Armenia is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The CIS citizens may use their passports for entry. For citizens of Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan visa is NOT REQUIRED Foreigners traveling to Armenia should obtain an entry visa from Armenian Embassies in their countries or from the Ministry [...]
In every Armenian community worldwide, the traditional Western Armenian music and dance remained an important cultural factor in their community. In the United States, this popular tradition is a synthesis of two dissimilar Western Armenian styles: the urban oriental style and the rural folk style. These styles were preserved and fostered in the U.S. for [...]
One of the sacraments of Armenian faith is Baptism. The Baptism service begins at the Door of the Church, proceeds to the Baptismal Font and concludes at the Holy Altar. Door of the church At the door of the church, the order of the service conducted by the priest is: Penitential Psalms, Blessing of Narod, [...]
First Names are not just first names The study of Armenian first names is also fascinating since virtually every aspect of our culture is reflected in them. Meaning of Armenian girls names Name Meaning AGHAVNI Armenian; “pigeon, dove” ANAHID Armenian version of Diana. An Ancient Godess in Armenian Mythology ANI Name of an ancient Armenian [...]
When you visit Armenia there are monuments and statues that are breathtaking to see.
The state flag of Armenia is a rectangular panel with three equal horizontal stripes of red, blue and orange colors. Armenian flag colors Horizontal Tricolor – Red on top; Blue in the middle; and Orange on the bottom. Armenian flag meaning The red color represents the blood that was shed over centuries under foreign rule. [...]
One of the most important events in the history of Armenia happened in 405 AD, when the new Armenian alphabet was created. Before that, for about 16 hundred years, various forms of cuneiforms had been used in Armenia. After the adoption of Christianity as the state religion of Armenia in 301 AD, the Church regarded [...]
The Most Popular City of Armenia, his Capital Yerevan The capital of Armenia, Yerevan, is one of the world’s oldest cities. It was founded in 783 BC, several years before the founding of ancient Rome, by king Argishti the First as Erebuni, the military and administrative center of the state of Urartu. The ruins of [...]