- Independent Journalism From Today's Armenia
 January 9 , 2004 



Arts Digest : A capsule review and preview of art and entertainment in Armenia .

"ARARAT" cancelled Plans for a January release of Atom Egoyan's film "Ararat" in Turkey have reportedly been cancelled, a week after the government had approved the screening, Armenpress reported January 7. A Turkish extremist group has published a statement on its website threatening theatre owners who screen the film, which examines the impact of the Armenian genocide by the Turks of the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923.

The Armenian National Committee of Canada has stated that the "terrorist-style threats" are preventing people from learning the truth about the country's violent past.

New album for new year
After New Year holidays Anna Armenakian will begin working on a new album. The singer has written 10 songs for her second album which will be recorded at Asperez studio.





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Amber Square?

All dressed up for the holidays, Republic Square has never looked so rosey (well not since it was "Lenin Square" anyway). In addition to its giant holiday tree, this year all government buildings were lit, casting a soft glow in the moist Yerevan nights.





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