Samvel Karapetyan

Philanthropist Samvel Karapetyan Pledges $1 Million to 2015 Telethon

Samvel Karapetyan YEREVAN—The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund recently announced that Russian-Armenian industrialist and benefactor Samvel Karapetyan has pledged to contribute $1 million to the fund’s upcoming Thanksgiving Day Telethon. The telethon’s primary goal this year is to raise funds for [more...]

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

ATP's Nvard Gevorgyan with students

Raising Environmental Stewards One Classroom at a Time

By Ani Galustian ATP volunteer Ani Galustian On an early autumn day, the 6th grade class from Yerevan’s School No. 160 visits Armenia Tree Project’s (ATP) nursery in Karin Village for a lesson on the environment. Accompanied by their history teacher, the class is greeted by ATP’s [more...]

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The UWC Dilijan volunteer team joined the FCHA in the Dian village of the Aragatsotn region to help the Hamazaspyan family build a decent home.

Volunteers from UWC Dilijan College Help Build a Home with Fuller Center

DIAN, Armenia—The United World College (UWC) Dilijan volunteer team—with members from Lebanon, Italy, the United States, South Africa, Portugal, Costa Rica, Vietnam, Syria, Brazil, Malaysia, and Zimbabwe—joined the Fuller Center for Housing Armenia (FCHA) in the Dian village of the Aragatsotn [more...]

November 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

My hiking guides, Antranig and Hampartsoum, Hnaberd village (near Aparan, Gegharkunik province)

Unseen Armenia: My Young Hiking Guides

After deciding to turn back from my hike up a wooded dirt road to the Teghenyats Monastery in the village of Bujhakan, we asked some villagers if someone with a WAZ (a Russian jeep-like vehicle) would be willing to take us to the monastery. We, of course, would pay for fuel expenses. A couple of [more...]

November 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

The summer school participants

Advanced Summer School in Physics at Yerevan Physics Institute

YEREVAN—Twenty-four students from Yerevan State University and the Armenian State Pedagogical University participated in the Advanced Summer School in Physics that was held from Aug. 17-20 at the Yerevan Physics Institute (YerPhI), named in honor of its founder Artem Alikhanyan. YerPhI Director [more...]

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Gregorian's 'Back to Gurun'

Unbreakable Ties That Bind Gregorian to Gurun

YEREVAN—High above an apartment complex in Yerevan, not far from Freedom Square and the Opera House, repatriate Adrineh Gregorian watches the world she loves to see. And admire. Gregorian’s ‘Back to Gurun’ It’s been that way for a number of years, immersed in her beloved [more...]

October 19, 2015 // 1 Comment


ARS ‘Sosseh’ Kindergarten Building Project Kickoff

YEREVAN—The Armenian Relief Society, Inc. (ARS) embarked on a fundraising kickoff campaign to erect a new building for the ARS “Sosseh” Kindergarten in Stepanakert, the capital of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR/Artsakh), during its 71st International Convention on Oct. 7 at the DoubleTree [more...]

October 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The participants of the ARS 71st International Convention

ARS 71st International Convention Elects New Board

YEREVAN, Armenia—The 71st International Convention of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) convened from Oct. 4-9 in Yerevan, during which it evaluated the ARS Central Executive Board’s (CEB) activities over the past four years and adopted special programs. The participants of the ARS 71st [more...]

October 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

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