Armenia’s first Museum of Illusions to open in Gyumri

Armenia’s first Museum of Illusions will open in the northern town of Gyumri on July 6, the Museum said Wednesday, June 29. Some 50 exhibits based on physics, mathematics and psychology will be showcased at the museum, where visitors will get to see and interact with “magical” rooms. “We had the idea of creating a […]

New postage stamp featuring Ardem Patapoutian released

On June 14th, 2022, a postage stamp dedicated to the theme “World famous Armenians. Ardem Patapoutian” has been put into circulation. The stamp depicts Ardem Patapoutian, the famous molecular biologist, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with David Julius for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch in 2021. […]

Moscow Stock Exchange to Start Trading in Armenian drams

The Moscow Stock Exchange announced that starting June 27, it will begin trading in the foreign exchange market with the Uzbek sum, Armenian dram and South African rand. This step will create new incentives to expand the trading opportunities of professional market participants, their customers – including subjects of foreign economic activity. Trading participants and […]

USAID to Provide $120 Million Grant to Armenia

Under a cooperation development agreement between Armenia and the USA, approved today by the Armenian government for signing, Washington will provide a $120 million grant to Armenia. The grant program aims to assist Armenia in the process of reforms targeted at strengthening democracy and economic stability. The USAID investment to achieve the objectives totals $120,000,000, […]

The fourth edition of the Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) is now open for applications

The Entrepreneurship and Product Innovation Center (EPIC) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) have announced that Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) 2022 applications are now open. EWC is one of the world’s largest and most diverse pitch competitions and entrepreneurship support programs for emerging entrepreneurs. Since its launch in 2019, EWC has supported more than […]

Armenian Book Corner in the Netherlands

A corner of Armenian books has been opened in the city library of Amstelveen, the Netherlands. On June 13, Ambassador Tigran Balayan visited the city, met with Mayor Tjapko Poppens and member of the city council Tavros Aslanian. The possibilities of decentralized cooperation and issues related to the activities of the Armenian community of Amstelveen […]

Science And Business Days 2022 Conference Launched In Yerevan

From June 13 to 17, 2022, RA Ministry of Economy is holding «Science and Business Days» scientific conference in Yerevan, aimed at discovering opportunities for the improvement of science and entrepreneurship alliance, as well as the commercialization of research. World-renowned Armenian scientists Ardem Patapoutian, Ruben Enikolopov, Georgi Derluguian, Garik Israelyan, Davit Baghdasaryan, Marie Lou Papazian […]

Bulgaria’s newest Armenian church serves first mass

On Sunday, June 12 the first mass was served in the newly built Surb Astvatsatsin Armenian church in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia.Father Gusan Hadavyan, the spiritual leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Sofia, served the mass in the church, the construction of which had begun in 2006. The church was built thanks to […]