Buildings of Mother Cathedral


The camera is following Father Ararat Poghosyan walking in the territory of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. He is showing the historical and newly constructed buildings within the territory of the Mother Cathedral. 
A wonderful video guide for those who are familiar with, but hadn’t been there for a while, or have no idea as to why is Holy Etchmiadzin considered to be an open-air museum.

 

Realization of Independence: The Glance of Youth: part 5


How does the youth see its chances to live in a sovereign country? The generation formed in the conditions of independence shares its views and opinions of independence. Writer, curator Seda Shekoyan and writer Aram Pachyan discuss the topic. The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.
 

Realization of Independence: Church


The issue of independence and autonomy didn’t circumvent the church over the centuries. What is independence for the church, why did the Armenian Church fight for its independence? The topic is discussed by Rev. Fr. Shahe Ananyan, the Director of the Inter-Church Relations Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and Doctor of Historical Sciences Vahe Torosyan. 
The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.

 

Realization of Independence: Art


What did independence give the art and art critic? The topic is discussed by art critic Lilit Sargsyan and expert in art Arman Grigoryan. The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.

Realization of Independence: Public Education


Does the content and organization of public education clearly show that we have independent, autonomous, democratic and social state school? The topic is discussed by cul6tural anthropologist Satenik Mkrtchyan and teacher Arsen Vardanyan. The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan. 

Capital City and Second City


Capital City and Second City
Second cities of states get surprisingly little attention. They are not treated as the capital city, whereas they are the significant part of any state bringing the territory and cultural landscape into one entirety. What is a capital city, what are other cities deprived of when everything goes to only one city? The topic is discussed by ethnographer Gayane Shagoyan and historian Artak Gnuni. The conversation is hosted by Hermine Hakobyan.

Education Objectives


How do the education objectives form? The topic is discussed by the education expert Nvard Manasyan and cultural anthropologist Levon Yepiskoposyan. 
 

Repatriation


This year is the 70th anniversary of the repatriation of 1946. The history has entitled it the Great Repatriation. Starting from 1946, around 90 thousand persons moved to Armenia within a few years. What are the past and current motives and issues of repatriation, what were the implications of the Great Repatriation and what are the types of repatriation today? The topic is discussed by journalist Tigran Paskevichyan and Head of Repat Armenia Vardan Marashlian. The conversation is hosted by Hermine Hakobyan.
 

Cinematography and State


What is the role and significance of cinematography in the life of society and state? The topic is discussed by art critic Vigen Galstyan and film director Eduard Hambardzumyan. The conversation is hosted by Hermine Hakobyan.
 

The Sacrament of Cross


Bishop Arshak Khachatryan, Beniamin Hovakimyan, Candidate of Engineering Sciences and painter, fine art critic Arik Tonikyan share their experiences and view-points on the sacrament and symbol of the cross in the Christian doctrine and culture.

Sovereignty, part 1


Sovereignty is the key denotation of the state. At the same time, restriction of sovereignty is one of the patterns of the modern globalization. Is the striving for independence and fight for sovereignty in our country conditioned by only this theoretical paradox? The topic is discussed by Karen Aghekyan, editor-in-chief ofe-magazine“Context” and journalist Armen Hovhannosyan. The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.

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“ArmenBabakhanyan and young Armenian talents”: final concert


From 2013, a target program for professional improvement of talented artists aged 11-20 with the support of the RA Minsistry of Culture. Recently they had their first final concert at Cafesjian Center for the Arts titled “Armen Babakhanyan and young Armenian talents”.