Special Reports

Hidden Armenian and Greek Celebrities in Turkish Cinema

Special for the Armenian Weekly Being a celebrity is often associated with having a certain lifestyle. Fame often brings fortune, privileges, and opportunities—whether they are career-related or not. Celebrities are thought to have an “easier” life, in which they get special treatment [more...]

April 20, 2017 // 7 Comments

Speaking to the Voters: Breaking the ‘Day of Silence’

The Armenian Weekly Speaks to the Citizens on the Streets of Yerevan a Day Ahead of the 2017 Parliamentary Elections YEREVAN (A.W.)—In Armenia, the day before the any election is known as the “day of silence.” Participating political parties and blocs are not allowed to campaign in any way. [more...]

April 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

100 Years of the Armenian Missionary Association of America

100th Anniversary of AMAA to be Celebrated On East And West Coasts PARAMUS, N.J.—The Centennial of any organization is an event of great pride and celebration. For the Armenian Missionary Association of America (AMAA), it is even more reason to continue its successful, century hammered programs [more...]

April 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

Innovations in Education: Breaking Borders and Boundaries in Dilijan

UWC Dilijan Encourages Students to Challenge Themselves and the Conventional By Paula Der Matoian Close your eyes. Imagine that summer camp never ended. Imagine going to school in a place nestled in rolling hills among trees, breathing in crisp fresh air. Imagine you are among students and teachers [more...]

March 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARS YCP 2017: Armenian Youth Build Bridges at Columbia University

ARS of Eastern USA Youth Connect Program Takes Place on March 4 NEW YORK (A.W.)—On March 4, nearly 100 college-aged Armenian youth from across the U.S. and Canada braced subzero temperatures together at Columbia University for a full day of discussion, resource-sharing, and networking. The [more...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Elections in Armenia: The Missing Ideological Battle

Setting Apart the Change Makers from the Pretenders Special for the Armenian Weekly We are less than one month out from the all-important National Assembly elections in Armenia, and with nine political parties and blocs confirmed as participants, the battle lines have been drawn. However as we take [more...]

March 10, 2017 // 11 Comments

Turkey: Historic Armenian Church in Kayseri to be Turned into a Library

The Turkish newspaper Hurriyet recently reported that the historic Surp Asdvadzadzin (Mother Mary/Meryem Ana) Armenian church in the city of Kayseri will be turned into a library and “book café.” According to the report, the project has a budget of six-million Turkish liras. The exterior [more...]

March 6, 2017 // 3 Comments

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