The eighth session of the General Assembly of States Parties to the 2003 Convention
With all appropriate sanitary measures due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, 250 delegates representing more than 140 countries...
Launch of “Calligraphy Workshop at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts” Project
Ahead of its opening, the Cafesjian Center for the Arts announces the launch of “Calligraphy Workshop at the Cafesjian Center for the...
Rituals of social-age status change
Rituals of change of social-age status represent the transition from one state characterizing a person’s social-biological age or from another group in the same state.
Age-related rituals represent the biological stages of a person.
Anniversary (birth) is one of the rituals introduced in the Soviet years, which celebrates a person’s birthday every year and proves his age. The main criteria for the anniversary are the giving of a gift and the extinguishing of the candles on the birthday cake.