Paris

PARIS – On Sunday, April 18, a key figure in the Armenian community in France, Achod Schemavonian, died of Covid-19 at the age of 85. Achod was a veteran standard bearer of the National Association of Armenian Veterans and Resistance[...]

PARIS – French-Armenian Anahit Simonian is a creative polymath, performing on the piano in various genres, composing music and writing film scripts, while moving back and forth between Spain and France each year. This year she was chosen[...]

Performance: most people in Armenia equate the word solely with theater and ballet.   For mime, choreographer and movement guru Vahram Zaryan, this status quo some thirty years after the collapse of the USSR was unacceptable. Sure, the[...]

PARIS (RFE/RL) – The French National Assembly joined the French Senate on December 3 in calling for recognizing Artsakh or Nagorno Karabakh, as an independent republic. A resolution overwhelmingly passed by France’s lower house of[...]

PARIS (Armradio, French Senate, AP) –The French Senate voted 305 to 1 on November 25 to adopt a resolution calling for recognition of the Republic of Artsakh by France. The resolution was authored by Senators Bruno Retailleau, Patrick[...]

ISTANBUL – At a November 16 US State Department press briefing in Istanbul, a State Department official reported on what was discussed concerning Nagorno Karabakh between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of[...]

By Jean Eckian PARIS – For the fourth time during the current crisis, 20,000 French-Armenian inhabitants of Paris and around gathered on the Place du Trocadéro, in front of the Eiffel Tower on October 25 to demand France recognize[...]

By Jean Eckian PARIS – On Saturday, October 24, a collective of one hundred young Armenians around Paris, all dressed in black, moved around in Paris, especially near the Turkish embassy, each bearing a plaque with the name and age of[...]

PARIS – Armenians rallied in large numbers on October 18 in Paris in the third rally in recent days concerning Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh and Armenia (see the accompanying article by Jean Eckian in the Mirror). Actor and[...]

By Jean Eckian Paris – Around 20,000 Armenians gathered near the Invalides institution on Sunday, October 18, to listen to several speakers and activists for the Armenian cause, including Ara Toranian and Mourad Papazian, the[...]