The Aurora Prize Selection Committee announced the four Aurora Prize finalists as Marguerite Barankitse Dr. Tom Catena, Syeda Ghulam Fatima and Father Bernard Kinvi,
Parks were a major source of pride in Yerevan. But what used to be Oval Park, a green belt that runs around the small city center, is covered now with a parade of café’s.
Suren Stepanyan gives insight into the preparations young men go through prior to joining the army, and expresses the fears, struggles, and inevitable acceptance of being a soldier.
Surely old Armenian bills are useless, but they do bring on memories of a bitter-sweet past, a past where a political transition was expressed in interesting ways through our currency...
“The question arises unintentionally: ‘Why should I die if it has no use. Why should I pay with my life for nothing?’ These are value judgments of an egoistic man. When you have to make a choice, don’t allow the thoughts about use or profit sway your mind.