Living in Armenia

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

Involvement and commitment are two words that are sometimes...

February 10 2014 / 53 comments / Read More »

By Any Means

Farfetched Proposal

Farfetched Proposal

We, Armenians, should be developing better, broader, and deeper...

July 18 2014 / 6 comments / Read More »

Community Links

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Summer 2014: Blog Reviews Focus on Armenian Writers

Just posted: a review of Paul R. Ignatius’ book,...

July 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Critics' Forum

Aram Kouyoumdjian’s Adaptation of ‘Ancient Gods’: Reflections on a Classic Reimagined

Aram Kouyoumdjian’s Adaptation of ‘Ancient Gods’: Reflections on a Classic Reimagined

When the announcement for Aram Kouyoumdjian’s adaptation of Levon...

May 23 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Three Apples

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

It's Tuesday, and he’s on an Airbus, 32,972 feet...

June 19 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Heghinar's Corner

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

The man with a simple baton: but a great...

January 15 2014 / 3 comments / Read More »

Op-Ed

National Organization for Women’s Conference

National Organization for Women’s Conference

“I am the only Armenian woman here,” I was thinking during the three day conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. More...

July 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »
After 16 Trips to Armenia, the Homeland Is Still Calling and Welcoming

After 16 Trips to Armenia, the Homeland Is Still Calling and Welcoming

My journey to Armenia began simply in 1997 when two girlfriends and I, inspired by our children, decided to visit...

July 3 2014 / 6 comments / Read More »
Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

I will treat this as Asbarez's news recording of a visit to Armenia by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on...

June 23 2014 / 31 comments / Read More »

Arts & Culture

Golden Apricot Film Festival Kicks off in Yerevan

Golden Apricot Film Festival Kicks off in Yerevan

The 11th edition of the annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival commenced in Yerevan on Sunday, as filmmakers, artists, and critics attended its opening ceremony....

July 14 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Shushi Hosts International Sculpting Symposium

Shushi Hosts International Sculpting Symposium

The Third Hakob Gyurjyan International Sculpture Symposium opened in Shushi on Friday, July 11, at the State Museum of Fine Arts....

July 14 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

Youth Corps Blog

A Birthday in Martuni

A Birthday in Martuni

As a summer baby, I always seem to be away from home...

July 23 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Aida

Aida

Days before Camp Martuni began I was nervous and anxious....

July 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

The Dungeon

The Dungeon

After an 11 hour drive to Martuni, with a 15 passenger van filled with suitcases, smelly bodies and no air conditioning, the idea of a shower sounded like a dream. Around midnight we were able...

July 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

International

Turkey Proposes Free Trade Zone with Eurasian Union

Turkey Proposes Free Trade Zone with Eurasian Union

Turkey has expressed an interest in establishing a free trade zone with the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei...

July 21 2014 / 11 comments / Read More »

Israeli Minister to Erdogan: ‘What about the Armenian Genocide?’

Israeli Minister to Erdogan: ‘What about the Armenian Genocide?’

Israel’s Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz hit back at Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan after the latter accused Israel of attempting a “systematic genocide” of...

July 21 2014 / 19 comments / Read More »

Pro-Armenian Measures Approved at OSCE Summit in Baku

Pro-Armenian Measures Approved at OSCE Summit in Baku

A measure guaranteeing people's right to self-determination, as well as two other measures calling for ensuring the rights of Christians in Syria and faulting member-states from allowing militant groups to...

June 30 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »