"Try not to fall." Henrik Igityan


What is the phenomenon of Henrik Igityan, what did he change in the sphere of Armenian cultural, what did he not manage to achieve? In what direction are the institutions he created developing today: the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Children's Gallery? Art critic Ara Haytayan and director of the National Center of Aesthetics Vahan Badalyan spoke about these topics at "Artfocus". The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Paper Mines at the National Gallery


Why did they decide to display Kamo Nigaryan's posters - "Paper Mines" at the National Gallery?  How much does Nigaryan's art inspire graphic designers today? What ideas did Nigaryan have? How relevant are they today?  From a psychological point of view, how are Nigaryan's horrible, furious characters interpreted? Art critics Vigen Galstyan and Nayiri Khachaturian talk on this in the "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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About national culture with Lilit Melikyan


On February 26, the "Teryan Cultural Center" organized an exhibition-sale of handicrafts. What is the potential of the industry of producing authentic clothes and jewelry with national patterns in Armenia? Does the Center often encounter the problem of privatization of our national-cultural values ​​by foreigners while presenting the Armenian national culture abroad? What were the results of the center's programs for the women of Artsakh?  Lilit Melikyan, the director of "Teryan Cultural Center", is in the "Artfocus" pavilion. The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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New Performance- "Arakel"


"Arakel"- a new play by the authors of theatrical blockbusters of the generation of independence.  Producer Armen Hambardzumyan and actor Samvel Topalyan are in "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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RA People's Artist Robert Amirkhanyan is in "Artfocus"


The composer touches upon the issue of the copyright of creators in Armenia not being protected, tells what is the guarantee of successful children's song writing, talks about the issue of eliminating the "childhood institute".  The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Armenian contemporary visual art at the "Cafesjian" Center


The exhibition entitled "Tomorrow" presented the visual art of 17 Armenian contemporary artists.  What is happening in the field of contemporary art in Armenia today? What to expect tomorrow?  Armen Yesayants, Director of Exhibitions at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and Elizaveta Shirinyan, Director of Education, are in the "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Marianna Gevorgyan's name was registered in the Book of Heroes for the second time


Canonist, laureate of international competitions Marianna Gevorgyan became the main winner of the "Global Cultural Initiative World Folk Vision" world competition-festival in 2020. Recently, Marianna Gevorgyan's name was registered in the Book of Heroes for the second time due to defeating a large number of rivals. The talented Armenian is in the "Artfocus" pavilion.
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Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi was in Armenia


As speaking or writing is not my profession, I preferred to support the Armenian people during the war by playing. The world-famous accordionist and bandoneonist Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi is at "Artfocus".
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Director, animator Naira Muradyan is at the "Artfocus"


"It is short-sightedness not to show Armenian author cartoons on TV today."  Director, animator Naira Muradyan is in the "Artfocus" pavillion.
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Our Guilt


"We did not feel our guilt - 'Mea Culpa', and when you do not feel guilty, you continue to sin."  Hrant Tokhatyan is in the "Artfocus" pavillion.
Should a poet be more than a poet in Armenia?  Has the country's leadership ever attended at Hrant Tokhatyan's performances? Why has the theme of Brave Nazar been the leitmotif of our opera for years, and the baseless "I'll Break the Thousand" always a relevant slogan?
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The performance of the world-famous "London Gospel Choir" in Yerevan


"Culture is the solution to the problem for financially insecure countries." Sona Hovhannisyan, co-founder and program director of the "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival, is the guest of "Artfocus".
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"Yerevan Jazz Fest 2021" was concluded


How does "Yerevan Jazz Fest" invite world-leading jazz musicians to Armenia? What has changed in terms of perception of jazz in Armenia, compared to the 1970s and 1980s? What is the new generation of jazz musicians like? Living legend of Armenian jazz Levon Malkhasyan, founder-president of the Armenian Jazz Association, organizer of "Yerevan Jazz Fest" Kamo Movsesyan are in the "Artfocus" pavilion. The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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