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Historical Armenian Church in Diyarbakir Set to Be Restored

The ruins of the Surp Sarkis Church in 2013 (Photo: George Aghjayan) (Armradio)- An ancient Armenian church in southeastern Turkey is set to be restored, Anadolu Agency quotes officials as saying. The Surp Sargis Armenian Church, built in the ...

Azerbaijani Authorities Inciting Religious Enmity at State Level, Armenian Ombudsman Says

(Armradio) – The Azerbaijani authorities are inciting religious enmity at the state level, accusing us of Islamophobia with absolute falsehood, Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan says. “How, for example, can they explain the famous Decree ...

Composer Arthur Grigoryan Dies Aged 63

(Armradio)- Composer Artur Grigoryan has died after a long illness. He was 63. Born in Yerevan on 31 July 1958, he studied at the Yerevan Music School after Tigran Chukhajyan, class of composition, then graduated from the Musical college after ...

The Press Collection of the Mekhitarist Library is now online

The Mekhitarist Congregation’s journal collection and its portal website are now live, featuring digitized Armenian press published between 1794 and 1920, in a free and accessible format. To date, the online library of the Mekhitarist ...

Vandalism in Hadrut: Azerbaijanis Remove The Cross from Armenian Spitak Khach Church

(Armradio)- Azerbaijan consistently pursues the policy of destroying cultural values ​​and Armenian traces in the occupied territories of Artsakh. A fresh example of vandalism is the removal of the cross from the Spitak Khach (White Cross) ...

Keeping Up With The Digital World: Armenian-Language Literature Now More Accessible Than Ever

Vlume, a vast Armenian digital library, is becoming a go-to address for readers around the world The Armenian Communities Department of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is happy to announce the continuation of its partnership with Vlume. The ...

New Publication: Armenian Communities of Persia/Iran: History, Trade, Culture

LOS ANGELES, Calif., (Horizonweekly)—Mazda Publishers has announced the release of Armenian Communities of Persia/Iran: History, Trade, Culture (670 pages, retail $45.00 plus applicable taxes). This is the fifteenth and final volume in the ...

Hamazkayin Canada Publishes ‘Souls on Fire: Selected Poems’ by Yeghishé Charents

The Regional Executive Board of Hamazkayin Canada is thrilled to announce the publication ofSouls on Fire: Selected Poems by Yeghishé Charents. The volume is a bilingual edition of some of the poet’smost famous poems, impeccably translated by ...

Armenian Poet Razmik Davoyan Die’s Aged 81

(Armradio)- Armenian poet Razmik Davoyan died in Yerevan today at the age of 81. Razmik Davoyan, was born in 1940 in Mets Parni, Spitak, Armenia. At the age of nine he moved to Leninakan with his family where he graduated from high school and ...

Photos of Artsakh War Win Silver at Tokyo International Foto Awards

Photo by Lenka Klicperová Photographer Lenka Klicperová was awarded the silver prize at 2021 Tokyo International Foto Awards competition for her documentary photo of Artsakh war of 2020, the Armenian Embassy in Japan informs. At the end ...