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 Wednesday, December 7 2016

44th International Children?s Exhibition of Fine Arts LIDICE brings  success to Armenian children

44th International Children?s Exhibition of Fine Arts LIDICE brings  success to Armenian children

ArmInfo. Armenian winners of the 44th International Children?s Exhibition of Fine Arts LIDICE will receive their prizes from hands of Ambassador Extraordinary and  Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Armenia, H.  E. Mr.  Petr Mikyska, at special Award ceremony on Thursday December  8, 2016, starting at 15:00 at the Komitas Museum - Institute, 28  Arshakunyats Ave., Yerevan. 

Sarik Andreasyan`s "Earthquake" included in  Golden Globe award  contenders list
 Monday, December 5 2016

ArmInfo. Sarik Andreasyan's "Earthquake" movie is included in the list of main contenders for the Golden Globe international award,  under the category " Best foreign language movie". The movie is presented as joint Russian-Armenian  cinema product. 

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Culture Minister of Armenia suggests creating an all-Armenian  symphonic orchestra
 Tuesday, November 29 2016

ArmInfo. The Minister of Culture of Armenia Armen Amirian reported today to the President of the Republic on one of the priority areas of the Ministry -  propagation and development of the Armenian culture in Armenia and abroad, new initiatives of the Ministry aimed at boosting the cultural life in the capital as well as in the regions of the country. 

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Artsakh President awarded a group of archeologists for excavations in  Azokh cave
 Thursday, November 24 2016

ArmInfo. On 24 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan received a group of scientists who were carrying out researches and excavations in the  Azokh cave of the NKR Hadrout region, the press- service of Artsakh  President informs. 

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Armenian participants take the 2nd place at Junior Eurovision 2016
 Monday, November 21 2016

ArmInfo. Armenian participants Mary Vardanyan and Anahit Adamyan took the second place at the Junior Eurovision 2016 Contest.

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Ministry of Culture to come out with legislative initiative on  maintenance of 100-year-old buildings 
 Monday, November 7 2016

ArmInfo. Following the explosion of the first printing-house building, the Armenian Ministry of Culture will come out with a legislative initiative to qualify the 100- year-old buildings as a cultural value, Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan told reporters on November 7.  

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Czech artist and designer Karel Zeman`s works exhibited in Yerevan  History Museum 
 Tuesday, October 18 2016

ArmInfo. Exhibition of works by Czech artist and designer Karel Zeman has opened in Yerevan History Museum. Karel Zeman, namesake of famous Czech animator and film director, has shown great interest in numismatics and philately since teenager years and has devoted himself to design of coins,  medals and stamps. The work of the leading Czech artist Karel Zeman  is admirable not only because of its scope. Whether you think of his  postage stamps, engravings or book illustrations, his works always  captivate by their perfect craft execution in which beauty combines  with wit. These attributes apply also to Zeman's work on medals. The  restricted nature of the bas-relief represents a dimension, which  allows his sense for detail, composition and also for action to stand  out remarkably. 

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Saint Sargis medieval church in Armenia`s Meghri to be restored with  financial support of U.S. State Department`s Ambassadors Fund for  Cultural Preservation (AFCP)
 Friday, September 16 2016

ArmInfo. On September 16, 2016, U.S.  Ambassador to Armenia Richard M. Mills, Jr. and acting Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosian jointly announced new funding from the U.S. Ambassador's Fund for Cultural Preservation to restore and preserve St. Sargis Church in Meghri, a gem of Armenia's cultural  heritage, according to the U.S. Embassy press-office.

