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Sergei Parajanov Museum

Sergei Parajanov Museum

When traveling in Armenia, you should definitely visit the Parajanov Museum, which is one of the most popular museums in Yerevan. Parajanov was a Soviet Armenian film director, screenwriter and artist who made significant contributions to world cinema with his films such as “Shadows of...

The Armenian Letter Art

Armenian Letter Art

Did you know, that the "Armenian letter art and its cultural expressions" are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity? "Armenian letter art and its cultural expressions" constitutes the centuries-old art of Armenian letters, Armenian scripts, the rich culture...

Matenadaran

Matenadaran

A highlight of any visit to Armenia, Matenadaran, officially the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts – is a museum, repository of manuscripts and a research institute in Yerevan. It holds one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books which span a...

The Armenian Alphabet Creation

The Armenian Alphabet Creation

One of the most important events in the history of Armenia happened in 405 AD, when the new Armenian alphabet was created. The Armenian alphabet played an enormous role in the preserving of the national and cultural identity of the Armenian people, and enjoys a...