Culture

Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism announces contest of youth projects

Attaching importance to activation and development of intercommunity cooperation, as well as to youths’ involvement in community development, Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism announces contest entitled “Eritforum 2018”, Artsakh Ministry of Culture informed ArtsakhPress.

ArtsakhPress presents forthcoming cultural events in Artsakh

ArtsakhPress presents forthcoming cultural events being organized in Artsakh by the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism.

Armenian lavash bread to be baked in Washington D.C. park

A major festival devoted to Armenia will open at the Washington D.C. national park on June 27, reported the Voice of America Armenian Service.

First symposium on pottery launched in Artsakh’s Shushi (video)

On June 20, solemn opening ceremony of “Pottery Art” symposium was held in Shushi’s “Narekatsi” art union.

Youths of Artsakh's Hadrut region don't know where to spend their leisure time

Workers of the Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth affairs and Tourism, met with the youths of the Hadrut region in the “Tyak” state historic and cultural reserve.

Number of visitors to Matenadaran-Gandzasar scientific-cultural center increased

In the first semester of the running year, Matenadaran-Gandzasar scientific-cultural center has already had about 5000 local and foreign tourists, as compared with 3500 of the same period of the last year, director of the scientific-cultural center, Aram Torosyan, told ArtsakhPress.

First suspension bridge opened in Artsakh's Hunot Canyon

On Sunday opening ceremony of a bridge constructed through “AHA Armenia” (Armenian Hikers Association) and named after Armenian hiker Telma Altun was held in Artsakh’s Hunot Canyon.

Film director, politician Stanislav Govorukhin dies at 82

Stanislav Govorukhin, an actor, celebrated film director, screenwriter and political figure, died on Thursday after a long illness, as reported in The Moscow Times.

Polish archaeologists to resume excavations in Metsamor

Armenian “Center of Protection of Historical Environment and Cultural Museum-Reservations” NCSO affiliated with the ministry of culture continues cooperation with international structures. As the NCSO reported, within the framework of the contract signed between NCSO and Warsaw’s institute of Archaeology, Armenian and Polish archaeologists will continue implement excavations in the territory of Metsamor archaeological site.

Stepanakert’s Sayat-Nova Musical College had 26 graduates this year (photos)

2017-18 reporting concert of Sayat-Nova musical college was held in Stepanakert. During the ceremony graduates received their diplomas.

Pupils of Stepanakert Center of Child and Teen-age Creativity staged reporting concert (photos)

2017-2018 reporting concert of pupils of Stepanakert Center of Child and Teen-age Creativity was held in Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace.

Archaeologists dig up medieval structure in Armenian royal mausoleum

Unique discoveries were made as excavations resumed at the Arshakuni Tomb in Aghdzk, archaeologist Hakob Simonyan told a press conference.

Jivan Avetisyan’s “Gate to Heaven” film shootings in preparatory stage

Film director of Artsakh descent, Jivan Avetisyan’s film “Gate to Heaven” shootings are in the preparatory stage. The film will be in English.

Multiple excavations planned in Artsakh's archaeological sites for 2018, Shushi mosque under restoration

Archaeological excavations in the three excataion sites of Artsakh – Tigranakert, Nor Karmiravan and Karin Tak cave will continue this year.

Exhibition dedicated to International Day of Children opened in Artsakh's Shushi

On Friday an exhibition of works of pupils of Vank village’s art school opened in Shushi’s Fine Arts Museum. The exhibition was dedicated to the International Children’s Day.

Istanbul-based Armenian band “Vomank” to perform concerts in Armenia

An alternative Armenian band “Vomank” is set to perform five concerts Armenia – three in Yerevan and two in Gyumri and Vanadzor. Ermenihaber reports, that the concerts are organized with the support of Armenia’s ministry of Diaspora, “Dayl'Ayl Production” and producer Sevan Ataoglu.

Solo concert of “Artsakh” national orchestra held in Stepanakert (video)

At the initiative of Artsakh Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism, the solo concert of “Artsakh” national orchestra dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Armenian Republic was held in Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace on Monday.

Sir Elton John makes first Insta post on Armenia after visit

English singer Sir Elton John, who visited Armenia over the weekend as part of a charity mission by Starkey Hearing Foundation, shared a thought on the visit on his Instagram account.

Symposium of young Artsakh artists to be held in Stepanakert

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.

All joint projects with Artsakh to continue says new Armenian Minister of Culture

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.