08:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 10:00 - Selected Literary Works, 11:00 - Our Cinema, 12:02 - Spiritual Discussions, 14:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 18:00 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 19:00 - Hour of Tales, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Hour of Tales, 22:00 - Spiritual Discussions, 23:00 - Selected Literary Works, 08:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 10:00 - Shades of Art, 11:00 - Armenian Monasteries and Sanctuaries, 12:00 - Music Bridge, 14:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 18:00 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 19:00 - Hour of Tales, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Hour of Tales, 22:00 - Armenian Monasteries and Sanctuaries, 23:00 - Shades of Art, 08:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 10:00 - Pearls of Music Theater, 14:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 18:00 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 19:00 - Hour of Tales, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Hour of Tales, 22:00 - World Classical Music, 23:00 - Music Bridge, 08:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 10:00 - Spiritual Discussions, 12։00 - Armenian Composers and Performers, 13:00 - Selected Literary Works, 14:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 15:00 - World Classical Music, 16:00 - Armenian Masters of Landscape Painting, 17։00 - Armenian Monasteries and Sanctuaries, 18:00 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian), 19:00 - Hour of Tales, 20:02 - Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.), 21:00 - Hour of Tales, 23:00 - Our Cinema,
Monday 10:00, 23:00
Saturday 12։00
Armenian Composers and Performers
Monday 11:00
Saturday 16:00
Armenian Masters of Landscape Painting
Thursday 11:00, 22:00
Saturday 17։00
Armenian Monasteries and Sanctuaries
Commemorative Days and Dates
Monday 08:02, 20:02
Tuesday 08:02, 20:02
Wednesday 08:02, 20:02
Thursday 08:02, 20:02
Friday 08:02, 20:02
Saturday 08:02, 20:02
Sunday 08:02, 20:02
Gandzasar Daily Program (Arm.)
Monday 14:02, 18:00
Tuesday 14:02, 18:00
Wednesday 14:02, 18:00
Thursday 14:02, 18:00
Friday 14:02, 18:00
Saturday 14:02, 18:00
Sunday 14:02, 18:00
Gandzasar Daily Program (Russian)
Tuesday 12:00, 23:00
Sunday 16:00
Great Ideas
Monday 19:00, 21:00
Tuesday 19:00, 21:00
Wednesday 19:00, 21:00
Thursday 19:00, 21:00
Friday 19:00, 21:00
Saturday 19:00, 21:00
Sunday 19:00, 21:00
Hour of Tales
Sunday 13:00, 22:00
Introduction to the Bible
Thursday 12:00
Friday 23:00
Music Bridge
Musical selections
Wednesday 11:00
Saturday 23:00
Our Cinema
Friday 10:00
Pearls of Music Theater
Questions to the priest
Wednesday 10:00, 23:00
Saturday 13:00
Selected Literary Works
Thursday 10:00, 23:00
Sunday 23:00
Shades of Art
Wednesday 12:02, 22:00
Saturday 10:00
Spiritual Discussions
Monday 12:02, 22:00
Sunday 10:00
Spiritual Discussions On Synoptic Gospels
Tuesday 11:00, 22:00
Sunday 15:00
Tuesday 10:00
Friday 22:00
Saturday 15:00
World Classical Music
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A Surprise Meeting

Conductors, performers, singers, actors, directors... They make our days significant with various concert and theater evenings. Every day in the morning they hold their rehearsals. If they find time, then on Tuesday and Friday they rush to us, to Radio Vem, to talk about their upcoming concert or play. And this live conversation becomes a real "surprise meeting."


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22 September European Musical Heritage Performed in the Martiros Saryan House-Museum

On September 26, at 7 p. m., the Martiros Saryan House-Museum invites to an evening of German chamber music. The concert will be followed by a tour in the museum that will be accompanied by Sofya Saryan, Saryan's granddaughter and chief curator of the museum. On September 30, a meeting-concert will take place that will present teen composers. Tigran Mansuryan and Ruben Aharonyan will be the honorary guests of the museum.


