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Chicago Armenian Community Marks Lisbon Anniversary

GLENVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Armenian community marked the 32nd anniversary of the martyrdom of the Lisbon Five this week by holding a special requiem service for Sarkis Abrahamian, Setrak Ajamian, Vache Daghlian, Ara Kuhrjulian, and Simon Yahniyan. The service, which was held at Armenian All [more...]

July 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Loris Ohannes Chobanian

Chobanian Premieres ‘Der Voghormia’

BEREA, Ohio—Loris Ohannes Chobanian is professor emeritus and a composer-in-residence at Baldwin Wallace (BW) University, and his composition “Der Voghormia” (Lord Have Mercy) for chorus, piano, and timpani was premiered on March 22 by “BW Singers”—conducted by Maestro Marc Weagraff, [more...]

July 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

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ANCA Eastern Region 9th Annual Banquet to Be Held in Detroit

ANCA-ER Banquet Comes to the Midwest for First Time since Inception DETROIT, Mich.—Armenian Americans throughout the Eastern U.S.—especially from the Midwest—will be joining together to celebrate a year of civic activism at the 9th annual Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Eastern [more...]

July 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

(First row, L-R) Michael Merjanian, Tatevic Broutian, Hagop Mekhjian, Natalya Nazaryan, and Will Larchian. (Second row) Gregory Simonian, Armine Aghabekian, and Mary Sagatelova.

A Celebration of Armenian Survival

On the evening of Friday, April 24, the Armenian Student Association of t­­he Ohio State University hosted an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and to celebrate the rich culture that survived—and even thrived—following genocide. Dr. Hagop. Mekhjian, the [more...]

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Twenty-five A.G.B.U. Alex and Marie Manoogian School seniors were honored at a June 1 commencement ceremony at St. John Armenian Church Cultural Hall in Southfield, Mich.

AGBU Manoogian Schools Graduates 25 Students

  Twenty-five A.G.B.U. Alex and Marie Manoogian School seniors were honored at a June 1 commencement ceremony at St. John Armenian Church Cultural Hall in Southfield, Mich. Judith Kadri, high school head teacher, served as master of ceremonies. Dr. Hosep Torossian, principal of the high [more...]

July 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Detroit Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Mid Council, with five ARS sister chapters organized 'Walk Armenia' on June 7

Detroit ARS Hosts ‘Walk Armenia’

  The Detroit Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Mid Council, with five ARS sister chapters “Maro,” “Shakeh,” “Sybille,” “Tzolig,” and “Zabel,” organized “Walk Armenia” on June 7. The walk took place on 13 Mile and Woodward, Royal Oak, beginning at 2 p.m., and ending at 5 [more...]

July 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Bared Maronian’s ‘Women of 1915’ Presentation

A Cultural Affair in the Windy City

Four-Time Emmy Award-Winning Film Director Bared Maronian’s ‘Orphans of the Genocide’ and ‘Women of 1915’ Breezes into the Windy City… It was a clear crisp spring night on Fri., March 20, when eager and very much galvanized Armenians (young and old) of Greater Chicagoland came out to [more...]

July 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Norik Astvatsaturov showing his ‘mettle’ with metal art.

Norik and Irina Astvatsaturov: From Baku with Art

WAHPETON, N.D.—Like their name, Norik and Irina Astvatsaturov praise God for their artistic talent every day. They also thank the Lord above for keeping their family safe and secure during the turmoil they faced in Azerbaijan. As proud Armenians from Baku, their faith and family show no [more...]

June 8, 2015 // 6 Comments

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ANC of Wisconsin Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

MADISON, Wis.—The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Wisconsin paid tribute to the more than 1.5 million lives lost in the Armenian Genocide with a reception and program at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison on Wed., April 22. ANC-WI chairperson Dr. Ani Saryan The purpose of the event, [more...]

May 4, 2015 // 1 Comment

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