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The Armenian Weekly. The postal services of Armenia, Haypost, announced the release of a postage stamp dedicated to Diana A. Apcar (1859-1937) as part of its annual “Armenian history” series. The postage stamp (30.0 x 40.0 mm) with the nominal value of 120 AMD depicts the Honorary Consul of the First Republic of Armenia (1918-1920) to …

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Kim Kardashian promotes the “Holiday Backpacks for Artsakh” initiative. “Initiated by UCLA and UC Berkeley HRI chapters, “Holiday Backpacks for Artsakh,” aims to bring holiday cheer to the children displaced by the war in Artsakh. http://hiddenroadinitiative.org @HiddenRoadIn Pack a backpack with toys, school and art supplies, personal care items, clothing and accessories, a personal note, …

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The Armenian Weekly. Day 60 since the start of restless attacks and torture on Armenians by the Azeris and Turks. Day 60 of not waking up from this nightmare and desperately savoring any good news that comes about. Day 60 of getting lost in the gut-wrenching thoughts of our ancestors’ past. Day 60 of every Armenian’s …

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Public Radio of Armenia. Following the release of the band’s 2020 singles “Protect The Land” and “Genocidal Humanoidz,” System Of A Down’s most popularized song and video has managed to reach the ten-figure mark on Youtube, Forbes reports. The Nu-metal anthem “Chop Suey” now sits at over one billion views, making it the first of the band’s hits …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. YEREVAN/MELBOURNE — John Kachoyan (born in Oatley, New South Wales, Australia) is a multi-award-winning freelance director, writer, script developer and teacher who works internationally in theatre, opera and screen. He’s skilled at conceiving, developing and realising stories across multiple genres and formats especially new work and adaptations from or for live performance. He is currently literary manager …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. ARLINGTON, Mass. — Last week the Khazé Publishing of Tehran announced the release in Farsi of Hakob Karapents’ Adami girke [The Book of Adam], his second and most celebrated published novel. Titled Ketabé Adam, it has been translated by Andranik Khechoumian, a celebrated Armenian writer, playwright, and translator. The book includes a preface and brief biography by Ara …

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The Armenian Mirror-Spectator. YEREVAN / SHANGHAI — Film director, actor, researcher and writer Ruben Giney (Gasparyan) started making movies when he was 5. His first 8mm film was screened at the Moscow Children’s Film Festival. Before graduating from high school, he started attending the Yerevan State Institute of Theater and Cinema. In 2002 he entered the …

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MassisPost BY HRATCH TCHILINGIRIAN, Oxford EVN Report — Long before the start of the armed conflict in Karabakh, the “authentication” of the history of the region had become the scholarly battleground of historians, political scientists, archaeologists, researchers and bureaucrats. The consequences of Soviet scholarship—particularly in the process of constructing histories—have been disastrous and continue to …