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Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

Armenian Heritage in the Culture of India

The Indian news portal Hindu told about the Armenian heritage in the history and culture of India. Back in the 16th century, the Mughal emperor Akbar I the Great invited the Armenians from the regions of Nakhichevan and Julfa to settle in Agra. Here, by the middle of the 17th century, a prosperous Armenian community …

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral in Lviv, Ukraine

The Armenian Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God (Vіrmensky Cathedral), one of the oldest Armenian church buildings in Europe, is located in the heart of the most beautiful city in Western Ukraine, Lviv. It is the geographical location of this city (on the border of Ukraine and Poland) and, consequently, the cathedral …

Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian

Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian

34-year-old Iranian photographer of Armenian descent Newsha Tavakolian won the competition of the Dutch PrinceClaus Foundation in 2015. Within the scope of the project, Tavakolian worked in Syria and Iraq. “Newsha is one of the first professional photojournalists and women in Iran to skillfully combine the art of photojournalism with a new understanding of the …

Armenian Heritage in Iran

Armenian Heritage in Iran

In the museums of Tehran, Isfahan, and Tabriz, more than 3 thousand ancient parchment manuscripts in the Armenian language are stored. Thanks to the efforts of the Iranian government, 3 Armenian architectural monuments in Iran were inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. These were the St. Thaddeus and St. Stepanos monasteries, as well as …

José Antonio Gurriarán on the Armenians of Spain

José Antonio Gurriarán

A few years ago, Spanish writer and journalist José Antonio Gurriarán (7 July 1938 – 31 March 2019) presented the story of Armenians living in Spain. He began with King Levon VI, telling about his connection with the Armenian issue. In the struggle for recognition of the Armenian Genocide, ASALA’s (Armenian Secret Army for the …

The Armenian Community of Chile

The Armenian Community of Chile

The number of Armenians in Chile is 2000 people. This figure also includes members of mixed families which make up a significant part of the Armenian community of the country. The Armenian community in Chile can be called peculiar since over the years, the number of Armenians in Chile has not increased and instead remained …

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate The “Armenian Orphan Rug”

Azerbaijan Attempted to Appropriate

Moris Misak-Kelechyan’s presentation of the “Armenian Orphan Rug” dedicated to the unique Gazir carpet woven by the hands of Armenian girls who escaped from the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 recently took place at the Glendale Central Library. The Azerbaijani side made some provocative statements, claiming that the carpet and its ornaments …

Turkey “Corrects” Classics of European Literature

Turkey “Corrects” Classics

The Turkish government is trying to obtain the relics of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, one of the most revered saints in Christianity, from Italy. This story isn’t new – it has been repeatedly covered by the media. An increasingly Islamizing Turkey is eager to capitalize on Christian history. That is, Turkey needs Christian saints to …

The Song of Cher Caused an Anti-Armenian Scandal in Azerbaijan

The Song of Cher

Information about this anti-Armenian incident was published in 2014 in several media outlets of Azerbaijan. But over the past five years, little has changed. More precisely, practically nothing has changed. And for this reason, I consider the publication of this material useful for reading and preservation since propaganda is constantly going on in our society …