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Vanadzor

Geographic location In the north-eastern part of the Republic of Armenia,between mountain chains of Pambak and Bazum, where Tandzut and Pambak rivers merge, at the height of 1 350 meters above the sea level, spreads a beautiful town of Vanadzor that has about 130 000 inhabitants.  The distance from Yerevan, capital of the Republic, is [...]

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Stepanavan

Stepanavan, a small town with a population of 18,000 people, is located in the Lori Region. Including 18 surrounding villages, the population of the Stepanavan area totals 26,000. Stepanavan’s educational facilities include six secondary schools, one agricultural college, two universities, two music schools, one art school, two sports schools, a cultural center, and the “Stepanavan [...]

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State Puppet Theatre of Lori in Vanadzor

Vanadzor State Puppet Theatre was founded in 1993 by Sergey Melikian. On March 1, 1994, the first play, “The dog and the cat” by Tumanian was performed on the stage of the theatre.

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State Dramatic Theatre after Hovhannes Abelian

Vanadzor State Dramatic Theatre named after Hovhannes Abelian was founded in 1931. In the initial period of activity it consisted mainly of members of local theatric groups and students of Tbilisi Armenian Theatre studio. The first play performed on its stage was “Outburst” by Yanovskiy (director Ash-Mat, scene-painter K. Minasian). Casting of the theatre included [...]

Home-Museum of Stepan Zoryan
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Home-Museum of Stepan Zoryan

Writer, translator, academician (Academy of Sciences 1965), member of the union of writers of the former USSR since 1934. Was born in September 3, 1889, in Gharakilisa (now Vanadzor). In the period form 1896-1898 has studied in a private school. In 1904 has graduated from the local Russian school. In 1906 left for Tbilisi. For [...]

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Archaeological museum of Lori-Pambak

In 1936 the archaeological museum of Lori-Pambak with God’s bless celebrated its birthday making the first steps of the activity under the roof of St. Astvatsatsin Church of Vanadzor. Since 1930-ies Gharakilisa (in 1935 it was renamed Kirovakan, in 1992 – Vanadzor) had been turned into a great building ground. During the excavations residence places [...]

Armenian Evangelical Church
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Armenian Evangelical Church

In 1846, 40 Armenians, 37 men and 3 women, founded Armenian Evangelical Church in Bera. The first Armenian Church founded in Northern America was Armenian Evangelical Church which was called Armenian Martirosats Church (1881). Members and pastors of all Armenian Evangelical churches of America were immigrants from Kilikia and Armenia who survived genocide and persecution. [...]

At the art museum in Vanadzor
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State Art Museum of Vanadzor

Vanadzor State Art Gallery was founded in 1974 as a branch of the Armenian State Art Gallery. With time, it expanded its activity and in 1979 ceased being a branch and became independent. The gallery possesses patterns of modern art, graphics, sculpture as well as applied art. Every month both local and republican painters represent [...]

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Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra

The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra was formed some 70 years ago in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. Today the more than one-hundred piece ensemble makes it home in the Khachaturian Hall in central Yerevan. As the leading symphony orchestra in Armenia, it routinely performs weekly concerts in Khachaturian Hall. The Armenian Philharmonic is a unique [...]

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Jermuk

Jermuk (Djermuk, Safolar) – this resort town is in Vayotz Ashkharh (Armenian word for “world”). It is 163 km far from Yerevan. The name “Jermuk” originates from the mineral sources, which spring here, and means “hot water”. Seven sources were explored here in 1982 and all of them are of curative value. They mainly treat [...]