France

PARIS (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe was scheduled to attend the ceremony dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide in Paris on April 24 which will take place at 18:00 local time near the monument of[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — The commune of Clichy in France inaugurated the Charles Aznavour Square dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims, the Armenian Embassy in France said on Facebook, on April 23. Armenia’s Ambassador[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Various leaders in Armenia issued letters of support to their French counterparts as well as the people of the nation over the tragic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday, April 15. Prime Minister Nikol[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A concert will be held at Karen Demirchyan Sport and Concert Complex on May 26 dedicated to the 95th birthday of the late Charles Aznavour. During the concert, titled “For you, Armenia”, famous and beloved[...]

by Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/PARIS — Marianne Auricoste started as an actress, but then devoted herself to poetry and reciting. She founded the association Le Chant des Mots (supported by the French[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — French President Emmanuel Macron declared April 24 as “a national day of remembrance of the Armenian genocide” on Tuesday, February 5. Macron, in keeping with a 2017 campaign promise, told an[...]

PARIS — Preeminent historian Anahide Ter Minassian died on Monday, February 11, at her home in Fresnes, near Paris. She had been undergoing cancer treatment for a long time. Ter Minassian was a lecturer at the École des Hautes Etudes en[...]

PARIS — On January 17, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Foreign Minister of Armenia, met with Louise Mushikiwabo, the newly appointed Secretary General of International Organisation of La Francophonie (IOF). Mnatsakanyan once again congratulated[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — Three-time Oscar-winning composer, songwriter and pianist Michel Legrand died Saturday, January 26, at his home in France. He was 86. The conservatory-trained musician worked across genres but was best known as[...]

PARIS — A 1966 Vanden Plas Princess 1100, originally belonging to Charles Aznavour, has been uncovered by Bonhams specialists after having been stored in a his sister’s chateau for decades. It will be offered at Bonhams Grandes Marques[...]