It has been a year since the village of Debet in the Lori region passed from “toward the good” to “toward SMART”. The village, buried in the green from head to toe, has a modern Municipality building, street lighting, a bus stop, a library, and soon a beauty salon, boulangerie, a modern school, a kindergarten, and other businesses and infrastructure.
The older one is engaged in tailoring and dreams of becoming a programmer-chemist, while the younger one is engaged in crocheting and dreams of becoming an artist-tailor. The Poghosyan sisters are united by tennis, love of South Korean contemporary music, and engineering.
Endless plains and mountains reaching to the clouds, and ravines hanging from the fields, through which Dzoraget flows. This year-round panorama can be viewed from the balcony of almost every house in Dzoragyugh.
“Oh, wow” is probably the best expression in the Lori dialect to convey the region’s landscape in all its beauty.
When Kickboxing classes in Arteni were discontinued due to the epidemic and then moved to another community, Zohrab was most sad.
The 12-year-old Zohrab Nikolyan has been involved in professional kickboxing for three years, taking top positions in pan-Armenian and international tournaments.
Around 8 PM, if you suddenly find yourself in the playground of Vahagnadzor village and hear the children chant in unison, “Batum, Batum,” don’t be confused. You are still in Vahagnadzor village of the Lori region.
The children are just impatiently waiting for the arrival of the Yerevan-Batumi train.
The energy and spirit of 11-year-old Elen Poghosyan from the village of Shenik in Armavir are not inferior to the energy of an entire power plant. Another thing to know about Ellen is that if she puts something in her mind, it’s hard for anyone to hold her back.
Chkalov, “chka love” (in Armenian, there is no love).
This is how the people from Lori usually joke when a stranger is first accompanied to the village of Chkalov. In fact, the village is a place of love with its hospitable and hardworking people.
The warming of the days in Chkalov is directly proportional to the population growth.
On the seventh day of the 44-day war, when it was no longer safe to take refuge in the forest near Shushi, and it became impossible to provide baby food for the newborn, Mikael Ulikhanyan evacuated his big family from Shushi to Goris. Shortly afterward, they moved to Yerevan and from there to Dilijan.
Today the Ulikhanyan family of seven lives in Aghavnavank village of the Tavush region.
Hagvi, the homeland of the Armenian Calvados 1 June 2021 By Knar Babayan Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read In Hagvi village of the Lori region, their favorite berry is a blackberry and their favorite alcohol is calvados. Yes, yes, you heard right, Calvados. This is how they explain to the guests in a…
If you have been to Arevatsag (Ghachaghan), you are likely to have heard “ջրչոր եղած ղաչաղանցի” phrase that means the people of Ghachaghan are anhydrous.
Twenty-two years ago, Vanyans left Yerevan for Tsaghkaberd village of the Kashatagh region in Artsakh, without anything, empty-handed. All these years, they settled and created their own farm, but due to the recent war, they now go back to square one.
Learning to play musical instruments by herself, betting on stretching on a pole, working with a weaving hook, doing splits on a homemade rope, playing in the theater. This list goes on and on.