Famous Armenian actor’s daughter wins Emmy for 5th time

Famous producer and journalist Anush Elbakyan, the daughter of famous Armenian actor and director Arthur Elbakyan, has been won the Emmy Award for the fifth time, reports.

34 million drams was allocated for youth events in 2019

2019 state budget envisaged a total of 34 million drams for the development of the sphere of youth affairs , of which 32 million 443 thousand drams or 95.4% was spent.

In 2019, 104 million 500 thousand drams allocated to the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism of Artsakh

In 2019, 104 million 500 thousand drams were allocated from the state budget for the needs of the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of Artsakh; the budget adjusted - 116 million 866 thousand 100 drams.

Due to virus the number of international tourist arrivals plunged by 76% in Artsakh

In connection with an outbreak of COVID-19, a fall of the number of international tourist arrivals has been recorded in Artakh.

Jivan Avetisyan “Gate to Heaven” included in Cannes Virtual Market lineup

Film by Armenian director Jivan Avetisyan has been included International Sales Lineup of the Cannes Festival (July 2020).

Jivan Avetisyan will present Artsakh in new films

Armenian film director Jivan Avetisyan is working on the creation of a new full-length feature film and a 12-episode TV series. The film will also refer to the well-known film director’s native land-Artsakh.

French-Armenian director Nora Martirosyan’s film included in Cannes 2020 lineup

“Si Le Vent Tombe” (Should the Wind Fall) by famous French-Armenian director Nora Martirosyan has been included in the lineup of the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival. The film has found place in The First Features program, the Cannes official website revealed.

Ayvazovsky's 'Neopolitan Gulf' fetches $2.89 at Sothbey's

Neopolitan Gulf', an inspirational painting by Russian-Armenian marine artist Hovhannes (Ivan) Ayvazovsky (1817-1900), was sold for $2.89 million at Sothbey's, RIA Novosti reports, citing the auction house.

An art exhibition entitled "Colorful quarantine"opened in Stepanakert

An art exhibition entitled "Colorful quarantine" has been opened in the "Roots" center of Stepanakert. It was dedicated to the International Children's Day.

Aivazovsky’s 'The Bay of Naples' put up for auction at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s auction house is set to organize two sales of Russian art which will be held online for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, the auction company told TASS on Monday.

13% of museums worldwide may not reopen after COVID-19 crisis, studies find

On Monday, International Museum Day, two new studies show that museums are another sector of the world economy that has been significantly weakened by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The16th Khachaturian International Competition organizers move event online amid COVID-19

The annual Khachaturian International music competition announced a decision to hold the competition virtually this year. The 16th edition of the event will open on June 6 - the birthday anniversary of the renowned Armenian composer.

Wife of Ambassador Tigran Mkrtchyan translates novel The Forty Days of Musa Dagh into Latvian

Ilze Paegle-Mkrtčjana, literary translator, wife of the Ambassador of Armenia to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan, has translated the novel of Franz Werfel ‘'Forty Days of Musa Dagh'' into Latvian. Ilze Paegle-Mkrtčjana talked about the topic with doctor of philology Ilva Skulte.

Two 17th-century Armenian graves found in Turkish province

Two Armenian graves were found during the construction of a park in Nazili town of Aydin Province in western Turkey. The laborers discovered the tombstones while digging the ground. They informed the management of the Aydin Museum and the municipal authorities about the findings, reports, citing Ermenihaber.

Grammy-winning singer John Prine dies of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning singer John Prine, who wrote his early songs in his head while delivering mail and later emerged from Chicago’s folk revival scene in the 1970s to become one of the most influential songwriters of his generation, died on Tuesday. He was 73, Reuters reports.

Andrea Bocelli to stream special live concert at Duomo di Milano on Easter Sunday in a bid to send 'love, healing and hope' to Italy

Andrea Bocelli will stream a special live concert at Duomo di Milano on Easter Sunday in a bid to send 'love, healing and hope' to Italy amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Daily Mail reports.

We dream of the renovation of the theater building. Ruzanna Khachatryan

World Theater Day is one of the holidays when the representatives of theatrical art come together and value the role of theatrical art. The artistic director of Stepanakert's Vahram Papazyan Dramatic Theater Ruzanna Khachatryan told “Artsakhpress”.

2020 Cannes International Film Festival postponed due to coronavirus

The 73rd annual Cannes International Film Festival, scheduled to take place on May 12-23, 2020, has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Festival said on Twitter.

New building of the Artsakh State Museum of History and Country Study will be put into operation by the end of 2020

A new building of the Artsakh State Museum of History and Country Study is being built in the adjacent territory of the capital's Freedom Park. It will be put into operation by the end of 2020.

Coronavirus ‘could potentially threaten’ Eurovision

Coronavirus could potentially threaten the Eurovision Song Contest, reports, citing virologist Ab Osterhaus.