• NATHALIE LOISEAU’S VISIT TO MATENADARAN
    On July 21, Nathalie Loiseau,  a French politician and a Member of the European Parliament, visited Mashtots Matenadaran accompanied by Jonathan Lacotte, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia. The guests, accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran, toured the museum building and got acquainted with the medieval Armenian literature, the manuscript
  • VISIT OF SEVERAL LEADING ITALIAN NEWS AGENCIES’ JOURNALISTS TO MATENADARAN
    On July 3, within the framework of the 22nd Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival, journalists of several leading Italian news agencies accompanying Ricardo Muti, the chief conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini, and the Honorary Director of the Rome Opera, visited Mashtots Matenadaran. Accompanied by Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director
  • VISIT OF BISHOP CHRISTOPHER OF COVENTRY TO MATENADARAN
    On June 17, Bishop Christopher of Coventry, a member of the House of Lords, accompanied by Bishop T. Hovakim Manukyan, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland, visited Matenadaran. A meeting was held with Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, the director of Matenadaran.At the end of the visit, the guests, accompanied by the director
  • JERAR (GERARD) DEDEIAN AWARDED MEMBERSHIP IN THE FRENCH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Our compatriot Jerar Dedeian, professor and lecturer at the Paul Valéry University of Montpellier (France), has recently been awarded membership of the French Academy of Overseas Sciences.The management and staff of Matenadaran warmly congratulate our dear colleague and wish him many years of prolific activity and further success.
  • INTERNATIONAL ONLINE CONFERENCE ON ARMENIAN-NEAR EASTERN STUDIES DEDICATED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF HAKOB PAPAZYAN
    The international online conference on Armenian-Near Eastern Studies dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Prof. Hakob Papazyan will be held on July 1-3. See the conference program here.
  • THE EXHIBITS OF MATENADARAN AT THE MOSCOW’S EXHIBITION “ARMENIA. LEGEND OF EXISTENCE”
    On March 10, 2016 was opened the exhibition “Armenia. Legend of Existence” in the State Historical Museum of Russia, where are presented via 160 exhibits the history of the Armenian people and cultural values to the Russian public by three major museums of Armenia: Mesrop Mashtots Matenadaran, the History Museum of Armenia and the museum
  • THE PRESENTATION OF THE RUSSIAN TRANSLATION OF KARAPET GABIKYAN’S BOOK “YEGHERNAPATUM OF SEBASTIA” WAS HELD
    Gabikyan Karapet. The history of the destruction of Minor Armenia and its great capital of Sebastia / Translation by Knarik Ter-Davtyan. Yer:. Nairi, 2015.-560c. On February 17, 2016, at Matenadaran after Mesrop Mashtots was held the presentation of the Russian translation of Karapet Gabikyan’s book “Yeghernapatum of Sebastia” (translator Knarik Ter-Davtyan). The publication won medals
  • NEW EXHIBITION IN MATENADARAN “THE LAZARIANS: GLORIOUS DYNASTY”
    On September 5, the opening ceremony of the exposition dedicated to the activities of the Lazarian noble dynasty took place in Matenadaran. During the ceremony the Acting Director of Matenadaran Vahan Ter-Ghevondian, senior researcher of Matenadaran Bakhtiar Hovakimyan, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Armenia Ivan made speeches.  Vahan Ter-Ghevondian mentioned
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