YEREVAN — The approximately 23 years of cultural preservation activity of Armenia’s Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) has won a special place in Armenia’s cultural life. The association’s annual distribution of awards, which has already turned into a tradition, has given new meaning and inspiration to Armenian artists working in Armenia and the diaspora. The 2014 TCA awards ceremony take place at the end of November. Interested authors must present their works between October 7 and November 7 to the TCA office at Yerevan’s Khanjyan Street No. 50, second floor.
There are four categories of prizes (financial awards): 1. Literature, from the TCA Shake Ghazarian Fund; 2. Music, from the TCA Shake Ghazarian Fund; 3. The fine arts, from the TCA Shake Ghazarian Fund); and 4. Ara-Maral (works for children), from the Silva Der-Stepanian Fund. Special committees will serve as juries for each category. TCA of USA (Eastern) and Canada provide major funding for these awa