The main purpose of the conference was to establish a new dialogue between filmmakers, the government and the legislative bodies, as well as state organizations and industries related to film.
In general this is a very specific year in the sense that at once 2 films by Armenian directors have been selected for Leipzig’s competition programme which is both exciting and a big success story for EurasiaDoc.
Art historian Ani Harutyunyan has been working on her food initiative for the last two years. It resulted in the opening of the experimental Arm Food Lab kitchen-studio in Dilijan on June 8.
During the last decades, while Kond has been constantly marked as an area that needs to be rebuilt, it survives, albeit with some changes.
The top photo depicts the rotating stage of Stepanakert’s Vahram Papazian Drama Theatre, as seen from high above, with Arnold Meliksetyan's works displayed as part of the ArtSakh Fest Contemporary Art Festival, opening on October 5-7 in Stepanakert.
Antonina Mahari, a Lithuanian by birth, authored the books, “My Odyssey”, “Recollections” and “Recollections and Short Stories”. She was a member of the Armenian Writers Union.
The festival’s program includes contemporary dance, audio-visual installations, interactive public art, performances and much more.
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.
People on Yerevan’s Abovyan Street, a main artery in the capital’s center, respond to the news that Nikol Pashinyan has been elected Armenia’s next prime minister.
Leila became an overnight celebrity in Armenia and was nicknamed the “revolutionary grandma” on social websites.
Protester Anna Davtyan said that MP Shoushan Petrosyan was seen at the window videoing the demonstrators outside.
Thousands have packed Yerevan’s Republic Square in support of Nikol Pashinyan, the “people’s candidate” for the post of prime minister.
Protesters in Yerevan are gearing up for this evening’s rally in Republic Square calling for the dissolution of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).
Protesters in New York gathered on the St. Vartan Cathedral plaza to express their opposition to Serzh Sargsyan and his government.
Yerevan State Medical University student Melania Dimitryan, a Vanadzor resident, provided Hetq with the phot and video, showing the square as of 1pm.
Pachyan is being held at the Kanaker-Zeytoun Police Station.
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.
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.
I talked talk to project manager Yeva Sargsyan about the idea of creating the online encyclopedia of architecture, ArmArch, the working process and upcoming developments.
We lack ambition that would drive us to create, lead us upwards.
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.
It’s been a long time I am away from the city, sounds, society. I don’t expect anything from anyone, and that’s a great relief. I don’t owe anything to anyone, either.
On Sunday, June 4, the former ErAZ factory hosted Yerevan Art Expo 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).
I’ve discussed a variety of topics with composer, conductor Alexander Iradyan over the years.
The closing ceremony for the Machanents 3rd International Art Symposium, entitled “Brushstroke in the Land of Noah”, takes place today in Armenia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
His Cityscape #147 assemblage/collage art work will soon be on display at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery in London.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What happened in Jdrduz has not yet been publicized
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...
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.
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
31 year-old Los Angeles artist Minas Halaj (Halajyan) writes, “I make art to find out who I am”, as a way of self-introduction. Halaj relocated to the United States in 2002.
“The reason for our protest march today is to show that we have demands. We have to keep up the struggle for justice until our last breath,” said Gyaghkedjyan.
In a far corner of the factory, I came across what could best be described as someone’s miniature house, replete with cats, dogs, chickens and a few pigeons.
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.