Pilgrimage of the President of Federation of Cyclists to the Holy Land


Arman Antonyan, the President of Federation of Cyclists managed to realize his childhood dream and depart for Israel, Bethlehem, Nazareth and the River Jordan. After vising different holy places related to the earthly life of Christ, Arman got as far as to Jerusalem on the Feast of Holy Resurrection, wore a vestment for 5 days and attended ecclesiastical rituals. 
 

The teachers of Holy Translators’ College of Jerusalem had a meeting with the Armenian Patriarch


By the leadership of Rev. Fr. Norayr Gazazyan, Armenian, Jew and Palestine teachers of Holy Translators’ College of Jerusalem are in Armenia these days,  On June 19 they were received by Catholicos of All Armenians. 

Issues related to the management of monuments of religious significance were discussed in Yerevan


Recently international experts from 20 countries of the world, from Georgia to Macedonia were in Armenia.  In April 19-20, Yerevan hosted an expert conference dedicated to sustainable management of  religious World Heritage sites across Eastern European countries. The meeting was attended by the representatives of Russian Orthodox and Armenian Apostolic Church. 
 

The school-children of Bjni met with the Armenian Patriarch


On June 19, the school-children of Bjni accompanied by the spiritual pastor of the Holy Mother of God Church Father Aristakes Baghalyan, came to the Mother See for pilgrimage. They had a meeting with Catholicos of All Armenians in Karekin I Education Center.

Celebration of 112th anniversary of AGBU


The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) marks their 112th anniversary of establishment. On this occasion, with the head of the AGBU  Yerevan office, scouts laid wreaths and flowers at the statues of the union's founder Poghos Nubar, presidents Galust Gyulbenkyan and Alex Manoogian. 
 

Supporting the Theatre of Stepanakert


The program “Artsakh, My Love: Support Stepanakert Theatre” was launched.

Divine Liturgy of the Holy Resurrection in Yerevan's military unit


The good news of Resurrection reached to military servants. An open-altar Divine Liturgy was offered in Yerevan Divine Liturgy. The celebrant was senior Chaplain of 5th Army Military unit of Yerevan Father Yenovk Yesayan.

Bicycle pilgrimage to the Mother See


On March 24, on the eve of Tsakhkazard, the Cycling Federation of Armenia organized a bicycle pilgrimage. From the Republic Square the pilgrim cyclers along with Father Nshan Alaverdyan got to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. 

Music of Komitas: by original, or by arrangement


Only original music of Komitas should be heard in Komitas Museum-Institute; no other musician can perform in the Museum with the arrangements of the heritage of Komitas. This decision of the Museum's scientific board became a topic of discussions one year ago. Recently the Museum initiated a conversation-discussion on “Komitas’ Heritage”. The discussions focused on the above-mentioned decision causing hot arguments.

Parajanov Day in “Loft”


On April 8, Loft Development Center turned into Parajanov's house in Tbilisi or his summer house, which was replete with parties and guests. An event dedicated to the world-known filmmaker Sergei Parajanov was organized.
 

Candlelight Divine Liturgy of Holy Resurrection in Arabkir Church


On March 31, the eve of the Feast of the Holy Resurrection, all Armenian Apostolic Churches offered Candlelight Divine Liturgy. The newly-constructed church of Arabkir hosted large crowds of people of the Candlelight Divine Liturgy. 
 

Hamazgayin Theatre joined the program “Artsakh My Love” with its performance “Santa Cruz”


The program “Artsakh My Love” of the Ministry of Culture was joined by Hamazgayin Theatre with its performance “Santa Cruz”. All the proceeds will go to the renovation of Vahram Papazyan State Drama Theatre building.