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Event program for Genocide 100 in Armenia and aboard


The highlights of last week included the opening of Komitas Museum with the participation of Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians and Aram I Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia and guests from other countries, the meeting of Genocide 100 Committee, where the upcoming activities were clarified. A commemoration ceremony was held in Tsitsernakaberd Memorial. The video features Genocide 100 event program envisaged by the Genocide Museum-Institute in Armenia and abroad.

 

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Building of Dance Art College needs renovation


State Dance Art College has 300 students. The college trains cadres for the Opera and Ballet Theatre, different dance groups. Recently the institutions marked its 90th anniversary. Presently the college is functioning in quite poor conditions. The building needs capital renovation. 

 

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Armenian and English periodicals on the Armenian Genocide studies published


Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute published two periodicals in Armenian and English. The scientific journal “Armenian Genocide Studies” addresses the issues of the history, historiography etc. The English-language International Journal of Armenian Genocide Studies covers articles and reviews on the Armenian Genocide and general genocide-related topics.  

 

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“The Future in the Past”: exhibition of modern art


These days, Kalents Museum hosts exhibition of the compositions of 6 artists. The exhibition has been initiated by Goethe Institute and participants of the program “Modern Car-Museum in the XXI Century” of Tbilisi.The program is aimed at making the role of museums and archives more meaningful in post-soviet areas.

 

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Theatres of Yerevan in festive New Year days


On holidays, the cultural institutions worked with full range. The artists played several performances a day for children with special needs. Our crew visited Tumanyan Puppet Theatre, Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre and Youth Theatre. 

 

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Theatrical 2014


Within 2014, theatrical year in the cultural life was rich in international initiatives, festivals, old and new performances. The video tells about key events of the theatrical life.

 

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Arm-Film Non-Stop and Cartoon Non-Stop


The Youth Orchestra with the guidance of Sergey Smbatyan played favorite movie and cartoon soundtracks in its New Year concert program.

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Vienna Gala in Opera and Ballet Theatre


This is the second year that the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet congratulated New Year with the traditions of Vienna Ball. The night’s special guest features opera singer Hrachuhi Basents.

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Artavazd Shidaron the stage of Hamazgayin (National) Theatre


Hamazgayin Theatre presented a premiere – Artavazd Shidar by Gurgen Khanjyan. Stage director is Armen Mehrabyan. The performance is supported by the Ministry of Culture and the Armenian National Educational-Cultural Union.

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Memorial plaque perpetuating the memory of Soviet Armenian pilot Ninel Gharajyan was opened


A memorial plaque perpetuating the memory of the first female pilot of the Soviet Armenian Ninel Gharajyan was openedat Khorenatsi 26. The decision was made by the City Hall of Yerevan. The memorial plaque was opened by the grandchild and great grandson of Ninel Gharajyan.

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National Gallery enriched with pieces of Armenian graphics


Painter Nerses Melityan presented 7 painters’ compositions to the National Gallery of Armenia. Most of the compositions depicted under the title “Armenian Graphics of 20th Century: Donation” are exhibited for the first time ever.

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Bridge Band presented jazz standards and arrangements of folk songs


Within the scope of the project “Students Philharmonia”, the jazz music class-concert held in Arno Babajanyan Concert Hall was attended by Garegin Hayrapetyan, Armen Hovakimyan, Artur Martirosyan, Argina Harutyunyan, Hayk Ghazaryan, Rafayel Avagyan, Davit Melkonyan.