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Armenian Genocide Film ‘The Promise’ To Be Added To Netflix

‘The Promise’ film about the Armenian Genocide will be added to the Netflix library on August 8, reports the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The Promise is a 2016 American historical drama film directed by Terry George and ...

Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh Wins NEH Grant for Book on Ani

Dr. Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh "Asbarez"- Dr. Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write a book on the medieval Armenian city of Ani, which has been classified as a ...

Armenian Kanoon Player Marianna Gevorgyan Wins Top Prize at World Folk Vision 2020 Festival

Marianna Gevorgyan (Armradio)- Armenian kanoon player Marianna Gevorgyan has won the top prize in the “Music of the peoples of the world” category of the World Folk Vision 2020 festival. World Folk Vision is a global cultural ...
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First Trailer for Serj Tankian Documentary Released

Serj Tankian performing in Armenia (Asbarez)- The first trailer from “Truth To Power,” director Garin Hovannisian’s feature documentary chronicling Serj Tankian, the lead singer of System Of A Down, has been released, ...

My Armenian Grandfather Was a Tailor: Youri Djorkaeff On His Connection With Fashion And The Contract With Zilli

Youri Djorkaeff (Armradio)- Former French international Youri Djorkaeff, 1998 world champion and 2000 European champion, takes his first steps in the fashion world by signing a contract with French luxury label Zilli for the first 100% sports ...

French Armenian Actor and Director Simon Abkarian Wins Big at Molière Theater Awards

(Armradio)- French Armenian actor and director Simon Abkarian won big at the 32nd Molière awards -the highest French theatre honour. Abkarian’s “Electre des bas-fonds,” which was playing at Ariane Mnouchkine’s Théâtre du Soleil, won ...

Boston Globe’s Anush Elbakyan Wins Two Emmy Awards

(Armradio)- Boston Globe’s Anush Elbakyan has won two Emmy awards for the documentary ‘Everything Is Changing’: Climate Change On Cape Cod. She has now received five Emmy awards. “Beyond exited to win two Emmy Awards last night for the ...
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Flaneur Of The Present And Past

By Varak Babian Recently, I’ve been trekking down familiar streets using unfamiliar routes; and then sprinkling more steps everywhere in between. I’ve walked down avenues that lead into boulevards, trails that pour into intersections. I’ve ...

Lithuanian Armenian Opera Diva Asmik Grigorian Graces the Cover of Opera News Magazine

Diva Asmik Grigorian Asmik Grigorian, Lithuanian Armenian operatic soprano has graced the cover of Opera News for July 2020, AGBU informs on Facebook. Grigorian’s gift for theatrical invention rests on a rock-solid vocal technique. She made ...

TorontoHye’s Interview With Filmmaker Francois Jacob and Human Rights Advocate Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte About The Making Of “Under The Same Sun” About NK Conflict

                                                                  Stepanakert Soviet theatre in ruins as featured in "Under the Same Sun". Photo courtesy of Francois Jacob. The Documentary About Nagorno Karabakh ...