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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 […]

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 […]

Love Lost and Music Won: Armenian Cellist performs the Masterpiece by Dvořák at the Sounthbank Centre in London

Love Lost and Music Won:  Armenian Cellist performs the Masterpiece by Dvořák at the Sounthbank Centre in London “This year is an important year for the Armenian people (audience is silent). I am Armenian (audience applauds). This year is the hundred year commemoration of the Armenian Genocide; one and half million Armenians were killed in […]

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland   Sisters laid red tulips near eternal flame of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex in capital Yerevan  Khloe looked emotional as they spent about 10 minutes […]

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik The Annual Charity concert of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Affiliate in the UK has become a tradition, when young Armenian artists sparkle with their bright talents in St. John’s Concert Hall in Smith Square, London. Individuals and organisations that persist in bringing young talented […]

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. […]

Take Me Seriously, I am Joking!

COMEDIAN VAHE BERBERIAN IN LONDON   “A joke is truth wrapped in a smile”, Sigmund Freud   The much loved Armenian artist, writer and comedian Vahe Berberian from Los Angeles appeared in London on the 22nd of October 2014 with his stand-up Comedy Show named “Sagain” at Navasardian Hall in West London. Tickets were sold […]

A Choir Is Born In London

A Choir Is Born In London Celebration of 145th Anniversary of Great Komitas Review by Hasmik Harutunyan Free-lance reporter London https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.850840034949296.1073741832.654415061258462&type=1 St. Yeghiche Armenian Church in London vibrated with a memorable classical concert on the 18 October 2014. Tekeyan Trust of London organised an autumnal concert of Armenian music with participation of Komitas Choir under […]

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates  Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day The hugely successful 23rd anniversary event in London was a concert with the popular and talented Armenian singer  and composer, Alla Levonian By Hasmik Harutunyan, Freelence Journalist On Saturday 20th September the British Armenian Community celebrated the 23rd Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia with a Concert […]

ԱՆՈՒՇ ՅՈՎՀԱՆՆԻՍԵԱՆ – Anush Hovhannisyan

ԱԶԳ ՕՐԱԹԵՐԹ – ՄՇԱԿՈՒՅԹ #28, 19-09-2014 Տեղադրվել է` 2014-09-18 22:26:24 (GMT +04:00) ԱՆՈՒՇ ՅՈՎՀԱՆՆԻՍԵԱՆ Ա. Կ. Կ., Լոնդոն, Սեպտեմբեր 2014 Երգի միջազգային մրցոյթում գրաւել է առաջին տեղը Մեծն Բրիտանիայի Արքայական օպերայի երգչուհի, սոպրանօ Անուշ Յովհաննիսեանը արժանացել է Շվէյցարիայի Գշտաադ (Gstaad) եւ Բերն (Bern) քաղաքներում կայացած Էրնստ Հեֆլիգերի (The Concours Suisse Ernst Haefliger) միջազգային մրցոյթի Ա. […]

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

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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 […]

OUTSTANDING CONCERT IN LONDON DEDICATED TO THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARAM KHACHATURIAN’S BIRTH

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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. […]

“Aram MP3,” the 2014 Armenian Eurovision entrant performing at Navasartian

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry On the 22nd of March 2014 at St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in London, the young Armenian composer and pianist Arpine Kalinina performed her Music dedicated to her artistic inspiration, great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents. Arpine is studying for her Master’s degree in Composition with Professor Gary Carpenter […]

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 […]

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