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					By Astghik Piliposyan, Diana Malyan

 Geography  History  Religion  Armenian Churches and Cross Stones  Culture
 Alphabet  National Dress (Taraz)  Kotsari dance  Music  Cuisine

Welcome to Armenia. Geography.

Armenia is here !

Welcome to Armenia. Geography. A R M E N I A

Welcome to Armenia. Geography. Total Area : 11,506 sq mi Water : 4.71 % Population: 3.5 million people A R M E N I A

Welcome to Armenia. History. A R M E N I A

Welcome to Armenia. Religion. Armenia was the first nation that adopt Christianity as a sole state religion, an event traditionally dated to AD 301. The roots of the Armenian Church go back to the first century. The official name of the Armenian Church is Armenian Apostolic Church. That’s why Armenia has a lot of beautiful and ancient churches in it’s territory. Over 93% of Armenian Christians belong to the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Armenian Churches

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

"ALL-SAVIOUR" KHATCHKAR FROM THE VILLAGE OF URTZ, 1279 NOW IN THE PRECINCTS OF ECHMIADZIN CATHEDRAL

KHATCHKAR "SIRUN KHATCH" (BEAUTIFUL CROSS) FROM LORI, DSEGH

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Religion.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Alphabet
Armenians have their own distinctive alphabet and language. The alphabet was invented in AD 405 by Saint Mesrob Mashtots and consists of 39 letters, 2 of which were added during the Cilician period. 96% of the people in the country speak Armenian, while 75.8% of the population additionally speaks Russian although English is becoming increasingly popular.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: National Dress.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Dance Kotsari.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Dance Kotsari.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcykRzdUqbA&featur e=related  Kotsari menas “nomad”, “wanderer”.  Kotsari is in an even rhythm (2/4), originally danced in a closed circle. The dance is very popular today; however, it is often danced differently from the original. There is a consistent, vicious double bounce, also referred to as tremolo. It is danced hand to shoulder and travels to the right. There are few variations which may be added to the step. It's a dance that tries to fear the viewers. At the start, it is danced by both men and women. Then, men go in front and do their figures..

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Cuisine.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Cuisine.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Music.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Music.

Welcome to Armenia. Culture: Music.


				
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