ANCA-ER to Bestow Congresswoman Niki Tsongas with 2017 Freedom Award

WATERTOWN, Mass.—Representative Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.-3), together with Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, will receive the 2017 Armenian National Committee of America—Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) Freedom Award—the organization’s highest honor given to individuals who have made extraordinary [more...]

November 17, 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

The Future Shines Bright for the Homenetmen Eastern U.S. Region

MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States held its 41st Convention and the 40th Anniversary Banquet the weekend of Nov. 3-5 at the Sheraton Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. The participants of the 41st Convention of the Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States (Photo: [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Sonentz: In Memory of General Dro

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—On the eve of Veteran’s Day, the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and the Kanayan family hosted a special dinner in Watertown, honoring Armenian hero General Drastamat “Dro” Kanayan, who led the triumphant Armenian forces at the Battle of Bash Aparan in May 1918. In 2000, [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 7 Comments

ARF Representatives from the Americas, Australia Meet in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES (A.W.)—The Rayonakan (Inter-Regional) meeting of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) bodies of the Americas and Australia took place in Buenos Aires, Nov. 11-12, under the auspices of the ARF Bureau. Participants of the Rayonakan (Inter-Regional) meeting of the ARF bodies of [more...]

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Senator Ed Markey to Receive 2017 ANCA-ER Freedom Award

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian National Committee of America—Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) will be honoring United States Senator Hon. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) with its highest honor, the prestigious Freedom Award, at its Dec. 2 gala dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Artsakh Liberation Movement. [more...]

November 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Pursuit of Reparations

Special to the Armenian Weekly The Armenian Weekly recently hosted an event, “The Universality of Translating Reparations for Mass Violence,” featuring Dr. Henry Theriault and Alejandra Patricia Karamanian. During his remarks, Dr. Theriault made a brief yet striking statement that deserves to [more...]

November 13, 2017 // 7 Comments

The Armenian Weekly 2017 AYF Olympics Special Issue Now Available Online

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—The editorial board of the Armenian Weekly is pleased to announce the online release of the Armenian Weekly 2017 AYF Olympics Special Issue. The issue, which is dedicated to the memory of longtime AYF Olympics Special Issue editor Tom Vartabedian, was published last month [more...]

November 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

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