Arts and Culture
| 23.04.14 | 10:09
Charles Aznavour, a famous French-Armenian chansonnier, will give a concert in Yerevan on May 12 as part of a tour timed to his 90th birthday anniversary. The announcement has been made through the singer’s official website.
| 22.04.14 | 10:42
On April 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on simplified terms of granting Russian citizenship to people who lived in the former Russian Empire or the USSR and their descendants. Those wishing to obtain a passport of the Russian Federation will now have to prove their knowledge of the Russian language and renounce the citizenship of their current state.
“The biggest hobby for me is to take some useless scheme, an area and build something there, create a working atmosphere”. This is what Hrant Vardanyan, Armenia’s leading businessman, said in one of his recent interviews. The owner of Grant Holding that has created more than 30,000 jobs in Armenia’s industrial sector and agriculture died of a heart disease on Saturday, April 19, aged 65.
The Turkish-Armenian protocols have not undermined either the Genocide condemnation process or Armenia’s foreign policy image, Armenia’s acting parliament speaker, ruling Republican Party spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov told media on Monday.
| 22.04.14 | 10:21
French President Francois Hollande will attend the Armenian Genocide commemoration ceremony to be held near the monument to Komitas in Paris on April 24. This information was confirmed by the French president’s administration.