Topic: culture

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[...]

By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — Two lifelong musical members of the New York community who have contributed greatly to the Armenian heritage and culture — Sahan Arzruni and Kris Kalfayan — were honored for their decades of service in a[...]

WATERTOWN – The effects of the Armenian Genocide on successive generations are comprehensive, yet too often only the destruction of human life is considered and not the accompanying cultural effects. Two legal experts, Karnig[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BARCELONA, Spain – When you ask Armenians about the Armenian community of Barcelona, the only name at best that comes up is that of Vigen Hovsepyan. Now a Yerevan-based singer, Hovsepyan lived in[...]