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.
British Film Festival 13th Love Edition will launch this year on 14 February and will be dedicated to the idea of spreading and keeping love, the press service of the British Council reports.
Armenia will appear in the first semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2015, the official website of Eurovision reports. The first semifinal will take place on May 19 and will feature Greece, Macedonia, Estonia, the Netherlands, Moldova, Finland, Belgium, Serbia, Denmark, Romania, Russia, Albania, Belarus, Georgia and Hungary.
A concert will be given in Yerevan on Wednesday at 7:00 PM in memory of the killed Gyumri family.
he Cut by German- Turkish film director Fatih Akin has been screened in France. The movie is based on the Armenian Genocide. It stars Arsinee Khanjian and Simon Abkarian and was selected to compete for the Golden Lion at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in 2014.
In an interview to Rolling Stone Frontman of System of a Down Serj Tankian said that it is possible that Turkey will recognize the Armenian Genocide one day.
The Armenian church in Dhubri, built in the 19th century, will be renovated by Ladies Club, Dhubri, soon, Telegraph India reports. "This church is not only a heritage site but also a precious possession of the town and the club wants it to be preserved at any cost," said the club's president Chandana Paul Choudhury.
Archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw discovered evidence of destruction and capture of the ancient city of Metsamor, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the vicinity of Yerevan.
he Armenian Ministry of Urban Development and Multicontinental Distribution LLC have signed a contract on an investment project under the "Old Yerevan" project. The press service of the Ministry has told ArmInfo that the contract has been signed by Narek Sargsyan, Armenian Minister of Urban Development, and Gevorg Machanyan, authorized representative of Swiss businessman of Armenian origin Vartan Sirmakes. Hayk Davtyan, Chief Advisor to Armenian Prime Minister, and a representative of Glendale Hills real estate development company, were also present at the signing ceremony.
Azerbaijan was throwing obstacles in inclusion of lavash in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage with Turkey's hands. Vahram Kazhoyan, Secretary General of the Armenian National Commission for UNESCO, said at today's press conference that earlier Azerbaijan and Turkey sent official letters, wherein they expressed their remarks and objection to possible inclusion of lavash in the UNESCO List.
Restoration of the 6th century Holy Virgin Mary Church in Odzun, Lori region, Armenia, is over.
Armenian bread Lavash has been included in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity during the Wednesday meeting of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage committee.
System of a Down, also known by the acronym SOAD, an American rock band from Southern California, will perform in Armenia in 2015.
UK and Germany embassies in Armenia continue the cycle of memorable events timed to the 100th anniversary of the WWI that was launched on 31 October and will be over on 5 Decmeber.
The much-anticipated unveiling of the Ghazi Rug, commonly referred to the Armenian Orphan rug took place Tuesday morning with the kick-off of week-long exhibit at the White House Visitor Center.