Category «World»

Armenian Jazz Presented in The History of European Jazz

Armenian Jazz Presented

On birthdays and especially on anniversaries, it is customary to make gifts. So, in the year of its eightieth birthday, Armenian jazz received a wonderful gift. The book “The History of European Jazz; The Music, Musicians and Audience in Context” beautifully published by the British publishing house Equinox contains information about jazz music and musicians …

French Radio Station RFI to Broadcast in Armenian

French Radio Station RFI

Last year in October, in connection with the Francophone Summit held in Yerevan, the French radio station RFI (Radio France Internationale) presented a special series of programs in the Armenian language dedicated to this event. The programs were broadcast during the week. In Yerevan, they were broadcast on the frequency FM 102.4. As a result …

The Armenian Alphabet in a Dutch Engraving from 1690

The Armenian Alphabet

The Armenian culture, literature, and history have always been at the center of attention of European art historians and publishers. Dutch painter, engraver, and poet Jan Luyken lived and worked in Amsterdam in the late 17th – early 18th century. His most famous works are the illustrations for the five-volume cartographic atlas “Nieuwe Lichtende Zee-Fakkel” …

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash Their Cultural Heritage

The Turks Wanted to Make Lavash

It turns out that back in 2014, Turkey together with Azerbaijan was preparing to include lavash – Armenian white bread – into the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list as a Turkic product. However, lavash would be included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity as an expression of the culture …

Analytical Note of the Foreign Ministry of the UK on the Armenian Diaspora from 2014

Analytical Note of the Foreign Ministry of the UK

In 2014, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office published an analytical note on the Armenian diaspora which is spread across various countries of the world. According to the document, the Armenians constitute the largest diaspora in the post-Soviet countries. Overall, there are 10 million Armenians worldwide. Outside the Republic of Armenia, the largest Armenian diaspora …

Armenia – The Cradle of Civilization – Madrileños por el mundo

Armenia - The Cradle of Civilization

On January 15, 2019, the Spanish TV station “Telemadrid” wrote that the Spanish “Madrid in the World” (“Madrileños por el mundo”) TV show had made a report about Armenia with the support of the Armenian Embassy in Spain. The project tells about the Matenadaran, the repository of ancient manuscripts; the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute which contains …

Highest Degree of Diligence, the Main Trait of Armenians – US Congresswoman Anna Eshoo

Highest Degree of Diligence, the Main Trait of Armenians

“The highest degree of diligence is one of the distinguishing features of the Armenian people,” said US congresswoman from California Anna Eshoo in an interview with the Voice of America radio station. Eshoo considers the combination of her mother’s Armenian and father’s Chaldean ancestry a wonderful unity. She recalled that her constituency is the most …

Ankara Supports ISIS Thugs – Book on the Genocide Published in Italy

Ankara Supports ISIS Thugs

Turkey repeats their century-old acts with incredible simplicity. Ankara in front of everyone supports ISIS goons. This is stated in the annotations to the book “100 Years of Silence. Exceptional Stories of the Last Eyewitnesses” which was published in the famous Italian publishing house “Feltrinelli.” The annotations to the book read: “One hundred years later, …