The company's CEO Artak Barseghyan showed the guests the Peace Cask, a barrel built in 2001 on the occasion of the visit of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs and containing brandy produced in 1994 – the year when the cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh was declared. The cask is supposed to be opened on the day the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is settled.
I have shared my love for legendary Piaf with Armenian spectators, Patricia Kaas, French singer and actress told reporters in Yerevan on 10 March. French singer Patricia Kaas performed in Yerevan on Sunday, on the eve of the official opening of a Two- Month Francophonie Season in Armenia. She performed her last album "Kaas Chante Piaf" as tribute to legendary Edith Piaf.
On 4th March a meeting was held between Secretary of the State Commission on the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Director of Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Hayk Demoyan and Jacques Fredj, Director of the Shoah Memorial in Paris.
It is not accidentally that such small country as Armenia has become the World's Chess Champion for three times, said Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Head of FIDE, at the opening of the European 15th Individual Chess Championship to be held on March 2-15 in Yerevan. The Championship is dedicated to the memory of the World 9th Champion Tigran Petrosyan.
According to Pre-Parliament public interest group, several dozens of people visited Garni, collected the debris in bags and delivered it to Yerevan leaving the debris near the building of the Culture Ministry. Activists threaten with more serious steps unless the construction is stopped. Activists Yeghia Nersisyan and Gevorg Safary6an were taken to the Police for soiling the territory of the Ministry and then set free in 1.5 hour.
The project to build a cafe near Garni Temple is illegal, historian Vahe Atanesyan told journalists on Friday.
ArmInfo’s interview with Narek Duryan, well-known Armenian actor and director
Armenian Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan has come out for construction of a cafe near the pagan temple of Garni. "Why not if the construction of the cafe does not imply damaging the cultural layer?" said Poghosyan at today's press conference. "No bad project will become a reality", she said.
The legendary Armenian sportsman Shavarsh Karapetyan's feat will be filmed. The project is being worked out by Logos Film Company (Russia). The company's official website says that the film will be entitled "The Twenty Lives".
The two-volume book "The Times of the Armenian Genocide" by Katia Peltekian was presented in Beirut on January 31. The press service of the Armenian Foreign Ministry reports that the book includes over 2,000 articles and reports in the British press of 1914- 1923.
Armenia and Bulgaria to produce a feature film about the Nagorno-Karabakh war, President of the National Cinema Center of Armenia Gevorg Gevorgyan told journalists on Jan 23.
Ambassador of France to Armenia Henri Reynaud has been awarded commemorative medal of the International Film Festival "Golden Apricot" in connection with the 10th anniversary of the festival.
Aram Karabekyan, world-renowned conductor who died in the USA at the age 58, will be buried in his motherland Armenia. It was the decision of Gharabekyan's family, the Ministry of Culture told ArmInfo.
During the Jan 13 press conference in Yerevan, Krzysztof Penderecki, a well-known Polish composer of Armenian origin, said that he will dedicate a composition to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
The smoked crocodile, the New Year offer from one of the large Armenian trade chains, has found itself in the focus of the French media's attention. Courrier International also refers to the well-known Armenian cookery specialist Sedrak Mamulyan's interview to ArmInfo News Agency. In his interview, Mamulyan said that due to the desire to throw dust into the guests' eyes, the New Year has turned into a holiday of food. "Today they put a crocodile on the table, tomorrow they will put a dragon. It is extremely strange and has nothing to do with our traditions. Moreover, Armenians have never used predators in food", he stressed.
Being a guest of Reanimania International Animation Film Festival in Yerevan, Dubois, together with animation director Marc Boreal and Annecy Animation Festival Director Tiziana Loschi, visited Nagorno- Karabakh, where he produced a short animation film as part of his "Portraits de Voyages" series, including films about Mexico, Haiti, Brazil, Greece, Syria, Iran and some other countries.