Candlelight Divine Liturgy of Holy Resurrection in Yerevan Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral

The Good news of the glorious resurrection of the Lord signaled the end of the 48-day long Great Lent. The Candlelight Divine Liturgy in S. Grigor Lusavorich Cathedral in Yerevan. was offered by Father Vahram Melikyan.

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.

Exhibition of graphic works of Nina Khemchyan “Seven Fundamental Sins”

Within the framework of International Francophonie Days, on April 5 an exhibition of the graphic works of the painter, sculptor Nina Khemchyan “Seven Fundamental Sins” was opened in Yerevan's Modern Art Museum. 

Children’s musical performance in the topic of the tale “The Wizard of Oz”

The children's musical performance “The Wizard of Emerald City” based on the fairy-tale “The Wizard of Oz” was staged in Chamber Music Theatre of Yerevan.

The novel of Claude Simon translated into Armenian

The novel of the XX century famous French writer Claude Simon “The Wind: Attempted Restoration of a Baroque Altarpiece” translated by Shushanik Tamrazyan is now available in Armenian.  

Crucifixion Service 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. From 12 o’clock, the believers attended the commemoration service of the crucifixion of the Lord in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. 

The collection of Diaspora Armenian writers “Towards the Spring of Light” was published

The collection of the speeches from the 6th conference of Diaspora Armenian writers was published.

Actresses Zabel, Hasmik and playwright Abelyan in one exhibition

An exhibition dedicated to the 160th anniversary of Zabel, 140th anniversary of Hasmik and 160th anniversary of playwright Alexander Abelyan was opened in the Musueum of Literature and Art.

Aramo celebrates his 50th anniversary

On April 3, Merited Artist of Armenia Aram Gevorgyan - Aramo, celebrated his 50th anniversary with his old and new songs at Sundukyan Theatre. 32 years out of 50 belonged to the stage.

Holy Wednesday - the Betrayal Day

Holy Wednesday symbolizes the day when Jesus Christ was betrayed. All Churches hold morning and evening masses.

This year, Tatul Altunyan’s State Song and Dance Ensemble marks it 80th anniversary.

The Ensemble launched its concert tour from Istanbul: the Ensemble of 64 members had a concert there upon the invitation of the local Yesayan Sanyats Union's “Maral” Ensemble.

Only 5 of 20 awards of “Tsitsernak (Sparrow)” went to classic music

Most outstanding music even of the year: this is how the Armenian mass media qualified the national music awards “Tsitsernak”. 10 of the 20 awards went to popular music. Another 5 awards went to the area of folk music.