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.
Armenia's Betty (Elizabeth Danielyan) took the bronze with "People of the Sun" at 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with 146 points.
The Australian History Channel will be airing a documentary on the Armenian Genocide, Armenian National Committee of Australia reported.
Archeologists are studying the history of grape-growing and wine-making in Areni, Vayots Dzor. As a result of further excavations in the well-known Areni-1 cave (where they earlier found the world's oldest shoe, 5,500 year-old), they have found fragments of grape grown from 4,000 BC to XIV-XV AD.
A Middle Paleolithic Neanderthal site has been discovered in the village of Arevut, Aragatsotn region.
Talking to ArmInfo, Boris Gasparyan, research fellow at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Science of Armenia, said a 1.8 million-year-old man site Dmanisi was earlier discovered in the territory of Georgia. This aroused some questions about migration of prehistoric humans out of Africa.
The winners of the 6th edition of the Yerevan / Armenian Animation Festival ReAnimania were announced Thursday. The winner of the Festival in the category of Best Animated Film was The Boy And The World (2013 Brazil) by Ale Abreu.
As director of the festival Vrazh Kasumi told Arminfo correspondent, the opening film of the festival is JACK AND THE CUCKOO-CLOCK HEART (2013), Dir.: Stephane Berla, Mathias Malzieu. Yerevan Premieres: MINUSCULE – VALLEY OF THE LOST ANTS (2013), Dir.: Thomas Szabo, Helene Giraud. THE BOY AND THE WORLD (2013), Dir.: Ale Abreu and ROCKS IN MY POCKETS (2014), Dir: Signe Baumane
Armenia participated in the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 8-12. Armenian Deputy Minister of Culture Nerses Ter-Vardanyan said at today's briefing that the Armenian pavilion caused a great interest among the guests and participants. Armenia exhibited hundreds of books in both Armenian and foreign languages, including albums and books dedicated to the Armenian art and culture.
As press-service of the Ministry reported, welcoming the guest, the RA Minister of Culture expressed her satisfaction and gratitude to the Armenian-Iranian cultural relations, as well as work carried out by Iran for the conservation of Armenian cultural heritage. Both sides reaffirmed the importance of cultural heritage preservation and willingness of the two sides to continue this process.
World-renowned French-Armenian singer, Ambassador of Armenia to Switzerland Charles Aznavour has been hospitalized with infection he has been suffering from for several days. AFP reports that Aznavou's concert scheduled for Friday evening in Geneva has been postponed, the event organizer said.
"Armenia my country" by Garnik Karapetyan (Armenia) - Best Documentary Film "Solitude" by Dima Dedok (Belarus) - Best Animated Film "SIsters" by Margaret Kosmol - Best Debut Grand Prix went to "Karot" by Nara Karapetyan (Armenia).
Pavel Avetisyan, Director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, has told ArmInfo that this year the excavations found a construction with frescoes. Such a construction has been found in Artashat for the first time. The fragments of the frescoes have been preserved rather well, however, only the recovery work can show the images on the frescoes.
Archeologists have found an old tomb of a high-class man in near the village of Gegharot on the side of Mount Aragats.
Like over the previous years, the HIGH FEST International Performing Arts Festival welcomes performing arts companies and artists to present their productions in all genres of performing arts including theatre (drama, comedy, mime, movement, circus, street performances, puppet/marionette, fingers theatre, visual), dance (modern, folk, classic etc.), music (opera, classical, musical, contemporary, jazz, folk etc) and other forms of performing arts.