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Classical concert season 2016-2017 to open in Armenia with support of  Beeline 
 Tuesday, September 6 2016

ArmInfo. At 19:00 today, on  September 6, members of the Board of Trustees of "Classical Music  Development" Foundation, musicians of Aram Khachaturian Trio will give a concert at Komitas Chamber Music House with Beeline support, which will mark the launch of the 2016-2017 concert season.  "I congratulate the musicians of Aram Khachaturian Trio and all  classical music lovers with the launch of the new concert season.  Beeline continues long and effective cooperation with "Classical  Music Development" Foundation this year as well. We are sure that the  new concert season will have many new and interesting events, which  will facilitate development of classical music in Armenia," noted  Beeline Armenia CEO Andrey Pyatakhin.  The concert is also dedicated  to the 110th birth anniversary of composer Dmitri Shostakovich.   Chamber compositions, written in different stages of Shostakovich's  life, will be performed during the concert. The entrance is free of  charge.

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Secretary General of Armenia in UNESCO: Yerevan has constantly voiced the issue of its cultural heritage preservation in other countries
 Wednesday, July 20 2016

 Armenia became member of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in June and this is an important achievement, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ashot Hovakimyan has stated at a press conference on July 20.

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Ani, capital of medieval Armenia, included in UNESCO
 Saturday, July 16 2016

Ani, capital of medieval Armenia, which was built during Bagratuni dynasty, has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 

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Zulal: Triangle of voices sounding like an orchestra
 Wednesday, July 13 2016

Boston-based Zulal Trio, which performs Armenian folk music, gave a press conference at TUMO educational center in Yerevan on July 13.   

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Days of foreign films to be held within Golden Apricot 2016
 Wednesday, July 6 2016

 Cultural cooperation with the diplomatic missions of foreign states in Armenia within the Golden Apricot film festival was presented at today's press conference.  Susanna Harutyunyan, Golden Apricot Yerevan IFF Artistic Director, informed that the days of French, German, Russian, Polish, English and Danish films will be organized within the festival. 

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Ancient Armenian city Ani may become UNESCO World Heritage Site
 Monday, June 27 2016

Ancient Armenian city Ani is on the list of the 'candidates' to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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"Zare" film to open 13th Golden Apricot International Film Festival
 Wednesday, June 15 2016

 13th Golden Apricot International Film Festival will be held from July 10-17 in Yerevan. 
Armenia's Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan informed at today's press conference in Yerevan that this year the festival is special as it is dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia's independence. 

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Yerevan hosts an exhibition of German artist Stefan Schwarzer's paintings
 Friday, May 27 2016

 The German Embassy in Armenia hosted the fifth Art+X event, which featured the paintings by young German artist Stefan Schwarzer. 

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On May 21 as many as 112 museums of Armenia to open their doors to visitors from 6 pm till midnight
 Saturday, May 21 2016

On May 21, as many as 112 museums in Armenia will open to visitors as part of the traditional Museum Night campaign from 6 pm till midnight. Entrance is free. 

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Beeline Communication Museum to join Museum Night event
 Friday, May 20 2016

 Beeline Communication Museum will join the Museum Night annual international event. As the press-service of the company informed ArmInfo the museum will be open to visitors from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on May 21. 

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Armenian delegation comments on the ban on Artsakh flag at Eurovision Song Contest
 Saturday, April 30 2016

Head of the Armenian Delegation Gohar Gasparyan has commented on the ban on the Artsakh flag at the Eurovision Song Contest.    
Gasparyan said at a press conference on April 29 that such decisions are taken for safety reasons to prevent possible signs of aggression among the audience. "As the contest participants, we should respect the Eurovision rules," she said.   

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Israeli writer intends to publish a book on Armenian Genocide
 Thursday, April 14 2016

Ora Ahimeir, Israeli writer and founder of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies, is going to publish a book on the Armenian Genocide.      

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International competition of choreographic art to be held in Tsakhkadzor on April 2-3
 Friday, April 1 2016

An international competition of choreographic art will be held in Tsakhkadzor, a resort town in Armenia, on April 2-3. Executive Director of the Armenia’s Dance Sport Federation David Sargsyan told ArmInfo the competition will be held with the support of the Youth Foundation of Armenia and Retro Dance Club. The event organizers are “For the Implementation of International Conventions” NGO and the Dance Sports Federation. The competition will involve more than 200 dancers from Armenia and Georgia, who will perform various style dances, Sargsyan said.

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