Cultural poster 19.12.2016


The memorandum of understanding on research of archaeological materials of Karmir Blur was signed between Armen Amiryan, the Minister of Culture of Armenia and Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of Hermitage. 
The renovation and refurbishment of Gabriel Sundukyan National Academic Theatre was followed by “Pepo”. 
Stas Namin presented the film “Freedom of Rock&Roll” to rock fans in Moscow Cinema. 
Premiere of the play “My Heart is in the Highlands” of the Music and Drama Theatre of Moscow. 
The results of a painting contest announced by Foundation for the Preservation of Wild Life and Cultural Assets were finalized.
The last collection of poems “Chained Days” by HrachyaTamrazyan and tenth volume of the fifteen volumes by Gurgen Mahari’s.

 

Cultural poster 23.01.2017


The administration of National Gallery had a meeting with journalists to cover their new plans and issues of the Gallery. 
Round-table discussion on the topic “Hrant Dink: 10 years Later” was organized by the Ministry of Diaspora. 
To mark the anniversary of Silva Kaputikyan, a visit was organized to Komitas Pantheon and House-Museum of the poetess.
The renovation of Sundukyan National Academic Theatre ended up with a new museum. 
The novel of modern writer Dejan Trajkoski “Infidelity” was translated and published. 
Two books of famous Georgian writer Nodar Dumbadze were published in one volume of the series “Mandatory Reading”. 
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Cultural poster 26.12.2016


Year-end meeting of the Minister of Culture with journalists. 
A three day workshop titled “Images of Memory: Innovative Technologies for Preserving and Restoring Handwritten and Printed Legacy” was organized in Matenadaran. 
Celebration events organized in the Community Development Center of Dilijan on the eve of holidays. 
A collective exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Independence was opened in High Art Cultural Center. 
On the eve of New Year, the Nutcracker was performed in Yerevan Marionette Theatre. 
Charity project called “Open-booked” was held in AGBU. 
Yet another time Yerevan opened its hospitable doors to the participants of regional youth cultural program “Our Marz and Us".
“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” was published. 
New Year of Syrian Armenians in Armenia. 

 

Cultural poster 12.12.2016


Armenian delegation participated in the 11th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Addis Ababa. 
Memory-evening dedicated to Hrachya Tamrazyan was held on his birthday. 
Festive New Year exhibition was opened in Silk Road Hotel. 
Traditional charity exhibition-fair entitled “Breath of Syrian Armenian Culture in Armenia” kicked off in Armenia. 
Reflecting on the activities of the National Library of Armenia. 
Unpublished studies of Paruyr Sevak and the novel by Melinda Nadj Abonji “Doves Fly Up” translated by Gayane Ginoyan.

 

Cultural poster 07.11.2016


8th International Animation Festival “Reanimania” finalized. 
Premiere of the play authored by Polish playwright Slawomir Mrozek “The House on the Border” in Chamber Music Theatre. 
Exhibition “Black. White. Tricolor” of Zaven Khachikyan in the History Museum of Armenia. 
12th International Film Festival for Children and Young People “ROLAN” is held in Yerevan, various regions and Artsakh.  
First edition of Garun Magazine of this year was published. 
Literary elite of Yerevan pondering upon the modern world literature within the context of the Nobel prize, which was held in Zangak Publishing House of Yerevan. 
National Academic Theatre of Gabriel Sundukyan has been renovated and re-equipped. The tour was attended by the Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan. 
 

 

Cultural poster 03.10.2016


A Regional Center for Restoration of Monuments to be established in Armenia.
Youth literary periodical “Gretert” marked 10th years of its establishment.
From October 1-8, High Fest 14th International Performing Arts Festival is held in Yerevan.
Japanese “Noh” Theatre in Yerevan. 
Achievements of the first Armenian inclusive theatrical group of Pokr Tatron (Small Theatre).
2nd International Festival of Documentaries “Apricot Tree” kicked off. 
First Armenian translation of Guram Odisharia’s book. 
 

