Category «Culture»

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Vіrmensky Cathedral), one of the oldest Armenian church buildings in Europe, is located in the heart of the most beautiful city in Western Ukraine, Lviv. It is the geographical location of this city (on the border of Ukraine and Poland) and, consequently, the cathedral …

Armenian Heritage in Iran

Armenian Heritage in Iran

In the museums of Tehran, Isfahan, and Tabriz, more than 3 thousand ancient parchment manuscripts in the Armenian language are stored. Thanks to the efforts of the Iranian government, 3 Armenian architectural monuments in Iran were inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. These were the St. Thaddeus and St. Stepanos monasteries, as well as …

Iraqi Writer About Turkey – Oye! Times

Iraqi Writer About Turkey

Below are excerpts from the article by Iraqi writer Laila Qasrani published in the Canadian newspaper “Oye! Times.” Qasrani recently visited Turkey to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide and visit the places mentioned in her latest novel. “An Arabic proverb says that travel has five advantages. No one probably knows what these advantages …

Anna Kolozyan and the “One-Time Paradise”

Anna Kolozyan and the “One-Time Paradise”

If something worthwhile is created in Armenia regardless of the field, then it somehow catches the eye in some kind of television program, exhibition, or just in a booklet. Unfortunately, what is created away from Home is often not covered and as a result stays unreachable. I stumbled upon the works of Anna Kolozyan by …

Weapons in The National Costume of Armenians

Weapons in The National Costume

As you know, in the Armenian language, the words “human”, “man” (both “mard”), and “warrior” (“martik”) have the same root. It is known that in ancient Armenia, there was a special system for organizing armies. Each man was considered and was a warrior and at any moment could be drafted for military service. Armenian men …

Armenians and Italians – Antonio Montalto

Armenians and Italians

Armenians and Italians are very similar – this is expressed in many things. I live in Gyumri, I have acquired one of the most beautiful buildings of the city dating to the 1800s. Here are houses, workshops, hotels, parks. I have seen Armenia in Soviet times, I have seen it during the war, I see …

The Song of Cher Caused an Anti-Armenian Scandal in Azerbaijan

The Song of Cher

Information about this anti-Armenian incident was published in 2014 in several media outlets of Azerbaijan. But over the past five years, little has changed. More precisely, practically nothing has changed. And for this reason, I consider the publication of this material useful for reading and preservation since propaganda is constantly going on in our society …

“From the Dardanelles to Palestine” – Memoirs of Sarkis Torossian

“From the Dardanelles to Palestine”

The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute announced Sarkis Torrosian’s (1891 – August 17, 1954) book “From the Dardanelles to Palestine” as the Book of the Month. The memoirs of Sarkis Torossian, an Armenian, an officer of the Ottoman army, are of exceptional importance. They have been translated into several languages, including Turkish. The memoirs represent the odyssey …

Louis Brignon – “Kes Harout”

Louis Brignon – “Kes Harout”

“Stop, Brother Harout… Don’t look… God’s begging you, don’t go there…” But Harout only quickened his pace. In a few moments, he climbed the hill and immediately froze, feeling a chilling horror in his whole body. Cold sweat poured from Harout’s forehead at the sight of a scene that appeared before him. At least two …

“Call of Plowmen” – Khachik Dashtents

"Call of Plowmen" – Khachik Dashtents

“This novel of mine is about them, about that generation who had a ‘strong bone’ in its chest. And the people of this generation and their whole life were so unusual and legendary that although the material of the novel is reality itself and the events described in it have actually happened, it may still …

Hayk Sayadyan’s Watercolor Animated Film “Momik”

Hayk Sayadyan's Watercolor Animated

In the media space, you can often see trailers for feature films, documentaries, and, in this case, animated films whose further fate remains unknown or is, at least, not traceable. An animated trailer by Hayk Sayadyan telling the story of the life of brilliant architect, sculptor, and miniaturist of the 13th-14th centuries Momik is no …