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Armenian church in Turkey turned into dumpsite

The 18th century Armenian Surp (Saint) Minas Church in the city of Erzurum in eastern Turkey now serves as a dumpsite

35 million drams to be allocated for youth events. Lernik Hovhannisyan

A total of 35 million drams are set to be allocated for youth events in 2020 under the draft state budget.

More than 40 thousand tourists visited Artsakh in January-October of the current year

40 thousand 97 foreign tourists visited Artsakh in January-October of the current year.

President Sarkissian awards composer Robert Amirkhanyan with Order

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on awarding composer Robert Amirkhanyan with the 1st Degree Order for the Services to the Fatherland for his great contribution in the field of music art.

In 2020 about 3 billion drams to be allocated to the culture, youth and tourism field expenses

It is envisaged to allocate about 3 billion drams to the culture, youth and tourism field expenses in 2020.

Rome to inaugurate Hovhannes Tumanyan statue

A statue of poet Hovhannes Tumanyan will soon be erected in Rome, Armenian Ambassador to Italy Victoria Baghdasaryan told reporters, informs Armenpress.

Jamiroquai band is in Yerevan

Jamiroquai band has arrived in Yerevan got their first ever concert in Armenia during Silk Note festival.

Bako Sahakyan met with People's Artist of the Republic of Armenia,composer Robert Amirkhanyan

On the 28th of October Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan met with People's Artist of the Republic of Armenia,composer Robert Amirkhanyan, Central Information Department of the Office of Artsakh Republic President stated.

Cimabue masterpiece found in French kitchen sets auction record

A long-lost painting by a celebrated Italian artist that was found hanging in the kitchen of an elderly French woman has sold for €24m at auction, setting a new record, BBC News reported.

Armenian pianists win top prizes at Riga International Piano Competition

Armenian pianists Arthur Grigoryan and Armen Puchinyan won gold medals at 8th Riga International Competition for Young Pianists held on 12-15 October.

President Sarkissian extends condolences over death of painter Henry Elibekyan

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian extended condolences over the death of famous painter, sculptor, Honorary Worker of Art of Armenia Henry Elibekyan, the Presidential Office stated.

"Artsakhpress" in the film "Gates to Heaven". Premiere of the film took place in Stepanakert

Film director of Artsakh descent, Jivan Avetisyan's film “Gate to Heaven” premiered in Stepanakert.

Solemn event dedicated to the completion of Gohar Agha Upper Mosque’s restoration took place in Shushi

At the initiative of the Revival of Oriental Historical Heritage Foundation within the framework of the Aurora Forum, an event dedicated to the completion of Gohar Agha Upper Mosque’s restoration took place in Shushi on October 14.

The Voice Kids Russia participant Misha, Serj Tankian sing ‘Artsakh’ together

Renowned System Of A Down soloist Serj Tankian, who is in Armenia attending WCIT-2019, presented his own brand of coffee, Gavat, yesterday, news.am reports.

UNESCO headquarters to host events honoring Komitas and Tumanyan

Multiple events honoring one of the greatest Armenian poets Hovhannes Tumayan and composer, the founder of the Armenian national school of music Komitas are being organized across Armenia and abroad on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of births of the two eminent figures.

An exclusive exhibition of Armenian handicrafts and carpets to be organized in Tigranakert

An exclusive exhibition of Armenian handicrafts and carpets to be organized at the Tigranakert State Historical-Cultural Reserve on October 12 at 10:00 am.

WCIT 2019: At the intersection of innovation, technology and talent

On the evening of October 6, Yerevan’s iconic Republic Square will set the scene for WCIT 2019’s opening ceremony. Spectators will be treated to an unprecedented concert blending human and computer talent like never before, WCIT's Public Relations Team reported.

'Komitas' Choir gave concert in Stepanakert

On the joint initiative of the “Nairi” All-Armenian Charitable Foundation and the Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of Artsakh, on September 24 the concert of the “Komitas” Choir of the Armenian Youth Union of California, USA took place in Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace.

Carmen Chaplin to direct documentary on Charlie Chaplin

Director-producer-actress Carmen Chaplin is set to direct “Charlie Chaplin, a Man of the World,” a theatrical documentary feature which will add a hardly-explored new facet to the creator of the Tramp, one of the most iconic cinema characters in popular consciousness, plumbing Chaplin’s Romani roots and heritage, Variety reports.

Film School to be opened in Artsakh

“The Industrial Development of Armenian Cinema” Cultural Foundation, with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Artsakh, will establish “Innovative Film School” in the Artsakh Information Center.