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Creative Armenia Week

OCTOBER 26-30 / 2020
A five-day-long digital summit featuring cultural icons, cutting-artists, and notable personalities in discussions about the state of the arts. 

Speakers

Agenda

OCTOBER 26

OCTOBER 27

OCTOBER 28

OCTOBER 29

OCTOBER 30

             MONDAY, OCTOBER 26  

THE WRITER & THE REVOLUTION

9PM EVN / 10AM LA / 1PM NYC

via Zoom

A poem was the beginning of Armenia's velvet revolution. Join a discussion with prime minister Nikol Pashinyan on the power of the written word to change minds, hearts, and the future of a nation. Creative Armenia's founder Garin Hovannisian will lead the discussion on the literary background and vision of Nikol Pashinyan.

Language – ARM | Translation - ENG

NIKOL PASHINYAN

Prime Minister

 
 

             TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27 

HOW TO TAKE THE ART WORLD BY STORM

9PM EVN / 10AM LA / 1PM NYC

vis Zoom

Armenian creators are behind some of the most iconic brands and creations across the art world. Join Eric Esrailian, Eric Bogosian, Serj Tankian, and Simon Abkarian more for an inspiring panel on the path to creative success.

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

ERIC ESRAILIAN

Film producer, philanthropist

ERIC BOGOSIAN 

Actor, playwriter

SERJ TANKIAN

Musician, activist

SIMON ABKARIAN 

Actor, director

             WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 

JUMPSTARTING THE CREATIVE ECONOMY

7PM EVN / 8AM LA / 11AM NYC

via Zoom

Armenia's Deputy Minister of Education, the director of AGBU, the founder of Associated Television Internation, and the Ambassador of the European Union to Armenia to discuss the role of individuals, organizations, and governments in developing creative industries.

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

VASKEN YACOUBIAN

AGBU Armenia

NARINE KHACHATURYAN 

Armenian Government 

ANDREA WIKTORIN 
European Union

DAVID MCKENZIE

Associated Television International 

 

             WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 

BREAKING INTO HOLLYWOOD

9PM EVN / 10AM LA / 1PM NYC

via Zoom

Have you wondered how to break into Hollywood? Award-winning producers Sev Ohanian, agent Darren Boghosian, and others will talk of the secret lanes to Hollywood and all you'll encounter upon your way.

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

Moderator

CARLA GARAPEDIAN
Filmmaker

Speakers

SEV OHANIAN

Producer, Searching

DARREN BOGHOSIAN

Agent, UTA

KATHERINE SARAFIAN

Producer, Pixar

             THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 

DOUBLE VISION

9PM EVN / 10AM LA / 1PM NYC

via Zoom

Atom Egoyan and Arsinée Khanjian have lived an incredible life - both on-screen and off. Meet these cutting-edge partners in creation for an unforgettable discussion and Q&A. 

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

ATOM EGOYAN

 Filmmaker, producer

ARSINÉE KHANJIAN 

Actress, producer

 

             THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29 

WHY DID THE ARMENIAN CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD?

11PM EVN / 12AM LA / 3PM NYC

via Zoom

Moderator

ALEC MOUHIBIAN 

Comedian, writer, producer

Join the five supposedly Armenian comedians who will discuss the career puzzle of drawing from your ethnic heritage to make strangers laugh.

 

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

Speakers

LORI TATOULIAN

Comedian, actor, writer

VAHE BERBERIAN

Comedian

SERGEY SARGSYAN

ArmComedy hosts,
comedian

NAREK MARGARYAN

ArmComedy hosts, comedian

             FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30 

LIFTING THE CURTAIN

7PM EVN / 8AM LA / 11AM NYC

via Zoom

Keynote Speaker

NOUNEH SARKISSIAN

Wife of the President of Armenia

Meet the new creators who are shaking up the arts scene and making waves across the world — and pushing Armenia's cultural future.

Language – ENG | Translation - ARM

Speakers

NVARD YERKANIAN

Visual artist

ZELA MARGOSSIAN

Musician

OPHELIA HARUTYUNYAN

Filmmaker

DIANA MARKOSIAN  

Photographer

OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN 

Writer

 

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