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In Appreciation of Boston’s Armenian Heritage Park

By Steven Vilkas The Japanese have the word komorebi, which roughly translates to the sunlight filtering through the trees. The beauty of this sight was all around us at the last “Tea and Tranquility” event put on by the founders, friends, and supporters of the Armenian Heritage Park [more...]

August 24, 2017 // 1 Comment

ARS of Eastern U.S. Continues to Support AYF Camp Haiastan

WATERTOWN, Mass.—It is no secret that the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) has and always will support the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Camp Haiastan in its endeavors. The fact is that the ARS has been involved in the camp from its inception. Many ARS members were past campers or counselors at [more...]

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

New Hamazkayin Chapter Established in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass.—Members of the Worcester Armenian community recently came together to establish the Worcester chapter of the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society. The chapter’s founding meeting was held at the Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, on June 14. Members of the [more...]

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

NAASR/Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series to Feature Dr. Henry Theriault

‘Setting the Agenda: Genocide Studies Today and the Place of the Armenian Genocide’ The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)/Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Lecture Series on Contemporary Armenian Issues will present “Setting the Agenda: Genocide Studies Today and the [more...]

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

The 27th Eastern U.S. Navasartian Games Take Place in Providence

Both Triumph and Tragedy Leave Their Mark on the Weekend By Sylvahna Menissian The Providence Homenetmen chapter hosted the 27th Annual Homenetmen Eastern United States Navasartian Games on the Fourth of July weekend (July 1-4) with a fully booked hotel, sold-out dances, and over 450 competing [more...]

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

NAASR and the Knights of Vartan Award Grants to Scholars

BELMONT, Mass.—In the first six months of 2017, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) and the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies (FAS) have awarded 20 grants to scholars from around the world. The impressive list of awardees demonstrates the tremendous [more...]

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian-American David Tikoian Named North Providence Police Chief

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (The Valley Breeze)—North Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi has chosen retired Rhode Island State Police Major David Tikoian as the town’s new police chief. Tikoian replaces embattled Acting Chief Chris Pelagio, who is currently out on suspension. David Tikoian (Photo: [more...]

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Musaner to Perform at Watertown’s ACEC Tomorrow Evening

The Second Installment of ‘Jazz in the Courtyard’ to Take Place on Aug. 4, at 7:30 p.m. WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—The second installment of the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center’s and Hamazkayin Boston’s summer jazz concert series, “Jazz in the Courtyard,” will feature the [more...]

August 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

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