EVN WALKS: A Professor in Yerevan

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lucyann kerry podcast


A special podcast series featuring ordinary people walking through the streets of Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. This week’s host is AUA Professor Lucyann Kerry.

Glossary of Terms


Mher Mkrtchyan - One of the oldest streets of central Yerevan named after famous actor Mher Mkrtchyan. 

Gold Market - the main gold market in Yerevan located on Khorenatsi Street. 

Rossia Mall - a newly built shopping mall located on Tigran Mets Street. The name of the mall comes from the building located next to it, the movie theater “Rossia” (previously “Ayrarat”), an example of Soviet modern architecture. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the building was transformed into a shopping center. 

Saint Gregory the Illuminator - One of the key figures in Armenian history and  the first head of the Armenian Apostolistic Church. In 301 AD, thanks to his efforts, Armenia adopted Christianity as its state religion. 

Vernissage - a large open-air market near Republic Square. The market is famous among tourists and locals for its traditional Armenian rugs, handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, clothing, as well as musical instruments, paintings and antiquities. 


Music used in podcast: 
Goran Bregović - Ederlezi  
Reincarnation band - Sirunik Es


Recorded and produced by Arpine Haroyan.

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