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Sergei Parajanov's film presented in Singapore

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Sergei Parajanov photoIn the framework of World Cinema Series Armenian film Director Sergei Parajanov’s The Color of Pomegranate was presented in Singapore’s National Museum on Thursday.

The film was shown in Armenian with English subtitles. The presentation was organized in Singapore’s National Museum in the framework of Cinémathèque program.

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500th anniversary of Armenian typography

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Armenian typographyArmenia’s National Archive will organize exhibitions dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the Armenian typography and 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenian Army.

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Armenian legendary secret agent died

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Gevorg VardanyanLegendary secret agent, Soviet hero Gevorg Vardanyan died at the age of 87 in Moscow on Tuesday.

Vardanyan could come into direct contact with the agents’ group of the Interior Office in Tehran in 1940. He headed the special group revealing the fascists in Tehran and revealed more than 400 people, having connection to the fascists.

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88th birthday anniversary of Sergei Parajanov

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Sergei ParajanovSergei Parajanov was born in Tbilisi, Georgia. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Cinematography. He shot a number of films. But it was Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (renamed Wild Horses of Fire for most foreign distributor), a film created in 1964, made Sergei Parajanov world-famous.

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Armenian President's gift to Armenians of Lebanon

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lebanon armeniansArmenia’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Ashot Kocharyan, visited Wednesday the retirement home and the special school for children of the Center for Armenian Handicaps in Lebanon (CAHL), and the Lebanese-Armenian community’s Zvartnots Center for Armenian children with mental disabilities. 

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Swedish Traveller Fredrick Hasselquist about Armenians

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F.HasselquistThere are interesting observations and information about Armenian people in traveling notes of Swedish botanist and physician Fredrick Hasselquist (1722–1752) “Iter Palaestinum” first published in 1757.

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Campinas (brazilian city) Recognizes the Armenian Genocide

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Campinas-cityOn December 16 the City Hall of the Brazilian city of Campinas (Sao Paulo) officially informed the Armenian Embassy in Brazil that , Mayor Demétrio Vilagra signed the resolution on recognition of the Armenian Genocide adopted by the City Council on November 20.

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“Armenia With You” - new film-guide about Armenia

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Armenia With YouThe film made by AZD Production features the civilization charm and peculiarity of the Armenian people. The three-hour documentary film-guide acquaints viewers not only with Armenia’s historical-cultural monuments and sights but also with the joy, sorrow, national psychology and traditions of the people having a history going back thousands of years.

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