Four Armenians were among 7,000 mentally
impaired athletes who recently participated
in the Special Olympics in Dublin, Ireland.
The games were held June 21-29, with 159
countries entered including Armenia's first-ever
About 14 years ago, Soviet authorities decided
to create an open-air museum in Echmiadzin
with replicas of famous Armenian churches
and monasteries. Since, 12 miniatures have
been an attraction in the city square.
Pollen Nation: The
Lori region offers health in the air
Mkrtchyan ArmeniaNow reporter
The four-hour journey from Yerevan is hardly
noticed when a traveler reaches the Lori
region. The final pass is through a one-kilometer
long tunnel from which is entered evergreen
forests and the beauty that produced the
great novelist, Pushkin.
The National Chamber Orchestra made a
tour of Karabakh last weekend, including an open-air
performance at the College of Applied Sciences in Shushi.
THe Orchestra is back from a recent tour of Moscow and