Military officers of Armenia will bear medals “Cross of King Ashot Yerkat (the Iron)” on their uniforms


On January 27, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin,  St. Vartan and St. Hovhannes Chapel, A Divine Liturgy was offered on the occasion of the Army Day. The celebrant was the Chaplain of the RA Armed Forces Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan. By the presidency of Catholicos of All Armenians, a Pontifical prayer was offered. It was followed by the blessing of the medals to be distributed to the officers and the soldiers.
From this point on, based on the blessing of Catholicos of All Armenians and the Minister of Defense of Armenia, the military officers will bear the medal  “Cross of King Ashot Yerkat (the Iron)” on their uniforms. 
After the Liturgy, an award ceremony was held in the ceremony hall of Gevorkian Seminary. 
 

 

Shombi Sharp, UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia was received by Catholicos of All Armenians


On January 17, Karekin II Catholicos of All Armenians received Shombi Sharp, UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia and the representatives of other UN specialized agencies and program.
 

 

Religious shapes in totalitarian art


By the initiative of Dialog NGO, a discussion on “Totalitarian Art and Its Manifestations in Religious Organizations” was held in Ararat Patriarchal Diocese.
 

 

The film of filmmaker Gagik Harutyunyan is about an interesting episode of Komitas’ biography


The film of filmmaker Gagik Harutyunyan “”The Past Defines the Future” is about an interesting episode of Komitas Vardabet's biography.
 

 

The festival “Yerevan Prospects” kicked off with a concert by Estonian National Symphony Orchestra


The 19th Concert Season of “Yerevan Prospects” International Festival kicked off with a concert by Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.
 

Rose feast to the memory of Sayat-Nova


This year too, the park of Conservatory was filled with roses and songs. It’s been 10 years now that Sayat-Nova Cultural Center celebrated the Rose Feast by the initiative of Merited Artist of Armenia Tovmas Poghosyan. The feast is devoted to the memory of Sayat-Nova. 
 

The harvest of the Golden Apricot Film Festival kicked off


XV International Film Festival Golden Apricot was launched on July 8 in Yerevan.
 

Presentation of Razmik Davoyan's novel “Kinship”


The National Library organized a meeting with Razmik Davoyan to present the novel “Kinship” of the writer.
 

5th contest of Eduard Mirzoyan Young Composers finalized


The nominees of 5th contest of Eduard Mirzoyan Young Composers are made known.
 

Exhibition of Nahuboru Ohara and Ara Haytayan: “Collapse and Harmony”


On November 28, the Contemporary Art Museum opened the exhibition of Nahuboru Ohara and Ara Haytayan titled “Collapse and Harmony.”
 

The President’s prize winners are known


On May 24, the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan awarded prizes to a number of Armenian figures with significant investment in diverse areas.
 

Armenian “Hover”and Polish “Cracow Singers”on one stage


The music of Penderecki brought together Armenian and Polish Choirs in one stage. Armenian “Hover” Polish Cracow Singersperformed acapella compositions of Krzysztof Penderecki.