Topic: Armenian Folk Music

YEREVAN — Love for Armenian music brought 33 years-old Chilean musician César Veas Valencia to Yerevan. From 2007 to 2013, he studied music, improvisation and electric guitar with teacher Jorge[...]

BOSTON — The angelic voices of three singers —Teni Apelian, Anaïs Alexandra Tekerian and Yeraz Markarian — form Zulal, the award-winning a cappella group. Zulal, which means “clear water,” has[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — On March 11, a sold-out house of Armenian and non-Armenian music lovers were treated to a unique and magical style of mystical music by[...]

PHILADELPHIA — A group of exceptionally talented young musicians from Armenia infused a powerful dose of pride into the Philadelphia Armenian community with their repertoire of exuberant Armenian dances, instrumentals,[...]

Ghapama is a great meatless option for the vegetarians in the family. This recipe and photos are courtesy of Robyn Kalajian at her essential Armenian food blog, “Ghapama (Armenian: ղափամա)[...]

WATERTOWN — The four musicians of the band Nemra have come from Armenia to the Boston area to play for the first time in the United States. They perform original[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — Heritage pilgrimages to Historic Armenia and other parts of Turkey once populated by Armenians have become more and more common in recent decades, especially thanks to the[...]

LOS ANGELES — Armenia’s new opposition movement is seeking a change of government in Armenia and is using a revolutionary folk song to unite nationals and the diaspora. Two words[...]

YEREVAN / PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) — Eileen Khatchadourian Terzian-Sörmark is an award-winning performer and composer who was born in Beirut in 1978 to an Armenian-Lebanese family of musicians. She has[...]

By Anastasia Tsioulcas NEW YORK (NPR) — Legendary duduk player Jivan Gasparyan died on July 6, according to a Facebook post by his grandson and protégé, Jivan Gasparyan Jr. He was[...]