From August 17 to 26, at the initiative of Young Artsakh Artists’ Association and with the support of the Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism a symposium of young Artsakh artists will be held in the Artsakh capital city of Stepanakert, ArtsakhPress was informed by the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism.
Cooperation with the Artsakh Republic and joint implementation of cultural projects will be mentioned in the provisions of the new policy being carried out in the culture sphere.
On May 18 a solemn ceremony of opening the exhibition of newly acquired Artsakh carpets took place in Artsakh State Historical Museum. It was dedicated to the International Day of Museums.
On May 28 an exhibition dedicated to the first Republic of Armenia and under the theme ''Armenia in 1918-1920'' will be organized in Stepanakert's history and geology museum, press service of the Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism informed ArtsakhPress.
On May 18 from 10 am to 6 pm, and on May 19 from 6 pm to 12 am, on the occasion of International Museum Day, a day of open doors is announced in the state cultural and historical reserves of “Tigranakert” and in the Melik’s palace of Togh.
Designing works of the Stepanakert-Shushi ropeway are in the final stage. Construction works are set to be launched in the near future through charitable means.
On June 16 an air festival will be held at Stepanakert airport, during which paragliders, balloons and planes will be raised to the air.
On May 24 at 7 pm “Tnjre” traditional ensemble of song and dance will give a concert entitled “Dzon Kajats” (Dedicated to the Brave Ones) at the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace. The concert will be dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Movement.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Shushi’s Daniel Ghazaryan Specialized Music School, the pupils of the school have organized a concert at the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace.
This year also the museums of Artsakh and Armenia will hold events on International Museum Day. The events will be entitled ''Ultra-communicable museums: new approaches, new society''.
Concert dedicated to the May triple-holiday was held in Stepanakert Renaissance Square.
With the support of the Armenian Central Bank, Armenian Dram Museum’s solemn opening ceremony was held in Shushi on Wednesday.
Armenia’s entry for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest Sevak Khanagyan failed to qualify for the final.
At the initiative of Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism and Shushi’s museum after Mkrtich Khandamiryan, a jubilee evening dedicated to Artsakh national artist and director Leonid Harutyunyan’s 70th birthday anniversary was held on Thursday in Stepanakert.
At the initiative of Artsakh Artists’ Union, Artsakh artist Alexander Atayan’s exhibition of individual works was held in Stepanakert gallery on Wednesday. The exhibition was dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the artist.
On May 2 Artsakh Minister of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism, Sergey Shahverdyan and Director of “Fish Eye Art” cultural foundation, filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan signed a cooperation memorandum.
The Holy King Armenian Church in Kadikoy, a district in Istanbul, Turkey, has been vandalized overnight April 30.
Yerevan’s Komitas museum-institute’s staff will visit Stepanakert’s music school after Komitas, Sayat Nova Music College and Shushi’s “Narekatsi” Art Union to hold concert-lectures, administrator of “Narekatsi” Art Union, Mariam Andreasyan, told ArtsakhPress.
ArtsakhPress presents upcoming cultural events to be held in Artsakh.
Retraining courses for workers of Artsakh museums began on Thursday.
On 23 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan convened a working consultation with the participation of the Stepanakert mayor and heads of the regional administrations, Presidential Office informed ArtsakhPress.
Partners of Armenia are highly appreciating the country’s efforts in negotiations for the signing of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) – Iran free trade agreement, Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan said on Facebook. The Deputy PM is currently in Astana, Kazakhstan, where the EEU-Iran interim free trade agreement was signed.
Today, Armenia and Armenians around the globe are celebrating the centennial anniversary of establishment of the First Republic of Armenia and the historic victory in the Battle of Sardarapat. May 28 is celebrated as Republic Day in the Armenian calendar.
The dead body of army conscript, Private Martin Khachatryan (born in 1998), was found on Tuesday at around 1:30pm, at the combat position of the protection area of a military unit of the Armed Forces of Armenia.
Unai Emery is to become Arsenal's new head coach, the Daily Mirror reports.
Garo Paylan, Turkey’s ethnic Armenian Member of Parliament, has made his first comment since being officially nominated by his party for another term in parliament.
Italy's Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte has abandoned efforts to form a government after the country's president Sergio Mattarella rejected his choice of economy minister.