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SAHARI. PRESERVING THE WEDDING TRADITIONS

Yesterday, the first open screening of the film “Sahari” took place within the framework of the “Fragments of Identity: Costume” exhibition, after which the co-founders of Tonir Wedding Village Company Hayk Yeranosyan and Sirarpi Khojabaghyan spoke about the issues of reinterpreting and preserving the Armenian wedding traditions in our days.  

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“Princely Attire in the Medieval Armenian Art”

Some days ago, within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity. Costume” art critic Inga Dudukchyan lectured on the princely attire in the medieval Armenian art (4th -15th centuries), revealing its cultural interactions.    

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“The Earliest Fabrics of Armenia: according to the Areni-1 cave materials.”

Within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume,” a lecture  was held on the topic: Within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume,” a lecture  was held on the topic: “The Earliest Fabrics of Armenia: according to the Areni-1 cave materials.” Research worker at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the RA NAS […]

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“The Apron and the Belt in the Armenian Traditional Culture.”

Within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume,” a lecture  was held on the topic: “The Apron and the Belt in the Armenian Traditional Culture.” Ethnographer Karine Bazeyan, Candidate of Historical Sciences, presened the materials used to make belts and aprons in the traditional Armenian culture, their decoration styles, also revealed the symbolic meanings of […]

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“The Symbolic Meanings of Armenian Women’s Adornments in the 18 th -20 th centuries”

Within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume,”a lecture was held on the topic: “The Symbolic Meanings of Armenian Women’s Adornments in the 18 th -20 th centuries.” Ethnographer Astghik Israelyan, senior researcher of the Ethnography Department of the History Museum of Armenia, made a report, presenting the Armenian adornments of the 18 […]

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“The Gold Thread and Gold Cord Embroidery of the Armenian Costume”

Several days ago, within the framework of the exhibition “Fragments of Identity: Costume”, a lecture was held on the topic “The Gold Thread and Gold Cord Embroidery of the Armenian Costume.” The People’s Master of the Republic of Armenia Lusine Mkhitaryan made a report and presented the method of receiving gold thread and its different […]

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Valuable collection, excavated from the Shengavit site

On March 24, the History Museum of Armenia hosted Phoenix Sardaryan and  Artashes Sargsyan, who donated the valuable collection, excavated from the Shengavit site by the merited archaeologist Sandro Sardaryan. These unique finds of 170 items (statuettes of stone and clay, bronze ornaments, tools of bone and obsidian, fibulas, etc.) will help re-evaluate the unique heritage […]

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Meeting with the defenders of Taghavard village

On January 26, 2021, the History Museum of Armenia received volunteers, who defended the village of Taghavard in Artsakh. During the war, they managed to construct defensive fortifications similar to hazarashen, roof-covers, built without metal structures, which are so durable that they do not collapse even in case of using great force. At the meeting, the guys […]

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Republic of Artsakh: parallels from the past to the future

On October 31, at the History Museum of Armeniat, Doctor of Historical Sciences Ashot Nersisyan, Professor of YSU Chair of Armenian History, delivered a lecture at the “Honour and Right” Hall, which exhibits the victorious swords of Armenian military leaders. The topic of the lecture was very actual, dedicated to the present-day heroical battles of […]

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Honour and Right

On October 25, we had the honour of receiving a symbolic sword from the hand of Major-General Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan, one of the victorious generals of our time, the hero of Artsakh and legendary commander. Another sword given to the general by his military friend was added to the Armenian generals’ victorious swords displayed at the […]