Chief Adviser to the President of Artsakh awarded "St. Nerses the Graceful" Order


In the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the Catholicos of All Armenians awarded the Order of "St. Nerses the Graceful" to Mr. Radik Hyusnunts, Chief Adviser to the President of the Republic of Artsakh and Ambassador with special assignments for his dedicated church service. 

David Halajyan celebrates the 60th anniversary. The composer's "Messa of Light" was performed in Yerevan


Well-known composer, conductor David Halajyan spoke at "Artfocus" about the value of composer-performer cooperation, the value of works created through artificial intelligence, the desire to be a documentary of time. The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Feast of the Universal Holy Church of Etchmiadzin


On 19 June, concluding the Araratian week, the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of Holy Etchmiadzin, during which the Armenian Church celebrates the memory of the first Christian saints: St. Hripsime and St. Gayane nuns, St. Hovhannes Karapet, Bishop Atanagine and the deliverance of St. Gregory the Illuminator from the pit of Khor Virap. The week is summed up with the vision of the Illuminator and the feast of the founding of the Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin.

The relic of the first Armenian patriarch was taken to Khor Virap


Following the commemoration of the St. Gayane and St. Hripsime nuns, the Armenian Church celebrates the feast of the deliverance of Gregory the Illuminator from the pit of Khor Virap. Under the presidency of the Catholicos of All Armenians, the relic of the first Armenian Patriarch is taken from the Mother See to Khor Virap. 

Presentation of "Alexander Spendiaryan" Picture Book


The program has been approved and supported by UNESCO.  Summarized in this picture book were the events dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Alexander Spendiaryan.

Doctrinal staff was granted to Fr. Harutyun Tamatyan


On June 11, Father Harutyun Tamatyan, a member of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople, was ordained a priest in St. Mesrop Mashtots Church in Oshakan. The following day, Fr. Harutyun was received by the Patriarch of All Armenians.

Summer concert series in the yard of St. Anna and Holy Mother of Katoghike churches


Every Friday, until July 1, you can listen to a spiritual and classical open-air concert in the courtyard of St. Anna Church in Yerevan.

His Holiness Karekin II Received the Pilgrims of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in the United States


The first group of pilgrims from the Eastern Diocese of the United States to Armenia after the lifting of the epidemic restrictions was at the Mother See.  They were from Providence, Rhode Island, and were joined by American-Armenians from Cleveland, New York, and even Dubai.

The Church of the Holy Savior in Ararat was consecrated


The people of Ararat will celebrate June 11 as the consecration day of the first church in the city.

The charm of Armenian wine and ...


How many names of wine were produced in Artsakh before the 44-day war, how many did we lose? How successful are Armenian wines in the highly competitive environment of wine production?  How to choose a good wine? Winemaker Vahe Keushgeryan was hosted at "Artfocus". The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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National Library and Matenadaran of the Mother See provide books to Vazgenyan School


The Department of Cooperation and Book Exchange of the National Library, in cooperation with the "Vache and Tamar Manukyan" Matenadaran of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, has prepared a batch of books to be sent to the  Vazgenyan Seminary in Sevan. 

Two-faced St. Poghos-Petros- One of the main churches of old Yerevan


The publishing department of the Mother See has published "The Episcopal Church of Old Yerevan, Two-faced St. Poghos-Petros" by Arsen Harutyunyan.