14:49 | June 15, 2013
On July 14, the closing ceremony of the 9th Aram Khachaturian International Competition took place. The jury chairman Aram Talalyan announced the names of the winners. So, the winner of the 9th Aram Khachaturian International Competition is the cellist Andrei Ionita.
10:09 | June 15, 2013
On June 15 the photo exhibition "India through the Armenian lens" will open in KASA Gyumri Community and Training Center. The exhibition is organized by Indo-Armenian Friendship NGO in collaboration with KASA Gyumri Center.
10:00 | June 14, 2013
In yet another case of an Armenian official overstepping his legal bounds and selling off land registered as a “historical-cultural monument”, Alaverdi Mayor Artavazd Varosyan has allowed for a 150 square meter parcel surrounding a monument built in 1970 dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Soviet Armenia to be sold to a developer for 165,000 AMD ($400) for the construction of a children’s cafe.
10:29 | June 13, 2013
The Sourp Kevork (St. George) Armenian Apostolic Church (Mardin,Turkey) has been selected as one of the seven most threatened landmarks in Europe by Europa Nostra, a leading European heritage organization.
09:47 | June 11, 2013
UCLA alumna Zaruhy Sara Chitjian has donated $2 million to the UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology to establish the first permanent research program in Armenian archaeology and ethnography at a major American university.
13:23 | June 6, 2013
Karen Khachaturian, the son of world-renowned composer Aram Khachaturian, visited the grave of his father at the Komitas Pantheon in Yerevan to mark the 110th anniversary of his birth.
16:44 | June 4, 2013
Entertaining cultural documentaries get sent to the backburner. For the last several years I have challenged that premise and have produced four World Music documentaries filmed in Armenia with a glimpse of people's lives. Luckily my challenge has been successful and all my films have aired on TV. This week they will be released on video-on-demand for wider distribution.
21:58 | June 3, 2013
Sometime in September, the Kantegh choir of Los Angeles will be heading to Armenia for a of concert of troubadour music. The precise date is now being worked out in conjunction with the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.
17:31 | June 1, 2013
In 2013 the whole musical world celebrates the 110th anniversary of the great Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian, on the occasion of which Aram Khachaturian International Festival will be held worldwide within the whole year.
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.
15:18 | May 27, 2013
Hagop Baronian, widely regarded as the greatest Armenian satirist of all time, was born in Edirne and died in Constantinople. An influential Armenian writer, educator and social figure, Baronian was known for his scathing critique of leading figures in Constantinople Armenian political and social circles.
15:44 | May 24, 2013
Organizers of this year’s 10th Annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival, to take place in Yerevan from July 7 -14, say they have invited Charles Aznavour to witness the placing of his “star” at the square that bears his name outside the Cinema Moskva.
12:55 | May 14, 2013
After months of dilly-dallying and passing the buck, the RA Ministry of Culture has called on the Yerevan Municipality to take all necessary steps to halt on-going construction at the city Pak Shouka (Closed Market).
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