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Exhibition displaying Artsakh’s manuscript heritage to open in Yerevan’s Matenadaran

Exhibition presenting the manuscript heritage of Artsakh will open in the Matenadaran - the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, next week. Director of the Matenadaran-Gandzasar scientific-cultural center Aram Torosyan told Armenpress that the manuscripts which were written and kept in Artsakh, the books published i...

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panarmenian.net01/15th/2021, 6:48

Armenia’s Oscar entry "Songs Of Solomon" acquired by Cloudburst

January 15, 2021 - 10:47 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - Cloudburst Entertainment has acquired rights to "Songs of Solomon", Armenia’s official entry for 2021's International Feature Film Oscar race, Deadline reports. The drama, directed by Arman Nshanian, who also produced the pic with Oscar-winning Green Book producer and co-writer Nic...

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armenpress.am12/30th/2020, 11:18

Writers’ Union of Armenia calls on Ukrainian counterpart to abandon politicization of culture

The Union of Writers of Armenia has commented on its Ukrainian counterpart’s decision on blacklisting Armenian authors. The President of the Union of Writers of Armenia Edward Militonyan underscored that politics and culture should be differentiated. Asked to comment, Militonyan told ARMENPRESS that the literary ties between di...

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armenpress.am12/30th/2020, 9:30

Ukrainian Union of Writers blacklists Armenian, Russian, Belarusian authors

Ukraine’s Union of Writers announced it is refusing to publish books of authors from countries who as they described have “acted against the Ukrainian territorial integrity” in the UN and other international organizations. Armenia, Russia and Belarus are also blacklisted by the writers’ union, according to RIA Novosti. According...

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armenpress.am12/29th/2020, 6:30

Azerbaijan bans international commission to conduct monitoring in monuments under its control

A number of Armenian cultural and spiritual monuments have come under the Azerbaijani control as a result of the recent war unleashed by Azerbaijan against Artrsakh: these monuments are of special importance for Armenians. Armenia’s ministry of education, science, culture and sport is cooperating with both the local and internat...

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panarmenian.net12/23rd/2020, 1:36

Winning designs announced for friendship park competition in Gyumri

December 23, 2020 - 17:31 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - The Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) Foundation has announced the winners of the Friendship Park competition for Gyumri, Armenia, ArchDaily reports. Based on results of the second round, the jury selected 19 finalists in three categories. Located in the northern part ...

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panarmenian.net12/22nd/2020, 9:42

Two Armenian manuscripts join the Getty collection

December 22, 2020 - 13:36 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - Two Armenian manuscripts have joined the Getty Museum's collection, according to a statement from the museum. The first one is a 17th-c manuscript leaf depicting the arrival of the Christ child on earth. It was once part of a Gospel book made in 1615. Gospel books were among the m...

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panarmenian.net12/22nd/2020, 7:00

Azerbaijan delaying UNESCO mission visit to Karabakh

December 22, 2020 - 10:54 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijani is delaying its approval for a UNESCO mission to Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) to assess damage to cultural and religious sites, according to a statement published by the organization on Monday, December 21. Ernesto Ottone, Assistant UNESCO Director-General for Culture, s...

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armenpress.am12/21st/2020, 6:00

Azerbaijan delays visit of UNESCO mission to Artsakh for evaluating cultural heritage

Only the response of Azerbaijan is still awaited for UNESCO to proceed with the sending of a mission to the field. The authorities of Azerbaijan have been approached several times without success so far, ARMENPRESS was informed from the official website of the UNESCO. ‘’In its press release of 20 November, UNESCO reiterated coun...

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panarmenian.net12/17th/2020, 9:06

"Truth to Power" doc on Serj Tankian's activism will be out on February 19

December 17, 2020 - 13:00 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net - A new documentary about System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian, "Truth to Power", will examine the role the singer's history of activism. The film will come out via Oscilloscope Laboratories on February 19, Rolling Stone reports. The doc features exclusive interviews with Tankian ...

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