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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

New apartment

Homeless Gyumri Families Provided with Apartments

  YEREVAN—In recent months, the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund provided apartments to many homeless families in Gyumri, Armenia. Through a program launched in 2014, the fund purchased 17 apartments; 12 families have already moved into their new homes. The apartments are completely renovated and [more...]

July 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Chelmsford artist Daniel Varoujan Hejinian (right) receives the prestigious Medal of Movses Khorenatsi from Armenian President Serge Sarkisian.

Artist Hejinian Awarded Movses Khorenatsi Medal

YEREVAN—The honors keep coming for prominent Chelmsford, Mass. artist Daniel Varoujan Hejinian. A year after he was wined and dined in Yerevan for a magnanimous art show reflecting the 100th year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, on comes another tribute. Chelmsford artist Daniel Varoujan [more...]

June 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

On May 25, the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, a state-of-the-art facility that offers Armenian youth access to learning resources, digital media, and leading professionals in the fields of media and technology, opened a new location in Gyumri.

‘TUMO x AGBU’ Partnership Takes Off in Gyumri

New center offers free afterschool learning environment to help equip youth with skills for future employment in the media and creative industries On May 25, Tumo Center for Creative Technologies expanded its reach and opened in Gyumri. Inaugurated by President Serge Sarkisian, the center is the [more...]

June 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

'Time is running out for Tavush.'

Oxfam and One Armenia Team Up to Lift Lives in Tavush

Campaign Target Date Set for June 29 We live in a world today where development is purported to hinge on services and technological innovation. To be competitive in the global economy, countries are told they must enter the information age and develop sectors such as IT. This penchant for progress [more...]

June 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

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