- Independent Journalism From Today's Armenia
April 30, 2004

Arts: Matters of Art and Culture in Armenia

Telling the Truth: A Turkish author faces up to Genocide

“My dear Armenian brothers, I will bow to the memory of all Armenians, who lost their lives, who were “purposely murdered in exile” during the greatest tragedy of our century – the massacres, which became black soot on the forehead of the human race, your pain will become my pain. As a literate Turk I offer apology in my own name to you and the entire humanity.”

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Silent Witness: Graphic novel seeks to draw attention to Genocide

A new and for Armenia unique attempt at portraying the Genocide was presented at the Artbridge bookstore-café in central Yerevan on the eve of Genocide Remembrance Day.

A graphic novel in the style known best by its French title “Bande Dessinee” has been produced through a collaboration by painter Tigran Mangasaryan and director Ruben Tsaturyan. They plan a seven-volume work titled “Silence”.

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Song Solidarity: American youth choir finds new friends in unknown Armenia

“Song of Unity”, a week-long choir festival and the first to unite American and Armenian youth, concluded April 24.

A secondary school choir from Lexington, Massachusetts was guests participants with choirs from the Mother See St. Echmiadzin, the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s House of Armenians in Nork, Guymri Art School and Little Singers of Armenia.

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According to Agnes


Fruitful Partnership: Armenia Tree Project helps villages to put down roots of economic recovery

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Crackdown on Crackdown: Council of Europe scolds Armenia

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Honored Artist of Russia Nadezhda Babkina was among performers during Russian Cultural Days this week in Armenia.



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