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Stepanakert Art School to hold reporting concert. The institution has a new address

Stepanakert Art School now operates in the building of the Charles Aznavour Cultural Center.

Tigran Hamasyan wins two awards from Deutscher Jazzpreis

Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has won two awards from Deutscher Jazzpreis for his latest album, he said in a Facebook post on Friday.

The Final Concert of "Little Singers of Armenia" Held in Stepanakert

On June 1, a final concert was held at the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace with the participation of the "Little Singers of Armenia" choir and choirs operating in Artsakh.

International Day of Children celebrated in Stepanakert (Photos)

On June 1, on the initiative of Stepanakert Municipality, a concert was organized at the Charles Aznavour Cultural Center on the occasion of the International Children's Day.

Monument Watch: Academics join forces to save Armenian heritage in Artsakh from Azeri destruction

Historian and archaeologist Hamlet Petrosyan (Yerevan State University) and Anna Leyloyan-Yekmalyan (State Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, INALCO, Paris) have brought together archaeologists, architects, cultural anthropologists and many other experts to launch Monument Watch – a project dedicated to the preservation of Armenian cultural heritage in the parts of Artsakh which was captured by the Azerbaijani military during the course of the 2020 war, given the Azeri state-sanctioned destruction or distortion of the Armenian monuments documented on several occasions.

Exhibition Entitled "Peace and Peacekeepers Through the Eyes of Children" Held in Stepanakert

An exhibition entitled "Peace and Peacekeepers through the Eyes of Children" was organized on April 9 at the Stepanakert Children and Youth Creativity Center.

Eurovision to attract limited audience in COVID-19 trial

A limited audience will be allowed to attend the Eurovision song contest in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam in May as part of a COVID-19 trial, Reuters reports, ci ting newspaper de Telegraaf.

Louvre digitizes over 480,000 artworks, makes them free to view online

The Louvre announced it has digitized more than 480,000 pieces of art, allowing anyone with a smartphone or a computer to enjoy the museum’s collections without booking a ticket to Paris, FOX 29 reports.

Louvre puts entire art collection online

There is nothing like spending a rainy afternoon at a museum, soaking in the beauty and wonder of art and history. Now the Louvre, the world's most visited museum, is letting you do that right from home, CNN reports.

Armenian NC for UNESCO strongly condemns Azerbaijani “ISIS-style” destruction of church

The Armenian National Commission for UNESCO strongly condemned Azerbaijan’s destruction of the Armenian Church in the town of Mekhakavan which fell under Azerbaijani control after the war.

Artsakh Parliament Speaker calls on international organizations to prevent destruction of Armenian monuments

Speaker of Parliament of Artsakh Artur Tovmasyan has made an appeal to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk and to the World Council of Churches, over the danger threatening the Armenian cultural and religious heritage in the territories of Artsakh which have come under the Azerbaijani military occupation.

Oscars 2021: No Zoom allowed for nominees

The nominees for this year's Oscars awards ceremony have been told by organisers that they won't be allowed to attend virtually.

‘What is this, if not ethnic-religious based hatred?’ – Tatoyan on Aliyev’s visit to Armenian church

Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan has released facts on the policy of spreading ethnic-religious based hatred by the top leadership of Azerbaijan.

France attaches importance to preservation of Artsakh’s cultural heritage – ambassador

French Ambassador to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte says the preservation of Artsakh’s cultural heritage has been one of the most important issues for them after the recent war.

Armenia opts out from 2021 Eurovision

Armenia will not participate in the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

Cultural event entititled ''Through Art to Peace" held in Stepanakert Art Gallery

A cultural event entitled "Through Art to Peace" was organized in Stepanakert Art Gallery.

Golden Globes winners are announced

Hollywood's awards season kicked off Sunday at a very different Golden Globes, with winners dialing in remotely to a ceremony that battled through technical glitches and a few awkward moments as the stars doled out prizes and confronted controversy over a lack of diversity among event organisers, France 24.

Russia expects UNESCO mission to visit Artsakh soon

Russia expects UNESCO’s preliminary mission to visit Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and the adjacent areas of Azerbaijan in the near future, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said during Thursday’s briefing, according to TASS.

Russian MFA spokesperson: Negotiations underway to organize UNESCO preliminary mission to Nagorno-Karabakh

Negotiations are underway to organize the preliminary mission of the UNESCO to Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions of Azerbaijan.

Armenian director’s film included in competition program of prestigious French film festival

“Beyond the Threshold”, an Armenian short film directed by Angineh Isanians has been selected for the International Competition of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, a prestigious French film festival held annually in Clermont-Ferrand.