16:43 | May 31, 2018
25-year-old Armenian artist Arax (Alice) Sargsyan has got quite popular on Facebook over the last weeks. Hundreds of people share the link to a contest where she participates, calling on others to vote.
16:42 | April 21, 2018
Today, around 350 Armenians living in different parts of Germany, demonstrated in front of the Armenian Embassy in Germany, expressing their solidarity with anti-government protests in Armenia.
13:01 | April 20, 2018
Lilli Ghazaryan contacted Hetq, saying that police detained around ten people from the Help Systems IT company for joining the anti-Serzh Sargsyan protests now taking place in Yerevan.
15:46 | July 21, 2017
Armenia’s 6th Yengibaryan International Mime Festival kicks-off tomorrow in the resort town of Tzaghkadzor, featuring performances from troupes from Germany, France, the Czech Republic, Russia, Bangladesh and South Africa, alongside those from Armenia and Artsakh.
21:26 | May 31, 2017
The documentary is about America's humanitarian activities at times of the Armenian Genocide refugee crisis, with some rare archival footage (digitized photographs and archival documents from the Rockefeller Center).
16:04 | September 14, 2015
Two brothers, world class violinists Henrik and Hrayr Karapetyan, leave Armenia and don’t see each other for fourteen years. Here, we take a glimpse into their fascinating odyssey and eventual reunion.
14:34 | November 7, 2014
Jacqueline Sarkhoshyan, a prima ballerina at Armenia’s National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet for twenty years, has left the country to explore new artistic possibilities overseas.
11:48 | May 26, 2014
Hetq spoke with First Armenian Literary Agency owner and literary agent Arevik Ashkharoyan about the interest in Armenian authors in the international market, as well as the reaction in Armenia to not only local authors' works, but also translations of famous foreign literature.
02:21 | July 9, 2013
After attending the opening of the Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan the other day, Charles Aznavour retreated to his "house-museum" overlooking the Cascade to beat the sweltering heat in the Armenian capital.
14:57 | May 31, 2013
Alik Assatrian’s ten minute film AVLOS has been selected as the winner of the third International Festival of Non-Commercial Films “NOFI”, taking place from May 28 to June 2, 2013 in Yerevan, Armenia.
11:35 | April 17, 2013
Armenia has been in a state of unrest for the past 25 years due to the “leaders” and the press. The real hardships and complexities have always been exaggerated; they have been over exaggerated by readers of smart books.
18:31 | March 25, 2013
Raffi Hovannisian is the people’s choice and the light of God now directs him. He is now bearing a very heavy cross of responsibility. There is emptiness on the other side, a sewer clogged up with money. I’ll leave the technical aspects of resolving the issue to the experts.
11:37 | November 30, 2012
Artur Haroyan’s play “1915” premiered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 28 and is still attracting packed audiences today. I recently telephoned Artur and asked him about the reviews and audience reaction.
21:57 | November 7, 2012
Today she was on hand at the opening of her photographic and written memoir, Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World, exhibition at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (NPAK) in Yerevan.
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15:10 | October 12, 2012
As I was waiting, I flipped through the photo book “Father Land”, co-authored my Ara and his father. The rainy weather prevented me from observing the quick moving photographer who was always on the look-out for the next great photo. With that same quickness we sat down at a cafe. In his hand was a piece of paper; a ticket to the National Painting Gallery. The bag slung over his shoulder and his appearance marked Ara as a consummate photographer more interested in connecting with his surroundings, individuals and objects. From the get-go Ara stressed...
12:56 | October 11, 2012
Twenty Armenian artists from around the world have converged on the historic Artsakh town of Shushi to participate in Land and Technologies project that is a part of the Shushi Art Project.
10:26 | August 24, 2012
The door has been shut and I tried to enter through the window. All in vain. After each rejection or unanswered letter, I ask myself if I’m perhaps not worthy. Then I calm myself down
10:05 | August 30, 2011
To reach to the foot of the mountain Ara I went by bus ; there were mostly women and men over 50, they were unique. The man over 60, sitting in front of me with grey hair and a beard, was reading a book,the men sitting behind were discussing the parlament life and the grandmother with big pearl earings and made hair was insisting that it was already late to correct something.
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