Category «People»

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 …

Avetik Isahakyan in World Culture

Avetik Isahakyan in World Culture

“Thinking about Kuchak and Isahakyan, I realize that both of them captivated me. I loved Isahakyan dearly… Isahakyan is a first-class poet – perhaps, there is no such fresh and direct talent in all of Europe now.” Alexander Blok, Russian poet and translator “There is a tear in Isahakyan’s works… And this gives his poems …

To Win, We Must Start in Dadivank – Leonid Azgaldyan

To Win, We Must Start in Dadivank

At the first stage of the Artaskh liberation movement, Leonid Azgaldyan was engaged in the preparation of Artsakh boys for sabotage work. The Artsakh war is a separate issue. It must probably mature, and a generation of its true chroniclers is yet to come. With these chroniclers, the role of the people who’ve prepared for …

Mher Mkrtchyan – Hero of the Armenian Spirit

Mher Mkrtchyan – Hero

Chess Pawns. Mher Mkrtchyan liked to animate objects. Here is what he said about chess pawns: “When I look at pawns, when I think about their fate, by golly, I am reduced to tears. For a single soldier to reach the eighth horizontal, it is necessary that almost all the others sacrifice themselves. For the …

Garo Kahkejian – The White Bear – Heroes of Armenia

Garo Kahkejian – The White Bear

Garo Kahkejian arrived in Armenia in 1989 when the Artsakh movement was just beginning. He was one of those who left their prosperous life in America, not seeing any heroism in it. We met with him a few days before his departure for Artsakh. The conversation lasted about forty minutes, as a result of which …

In Memory of General Kristapor Ivanyan

In Memory of General Kristapor Ivanyan

Kristapor Ivanyan laid the foundations of the Artsakh Defense Army and its combat training system. The high training of Armenian artillery is possible thanks to the artillery school that was laid by Kristapor Ivanyan. Ivanyan was a participant and award bearer of the Great Patriotic War. He arrived in Artsakh to fight in the Artsakh …

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 …

Mher Dzhulachyan – Heroes of Armenia

Mher Dzhulachyan – Heroes of Armenia

Mher Dzhulachyan was born on November 28, 1967, in the capital of Lebanon, the city of Beirut. Mher since childhood has been brought up with a patriotic spirit. At school, Mher was the most talented student, especially in linguistics. By the age of 16, this ordinary Armenian boy was fluent in 4 languages. His passion …

Artak Sargsyan – Heroes of Armenia

Artak Sargsyan – Heroes of Armenia

Artak Sargsyan heroically died on January 23, 2015, during the repelling of enemy sabotage in the direction of the positions of the military unit of the city of Berd in Tavush Province. Thanks to the selfless actions of Artak, the enemy was repulsed back out of our borders. At that time, the names of three …

The First Speech of the First Prime Minister of Armenia in the First Parliament – August 3, 1918

The First Speech of the First Prime

The first speech of the first Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Hovhannes Kajaznuni was made on August 3, 1918, at the second session of the parliament. The Prime Minister read the following government statement: “My government is starting to work in extremely difficult conditions. The government was called upon to exercise executive power …