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Activating Awareness Through Alternative Art in Armenia

Special for the Armenian Weekly On Aug. 4, a group of activists from the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) in Armenia formed the Facebook group “Art + Activism”(see www.facebook.com/ArtActArmenia/info). Best known for their cheeky cartoons and posters on Facebook, they have until recently [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

director Amalya Yeghoyan with ABN founder Jack Antounian and attendees

Yeghoyan Discusses Gyumri IT Center in Talk at AMA

WATERTOWN, Mass.—A gathering of approximately 60 business people and technical developers gathered at the Armenian Museum of America (AMA) in October to learn about services offered by the Gyumri Information Technology Center (GITC) in Gyumri, Armenia. Amalya Yeghoyan, GITC’s executive [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

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St Stephen’s Church of Hartford, New Britain Celebrates 89th Anniversary

A scene from the ordination HARTFORD, Conn.—On Sun., Oct. 19, St. Stephen’s Armenian Apostolic Church of Hartford and New Britain celebrated its 89th anniversary with Der Aram Stepanian of Whitinsville, Mass., and His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Cholyan, who presided over the church services. [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

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‘Orphans of the Genocide’ Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

COCONUT GROVE, Fla.—Armenoid Productions, a documentary film production company made up of dedicated storytellers of concealed history, recently announced that Bared Maronian’s documentary “Orphans of The Genocide” has been nominated for a 2014 Regional Emmy Award by the National Academy [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

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AMA to Feature Paintings of Laura Boyajian

WATERTOWN, Mass.—From Nov. 16, 2014 through Jan. 11, 2015, the Armenian Museum of America (AMA) presents a new exhibition, titled “Laura Siroog Boyajian: A Retrospective,” of expressive oil and watercolor paintings. An opening reception to welcome the painter and poet will be held from 2-4 [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

'People have a right to live in a clean environment and be healthy, to know what air they breathe and what soil they till,' says Alen Amirkhanian, director of the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment and AUA CRM.

Crowdfunding Campaign to Protect Armenia from Heavy Metal Pollution

Special for the Armenian Weekly For rural mining communities in Armenia, knowledge is power, and with the support of ONEArmenia, the American University of Armenia’s Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM) is hoping to bring invaluable knowledge to local communities. The two organizations have [more...]

October 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

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Aleppo Prelate Briefs Boston Community, Thanks ARS

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Under the Auspices of the Armenian Relief Society of Eastern USA, Inc., the Greater Boston community gathered at St. Stephen’s Apostolic Church in Watertown, to hear the briefing from visiting Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, on the latest developments in Syria [more...]

October 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Members of the ARS Central Executive Board and regional chapters at-large at the Navasartian Armenian Center in London.

ARS Holds Second Inter-Executive Meeting in London

On Oct. 18-19, the Armenian Relief Society’s (ARS) Second Inter-Executive Meeting took place in London’s “Navasartian” Armenian Center, organized jointly by the ARS Central Executive Board (CEB) and Great Britain’s ARS Chapter. The meeting took place with the participation of the ARS of [more...]

October 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

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