The Law "On cinematography" will give a fresh impetus to development of Armenian film industry, Raffi Movsisyan, a movie critic, a member of the expert commission for elaboration of the bill "On Cinematography", has told ArmInfo. To note, the commission has been set up by the order of Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan.
"Golden Apricot" projects coordinator Raffi Movsisyan told ArmInfo, a special project dedicated to the centennial of the Armenian Genocide would be implemented within the framework of this year's festival. Fiction and documentary films on the 1915 tragedy, as well as other genocides will be screened at the event. According to Movsisyan, directors of the films to be screened have already been invited to the festival.
The British Film Festival 13th Love Edition will be held in the provinces of Armenia. The movies will be shown in Dilijan on March 5. Afterwards the festival films will be shown in Ararat province (Artashat, Vedi and Kharberd) on March 16-18, and in Armavir on March 20-22. The admission is free.
World-known pianist Evgeny Kissin will put on a concert in Yerevan on April 2. Kissin will perform within the framework of the music festival "Yerevan Perspectives". Works by Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Liszt are to be performed.
Opera singer Mary-Jean O'Doherty Vasmatzian from Australia has become the fifth member of the band "Genealogy". Her limpid soprano has been heard in a number of famous opera houses all over the world.
The official website of the Culture Ministry reports that a commission of experts has been set up by Minister Hasmik Poghosyan's order. The first meeting of the commission was held on March 3 under chairmanship of Poghosyan.
Stephanie Topalian, a Japanese singer of Armenian descent has become the 4th member of the band "Genealogy" to represent Armenia at Eurovision-2015.
Vahe Tilbian from Ethiopia has become the third member of the band "Genealogy" to represent Armenia at Eurovision-2015. During his music career Vahe was a member of bands such as "The Motley Singers" (as the leading tenor),251 Band (as the backing vocalist), Eshee Havana. In 2011 he reached the finals of the show "Big Brother Africa".
On 21 February at 18.00 in Cafesjian Center for the Arts, a special screening dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First World War will take place with the film ''A Night at the Cinema in 1914'' (85minutes). The film will be screened on sidelines of the British Film Festival 13th Love Edition that commended in Yerevan on February 14 and will end on February 20.
Genealogy band comprising singers from all five continents will represent Armenia at the European Song Contest 2015 in Vienna. Inspired with the symbol of the Armenian Genocide centennial - a forget-me-not flower - Armenia has come up with a completely new format for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Yerevan, February 10. Arminfo. Karina Manukyan. The collection of recordings of the Armenian Public Radio has been enriched with just another digitalized album. As a result of the cooperation between VivaCell-MTS, the RA Ministry of Culture and the company "Prolighting", a set of CDs has been released dedicated to the 145th anniversary of Komitas Vardapet comprising 7 audio and 1 multimedia CDs in Armenian and English.
The Globe Theatre (London) will give a performance in Armenia within the frames of a world tour dedicated to the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare.
"Light is a fundamental phenomenon not only for the art, but also for life, in general. Light is not just physical specification of items, but spirituality. Light illuminates not only the reality making it visible, but also unveils the hidden qualities and features of human soul."
Fatih Akin's "The Cut" will be screened in Armenia and Russia starting from Feb 19, producer Ruben Dishdishyan has told ArmInfo's correspondent.
A concert on sidelines of the 6th Music Festival "Edgar Oganesyan -Fest" dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Armenian composer Edgar Oganesyan will be held at Aram Khachaturyan's Museum House in Yerevan on January 30. The composer's pieces for piano will be performed during the concert.
The RA President and the Chairman of the State Commission on Coordination of the events for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Serzh Sargsyan, today attended the opening of the Komitas Museum-Institute at the Komitas Park, the press service of the Armenian President reports Under the President's proposal, the resolution to build the museum was passed by the Board of Trustees of Hayastan All Armenian Fund on May 30, 2013.