Feast of Assumption is also the pilgrimage day of the Monastery of Tegher


On the Feast of Assumption of the Mother See of God numerous pilgrims visit Holy Mother of God Church in Tegher to receive the intercession of the Mother of God. This year the group of pilgrims were joined by the youth of Menk Folk Dance Group. 

Haghartsin Cultural Week in Tavush


Monastic complex of Haghartsin has turned into cultural and crafts center for a whole week: master classes, games, dances, films screening, sweets and food made with ancient monastic recipes. All these to come true in the framework of Haghartsin Cultural Week.  

Harutyun Topikyan marks 40th anniversary of his artistic career


Merited artist of RA, artistic director of State Chamber Orchestra of Yerevan Harutyun Topikyan celebrated 40th anniversary of his activities and 60th birthday together with his colleagues, relatives and students. Maestro was on the stage with the orchestra he established. 
 

Concert of Armenian Church Youth Centers in Russia and Nor Nakhichevan


Around 150 members of Armenian Church Youth Centers in Russia and Nor Nakhichevan visited Armenia to participate in the festival “My Armenia” organized by the RA Ministry of Diaspora. They had concerts in various cities of Armenia including in Etchmiadzin Armenian Church Youth Center.
 

Prayer of Peace offered in the Armenian Apostolic Churches


The extended seating of the Brotherhood Council, convened by Karakin II Catholicos of All Armenians attended by Diocese leaders and bishops serving at the Mother See, published a message where all illegal actions and violation were deemed unacceptable since they could lead to bloodshed. 
Today, the Sunday Divine Liturgy was followed by a prayer of pace in Armenian Apostolic Churches. 
 

 

Qahana.am website assists its readers


qahana.am website has readers from more than 80 countries of the world. One of the active followers of the website is 18 years old Hovhannes, who has locomotor issues. The personnel of qahanna.am helped finding sponsors for funding the expenses of his treatment. 
 

Fr. Hamazasp Grigoryan


Our crew visited the family of Father Vrtanes Baghalyan. 
“It’s such a joy to be a father; it’s the biggest gift ever that God may give someone. It means to be somehow part of the process of creation”. Our crew visited the family of Father Hamazasp Grigoryan. 

Mastara


The children of Mastara village accompany the tourists first to St. John the Baptist Church, and afterwards to the chapel of St. Stepanos Protomartyr. They accompanied our crew too and told stories endlessly… 
 

Initiative “Sunday Choir” launched


From this point on, everyone interested in the choir art or who are keen on learning Armenian spiritual and folk songs, may participate in the initiative “Sunday Choir” every Sunday. Armenian Association of Choir Conductors NGO will organize open classes including lessons on songs and concise lecture.
 

Musicians of “Goght” Band in Cafesjian Art Center


The musicians of “Goght” band formed only one year ago perform folk arrangements and author compositions. On March 4, they had a concert in Cafesjian Art Center, The boys equipped with classic and folk instruments, presented their new works. 
 

Compositions of the project “To Komitas” in Komitas Museum-Institute


Last year, 12 young Armenian composers from Armenia and other corners of the world came together around the project “To Komitas” and composed 12 piano compositions. Recently, 7 of them were heard in Komitas Museum-Institute. 
 

Concert at Holy Trinity Church Hall


To mark Holy Tuesday, all choirs of Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex performed in the hall of Holy Trinity Church of Yerevan. The new project initiated by the church and the educational complex is called “Spiritual Armenia”. Most of the compositions heard in the concert are Komitas arrangements.