Belgium

ANTWERP, Belgium — On Sunday, October 2, a new jazz ensemble performed at the Beestenbos café in Antwerp, founded and led by jazz guitarist and composer Alexander Baboian, originally from Belmont, Mass. The quartet is composed of[...]

In June 2021, the Brussels-based Akhtamar Quartet conducted a three-week concert tour in Armenia, performing 20 concerts free of charge for varied audiences, with the aim of bringing hope, optimism and moral support through the power of[...]

STEPANAKERT — “If it be true that good wine needs no bush, ’tis true that a good play needs no epilogue,” William Shakespeare said. The State Theatre of Artsakh didn’t need an epilogue either while touring in Europe, as the[...]

YEREVAN — I got acquainted with Seda Devletian Papazian, a Belgian-Armenian now living in Yerevan, at the presentation of my book about Rouben Mamoulian. I appreciated that a repatriate who does not read Armenian fluently (yet speaking[...]

BRUSSELS, Belgium — On April 26, the Armenian community of Brussels in Belgium woke up in amazement after discovering that the monument dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide had been spray-painted with crescent moon[...]

ANTWERP, Belgium — “It was a really cool experience to work with him and perform, especially after a hard isolating winter!” That is how Alexander Baboian described a musical event he participated in, together with colleagues in[...]

There is a law of physics which also applies to politics: for every action, there is a corresponding reaction. The 44-day war between Armenia and Azerbaijan ended in a ceasefire brokered by Russia on November 9, 2020. At that time, Moscow[...]

BRUSSELS (www.consilium.europa.eu) — President of the European Council Charles Michel hosted President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan for a discussion on the[...]

BRUSSELS — Four young musicians from Brussels have just concluded a concert tour of Armenia, bringing the healing power of music to layers of the population still suffering the impact of war and pandemic disease. The Akhtamar Quartet[...]

BRUSSELS – One of the major results of the Artsakh War of 2020, along with the loss of territory in Artsakh, is the dislocation of tens of thousands of Armenians who have lost their homes. Their ability to remain in Artsakh is in[...]