Important news for Magic Roads

Important news for Magic Roads

Armenia Georgia

Part of the Magic Arabia group and the Tourism Connection® portfolio, one of the most well-known and appreciated DMCs by Italian tour operators and travel agencies with offices in Dubai, Oman and Jordan, today it broadens its range, thus covering in a more widespread way, with owned offices, new and emerging destinations along the Silk Road such as Armenia and Georgia.

The services offered by the DMC range from tailor-made individual trips to large incentive groups, to tours with guaranteed departures with a minimum of two participants.

Thanks to the deep knowledge of the planned destinations, an Italian speaking staff acts as a valid consultant for the success of high quality value travel. Last but not least, the privileged relationship with hoteliers and local suppliers guarantees the best value for money (www.magic-roads.com).

Armenia. Armenian writing has been included in the list of intangible cultural heritage.

Armenia. Armenian writing has been included in the list of intangible cultural heritage.

Armenia

The art of Armenian writing and its cultural interconnections constitute a centuries-old art of Armenian letter making, the rich culture of letter decoration and its various uses, as the UNESCO report has shown. Armenian writing is based on the Armenian alphabet created in 405 AD. by Mesrop Mashtots, according to the principle “a letter for a sound”. The element also stands out for its wide range of ornamental scripts, generally classified according to their shapes; knots, birds, animals, mythological or imaginary characters and creatures.

Since their invention, Armenian letters have not only performed their main function of creating written heritage, but have also been used to represent numbers, encrypted languages. Always, the letters are also used in crafts.

The art of Armenian writing has penetrated almost all layers of society, especially popular art. It is practiced throughout the Armenian territory and is an integral part of the cultural identity of the Armenian people. Those who spread this art are artists, carpet weavers, embroiderers, sculptors, linguists, calligraphers, jewelers and others.