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Letter to Yerevan (Part VIII)

Letter to Yerevan (Part VIII) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem Tught ar Yerevan (Letter to Yerevan) Do you recall, Abov? There was a rout elsewhere And petrified panic of disintegration; A riotous retreat, like a spooked [more...]

January 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Book Review: ‘Questions and Answers’ by Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian

Questions and Answers By Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian Armenian Heritage Committee 160 pp. Hardcover. Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian Reviewed by Rev. Dr. Peter B. Doghramji Rev. Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian is a well-known, prolific writer. Questions and Answers is his 40th volume, which, unlike all others, [more...]

January 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Charents: For the New Year

Charents (Photo: Ofelia-1990) I am entering a New Year—but for what new thing Is my sad heart yearning? …An enormous wheel, In spite of my or your wishes, oh, Leader— Keeps turning round—forever and ever… And its turns shall be endless… it is all preset— No more yearning, no more [more...]

December 31, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hovannisian’s Kharpert Volume Published in Turkish

Istanbul’s Aras Publishers recently announced the publication of Harput (Photo: Aras) ISTANBUL—Istanbul’s Aras Publishers recently announced the publication of Harput, the third volume in Turkish translation from the UCLA Conference series on Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces, organized [more...]

December 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Young Filmmakers in Vanadzor Ask, ‘Where Are We Going?’

A still from the film “Where Are We Going?” by Grigor Poghosyan, where the main character, Aren Voskanyan, discusses hardships young artists face in Vanadzor with filmmaker and musician, Erik Khanoyan. Special to the Armenian Weekly Grigor Poghosyan, a 21-year-old filmmaker from [more...]

November 17, 2017 // 5 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part VII)

Letter to Yerevan (Part VII) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem “Tught ar Yerevan” (Letter to Yerevan) Hopes blossomed… a sliver of azure… Hoff and Westeneng… Reforms… A tiny bit of blue— A dusty [more...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Poem: The Last Day in May

(Photo: Annie Spratt)   The Last Day in May It is the last day in May And the peonies and roses Are in bloom, releasing Heady fragrances Into the warm, balmy breeze. The dandelions have retreated And wild violets, along with Patches of clover, Have taken their place. Ants are scurrying about [more...]

November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Short Story: Flying across Oceans

  Special to the Armenian Weekly The Cranes had tried, several times, to bring new life into the world, but failed. Mrs. Crane suggested that perhaps Mr. Crane leave her and try his luck with another willing female. “I know having children is important to you, I don’t want you to resent [more...]

November 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

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