Peter Guekguezian: Armenian Jeopardy! Champion and Champion of Languages

Special for the Armenian Weekly “On June 17, 1929, this airline’s first passenger flight left Dallas, making stops at Shreveport, Monroe, and Jackson. Thirty seconds, good luck,” says Jeopardy! host, Alex Trebek. Then the music starts: that ubiquitous tune signaling impatience, waiting and [more...]

July 12, 2017 // 4 Comments

Imagine the Nation: Enhancing Diasporan Engagement with Armenia  

  WATERTOWN, Mass (A.W.)—Cambridge-based Armenian-American entrepreneur Noubar Afeyan has been involved in Armenia’s development for some time now. From the Armenia 2020 initiative, to the formation of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, to the Tatev Revival Project, and [more...]

May 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Nor Zartonk on Camp Armen: ‘These Properties Belong to All of Us’

Nor Zartonk Spokesperson Norayr Olgar Speaks to the Armenian Weekly ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—After the news broke that Camp Armen, the former Armenian summer camp located in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, would be rebuilt into a social and cultural center, the Nor Zartonk movement—the group [more...]

May 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Getting to Know Michael He: The ‘Armenia Enthusiast’

  Special for the Armenian Weekly It all began with a tour guide video of Yerevan. Michael He wanted to show his friends and family back home in Atlanta, Ga. the country in which he was living as an intern. It all began with a tour guide video of Yerevan… He had no prior knowledge about [more...]

April 28, 2017 // 13 Comments

Meet Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan, the Man Defending Human Rights in Artsakh

The Armenian Weekly’s Exclusive Interview with Artsakh Ombudsman Ruben Melikyan On March 9, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) Ruben Melikyan met with the editors and staff of the Hairenik Weekly and Armenian Weekly newspapers, as a part of his tour of the Eastern [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

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