Armenian Language - Regulated and Free from Rules

Numerous practical problems in the use of modern Armenian language in terminology, literacy, orthography, verbal, punctual, oral and written Armenian are always subject to discussions and disputes. The "Supreme Council of Armenian Language" was established to discuss, coordinate, and consult these issues. How is the board to carry out this work, what functions does it have, and through what means and levers are language-related decisions will come into life? 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with Yuri Avetisyan, Head of the Chair of Armenian Language at YSU, Doctor of Philological Sciences.

Woman and Poetry

What are the characteristics of women's poetry, how justified is the distinction between the poem of a man and a woman? What does the Armenian reader expect from modern poetry and how much does the modern Armenian poetry touch upon the reader's concerns? 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked to poetess Nona Poghosyan about these issues.

The Sermon of Mount: “And Deliver Us from the Evil One” (Matth. 6:13)

“But deliver us from the evil one”: Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations on the passage. 

Youth TV Channel

Although young people are constantly part of film-related events, involved in the film festivals in Armenia, however, just like in almost every field, young people have fewer opportunities to realize their projects, receive state funding and compete with elders. 
Hayk Hambardzumyan spoke with film director Khane Poghosyan.

The Believers of St. Khach and Astvatsatsin Churches of Aparan

The believers of of St. Khach and Astvatsatsin Churches of Aparan testify telling about what happened to them personally or their relatives. 
Since usually most of the believers avoid or are shy to testify, the priest encourages the believers on telling them the importance of testimony and bringing examples from the Bible.


The Sermon of Mount: Teaching on Giving (Matth. 6:1-4)

When talking about giving in the Sermon of Mount, Jesus specifically warned about secret giving without fanfare. When you do good, your right hand should be unaware of what the left hand does. Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations on the passage. 


The Sermon of Mount: Teaching on Fasting (Matth. 6:16-18)

When talking about fasting, why does the Lord brings the example of hypocrites, why does he command not to have sad countinence and instead to anoint their heads and wash their faces? Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations on the passage. 

The Sermon of Mount: True Treasure: God or the Money? (Matth. 6:19-21, Luke 12:33-34, 16:13)

Why does the Lord command us lay up treasures in the heaven, not on this earth, why does he bring us the example of the moth and rust?  Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations on the passage. 


Happy New Year and Merry Christmas

How do the believers meet the New Year and celebrate the Chrsitmas? How should we wrap up and start the year? What do we expect from the new year - 2018? What’s the Church calendar 2018 like? 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues, as well as about the specifics, sacrament and meaning of church feasts with Father Shavarsh Simonyan

Armenian Epic Tradition and Our Identity

When and how the famous works of the Armenian epic folklore “Persian War”, “War of Taron” traditional novels and the epos “Sasna Tsrer” were created, how do they reflect the history of the Armenian nation, various manifestations and the world-views? 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with Doctor of Philological Sciences Armen Petrosyan. 

Hrant Matevosyan’s “Antipner (Unpublished)”

Hrant Matevosyan's long-awaited "Antipner" two-volume edition was published which will allow the readers to once again reflect on the work of their favorite author, address the writer’s post-independence works and see the reality of recent two decades under its light. 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about the publication of the two-volume book, as well as about the preservation and presentation of Hrant Matevosyan's literary heritage with the director of Hrant Matevosyan Cultural Foundation, film director Davit Matevosyan.

Tolerance and Intolerencein Armenian Literature

Tolerance is the expression of respect or tolerance for another nationality or religious affiliation, worldview, lifestyle, behavior and tradition. There are different views on how tolerant we are as Armenians. The topic of tolerance has many diverse and interesting manifestations in Armenian literature.
Hayk Hambardzumyan discussed these issues with Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan, Executive Director of the Eurasia Partnership Foundation and publicist.