The Armenian girl and her Resignation Syndrome
Telling a story in a single image
March 9, 2020
The captivating portrait of an Armenian girl with Resignation Syndrome – a disorder in which children overwhelmed by trauma slip into a coma-like state – has been shedding light on the disease after its author, Polish photographer Tomek Kaczor was nominated for the 2020 World Press Photo Of The Year.
Cultural diplomacy as a driver of Armenia’s economy
ICAE2018 proves a success
November 7, 2018
With a rich cultural heritage and a big potential for growth and development, Armenia was the focus of widespread interest for an entire month when the first-ever International Contemporary Art Exhibition: Armenia 2018 (ICAE2018) was held in Yerevan from September 28 to October 25. The month-long art event was organized by Shaula International LLC, an Armenia-based consulting company, whose goal, according to co-founder and CEO Fabio Lenzi, is to promote Armenia internationally.
The Oscar-winning helmer who hopes to return to Armenia many, many times
September 25, 2017
On a solemn night in Yerevan, stage lights at the Opera House went down, paving the way for the start of “We Promise”, a musical tribute to the Armenian Genocide, inspired by Terry George’s “The Promise” and based on its original score.
Otri Trio performs for children with disabilities
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.
The other side of music
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.
How Indians turned into Armenian Gypsies
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.
Sights for Armenians in Iran
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.
Saroyan against Hemingway
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.
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Armenia’s Brunette reveals her Eurovision song, “Future Lover” Armenia’s entry to the 67th Eurovision Song Contest has been released. Brunette will be representing her country in Liverpool with “Future Lover.”
Metropolitan Museum of Art lists Aivazovsky as an Armenian artist The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art has changed the caption to the painting "Ship by Moonlight".
Armenian Museum of America unveils virtual exhibition on Karabakh This collaboration brings together artifacts from the collections of 16 Armenian museums around the world.