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ATP planted another 58,200 trees at 134 sites this spring; volunteers are pictured here planting in the community of Aragyugh for Earth Day.

No Spring Break for ATP: Another 58,000 Trees Planted in Armenia

YEREVAN—There was no “spring break” for Armenia Tree Project (ATP). Over the past month, another 58,200 trees were planted, including 4,900 fruit trees. This brings the total number of trees planted to 4,781,520 since 1994. Plantings were undertaken at 134 locations, including churches, [more...]

May 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

Rendering of the renovated music classroom

Yerevan’s Tchaikovsky Music School Undergoes Extreme Makeover

Just blocks from the Yerevan Opera Theater stands another cultural institution—the Tchaikovsky Secondary Music School—that reflects the world-class musical talent that Armenia has produced over many decades. And yet, for all the brilliance emanating from the Tchaikovsky School, the walls, [more...]

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dozens of volunteers from local partner organizations joined ATP to clean up trash along the Yerevan Children’s Railway as part of a series of Earth Day activities in Armenia.

Coalition of Businesses and Organizations Unite for Earth Day Cleanup

YEREVAN—On Sat., April 18, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) organized a large-scale trash cleanup at Yerevan Children’s Railway and the adjacent river banks along the Hrazdan River. The cleanup is one in a series of events being organized in Armenia as part of the global Earth Day movement. Dozens of [more...]

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The 100-dram denominated silver commemorative coin dedicated to the Centennial observance of the 1915 Armenian Genocide

1915 Genocide Centennial Coin

By L. A. Saryan The Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia issued a 100-dram denominated silver commemorative coin dedicated to the Centennial observance of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, according to an announcement from the public relations department at the Central Bank dated Feb. 27. The coin [more...]

April 23, 2015 // 2 Comments

Spring means tree planting in Armenia; in this photo, Byblos Bank employees and their families joined ATP to plant trees on the campus of American University of Armenia.

ATP Planning Series of Programs as Part of Global Earth Day Movement

YEREVAN—Earth Day marks the anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Since spring is one of the brightest and most productive seasons for Armenia Tree Project (ATP), April is often referred to as “Earth Month” in Armenia. “We call this [more...]

April 6, 2015 // 1 Comment

The “100 Years, 100 Facts” project is a joint initiative by Seferian and friend Lena Adishian.

‘100 Years, 100 Facts Project’ Charges Ahead in Turkish

The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project (100years100facts.com) has launched the Turkish version of its website, “100 Yıl, 100 Gerçek” (100yil100gercek.com), raising the total number of languages to six. The year-long online educational initiative was first translated into Portuguese [more...]

April 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

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ARS Addresses Migrant Needs in Armenia

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Armenia, in cooperation with People in Need, a Czech humanitarian non-governmental organization with an office in Armenia, is currently working on a European Union-financed project titled, “Assistance to Seasonal Migration and Their Integration in Armenia.” [more...]

April 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

yeghia

Searching for Yeghia, Genocide Survivor

Yepraksia Gevorgyan, 109, lives in the village of Armavir in Armenia with her grandson and daughter. Gevorgyan survived the Armenian Genocide by crossing the Araks River, which she remembers red, full of blood. She escaped with her older brother. They lived in an orphanage in Leninakan (now Gyumri) [more...]

March 31, 2015 // 0 Comments

Nazo Bravo in Armenia

Nazo Bravo Releases Web Series Documenting Trip to Armenia

Special for the Armenian Weekly Los Angeles-based actor and hip-hop artist Nazo Bravo (Naz Aslanian) released the first episode of a documentary web series titled “Armenian American” on Feb. 11 on his YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/NazoBravo). The series follows Aslanian on his recent trip to [more...]

March 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is building a community center in Mushkapat, a village in Artsakh’s Martuni region.

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund to Construct Community Center in Mushkapat

The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is building a community center in Mushkapat, a village in Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabagh) Martuni region. The project is co-sponsored by the fund’s French affiliate and the government of Artsakh. The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund is building a community center in [more...]

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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