AHC XIX 2016 Welcomes Knights and Daughters of Vartan

The 2016 Armenian Heritage Cruise will feature a presentation by the Knights and Daughters of Vartan on the impact the organization is having in the homeland and the diaspora—and how others can get involved. The presenters will include Robert Barsam, past grand commander of the Knights of Vartan, [more...]

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Armenian-Americans from all across the state of Georgia gather at the state capitol building to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Georgia State Capitol

State and Local Officials Issue Proclamations Honoring Victims and Survivors of Armenian Genocide ATLANTA, Ga.—In what is now an annual remembrance ceremony, Armenian Americans, friends of the community, and elected officials from across Georgia came together at the State Capitol on April 24 to [more...]

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

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

Armenian Genocide Centennial Events Abound in South Florida

Months of Educational and Cultural Activities Planned BOCA RATON, Fla.—In February 2014, Armenian Genocide Commemoration, Inc. was formed to oversee Centennial activities in South Florida, with involvement from St. David Armenian Church in Boca Raton, St. Mary Armenian Church in Hollywood, and [more...]

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Texas State Capitol building (Photo: Daniel Mayer/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Armenian Genocide Centennial Peace March to Be Held in Texas

Armenians from across Texas to Gather at State Capitol for Commemoration on April 18 Khatchig Mouradian, Emily Sample to Deliver Remarks AUSTIN, Texas—The Austin Peace March and Rally, organized by Texas Armenians on the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, recently announced the keynote [more...]

April 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Der Matossian to Speak at Centennial Event at Emory University

ATLANA, Ga.—On April 15 Emory University will host a talk titled, “The Armenian Genocide and Historiography on the Eve of the Centennial:  From Continuity to Contingency.” The keynote lecture will be given by Bedross Der Matossian, Assistant Professor of Modern Middle East History at the [more...]

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Aboard the Armenian Cruise

Aboard the Armenian Heritage Cruise

By Ara Yeretsian The Armenian Heritage Cruise (AHC) did it again! From Jan. 17-24, nearly 1,000 Armenians enjoyed 7 days of 24-carat fun on board the MSC Divina. The amenities were excellent; the food great; and the entertainment truly superlative. The weather was also perfect, the sea calm, and [more...]

February 23, 2015 // 4 Comments

Sayat Nova Dance Company dancers backstage at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton

Sayat Nova Brings Armenian History and Culture to Life in South Florida

By Mercedes Gechidjian BOCA RATON, Fla.—What does it mean to be an Armenian? What have the Armenian people been through over the past 3,000 years? How have we flourished as a people and as a nation? These are some of the questions that the Sayat Nova Dance Company (SNDC) of Boston’s [more...]

February 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mark Krikorian

Florida State Coach Mark Krikorian Wins Third National Title

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Add the name to the venerable list of prominent Armenian-American coaches who have made an imprint on the national scene. He’s Mark Krikorian and he just coached Florida State University to its first-ever NCAA Division 1 women’s soccer championship. Mark Krikorian Krikorian [more...]

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments


Genocide Centennial Event to Take Place in South Florida

Sayat Nova Dance Company of Boston to Perform at FAU on Jan. 24 BOCA RATON, Fla.—The first official event in the United States marking the 100th commemoration of the Armenian Genocide will be held at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on the evening of Sat., Jan. 24, when the local non-profit [more...]

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

'Orphans of the Genocide'

‘Orphans of the Genocide’ Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

COCONUT GROVE, Fla.—Armenoid Productions, a documentary film production company made up of dedicated storytellers of concealed history, recently announced that Bared Maronian’s documentary “Orphans of The Genocide” has been nominated for a 2014 Regional Emmy Award by the National Academy [more...]

October 31, 2014 // 1 Comment

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