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Armenia Submits ‘Spitak’ for Oscar Consideration

The epic film “Spirak,” which centers on the devastating earthquake that rocked Armenia on December 7, 1988 is Armenia’s official submission to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science for consideration in the foreign language film ...

Souvenir sheet depicting Jean Carzou’s and Martiros Saryan’s pieces cancelled in the sidelines of Francophonie summit

"Armenpress".- A souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to the theme “Summit of the International Organisation of La Francophonie in Yerevan” has been cancelled and put into circulation in the premises of the Sport and Concert Complex after ...

44th César Award will be dedicated to Charles Aznavour

(Le Figaro)- The 44th annual César Award will be dedicated to legendary French-Armenian crooner Charles Aznavour who passed away on October 1 at the age of 94. In a statement, president of the Academy of Cinema Arts and ...
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Your Name

Written by: Vahan Tekeyan Translated by:Varak Babian Why shouldn’t I be able to write your name here? And proclaim to the world just how much I loved you… I utter her two vowels in secret Her person forms the shape of a manuscri...

German actor Richard Sammel cast in new Karabakh film

"PanArmenian"-   German actor Richard Sammel will star in a new English-language film, "Gate to Heaven", about Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) by Armenian filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan. "Meet and greet the main actor of Gate to ...

Serj Tankian making documentary about Armenia’s “velvet revolution”

System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian is making a documentary about the “velvet revolution” in Armenia. “My biggest project now is Armenia after the revolution, Tankian said in an interview with Forbes. “There was a revolution in Armenia, ...

Italian comedy about hopeless film crew visiting Armenia out on May 24 (video)

(Panarmenian)- The first feature film by Italian filmmaker Simone Spada "Hotel Gagarin", which was almost entirely shot in Armenia, will hit the big screens in the director’s homeland on May 24. Spada has also written the ...
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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Armenia (Full episode)

On this week’s episode of Parts Unknown, former chef and current TV host Anthony Bourdain traveled to Armenia with Armenian-American musician Serj Tankian, of System of a Down fame, as well as historian Richard Giragosian, a resident of the ...

Charles Aznavour awarded Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun

(Azatutyun)- The government of Japan has announced the 2018 Spring Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals on April 29. French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour is among the laureates, and the legendary singer was awarded the Order of the ...

Vittorio Taviani, Director of Armenian Genocide movie ‘The Lark Farm’, Dies at 88

Prize-winning Italian film director Vittorio Taviani has died at the age of 88. Taviani and his brother Paolo formed one of Italian cinema’s most famous duos and together they made more than 15 films. One of their best-known was the gritty ...