The "Cold" War and Armenians


The "Cold" War seems to have ended long ago, but the controversy between the West and Russia has intensified again. In these conditions, it is interesting to touch upon the problems of Armenians living in the Diaspora in Soviet Armenia, the activities of parties, repatriation, as well as cultural life in Soviet Armenia during the Cold War. Hayk Hambardzumyan spoke with historian Ara Sanjyan, a lecturer at the Dearborn Branch of the University of Michigan, USA.

 

 

The Face of God. Part 1


The Pharisees demanded that Christ show the face of God.
What does the human face express in general? Why is seeing the face of God considered deadly? Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan speaks on this. 
 
 
 

God's Face. Part 2


The Pharisees demanded that Christ show the face of God.
What does the human face express in general? Why is seeing the face of God deadly? Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan spaks on this. 
 
 
 
 

Choice


What is choice? What examples of choice are there in the Bible? Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan speaks on this.

Our cinema: topic selection and realization


What hinders the development of international Armenian film production and international recognition? How relevant are the traditional themes of Armenian cinema and the artistic and technical means of their realization today? Is there a human and technical potential for making modern cinema in our country? Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with director, screenwriter Artak Sevada.

 

 

Exile literature. the novel of fruitless space and time


Vache Sargsyan's novel "Akeghdama" written in the 1960s has been published, which is the artistic image of the author's exile experience. What was the purpose of these works of Soviet literature? What are their psychological and artistic features? How relevant are they today? Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with literary critic Siranush Dvoyan.

 

 

Conditions for Following Jesus (Matt. 16: 13-27; Mark 8: 27-38; Luke 9: 18-26) Part 1


What question does Jesus ask His disciples about His identity? How does He chart the way of each Christian's cross? Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan speaks on this.
 

One Who Sows Wind Will Reap Storm


Why has speech become an instrument of lies and violence today? How to search for the truth through words?  Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan speaks on this. 

Decorative-applied art: presentation and publicity


The National Gallery of Armenia is preparing "Color Visions from Ancient Rome: Mosaics from the Capitol Museum ”exhibition, which will feature remarkable mosaics from the Roman period. How did the exhibition become possible, what works of decorative-applied art are kept, displayed in the National Gallery, how is it possible to present them properly and make them public? Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with Satenik Chugaszyan, an art critic and head of the gallery's decorative-applied arts department.

 

 

Conditions for Following Jesus (Matt. 16: 13-27; Mark 8: 27-38; Luke 9: 18-26) Part 2


What question does Jesus ask His disciples about His identity? How does He chart the way to the cross of each Christian? What is the place of the Transfiguration in the Gospels? Rev. Fr. Archimandrite Ruben Zargaryan speaks on this. 

 

 

"Sasna Tsrer" - eternal knowledge and the sacred story of the ancestors


How familiar are our people with the epic, what does the reading of the oral versions of the "Sasna Tsrer" epic give, what is the epic in the process of live storytelling, how do the novelists treat the epic? As an old conversation, as a sacred story or a fairy tale? Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with philologist Arusyak Sahakyan.

 

 

 

"Sasna Tsrer" - a model of statehood


What is the ideology of the epic, how modern are the ideas realized in the epic, what model of statehood does "Sasna Tsrer" represent? What does the epic say to us and the world today? Hayk Hambardzumyan talked about these issues with philologist Arusyak Sahakyan.