MINISTRY OF CULTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA
"SERVICE FOR THE PROTECTION OF HISTORICAL ENVIRONMENT
AND CULTURAL MUSEUM RESERVATIONS"
Non Commercial State Organization

UNIQUE THINGS HAVE BEEN FOUND DURING TSMAKAHOGH’S HOLY STEPANOS EXCAVATIONS

19848989_1086375691494902_1273565352_n From June 2017 excavations have been implemented in the territory of Martakert region’s Tsmakahogh village’s Holy Stepanos church. Hamlet Petrosyan is the head of the archaeological expedition. Excavations are held in Tsmakahogh village’s Holy Stepanos tomb, on which a church and a chapel are placed. Archaeologists believe they are unique in Atsakh. Hamlet Petrosyan says the ...

EXHIBITION DEVOTED TO THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF AYVAZOVKI’S BIRTH

01 An exhibition named “Born as a mortal, leaving immortal memory” was opened in “Zvartnoc” historical-cultural museum-reserve devoted to the 200th anniversary of Hovhannes Ayvazovski’s birth. The reprintings of the famous canvases (“The ninth wave”, “The black sea”, “The beach”) were demonstrated. The guides told the biography of Hovhannes Ayvazovski in English, Russian and Armenian, giving some ...

PUPILS OF “MUSH” STUDIO WERE IN GARNI

01 A pleasant surprise was waiting for the visitors of “Garni” cultural-museum-reserve. The pupils of “Mush” music studio performed in “Garni”. A cultural, beautiful atmosphere guided in the territory of the monument for the foreigners and inhabitants who had come to see the temple. The pupils of the 20-year-old studio performed “Armenia”, “Ararat”, “Erevan”, “Shirkhani”, “Armenian army”, ...

THE FOUNDATIONS OF MEGHRECOC HOLY SAVIOR CHURCH HAVE BEEN OPENED

DSC02811 Excavations were held in the territory of Shushi’s Holy Savior church from May 10 to June 5 by the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Artsakh’s “Protection Service” NCSO’s archaeological expedition. The head of the expedition, deputy director of NCSO Njdeh Eranyan mentioned that as a result of the expedition the basis of the ...

THE SCULPTURES OF ZVARTNOC

01 The outer adorning of Zvartnoc temple is rich with many examples of decorative patterns. Floral, animal, geometrical as well as secular and spiritual types of ornaments have been used here. The sculptures of the supporters and masters of the temple are placed in the triangular space between the temple’s window bows. Out of 32 sculptures ...