Performer and Composition: Part 2


It takes a wide range of skills to perform a piece of music. How to play the melody, what types of interpretation problems does the musician face? Pianist Hayk Melikyan, violinist Anush Nikoghosyan, composer, musicologist Arthur Avanesov are presenting.

Performer and Composition: Part 1


It takes a wide range of skills to perform a piece of music. How to play the melody, what types of interpretation problems does the musician face? Pianist Hayk Melikyan, violinist Anush Nikoghosyan, composer, musicologist Arthur Avanesov are presenting.

Children with Down Syndrome hosted by the Armenian Patriarch


March 21 marks the World Down Syndrome Day. The Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received the “sun-children” in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

Students of Armenian Church Youth Centers visited Catholicos of All Armenians


On January 10, at the Ceremony Hall of the Pontifical Residency, Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians met with nearly 300 students, teachers, directors of the AGBU-supported Armenian Church Youth Centers and Miniature Art Center operating by the support of the AGBU and the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.

 

Regional stage of the Olympiad on the subject of Armenian Church History


The regional stage of the Olympiad on Armenian Church History was held at Vardanants Knights School N 106 in Yerevan. 54 students from grades 7-12 attended the Olympiad.

 

Tribute to the memory of the victims of the Baku pogroms


Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, National Assembly Speaker and other high-ranking officials and MPs paid homage to the victims of the Baku pogrom on the 30th anniversary of the atrocity.

Christmas Ritual Puppets


Traditional puppets, Kaghand grandfather, khlvliks and aralezes have been transformed into new puppets today. Puppet makers show how to do it, preserving the sacrament and content of folk rituals of Christmas.

The Chairman of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan was received by Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II


On January 25, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received the newly-elected Chairman of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The Supreme Patriarch spoke about the important role of the National Assembly in the public life, emphasized the need for solving the problems faced by the country through legislative regulations while ensuring progress. The Chairman of NA underscored the vital role of Church-State cooperation.

 

2nd International Festival of Brass Instruments in Yerevan


Alexander Harutyunyan International Brass Instruments’ Festival was held in Yerevan from June 12-15. 

Festive Candlelight Divine Liturgy at Yerevan Grigor Lusavorich (Gregory the Illuminator) Church


Hundreds of believers gathered in Yerevan St. Grigor Lusavorich Cathedral to attend festive Candlelight Divine Liturgy. People have arrived with families, friends and relatives.
 

 

Jubilee calendar on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Komitas Vardabet


2019 is a jubilee year marking the 150th anniversary of Komitas Vardabet. The calendar-album published by the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin is on the subject of Komitas Vardabet.
 

 

Ambassador of Uruguay in Armenia Carlos Sgarbi Von Steinmann visits Echmiadzin


The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uruguay in Armenia Carlos Sgarbi Von Steinmann had a meeting with Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians.