About one story. Aksel Bakunts, "The Humble Girl"


"The Humble Girl" is one of the masterpieces not only of Aksel Bakunts, but also of the entire Armenian literature. Being built with fine and detailed details, this story can give rise to many interpretations. On the other hand, the writing tricks used by Bakunts in that story are extremely instructive. Literary experts Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss Bakuntsi's story "Humble Girl"

The Catholicos of All Armenians received the delegation led by the former Prime Minister of France


On February 21, the Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received the delegation led by the former Prime Minister of the French Republic and Mayor of Le Havre, Edouard Philippe, at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The delegation included ex-minister, Member of the European Parliament Natalie Loizo, the widow of prominent French-Armenian politician Patrick Devejyan, Sophie Devejyan. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Mrs. Anne Luyot was also present at the meeting. The members of the delegation were also hosted in "Altitude 5165" Armenian-French charitable non-governmental organization.

State or colony?


What identity and state is Azerbaijan building today at our expense? What kind of identity is being formed in us after the 2020 war. Candidate of historical sciences, Israelologist Sergey Melkonyan is in the pavillion. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

New strategy of education and science. Part 101


We discuss the issue of science and education strategy with Yulia Stakyan, the chief expert of the "Education in the South Caucasus" project.

Greenhouses of Khoronk village


Greenhouse farming is very popular in Khoronk village. The program "The land is not waiting" visited the people of Khoronk.

Festive Liturgy of Eve of Great Lent in St. Gayane Monastery


On February 19, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Eve of Great Lent. A liturgy was held in the Saint Gayane Monastery under the solemnity of the Catholicos of All Armenians. The Boon Barekendan is the Sunday before Great Lent.

State and dignity


Did you imagine that there will come a day when Artsakh will be under indefinite siege for more than 2 months, and nothing will happen on the streets of Yerevan? We talk about post-war national identity with ethnographer Mkhitar Gabrielyan. Anna Sargsyan conducts the conversation.

New strategy of education and science. Part 100


We are discussing the issue of science and education strategy with Gohar Grigoryan, the president of the French-Armenian Vocational Training Center Foundation.

The folk ritual of Tyarnendaraj


Presentation of Our Lord to the Temple (Tyarnandaraj) is celebrated with national rituals at the "Mamik" guest house.

Very Rev. Fr. Anania Tsaturyan, member of the Brotherhood of the Mother See Anania defended a doctrinal thesis


Fr. Anania studied the order of consecration of monks in the Armenian Church. The doctrinal dissertation was approved by the committee of the Mother See.

Jazz in today's Armenia


Why have jazz festivals and jazz clubs declined?  Are untrained jazzmen competitive? How often does Jazz go to the region? What do the Russian jazzmen immigrated to Armenia do? Double bass player, composer Davit Geodakyan and saxophonist, arranger Davit Melkonyan talk in "Artfocus".  Anahit Margaryan conducts the conversation.

The Vardananks in Armenian literature


There are many references in Armenian literature dedicated to Vardan Mamikonyan, the hero of the national liberation struggle of the 5th century, and the heroes who fell in the field of Avarair. Vardan and the Vardananks have inspired Armenian writers and people for centuries. Literary experts Hayk Hambardzumyan and Arkmenik Nikoghosyan discuss the features of the literary achievements of Vardanank heroes.