Fig heaven: Vazashen village

Fig heaven: Vazashen village 2 March 2021 By Knar Babayan Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read Once famous for its vineyards, the grape fields of Vazashen were left across the border after the 1990s war. Nowadays, the people of Vazashen have to be satisfied by their home yards.  Almost everything grows here, but the…

Seven-year-old love story: Vanand

Seven-year-old love story: Vanand 19 February 2021 By Nane Vardanyan, Photos by: Knar Babayan & COAF’s archive 3 min read There are over 850 villages in Armenia. Getting to know each of them is learning about a new culture, history, people, and problems. It also means discovering fascinating places which one can hardly find on…

The United Kingdom of Marts

The United Kingdom of Marts 25 January 2021 By Knar Babayan Photos by: Knar Babayan 4 min read They have the most delicious barbecue, but pig breeding has slumped after the last cholera pandemic. They are known as Russian-speakers, but few speak the language nowadays. They count the inhabited houses not by the smoke coming…