Diana Abgar (1859-1937) - The World's First Female Ambassador

Diana Abgar

Diana Hovhannes Abgar (Abgaryan) - Armenian writer, publicist and diplomat, author of nine books on the Armenian Genocide. Being appointed as the diplomatic representative and Consul General of Armenia in Japan on July 21, 1920, she became the first woman ambassador in the world. ...

ARARAT Single Cask 12 YO Limited Edition Brandy

Ararat Brandy

ARARAT Single Cask is a limited edition product of the Yerevan Brandy Company with a unique age characteristic for the ARARAT line of 12 years of aging. Thanks to the special approach to the aging process, ARARAT Single Cask is distinguished by exceptional delicacy,...

Hollywood Armenians: Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian is an American film director of Armenian origin, screenwriter, editor, producer and founder of the "Film Rites" film company, and winner of the "Oscar" in 1994 for the screenplay for the film "Schindler's List". The Times magazine called Zaillian "the most cunning, skillful...

Lchashen Wagon - The Oldest Known Wagon In The World

Lchashen Wagon

This incredibly well preserved 4,000 year old wagon made of just oakwood, unearthed in the Lchashen village near Lake Sevan - is the oldest known wagon in the world, and it is currently on display in the History Museum of Armenia in Yerevan. This wagon...

Levon Arakelyan's “Miracle” Cave in Arinj

Levon Arakelyan Cave

Hidden beneath an ordinary looking home in Arinj, at the end of a meandering alley, is a series of underground chambers, all carved out by one man - Levon Arаkelyan. Levon started digging in 1985, and didn’t stop till his death in 2008. Today, the...