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Vordan Karmir - Armenian Cochineal

Vordan Karmir

Even in ancient times, the carmine paint Vordan Karmir, extracted from the Ararat cochineal, was considered a true miracle. Surprisingly resistant and safe for health, it was used in various areas of life: spinning, weaving, cooking, medicine, art and science. Neither the time, nor aggressive...

Armenian Actors Of Hollywood: Marco Khan (Marco Khanlian)

Marco Khan

Actor Marco Khanlian, aka Marco Khan starred in many famous Hollywood films: “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End”, “10,000 BC”, “God Is Not Dead”, "Straw Dolls”, “Camp X-Ray”, “Don't Mess with the Zohan”, “Iron Man”, “Las Vegas”,...

Armenians On Gold Coins Of The Byzantine Empire

Armenians on gold coins of the Byzantine Empire

Although Armenia was only a part of the Byzantine Empire, many Armenians became extremely successful during its existence. Armenians were represented in all spheres of Byzantine life: from bishops, architects, generals and even emperors. ...

Lahmajoun - Armenian Pizza


Lahmajoun is a great on-the-go dish and comfort food you didn’t know you were missing while traveling in Armenia! Lahmajoun is essentially a thin flatbread that is baked with a deliciously spiced ground lamb and vegetables mixture. Many people like to fold it up and...

Armenia - The Best City In Colombia

Armenia Columbia

Armenia is one of the cleanest and most beautiful cities in Colombia. The city was founded on October 14, 1889 by a group of Armenian immigrants and named after the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion, and the place known as Heaven...

“Hrazdan” Bread

“Hrazdan” Bread

There are many types of Armenian bread, and the “Hrazdan” bread is one of the most tastiest. In Armenia, there is the city of Hrazdan, from where the popular among Armenians bread “Hrazdan” came out - soft, lush and fragrant! ...