Sochi - A popular resort 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.
SOCHI MUSEUM REPLENISHED WITH WORKS OF ARMENIAN ART
Pan Armenian News 19.09.2005 03:43
/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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