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 Tuesday, February 28 2017 22:32

Associated Television International to make a documentary about  Armenia

Associated Television International to make a documentary about  Armenia

ArmInfo.Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan received President of Associated Television International David McKenzie on February 28. The meeting discussed issues of increasing international awareness of Armenia, improving tourism  opportunities and stimulating inbound tourism.


Jubilee festival of British movies to start in Yerevan. 
 Wednesday, February 15 2017 15:49

ArmInfo. British Council Armenia, Beeline and the Embassy of Great Britain to Armenia announced the 15th Festival of British films to start at Moscow  Cinema House on February 18. 

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Polish Journalist intended  to shoot a movie about Artsakh
 Tuesday, January 31 2017 14:09

ArmInfo. Europe should realize- Azerbaijan and Turkey are ready to destroy Armenia, Tomasz Maciejczuk, a Polish journalist, wrote at his social webpage.   According to him, Armenians are an integral part of European  civilization, and Europe must help them in the case of nay attack of  Islamic World and Touran. He mentioned, that he already gets threat  messages regarding his position in respect to Karabakh. "They want to  scare me because I'm standing for Armenian Artsakh. For defending  Armenians of muslims, who have already done one genocide of   Armenians. 

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Armen Amiryan: 2017 will be a year of culture
 Monday, December 26 2016 16:47

ArmInfo.Armenia's Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan told about the plans for 2017. "In 2017 we plan to finish reconstruction of 7 cultural and  historical monuments. Our priority task is not only to ensure  maintenance and restoration of monuments but also to make them  profitable facilities developing qualitative infrastructure around  them," the Minister noted.

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Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” in 3D animation
 Wednesday, December 21 2016 13:17

ArmInfo.For the first time in Armenia, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” (“Shchelkunchik”) ballet has been presented in a new format with the application of latest technologies. The authors of the project have turned the entire concert hall, columns, niches and moldings into a three-dimensional screen and made the hall vibrant with unique animation. On December 20th the audience had the opportunity to enjoy the composition of the famous ballet performed by Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra while making а virtual journey through the three-dimensional glasses to the “wonderland” created in the concert hall.

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An event dedicated to Osip Mandelstam  took place  at  Russian  Embassy 
 Friday, December 16 2016 19:51

ArmInfo. An event dedicated to Osip Mandelstam  took place  at  Russian Embassy  under the patronage of Svetlana Ramishvili, the Russian Ambassador's spouse. 

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44th International Children?s Exhibition of Fine Arts LIDICE brings  success to Armenian children
 Wednesday, December 7 2016 20:57

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. 

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Sarik Andreasyan`s "Earthquake" included in  Golden Globe award  contenders list
 Monday, December 5 2016 13:30

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 18:17

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 19:46

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 11:38

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 15:11

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 16:44

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 16:00

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 18:41

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 10:32

 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 06:27

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 13:30

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 19:12

 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 06:14

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 09:24

 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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