“DISCOVER ARMENIA”: THE SECRET OF BEING ARMENIAN AND A HUMAN

- Happy birthday to You, happy birthday dear Chake!
The morning starts cheerfully at AGBU Vahe Karapetyan Center. The participants of AGBU Discover Armenia program are getting ready for a trip to Haghartsin. It will be the most memorable birthday for Chake: “To start with, I am in my Homeland; and second, I will be celebrating my birthday with so many Armenian friends. I couldn’t wish for better.” The Canadian-Armenian girl receives birthday wishes and makes an important promise publicly...

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“MUSICAL ARMENIA”: GET INSPIRED, MAKE IT YOUR OWN! (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Some people say that music makes the world go round; they say that music is to the soul what words are to the mind… A vibrant energy filled the air of the backstage at the AGBU Hall. Friendly atmosphere, amicable conversations…
Let me see... Much better now!
Narine and Ani were talking vivaciously, inspiring one another, and helping another participant to tidy up stage costumes: “Everything is just marvellous”...

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12TH SEASON OF AGBU’S DISCOVER ARMENIA PROGRAM WELCOMES 50 PARTICIPANTS FROM 8 COUNTRIES (VIDEO MATERIAL)

The best way to discover Armenia in all its glory, its everyday life and traditions is, perhaps, participating in the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) various summer youth programs, one of which is simply called “Discover Armenia”. This year 50 young men and women participated in the 12th Discover Armenia (DA) Youth Program from the USA, France, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Canada, Dominican Republic and Turkey. As part of the three-week program, participants stayed at the newly-opened AGBU Vahe Karapetian Center. The AGBU Discover Armenia...

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SIX WEEKS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND HERITAGE REDISCOVERY (VIDEO MATERIAL)

“This is the 9th year of the AGBU Yerevan Summer Intern Program (YSIP). The program allows the participants to see the real Armenia, its traditions and culture and everyday life. During the 6 weeks, we travel around the country, visit orphanages, take Armenian Language and traditional dance classes, prepare Armenian traditional dishes, as well as visit Artaskh. Sightseeing and cultural trips are certainly an inseparable part of the program. The schedule of the program is rather full and we spare neither effort nor expense to allow for our students to get to know Armenia...

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AGBU MUSICAL ARMENIA PROGRAM NOW INCLUDES NON-ARMENIAN STUDENTS (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Yukinori Kinoshita, a young Japanese pianist, studying in the United States, had learnt about the legacy of Komitas only three months before deciding to visit the Master’s homeland. Following extensive research he realized that the best way to discover Armenia and Armenian culture for a beginner musician was to participate in the AGBU’s Musical Armenia Program (MAP). He registered immediately and together with the other nine participants of this year’s Musical Armenia program arrived in Yerevan in June, thus breaking with tradition...

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