France

By Mélanie Tuyssuzian Special to the Mirror-Spectator Simon Abkarian is now a famous name in terms of theater and cinema in France. This French-Armenian producer, artist and playwright, committed to Armenia, is an accomplished artist. His[...]

YEREVAN — At only 14, in 1915, Aurora Mardiganian faced the horrors of the Armenian Genocide. Within a year, witnessing the deaths of everyone in her family, Aurora had lost everything, and was sold into a Turkish harem. But with[...]

By Julien Coquet TOURS, France (La Nouvelle Republique) — Nearly eighteen months of investigation led to a wave of arrests, on Tuesday, June 14. In Tours, Blois and Romorantin in particular, a network of criminals originating from[...]

PARIS — Young Parisian clothing designer Miqayel Simonyan only knows one speed: overdrive. Born in the picturesque town of Ijevan in Tavush Province, Armenia — population 15,000 — Simonyan displays unusual talent and determination at[...]

By Melanie Tuyssuzian Special to the Mirror-Spectator ALFORTVILLE, France — Mathilde is a 22-year-old French law student. Last year, Armenia was completely unknown for her when she decided to join the Armenian Youth Organization (AYO).[...]

PARIS — She has designed shoes for Madonna and jewelry for the House of Chanel. Karine Arabian: stylish, architectural, artistically pristine. Modish in the best sense of the word, this French-Armenian designer of accessories and[...]

By Melanie Tuyssuzian Special to the Mirror-Spectator MARSEILLE, France — Charles Aznavour would have turned 98 this year. On May 21, the eve of his birthday, the Aznavour Foundation organized a solidarity concert called “Formidable[...]

YEREVAN/PARIS —  Pierre Koulak (Koulaksezian) is a French TV and cinema actor, director and author. He was born in 1942 in Saint-Chamond, Loire. Very early on, his talent was noticed. He studied at the Saint-Étienne Dramatic Center[...]

By Ara Toranian Yes, of course, the protest movement initiated almost a month ago by the opposition alliance is mobilizing people. Probably around 15,000 people participated in the May 9 demonstration, the high point of this agitation. The[...]

PARIS — Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Alfortville, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Avignon, Valence, Clichy, Meudon, Antony and other towns in France with Armenian inhabitants, such as the city of Lusignan, commemorated the 107th year of the denied[...]