Cultural Poster
This weekly information coverage allows following the cultural news of the past week. 
The creative crew of “Cultural Poster” illustrates the mosaic of most notable events in literature, architecture, theatre, fine arts and films for the viewers.
 
Frequency: Every Monday, at 20:00 and 22:30
Rerun: Tuesday, at 08:20 and 16:40

Cultural poster 26.03.2018


An exhibition dedicated to the 160th anniversary of Zabel, 140th anniversary of Hasmik and 160th anniversary of playwright Alexander Abelyan was opened in the Musueum of Literature and Art.
On the International Puppetry Day, the “Craft Dolls” Festival took place in Arabkir Partk.
The program “Artsakh, My Love: Support Stepanakert Theatre” was launched.
Republican Exhibition of Young Artists was opened in the Artists’ Union.
Teryan Cultural Center presented is its new collection “Telik-Melik”.
 The translation of Robert Walser’s “The Walk” from its original was published for the first time.
 

 

Cultural poster 26.02.2018


A contemporary exhibition was opened in Charents House-Museum. Before March 29 the visitors of the Museum may get familiarized with the books of Charents published during the years he worked in HayPetHrat. 
During the press conference, the Minister of Culture and related officials presented the activities they plan in respect with monuments to the journalists.
On February 22, famous filmmaker Artavazd Peleshyan turned 80. The jubilee evening of the master was held in National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
Within the scope of the program “ARAR” initiated by the Ministry of Culture of Armenia across more than 50 communities, the participants learn different folk crafts.
Jubilee photograph exhibition was opened in Tekeyan Center labeled “PHOTOPODIUM.COM - we are already 10 years old”.
New book of poems by children’s writer Yuri Sahakyan was published.
 

 

Cultural poster 16.04.2018


“Filmadaran” NGO and Goethe Institute organized the screening of Wim Wenders’ films in Yerevan.
Premiere of Karine Khodikyan’s play “Invited to Birthday?” was held in Paronyan State Music Comedy Theatre of Yerevan staged by the RA National Artist Hrachya Gasparyan. 
The program “Artsakh My Love” of the Ministry of Culture was joined by Hamazgayin Theatre with its performance “Santa Cruz։ 
A republican exhibition in the Artists’ Union: fifty painters showcased their watercolor works.
By the initiative of the American University and Acopian Center for the Environment, 3rd Annual Conference “Eco-tourism in Armenia” took place.
The collection of the speeches from the 6th conference of Diaspora Armenian writers was published.

 

Cultural poster 09.04.2018


An event dedicated to the jubilee of Professor Emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Honorable Doctor of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences Michael Stone was held in Matenadaran. 
Within the scope of the project “Residents of Hotel Yerevan”, an exhibition dedicated to the 110th anniversary of William Saroyan “Saroyan and Armenia” was opened.
A wide-scale cultural event dedicated to the great Armenian film director, conceptual artist Sergey Parajanov was held “Loft” Center.
Within the scope of the two-month program “Francophonie Days in Armenia”, Avetik Isahakyan Library invited French writers and the director of “SIGEST” Publishing House to meet with readers.
Within the framework of International Francophonie Days, on April 5 an exhibition of the graphic works of the painter, sculptor Nina Khemchyan “Seven Fundamental Sins” was opened in Yerevan's Modern Art Museum.
“One Hundred Years of Solitude” of Marquez and Gustav Janouch's “Conversations with Kafka” were translated into Armenian from original.
 

Cultural poster 02.04.2018


Gafesjian Center for the Arts features the exhibition “Ara Harutyunyan: Monumental Vision” dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the artist.
Joint press conference of the Ministers of Culture of Armenia and Artsakh took place.
On the International Theatre Day - March 27, “Artavazd” theatre awards ceremony was held.
The children's musical performance “The Wizard of Emerald City” based on the fairy-tale “The Wizard of Oz” was staged in Chamber Music Theatre of Yerevan.
On April 1 - the day of laughter and  satire, a caricature exhibition was opened in Yeghishe Charents House-Museum.
The novel of Claude Simon was translated into Armenian.

 

Cultural poster 19.02.2018


On February 19, the 14th Youth Book Fair was opened in Khnko Aper Library. 
One dram - 1dr.am website is a book exchange platform, where both fiction, as well as professional literature can be found.
In September 2018, Armenia will hold International Contemporary Art Exhibition featuring artists from many countries of the world.
Hovhannes Tumanyan Puppet Theatre of Yerevan hosts the premiere of Eduard Olby’s play “Who is Afraid of Virginia Woolf”.
Premiere of “Cinderella” in the State Chamber Music Theatre.
The novel of Vahagn Grigoryan “The River of Time” was published, and Jules Verne's “Carpatian Castle”.
 

