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UCLA Offers Summer High School Heritage Language Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Center for World Languages at the University of California, Los Angeles is offering special language classes for high school students who speak, understand, and/or hear Armenian, Korean, Persian, or Russian at home and want to learn to read, write, and expand their [more...]

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Obituary: Ida Evranian-Cecchini

  Genocide survivor Ida Evranian-Cecchini (Rahanian), age 96 of Grand Haven, Mich. passed away Saturday April 1.  Ida was born Jan. 1, 1921 in Armenia, to war hero Koran Rahanian. Ida Evranian-Cecchini (Rahanian) As a baby, Ida was concealed in a saddle bag as the family fled by night to [more...]

May 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Nerkin Karmiraghbyur School on the Armenia-Azerbaijani Border Renovated

BERKELEY, Calif.—The Paros Foundation recently announced the completion of the third and final phase of school renovations in the village of Nerkin Karmiraghbyur. Work at the school began two years ago and included the complete renovation of the wings of the school housing grades 1 – 12. The [more...]

May 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Istanbul Patriarchate’s General Vicar Ateshian Resigns

  ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)— On May 24, Aram Ateshian, the General Vicar of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul, officially resigned, reported Istanbul-based Agos news. Aram Ateshian For the past couple of months, the Armenians of Turkey have made efforts towards holding Patriarchal [more...]

May 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

ARF Providence Honors Liberation of Shushi and Khanasor Expedition

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (A.W.)—It does not seem like it was 25 years ago that our aspiration for the independence of Artsakh took shape with the Liberation of Shushi on May 8-9, 1992. A scene from the event Rhode Island honored this feat by being the first state to recognize Artsakh’s independence [more...]

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANC of Rhode Island Holds Instructional Workshops

  PROVIDENCE, RI. (A.W.)— On May 13, the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island (ANC-R.I.) held an instructional workshop for its current and prospective members.  Participants from Rhode Island were joined by members of the Boston and Hartford ANC chapters, as well as members of the [more...]

May 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

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