There are many Armenians born far from their Motherland. They came to Armenia – to their home, either due to certain circumstances, or with a special intention to fulfillthe dream of their own or their fathers. Every single program of TV series called “Towards Home” presents one story of homecoming.
 
Frequency: Every Sunday, at 22:05
Rerun:Tuesday, at 16:20

Sevag Dumanyan


It has been 6 years since the Sevag and Nairi Dumanyans moved from Lebanon to Armenia. Their three children enjoy the freedom to live in Armenia.

 

 

Artur Saryan and Naira Niazyan


Arthur and Naira were born in Armenia. Each of them appeared outside of Armenia for different reasons. Naira meets Arthur during one of her exhibitions in Moscow. A few years later, they moved to Armenia with their own family.

 

 

Nata Bretel


Nata Bretel was born in Armenia, then lived in Moscow, Syria and Australia. Now she is in Armenia again. "I do clothing design, photography, I do different things, I feel more empowered and important here."

 

 

 

Nairi Grigoryan


Nairi Grigoryan returned to Armenia after living in France and Moscow for 30 years and having numerous painting exhibitions. He now lives in his house, in Kond and has opened a Cafe called “Art Studio”.

Vigen Hovsepyan


Vigen moved to Spain in 2001 with his family. After graduating the school he took up music. He has played in Barselona Ethnic ensemble. He returned to Armenia after he met his future wife. “Today Yerevan has changed greatly, I hope we will soon build such an Armenia where we can invite everyone back with high spirits”.  

Nare Bejanyan


Nare Bejanyan is an alpinist, she returned to Armenia from Doni Rostov. She confesses that it’s not easy to live in Armenia; she is often distressed. When she is ready to go back, the mountains come to help… 
 

Arthur Kuyumjian, Raffi Kuyumjian


Kuyumjians family moved from Syria to Armenia and had to start everything from zero.Today, they think Armenia is the only place to live fully. They are happy that they make part of Armenia and no one can ever take them out of their house. 
 

Armen Khachatryan, Arpi Kojayan


Armen and Arpi moved to Armenia from London. Arpi realized her dream – she is dancing in the State Dance Ensemble.
For them, living in Armenia has many advantages. "We want to assure all those who are surprised that you can live in Armenia, work and be happy." 
 

 

Nune Malakyan, Artem Tadevosyan


Nune and Artem decided to return to Armenia after many years of living in Moscow. It took them only a short time to get involved in the Armenian reality. In Armenian Nune dropped her profession of ophthalmologist and took up the art of eyeglasses, while Artem started dealing with dried fruit production. “For us it is important to get involved in the construction of the country where our children should leave, which is why exactly we decided to return to Armenia”. 

Roffi Petrossian


Roffi Petrossian is half Armenian, half American. He always had the feeling of incompleteness. In 31 he made a decision to come to Armenia and understand what doest it mean to be Armenian. He is in Armenia for already 4 years, traveling from north to south, from west to east, and trying to reveal his own story that he would want to pass to his children. 

Grace Bardakjian


“All I have today – family, profession, friends, I have obtained them all here, and I am not going to leave anywhere”. 
Grace came to Armenia with her family from the US, back in 1990s. She is a musician by profession; she has become proficient in English-Armenian simultaneous interpretation. 
 

Shahe Harutyunian


Years ago Shahe Harutyunian came to Armenia to study and went back. However, the longing for his homeland brought him back againg. He has built a house in the midst of mountains, on the foot of Aragats, planted trees and called it “my little Armenia”. He assures that Armenia is the only place where he can live.