Material losses of Bursa Armenians in the years of Armenian Genocide

Economy Institute of National Science Academy published Anahit Astoyan’s book “Economic Situation and Material Losses of the Armenians in Bursa Province during the Years of Armenian Genocide”.

Award ceremony of 4th International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films “Fresco”

Closing and award ceremony of 4th International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films “Fresco” was held. 

Realization of Independence: Historical Science

How does the present turn into past, the past – into history? Who is t he Armenia history being written in the period of independence and how are the independence years turning into material for historical science? The topic is discussed by candidates of historical science Smbat Hovhannisyan and Hamo Sukiasyan. The conversation is hosted by Anna Sargsyan. 

Post-Golden Apricot

Golden Apricot Film Festival is often accompanied with fervent discussions on films.  Even after the closing of the festival are characterised by inertial fluctuations after which everyone leaves the “cross-roads of cultures and civilizations” back to their normal life. The panorama of this year’s Golden Apricot is discussed by Davit Matevosyan, the Director of “Hrant Matevosyan” Foundation and journalist Nune Hakhverdyan.

“Protected by the State”

Euthanasia: Between the Philosophy of Life and Death

Legal evaluation of euthanasia is closely linked to the specifics of medical, moral ethical, philosophical and religious views.  In certain countries it is criminal offense, while it is legally allowed in other countries.  Euthanasia is legally prohibited in Armenia. What ethical issues does it cause globally, and does the Christian standing help overcome these issues? The topic is discussed by the Head of the Armenian Unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Very Rev. Father Zakara Baghumian from the Mother See. 

The Clergy and Opressed Protest

Second phase of the admission examinations for spiritual HEIs have already commenced

Second phase of admission examinations of Gevorkian Theological Seminary has been launched.The applicants have already participated in the examination of Armenian language, and over this week the future students of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin’ spiritual higher education institutions- Gevorkian Seminary and Vaskenian Seminary will take examinations in Armenian literature, history, English language.

The book "The Epigraphic Inscriptions and Colophons of Noravank Monastery” by Karen Matevosyan was published

"The Epigraphic Inscriptions and Colophons of Noravank Monastery” by the Head of Art History Department in Matenadaran Karen Matevosyan was published. 

Catholicos of All Armenians celebrated his birthday today

On August 21, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II celebrated his 66th anniversary. “I shall live with the vision of seeing our Church erect and flourishing every single day and year of my life”. These words of the Pontiff may perhaps be considered the motto of 132nd ruler of the Armenian Church.

Give me, Oh God…

Many of us ask our close friends or relatives to pray for us. We ask for it, because we believe in the power of a prayer made for someone else. The first child of Hrayr and Christine – Gevorg, was born 12 years after their marriage. Hrayr readily tells about this episode in his life – what miracle happened and how the most sacramental dream of his family came true owing to the prayers of strangers. 

Pantomime Festival in Tsakhkadzor: 6thInternational Leonid Yengibaryan Pantomime Festival

From July 22-26, Tsaghkunyats and Orbeli Squares of Tsakhkadzor will turn into theatrical stages to host guests from the Europe, Russia, Bangladesh, South African Republic for the 6th International Leonid Yengibaryan Pantomime Festival.