Dance Class of Etchmiadzin Armenian Church Youth Center


Sona Says: “Before taking up dance, I was putting my feet crooked, I was thinking I am club-footed. Everything changed after I started going to dance.” Sona and her friends attend the Dance class of Etchmiadzin Armenian Church Youth Center. 

Annual Clergy Meeting was held in the Mother See


On May 29 the Divine Liturgy in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin was followed by the Annual Clergy Meeting attended by over two hundred priests from Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora Dioceses of the Armenian Church. 
 

Professors and students from the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Viennain the Holy Etchmiadzin


Group of students and professors from the Faculty of Catholic Theology of the University of Vienna visited Armenia. They were received by Catholicos of All Armeniansin the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. 

Lecture of Monsignor Jean-Louis Bruguès in Gevorkian Theological Seminary


Head of Vatican Secret Archives and Apostolic Library Monsignor Jean-Louis Bruguès delivered a lecture in Gevorkian Theological Seminary on the topic “Armenian Treasures in the Secret Archives of Vatican and Apostolic Library”. 

Students of Ferrahian Armenian School met Catholicos of All Armenians


The students of one of the 15th Armenian colleges of Los Angeles – Ferrahian Armenian School visited Armenia. In June 2 they met Catholicos of All Armenians in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. 
 

Annual International Award Ceremony in Tekeyan Cultural Center


On May 23, the Annual International Award Ceremony of Tekeyan Cultural Center was attended by the stewards of literature, music and theatre. The names of award winners were announced. 
 

The results of contest “The Adventures of Pinocchio” summarized


By the initiative of Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum, for the duration of one month more than 300 young people from Yerevan and regions studied the long nose hero of Italian writer Carlo Collodi – Pinocchio. On June 1, Children’s Day, the results of the contest “The Adventures of Pinocchio” were summarized. 
 

Screening of documentary “Lest They Parish” in Naregatsi Art Institute


Naregatsi Art Institute presented its documentary “Lest They Parish… Story of American Committee for Relief in the Near East” containing cadres never seen before and the collection of photographs provided by Rockefeller Archive Center taken by the Near East Relief in the period of 1915- 1929. The event was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Near East Foundation, producer of the film Shant Mardirossyan.
 

The program “Give Me Life” fights against prenatal sex selection


The non-governmental organization “Forum of Christian Women” conducted a seminar in Gavar addressing the fight against prenatal sec selection.

Embassy of China to donate 4 free mobile cinemas to the National Cinema Center of Armenia


The Embassy of the People’s Republic of Chinain Armenia will provide 4 free mobile cinemas to  the National Cinema Center of Armenia. Recently, the Minister of Culture Armen Armiryan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary H.E.Mr. Tian Erlong signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

The collection of academic articles titled “Komitas and Medieval Music Culture” was published


The collection of academic articles titled “Komitas and Medieval Music Culture” was published by Komitas Museum-Institute. The collection features issues regarding Armenian music folklore studies.

New books 13.03.2017


“Alice in Wonderland” and Umberto Eco’s “Don’t Make Enemies” were translated into Armenian.