Heritage Cruise 2011: Cruising Armenian Style

The Armenian Heritage Cruise (AHC) XIV, sponsored by the Armenian Cultural Association of America Inc. (ACAA), set sail from Miami, Fla., on Jan. 21 for a seven-day Caribbean cruise. Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, more than 1,100 Armenians boarded the beautiful Costa Cruise Line’s [more...]

February 23, 2011 // 2 Comments

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Sassounian on the Hye Seas with Armenian Heritage Cruise XIV

By Maria Tavitian Organizers of the Armenian Heritage Cruise recently announced that Harut Sassounian, a well-known Armenian American journalist and political commentator, and a leader in humanitarian causes, will join them in the January 2011 Cruise XIV. “We are proud and honored to have [more...]

July 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

Southern Florida Celebrates ARS Centennial

On Sat., May 15, Armenian Americans living in southern Florida gathered in the Armenian Center’s beautifully decorated hall to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS), with the participation of the local ARF and Homenetmen chapters. A scene from the celebration. On [more...]

July 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Panosian to Attend American Legion Boys Nation Program

SCOTTSDALE, Az.—Tro Panosian, a 17-year-old high school student from Scottsdale, was recently selected to attend the prestigious American Legion Boys Nation Program in Washington, D.C. from July 23-31. Panosian is one of 98 students in the country to attend the program. American leaders such as [more...]

July 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

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Orlando Community Celebrates Consecration of New Church

The consecration of Orlando’s new Soorp Haroutiun Armenian Church this month closed one chapter in a community’s longstanding building project—an initiative launched in central Florida by a small but determined mission parish two-and-a-half decades ago—and opened a new chapter involving the [more...]

June 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

An Interview with Producer Bared Maronian

Florida-based Bared Maronian is an Emmy Award-winning producer. His latest film, “Orphans of the Genocide,” is a documentary dedicated to the more than 150,000 Armenian orphans of the genocide. The inspiration for his story was a recent article written by award-winning journalist Robert Fisk of [more...]

June 19, 2010 // 4 Comments

Ohanian Delivers Keynote at Houston Genocide Commemoration

HOUSTON, Texas—On Sun., April 25, the Saint Kevork Armenian Church of Houston hosted a community commemoration of the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The event, which drew over 100 members of the parish community, took place at Tcholakian Hall following a brief Requiem Service for the [more...]

May 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Watch It… You Don’t Know Jack

“You Don’t Know Jack,” a film by Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson based on the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, will air on HBO on April 24. Pacino greets Kevorkian at the movie premiere in New York on April 15. (AP photo by Evan Agostini) The film stars [more...]

April 22, 2010 // 7 Comments

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Comments from a few pleased passengers

“This is the second time I have been on the Armenian Heritage Cruise and I have already booked for next year. I am able to speak my beautiful Armenian language without anyone wondering what language I am speaking. This cruise gave me the opportunity to listen to songs sung by professional [more...]

February 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Cruising Armenian Style

The Armenian Heritage Cruise XII The Armenian Heritage Cruise XII, sponsored by the Armenian Cultural Association of America, Inc. (ACAA), sailed from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. on Sun., July 11 for a week long cruise. Neither rain nor sleet nor snow stopped nearly 1,800 Armenians from boarding the Costa [more...]

February 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

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