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New video game educates on Armenian Genocide
Lebanese-Armenian developer Garabed Khachadour has created a video game "Mayrig" (meaning mother in Armenian) that educated users on Armenian Genocide. He has based his game on his great-grandmother and his grandfather, the only two survivors from their village during the 1915 Armenian genocide.
Gallup poll: Armenia's Defense Minister & Security Chief have the highest rating
Opinion polls show that 53.8 percent of citizens assess the 100-day activity of the new government formed by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan as “completely positive.” Less than 8% of respondents assess the activity as “completely negative.”
Artsakh Hero Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan is 80
“Your contribution to the Artsakh liberation struggle and carving our glorious victories is invaluable. Today You continue to render services to the Motherland, taking active part in military-patriotic upbringing of the younger generation,” Bako Sahakyan said.
Charles Aznavour would be 95 today
He took his first theatrical bow in the play “Emil and the Detectives” at age 9 and within a few years was working as a movie extra. He eventually quit school and toured France and Belgium as a boy singer/dancer with a traveling theatrical troupe while living the bohemian lifestyle.
Turkish Constitutional Court to take on the issue of Armenian Patriarch's election
The late Patriarch Mesrob Mutafyan’s inability to perform his duties from 2008 prompted the Armenian community to initiate a process of election of his successor. However, the Turkish state declared in 2010 that a new Patriarch could not be elected as long as the acting Patriarch was alive and allowed to elect a General Vicar. Archbishop Aram Ateshyan was elected to the post that had never existed before.
Cafesjian Center for the Arts to host lecture on Charles Aznavour
During the lecture titled “Charles Aznavour – the artiste and the Armenian” Artsvi Bakhchinyan will touch upon the known and unknown episodes of Aznavour’s life, introducing the portrait of Aznavour artiste in a new light to the audience.