Children at the center

FAR Children’s Center in Yerevan Gets Much Needed Boost

Children at the center A three-year-old boy runs every morning to the door waiting for his mother to return, but she never does. A seven-year-old girl who has lived with her family underground due to economic difficulties has never had a bath throughout her life. Two [more...]

May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments


Philadelphia Armenian Inter-Communal Committee Commemorates April 24

By Arpy Voskeridjian Minasian CHELTENHAM, Pa.—On Sun., April 24, hundreds gathered at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church in Cheltenham to commemorate the Armenian Genocide. The program sponsored by the Armenian Inter-Communal Committee of Philadelphia celebrated the theme “Together for [more...]

May 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Kariné Poghosyan

Pianist Kariné Poghosyan in Premier Performance

Poghosyan’s program, “Folk Inspirations,” Included Works by Grieg, Liszt, Komitas Vardapet, and Stravinsky NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Armenian-American pianist Kariné Poghosyan  performed a premier concert  on Saturday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) in [more...]

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

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HMADS Gala Dinner Dance: Celebrate at the Social Event of the Season

By Jennifer Chelebi The annual HMADS Gala Dinner Dance is the highlight of the Friends of HMADS yearly social calendar. It’s a special time to celebrate the start of spring and applaud the accomplishments of our dedicated HMADS staff and flourishing students. North Hills Country Club in [more...]

May 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ani Kalayjian, left, performs on the cello. Lisa Stepanian, right, was honored for her contributions to AIWA.

Luncheon Honors AIWA’s 25th Anniversary, Women’s History Month

NORTH BERGEN, N.J.—The Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) New Jersey Affiliate, celebrated its annual luncheon in honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship, AIWA’s 25th Anniversary and Women’s History Month, on March 13, at Waterside Restaurant. Ani Kalayjian, left, performs on the [more...]

May 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

The reception was followed by a church service in memory of the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.

Commemoration of 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide in NJ

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (A.W.)—Hundreds of community members gathered in Ridgefield for the commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on April 23. The event, which was held at the Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church hall, was organized by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation [more...]

May 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Martakert Evacuess having their lunch at Camp Bedrosian in Shushi 5

AMAA Provides Food and Shelter to Evacuees from Martakert

PARAMUS, N.J.—The recent shelling of the peaceful settlements of Mataghis and Martakert regions of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (Artsakh/NKR) resulted in major destruction. Houses, shops, and community centers have been completely or partially destroyed. To ensure the safety of the citizens of [more...]

May 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

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

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