How Artsakh’s women are coping two years after tragedy and loss By Anush Ghavalyan

Almost two years after the 44-day war, the Armenians of Artsakh are trying to restore their lives, even as challenges persist. Despite bearing the heaviest burdens of war and insecurity, women are instrumental in caring and providing for their families and rehabilitating the post-war society. Two years later, the challenges people face in this little-known corner of the Caucasus are only multiplying. The November 2020 trilateral agreement to end the hostilities signed by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia redrew the map of the region, displacing thousands and making an uncertain future…

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News from the Soviet Block to Theatre Row Nov. 6


presents MERCEDES and ZARUHI A play about repatriation to the Soviet Union under Stalin in the late 1940s told through the correspondence of two sisters, their patriotism,  their new homeland, shattered ideals and glimmers of hope. Performed by Nora Armani Written by Anush Aslibekyan English translation Nora Armani  November 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM* Tickets from Theatre Row Box Office here  (Scroll down to the bottom of the page, select month, then November 6, 7:00PM)   or email – by phone at (212) 714-2442 x45 (12pm-5pm daily). HURRY SEATING IS LIMITED  See video clip from a previous…

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Mariam Mkrtchyan (Armenia) under-18 years old world chess champion

Mariam Mkrtchyan

A member of Armenia's women's chess team, Armenia's champion Mariam Mkrtchyan won the Under-18 World Championship. In the 9th and penultimate game of the Under-18 Women's World Chess Championships in Romania, the defending champion of Armenia, Mariam Mkrtchyan, faced the representative of Poland, Martina Vikar, with pieces black and won, securing the title of world champion one day from the end of the competitions. Mariam Mkrtchyan won all 10 sets and has 10 points to her credit. A brilliant victory and a world title for the representative of Armenia. Krikor…

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Armenia as seen by Entreprendre magazine

Entreprendre : L’Arménie seule au monde, face à l’Azerbaïdjan et à la Turquie

On the night of September 12 and 13, Azerbaijan shelled several positions in eastern and southeastern Armenia. Armenia is responding somehow. Azerbaijan has gained ground. In all, nearly 500 dead on both sides, including villagers. After the declarations of the UN, the European Union, France, the Vatican, and other countries, for a call for a ceasefire, and, apart from any condemnation of the Azeri invasion, Azerbaijan and Turkey are massing their troops to invade eastern and southern Armenia. Shedding light on an imminent invasion for Armenia, facing the rest of…

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Kéghart : Diplomatic Failures

Keghart 25 septembre 2022   Diplomatic Failures Prelude Further Losses -The latest Azerbaijani invasion on the sovereign territories of the Republic of Armenia (RoA) on September 13 revealed new realities in the South Caucasus. September 15, 2022…….. – First of all, he highlighted the unprecedented decline of the Russia – RoA relationship ……….. – The second reality is that the United States shows a greater interest in the South Caucasus, but it is not willing to get directly involved in the management of conflicts in the region…….. … – The third…

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CHENE Association : Support for Armenia and Artsakh


Support for Armenia and Artsakh Since September 13, 2022, Azerbaijan has been carrying out a large-scale aggression on the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia. In defiance of all international law and without fear of sanctions, the expansionist and pan-Turkist policy of Azerbaijan and its ally, Turkey, has therefore reached a new level in the weakening of Armenia. Conscious, since the first war in Artsakh, of the existential stakes of the delimitation and the defense of the territory, the association CHÉNE was formed with the aim of bringing its…

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AGBU Letter of Appeal to EU leaders Regarding Armenia

Berge Setrakian

Mr. Josep Borrell Fontelles High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy European Union External Action Service 9 Rdpt Robert Schuman, 1046 Brussels, BE   September 20, 2022   Dear Mr. Borrell, The recent large-scale attack by Azerbaijan on Armenia's eastern border marks a new threshold in Azerbaijan's refusal to engage constructively to achieve a lasting and peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. It is a slap in the face for the EU's efforts to build a lasting peace between the two countries. Since the ceasefire of…

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Socially Relevant Film Festival : 10th anniversary clap

Socially Relevant Film Festival

Our 10th anniversary edition is in March! SRFF 2023   Dear SRFF friend, They say time flies when you're having fun. We say it was a lot of hard work, but the joy and satisfaction of bringing Socially Relevant™ film content and human interest stories to a wider audience, outweighed the pain and challenges encountered during the organization of such an important event as the SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY.   Our ninth edition, a hybrid event, has been a huge success after two years of online presence only. In…

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Artsakh (Haut-Karabagh) (4) : war !

Flag of Artsakh

MONTH : AUGUST 2022. On Wednesday August 3, 2022 the Azerbaijani armed forces, violating the tripartite agreements of November 9, 2020, is carrying out military aggression in the area of ​​responsibility of Russian peacekeeping troops. Azerbaijani forces use Bayraktars TB2 combat drones to strike permanent positions of the Artsakh Defense Army at points on the line of contact, bringing this new escalation to a level unprecedented since the establishment of the ceasefire -fire of November 2020. The toll of this new aggression is two dead and nineteen injured on the…

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Discover the best French-style bakery in Armenia !

Baguette and co boutique

Nouvel Hay presents a bakery like no other. Not far from Republic Square in Armenia, the Baguette & Co bakery is a must-see place in the capital. If you are looking for good croissants or good pains au chocolat as if you were in France, this is the place for you ! Under the watchful eye of world-renowned chef Laurent Chivee, the Baguette and Co bakery team welcomes you every day from 8:30 a.m. to midnight. BAGUETTE AND CO 20th Abovyan Street Erevan RÉPUBLIC OF ARMENIA   Related links :

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Arab African Investment & International Cooperation Conference Luxor

Arab African Investment and International Cooperation Conference Civil Society and Sustainable Development SILVER JUBILEE

THE SILVER JUBILEE CELEBRATION 25th edition. of the  Arab African Investment and International Cooperation Conference “The Civil Society and Sustainable Development”  from the 26th till the 30th of October 2022 Le congrès est organisé par la cheffe d'entreprise et membre dans le Conseil Egyptien des pays éntrangères Dr. Hoda Galal Yassa la présidente de l'Union Arabe des Femmes Investisseurs en cooperation avec l'Association des Femmes Entrepreneures pour le Développement dont elle est aussi la présidente et la Fédération Générale des ONG et Établissements ; sous l'égide du Ministère des Finances, du Ministère…

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Sharm El Sheikh International Theatre Festival for youth

Festival International de Théâtre pour la Jeunesse de Charm el-Cheikh

The festival will be held under the auspices of the Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem, and the Governor of South Sinai Khaled Fouda. The festival will run from November 25 until November 30. More than 30 countries (within Romania, France, Germany, Armenia..) will participate in the festival’s 2022 edition. The festival’s president Mazen el-Gharabawi announced on 17.09: „Today, a dream comes true…we are proudly announcing the first issue of the SiTFY Magazine with the photo of the American stage director Richard Schechner as the iconic international figure honored in the upcoming seventh…

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