15 September The Sounds of the Armenian School of Composers

On September 16, the 4th Festival of Contemporary Armenian Composers' Music starts, which is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the foundation of the Composers Union of Armenia. On the threshold of the solemn opening concert, our surprise guests are composer Narine Zarifyan and Sona Khachatryan who is responsible for the informational part of the festival.


12 September Cygnus Flare

This London-based jazz trio won in a serious competition that lasted five weeks and was organized by Yamaha, Jazz FM, and Ronnie Scott’s Club in 2017. The jury members explained that they had been looking for a light in the tunnel. After London, the first concert abroad was in Yerevan. Our guest is the pianist of Cygus Flare, Arman Vardanyan.

08 September From Dusk to Dawn

From September 7 to 10, the Union of Artists is holding the first exhibition of artist, fashion designer and stylist Shushan Sargsyan’s works. The exposition presents drawings, paintings, sculptures, and applied decorative works.


05 September From Shushi to Yerevan

On October 9, there is a premiere in Yerevan. The Opera-Oratorio "David of Sasun" by Haro Stepanyan will be presented. This work that was created in 1936 is the first attempt in Armenian art of music composing to unravel this wonderful epic in music. The play is dedicated to the Artsakh Independence Day, the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Shushi, Haro Stepanyan's 120th and Derenik Demirchyan's 140th anniversaries. Our guest is this project's author and artistic director Sarina Avtandilyan.


01 September Festival with Three-Color Fish

From August 25 to September 3, the Fresco International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films  announced for the fourth time that the best greeting is love, kindness, boldness, faith, and peace. The film screenings in outdoor places, the master classes, concerts, and film camps in Yerevan and marzes have already become the history of the Fresco 2017. Our guest is the artistic director of the festival, Anna Karapetyan.


28 July Terteryan and His Time

On July 29, at 15:30, buses will take everyone from Komitas State Conservatory to Sevan, Hayravank, Avet Terteryan’s house. On his birthday, an evening of musical and theatrical improvisations awaits us. The United Chamber Orchestra will perform musical pieces by Mikhail Kokzhaev and Vahagn Vardanyan (conductor Ruben Asatryan). Our surprise guest, musicologist, candidate of art criticism Narine Avetisyan, presents the details of the festival and of the mentioned day.


18 July A Road to Symphony

On July 20, the Time of Terteryan Festival will start at the Aram Khachaturian House-Museum. From that day until July 31, Armenia and Artsakh will experience days leading to Avet Terteryan. Young Armenian composers Aregnaz Martirosyan, Bardi Minasyan, and Vahagn Vardanyan will "accompany" our classic composer.


07 July Love for Music and Armenia

The upcoming Yerevan concert of Lilit Grigoryan as part of the Armenia International Music Festival on July 11 became an occasion for a surprise meeting at Vem. The pianist will play fine pieces of music by Schubert, Rakhmaninoff, and Mompou.

20 June The Best…

The academic year of Sayat Nova Music School was concluded with a big concert at the Aram Khachaturian Hall on June 19. On the day following that evening, we have surprise guests – Nana Torosyan, head of the School's Theoretical Department, and voice teacher Armine Mktrchyan.

16 June This Was Also Written…

On June 17, at 16:00, the Ghazaros and Araksi Saryan Hall at the Martiros Saryan House-Museum will host a memorial event dedicated to the 80th birth anniversary of merited musicologist Araksi Saryan. The guest of our surprise meeting is her daughter Sofia Saryan, the chief museum curator, philologist, and art critic. At the end of the talk, you’ll listen to Ghazaros Saryan’s Aria performed by Ruben Aharonyan and the author himself.

09 June Those Who Have Seen That Miracle…

Our guest who is fallen in love with singer Lusine Zakaryan’s image is her biographer Sergey Manvelyan. With his active collaboration and on the initiative of the National Library of Armenia, an event will be organized dedicated to the 80th birth anniversary of Lusine Zakaryan in the library’s hall on June 15 at 2:00 p.m. Memories of her contemporaries, rare videos, new archival materials, and a concert performance will be presented at the event.


06 June Amen

On June 23, Armenian best musicians will present on the stage of the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex the modernist opera "Amen" where visual effects, music, and dance are intertwined. The guest of our surprise meeting is the composer and producer of this project Araksi Musheghyan.


