10:05 | December 5, 2017
Hetq continues to look at the innovative steps museums in Yerevan are using to attract new generations of visitors. This article looks at the Yervand Kochar House-Museum, the Yeghishe Charents Museum of Literature and Art, and the Museum of Printing.
13:37 | November 28, 2017
There were ten candidate countries for the six vacant positions, and Armenia was among elected ones – Italy (48 votes), Armenia (44 votes), Cambodia (43 votes), Japan (42 votes), El Salvador (39) and Egypt (32 votes).
23:23 | November 13, 2017
Nowadays, visitors to museums have different expectations than in the past. Museums should be more than just warehouses: they should be able to attract and impress visitors, especially young ones.
11:02 | November 8, 2017
As the official partner of Vienna’s Richard Wagner Conservatory, the Aram Khachaturian Competition- Cultural Foundation illegally controls the diplomas of Yerevan State Conservatory, handing them out to students who never attended its classes.
11:01 | November 8, 2017
Five of the seven jury members were either members of the board of trustees or the teaching staff at the Richard Wagner Conservatory (the official partner of the Aram Khachaturian Competition), or had been members at one time.
11:00 | November 8, 2017
Violins crafted by Antonio Stradivarius, Nicolò Gagliano, and other old-world masters were to be displayed and sold in Yerevan at an exhibition jointly organized by the Aram Khachaturian-Competition Cultural Foundation and the Del Gesu Foundation. The exhibition was a part of the 11th Aram Khachaturian International Competition.
23:11 | October 26, 2017
All my friends from the Komitas Conservatory are in Europe now. They go there to practice music. All my hopes were connected with Armenia, but now it will be very difficult to get on with a disability pension of 20,000 drams.
15:24 | October 20, 2017
Paris resident Hrair Hrachyan has donated the original manuscript of Տո˜ւր ինծի, Տէ˜ր, (Give me, Oh Lord) written by Misak Metsarents, to the Yeghishe Charents Museum in Yerevan.
21:29 | October 17, 2017
Noting that Armenians only experience Komitas once a year, on the April 24 anniversary of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, Vahe Begoyan, the artistic director of the Saghmosergou Spiritual Music male choir, said that much more needs to be done to spread the word about prominent composer, musicologist and founder of contemporary Armenian classical music.
11:00 | October 1, 2017
Nora Sourouzian is an opera singer who lives in Copenhagen. She is half Armenian, half French. She has traveled around the world to sing in international high-class operas, making acquaintances with world-renowned singers and conductors along the way.
14:50 | September 25, 2017
Shoshanik Mirzakhanyan, Director of the National Film Center of Armenia, told reporters that the agreement would further expand cooperation that now exists between the two countries in cinematography.
23:51 | September 14, 2017
The performance is based on Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa di Requiem designed and staged by Paolo Micciche', and features 3-D installations displaying Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
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