Abovian

Abovian

 

city and center of Abovian Raion, Armenian SSR, with a population of 14,000 (1968). Situated 17 km northeast of Yerevan and 1,360 m above sea level, Abovian has a railroad station on the Yerevan-Sevan line. The city has a radio engineering industry, and plants for semiconductor devices and biochemical preparations are under construction (according to the data of 1969). Other industries include a furniture factory, a plant for reinforced concrete structures, and an enterprise for construction components. Abovian’s meat-and-dairy and vegetable-growing sovkhoz supplies Yerevan with produce and vegetables. The city, founded in 1963 on the site of the settlement Elar, was named after the Armenian writer and enlightener Kh. Abovian. The resort Arzni is located 6 km from Abovian

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The facility will be under the management of eight municipalities of Hrazdan, Abovian, Charentsavan, Tsakhkadzor, Byureghavan, Yeghvard, Nor Hachn and Sevan.
Viewers looking for more classical artworks will appreciate the works of Jansem, Marat Margarian, Mher Mansurian and Ruben Abovian, among others in this comprehensive collection.
We have carried this pain for 91 years,'' said Vahe Abovian, project director for Journey for Humanity.
Abovian, 29, has taken a leave of absence from his job as deacon of the Western Dioceses of the Armenian Church and has sent his wife and two daughters to Armenia to reduce his expenses so he can afford his five-month trip.
It is personal to me as an Armenian, but the issue of genocide is too big to be trademarked as an Armenian or a Jewish issue,'' Abovian said.
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A collection of 52 paintings by Ruben Abovian, Tigran Barkhanajian, Aramazd Petrosian and Avetis Khachatrian are on display.
It is as though Abovian tried to represent motion, as though his characters were moving inside the canvas.
Later the mobile eye hospital will stop in Yeghvard, in Abovian, in Charentsavan and in Hrazdan.
The show gathers paintings by 15 artists, including Gabriel Manoukian (aka Gabo), Ruben Abovian, Sarkis Hamalbashian and Tigran Matulian.