Levon Ishkhanian Discusses Komitas
Musician Levon Ichkhanian
Interview by Araxie Altounian
What does Komitas mean to you?
Komitas for me is the embodiment of the Armenian spirit. The survivor, preserver, and the visionary.
Komitas’ role in Armenian culture, in your opinion.
He set the model and the standard for identity, musically and otherw...
Toronto Celebrates Komitas’ 150th Anniversary
By: Dr. Araxie Altounian
Fall 2019 is bound to see a culmination of events worldwide celebrating the life and work of Father Komitas who was born on September 26, 1869 in Kötahia, Western Anatolia. On this occasion, a few Toronto-based Armenian musicians chose to commemorate this very special 150th anniversary in an unprecedented way, by ...
ARS Vision 2020: “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body” Organized by ARS Roubina Chapter
ARS Vision 2020 organizing committee and guests.
On September 15th, 2019, the ARS Roubina Chapter presented another successful event as part of the ARS Vision 2020 fundraising event at the Bayview Golf and Country Club. There was a meet and greet with the presenters of the afternoon at the beginning of the event.
Attendees had the option to ...
ARMENIA: Renewed And Uncovered At POM 2019
A scene from Vahe Yan’s documentary Artsakh: On The Edge Of Eternity.
By: Dr. Roubina Yeghoyan
This year Hamazkayin Toronto's Pomegranate Film Festival will showcase a new and reinvigorated Armenia that’s been ushered into a bright future after last year’s Velvet Revolution. The festival is scheduled to take place at three theatres ...