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The New Clergyman

‘From the warm ashes of our ancient heroes May there arise heirs worthy of them, To give a new life to our people.’ —Beshiktashelian On Oct. 9, 2015, the Very Reverend Father Ghevont Pentezian arrived in Chicago and immediately began his duties as the new clergyman of the All Saints Armenian [more...]

May 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

ANC-IL Commemorates 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

ANC-IL Chair Raffi Killian Presides over Remembrance GLENVIEW, Ill.—On Sun., April 24, more than 500 members and clergy of the greater Chicago Armenian community joined together at the All Saints Armenian Church in Glenview, to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Beyond the Centennial in Metro Detroit

DETROIT, Mich.—On April 23, the Metro Detroit community came together to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.  The event was held at the Dearborn Performing Arts – Michael Guido Theater in Dearborn, Mich.  Around 600 people attended the event, which headlined guest [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Racine Armenians Commemorate 101st Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

RACINE, Wisc.—Racine Armenians held a series of events to commemorate the 101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Unexpectedly, the first event, an information session, was held on Sun., April 3, following the April1-2 Azeri offensive into Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh Republic/NKR). Armenian [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 1 Comment

Hovannisian Speaks at Cleveland Humanities Festival, Federal Building

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Richard Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus at UCLA, Chancellor’s Fellow at Chapman University, and Adjunct Professor of History at the University of Southern California as a consultant for the Shoah Foundation, was in Cleveland in April 4-6 for back-to-back events relating to [more...]

April 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Armenian Genocide Commemoration Events to Be Held in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Chicago Armenian community has organized a number of events, including a demonstration, a joint Liturgy, and a commemoration program at the Armenian Genocide Monument in Chicago on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. On Fri., April 22, a [more...]

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Markarian to Speak at Illinois Symposium on Armenian Cultural Heritage

Herand Markarian SKOKIE, Ill. (A.W.)—On Sun., April 3, Dr. Herand Markarian will join Dr. David Pettigrew and Dr. Michael D. Danti in a symposium at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie. Titled “The Forgotten Genocide: The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Armenia, [more...]

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

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