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Over $33,000 Raised for ARS Stepanakert Soseh Kindergarten

BURBANK, Calif.—Members and supporters of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) gathered at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marashlian on June 4 for a fundraising luncheon which raised over $33,000 to benefit the ARS Stepanakert Soseh Kindergarten and the purchase of a number of [more...]

June 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Bureau Chair Visits Aleppo, Meets with Organization Representatives

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)— Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau chairperson Hrant Markarian met with the representatives of various Aleppo-Armenian organizations during his recent visit to the city, reported Aleppo-based Armenian news outlet Kantsasar. A scene from the meeting (Photo: [more...]

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Journalist Liana Aghajanian Delivers Keynote at ARS Detroit Event

DETROIT, Mich.—The hall was filled with the music of violinist Harry Hovakimian as guests enjoyed an Italian feast prepared Krista Tossounian at the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Detroit “Sybille” chapter’s annual Mother’s Day celebration. The event, which brought together friends and [more...]

June 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

Aghjayan to Lead Armenian Genealogy Workshops at NAASR

BELMONT, Mass.—Researcher George Aghjayan will lead a series of genealogy workshops beginning on, June 22, at 7 p.m., at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Center, 395 Concord Ave., Belmont, Mass. 02478.  Subsequent meetings on Thursdays June 29, July 13, and July [more...]

June 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Cultural Foundation Launches Classical Music Series

The Armenian Cultural Foundation of Arlington, Mass. ARLINGTON, Mass.—In pursuant of its mission, to sponsor programs in the arts and humanities for the advancement of culture in general, and the Armenian culture in particular, the Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) recently announced the [more...]

June 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Remembering Bash Aparan and Building a Green Sustainable Armenia

  WOBURN, Mass.—Last month Armenian communities around the world commemorated the 99th anniversary of the battle of Bash Aparan. On May 21, 1918, an Ottoman Turkish division attacked Armenian forces at Bash Aparan, with the intent of pushing towards Yerevan. After three days of fierce [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

ONEArmenia Launches Project to Support Local Grape Farmers

  YEREVAN—Wine has been produced in Armenia for millennia, as evidenced by one extraordinary cave nestled alongside the Arpa river running through Vayots Dzor Province. In recent years, the industry has flourished and Armenian wines have gained international recognition. However, the average [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Meetings in Philadelphia Reaffirm Hamazkayin Mission

Five New Members Join Chapter PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—A gathering took place in Philadelphia that focused on the present activities and future trajectory of the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society in the area. Upon the invitation of the Philadelphia Hamazkayin Executive Committee, [more...]

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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