Italy

By Lily Waddell VENICE (Daily Mail) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan married Betty Vardanyan in a romantic ceremony in Venice, Italy on Monday, June 17. The pair, 30, were the picture of true love when they boarded a water taxi to[...]

VENICE (Designboom) — Armenian artist Narine Arakelian has transformed Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, one of Venice’s iconic landmarks, and its 15th-century spiral staircase into a multi-colored lighthouse. Presented as part of[...]

ROME (mixed sources) – The Italian parliament’s lower house on April 10 approved a motion calling on the Italian government to “officially recognize the Armenian genocide” and raise the profile of this issue at the[...]

ROME — Armenia has welcomed the decision of the Chamber of Deputies of Italy on the Armenian Genocide, according to which Italy reaffirms its commitments and obligations under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — A motion to recognize the Armenian Genocide is being debated in the Italian Chamber of Deputies, according to which the country’s government will be obliged to officially recognize it and give an international[...]

LAZIO, Italy (Panorama.am) — The Regional Council of Lazio, Italy has recognized the Armenian Genocide, one month before the commemoration of the victims of the tragedy on April 24, the Armenian community of Italy’s website reports.[...]

VENICE — Venice has a long history of relations with Armenia, which most people associate with the Mekhitarist monastery on the island of San Lazzaro, with its imposing church and magnificent library. But Venice also hosts an important[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — Through an initiative of the Armenian Embassy in Italy, a conference titled Memory of the Armenian Genocide and Prevention of Genocides was held in Rome earlier this month. The conference was organized on the occasion[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — A statue of renowned Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan will be erected in the Villa Borghese gardens, a public park in Rome, Deputy Minister of Diaspora Tigran Galstyan told reporters on December 4. “Tumanyan is a[...]

VENICE — The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, visited the Mekhitarist Abbey of St. Lazarus of the Armenians, in Venice, on November 15. This marked the first visit by the head of the Greek Church to the Monastery of[...]