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Atom Egoyan (left) and Jean-Marc Vallée during the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala tribute show

Atom Egoyan Receives Canada’s Most Prestigious Award in Arts

OTTAWA—Some of Canada’s most renowned artists received lifetime achievement awards this year’s Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala, the country’s most prestigious award given for artistic accomplishments. Oscar-nominated Armenian Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, known for works such as “The Sweet Hereafter” and “The Captive,” was among the laureates at the award ceremony held Saturday at

'1915' will be featured at the Gaboushian Gallery

Garboushian Gallery Premiers ‘1915’ Exhibit

Garboushian Gallery will be presenting an exhibition featuring four contemporary artists of Armenian descent, entitled “1915.” 2015 is the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Throughout this year, Armenians all over the world are commemorating the loss of their ancestors. One hundred years ago, the destiny of all Armenians was forever changed. Since then, the identity

Adelina Cuberyan von Furstenberg (Center), the curator of the Armenia Pavilion poses with the Golden Lion for Best National Participation next to Venice Biennale President Paolo Baratta (left) and Okwui Enwezor (right), the artistic director of Venice Art Biennale, during the awards

Armenia Wins Golden Lion at Venice Biennale for Best National Participation

VENICE, Italy—The jury of the 56th Venice Biennale announced on May 9 the winners of the international art festival. Armenia was awarded the Golden Lion for its pavilion presenting works by the Armenian diaspora on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. According to the official website of the Venice Biennale, the Golden Lion for

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