 

Cultural poster 10.10.2016


Exhibition “Independence” organized by Fine Arts Center “High Art” in Modern Art Museum.
“GOST – Made in Armenia” dedicated to the 85th jubilee of the Museum and the anniversary of Yerevan. 
Harvest and Crafts Festival in Perch Proshyan House-Museum.
Premiere on Puppet Theatre Stage: “Thumbelina”, Andersen’s fairy-tale.
Joint Armenian-Japanese exhibition titled “Man as a Particle of Nature” at Hovhannes Sharambeyan Folk Arts and Crafts Museum.
Darak Publishing House published the Armenian translation of Virginia Woolf’s “A Haunted House”. 

 

Cultural poster 26.09.2016


This year the program “European Heritage Days” was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Armenian independence. 
Exhibition “From Genocide to Independence” in the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. 
“Literary Arc 2016” launched for the 8th time.
Komitas Museum-Institute hosts a temporary exhibition “Armenian Ceramic Art of Kutina”.
Exhibition of Italian painter Miro Persolja "Beyond Reflection" was opened in National Gallery of Armenia.
“Unbidden Anna” of Dostoyevsky: premiere in Hrachya Ghaplanyan Drama Theatre. 
Presentation of Narine Abgaryan’s book “The Giant Who Dreamt to Play Violin”.
 

 

Cultural poster 05.09.2016


108th anniversary of William Saroyan was celebrated in Yerevan. 
New bookstore was opened in the junction of Isayakyan-Nalbandyan streets in Yerevan. 
A facsimile photo exhibition entitled “Family in the Eurasian Culture: XX century” of Russian Ethnography Museum was opened in the History Museum of Armenia. 
The presentation of Mariam Aslamazyan’s autobiography called “Book of Life” took place. 
Armenian translations of novels “A Heart So White” by Spanish writer Javier Marías and “The Agony of Christianity and Three Exemplary Novels” by Miguel de Unamuno done by Ruzanna Petrosyan were published.

Cultural poster 13.06.2016


Armenia celebrates cultural days of the People’s Republic of China. 
Modern Art Museum hosts an exhibition titled “Between the Sky and Earth” or “Armenia through My Eyes”. 
Exhibition of photographs “Ararat through the Eyes of Armenian” was opened in Tekeyan Center. 
Premiere in Mher Mkrtchyan’s Theatre: Gabriel Garcia Marquez “Just Came to Call You”. 
The novels “Nausea” by Jean-Paul Sartre and “Red Collar” by Jean-Christophe Rufin now translated into Armenian.
Children’s Performance Festival launched from June 1 in Vanadzor was concluded.
 

 

Cultural poster 20.06.2016


This year 13th Yerevan International Film Festival “Golden Apricot” will launch on July 10.
National Gallery of Armenia features retrospective exhibition under the title “Bronze Age of Benik Petrosyan”. 
The play “Cloud-Torn Fairy Tale” of Hovhannes Tumanyan Puppet Theatre. 
The exhibition of works by painter Armen Khojoyan was opened in “Sargis Muradyan” Gallery. 
Events dedicated to repatriation: exhibition called “Stream of Light” was opened in ACCEA (NPAK). The presentation of the website hayrenadardz.org and the screening of Tigran Paskevichyan’s film “Oh Motherland Cold and Sweet” took place.
 

 

Cultural poster 27.06.2016


National painter, sculptor Artashes Hovsepyan is 85 years old. 
The exhibition of compositions by theatre, cinema and TV stage artists was opened in Artists’ Union.
Another hall of the Artists’ Union features the collective exhibition of compositions by Ararat Khanzadyan and Shirvan Mkrtchyan. 
“The Dog and the Cat” by Hovhannes Tumanyan is 130 years old: festival of 13 youth theatrical groups from marzes and capital city.
Antares Publishing House published the booklet titled “Speculations on the Issue of Karabakh and Nakhichevan” authored by Derenik Demirchyan and the collection of stories and essays by Jorge Luis Borges “The Library of Babel”. 
Premiere in Russian Drama Theatre of Stanislavski: Nora Grigoryan staged the play by modern Russian playwright Alexander Korovkin “Fruit Routine”.