The problem of malnutrition of children, which is formed over years because of the insufficient protein foods which are substituted by carbohydrate foods, causes a number of physical and mental problems. A number of organizations in Armenia implement several projects to overcome these problems.
People are more likely to end up in nursing homes when they grow old if they have no daughters, a new United Nations study suggests.
The results of the study are particularly sensitive to Armenia where the number of newborn girls has been decreasing in recent years due to so-called sex selective abortions.
As a result of hostilities raging in the Middle East, particularly in Syria and Iraq, hundreds of thousands of people turned into refugees trying to seek refuge in several European countries, including Armenia, which is ranked third among countries for the number of refugees they have accepted following this latest crisis.
It seems that the houses in the village of Karaglukh (in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor province) are hidden from a downpour of rain at the foot of mountains. Trees which yield in autumn and are heavy with fruits have colored the orchards of the village. Unique and fresh apple orchards are the villagers’ main source of income.
On October 1-8, Yerevan will host the 13th High Fest international festival, under the title Museum of Senses. As many as 250 participants will arrive in the Armenian capital from 26 countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Hungary, and even Bangladesh. The opening ceremony of the festival will take place in the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (ACCEA).
Despite criticism heard from some artistic, public and even political circles regarding the decision to grant him an Honored Artist’s title, U.S.-based Armenian pop singer Armen Gondrachyan, more commonly known to his fans as Armenchik, says he takes it in its stride and invites everyone to his upcoming concert.
On the 24th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia, President Serzh Sargsyan issued decrees conferring prestigious titles on dozens of prominent individuals. Armenchik, 35, was among them.
Orchards in Khachik are full of apples and pears this year, but the Armenian border village can’t sell them. The locals blame lack of proper infrastructure for the situation that they say costs them dearly.
Red, fleshy peppers, already baked in the oven, come out, and on appearing in the hands of the women working at the production line, get cleaned, washed and transferred to the next line’s workers. Peppers are followed by egg-plants.
The heated debate over the constitutional amendments continues in Parliament. Those who oppose them continue to voice criticism that the planned changes are for the reproduction of the government, while the ruling Republican Party representatives believe that the president, who has a rich biography of a statesman and politician, after the end of his term in office, should continue to remain active in politics.