(This is about Moscow Cinema in Yerevan / Yerevan Cinema.)
Are you looking for a nice place in Yerevan, Armenia for watching fresh movies and spending memorable time with family, friends or your beloved one? Then, the best place for you to visit is the Moscow Cinema in Yerevan!
Take a brief look at what Cinema Moscow in Yerevan is and what they offer you!
Basic information about Moscow Cinema Yerevan
Moscow Cinema Yerevan, also known as Yerevan Cinema, is a cinema in the center of Yerevan where they can watch upcoming movies around the world as well as Armenian films sometimes.
How to get to Yerevan Cinema?
Moscow Cinema Yerevan is located at “Charles Aznavour Square”, adjacent to one of the Yerevan’s central streets, Abovyan street, 18, just 500 meters away from Republic Square Yerevan. You can walk to the cinema from the Republic Square by spending around 5-10 minutes.
The square in front of the cinema was named after Charles Aznavour in 2001 as part of the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Armenian independence.
History of this Yerevan Cinema
Cinema Moscow building, designed by G. Kochar and T. Yerkanyan, is considered to be an integral part of spectacular old Yerevan architecture.
Its opening ceremony took place in 1936 with the screening of the first Armenian sound movie ‘’Pepo’’.
It is hard for modern Yerevan people to imagine that once there used to be Saint Paul and Peter Church at the place of this building as well as used to be a mosque instead of the Union of Artists around there.
Structure of Moscow Cinema Yerevan
In fact, the building was rebuilt several times.
Its facade is decorated with original ornaments on traditional Armenian themes, symbolic sculptures and scenes from widely-known Soviet films “Pepo”, “Davit Bek”, “Sayat-Nova” and others.
The cinema is composed of four halls – the “Red Hall” ( with 491 places ), small “Blue Hall” ( with 352 places ), VIP hall ( with 35 seats ) and an outdoor summer room ( currently under-construction ). All of them are equipped with modern technics including Dolby Digital sound systems. There is also a 3D hall.
At the main entrance to the Moscow cinema, there is the “Avenue of Stars” where you can see engraved names of four famous persons who are enlisted on the world film catalogue. They are Ruben Mamoulian, Hamo Beknazaryan, Henry Verney and Sergey Parajanov.
There are also a fountain and various interesting statues as well as constructions near the cinema.
Things to know when visiting Moscow Cinema Yerevan
Basic Rules at Yerevan Cinema
Some information that would make your experience more enjoyable
Events at Moscow Cinema Yerevan
In parallel with screening films, the Yerevan cinema organizes various events and festivals as well.
Those, for example, include worldly known International Film Festival, “Golden Apricot Yerevan ” (held in Yerevan every year since 2004) , “British Film Festival”, “Rolan International Film Festival”, “ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival of Yerevan”, as well as screenings of various Japanese, Korean, Indian, European and other films.
Moreover, there are numerous events organized by different embassies in Armenia. In addition to film screenings, different exhibitions are held in the waiting hall of the cinema.
Easy to get tickets for the Yerevan cinema
Since December 2014, the cinema Moscow in collaboration with cultural portal, cult.am, has begun to implement online ticket booking.
In addition, in 2015, it renewed the screens of big halls, developed a new logo and corporate style of the cinema, also launched a new official website.
Now, come visit Moscow Cinema Yerevan!
So, you can guess that the Moscow Cinema, Yerevan, being the oldest cinema house in Yerevan, Armenia and located right in the heart of the capital city with its fabulous building including a huge number of halls running movies of different types as well as genres for both children and adults, can easily become a favorite place for you!
Especially if you take into account the aspects of the cinema location in the city center, being close to all the sights and the cheap costs of both movie tickets and nearby cafes, it should be on your visit list.
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You will be very welcome to come and enjoy your favorite movies, fresh ones here or of course, Armenian films in Moscow Cinema Yerevan.
The Moscow Cinema is known for preserving the history of decades and it is very much committed to beautiful traditions, thereby it can always be found in progressive stage, ready to face nowadays challenges of a fast changing movies world and its demands.
Their official website > www.moscowcinema.com