French-Armenian cultural figures address the French parliament and government


2012-01-23 17:10:29  |   |   Culture | 645   
French cultural figures of Armenian origin have sent a letter-message to the French parliament, government and political parties encouraging them to pass the bill criminalizing the denial of

Photo exhibition


2012-01-23 14:00:41  | Armenia  |   Culture | 534   
We have a great news to share with you all. We've been receiving regular requests from many people for extending our Photo Exhibition for more days. Considering the

The Balian Family and Ottoman Architecture


2012-01-18 11:56:17  |   |   New Books | 384   
The Balian family dominated Ottoman architecture for much of the 18th and 19th centuries. A recent work by Pascal Carmont maintains that "For two centuries, this family created

IndiaThrough the Armenian lens


2012-01-17 15:59:25  | Armenia  |   Culture | 615   
Within the framework of celebrations of 63rd Republic Day of India (26th January) Indo-Armenian Friendship NGO in collaboration with the Embassy of India in Armenia has decided to organize

Eurovision International Song Contest have changed procedures of voting


2012-01-17 12:13:24  | Afghanistan  |   Culture | 427   
The organizers of the Eurovision International Song Contest have changed procedures of voting, the Azerbaijani news agency APA reported. That beginning this year, the voting will take place

Bako Sahakyan took part at a solemn ceremony of opening in Los Angeles the first Armenian theater “Shant”


2011-11-26 12:46:18  |   |   Culture | 501   
On 25 November President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan took part at a solemn ceremony of opening in Los Angeles the first Armenian theater “Shant”.

Sylvie Vartan: "Yes I'm Armenian side of my father"


2011-11-24 09:51:04  |   |   Culture | 477   
French pop star Sylvie Vartan said for the first time on television her Armenian descent by her father Georges Vartan, former press officer at Embassy of France in Sofia.

Zoryan Announces New Book that Sets Post-WWI Ottoman Trials in Their Historical and Legal Context


2011-11-22 09:48:02  |   |   New Books | 413   
In the aftermath of its disastrous defeat in WWI, Ottoman Turkey had to face the wartime crime of the destruction of its Armenian population. An inquiry commissioned by the

In connection with the death of honored Armenian and NKR popular actress Nvard Asatryan Bako Sahakyan sent a condolence letter to her family


2011-11-16 15:34:59  |   |   Culture | 487   
In connection with the death of honored Armenian and NKR popular actress Nvard Asatryan Bako Sahakyan sent a condolence letter to her family. The letter runs as follows: “I

OSCE Office supports publication on democratic control of the armed forces in Armenia


2011-11-14 14:00:44  | Armenia  |   New Books | 325   
A compilation of articles on the OSCE Code of Conduct on Politico-Military Aspects of Security, its history and political context, and the experience of Armenia and other countries in

Presentation of the publication on the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces in Armenia


2011-11-11 12:53:33  | Armenia  |   New Books | 346   
The volume entitled "Armenia and Democratic Control of the Armed Forces: Analysis and Perspectives" will be presented to the public on November 14, Monday. The publication is a collection

Dr. George Bournoutian interview about new publication "The 1823 Russian Survey of Karabagh Province"


2011-11-05 08:25:28  |   |   New Books | 698   


Norayr Kasper, CSC, Wins the Golden Orange Award for Best Cinematography for the Feature Film ZENNE DANCER at the Antalya International Film Festival


2011-10-28 12:47:47  |   |   Culture | 466   
ZENNE DANCER, a groundbreaking Turkish indie feature film, won five awards at the largest film festival in Turkey. Norayr Kasper, a Canadian cinematographer of Armenian descent, was awarded

Exhibition of Sergei Parajanov’s works held in Sao Paulo


2011-10-25 13:33:46  |   |   Culture | 484   
An exhibition of applied art works by the distinguished Armenian film director Sergei Parajanov opened on October 22 within the framework of the 35th International Film Festival in Sao

LA's Biggest Peace Concert of the Year


2011-10-20 10:53:53  |   |   Culture | 426   
Artists for Peace (AFP) announced the countdown to the largest peace event of the year set to take place on November 1, 2011 at the Gibson Amphithatre at Universal

One Life, Three Cultures: An Iranian-Armenian Odyssey


A new autobiography by Elma Hovanessian, published by Taderon Press, London
2011-10-18 22:41:24  |   |   New Books | 375   
By Nora Vosbigian (London18Oct11) Elma Hovanessian decided to write her memoirs after the success of her first book, Under the Blue Dome. Whenever she gave book presentations people were

COAF and Levon Galchian Studio Celebrate Art through Accomplishment 2011 Crafts Exhibition Fair


2011-10-18 16:03:47  | Armenia  |   Culture | 648   
The Children of Armenia Fund (COAF) and Levon Galchian Studio Arts & Crafts Center held the Accomplishment 2011 Crafts Exhibition Fair, exhibiting the artworks crafted by rural children of

The Austrian Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia has the pleasure to invite you to a Concert of Julia Malischnig


2011-10-16 12:52:27  | Armenia  |   Culture | 512   
The Austrian Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia has the pleasure to invite you to a Concert of Julia Malischnig, renowned Austrian concert guitarist, composer and singer on Thursday, 27

The concert of Latin-American music will take place on October 14 in Yerevan


2011-10-04 13:51:51  | Armenia  |   Culture | 452   
The concert of Latin-American music will take place on October 14. Brazil's, Peru's and Argentine's rhythms will sound by the performance of guitar player Fabiano Borges. In the frames

"Web Apricot" pan-Armenian film festival will be launched on November 15


2011-09-30 18:48:03  | Armenia  |   Culture | 462   
Golden Apricot International Film Festival and Webtv.am Internet Channel established WebApricot pan-Armenian film festival. It will be launched on November 15 and will end on December 15. The films

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