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Sochi - A popular resort in [[Russia]] with a subtropical climate and a famous health spa, it is situated on the Black Sea's eastern coast beneath the dramatic Caucasus Mountains. There is a population of Armenians, and [[Hamshen Armenians]] in the town and area.
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Sochi - A popular resort in [[Russia]] with a subtropical climate and a famous health spa, it is situated on the Black Sea's eastern coast beneath the dramatic Caucasus Mountains. The city has been selected to be the host of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in [[2014]].  
  
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There is a population of [[Armenians]], and [[Hamshen Armenians]] in the town and area. Armenians were present in Sochi area since [[1882]]. As for now Armenians constitute up to one fifth of the city population and are the largest minority. They actively participate in Sochi's social, political and cultural life.
SOCHI MUSEUM REPLENISHED WITH WORKS OF ARMENIAN ART
 
  
Pan Armenian News
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In September [[2005]] an exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts has been opened in the Sochi art museum. As , Yerkramas, the newspaper of Armenians of Russia reported, most of the exhibits were from private collections and a part of them were presented to the museum.  
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/PanARMENIAN.Net/ The exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts opened in the Sochi art museum, Yerkramas, the newspaper of Armenians of Russia reported. Most of the exhibits are from private collections and a part of them has been already presented to the museum. The works are remarkable for bright national coloring and maintain the traditions of the Armenian art. Besides, unique carpets, three of which were woven in the 18-th century and one at the beginning of the 20-th, are displayed. The art workers rate the opening of the exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts as an eminent event. They confess that such generous gifts are given too rarely.  
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The works were remarkable for bright national coloring and maintained the traditions of the Armenian art. Besides, unique carpets, three of which were woven in the 18-th century and one at the beginning of the 20-th, were displayed. The art workers rated the opening of the exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts as an eminent event. They confessed that such generous gifts are given too rarely.  
  
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*''SOCHI MUSEUM REPLENISHED WITH WORKS OF ARMENIAN ART'', Pan Armenian News, September 19, 2008

Revision as of 14:53, 31 January 2009

Sochi - A popular resort in Russia with a subtropical climate and a famous health spa, it is situated on the Black Sea's eastern coast beneath the dramatic Caucasus Mountains. The city has been selected to be the host of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in 2014.

There is a population of Armenians, and Hamshen Armenians in the town and area. Armenians were present in Sochi area since 1882. As for now Armenians constitute up to one fifth of the city population and are the largest minority. They actively participate in Sochi's social, political and cultural life.

In September 2005 an exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts has been opened in the Sochi art museum. As , Yerkramas, the newspaper of Armenians of Russia reported, most of the exhibits were from private collections and a part of them were presented to the museum.

The works were remarkable for bright national coloring and maintained the traditions of the Armenian art. Besides, unique carpets, three of which were woven in the 18-th century and one at the beginning of the 20-th, were displayed. The art workers rated the opening of the exhibition of Armenian modern paintings and graphic arts as an eminent event. They confessed that such generous gifts are given too rarely.


Sources==

  • SOCHI MUSEUM REPLENISHED WITH WORKS OF ARMENIAN ART, Pan Armenian News, September 19, 2008