Lusine Zakaryan

She was the first who not only performed spiritual songs, medieval verses, hymns, but also performed them on international stages. She was the soloist of the cathedral choir for more than 30 years. The film presents the merits of Lusine Zakaryan and the five-year activity of the house museum named after her.

Monologue of a Terlemezyan student: Vardan Petrosyan

Terlemezyan, the Painting School previously, was opened in a period when hundreds of people died every day in Yerevan from hunger and disease. There was no paint, pencil and paper. The school has been renamed several times over the decades, but the traditions created by the founders have been preserved. In 1926, it was named "Geghard" art-industrial technical school, since 1938, Art School, in 1941, it was named after the great Armenian artist Panos Terlemezyan.

Hakob Movses: The sacrament of Resurrection

The essence of Christianity is resurrection. In history, hundreds of thousands of people were crucified before Christ, crucifixion was just a form of punishment, but only one, Jesus Christ, was resurrected. Poet, translator Hakob Movses presents his perception of the sacrament of resurrection, reads his poems written on the subject.

Displacement stories

Stories of forcibly displaced people from different settlements of Artsakh

More than 300 people forcibly displaced from Artsakh now live in Ranchpar village of Ararat region. Their rented apartments are in a poor condition: they have no kitchen, bathroom, beds and household appliances. Usually several people sleep in one room. Most of the forcibly displaced Artsakh residents do not have jobs.

An ongoing feat

In October 2022, the Armenian island of St. Lazarus in Venicehosted about 200 people who appreciate humanitarian values from different countries of the world to talk together about humanitarianism in a broken world and to thank all the unknown and famous brave people working in the world. The film tells the story of 2022. About the awarding of the "Aurora" Humanitarian Award. The participants are: Co-founders of "Aurora" Ruben Vardanyan and Nubar Afeyan, Chairman of the Creative Council Marine Ales, Patriarchal Delegate of Western Europe Khajak Parsamyan, members of the selection committee for the "Aurora" Award, Director of the Center for Globalization Studies of Yale University, former President of Mexico Ernesto Cedillo, Pulitzer Prize winner laureate Dele Olojede, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and 2019 "Aurora" award winner Mirza Dina.


In Raffi Musakhanyan's studio

Abstraction is your inner energy, which you bring out every time based on a specific situation"- artist, sculptor Raffi Musakhanyan is creating. 

The Godfather - Ararat Melkumyan

This year the Godfather of the cross of the Water Blessing service at the end of the Christmas liturgy in St. Mariane Church in Ashtarak is the hero of Artsakh, Major General Ararat Melkumyan. The high-ranking military serviceman took the sacred cross to his place of residence and service in Artsakh. In Artsakh, the sacred cross was taken in military bases, in the families of fallen servicemen, in ancient sanctuaries.

Holy Nativity Journey

Rev. Fr. Mushe Vahanyan takes the children of families settled in the Aparan region after the 2020 Artsakh war to a trip. They have to celebrate the Holy Nativity.

Armenian brandy technologist - Margar Sedrakyan

Brandy maker Margar Sedrakyan became the founder of a new technology of brandy production in the Soviet Union, created the most famous Armenian brandies, even of an intensity that did not freeze from the polar cold. Both polar explorers and heads of state liked the brandy stronger than usual.  Armenian brandy was recognized as a worthy rival of the French. The author, an orphan boy who somehow survived the genocide, was also recognized.

The Helping Hand

Numerous programs to support the displaced were implemented in the aftermath of the 44-day Artsakh war. One of the largest was implemented thanks to the WCC Armenia Round Table Foundation.

Anonymous Height. An episode of the 44-day war

The separate episodes of the 44-day Artsakh war are not studied that much. We know the territories of the Artsakh Republic occupied by Azerbaijan, handed over by the November 9 declaration, the names of the boys who died or were wounded during the war. We do not know who they are, where, how they fought, what problems they performed, what decisions they made on the spot.  The documentary "Anonymous Height" examines in detail and reveals one episode of the 44-day war, the capture of the hill called Anonymous Height in the south of Artsakh. We present a part of a full-length film.

Yuri Vardanyan

Sports journalists recognized Yuri Vardanyan as one of the ten best athletes of all time in the Soviet Union. The multiple European and world weightlifting champion, the winner of the Olympic Games, lifted the record weights so lightly that it seemed that the human possibilities were endless.  Charm, artistry, purposefulness, will and strength.  Thanks to these features, Yuri Vardanyan has been declared the best weightlifter on the planet many times.