Tehran to Host Armenian Cultural Week

Mehr News Agency, Iran
May 31 2004

TEHRAN May 31 (MNA) -- Armenian Cultural Week is due to open on June 24
at the Niavaran Artistic Creations Foundation in Tehran. According to
the public relation department of the foundation, paintings and cubic
works by prominent Armenian artists will be displayed.

Film screenings of "Pomegranates' Color", "Myth of Suran Castle",
and "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" by prominent Armenian filmmaker
Sergei Parajanov, holding gatherings, and an exhibition of conceptual
artwork as well as three special workshops are among the main programs
being sponsored by the foundation.

A total of 40 paintings by renowned Armenian artists Samuel Khachikian,
David Petrosian and Nagiz Pashaian are also to be displayed at the

Additionally, during the week lectures on cinema, acting, and directing
will be conducted by Professor Yervan Qazanchian director of the
Armenian Theater Center.