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“Semantic Commonalities of Some Ornamental Designs in Armenian Carpets and Costumes”

Research worker of the Ethnographic Department at the History Museum of Armenia and Candidate of Historical Sciences  Lilia Avanesyan presented the semantic commonalities of some ornamental designs in Armenian carpets and costumes, and revealed the earliest notions and perceptions about the world, underlying the national culture.

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“Footwear within the System of Armenian Costumes” 

 A lecture on “Footwear within the System of Armenian Costumes” was held  in the  framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume.”  Candidate of Sciences in History,  ethnographer Svetlana Poghosyan  spoke about the role of footwear within the system of Armenian costumes and touched upon its festive-ritual use.

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“Dance, Costume, and Identity”

Within the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume” the lecture on “Dance, Costume, and Identity” was held, during  which Gagik Ginosyan, Artistic Director of “Karin” Folk Song and Dance Ensemble and Honoured Culture Worker of the Republic of Armenia, revealed the manifestations of the national costume in everyday life, and in the art of dancing.  A national […]

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“Wedding dress: from a green-red to a white wedding”

The lecture entitled “Wedding dress: from a green-red to a white wedding” took place within the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume”, during which ethnographer Gayane Shagoyan touched upon the Armenian wedding rituals of preparing and dressing the newly weds, at the same time  examining the formation and transformation of some symbolical and functional meanings of the wedding […]

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“Van Self-Defense Battles, their Role and Significance”

On the initiative of the History Museum of Armenia, a lecture entitled “Van Self-Defense Battles, their Role and Significance” dedicated to the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, was held at the Artists’ Union of Armenia, on April 22. Hamo Sukiasyan, senior researcher of the HMA Department of the New and Modern History, candidate of sciences […]

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Weapons that Made History

On January 28, 2021, on the initiative of the History Museum of Armenia, a lecture entitled “Weapons that Made History” and dedicated to the Armenian Army Day, was organized at the Fatherland Defender Rehabilitation Centre. Seda Galstyan, the Head of the New and Modern History Department of the Museum, delivered the lecture. At the end […]

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Orientalism and Armenian carpets

On February 21, 2020, a lecture entitled “Orientalism and Armenian Carpets” was held at the History Museum of Armenia. The theme of the presentation were the numerous images of Armenian carpets on the canvases of Western European orientalists of the 19th century, an issue that is poorly explained and requires a more extensive and comprehensive […]

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The 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War

On December 17, 2019, a lecture on “The 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War” took place in the History Museum of Armenia, with the participation of the teachers and schoolchildren of Chekhov School. The lecture contained new facts on the participation of the Armenians in the Great Patriotic War and started […]

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Zvartunk. On the Interpretation of an Ornamental Band from Zvartnots

On December 14, 2019, art historian Zaruhi Hakobyan (Candidate of Sciences in Art Studies) delivered a lecture, entitled “Zvartunk”. On the Interpretation of an Ornamental Band from Zvartnots” at the History Museum of Armenia.

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Queens and princesses of the Rubinyan family at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea

On August 24 of 2019, a lecture by Mariam Khanzadyan, a researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, entitled “Queens and princesses of the Rubinyan family at the crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea”, was held at the History Museum of Armenia.