Building bridges to Anna’s big dreams

Building bridges to Anna’s big dreams 4 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read She believes the most efficient education is constant self-learning. Meet Anna Beglaryan, 17, a COAF SMART Marketing student who lives in Dsegh, one of the most rustic villages of the Lori Province. She is a true…

A good workout a day keeps the doctor away!

A good workout a day keeps the doctor away! 1 July 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read How have you been keeping your twenty-first-century bodies fit this quarantine? One of the challenges the people of the world have faced this year is keeping ourselves physically active and fit, with the…

Valerik 2*. The lord of anthropomorphs

Valerik 2*. The lord of anthropomorphs 30 June 2020 By Knar Babayan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Vahrad Melikjanyan, 26, an artist from the city of Vanadzor, seems to be a character from his own paintings and robot sculptures. He does not even deny it. Vahrad is convinced that each artist subconsciously puts…

A tourism info center with a coffee-to-go

A tourism info center with a coffee-to-go 11 June 2020 By Nane Vardanyan 3 min read Summer is here, and it has us dreaming of a most cherished vacation. Did you have any travel plans that were canceled this year? For summer 2020, the high tourism season, the situation is different, and we have to…

3 useful things Lilit did in quarantine

3 useful things Lilit did in quarantine 30 April 2020 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Hobbies differ depending on the environment. Youngsters living in rural communities have the privilege of being close to nature and understanding its philosophy. Speaking of which, sowing plant seeds and following the process of its…

Migration from city to village

Migration from city to village 19 March 2020 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by Knar Babayan 4 min read Roosters’ “Cuckodoodle doo!” in the morning, fresh air, and the sound of silence – a few luxuries of Armenian village life, yet unfamiliar to many urban citizens. People living most of their lives in the country might not…