Arts & Culture articles


Armenia And The Cinema Of Independence

When, in the early 20th century, Poet Yeghishe Charents welcomed the frenzied masses and the restless souls, he had in mind the participants in a different moment of explosion, a different uprising, citizens making a different set of demands than those made in 1988 in Yerevan and Stepanakert, and which culminated with the collapse of the USSR in 1991 – and Armenia’s independence.


Shushi Hosts Pan-Armenian Recitation Festival

The 4th Pan-Armenian Recitation Festival has begun in Shushi, the Nagorno Karabakh-Republic. Dedicated to the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, the festival has brought together 61 participants from Armenia and the Diaspora, including the U.S., Ukraine, Belarus, Syria, Javakhk, and Iran, as well as 42 local reciters from Artsakh, according to the press service of the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.