Armenians in Iran
The latest news and views about the Armenians in Iran
The Iranian vice president for parliamentary affairs has praised the country’s Armenian minority for their role in defending Iran during Iraq’s imposed war.
A museum known as the Treasure Trove of the Armenians of New Jolfa in the central Iranian city of Isfahan showcases the history of music and an assortment of musical items belonging to Armenians living in the city.
A gathering of followers of divine faiths has kicked off at the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance.
As many as 20 Iranian knowledge-based companies are to travel to Yerevan next month to enhance trade and technological relations with their Armenian counterparts.
The Armenian cemeteries in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, southwestern Iran, are among the region's most interesting tourist attractions.
“A Look at the History of Jolfa” is the title of an exhibition on the traditional jobs, arts and clothing of Armenians in Iran’s Isfahan.
The Saint Sarkis Cathedral of Tehran on Sunday hosted a ceremony called “Cross and Crescent Rendezvous” with the aim of further proximity between followers of various faiths including Islam and Christianity.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran and Armenia should deepen their friendly relations in defiance of the United States, which seeks war and division across the world.
New Year celebrations for Christians in Iran are different from those of Christians in other parts of the world. In Iran, the Christian culture has been mixed with the Iranian culture.
Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who has just celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary, says he is relatively satisfied with his long history as a musician, and is determined to compose new pieces with God’s help.
Combining western arts with eastern mysticism is one of the leading features of the paintings of Iranian-Armenian artist Sonia Balassanian.
Bishop Krikor Chiftjian, the Prelate of the Diocese of Iran’s East and West Azarbaijan provinces, has referred to Iran as a great model for peaceful coexistence among monotheistic religions in the world.
Intense preparations are underway by related Iranian organizations for holding the 64th annual religious ceremony of Armenians in Qara Kelisa or St. Thaddeus Complex in Chaldoran, northwest of Iran.
Hundreds of Armenians gathered in Isfahan’s Vank Cathedral on Tuesday to mark the 103rd anniversary of what they refer to as the “Armenian Genocide”.
After registering three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan's "Vank" to this list.
The Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was celebrated in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel on Sunday, September 17.
Hundreds of Iranian-Armenians marked the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by the Ottoman Empire at Saint Sarkis Cathedral and then the Turkish embassy in Tehran.
Nora Airisian, who represents Armenians in the Syrian parliament, says the Armenian community living in Iran are proud of their peaceful coexistence with Iranians.
While Christians are celebrating Christmas and the New Year throughout the world, an Iranian charity has been raising funds to provide aid packages for poor Armenians living in Iran.