Europe

By Teresa Levonian Cole SAN LAZZARO, Italy (Financial Times) — In the middle of the Venetian lagoon, near the Lido, lies a remarkable island that escapes the radar of checklist tourists. It is an oasis of calm and spacious gardens,[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOCHUM, Germany — For centuries Germany and Armenia have maintained friendly relations, but there are probably only a handful of individuals, whether in Berlin or Yerevan, who[...]

ROME (Public Radio of Armenia) – La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra performed a concert in Rome dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The orchestra was led by British conductor Daniel Harding. The concert titled[...]

LONDON (Theatre Full Stop) — The Grimeborn Festival at the Arcola Theatre is back for its ninth year. Offering reimagined classics, obscure masterpieces, and interesting new work, Grimeborn is one of the summer festival highlights[...]

By Teresa Levonian Cole SAN LAZZARO, Venice, Italy (The Independent) — It’s not your usual complement of gondola-hailing tourists that board Vaporetto No 20 from San Zaccaria, at 3.10 p.m. Most are Italian, with a smattering of[...]

BRUSSELS (Arka/Armenpress) — The Belgian Chamber of Deputies voted to adopt a Resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide at a session on July 23. An overwhelming majority of deputies, (124 out of 132) voted in favor of the measure,[...]

LONDON — On June 26, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) of London organized an evening of Armenian culture titled Living Memory in honor of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide and the rebirth of the Armenian nation at the[...]

BRUSSELS (Hurriyet) — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has recognized on the behalf of the Belgian government the killing of Ottoman Armenians in eastern Anatolia from 1915 as “genocide,” Belgian media reported on June 18.[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator     BERLIN — At the same time that the Armenian artistic pavilion was receiving the Golden Lion at the Biennale in Venice this year, in Berlin two Armenian artists[...]

By Ronald Suny Special to the Mirror-Spectator   BUDAPEST — “No, young man, you cannot see the library,” the old woman told the eager student. “I am the only one with the key. Even I do not allow the archbishop into the[...]