life in Milan

Today, Armenians in Italy are concentrated mainly in Venice, Rome and
Milan, where the central Armenian Apostolic Church is located. The
community is not purely Italian-Armenian; many people come from the
Levant and directly from Armenia. The new and old communities in
Italy are noticeable when you meet more Armenians from around the
world than traditional Italian-Armenians. In total, Italy is home
to around 3,000 Armenians. There are many entrepreneurs, traders,
intellectuals, artists and craftsmen among them.

The fact of living in a Christian country has its positive and negative
impacts on a community that strives to maintain its identity.

Interestingly, keeping the Armenian identity, which is mainly
associated with Christianity, is easier in the Middle East where the
major religion is Islam. The religious differences in the region help
preserve Armenian identity. While in this case of Italy, the identical
religious belief and the fact of not having Armenian schools lead to
deep assimilation into Italian society, at the expense of Armenian
culture. As a result, most Italian-Armenians have gradually lost
their language.

The aforementioned churches built by Armenians in Italy remain intact,
but only few of them officially belong to the community. The rest of
them are under the control of the Holy See, which occasionally rents
them out to foreign communities for holding their religious ceremonies.

It is challenging for the well-integrated Armenian community to
preserve its identity in Italy, since the country is a large Christian
nation and there are only few Armenians. Therefore, assimilation is a
given, especially for younger generations that usually do not speak the
Armenian language. On the other hand, many of them learn Armenian and
are keen to discover more about their culture and feel proud to keep
their identity, as argued by Father Tovma Khachatryan of the Armenian
Apostolic Church in Italy. He also added that it is critical to remain
Armenian and the first step toward that is to speak the language.

Despite not having an Armenian school in Italy, the community finds
ways to maintain and transmit its heritage. Some community members
voluntarily teach Armenian at churches and the cultural center in
Milan. Several youth programs are organized from time to time by the
Ministry of Diaspora in Armenia. The church takes pride in educating
and interpreting the importance of being Armenian and keeping the
nation's identity.

The community enthusiastically marks Armenian holidays and important
dates as these are the best gateway to bring all community members
together. Armenians from all walks of life gather to celebrate
festivals such as Christmas, St Sarkis and Lent. After the holy mass
and spiritual enrichment, lavish food and heartwarming conversations
conclude the holidays.

One may notice the significant importance that is given to Armenian
youth in Milan. Here, young people actively join the Armenian mass
every Sunday, participate and help in organizing special events and
holidays, and assist in managing the community's online journal. These
young Armenians are mostly students who study in Milan. They are
quite busy with their jobs and everyday lives, yet they always try
to find time to dedicate to their culture and keep Armenian affairs
running in a foreign country.

Some young Armenians I spoke to are very dynamic and creative art
students, who constantly participate in exhibitions and events where
they proudly present a piece of their country. They love living and
studying in Italy and always try to combine their Italian experience
with their own identity. The outcome is positive and promising in
their own words. Armenian youth also appreciate all they have learned
and experienced in Italy through its culture.

On April 24, the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, Italian senators
discussed the need for international recognition of the genocide, and
argued that Italians should be more aware of the historical tragedy.

For this purpose, a special education program will be introduced in
Italian schools.

Today, Italian-Armenian ties are as strong as ever. The bond between
these two nations is growing and each of them have their own particular
contribution to a centuries-old friendship, be it cultural, economic
or political.

The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not
necessarily reflect Fair Observer's editorial policy.

http://www.fairobser...g-legacy-00274/
 


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#306071 Bambir!!! ENJOY!!

Posted by gamavor on 31 May 2013 - 04:18 PM



Superb!!!
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