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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 …

Turkey Owes Armenians 800 Billion Dollars – Armine Karapet

Turkey Owes Armenians 800 Billion Dollars

“Armenians all over the world should take unified steps for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide so that Turkey returns the ‘debt’,” thinks Armine Karapet, the Chairperson of the UK branch of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund. According to her, Turkey owes the Armenians more than $800 billion. “Of course, they cannot fully return the …

New Turkish Tradition – A Photo Of Newlyweds Against The Background Of The Ancient Armenian City Of Ani

New Turkish Tradition

Recently, Turkish newlywed couples have been more often photographed on the ruins of Ani. Newlyweds are taking wedding photos in front of the churches of Ani and other architectural monuments. Photos taken at sunset are especially popular. This was reported by the Turkish state news agency “Anadolu” whose correspondent photographer Ismail Kaplan captured several of …

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 …

Armenian Cemetery In Ankara Targeted By Vandals

Armenian Cemetery In Ankara Targeted By Vandals

Akunq.net presents a publication by Turkish author Ozgur Ozdemir about the Armenian cemetery of Stanoz in Ankara, which is constantly being plundered. “The Armenian cemetery of Stanoz in the Zir valley of Yenikent district of Ankara province has been the target of treasure hunters for many years. Although this cemetery is located 30 km from …

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 …