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Charles Aznavour, Enduring French-Armenian Singer of Global Fame, Dies Aged 94

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we must announce the sad news of the passing of Charles Aznavour – legendary French-Armenian singer-songwriter and actor, National Hero of Armenia and commander of France’s prestigious Officier de la Legion d’honneur. He passed peacefully today at his home in Alpilles, southeastern France, at the […]

Orphans of the Genocide – Film by Bared Maronian

Ninety Minutes of Naked Truth: London Film Premiere of Orphans of the Genocide On October 31st 2015, Hamazgayin Cultural Society, Armenian Relief Society and the Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration Committee UK presented the full length documentary film “Orphans of the Genocide” by Emmy Award winning director Bared Maronian in the packed Navasartian Hall in London. […]

Genocide in Armenian Art

Genocide in Armenian Art

Genocide in Armenian Art On the 16th of May, in London’s Navasartian Hall, took place the lecture and art exhibition of the well-known Armenian art critic: Mr. Shahen Khatchatryan- on the topic of “Genocide in Armenian Art”. The lecture and the art exhibition were dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide and were organised […]

What We Talk About When We Talk About Genocide

What We Talk About When We Talk About Genocide

Photograph by Paul Salopek Eight-hundred-year-old laments: a church fresco in the proto-Armenian capital of Ani, Turkey.   What We Talk About When We Talk About Genocide   by Paul Salopek   Ani, Turkey 40°30’41” N, 43°34’06” E   “It was a—how do you call it in English?—a genocide? Yes? It was a genocide,” says Murat […]

A Rare Interview with Maestro Ruben Aharonian touring UK with Borodin String Quartet

A Rare Interview with Maestro Ruben Aharonian touring UK with Borodin String Quartet

In Search of Past Time: A Rare Interview with Maestro Ruben Aharonian touring UK with Borodin String Quartet   Ruben Aharonian is Armenian award winning virtuoso violinist, currently the first violin and the leader of Borodin String Quartet from Moscow, one of the oldest and the most demanded quartets in the world founded in 1945. […]

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18-25th Aug 2014

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18 – 25 Aug Dear Friends, this year the Moscow Armenian Theatre will take part in Edinburgh Fringe Festival 18-25 Aug with performance “The Human Voice” by following address: Spotlites @ The Merchant’s Hall Venue 278, 22 Hanover St. at 5.45 pm. We’ll be very glad if you’ll distribute this information, […]

Mapping Memories in Yerevan

Mapping Memories in Yerevan   The Franco-Hungarian visual artist Anna Ádám and the Swedish-American dancer-choreographer Sally O’Neill have this summer been invited by the Armenian Art and Cultural Studies Laboratory, directed by Susanna Gyulamiryan, to conduct a visual- and performing art project, titled Mapping Memories. During their six week long stay in Yerevan, they will […]

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Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you!

Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you! LET US BRING EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2015 TO ARMENIA, WHAT A TRIUMPH IT WOULD BE FOR OUR NATION IN SUCH A SIGNIFICANT ANNIVERSARY YEAR… Armenia has stormed into Eurovision Song Contest this year with talented singer and songwriter Aram Sargsyan, alias Aram Mp3. […]

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art   Hrach Arslanyan is an artist and instructor of Armenian descent who is engaged in reviving “murassa,” a traditional Ottoman art that was forgotten for almost five centuries, Today’s Zaman reports. Murassa is an art which involves the decoration of metal objects with precious stones. Arslanyan focuses […]

6 Armenian films to be screened at New York festival

6 Armenian films to be screened at New York festival February 25, 13:14 The Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival will be held, from March 14 to 20, in New York City. Six Armenian production, or subject matter, films also will be screened at the non-profit event. Renowned French-Armenian actress Nora Armani is founder of the […]

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity”

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” 12:30 13.12.2013 On 12 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in Paris at the presentation of Montserrat Caballé’s “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” album, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President reported. In his speech […]

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult?

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult? By Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 13, 2013 WASHINGTON — A rug woven long ago by Armenian orphans is presenting the White House with a tough political knot. Dozens of lawmakers from California and other states with large Armenian-American populations want the rug put on public […]

Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair

Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair 14:45 18.11.2013   An Armenian memorial coin dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Armenian printing won the first prize at the Vicenza Numismatica 10th international fair in Italy, Press Service of the Central Bank of Armenia informed Public Radio of Armenia. The international […]

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