Italy

YEREVAN — Italian film director Giuliano Montaldo, during his visit to Armenia in 1974, said the following in an interview: “A film editor of Armenian origin, named Baghdikian, works in Italy. I have worked with him often; he is a[...]

VENICE — The seventh annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded to Jamila Afghani, an educator, human rights defender, and founder of the Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organization (NECDO), on October 15. Afghani[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — On September 28, Archbishop Anoushavan Tanielian, Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy (Eastern), presented the Armenian-Italian professor, scholar and novelist Dr. Antonia Arslan, and her powerful and[...]

YEREVAN / ATHENS — Film director, producer, and creative writer Vasken Berberian was born in Athens and lived in Italy for more than 35 years. In 1977-1982 he studied engineering science at University of Toronto and has worked most of[...]

MILAN, Italy (Public Radio of Armenia) — New collections by eight Armenian designers were presented on September 21 at Visconti Palace within the framework of Milan Fashion Week and the Textile Alliance Armenia-Italy forum, the Armenian[...]

VENICE — For more than 30 years, the Padus-Araxes Cultural Association has organized an intensive summer course of Armenian in Venice, Italy. This program is open to individuals who are over 18 and interested in learning or improving in[...]

LIDO, Venice — Lido is one of most fascinating parts of Venice. And the fact that a house on one of its main streets has a nameplate bearing the name “Mavian” is exciting for me. It is always a pleasure to meet the hostess, Marina[...]

ROME — On February 28, on the occasion of the day of remembrance of St. Gregory of Narek (or Grigor Narekatsi in Armenian), in accordance to the Roman Catholic Church calendar, an ecumenical prayer service and a special presentation took[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator CAIRO — His latest exhibition of sculptures and paintings is called Taking Time, which took place at the Flora Bigai Arte Contemporanea gallery in Pietrasanta, Italy, last summer to much[...]

YEREVAN — Lyrical soprano and pianist Shake Makarian (born in 1931 in Kerman, Iran) occupies a place in the history of Iranian opera and classical music. She is the daughter of Araks Makarian (1907-2010), an active figure in the[...]