By Armenuhi Drost-Abarjan BERLIN — The Mesrob Armenian Studies Center at the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg celebrated its 20th anniversary in the academic year 2018-2019 with three international conferences, an exhibition[...]

NEW YORK — It was a unique and unusual event at a top gallery in New York’s art district. Bishop Sahak Mashalian, Locum Tenens of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul, and one of two candidates for the position of Patriarch, was in[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) held its 45th annual member meeting and sponsored panels at the 53rd Annual Conference of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) in New Orleans, LA. On the afternoon of Thursday,[...]

LONDON — I Ask You, Ladies and Gentlemen is Leon Surmelian’s personal tale of deep sorrow and profound gratitude, of terrible loss and a lively embrace of life itself. The out-of-print book, first published in 1945, a bestseller in its[...]

HOLLYWOOD — The 22nd Arpa International Film Festival (Arpa IFF), one of Hollywood’s longest running film festivals, showcased features, documentaries, shorts, animated films and music videos from 15 different countries at[...]

By Father Zaven Arzoumanian, PhD This year the Armenians worldwide are most worthily celebrating the 150th year of Gomidas Vartabed’s birth, the internationally distinguished Armenian talented musicologist of all times, who revived the[...]

FRESNO — The Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) announced that Houri Berberian’s Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds (Oakland: UC Press, 2019) and Heghnar Zeitlian[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — A 16th-century bath house designed by renowned Ottoman-Armenian architect Mimar Sinan is being offered for sale in Turkey at 2.5 million euros, Ermenihaber reports. The building, pictured above, is located in the[...]

LOS ANGELES — It was announced this week that a recording featuring Stephen Costello and the Kaunas City Symphony, led by Constantine Orbelian, has been nominated for the 2020 Grammy Award in the category of Best Classical Solo Vocal[...]

WATERTOWN — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada held its 35th annual convention at its almost fully renovated Baikar headquarters on November 23 with a full day of reports, culminating in a dinner[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator OSLO/YEREVAN – Odette Nikgol is a Norway-based Armenian painter, animator and translator. We have been in touch since 1997. “I have worked hard to be able to present myself as an[...]