Category archives for: Culture

Technology is changing, but the basics of photography remain the same. Karen Chakhalyan

  By Elena Chobanyan Armenian Journalist, TV Host     “Armenian photographers need many things to be happy. For instance, free time, social, favorable conditions and good devices. They do not have to be overloaded with everyday concerns or other issues in order to do a good job and create. Every psychological state can influence […]

When a Hobby Transforms Into Profession / A&M Gregor Photography

    By Elena Chobanian, Television Host and Journalist “Natural light is the most important thing in photography,” – says photographer Marcin Gregor. Ararat Magazine presents photographer Marcin Gregor’s exclusive interview and several works of the A&M Gregor Photography.   Marcin Gregor considers photography more as a hobby, although it is profession as well. After […]

“New Names” and Talented Kids

  Not only adults, but also kids can fight for their success. Recently, took place the opening of the 6th International Festival of Young Performers “New Names” ceremony at the Komitas Chamber. The International Festival of Young Performers brings together talented young people, allowing them to present their skills, identify talent, and most importantly, a […]

He did what “healthy” people don’t do Talented painter Vrej Kirakosian’s amazing story by Elena Chobanian

  Some take others’ lives away, some spread light to them. А young person with physical disability found his happiness. He found his love – wife, and now they raise their beautiful little daughter, Masha. He supports his family with the help of his talent – painting. Vrej’s story is like a miracle, which can […]

Genius is a controlled madman. Arman Hostikyan about his beautiful creations.

     The talented Armenian artist, Arman Hostikyan, was born in 1969 in Yerevan (Republic of Armenia). Started working at 15 years old as apprentice blacksmith at restoration workshops of Armenian government. At the age of 20 he launched his own business, and in 1992 he moved to Sochi (Russia). Now he creates metal art for […]

Television must respond to the social, economic problems, – says the first Armenian TV presenter Nara Shlepchyan

    On the first day of the opening of the Armenian television (on 29 November 1956) the first greeting words were spoken by Nara Shlepchyan. The first presenter of the Republic of Armenia was born in Yerevan, in an intellectual family. In 1957 she graduated the Russian Language and Literature Faculty of the State […]

Armenian images and flavours for the delight of the people living in Cluj

Armenian images and flavours for the delight of the people living in Cluj

On January 31, 2012, the Armenian community in Cluj – a small community but more and more present in the multicultural life of the city – invited the public to an event filled with Armenian images and flavors. Mircea Tivadar, the president of theArmenianMuseum, had the idea to combine an Armenian motifs icons exhibition opening […]

The Book of Whispers won the Romanian Academy Award for Literature

The Book of Whispers won the Romanian Academy Award for Literature

  Thursday, December 15 the Romanian Academy Awards for 2009 Ceremony took place in the Romanian Academy Aula. At the literature and philology category, the Ion Creanga Award went to Varujan Vosganian’s novel “The Book of Whispers” published by Polirom in 2009. The award was handed to the author by the Academician Eugen Simion, in […]

Նուցի Ակոնց

„Artmark” աճուրդի տունը ար­վեստի հավաքիչներու համար արժեքավոր ալպոմ մը ներկայացուց «Նուցի Ակոնց», հովանավորությամբ տոքթոր, փրոֆեսոր Հորթենսիու Ալտեա, որ այս տարի Յաշի Ռումանական Գիրքի Միջազգային Սրահի շրջանակին մեջ, որպես Յաշի մասնաճ­յուղի Կերպարվեստագետներու Միության արվեստի գիրք աշխատությանը մրցանակ շնորհված է: Պուքրեշի Հիլթոն հյուրա­նոցին մեջ տեղի ունեցած ներկայացման միջոցով, Պուքրեշցի արվեստի սիրահար­ներուն ևս հասանելի դարձավ ալպոմը, որ ներկայացուց […]

“THE LADDER OF HEAVEN IN CINEMA. KUSTURICA, TARKOVSKY, PARAJANOV”

“THE LADDER OF HEAVEN IN CINEMA. KUSTURICA,     TARKOVSKY,    PARAJANOV”

  The book continues to explore the aesthetics of sacredness in cinema and in arts, a direction of research which has been started by the author with her volume “Tarkovsky. Film as a prayer. A poetics of the sacredness in Andrei Tarkovsky’s cinema” (Arca Invierii Publishing House, Bucharest, 2002). Three complementary auctorial paradigms, outstanding for […]

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