5th International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films “Fresco” was launched


On June 22, the 5th International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films “Fresco” kicked off. The ten-day festival takes place both in Yerevan as well as in historical cultural places of regions. This years the festival includes 28 films from 13 countries.
 

The master classes organized by Armenian-German Music Union were finalized by a concert.


Three-day master classes of Armenian-German Music Union took place at Komitas Chamber Music House of Yerevan attended by Maria-Elisabeth Lott, professor of Detmold Conservatory. All participants of the project took part in the final concert of master classes performing compositions of Armenian and foreign composers. 
 

4th festival of Mulberry in Karahunj


Mulberry Festival has become a tradition in Karahunj. The mulberry gardens are everywhere in this community, the products made of mulberry are considered the business card of Goris. Within the scope of Goris - Cultural Capital of CIS 2018, this year the 4th festival of mulberry was launched in Karahunj community. The opening was attended by the Minister of Culture of Armenia Lilit Makunts, guests from different CIS countries. 
 

4th International Art Expo held in Yerevan


From May 22-26, Art Expo International Exhibition was held in Yerevan.  For the 4th time, the art fans had the opportunity to familiarize with the compositions of the Armenian and foreign painters. The organizer of the international exhibition was painter Vako Armeno Khakhamian. 
 

The 16th International Film Festival "One Shot" will be held in NPAK


Every year, Yerevan's Innovative Experimental Art Center hosts the “One Shot” Festival of Short Films, which promotes the development of youth and independent cinema in Armenia.
This year, the festival was held on June 4-10, 517 applications were submitted. 

Arshak II Opera is 150 years old


On May 17, A. Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Theatre showcased “Arshak II” operea of Tigran Tchoukhajian. The performance was dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the opera. Special guest singers of the theatre were Barsegh Tumanyan and Ruben Telunts arriving upon the invitation of Artistic Director of the Theatre Konstantin Orbelyan.
 

“Museum of Inaccessibility”: what issues do people with disabilities confront?


By the initiative of Unison non-governmental organization, the exhibition “Museum of Inaccessibility” was opened in Moscow Cinema. The exhibition showcased items of daily use, which become absolutely inaccessible for some people. According to the organizes, this event highlights what physical, information and other types of issues faced by people with disabilities.

20 exhibits of the Mother See will be exhibited in Metropolitan Museumof NewYork


An exhibition titled "Armenia" will be opened at New York's Metropolitan Museum on September 21. More than 130 exhibits will tell about the Armenian historical and cultural heritage of the 4th to 17th centuries, which will be provided by the Mashtots Matenadaran, the Armenian History Museum and the Museum of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.   

22 children from Nubarashen special school N11 were baptized


73 children, aged 6-18, from different communities and towns of Armenia, with mental disabilities study in Nubarashen special boarding school N11. Accompanied by Father Yenovk Yesayan - in charge with 5th Army Corp and Yerevan Garrison and Deacon Hrayr Lalayan, the children visited the officers of the peacekeeping brigade of the RA Armed Forces and servicemen. The day here was different from the usual.  First of all, the ceremony was held. Afterwards 22 children were baptized. The godfathers were the military. 
 

Victoria Shabhazyan amd Mary Yepremyan are participants of 6th exhibition of “Creating Hands”


6th exhibition of "Creating Hands” exhibition project opened in the lobby of Gevorkyan Theological Seminary. This time the students of the Academy of Fine Arts Victoria Shahbazyan and Mary Yepremyan presented their works.
 

Symposium dedicated to the eightieth anniversary of writer, publicist Gevorg Devrikyan


A symposium dedicated to the eightieth anniversary of writer Gevorg Devrikyan was held in Manuk Abeghyan Literature Institute. The collection of speeches of the author was also presented. 

The members of the Supreme Spiritual Council visited Sardarapat Memorial


The sessions of the Supreme Spiritual Council held in Holy Etchmiadzin were completed. On June 1 the members of Supreme Spiritual Council visited the Memorial of Sardarapat.