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GRAVITY REVERSE PHENOMENON AT MOUNT ARAGATS

Armenia is the land of magic and mysterious legends; this time we will talk about one of the most magical treasures of our country: the mystery of gravity hill of Mt. Aragats. Gravity hills are a type of slope where things seem to move against gravity on their own accord. For instance, if water is poured onto the surface of the hill, it would seem to move upwards, instead of...
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The Basilica of Yererouk

Yererouk is an archeological site characterized by the presence of an ancient Armenian church near the village of Anipemza in Shirak Province of Armenia. Yererouk was built on a plateau near the Akhurian River which defines the frontier with Turkey, about 5 km southeast of the ancient city of Ani. The basilica of Yererouk is one of the earliest surviving Christian monuments in Armenia and is listed in UNESCO World...
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International Museum Day

“Today, as every 18th of May since 1977, the global museum community comes together for the International Museum Day. This year, the celebration is being marked in the most exceptional circumstances since its establishment. It seems like a strange time to celebrate, as thousands of museums remain closed and the uncertainty of what will happen in the coming months overwhelms our thoughts. Yet it is precisely now that we need...
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Happy Independence Day of First Republic of Armenia

May 28 is celebrated Armenia as the Day of First Republic. On May 28, 1918, the Armenian National Council announced the establishment of the independent Republic of Armenia. Republic Day has been officially celebrated since 1992. It is a symbol of the rebirth of Armenian state. On this day Armenian authorities traditionally visit Sardarapat Monument. Defeating the Turkish army in Sardarapat, the Armenian troops were able to stop the Turkish...
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Happy May 9

May 9 is one of the most glorious day in the history of Armenia. On May 9 the Armenian people celebrate the triple holiday: the victory in the Great Patriotic War (II World War), the liberation of Shushi by Armenia during the War of Nagorno Kharabagh and the Day the Anniversary of the Establishment of the Artsakh Defence Army. This is why May is sometimes called the month of victories....
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After 105 years we still remember and demand…

The Armenian genocide was the systematic killing and deportation of Armenians by the Turks of the Ottoman Empire. In 1915, during World War I, leaders of the Turkish government set in motion a plan to expel and massacre Armenians. By the early 1920s, when the massacres and deportations finally ended, between 600,000 and 1.5 million Armenians were dead, with many more forcibly removed from the country. Today, most historians call...
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