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23 / January / 2018

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Mansurian Wins Grand Prize for His ‘Requiem’
LUXEMBOURG—Armenian composer Tigran Manusrian won the Grand Prize of the International Classical Music Competition in Luxembourg for his “Requiem,” which is dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Gencode. Mansurian is also nominated for two Grammy Awards for the same composition, which he deemed an important achievement. He also expressed his gratitude to the International Classical Music competition organizers for bestowing the honor. Mansurian and his fellow Armenian Gram...
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Obituary: Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian
Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) KasbarianDec. 20, 1927 – Jan. 17, 2018 Alice Aghavni (Hamparian) Kasbarian, 90, of Teaneck, NJ died January 17, 2018 surrounded by family. Born in New York City in 1927 to Armenian Genocide survivors from Sepastia, Western Armenia, Alice was a long-time figure in the Teaneck, NJ public school system. For more than 30 years, she served as a remedial teacher of English and math and as a member of the Teaneck High School administration. Alice also served as a Kinde...
2018-01-19 14:16:41
ARF Celebrates 127th Anniversary with Capacity Audience
GLENDALE—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee marked the party’s 127th anniversary during a celebration Sunday at Glendale High School’s John Wayne Auditorium, which was filled to capacity with community members who had gathered to hear an accounting of the party’s activities from its leaders and to mark the milestone with enthusiasm and fervor. Present at the event were leaders of the four denominations of the Armenian Churches, community m...
2018-01-17 15:46:09
‘Creation of Universe: and Eve. Where is Adam?’ A New Exhibit at Fresno Armenian...
FRESNO—Meet noted artist Lucy Janjigian on the opening night reception of “Creation of the Universe: and Eve. Where is Adam?” which will take place on Friday, January 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Armenian Museum of Fresno. “Painting is my Passion,” says Lucy Janjigian, a widely traveled and noted Jerusalem-born painter and sculptor whose main focus is on Biblical themes and the trials and tribulations of humanity. She has had numerous commissions and exhibited extens...
2018-01-11 13:12:36
Azerbaijan: Outside Civilization - Book about Armenian monuments’ destruction wi...
YEREVAN. – In early 2017, the Armenian Architecture Research Foundation published the book, entitled Azerbaijan: Outside Civilization, about the fate of the Armenian historical and cultural monuments that are located in today’s Azerbaijan. The head of this foundation, monument specialist Samvel Karapetyan, informed about the aforesaid at a year-end press conference on Friday. In his words, the title of this book already bespeaks its content. As per Karapetyan, this work presents ho...
2017-12-29 17:31:26
Society for Armenian Studies Elects 2017 Executive Council Officers
FRESNO, Calif.—The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) elected its 2017 executive council officers at a meeting on Dec. 6. Bedross Der Matossian (University of Nebraska—Lincoln) was elected the new SAS President. Also elected were Vice-President Vartan Matiossian (Armenian National Education Committee, N.Y.); Secretary Khatchig Mouradian (Columbia University); Treasurer Vahe Sahakyan (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor); and advisers Alison Vacca (University of Tennessee—Knoxville...
2017-12-19 11:31:52
Armenian folk dance Kochari is added to UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage
YEREVAN. – Armenian folk dance Kochari has been put on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Artur Poghosyan, Deputy Minister of Culture of Armenia, informed the aforementioned at a press conference on Wednesday. “It happened this morning,” added Poghosyan. “The Azerbaijanis attempted to hinder, but [they] did not succeed.”
2017-12-06 13:58:27
Gevorg Avetisyan: It is necessary to transfer the national culture to the younge...
"Interview in Yelaket" and Anush Zohrabyan presenting a founder of "Fairtale's Calling" theatre Gevorg Avetisyan on the guest chair. The Q&A show host and her guest were talk about musical stageplay which were held in Armenia, June 2, as well as Armenian theatre in America. Responding to a question about the establishment of the theater, Avetisyan noted: "The theatre were founded in1993 with playing Hovhannes Toumanyan's "Dog and Cat", - adding "Evil's end", "Drop of Honey" fairytales...
2017-07-02 15:25:44
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 News-NEWS.am 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 News-NEWS.am, 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 News-NEWS.am. “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 Panormama.am, 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

Gevorg Avetisyan: It is necessary to transfer the national culture to the younger generation living ...

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Armenian and Artsakh FM's hold discussion

Fancy jewelry company to invest 90 million drams in expansion of output

EEU and Iran to sign free trade agreement in a few months

Armenia’s state food safety service to encourage orderly meat products selling stores