“Miqayel Voskanyan and Friends”

"Miqayel Voskanyan and Friends" ethno jazz band created in 2011 is one of the most inimitable musical groups. Their set list includes adaptations of famous pieces as well as original compositions. Tar is the solo instrument in the band. Their music mixes elements of jazz, Armenian folk music, rock and fusion. Our camera is in the rehearsal room of "Miqayel Voskanyan and Friends" band.

Armenian Philanthropists

Construction of the Trbanchian Seminary of Harichavank, provision of spiritual and secular education, development of rural communities: people whose lives were deeply affected by the investment of Gerald and Patrica Trbanchian's Armenian programs tell about their contributions. 

Murad Hasratyan

Murad Hasratyan studied and composed the entire history of the Armenian architecture in Armenian, Russian and French. Hasratyan lectured in a number of prestigious symposiums and foreign universities. Today the scientists continues his academic and pedagogical activities with   an enthusiasm of a young man. The six-volume book on Armenian architecture continues to be published under his huidance in the NAS Art Institute. 

Buildings of Mother Cathedral

The camera is following Father Ararat Poghosyan walking in the territory of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. He is showing the historical and newly constructed buildings within the territory of the Mother Cathedral. 
A wonderful video guide for those who are familiar with, but hadn’t been there for a while, or have no idea as to why is Holy Etchmiadzin considered to be an open-air museum.


Father Abel Kartashyan

Father Abel is a priest of seven borderline villages. He serves in Tavush Diocese. He considers hardships and joys of every soldier and farmer who defends the border his own. What does a man need? A frank and compassionate friend.

Taking Care of Cats

There is a cat shelter in Kanakeravan village. The shelter has been rented by Hasmik and Diana. They themselves take care of homeless cats with their own resources. The number of cats is going up, while the shelter is really tiny…

Two in the City Honesty

Composer Andranik Berberyan and actor Samvel Tadevosyan walk around the city and share their thoughts on honesty. 

Father Abel Kartashyan

“I came to priesthood service in quite a mature age. It was difficult in the beginning. Spiritual music was such a new and unveiled world for a violin player. It took me a while to understand what a gift I got…”. 

Movses Village

The daily routine of the borderland village Movses changed after the reconstruction of the Church. “The Church of our village is mighty”, - say the children of the village. They tell our crew enthusiastically about their Movses, the Church, and of course, about the soldier that guards the border.

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. 

Postcards made by wounded soldiers purchased for charity purposes

Yerevan State Medical University of MkhitarHeratsi decided to buy the postcards for March 8 from the wounded soldiers. Other institutions and organizations also decided to join the initiative. All funds raised will be transferred to the Rehabilitation Center of Military Servants.

Isahakyan in Letters

The letters of writers usually published in the final volumes of the complete collections of their writings, and more seldom – in separate collectiosn, can interest not only literary critics- text specialists, but also wider circles of society. The letters allow observing the author in the real life and cross-check his/her literature against his/her biography and the opposite. However, we’re often confronted with the question of how decent is it to publish intimate letters, and how does it contribute to getting to know the writer? 
Hayk Hambardzumyan discussed these issues with journalist Lilit Avagyan.