Chance to have another dream
May 6, 2017
On May 5, 2017, Yervand Kochar Museum in Yerevan hosted a concert organized by a group of Armenian musicians and Pyunik charity organization for an unusual audience. More than 10 children with disabilities were invited to listen to the works by Aram Khachaturian, Komitas and Dmitri Shostakovich.
January 14, 2017
Playing musical instruments is not always a pleasure. Due to the high physical and psychological demands of their work, musicians have a high risk of developing a range of health problems. While the audience is enjoying the music, the performer can endure pains you would never guess about.
Law-abiding and peace-loving
July 28, 2017
During centuries, various groups of Armenians left the homeland and settled elsewhere, assimilating into their new countries and thus forever losing their national identity. However, there were also cases when representatives of other nations arrived in Armenia to become a part of the local population. Here the story of Armenian Gypsies belongs.
Ahead of Europe
October 18, 2016
The Renaissance in Armenia started long before it arrived in Europe. Humanistic ideas characteristic for Renaissance were not re-opened in Armenia but ‘crystallized’ in line with the Christian norms. In Armenian reality, this period was the continuation of pre-Christian ideas, which evolved into new practice, giving birth to new art and outlook.
Ahead of lifting visa requirements
June 28, 2016
Armenia and Iran are going to lift visa requirements. Iranians are frequent guests in our country, while Armenian citizens visit Iran rather rarely. PanARMENIAN.Net represents some Armenian artifacts which are located in Iran and represent great historical and cultural value.
Conflict of two writers
June 17, 2016
The publication of William Saroyan’s first book in 1934 drew the ire of Ernest Hemingway, who felt insulted by Saroyan’s remarks in “Seventy Thousand Assyrians”. In January 1935 edition of Esquire magazine Hemingway poured harsh criticism on Saroyan.
Innovator of his time
May 30, 2016
The famous Noravank monastery (XIII—XIV centuries) lies 122km to the southeast of Yerevan. It was designed by representative of Gladzor School of miniature painting Momik Vardapet, a master of fine arts, sculptor, painter and calligrapher.
Armenian King in western culture
November 10, 2016
Armenian King Tigranes the Great had served as a source of inspiration not only for the local historians and artists but also for European cultural luminaries. Being the hero of more than 20 operas, the King occupied a specific place in European music culture. PAN will tell about these operas and their authors.
Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish heritage of Ottoman Empire
August 12, 2016
In the framework of a cultural heritage inventory project, the Hrant Dink Foundation carried out a research on Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish churches, synagogues, monasteries, schools, hospitals and cemeteries in Turkey.
Modest artist with great heritage
September 21, 2016
When writing about painter Kamo Nigaryan, you come across some paradox, which can be compared to the feelings of an archaeologist who discovers an unknown object. He tries to understand the structure of the finding, its style and date of creation, as well as get any information about it. However, failing to find any info, the scientist produces his own conclusion, basing on his experience and impression from the discovery. No one knows how precise the conclusion is and there is a lot of room for speculation.