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New exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art to focus on Medieval Armenia

(Blouinartinfo)- The Metropolitan Museum of Art will soon unveil “Armenia!,” which explores Armenian arts and culture through its history. Charting the history of Armenia from its conversion to Christianity in the early fourth century to its ...

NASA Awards its Highest Honor to Astronomer Yervant Terzian

 (ANCA)- NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus. The medal will be presented by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at ...

Canadian citizens to be allowed visa-free travel to Armenia

(Armenpress)- The government of Armenia plans to introduce a visa waiver for citizens of Albania, Turkmenistan, Lebanon and Canada from July 10, 2018. The decision is expected to be adopted during the June 28 Cabinet meeting, with the draft ...

Armenia Appointed Its First Woman Mayor

(Regionalpost)- Diana Gasparyan was appointed Acting Mayor of Echmiadzin, Armenia’s 4th largest city. This is the first time a woman will be holding the office of mayor since the country declared its independence in 1991. Diana Gasparyan was born ...

Armenian PM receives Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian

(Armradio)- Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received today Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The Prime Minister welcomed Ohanian’s visit to Armenia and said he’s glad for his success and with that of every Armenian in the Diaspora. Nikol ...

Toronto city council appoints Miganoush Megardichian as new Ward 41 councillor

Miganoush Megardichian speaks at Toronto city council on Tuesday. (Global news)- Toronto city council has appointed lawyer Miganoush Megardichian to fill the seat left vacant by former Ward 41 Councillor Chin Lee.   Lee stepped ...

Toronto AGBU Celebrates Aram Khatchaturian Anniversary with Unforgettable Concert

By: isa basmadjian This year marks the 115th anniversary of the birth of the world renowned Armenian composer, Aram Khatchaturian. It is also the 40th anniversary of the Aram Khatchaturian Museum in Yerevan. Because we all couldn...

Serj Tankian: Armenia is a country of endless discoveries

System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian says Armenia is a country of endless discoveries. Nothing in Armenia leaves him indifferent. Serj Tankian is one of the world’s most famous Armenians struggling for the international recognition of the ...

A lot of joy, but a lot of nostalgia’: Toronto bids bittersweet farewell to TSO’s Peter Oundjian

TSO musical director Peter Oundjian conducted one of his final performances Friday afternoon, a free event in Roy Thompson Hall called Thank You, Toronto! (CBC Radio-Canada ) (CBC)- As a violinist, conductor and music director of the ...

Ex-Presidents Stripped Of Gyumri Titles

Gyumri’s municipal council voted on Monday to strip former Presidents Serzh Sarkisian and Robert Kocharian of the titles of honorary citizens of Armenia’s second largest city. The Gyumri municipality bestowed the title on Kocharian in 2002 when ...