Ս. Christmas ceremonies in the Armenian community of Calcutta


The Armenian community of Calcutta celebrated the New Year and Christmas with a number of ceremonies. 
 

 

Water blessing ceremony in St. Nshan Church of Horomayr Monastic Complex


During the eight-day period of Holy Nativity, Father Vrtanes Baghalyan - the pastor of Odzun, offered a Water blessing ceremony in Srbanes Monastery of Ardvi and St. Nshan Church of Horomayr. “We offered the Liturgies of Candlelight and Holy Nativity in Odzun Church, therefore we had this Water blessing ceremony in other places so that the good news of the birth of Christ would go around the entire sub-region”,- said the priest.
 

International Conference “Armenia 2018: Realities and Prospects”


From June 22 to 24, by the initiative of the Armenian Center for Humanitarian Studies, an International Conference called “Armenia 2018: Realities and Prospects” was held in the American University of Armenia.
 

National Artist of Armenia Armen Santrosyan celebrated 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of his activities


National Artist of Armenia Armen Santrosyan celebrated 70th birthday and 50th anniversary of his activities. To this occasion, the artist was awarded the first golden medal made for the 90th anniversary of Young Spectaror’s Theatre, as well as the medal of the State Theate and Cinema Institute “Honorary Graduate”.
 

Թանգարանային գիշերը Կոմիտասի թանգարան-ինստիտուտումMuseum Night at Komitas Museum-Institute


On the Museum Night, our crew visited Komitas Museum-Institute.
 

Magic journey with children


The children were presented with a fairy taleby the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia.

The premiere of “Swan Lake” in Yerevan State Marionettes Theatre


The spring season of performances in the State Marionettes Theatre of was finalized with the ballet-performance of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's “The Swan Lake”.
 

Borderland Aygepar too now has a playground


Fourth playground was opened in the borderland Aygepar with the funds of the “Guardian” Fund. The Armenian community of the Netherlands has been assisting this renovation. Primate of the Tavush diocese, Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan, welcomed the guests from the Netherlands, including well-known specialist of international law, Anton Van Kamtauta.
 

A cross-stone was installed in Vanadzor to the memory of the deceased soldiers of the legendary 5th Motorized Rifle Regiment in the May-June victories of 1992


A tuff-made cross-stone was installed in Vanadzor on the opposite side of Vazgen Sargsyan's bust. It is dedicated to the memory of the deceased soldiers of the legendary 5th Motorized Rifle Regiment in the May-June victories of 1992. 
 

Individual exhibition of Tsira Kalandadze in Sargis Muradyan Gallery


The collage collection of Tsira Kalandadze featuring topics of Tbilisi was opened in Sargis Muradyan Gallery.
 

 

Small-scale copy of Sardarapat Memorial opened in Newhall, California


On May 22, at the Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall, a monument dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia was opened. Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church presided over the dedication of the monument.

Feast of Transfiguration in the Holy Transfiguration Church of Moscow


The Feast of Christ’s Transfiguration was celebrated in the Holy Transfiguration Church. For years, this place has become a family for Armenian believers living in the capital of Russia and is specifically crowded during the Church holidays.