Category «Culture»

Ara Güler’s New Exhibition In Constantinople

Ara Güler's New Exhibition In Constantinople

The Ara Güler Museum brought to life thanks to the collaboration between Dogush Group (which made a significant contribution to the field of culture and art) and Ara Güler will open its doors to art connoisseurs with a new exhibition “In One Dream” from September. In the new exhibition, which can be visited until February …

A New Stamp Dedicated To The 100th Birthday Of Henri Verneuil Was Released In Armenia

A New Stamp Dedicated

“Haypost” (Armenian Post) has issued a souvenir postage stamp dedicated to “the 100th birthday of Henri Verneuil (Ashot Malakyan)”. The postage stamp depicts French-Armenian filmmaker, writer, and member of the French Academy of Fine Arts Henri Verneuil (born Ashot Malakian, 1920-2002). The postage stamp contains fragments of posters for the films of Henri Verneuil. Henri …

Armenian Monuments Of Van Need To Be Saved – Turkish Magazine With Reference To The Armenian Church Of St. Bartholomew

Armenian Monuments Of Van Need To Be Saved

The Turkish “Sehrivan” touched upon the issue of Armenian monuments in the province of Van – in particular, the Armenian Church of St. Bartholomew, noting that despite the coronavirus pandemic, Van remains one of the leading cities in terms of tourism. On the eve of the annual liturgy scheduled for September 6 at the Armenian …

Porta Monastery In Ardvin Needs Restoration

Porta Monastery In Ardvin Needs Restoration

The Armenian Monastery of Porta (Փորթա) located in the village of Pernal, Historic Armenia, is awaiting restoration. The monastery complex built by Ashot I, a 9th-century Armenian king from the Bagratuni dynasty, consists of a church, chapel, bell tower, and fountain. Unfortunately, it was recently plundered by vandals and Turkish treasure hunters. Interestingly, Turkish sources …

Latvian Newspaper “Neatkarīgā” Presented The 7 Best Sights Of Armenia

Latvian Newspaper “Neatkarīgā” Presented

The Latvian “Neatkarīgā” newspaper presented the 7 best sights of Armenia that can interest tourists. As reported by “Armenpress”, the list was compiled after an interview with the Armenian Ambassador to Latvia Tigran Mkrtchyan. In the first place is the Cathedral of Etchmiadzin. “Neatkarīgā” notes that it is the largest surviving Christian church in the …

Abandoned Armenian Historical Monuments

Abandoned Armenian Historical Monuments

Relatives from Van contacted the Agos internet resource and reported that recent earthquakes have somewhat damaged the temple of St. Bartholomew on the border of Iran-Turkey in Van Province. As a result of the tremors, part of the wall collapsed, and there could be even more damage. Several years ago, experts demanded immediate repair of …

Online Presentation Of The Ani Cathedral To Be Held In Fresno

Online Presentation Of The Ani Cathedral

An online presentation of the Ani Cathedral sponsored by the Peters Foundation as part of the Armenian Studies Program will take place at the Fresno Branch of California State University on Thursday, September 3, at 19:00. Opening remarks and lectures will be delivered by Tufts University lecturer Dr. Christina Maranchi, a specialist in the history …

Armenian Houses Are Being Systematically Destroyed In Kars

Armenian Houses Are Being Systematically Destroyed In Kars

Old historic houses in Kars are being destroyed one after another, writes Akunq.net with a reference to the Turkish media. The Turkish news does not mention the fact that these houses belonged to Armenians. It only states (without mentioning the Armenian heritage) that Kars was the capital during the Bagratuni dynasty. Naturally, the Turkish media …

Commemoration Day Of Nerses Shnorhali

Commemoration Day Of Nerses Shnorhali

Nerses IV Klaetsi (Armenian: Ներսես Դ Կլայեցի; born in 1102 in the Tsovk Fortress, Armenian Mesopotamia – died on August 13, 1173, Hromkla, Cilicia) was one of the most significant Armenian poets, a public figure, and the Catholicos (1166-1173) of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Nerses was also known as Nerses Shnorhali (Armenian: Ներսես Շնորհալի, Nerses …

Hradamist – King of Armenia – Opera By Handel

Hradamist – King of Armenia

Hradamist was the king of Armenia in 51-53 and 54-55. In the book “Annals” by Latin historian Tacitus, Hradamist (Rhadamistus) was distinguished by bodily strength and was well versed in the arts and sciences. Pretending that he had quarreled with his father, he left for Armenia and was warmly received. He would then start inciting …

China Recognizes Ararat As An Armenian Land? – Ancient Civilizations Are Friends, While Nomads Are Raging

China Recognizes Ararat As An Armenian Land

The People’s Republic of China sent humanitarian aid to Armenia in containers. These containers had the following written on them: “May our friendship (be) higher than Mountain Ararat and longer than Yangtze River”. Mount Ararat was also portrayed on the containers. Thus, the Chinese side, if not officially, then at least ideologically, at the level …