A scene from the commemoration (Photo: Alec Balian)

Philadelphia Armenians Commemorate 101st Anniversary of Genocide

Hold Dilworth Park Sit-in By Sareen Streeter The Philadelphia Armenian community held a sit-in protest in Dilworth Park on April 23, to commemorate the 1.5 million Armenians who were brutally massacred 101 years ago. A scene from the commemoration (Photo: Alec Balian) Attendees gathered at 1 S 15th [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Evening’s speakers together with the ASCA officers after the event.

University of the Sciences Hosts Second Annual Genocide Awareness Event

ANC of PA, ANCA-ER Representatives Take Part in Special Event Organized by Armenian Students Cultural Association PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—On April 11, the Armenian Students Cultural Association (ASCA) organized the second annual Genocide Awareness Event at the University of the Sciences in West [more...]

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Balakian signing books after the program

Balakian Discusses ‘Hollywood and the Armenian Genocide’ in NY

NEW YORK—More than 100 people attended Prof. Peter Balakian’s talk, titled “Hollywood and the Armenian Genocide,” at the Diocesan Center in New York on April 8. The event was hosted by the Development Department of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. Balakian [more...]

April 21, 2016 // 2 Comments

A scene from the 2014 commemoration in Times Square.

101st Anniversary Commemoration to Be Held in Times Square

NEW YORK—The 101st anniversary commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will be held in Times Square (at 43rd St. & Broadway) on Sun., April 24 from 2-4 p.m. The organizers invite people of all backgrounds to join together to commemorate the Armenian Genocide (Medz Yeghern), Holocaust [more...]

April 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

(L to R) Raffi and Shant Massoyan of the Yerakouyn Band

Youth Event Commemorates Armenian Genocide Through Music

NEW MILFORD, N.J.—A youth event in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, titled “100 Years and Beyond: Culture. Honor. Celebration” and featuring live Armenian music by Yerakouyn Band and DJ Shant, will take place on Sat., April 23, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Hovnanian School. The [more...]

April 20, 2016 // 0 Comments


Nazarian Discusses ‘The Genocide on Film’ at Rutgers

NEWARK, N.J. (A.W.)—On April 7, filmmaker Eric Nazarian delivered a lecture titled, “Celluloid Exiles and Matine Idols: The Armenian Genocide and Diaspora on Film” at Rutgers University’s Engerhald Auditorium. The flyer for the April 7 event Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, coordinator of the [more...]

April 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Cover of 'The Martyred Armenian Writers 1915-1922: An Anthology'

AMAA Presents Markarian’s ‘The Martyred Armenian Writers’

By Taleen Kupelian Cover of The Martyred Armenian Writers 1915-1922: An Anthology PARAMUS, N.J.—With the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide quickly approaching, now is a more poignant time than ever to celebrate the Armenian culture rather than mourn its loss. Accomplished author, [more...]

April 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

More than 300 protesters voiced their outrage over the recent violent attacks that were instigated by Azerbaijani forces against the peaceful residents of NKR. (Photo: Araz Chiloyan)

Hundreds Protest in NY against Azerbaijani Aggression

NEW YORK, N.Y. (A.W.)—Hundreds of Armenian Americans converged in New York on April 9 to participate in a peaceful protest against Azerbaijani aggression in the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh). The demonstration was organized by the New York and New Jersey (“Armen Garo” and “Dro”) [more...]

April 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

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