Armenian contemporary visual art at the "Cafesjian" Center


The exhibition entitled "Tomorrow" presented the visual art of 17 Armenian contemporary artists.  What is happening in the field of contemporary art in Armenia today? What to expect tomorrow?  Armen Yesayants, Director of Exhibitions at the Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and Elizaveta Shirinyan, Director of Education, are in the "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Marianna Gevorgyan's name was registered in the Book of Heroes for the second time


Canonist, laureate of international competitions Marianna Gevorgyan became the main winner of the "Global Cultural Initiative World Folk Vision" world competition-festival in 2020. Recently, Marianna Gevorgyan's name was registered in the Book of Heroes for the second time due to defeating a large number of rivals. The talented Armenian is in the "Artfocus" pavilion.
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Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi was in Armenia


As speaking or writing is not my profession, I preferred to support the Armenian people during the war by playing. The world-famous accordionist and bandoneonist Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi is at "Artfocus".
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Director, animator Naira Muradyan is at the "Artfocus"


"It is short-sightedness not to show Armenian author cartoons on TV today."  Director, animator Naira Muradyan is in the "Artfocus" pavillion.
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Our Guilt


"We did not feel our guilt - 'Mea Culpa', and when you do not feel guilty, you continue to sin."  Hrant Tokhatyan is in the "Artfocus" pavillion.
Should a poet be more than a poet in Armenia?  Has the country's leadership ever attended at Hrant Tokhatyan's performances? Why has the theme of Brave Nazar been the leitmotif of our opera for years, and the baseless "I'll Break the Thousand" always a relevant slogan?
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"Hayk and Bel: From Babylon to the land of Ararat illustration publishing


Is there any interest in the comic book genre in Armenia? What way did "Hayk and Bel: From Babylon to the Land of Ararat ”illustrated book go, from idea to publication. Producer, lawyer Narek Van Ashughatoyan and illustrator Tigran Mangasaryan are in the Artfocus pavilion. The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Renovation of the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin


The project for the renovation and strengthening of the Mother Cathedral in 2013 is being agreed with UNESCO. The fresco restoration research center is beginning to study the temple frescoes.  In 2017  the construction work begins in the summer. In the film shot at the end of 2021, the head of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the chief architect of the Mother See, and the author of the fresco restoration project represent the process of repairing the Holy Etchmiadzin, surprises, completed and expected works.

The performance of the world-famous "London Gospel Choir" in Yerevan


"Culture is the solution to the problem for financially insecure countries." Sona Hovhannisyan, co-founder and program director of the "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival, is the guest of "Artfocus".
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"Yerevan Jazz Fest 2021" was concluded


How does "Yerevan Jazz Fest" invite world-leading jazz musicians to Armenia? What has changed in terms of perception of jazz in Armenia, compared to the 1970s and 1980s? What is the new generation of jazz musicians like? Living legend of Armenian jazz Levon Malkhasyan, founder-president of the Armenian Jazz Association, organizer of "Yerevan Jazz Fest" Kamo Movsesyan are in the "Artfocus" pavilion. The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Gegham Grigoryan's phenomenon. Gevork Hakobyan and Harutyun Arzumanyan are in Artfocus


What is the phenomenon of artist Gegham Grigoryan, why in 2007 Gegham Grigoryan had to leave the position of the artistic director of the Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Theater, is the great tenor appreciated in the homeland? Conductor of the Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Theater Harutyun Arzumanyan and Leading soloist of the theater Gevork Hakobyan are in the "Artfocus" pavillion.  The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Mariam Merabova is in "Artfocus"


After the concert we went to bow to the boys. I do not want more graves in Yerablur. I do not want":  Famous jazz singer Mariam Merabova is in "Artfocus".  What helped her find the mental strength to go on stage after her husband's death?  What is YouTube for Mariam Merabova, why does the singer reject the institute of production? Anahit Margaryan talked to Merabova.
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Is art "fashionable" in Armenia today?


Does the Institute of Art of the National Academy of Sciences follow the latest trends in international art, does the system of grants work in the field of art?  What is the strategic plan of the Art Institute? 
The acting Director of the Institute of Art of the National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Arts, Professor Anna Asatryan is in the pavilion of "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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