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

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. 

Hasmik Movsisian

Hasmik Movsisian moved to Armenian from the Great Britain. The organization Music of Armenia established in 2008 moved to Armenia together with Hasmik. Hasmik is sure that Armenia has so much to present to the world in the area of music and is happy to be active part of that process...

Vahe Tilbian

Vahe Tilbian is from Ethiopia. After his inclusion in the team representing Armenia in Eurovision 2015 he decided to move to his homeland...

Nairi Melkomian, Gabriel Meghruni

Nairi moved to Armenia from Iran, Gabriel – from Argentina. They got married here and live in Armenia. Gabriel is half-Arab and works as water-supply engineer. “We often argue about our approaches to Armenia. I haven’t moved to Armenia yet, there are many things here I don’t get along with. I still feel myself as Argentine and ofter think of returning there, however Nairi keeps me back. Anyway, I am glad that my children grow up in Armenia”, - says Gabriel.

Perch Karazian

Perch Karazian moved to Armenia from Aleppo. He is the soloists of Opera Theatre. “I’ve been to many stages of the world, but the most precious thing in the world is the applause I get from the Armenian audience.” 

Aren Apikyan

Aren Apikyan was born in Armenia, then moved to Moscow with his family and started working in legal and banking areas. He always had the wish to come back to Armenia and the invitation from VTB bank didn’t have him wait for too long. At present, Aren works for IDEA Foundation as Cooperation Director of “100 Lives”. He believes that Armenia is the most secure place to raise children. He says that it’s a shame that Armenia doesn’t interest the world, and we have to think how to move forward and face new challenges.


Ani Khalafian

Ani Khalafian feels considerably stronger in Armenia, than in the US, which she left 2 years ago under the program Depi Hayk. “Initially I came for four months, but soon I realized that this is where I want to start a new life”. 
Ani works in the American University of Armenia, she practices reiki – a form of alternative Japanese medicine. “There is a huge energy in Armenia and it helps me go back to my roots, which I partly lost in the US and was more an American. Now this is a very pleasant feeling.”


Iveta Tajaryan

Iveta and Karen are in Armenia since 1995. Iveta is an art critic, Karen–architect, they came to Armenia to study but after the graduation they decided not to return to Iran. The couple is sure that Armenians are best expressed with all their capacities on their own land… 

New Year in Homeland 2015

New Year wishes by the Syrian, Iranian, and Lebanon Armenians. At last the dream of their grandfathers is fulfilled – they celebrate Christmas in their homeland. Everyone agree that Armenia inspires another feeling, strength and faith.