Monthly archives: September, 2020

The Armenian Film “Gate To Heaven” Removed From The Non-Competition Program Of The 42nd Moscow International Film Festival

The Armenian Film "Gate To Heaven"

Armenian director Jivan Avetisyan’s “Gate to Heaven” was removed from the non-competitive program of the 42nd Moscow International Film Festival. According to “Zerkalo”, the Ministry of Culture has taken appropriate measures for this. The picture is not even mentioned on the website of the film festival, although as the Google archive shows, it used to …

The Ancient Getahovit Cave – Tavush, Armenia

The Ancient Getahovit Cave – Tavush, Armenia

The ancient cave Getahovit-2 in the Tavush province of Armenia surprised specialists with its artifacts in 2018. During excavations, microliths, tools and decorations made of animal bones, as well as plant remains were again discovered here. As archaeobotanist Roman Hovsepyan told NEWS.am, the plant remains found in the cave make it possible to judge the …

“Little Armenias Of The Rhone Valley” By Boris Adjemian Published In France

Little Armenias Of The Rhone Valley

PARIS, Nouvelle d’Arménie, Nor Harach. The publishing house “Lieux Dits” recently published “Les Petites Arménies de la vallée du Rhône” (“Little Armenias Of The Rhône Valley”) by Boris Adjemian. The history of Armenian immigrants in France spans the entire 20th century and does not lose its relevance today. The Rhône Valley and its surroundings play …

70 Thousand Years Old Settlement In Kalavan – Armenia

70 Thousand Years Old Settlement In Kalavan

In August 2018, an Armenian-German expedition launched another stage of excavations in the village of Kalavan, Gegharkunik Province. From the Armenian side, the work is headed by researcher at the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia Boris Gasparyan. From the German side, his colleague is …

To The Birthday Of Komitas

To The Birthday Of Komitas

Soghomon Soghomonyan was born on September 26, 1869, in Kütahya (Armenian: Կուտինա) into the musical family of Gevorg Soghomonyan and Taguhi Hovhannisyan. His parents were gifted singers and composers who were admired by the entire city. Having lost his parents early (his mother died in 1870 and father in 1880), Soghomon was brought up by …

“The Dark Story Of Young Turk And Communist Salih Zeki (Kusharkov)” – Book By Armenian Historian Arsen Avagyan Published In Istanbul

In Istanbul, the Turkish Foundation for Social and Historical Research has published a book by Armenian historian, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor Arsen Avagyan. The book is titled “The Dark Story of Young Turk and Communist Salih Zeki (Kusharkov)”. This was reported by Akunq.net with reference to the foundation’s website. According to the source, in …

Archaeological Finds In Historical Armenia

Archaeological Finds In Historical Armenia

In Mardin Province, Historical Armenia, mosaics of a church built in 396 were found Mosaics found during illegal excavations in the Derik district of Mardin Province in Historical Armenia belong to a church built 1624 years ago. The area of the found mosaics has been declared a specially protected site, and official excavations have already …

The Memorial Complex Of Garegin Nzhdeh In Kapan

The Memorial Complex

The memorial complex of Garegin Nzhdeh is located in the city of Kapan, Syunik Province, on the slope of Khustup. In the center of the complex is a bust of the commander with a sword and a book in his hands. On the side, there are 4 eagles symbolizing his warriors. There also are a …

Georgian Work About Armenian Queen Shushanik Translated Into Turkish

Georgian Work About Armenian Queen

One of the oldest works of Georgian literature, “The Martyrdom of the Holy Queen Shushanik”, was translated into Turkish and published by the Turkish publishing house Othello. This was reported by Yerkir.am and Sputnik-Georgia. The work, which is an example of the so-called behavioral novel, was written between 476-483. Its oldest surviving manuscript dates to …