Is the state interested in preserving creative unions?


What model of relations between the Union of Composers and the state operates after the collapse of the USSR? Do composers write music on national orders? The chairman of the Union of RA Composers, honored figure of the RA, professor Aram Satyan was hosted at "Artfocus". Anahit Margaryan moderated the conversation.
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Nora Martirosyan's Artsakh


Nora Martirosyan's feature film "When the Wind Calms Down" was selected at the Cannes Film Festival in 2020. The film was screened at the "Golden Apricot" film festival these days. Film director Nor Martirosyan talked about her first thought about the film when she heard the news of the 44-day war, about deliberately not making a propaganda film, the key to success in Cannes, her intention to make a mainstream film and other topics at the "Artfocus" booth. Anahit Margaryan moderated the conversation.
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Golden Apricot 2022


What films should not be missed at the "Golden Apricot" film festival this year?  Karen Avetisyan, artistic director of the film festival and film critic is hosted in "Artfocus".  Anahit Margaryan conducts the conversation.
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Contemporary Dance and Summeet Festival


Are young dancers more interested in contemporary dance today than they were years ago? Why did the Ghazaros Saryan Opera Studio decide to become a springboard not only for opera singers, but also for ballet dancers? What meetings did the representatives of the "Summeet" festival have with local artists, choreographers and the audience in the regions? Hayk Vardanyan and Arina Araratyan were hosted in "Artfocus". Anahit Margaryan moderated the conversation.
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Arthur Avanesov on Armenian contemporary composing art


Which are the institutes that give orders to contemporary composers to write music abroad and in Armenia? Was it the last peak of the art of composition in the 70-80s of the last century? Do Armenian composers today address social and political issues, do they become the documents of the time or not? Composer, pianist, musicologist Arthur Avanesov is in "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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David Halajyan celebrates the 60th anniversary. The composer's "Messa of Light" was performed in Yerevan


Well-known composer, conductor David Halajyan spoke at "Artfocus" about the value of composer-performer cooperation, the value of works created through artificial intelligence, the desire to be a documentary of time. The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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The charm of Armenian wine and ...


How many names of wine were produced in Artsakh before the 44-day war, how many did we lose? How successful are Armenian wines in the highly competitive environment of wine production?  How to choose a good wine? Winemaker Vahe Keushgeryan was hosted at "Artfocus". The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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National Center of Aesthetics- Communication with Art


What innovative approaches does the National Center for Aesthetics have in contemporary art?  What methods do the center's teachers use? How does art enrich our neural system? Director Vahan Badalyan is in "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Aram Shahbazyan's "Chnchik" is finally in the movie rental


"Chnchik" - a modern Armenian film, which was included in the "New Currents" competition program of the largest Asian representative film festival in Busan. An important film, the director of which struggled to create complex problems in the film industry.  Director Aram Shahbazyan and producer Melik Karapetyan are hosted at the "Artfocus". The conversation is conducted by Anahit Margaryan.

Michael Mkrtchyan - Architect of things


"Artfocus" tried to find out the architect Michael Mkrtchyan, who is engaged in artistic crafts, to find out what the term "artistic craft" means. The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Armenian novelist - Friedrich Rückert Prize winner- Grig is in "Artfocus"


While writing "The Cat of Jesus" and today. Through which new format is it possible to find Grig's books on the Internet? How developed is the institute of a literary agent in our country? Writer Grig was hosted at "Artfocus". The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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Folk Art Issues Today


Does urbanization kill folk art? What is the main mission of folk music ensembles today? Do the environment and school and television provide to create folk art? Artem Khachatur, the artistic director of the Naregatsi Folk Instruments Ensemble, spoke about a number of issues of folk culture preservation at "Artfocus". The conversation was conducted by Anahit Margaryan.
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