 

Cultural poster 19.03.2018


Stolen masterpiece of Mikhail Vrubel was found and returned to Armenia.  
2-nd Festival of francophone films was held in Yerevan.
150Th working meeting of “Eurimag” was held in Yerevan from March 13-17.
An exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of sculptor, painter Nvard Zaryan was opened in the National Gallery.
Yerevan Chamber Theatre hosted the premiere of Black Box performance.
The presentation of Armen Petrosyan's book “The Issue of the Origin of Armenian Naiton” took place.
 

 

Cultural poster 12.03.2018


The Armenian premiere of the documentary film "Architects of Denial" took place in Yerevan. 
At the temporary exhibition hall of the National Gallery of Armenia the exhibition of French-Armenian artists Gevorg and Vardan Tarloyan's "Illusion and Reality" was opened.
An exhibition of Tigran Asatryan's painting and graphic works opened in Yerevan's Modern Art Museum.
Paintings of corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Arts, Professor Vigen Ghazaryan were compiled with the efforts of the family in the exhibition hall of the scientist.
The "Book of Flowers" performance was staged in the State Pantomime Theater.
Edit Print published the Armenian translation of the novel "The Arch of Triumph" by German writer Erich Maria Remarque.
 

 

Cultural poster 12.02.2018


February 12 is Hrant Matevosyan’s birthday. His relatives, friends and readers congregated in Komitas Pantheon.
Annual contest in the Writers’ Union: distinguished individuals in the areas of poetry, prose, dramaturgy, publicity won prizes.
“Family and Community” Charitable organization deals with the education of children in poverty by raising their self-esteem through culture and art and revealing their potential.
“To restore old Armenian wedding traditions, Hayk Yeranosyan and Sirarpi Khojabaghyan had the idea of creating Tonir wedding village, which was brought to life in Syunik”.
Hermann Hesse's “The Journey to the East” translated into Armenian from the original by Ashot Alexanyan, and the monograph of philologist Sargis Harutyunyan called “Armenian Mythology” were published.
 

 

Cultural poster 29.01.2018


Yerevan branch of AGBU celebrated the 110th anniversary of Istanbul-based Armenian Jamanak Daily. 
The award ceremony “Friend of Book” was held in the National Gallery of Armenia.
The exhibition “Yerevan - Dream City” was opened in the newly established Center Goethe of Yerevan. 
On the birthday of renowned tenor Gegham Grigoryan, an opening ceremony of the monument of the opera singer was held at Komitas Pantheon.  
Printing House “Edit Print” published Night Flight by  Antoine Saint-Exupéry.  
Maria Sahakyan, 37 years old film director passed away.  
 

Cultural poster 17.07.2017


Within the framework of the Film Festival Golden Apricot, the award “Let there be Light” of the Mother See was bestowed to composer Tigran Mansuryan.
Two-day forum “Creative Europe” was organized in the frame of Film Festival Golden Apricot. 
Within the scope of 14th Golden Apricot International Film Festival, 15 were screened for the Armenian viewers. The film premiere of “About On Body and Soul” by Ildikó Enyedi was attended by our crew.
Tatyana Danielyants’s musical documentary “Six Musician on the City Background” was among the premieres of the Golden Apricot.
German filmmaker, producer Fred Kelemen, who was International Feature Film jury member, delivered master classes in Armenia. 
July 16 was the official closing and award ceremony of the Golden Apricot.
 
 

 

Cultural poster 10.07.2017


Golden Apricot Film Festival kicked off: this year it will be held from July 9-16.
Famous sculptor, RA National Artist Artashes Hovsepyan passed away at the age of 86. 
The opening-presentation ceremony of two paintings presented to the museum by the family of the USSR People's Artist, Academician of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, famous sculptor, painter and educator Nikoghayos Nikoghosyan's family took place at the Russian Museum of Art in Yerevan.
The premiere of Tigran Paskevichyan's documentary “Last Dream or GAME OVER” took place in “Article 3” Club.
An exhibition titled "Armenian Kings and Queens in the Armenian and European Engravings and Posters of the 17th and 20th Centuries" opened at the National Gallery of Armenia. 
“Re-inventing the Nature”: the compositions of nine female artists titled  were presented in Cafesjian Art Center under this heading.
American photographer Robert Weitzner's exhibition of photography "In Love with Armenia" opened in the Center of Folk Art.