Shall we dance this dance of life

By Armine Babajanyan

-Now please, let’s dance!

-But everyone will be staring!

-Why would you care? They don’t know you…

-If they don’t know me, I probably don’t know them.

-C’mon, this is just a dance….Why would anyone care about others watching them dance? Is it because you don’t know who is watching you? What […]

Why I Don’t Eat Toasted Bread

By Maria Karapetyan

I was 4 years old when the Nagorno-Karabakh war started. My family living in the Lori region of Armenia was devastated by the consequences of the 1988 earthquake and we had no permanent residence. It is hard to differentiate which of my family’s hardships were conditioned by the economic situation of the […]

You may say that I’m a dreamer, But I’m not the only one

By Veronika Aghajanyan

“IMAGINE” Armenian-Azerbaijani Dialogue Programme 2011 in lovely Bakuriani, Georgia is over. It has been the fifth year since young people from the two countries gathered on a neutral territory to discuss the complexity of the relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia trying to find some ways for their improvement.

It was not the […]

I have a friend (Video)

This video was prepared during the 2011 Imagine Dialogue retreat that took place in Bakuriani, Georgia. The idea came during the brainstorming session on future cross- border projects. It is the result of hard work of many Imagine 2011 alumni.

Eurovision: Will you visit?

by Gulara Azimzade

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace…

Helen Keller

Held in Germany, this year’s Eurovision Song Contest saw Azerbaijan come first despite bookmakers’ predictions that France or United Kingdom will […]