Stories through the world of imagesPhoto credit: Norayr Kasper, "I Will Talk to You About Time." Fotoistanbul 2015.
From 2018 to 1918: Traversing through time in Tiflis For centuries, Georgia (the country, not the U.S state) held a special place in the hearts of many Armenians. Her capital, Tbilisi (or “Tiflis” as it’s known to Armenians), was, not too long ago, a major center of Armenian cosmopolitan life, where Eastern Armenian culture, literature, and political life flourished. This summer, my family and I decided to check out what’s left of her Armenian past. In just a day and a half, we too fell in this love with this enchanting city, and realized that she still has so much more to offer.
Wrestling: 8 facts you didn’t know about Armenia’s favorite sport Football (or “soccer” as it is called in the English-speaking New World) may be the most famous sport in the world, but not in Armenia. Though this foreign import is gaining traction amongst Armenians, the most popular —and successful—sport in Armenia has been and continues to be, wrestling. Kokh, the Armenian national variant, is deeply rooted in the historical and cultural landscape of the country. Here are eight exciting facts about this combat sport that has captivated Armenians throughout the centuries.