ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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The eighth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 Convention

With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries...

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Launch of “Calligraphy Workshop at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts” Project

Ahead of its opening, the Cafesjian Center for the Arts announces the launch of “Calligraphy Workshop at the Cafesjian Center for the...

MODERN HOLIDAYS

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Modern holidays are considered to be the ones created during the Soviet և independence period. The New Year holidays have practically no mass reaction. Some of the rituals and ceremonies are not known to the population, և people mainly have the status of spectators instead of participants. These are conventionally divided into the following subgroups:
State and public holidays և Remembrance days.
RA Constitution Day is celebrated on July 5 - it is a non-working day.
Republic Day is the day of the First Republic of Armenia, it is celebrated on May 28 - it is a non-working day.
Independence Day is the holiday of the Third Republic of Armenia, it is celebrated on September 21 - it is a non-working day.
Victory և Peace Day is celebrated on May 9. The holiday symbolizes the victory of Shushi, the victory of the Soviet Union over fascism after the Soviet era. It's a non-working day.
Mother Language Day is celebrated on February 21.
The Last Bell is a holiday with the participation of high school graduates of the year, celebrated on May 25.
Knowledge և School Day is celebrated on September 1.
Children's Rights Day is celebrated on June 1.
Labor Day is celebrated on May 1, it is a non-working day, passed from the Soviet period (Labor Day).
Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, after the Soviet era.
Motherhood և Beauty Day is celebrated on April 7, corresponding to the traditional calendar of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin.
February 28 is the Day of Protection of the Rights of the Victims of the Massacres in Azerbaijan and the Deported Armenian Population.
Genocide Remembrance Day, celebrated on April 24, is a non-working day.
Earthquake Victims Day is celebrated on December 7.
Professional holidays. are dedicated to various professions, including military and civilian services. Most of the professional holidays are not included in the state calendar defined by the RA law.
Army Day is celebrated on January 28, it is a non-working day.
Yerkrapah Day is celebrated on May 8.
Teacher's Day is celebrated on October 1.
Museum Day is celebrated on May 18.
Doctors' Day.
Foreign holidays are considered foreign holidays that entered the post-independence period.
Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14.
Christmas (Christmas, according to the Catholic Church) is celebrated on December 25.