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Serj Tankian, Creative Armenia Announce ‘7 Notes Music Challenge’ Winners

Alpha Lighting System (Mexico) and Mariam Petrosian (Armenia) will share the $5,000 prize to the Seven Notes music challenge (Graphic: Creative Armenia) YEREVAN—Serj Tankian and Creative Armenia have announced the winners of the “7 Notes Music ...

He Has The Sun, And I The Soil

By: Varak Babian * This short story is based on Hakop Karapents' Armenian short story ՙՏղաս, Արեւն ու Ծովը՚ ("My Son, the Sun, and the Ocean"), from a collection of Karapents' short stories titledՙՄի Մարդ ու Մի ...

Armenian-American who helped stop French train attack stars as himself in new Clint Eastwood film

(A.W.)- Armenian-American professor Mark Moogalian, the first passenger to tackle a gunman during a terrorist attack on a high-speed train traveling to Paris from Amsterdam in 2015, will play himself in Clint Eastwood’s upcoming film “The 15:17 ...

Mansurian’s Requiem wins International Classical Music Awards

(Armenpress)- Composer Tigran Mansurian’s Requiem, dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, has been awarded the Grand Prix of the International Classical Music Competition in the Modern Music category. The Awards were held January ...

Orbelian to be Among Artists Featured at Isrotel Classical Music Festival

YEREVAN, “Asbarez”— Maestro Constantine Orbelian, General Director and Artistic Director of the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Armenia, will be among the featured conductors and artists at the globally renowned Isrotel International ...

Chris Cornell’s “The Promise” in 2017 Oscar race

(Armradio)- Chris Cornell’s song “The Promise” has been listed among 70 songs vying for Oscar. The score for “The Promise” film by Gabriel Yared has also been included in the short list. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences ...

Jivan Avetisyan: “We need to find a way to present our reality- the war, our conflict to the rest of the world”

Director Jivan Avetisyan at Pomegranate Film Festival, Nov 15. Jivan Avetisyan’s The Last Inhabitant was screened at Hamazkayin Toronto’s Pomegranate Film Festival, Nov 15-19. It received an honorable mention in the Best Feature ...

HBO to Air Jivan Avetisyan’s ‘The Last Inhabitant’’ in Eastern Europe

IMG. Director Jivan Avetisyan at the premiere of “The Last Inhabitant” at the Venice International Film Festival in September STEPANAKERT—HBO, the renowned premium cable channel and home to the blockbuster “Game of Thrones,” will air ...

FSI: It takes more than 44 weeks to learn Armenian

The Foreign Service Institute (FSI), the United States federal government’s primary training institution for employees of the U.S. foreign affairs community, has created a list to show the approximate time needed to learn a specific ...

Chris Cornell, Constantine Orbelian Receive Grammy Nominations

(Asbarez)- The late singer Christ Cornell and Armenian conductor Constantine Orbelian were among performers nominated for Grammy awards when the roster was announced Tuesday morning on CBS “This Morning.” Cornell was nominated in Best ...