The First Festival of Armenian Diaspora continuies taking events and it is time for Gyergyosentmiklos, Romenia, which has been one of the first settlments of Armenians in Europe and armenians had great role in the history of the city. On September 8 there was an opening ceremony of a Khachqar dedicated to the armenian chatolic church by the Armenian community of Hungary. There was many importat people as Armenian ammbasador of Romenia, Mayor of Alaverdy Karen Paremuzyan, member of Romenian parlament Varuzhan Voskanyan,the head of Lori marz Artur Nalbandyan. The ambassador of Armenia thanked the Armenian community of Hungary and said that such events are very important for Armenians to present their history to Europeans.
Then Urartu Theater presented the life of famous armenian chansonnier Aznavour, the director Artin Dirameryan tried to present the most important episodes and songes of Aznavour. The next day they presented the Musa Dagh musical which is about the crimes and barbarism commited against Armenians and they showed the unquenchable spirit of the Armenians and the power of will.We can surely say that the audience liked the perfomances, the applause and the tears are the ones who speak. Let’s remind that the The First Festival of Armenian Diaspora continues its series of events in Budapest and Debrecen. We are looking forward all of you, don’t miss the chance to be the participant of the firts festival.
Artur Aleksanyan and Maxim Manukyan, who brought Armenia gold medals from 2017 World Championship held in Paris, France, have received a special prize from a Moscow-based Armenian businessman.
Edgar Adamyan, who closely followed the competitions, decided to offer the sportsmen his personal gift - passenger cars, the National Olympic Committee's website reports.
The champions received the award in a special ceremony led by Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Hrachya Rostomyan (who is also the Committee's secretary general).
“I am very excited and full of emotions. I was there, following the matches as our guys were battling on the playground. And I was their passionate fan, crying out their names all the time,” said the businessman.
Three major Iranian cities (Tehran, Shiraz and Mahshad) organized the screening of Armenian films as part of a weekly cultural program held from 23 to 29 July, reports the Foreign Ministry’s press service.
The Armenian Movie Week offered the participants a great opportunity to share ideas and discuss the history of Armenian film production, as well as consider the modern trends of its development.
Out of the dozens of works submitted for screening, the organizers selected 10 movies by Aram Shahbazyan, Aren Vatyan, Vigen Chaldranyan, Michael Poghosyan and other directors. The films were screened at the Art and Experience center.
Highly praising the initiative, Armenian Ambassador Artashes Tumanyan highlighted the country’s commitment to hold periodically such cultural events to raise awareness of the Armenian culture in the Islamic Republic. “Our main purpose is to properly present the Armenian culture, and Armenia in Iran. So this event is an important step to that end,” he said.
The Promise, the 2017 historical drama featuring the Ottoman-era horrors of the Genocide, has been screened for foreign diplomats accredited to Los Angeles.
The event was organized at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) upon the initiative of the Armenian Consulate, the Foreign Ministry’s press service reports.
Apart from the diplomatic corps, it brought together also members of different international organizations, scholars, professors and representatives of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at the UCLA School of Law.
In her speech, Consul Amella Shakaryan highlighted Genocide recognition campaign pursued Armenia and the Diaspora, praising especially the US-Armenian community’s contribution. She also briefed the participants on Armenia’s consistent efforts towards the prevention of future crimes of genocide.