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July 2, 2004

Arts: Matters of Art and Culture in Armenia

Nature Worship: Sounds and sights make a special night in Garni

Gayane Abrahamyan
ArmeniaNow reporter

Beneath a full moon over an ancient temple, the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia filled Garni with music Thursday night in the first of two concerts devoted to the 10 th anniversary of the Armenian Tree Project. A second concert was scheduled for this evening.

Maestro Aram Gharabekyan waved his orchestra into motion at 10 p.m., with “Dance of Rosy Girls”, from Aram Khachaturyan’s ballet “Gayane”, just as the moon made its way into view over the 1 st Century B.C. temple.

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Writers’ Bloc: Literary Conference draws authors from Armenia and Diaspora

More than 60 authors from 18 countries gathered in Yerevan this week for the second All-Armenian Conference of Writers.

Organised by Armenia’s Union of Writers, the conference brought together figures from the Republic and Diaspora to discuss developments in Armenian literature. Levon Ananyan, President of the Union, says the first conference in 2002 was more introductory in character since Armenian writers in different countries had had little previous opportunity to make personal contact.

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Resolved: Survey finds Armenians ready to defend Karabakh at all costs

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Setting the Pace: Kocharyan’s speech at Council of Europe wins praise and criticism at home

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Bearing Fruit

A priest blesses a bowl of Armenian apricots prior to the opening of the Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan on June 30. The fruit was handed out to guests at the opening ceremony at the city's Moscow Cinema.


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