Screening of Wim Wenders’ films in Yerevan

“Filmadaran” NGO and Goethe Institute organized the screening of Wim Wenders’ films in Yerevan.

Ս. Candlelight Divine Liturgy of Holy Resurrection at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Ս. Festive Divine Liturgy of Holy Resurrection in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin was offered by Archbishop Paren Avetisyan. The Supreme Patriarch lighted the Cathedral lanterns with the altar lamp and distributed among the believers. Thousands of people from various location came to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin to carry the symbolic light to their  families.  Tomorrow, on April 1, Catholicos of All Armenians will offer the festive Divine Liturgy of Holy Resurrection. 

The Service of the Washing of the Feet in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

The fourth day of the Holy Week, the service of the Washing of the Feet takes place in the Armenian Apostolic Church. Ս. The service is offered by Catholicos of All Armenians in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin. First the water and oil of the Holy Altar is blessed with the cross and Gospel, and the Pontiff following the example of the Lord, washes the right feet of twelve people and makes cross marks with oil. This year, school children, students, members of priesthood and soldiers also went up the Altar for the Feet Washing Service.

New books 09.04.2018

“One Hundred Years of Solitude” of Marquez and Gustav Janouch's “Conversations with Kafka” were translated into Armenian from original.

The services of the Good Friday in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Good Friday is the commemoration day of the torture, crucifixion, death and burial of our Lord Jesus Christ. 
On Good Friday, after the crucifixion, all Armenian Churches commemorate the burial service of our Lord. 

Holy Tuesday in the Holy Etchmiadzin

Holy Tuesday Mass was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. That day the the parable of Ten Virgins is being told. The story was recorded by Matthew the Evangelist.

Participants of Karabakh Movement

How did Karabakh movement take its start in Artsakh? Who were the participants and leaders of the Movement? Deputies of the RA Supreme Council (1990-1995) Kim Balayan and Gevorg Baghdasaryan recollect and discuss the topic. 
The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.


Accounts of Karabakh Movement

How is the Karabakh movement narrated in the textbooks, official presentations, public-political speech? What takes the most part in the happenings of 1988-1991 – the fight for democracy, or national-liberation tendencies? The topic is discussed by ethnographer Satenik Mkrtchyan and political expert Mikayel Zolyan. 
The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan.

“Book of Flowers” in the Pantomime Theatre

State Pantomime Theatre stage features the performance “Book of Flowers” based on the same-name novel authored by Derenik Demirchyan. 

Estonian translation of Narekatsi “Book of Lamentations” was published second time

The Estonian translation Narekatsi “Book of Lamentations” was published in Tallinn, which was sold out within a short time and printed for the second time. 


Yura doesn’t imagine his day without St. Gevorg Church. “Every morning I first run to the Church, then to school… I dream of becoming a priest; I know that I need to study well”. 

“Caffeine Brew Lab, Dilijan”

Mariam Sinanyan and Ani Harutyunyan made a decision to create a new entertainment culture in the region. They move to Dilijan and open an alternative café, "Caffeine Brew Lab", making alternative coffee. The food is from local producers and offers healthy food to visitors. During the Soviet year, there used to be grocery store in that place, and the girls did not change the interior - it's a common place for the locals, for the tourists - attractive.
Entrepreneurship in Dilijan is risky. But the girls are constantly looking for new ways ...