24 / June / 2017


Lucky Breaks: A Visit to Yereruyk, Talin and Dashtadem
BY ACHOD PAPASIAN Achod Papasian, an "Asbarez" columnist about Armenian architecture and his long trip to Armenia. "One day, I was hanging out at my friend Siuneh’s and found a book dedicated to Armenian architecture in her library. As I leafed through the pages, I came across the Yereruyk and Talin cathedrals—two jewels of medieval Armenian art I had never visited. When the desire to see an Armenian church is stuck in my mind, it becomes my resolve to fulfill it. The evening befo...
2017-06-22 13:20:50
Artsakh small aviation: First steps taken (Photos)
The Artsakh Air Fest air festival was held on June 17, in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR), for the first time. Armenian was on hand at the event. The main objective of this festival was to promote tourism development in Artsakh, raise awareness of its small aviation potential, youth involvement, and stimulate interest in business projects. Numerous foreign tourists also were among the guests of this festival. Small flights were conducted between NKR capit...
2017-06-19 14:03:44
Trump listened to Armenian choir at Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Photo)
U.S. President Donald Trump was welcomed by Archbishop Sevan Gharibian and Samuel Aghoyan, the superior of the Armenian Church at the Sepulchre, during his visit to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Fr. Koryun Baghdasarian, Head of the Office of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on Monday told the aforementioned to Armenian, adding that he was also present during the visit. “The U.S. leader listened to the performance of the Armenian choir and bowed his head. The presi...
2017-05-22 19:34:50
Armenian choir to perform during Trump visit to Church of the Holy Sepulchre in ...
An Armenian choir will perform at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, for US President Donald Trump, who is in Israel on an official visit for the first time. Fr. Koryun Baghdasarian, Head of the Office of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem, on Monday told the aforementioned to Armenian “The [Armenian] Holy Patriarch [of Jerusalem] is currently attending Donald Trump’s welcoming ceremony at the airport,” he said. “Subsequently, the Greek and Armenian pat...
2017-05-22 15:56:30
Angela Sarafyan, Oscar Isaac technically gotten married by Armenian priest (Photo)
Angela Sarafyan, who plays the role of Maral in The Promise, a new movie about Armenian Genocide, has revealed an unknown fact about this film. It turns out that she and Oscar Isaac, who plays Mikayel in the movie, were technically gotten married in Spain. The actress posted some footage and photos on her Instagram account and wrote as follows: “The priest on the set of @thepromisefilm was a real Armenian priest from Armenia that happened to live in Spain. Etchmiadzin, one of the oldest c...
2017-05-03 14:37:35
World-famous opera stars to perform in Yerevan, Armenia
The First International Yerevan Opera Fest is set to be held in Yerevan on 27-30 April. As the Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan informed, on the days of the opera fest – 27, 28 and 30 April – world-famous opera stars will hold concerts on the stage of the Opera Theatre, performing the best opera works. On April 27, Hasmik Grigoryan (soprano), Stephen Costello (tenor), Rodion Pogossov (baritone) will perform togethe...
2017-04-19 20:00:00
Armenian dance group wins competition in Germany
On 8 April, the Anoush Armenian Dance Group of the Armenian compatriotic union in Munich participated in a competition for Germany’s qualified dance groups and won the first prize after scoring 90.3 points. During the folk dances part of the competition, one of the dancers, 15-year-old Meline Hubakh performed a solo dance to Sayat-Nova’s song “Nazani”. As the dance group’s founding dance instructor and artistic director Anoush Chakhalyan told Hayern Aysor, the dan...
2017-04-19 19:58:00
Pejmanfar: We are ready to assist in cultural cooperation with Armenia
Armenian Ambassador Artashes Tumanyan met with Nasrollah Pejmanfar, the head of Iran’s Islamic Consultative Assembly (Parliament) Committee on Culture. Pejmanfar noted that the historical and cultural similarities between the Armenian and the Iranian peoples are a solid basis for the development of relations between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia informed Armenian Also, he stressed that the aforementioned parliamentary committee stands ready to...
2017-04-19 19:48:00
Armenia to mark International Day for Monuments and Sites
As reported earlier, April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day). This day will be marked also in Armenia, and under the slogan, “Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism of Armenia,” the Ministry of Culture informed in a statement. In this connection, the ministry will hold various events both in Armenia and in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR). The objective of these events is to enable the public to yet again connect with cu...
2017-04-19 19:35:00
9th international festival Renaissance kicks off in Armenia’s Gyumri
The 9th international competition-festival Renaissance will kick off in Gyumri—the second largest city of Armenia—on Wednesday. During the meeting with journalists on Tuesday, Armenian Culture Minister Armen Amiryan underscored the importance of the festival, noting that this year the competition participants will represent 40 countries. “Visiting Armenia every year, young representatives leave, taking part of Gyumri and Armenia with them. Later they become world renowned musi...
2017-04-19 19:25:00
Following the steps of Syrian war ...
Following the steps of Syrian war ... 18-th March , at 17:00 ... Small Stage of Yerevan state Theatre after H. Paronyan
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