Nov 18 2014 - 14:52
Azerbaijan will host the 2nd Baku International Festival of Sport Movies on November 18-20. 48 films from 23 countries will be presented in the following categories: Feature Film, Sports and Personality, Sports and World, Television Film, National Film, 1news.az reports.The festival was organized with assistance of the Azerbaijani Ministry for Youth and Sports, Ministry for Culture and Tourism, National Olympic Committee.
Oct 10 2014 - 13:22
French singer of Armenian origin Charles Aznavour, 90, has been hospitalized due to infection. A concert of his in Geneva was cancelled, Gazeta.ru reports.Aznavour has visited 10 countries during his latest world tour. He is the Armenian ambassador to Switzerland and permanent representative to the UN. Aznavour lives in Switzerland.
Sep 25 2014 - 12:08
Yavuz Aydyn, a post-graduate of the Armenian language and culture section of the Philology, History and Geography Faculty of Ankara University, has concluded a translation into Armenian of the Quran written in Turkish. Bagrat Estukyan, a coordinator of the Akos paper in Istanbul, is the editor of the translation, News.am reports.The translation consists of 10 volumes, 2500 pages in total.
Aug 14 2014 - 16:58
The Lomonosov Moscow State University may soon establish an office in the Armenian capital city, Yerevan, News-Armenia cites Armenian deputy Minister of Education and Science Karine Arutyunan as saying.
Aug 1 2014 - 14:50
The Armenian Architecture Research Fund will publish “History of Armenia” in 36 tomes in November. It will have information about 10,000 residential areas of the country. It will be a 10-year project, said Samvel Karapetyan, the head of the fund, News Armenia reports.History of Armenia will be presented in 70 regions. Each tome will have details about the history of the regions, starting in the 1950s. The books will offer information about the location of residential areas, their history, archeological monuments, population, churches, fortresses, temples and cemeteries.