Topic: culture

By Taleen Postian Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN — As Project SAVE Armenian Photographs Archives, Inc. is approaching its 50th anniversary, it will have a new person at the helm, Arto Vaun. Project SAVE’s mission since its[...]

By Siranush Sargsyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator STEPANAKERT – It has been 10 months after the war ended last year, and Artsakh is still struggling for its existence. Uncertainty about its future and a swirl of concerns over[...]

NEW YORK – The following statement was issued by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, under the signatures of Dan Weiss, president and CEO, and Max Hollein, director, on November 17, 2020, concerning Armenian cultural heritage[...]

NEW YORK — In early August, the Fresno-based writer and thinker Aris Janigian founded The Artifa.com, a new and welcome addition to the sometimes paralyzingly simplistic discussions on culture in contemporary America. Race, class,[...]

By Prof. Taner Akçam Basically, the whole Hagia Sophia affair can be summed up with the phrases “improper” or “a shame.” But I think that the audience whom I am addressing do not possesses the cultural delicacy to find these words[...]

By Harry A. Kezelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator One of the most controversial issues in the Armenian community in America is the use of the Armenian language. This very newspaper was founded in 1932 to cater to the English-speaking[...]

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[...]

FRESNO — “How We Lived: The Houshamadyan Project” will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Vahe Tachjian, director of the Berlin-based Houshamadyan Project. The talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in the[...]

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, his wife Anna Hakobyan, and their daughter, visited Dsegh, the birthplace of Armenian poet and writer Hovhannes Toumanyan on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. Pashinyan laid[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Elton John, the legendary British singer and composer, spoke on Sunday, May 27, of a “wind of change” sweeping through Armenia when he visited the country for the first time to support a local charity helping[...]