December 2010 Advent Radio Blog 16




Christmas Tree in Yerevan


The National Public Radio of Armenia (also known as the Voice of Armenia) left shortwave in 2006 and went to an Internet-only service. The nicely accented English, the respectful tone of ‘Welcome dear listeners. This is Yerevan’, and the stop-start strings of their sign-on tune were all a welcome addition (on 9925 and 4820 kHz). Their annual Orthodox Christmas celebrations on our Twelfth Night (6th January) was always a haunting experience. In the meantime a news bulletin in English can be heard online at: http://int.armradio.am  

There is also an interesting blog on Armenia , in English at: http://www.armeniablog.org/ 

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