Category Archives: Armenia

Mount Ararat in Ridley Road Market.

The world comes together in colourful Ridley Road Market, on Dalston’s Kingsland Road in East London. There’s a great stop to be made at tiny ‘Ararat Bakery’, where the freshly baked nans are lifted straight from the rotating oven into your … Continue reading

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Armenia in the European Song Contest 2015

Armenia will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria on 23 May 2o15. Their entry was chosen through an internal selection, organised by the Armenian broadcaster Public Television of Armenia(AMPTV). The nation will be represented by the song “Face The … Continue reading

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Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, Armenian Philanthropist

Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian (23 March 1869 – 20 July 1955) was an Armenian national born near Istanbul who worked in Britain. He became a British citizen, lived in France and settled in Portugal. He played a major role in making the petroleum reserves … Continue reading

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Armenian Memorial 2015

2015 is the 100th Anniversary around the globe of World War I. Though marked annually there are special  events around London in 2015 to acknowledge this centenary. And the Armenian people have their own special grief to bear. The Armenian memorial events included … Continue reading

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Armenians at play. Check-Mate

Armenian people have a great affinity with chess.  A country of just three million people, Armenia today is considered one of the world’s strongest chess nations.  The game is even a compulsory subject in the national school curriculum,  for boys and … Continue reading

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Armenian Sunday School in West London

The K Taha Armenian community school of London operates from the premises of Twyford Church of England School, in Twyford Crescent, West London.  The school provides an inclusive education to promote a better knowledge of the Armenian language. Its aim and aspiration is … Continue reading

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Armenian Churches in London

In matters of religion,  up to 95% of Armenians follow Christianity.  Armenia has its own church, The Armenian Apostolic Church, of which most Armenians are members. The Armenian Apostolic Church is the world’s oldest national church. It is part of Oriental Orthodoxy and … Continue reading

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