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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[...]

By Arpi Sarafian Special to the Mirror-Spectator While quintessentially “Kardash”ian in its focus on the effort to create an alternative world, COLLABORATION, the latest in the series of Kardash Onnig’s ongoing Baraka Project, is[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN / BEIRUT — Tania Bakalian Safieddine, known as Tanbak, is a Lebanese contemporary artist. Born in Beirut, in 1954, she studied Spanish literature in Madrid and Barcelona and international relations at Georgetown University in[...]

By Valeria Paikova PARIS (Beyond Russia) — With her stunning looks, charisma and sex appeal, Nina Berberova could doubtless have become a silver screen siren. But a different scenario unfolded after she left the Soviet Union for Europe,[...]

LYON (The Guardian) — French Armenian surgeon Aram Gazarian led the first double-arm-and-shoulder transplantation operation in Lyon. The Icelandic man who got the transplant is recovering well after the operation, two decades after the[...]

MARSEILLE, France (Armenews.com) — The Sahak Mesrop Cultural Center on the grounds of the Armenian Church on avenue du Prado in Marseille was the target of gunfire on Sunday, January 24 at 6:40 p.m. Several police teams were sent to the[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol has misrepresented the proposals to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh jointly made by Russia, the United States and France, according to a senior Russian diplomat. Igor Popov, the Russian co-chair of[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN/CANNES — Arsène Jiroyan, a French stage and screen actor of Armenian descent, was born in 1962 in Istanbul. He has acted in about 20 films and nearly 40 TV projects. Both on the small screen and the silver screen, he has worked[...]