01 June "Airing" Children Speak

The whole world celebrates International Children's Day on June 1. During the festive broadcast of Radio Vem, all the important words will be read by children -- heroes of "broadcast cards." Our creative work is carried out with the help of Ani Gabrielyan, Arpi Sargsyan and Hripsime Muradyan from the Little Singers of Armenia Choir, students of Yerevan Basic School No. 99 Tamara Sharoyan and Volodya Vardanyan, and sisters Nare and Ellen Saratikyan from Basic School No. 189.


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19 May To the First Lady of Jazz

On May 24, the Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet and Konstantin Orbelyan invite us to a concert entitled “Ella Fitzgerald – 100.” The participants of the concert are the orchestra of the Opera Theater and best musicians from three countries. The occasion for our surprise interview is that concert, and our guest is jazz musician, pianist, composer Vahagn Hayrapetyan.

04 April Watching in Silence and Listening to His Sounds…

Starting from April 8, Komitas Museum-Institute will host a temporary exhibition titled “Sound and Silence: Musicians and Instruments in the Course of Centuries.” We’re going to get acquainted with the historical course of development of instrumental music in the Armenian Highland. Our guest is art critic Nayiri Khachatryan, the coordinator of the forthcoming exhibition, the head of the Exhibitions Department of Komitas Museum, and its Manager of Educational Programs.


31 March Waiting for Illumination

In 2013, Austria-based composer Ron Hannah visited Armenia. He was impressed with the talent of the Armenian people and especially was inspired by the image of St. Gregory the Illuminator. His feelings gave birth to the opera “The Illuminator” which will be premiered on April 3 and 4. Our live guest is the conductor of the upcoming performance Harutyun Arzumanyan.


28 March Armenia, a Beautiful Nun of Asia

On March 29, an open lesson of Chinese and a meeting with traditional Chinese art of drinking tea await us at the presentation event of the “Armenian-Chinese and Russian-Chinese Dictionary of Diplomatic and Political Terms.” The author of the dictionary is Lilit Hakobyan, teacher of Chinese, head of the Learning Department of Confucius Institute at Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences.


24 March Let it Be Deemed Right…

On March 24, Cafesdjian Center for the Arts launched its exhibition season of 2017 by hosting the exhibition “Multidimensional Rudolf Khachatryan.” In the Artsiv hall of the Center, the artist’s works of Yerevan, Moscow and London periods are exhibited that “have never seen each other”… Our guest is the director of exhibitions of Cafesjian Center, PhD in art criticism Armen Yesayants.


21 March Wonderful, Unforgettably Luxurious…

Such was Gegham Grigoryan’s singing. To the memory of this famous tenor is dedicated the evening of March 23 at the Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. One of the performers of the concert will be soloist of the theater, mezzo-soprano Varsenik Avanyan for whom Gegham Grigoryan’s name is very dear and precious.


17 March Toward Mirzoyan's May

From May 10 to 12, the Composers' Union of Armenia is organizing the Fourth Edvard Mirzoyan Republican Competition of Young Composers. Our guest is composer Edmond Makaryan, head of Information Department at the Composers' Union.

14 March ARé

The title of this year's Festival of Performing Art is "Performing Narrative." Talking in the language of dance, speech, silence, art… The artistic director of the festival Marine Karoyan is sure that a good story always interests people. ARé starts with British Candoco Dance Company's concert on March 16, 5 p.m.


10 March Dialogue on the Topic of Opus 3

With musicologist Shushan Hyusnunts and composer Arsen Babajanyan, we talked about past and upcoming events of the international music festival. A festival, in which met the life story of the artists of the early 20th century and the look, penetrating into the music of the late 20th century, as well as the singing piano and Armenian viola... The next meetings will be held from March 11 to 15.


07 March Aram Khachaturian’s Third Ballet

On March 5, Alexander Spendiaryan National Academic Theater hosted a premiere. In the Masquerade ballet staged by Vilen Galstyan, the character of Arbenin was played that day by Ruben Muradyan, one of the leading artists of the theater. “I am an Armenian, and this is my theater. The warmth that I get in this theater and from this audience, I have never received in another place,” confesses our guest.


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