Culture

Tombs With Ancient Artefacts Uncovered In Armenia’s Vanadzor
Tombs containing ancient relics, such as jars, jugs, human, and animal bones have been uncovered during construction works in Vanadzor’s Khnd...
Government Plan Proposes Special Status for Western Armenian
A government action plan, put forward by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and approved last month by Armenia’s legislature, proposes granting the W...
Yerevan Biennial Art Foundation in Partnership with Google Arts and Culture Presents On-Line Exhibit of Martiros Sarian
Yerevan Biennial Art Foundation has announced partnership with Google Arts and Culture with the opening of 3 new exhibitions alongside the digita...
Food in Armenia: 30 Traditional Dishes to Look Out For
Will Fly for Food, a famous travel blog for the gastronomically inclined, has prepared an eye-catchy report on the Armenian cuisine, presenting a lis...
Occupied Avetaranots: Uncertain Future Awaits Hundreds of Cultural Monuments
Azerbaijani troops captured Avetaranots, a village in Artsakh’s Askeran region, on October 27, 2020.Avetaranots is one of the oldest and most famo...
Hayk Hekekyan and Mari Hakobyan Won The VIII Stockholm Int’l Music Competition
The VIII Stockholm International Music Competition (SIMC) brings together young people in the field of classical music, who compete in different ...
A contemporary Arts Festival is Bringing Creativity Back to War Torn Artsakh
A new contemporary arts festival in Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh, is providing a platform for local youth in the war-torn town to heal through...
Arto Tuncboyaciaian & Chakhruk ethno music group to Perform in Vanadzor on July 25
The "Chakhruk" annual festival will start on July 25 in Vanadzor, Armenia, in which "Chakhruk" ethno music group of the Kharberd specialized orph...
Legendary Armenian Duduk Player Jivan Gasparayn Dies Aged 92
Legendary Armenian duduk player Jivan Gasparyan passed away today aged 92, his grandson informs.“The world has suffered unimaginable loss tonig...
Revival: A Film by Jivan Avetisyan
Armenian award-winning film director Jivan Avetisyan, who spent 38 days of the 44-day war in Artsakh is creating his 4th film, Revival, documenting a...
The Balyans, a prominent family of architects
A book by Buke Uras has been published to highlight the work done by the Balyan family during the Ottoman empire. The Balyans have been prominent arc...
Tufenkian Gallery to Present ‘Serj Tankian: The Incandescent Pause’ Exhibit
Tufenkian Fine Arts will present “Serj Tankian: The Incandescent Pause,” an exhibition featuring selected works by the artist Serj Tankian. The e...
New York City Opera Names Constantine Orbelian as Music Director and Principal Conductor
Director of the Armenian Opera and Ballet National Academic Theater after Alexander Spendiaryan Constantine Orbelian has been appointed Musi...
Remembering The Life Of A Great Musician, Aram Khachaturian
Yesterday was the birthday of the Armenian composer, conductor, public figure Aram Khachaturian. The founder of the "DiasporArm" Hovel Chenorokian wa...
Armenia Has A Representative At The 17th International Architecture Exhibition And You Can Be A Part Of It
After the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia put out an open call, HYBRIDITY was selected to represent the...
Armenian writer and public figure Toros Toranian dies at 93
Toros Toranian was born in Aleppo in 1928. His father had a strong command of the Armenian language whereas his mother, who had grown up in ...
Tigran Hamasyan Wins Deutscher Jazzpreis Award, Named International Artist of the Year
Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has been awarded the Deutscher Jazzpreis 2021 for Piano/Keyboards and named International Artist of the ...
Satellite Images Show Erasure of Armenian Churches in Azerbaijan
Covert destruction of Armenian-Christian heritage in Azerbaijan’s autonomous republic of Nakhichevan has been exposed in recently surfaced Cold War...
Monitoring the Cultural Heritage of Artsakh
An independent academic platform named “Monument Watch” has been established to record and present the condition and changes of Artsakh Cultu...
Armenian Pavilion at the 2021 Venice Biennale
Named "HYBRIDITY", the Armenian Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, allows visitors to step into the...
Bared Maronian’s “Bloodless” Wins Top Awards at Beverly Hills Film Festival 2021
According to the Beverly Hills Film Festival Website, Bared Maronian's feature documentary "Bloodless: The Path to Democracy" has won two awards:...
Armenian Cemetery in Azerbaijani-Occupied Mets Tagher Village Destroyed
An Armenian cemetery in the village of Mets Tagher in Artsakh’s Azerbaijani-occupied Hadrut region has been destroyed, the Caucasus Heritage Wa...
Possible Threat to 7th century Armenian Church of Vankasar
The Caucasus Heritage Watch warns of possible threat to 7th century Armenian church of Vankasar in Aghdam. It has released satellite images, show...