Category «Culture»

Turkish writer’s call for peace turns into cessation of sales of her books in Azerbaijan

Turkish writer’s call for peace

The famous Turkish writer Elif Shafak, referring to the war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, wrote a message on Twitter calling for peace. Shafak posted on her page the performance of the Armenian-Belgian musician cellist Szak Avanesyan, for the edification of the deaf and indifferent world, with the performance of Komitas’s “Crane” in the burnt …

The Formation Of The Vow Of A General

The Formation Of The Vow Of A General

Fatherland – “here is my faith, my family, here are the traces of the fathers” (Cicero). “I must defend the temples and shrines of our homeland” (Polax). This is how the young commander formulated his oath, forever leaving his name in the military lists of Rome. To be a citizen, according to Demosthenes, means “to …

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 …

“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 …

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 …