The Passionate team of Digital Pomegranate has given birth to a new app in an effort to try to help preserve our mother tongue. Armenian families throughout the world who are interested in such an app that provides cultural, religious components and family fundamentals will finally have what they are looking for. The App simultaneously connects the Armenian youth in a secure communication system, where no personal information is collected, so that children cannot publish personal data online.
“No matter how far they live from the motherland, how often they get to visit Armenia, and in what ways they are in touch with their compatriots, every Diasporan Armenian parent’s desire is to feed the right tools and path for their children to learn the language at the minimum, to speak and understand Armenian…Parents can trust Playland Armenia to deliver a fun and safe experience for their children while they are playing and learning in an online environment”
100 years past the Armenian Genocide, this group of people, brought together what it means to be Armenian, including elements of language, culture, church, food and family in order to preserve what was at stolen at the beginning of the 20th century when Armenians were made to leave their native soil and find new motherlands overseas. The Open Game Championship 2015 has granted the app Best Game Design 2015 award, and nominated it for Best 2D Game Award.
“Digital Pomegranate, as a team founded by Diasporan Armenians in Gyumri, Armenia, has come up with its own way to pay tribute to the victims and do something that the Diaspora will benefit from. Our creative and young team wants to leave a legacy to the future generations to stay connected and stay Armenian. We are calling it “Playland Armenia” because we are the # 1 online playground for Armenian children around the world.”
What does Playland Armenia have to offer?
A free platform that contains over 15 games teaching Eastern and Western Armenian languages, cultural elements, and simple logic exercises, like chess and crosswords, is accessible for everyone to download and become members of Playland Armenia’s virtual community. From designing their own Armenian carpets to going shopping, and making food by recipes, children are gaining a priceless experience of being and acting Armenian.
By learning their mother tongue, the children get coins which they can use to buy new characters, decorate their houses, invite friends and shop for different items.
The command of Armenian language (especially writing skills) is a real problem for effective and active communication between Armenian children living in different parts of the world. To make sure we give everyone equal opportunities to stay connected we have built the automatically translatable chat system. The users can select their default language and send and receive messages in that language. We provide and show Armenian equivalents to all pre-built messages and phrases.
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