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Hamazkayin Launches ArtLinks 2015

The Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Associations of North America are launching ArtLinks, the first youth forum to link a range of renowned Armenian artists with young Armenians interested in art and the heritage of their culture. ArtLinks will occur in a workshop environment, in order [more...]

July 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Loris Ohannes Chobanian

Chobanian Premieres ‘Der Voghormia’

BEREA, Ohio—Loris Ohannes Chobanian is professor emeritus and a composer-in-residence at Baldwin Wallace (BW) University, and her composition “Der Voghormia” (Lord Have Mercy) for chorus, piano, and timpani was premiered on March 22 by “BW Singers”—conducted by Maestro Marc Weagraff, [more...]

July 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

July 27, 1983 marks a significant date for many Armenians—a day a handful of young Armenian men chose to give their lives to what they called a 'sacrifice to the altar of freedom.'

Armenians Remember Lisbon Five

Thirty-two years after five young Armenian men gave their lives in the “Lisbon Five” operation, Armenians around the world—from Beirut to L.A. to Boston—held commemoration events and requiem services in their memory. A scene from the commemoration in Lebanon (Photo: Aztag – [more...]

July 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Army Medal Awarded to Vietnam Victim—46 Years Later!

METHUEN, Mass.—Better late than never. That’s how John and Margaret Bedrosian view the coveted award that was presented posthumously to their son who was killed while serving in Vietnam on Nov. 14, 1969. Margaret Bedrosian holds the Medal of Liberty belatedly awarded to her son, David, who died [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments


ANCA Eastern Region 9th Annual Banquet to Be Held in Detroit

ANCA-ER Banquet Comes to the Midwest for First Time since Inception DETROIT, Mich.—Armenian Americans throughout the Eastern U.S.—especially from the Midwest—will be joining together to celebrate a year of civic activism at the 9th annual Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments


NAASR Seeks Candidate for Executive Director Position

As a result of its significant growth and expanded activities, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is seeking an Executive Director to help ensure the 60-year-old association’s long-term efforts to meet the challenges of advancing Armenian studies. Executive [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Villager in Verin Shorzha

Unseen Armenia: Verin Shorzha, Nerkin Shorzha

By Hovsep Dagdigian About a year ago I published an article on the scenic village of Ayrk in Gegharkunik province, which I visited with my friend Vova. Our vehicle at that time was incapable of traversing the hilly, unpaved roads to the nearby villages of Verin Shorzha and Nerkin Shorzha. This [more...]

July 22, 2015 // 3 Comments

Sports announcer Bob Lobel (second from right) celebrates with Armenian Museum trustees and raffle winners at the 2015 Sports Raffle Drawing.

Armenian Museum Picks 2015 Spring Sports Raffle Winners

WATERTOWN—The Armenian Museum of America concluded its 10th annual Spring Sports Raffle with great style and success, bringing in contributions that exceeded last year’s. The ticket sales will help the museum continue its mission to showcase the rich Armenian history through exhibitions and [more...]

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cover of 100: 1915-2015

Armenian Museum Presents Talk by Hrair Hawk Khatcherian

WATERTOWN, Mass.—On Thurs., July 30, at 6:30 p.m., the Armenian Museum of America will present a program and book release by noted Canadian-Armenian photographer Hrair Hawk Khatcherian. Cover of 100: 1915-2015 His latest work titled, 100: 1915-2015, includes more than 1,000 photographs and is a [more...]

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

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