The front of the Basilica and the bell tower were bathed in lights from a special digital art display commemorating each of the 1.5 million genocide victims. (Photo: Vaughn Gurganian)

Metro Detroit Community Remembers Genocide Victims

Thousands Attend Ecumenical Service; Chorale Concert Set for June 19   DETROIT, Mich.—In an amazing display of unity, clergy and lay people gathered in the thousands in suburban Detroit on April 24 for an Ecumenical Service honoring and remembering the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Some [more...]

May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments


‘Sacred Space’ Exhibit at SCSU Memorializes Genocide Victims

NEW HAVEN, Conn.—Through July 9, 2015, Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) will host “Ashfall,” an art installation and exhibit by Dallas-based artist Robert Barsamian that poignantly tells the story of the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Ashfall,” an art installation and [more...]

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

HMADS students and parents marching to Times Square on April 26

HMADS Commemorates Centennial

A Cosmos of Enlightenment and Sheer Inspiration By Janet Marcarian   OAKLAND GARDENS, N.Y.—This year, Armenians around the world solemnly remembered the great tragedy that befell our people in 1915. The Centennial was commemorated in various religious and cultural observances in every corner [more...]

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

A scene from the Church Prayer Service

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated in Central Virginia

By Marni Pilafian RICHMOND, Va.—The month of April was busy in Central Virginia with many commemorative events taking place to honor the victims of the Armenian Genocide, educate the wider community, and ensure that such atrocities are never repeated in the future. The eight-member Armenian [more...]

May 22, 2015 // 1 Comment


Armenian Pavilion to Be Featured in Book Expo America 2015

  NEW YORK—For the first time, Armenia will take part in Book Expo America (BEA), the leading book and author event for the North American publishing industry. The Armenian Pavilion in BEA will showcase Armenian heritage through writings that form part of a long-standing tradition and [more...]

May 22, 2015 // 1 Comment

The ARS has raised $100,000 for Armenian schools in Syria.

ARS to Host First ‘Sunday Funday’ on May 24

On Sun., May 24, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Eastern Region will host its first Sunday Funday to benefit the ARSCE Endowment Fund, which was created in 2010 on the occasion of the ARS centennial. Sunday Funday will be held at the beautiful Wedgwood Country Club in Turnersville, N.J. It is [more...]

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Camp Armen under the supervision of Hrant and Rakel Dink

AMAA Requests Intervention at Camp Armen

PARAMUS, N.J.—In response to recent news of the partial demolition of Camp Armen in the Tuzla district near Istanbul, the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA) has written to the Turkish president, prime minister, and the United States ambassador of the Republic of Turkey asking for [more...]

May 19, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Armenian Genocide Memorial at Dzidzernagapert (Photo: Aaron Spagnolo)

Rochester Community Remembers with a Map

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—The Armenian community of Rochester commemorated the Armenian Genocide with a special program on April 26. As part of the program, a map of historic Armenia was provided, and participants were asked to stick forget-me-not flowers to their families’ points of origin. The keynote [more...]

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

orhans inheritance

Ohanesian Book Tour to Visit Connecticut, Massachusetts and Illinois

Aline Ohanesian on National Public Radio: ‘There’s only about six to eight inches between an open book and a human being’s heart.’ NEW YORK—Algonquin Books is thrilled with the successful launch of Armenian author Aline Ohanesian’s debut novel, Orhan’s Inheritance. Every year [more...]

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

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