Istanbul Street May Soon be Renamed in Honor of Hrant Dink

ISTANBUL—Istanbul’s Şişli district municipal council has decided to rename a street in honor of slain Armenian editor and journalist, Hrant Dink. Hrant Dink was assassinated in Istanbul around 12:00 GMT on Jan.19, 2007, as he returned to the offices of Agos (Photo: Rupen Janbazian) According [more...]

March 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

How I Am an Armenian Farmer and Not Just Armenian and a Farmer

Special to the Armenian Weekly Sopie Vranian (Photo: Nina Baghdasaryan) I grew up knowing I was Armenian, but outside of eating pilaf and the I-A-N at the end of my last name, being Armenian did not influence my life in any major way. I went to school, university, and traveled around the world, not [more...]

March 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

ARF Editors, Media Representatives Hold Three-Day Conference in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) held a three-day media conference in Yerevan on March 10-12. More than 40 editors and representatives of various ARF publications and media outlets from over 12 countries—including the editors of the ARF Eastern U.S. publications the [more...]

March 14, 2018 // 1 Comment

Armenian Heritage Cruise 2018 Sails the Seas, Armenian Style

The 21st Armenian Heritage Cruise sailed from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Jan. 20-28, on Royal Caribbean’s premiere ship, the gorgeous Freedom of the Seas. The Akh’Tamar Dance Ensemble from New Jersey dazzles the audience (Photo: ACAA) Armenians from around the world including Argentina, [more...]

March 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

ANCA Welcomes March 19th TIFA Council Meeting in D.C.

WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), which spearheaded a decade-long Armenian American advocacy campaign leading up to the 2015 signing of the U.S.-Armenia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), welcomes the upcoming March 19th meeting in Washington, D.C. of the [more...]

March 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

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