month : 09/2020 32 results

The 2020 Canadian Lunenburg Doc Fest To Kick Off With Maronian’s “Bloodless”

Filmmaker Bared Maronian’s latest documentary about Armenia’s Velvet Revolution “Bloodless: The Path to Democracy” will be featured at The Lunenburg Doc Fest, Nova Scotia, as the Opening Night Film. Lunenburg is a prominent festival that can qualify Bloodless for Canada’s most prestigious film awards. The documentary will be live ...

September 21 Proclaimed Armenian Independence Day In Washington, DC

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has proclaimed September 21 in Washington DC as “Armenian Independence Day,” the Armenian Embassy in the US informs. The proclamation reads: “Whereas, today the Republic of Armenia celebrates its Independence Day and this year also marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of relations ...

Statement by the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Armenia’s Independence Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Armenia’s Independence Day: “Today, we join Armenian communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the 29th anniversary of Armenia’s independence. “Canada was one of the first Western countries to recognize Armenia’s independence, establishing ...

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole Issues Statement Marking Armenian Independence Day

The Hon. Erin O'Toole, the Leader of Conservative Party of Canada - Parti conservateur du Canada and of the Official Opposition, issues a statement to mark Armenian Independence Day. “Twenty-nine years ago today, Armenian people voted in favour of establishing an independent state, ending decades of Soviet Communist occupation. “Canada ...

Top Officials Of Armenia And Artsakh Visit Yerablur Military Pantheon On Independence Day

Armenpress. The top leadership of Armenia and Artsakh visited today the Yerablur military Pantheon in Yerevan on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of Armenia’s Independence. Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, President Armen Sarkissian, Speaker of Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan, Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II, and ...

Statue Of Jesus In Rio Painted With Colors Of Armenian Flag

(Armradio)- The famous statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro has been painted with the colors of the Armenian flag on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the independence of Armenia, the Embassy of Brazil in Armenia informs. “By this magnificent light and sound show on the Christ the Redeemer friendly Brazil pays homage to ...

Some Outfits For Lady Gaga’s “Armenian” Video Designed By Karina Akopyan

Lady Gaga’s outfit designed by Russian Armenian artist Karina Akopyan (Armradio)- London-based Russian-Armenian artist Karina Akopyan designed some of the outfits for Lady Gaga’s latest 911 music video inspired by Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov’s 1969 film The Color of Pomegranates. Karina Akopyan is a Russian born artist ...

Artsakh To Move Parliament From Stepanakert To Shushi

The new parliament building under construction in Shushi (Armradio)- On May 9, 2022, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the liberation of the fortress-town, the seat of the Artsakh Republic National Assembly will be moved from Stepanakert to Shushi, Artsakh’s President Arayik Harutyunyan has announced “I am glad that in response to ...

911: Lady Gaga’s New Video Inspired By Armenian Filmmaker Parajanov’s “Color Of Pomegranates”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58hoktsqk_Q (Armradio)- Lady Gaga has based her new video for Chromatica single “911” largely on Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov’s classic 1969 art film The Color of Pomegranates. When Gaga is first introduced she’s surrounded by actual pomegranates. The poster of the film briefly appears in the ...

St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church In San Francisco Was Set Ablaze By Arsonists

San Francisco Church, Center Set Ablaze   (Asbarez)- The Board of Trustees of the St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of San Francisco announced on Thursday that around 4 a.m. the building adjacent to the church was set ablaze by arsonists. “The building housed Vasbouragan Hall, as well as offices for St. Gregory Armenian ...