The Boards of Juries of International Feature, International Documentary, the Armenian Panorama and the Apricot Stone short film competition as well as the FIPRESCI and ECUMENICAL accordingly have announced this year's competition results at the official closing ceremony of the festival on July 19 held at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Yerevan.
Armenian film director Suren Babayan is going to shoot a new trilogy. At today's press conference, Babayan said that he would invite Jean-Pierre Nshanian for the lead role.
Golden Apricot Yerevan 11th International Film Festival was announced as open on July 13. The competition program includes Feature Competition, Documentary Competition, Armenian Panorama and Apricot Stone.
Directors Across Borders (DAB) Project held a press conference at Golden Tulip Hotel in Yerevan to present the mission, achieved results and the main upcoming activities of the Project. The 8th Directors Across Borders (DAB) Regional Co-Production Forum will be held on 15-17 July on sidelines of the 11th Golden Apricot International Film Festival.
The Fourth Tolma Festival will be held in Armenia on July 16. According to the tradition, it will be held near Sardarapart Memorial on the margins of the Golden Apricot International Film Festival.
UNESCO is not the organization to decide if lavash is an Armenian bread or not, chairman of the public organization "For development and preserving of traditions of Armenian cookery", Sedrak Mamulyan, told Arminfo correspondent.
The possible cooperation of Walt Disney and DreamWorks with the ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival in Yerevan has been discussed during the Annecy International Animated Film Festival in France, Director of ReAnimania Vrej Kassouny told ArmInfo on Wednesday.
By Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan's order, cultural and historical monuments and museums can no longer be leased out until the relevant procedures are formed.
Once again Armenia has joined the World Music Day, a holiday celebrated on June 21 worldwide since 1982. Ambassador of France to Armenia Henri Reynaud told journalists on Friday that this year once again the Embassy of France in Armenia, RA Ministry of Culture and Orange Armenia have pooled their efforts to celebrate the Day.
It's not dreadful to hold events near the Temple of Garni, the law does not forbid it, says Vladimir Poghosyan, Director of the Agency for Historical Environment Protection and Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserves of the Armenian Ministry of Culture.
Sergey Parajanov's "Color of Pomegranate" film will open the XI International Film Festival "Golden Apricot", Michael Stamboltsyan, Golden Apricot Yerevan IFF Program Director, said at today's press-conference.
Armenia will participate in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition that will take place from 7 June to 23 November at the Giardini and Arsenale venues (Preview on 5 and 6 June) and in various other venues in Venice.
On May 24, The Windrose popular Armenian band will perform in Yerevan on the margins of a big concert timed to the Europe Day. The band was created about a year ago and has given nearly 100 concerts so far. The Windrose plays mostly European folk music, particularly, Celtic and Scandinavian tunes. Here one can hear songs in ancient Swedish, Norwegian, English, and French. The Windrose has dozens of compositions in its repertoire, specifically, Scottish, Irish, Breton music, as well as Welsh songs.
Thus, "Parajanov" by Serge Avedikyan and Olena Fetisova won in the nomination of the Best Featuring Film.
This year the Museums at Night campaign will take place in Armenia for the tenth time. A total of 100 museums of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh have joined the campaign.
According to choreographer of the opera Ara Asaturyan, the director of the project is Armen Meliksetyan, who already staged Carmen a few years ago but this time it will be a modern version.