The image of the mother in Armenian poetry of the beginning of the 20th century


Poems dedicated to mothers are regularly found in Armenian poetry, but the songs related to mothers was formed as a phenomenon in the Armenian poetry of the beginning of the 20th century, especially in the works of Avetik Isahakyan, Vahan Teryan, and later Yeghishe Charents. Literary experts Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss this topic in the "Parallel Readings" program.

Austin's Armenian community, which does not have a church, celebrated the Feast of the Resurrection in a Greek church


The feast of the miraculous resurrection of Christ was celebrated in the Armenian community of Austin. Although there is no church in the capital of the state of Texas, there is an Armenian church community. All services are held at St. Elias Greek Orthodox Church.

The Sacrament of the Resurrection in the allegories


The theme of the Holy Resurrection found its remarkable expression in Armenian medieval allegories. In the verses of St. Grigor Narekatsi, St. Nerses Shnorali and other authors, the main sacrament of the Miraculous Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ are summarized: victory of light over darkness, victory of life over death and resurrection of souls. Literary experts Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss the theme of Holy Resurrection in the allegory of the "Parallel readings" program.

Angels from the Sky of Childhood" series by Hovhannes Grigoryan


In the history of Armenian poetry, Hovhannes Grigoryan's "Angels from the Sky of Childhood" series has a unique place, which the poet wrote during his entire life. He has constantly updated and supplemented this series with his new poems. Hovhannes Grigoryan's "Angels from the Sky of Childhood" series is distinguished by subtle humor, sadness and deep tragedy.
 
In the "Parallel Readings" program, literary critics Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss Hovhannes Grigoryan's "Angels from the Sky of Childhood" series.

Musical greetings for the New Year and Christmas


New Year's and Christmas musical wishes from famous musicians.

"Gandzer" Choir


The spiritual singing lessons started in 2015 in the Saint Anna Church in Yerevan gave "delicious fruit" - the professional choir "Gandzer".

"Areg" national dance group


People of different professions and ages, who are interested in national culture, dance here. Here they learn not only the dance movements, but also the content of the dance. "Areg" national dance group is one of the branches of "Karin" traditional song-dance ensemble. Founder Artavazd Ayvazyan has been studying and spreading national dance for 15 years.

"Gata" band


With original interpretations of Armenian folk music, the "Gata" band has a large audience of listeners. The band's setlist is multi-genre, from lullaby to patriotic, gusan to spiritual. The band's videos are also original, straight from the rehearsal room to the Internet.

"Berd" dance ensemble


With more than 50 years of history, the Berd dance ensemble has performed solo concerts on various stages of the world, participated in festivals and competitions, and won high awards. Although the composition of the ensemble has changed several times, the face and adopted principles have remained unchanged.

Rosen Tal


In the Armenian rock environment, the name of the progressive rock group "Rozen Tal" is often mentioned. The musicians have known each other for a long time, have performed in various projects, and have been working in a new group for a year. They have already managed to make recordings, perform in Yerevan clubs, work on new works.

"Echmiadzin" Choir


The "Echmiadzin" Choir of the Gevorgyan Theological Seminary was created two years ago, managed to measure its strength at the international festival and take a prize place. The 16-person polyphonic choir consists of second through sixth grade students. In addition to spiritual works, the boys also perform classical and folk works.

Within one story. Perch Zeytuntsyan "One of every ten"


Perch Zeytuntsyan is better known as a novelist, his plays are also known.
However, few people know that Zeytuntsyan wrote short stories, especially in the early creative years. Zeytuntsyan's 1956 The first book he published, "His First Friend" is a collection of short stories. The 3 books that follow it are also collections of short stories.
 
On the "Parallel Readings" program, literary critics Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss Perch Zeytuntsyan's story "One of Every Ten".