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The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh” Translated Into Latvian

The Book “Forty Days Of Musa Dagh”

In October 2020, the Armenian Embassy in Riga, Latvia, will organize the presentation of Franz Werfel’s book “The Forty Days of Musa Dagh” translated into Latvian. As reported by “Armenpress”, Armenian Ambassador to Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan announced the presentation on his Facebook page. The ambassador stressed that “The Forty Days of Musa …

Avetik Isahakyan House Museum – Culture News

Avetik Isahakyan House Museum

October 30, 2020, marks the 145th anniversary of the birth of our great poet Avetik Isahakyan. On October 21, the House-Museum of Avetik Isahakyan in Yerevan will host a two-day anniversary conference dedicated to the creative heritage and the path of the great poet. Anzhela Khorenyan, director of the Avetik Isahakyan House-Museum, emphasizes that during …

Beautiful House In Armenia With Mosaic Paintings

Beautiful House In Armenia With Mosaic Paintings

The seventy-five-year-old Valencia Davtyan from the village of Arzakan for 50 years has been decorating his house with amazing mosaic paintings. It is simply impossible to walk past this two-story house without slowing down to take a look. On its walls, you can see heroes of Armenian fairy tales, newlyweds in national costumes, and musicians …

Another Delirium From Turkish Officials: “The Surb Khach Church On Akhtamar Island Bears Traces Of Turkish Architecture”

Another Delirium From Turkish Officials

According to “Haberturk”, Director General of Turkish Waqfs Burhan Ersoy said that the Main Administration of Waqfs has restored 12 churches. The liturgy at the Surb Khach (Holy Cross) Church on Akhtamar Island in Lake Van on September 6 was attended by the Director General of the Waqfs Burhan Ersoy. At the liturgy, Ersoy told …

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 …