"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
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.