What is the sacrament of Transfiguration or Vardavar, the message to be transferred to today’s man? How is Vardavar celebrated by Tavush residents, how did they manage to preserve and pass from generation to generation the national and church traditions? 


The members of group “Bicycle +” represent differ age groups and professions, who are united by the love for nature, motherland and biking. The do environmental actions through bicycle tours to draw attention upon ecological issues. This time they are in Trchkan.

Toros Toramanyan

“If architecture was a stone music, then Toros Toramanyan has turned that stone into live music”, said Avetik Isahakyan. “He is as much a splendid singer of our magnificient ruins and musieums”. TV Encyclopedia present the life and scientific activities of famous architect, scientist Toros Toramanyan. 

Armenian-Iranian Cultural Relations: “I am the Wind of Spring” Film about Iran

The Director of Cultural Center of the Iranian Embassy in Armenia Majid Meshkin presents the Armenian-Iranian cultural relations. The interview is followed by the film “I am the Wind of Spring” about Iran. 

“Goy” Theatre

“Rhinoceros”, “Opera-Opera”, “Six Characters in Search of an Author”: “Goy” theatre, founded in 80s, was able to create an alternative theatre in difficult times. Actors and directors gathered around Armen Mazmanyan were able to stage works that were novelty in theatrical art. Today the Theatre is striving to preserve the fame and colors of the past. 

New Year and Christmas Tree

It’s been 14 years now that Movses Poghosyan grows fir trees in the backyard of Armenian branch of German Red Cross “House of Hope” of Yerevan. The ancestors of these green beauties come from Germany; the philanthropist and coordinator of the program priest Carl-Heinz Schaide sent the seedlings from his homeland.

New Year Gifts

The most expected gifts of the New Year and Christmas are those made with love and warmth. Charity fairs where proceeds are directed to donations now become a good tradition. 

Karen Qoloyan

“Children's orthopedist need to be a good psychologist in the first place. Dedication and hard work lead to success in the field of medicine”, - believes Dr. Karen Qoloyan, corresponding member of Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) and member of European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS). 

Melik Baghdasaryan

Photo journalist Melik Baghdasaryan has taken the photos of most important public, political events, historic monuments in addition to sports photography too.

Song and Prayer

Spiritual Male Choir “Saghmosergu” (The Psalmist) performs Russian, Georgian spiritual songs apart from Armenian choruses, and presents new arrangements of classic compositions. Side by side with their concerts every Sunday they perform Patarag in St. Hovhannes Church of Abovyan. 

State Marionette Theatre

“Puppets are also humans, it’s just in the case of marionettes you can see the threads, while in the case of people- you cannot.” Everyone in the theatre of marionettes believe this, and most importantly – the children too. 

Theatre Group “Bridge of Hope”

The theatre group “Bridge of Hope” established 20 years ago is one of its kind. This inclusive group includes children with and without disabilities. It has already seen many generations, however the mission of the group is still the same – to change the way the society treats those with limited abilities and create a platform for self-expression for children with issues.