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American orchestra to perform Armenian music
The concert will include a variety of Armenian music from as early as the 5th and 10th centuries until the present. Some unique sounds will come from the Armenian viola and Duduk, an ancient reed instrument made from the wood of the apricot tree.
J. K. Rowling set to release four new Harry Potter stories next month
The author, 53, will unveil the eBooks on Pottermore, which is a digital platform for all things about the Wizarding World, on 27 June. Rowling's four new Harry Potter stories, which have been illustrated by Rohan Daniel Eason, will be themed around the different lessons students can take at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry
Two sculptures from Aznavour's collection to be auctioned at Christie’s
One of the two bronze sculptures by Germaine Richier (1902-1959) was created in 1953 and depicts bullfighting; it is one of eleven copies existing in the world. The others are kept in several major museums including the Guggenheim Foundation in New York and the Royal Museum of Modern Art in Brussels. Experts estimate the cost of the sculpture at € 2.5 million.
Works by Jean Boghossian open at UN Geneva Office
Addressing the participants, Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Andranik Hovhannisyan noted, in part, that by using the fire and smoke in his works, painter Jean Boghossian shows that those can symbolize not only war and destruction, but also serve the art of creating and living a beautiful life.
Armenia fails to qualify for Eurovision 2019 Grand Final
The final result has been determined through a combination of jury and televotes. The televote took place tonight during the live broadcast of the show and the jury cast their vote while watching the second Dress Rehearsal that was held on Monday 15 May.
Eurovision 2019: Armenia to open Second Semi-Final
The Second-Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will take place in Tel Avis tonight. Eighteen nations will hope to qualify for Saturday's Grand Final. Also featured in tonight's show are special guest appearances from Shalva Band and Lior Suchard