Blood For Memory: A Unique Approach to Honoring the Genocide Centennial

By Audrey Selian It was a busy day on Sat., Nov. 1 at the Blood Donation Center at the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG) in Switzerland; nearly a dozen people descended upon the small donation center to kick off the launch of Blood For Memory (BFM), a global campaign designed to gather 1.5 [more...]

November 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

ARS Initiates New Chapter in Belgium

On Oct. 15, during a special two-day visit to Brussels, Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Central Executive Board Chairperson Vicky Marachelian and Advisor Liza Avakian attended a meeting with local representatives of the ARS, Armenian National Committee (ANC), Homenetmen, Hamazkayin, and Armenian [more...]

November 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

ARS Holds Second Inter-Executive Meeting in London

On Oct. 18-19, the Armenian Relief Society’s (ARS) Second Inter-Executive Meeting took place in London’s “Navasartian” Armenian Center, organized jointly by the ARS Central Executive Board (CEB) and Great Britain’s ARS Chapter. The meeting took place with the participation of the ARS of [more...]

October 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hovhannisyan Wins Swiss Competition

Anush Hovhannisyan recently won the Concours Suisse Ernst Haefliger, an international competition for young opera singers organized as a joint-venture between the Konzert Theater Bern and the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, both of which rank among the most prestigious cultural institutions in [more...]

October 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Ani Garmiryan Joins Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Garmiryan to Be Responsible for Promotion of Western Armenian The Armenian Communities Department recently announced the appointment of Ani Garmiryan as senior program officer, responsible for the promotion of Western Armenian—a priority for the department, as highlighted in its recent Five-Year [more...]

July 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘Armenian Pavilion’ Exhibits at London Book Fair

LONDON, England—The publishing world descended on London from April 8-10 with exhibitors from around the world discussing and negotiating contracts at the London Book Fair. For the second consecutive year, Armenians were represented in a unique formula under the banner of the Armenian Pavilion, [more...]

April 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

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