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Three Families Celebrated Housewarmings in Shirak Region

The Successful Cooperation of VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Continues It is already the fifth year of the housing project financed by VivaCell-MTS and implemented by Fuller Center for Housing Armenia. Over these years, 135 families from ten regions of Armenia have considerably [more...]

November 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

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Knights of Vartan Delegation Opens Yerevan Office

Begins Second Century of Service in the Homeland The Knights of Vartan Inc., currently celebrating its 100th anniversary, has extended its base of operations in the United States to Yerevan, Armenia by opening its Communications Office in Yerevan on Sept. 19 in a newly renovated office in the [more...]

October 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

The idea for the film was simple: to tell the stories of those, whose voices are not heard, and to change the image of LGBT people in Armenia. (Photo: Narek Aleksanyan)

Listening to LGBT People in Armenia

Documentary Film ‘Listen To Me: Untold Stories Beyond Hatred’ Premieres in Yerevan  Special for the Armenian Weekly The staff at PINK Armenia was abuzz on Oct. 11, as were the many young people who visit the organization’s Yerevan office each day. They come with appointments or for [more...]

October 21, 2016 // 26 Comments

In a global first, the HALO Trust, an international non-profit, has launched a $30,000 crowdfunding campaign to clear a minefield in Myurishen village, Nagorno-Karabagh

Crowdfunding to Clear a Minefield in Artsakh

The First Crowdfunding Campaign of its Kind Aims to Clear the Last Minefield In Myurishen Village, Martuni Region In a global first, the HALO Trust, an international non-profit, has launched a $30,000 crowdfunding campaign to clear a minefield in Myurishen village, Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR). [more...]

October 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

The teens will be coming to TUMO every Sunday to take part in TUMO activities and forge new paths for themselves within the tech and art worlds.

From a Border Village to TUMO Dilijan

DILIJAN, Armenia—It all started with a phone call… Anahit Badalian, the president of the Berd Women’s Resource Center Foundation, was on a mission. She knew that there were at least 15 local teens who wanted to attend the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies and learn all about [more...]

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

The second Yerevan Half Marathon took place on On Oct. 16, (Photo: Elen Aghekyan)

Yerevan Runs: Second Yerevan Half Marathon Takes Place in the Capital

Special for the Armenian Weekly Yerevan is not a city of runners. Its hilly landscapes, weathered pavements, and congested streets can discourage all but the most devoted runner, and enthusiasm for the sport remains limited among the local population. For the second year in a row, the Yerevan Half [more...]

October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hamazkayin Meghry Dance Group of Philadelphia performs in Yerevan

Hamazkayin Meghry Dance Group of Philadelphia Shines in Yerevan

By Anita Hovsepian and Lena Ohannesian Hamazkayin Philadelphia’s Meghry Dance Group’s visit to Armenia was a huge success, as they also celebrated their fifth anniversary in Armenia. The group was honored by the invitation  to participate in  “Im Hayasdan” (My Armenia) Pan-Armenian [more...]

October 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

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