AGBU AND ARMENIAN LITERATURE

From the very first days of its establishment, the Armenian General Benevolent Union, considering Armenian writing and literature to be a high priority, has provided direct support to Western Armenian and Diaspora Armenian literature. Through AGBU sponsorship, many works of literature have been published by Diaspora Armenian authors. Diaspora Armenian educators and writers have enjoyed constant support by the Union. Today, pieces on literary knowledge and Armenian studies continue to be published through the foundations established...

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MAY 28: THE UNCHARTED COURSE TOWARD INDEPENDENCE

The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenia and the American University of Armenia (AUA) are co-hosting a lecture series dedicated to the centenary of the First Armenian Republic.
May 28 has become the symbol of resurrected Armenian statehood after centuries of foreign dominion. As it happened, Armenian independence in 1918 may have developed into a virtue born out of sheer necessity. 

This initial lecture and discussion focuses on the conditions during World War I which made the road to independence extremely treacherous and the challenges facing the desperate Armenian leadership seemingly insurmountable. But somehow the Republic managed to survive until the end of the war when strong rays of hope spread over the slopes of Mount Ararat. More here.

Monday, April 16, 18:30-20:00
AUA, Paramaz Avedisian Building, Manoogian Hall (40 Marshal Baghramyan str.)

Free entrance.

ANPO NEW CAMERATA: EVENING WITH TIGRAN MANSURIAN

AGBU Armenia cordially invites you to Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra's (ANPO) New Camerata’s concert dedicated to RA Meritorious Artist and composer Tigran Mansurian.

Performers:
Anna Margaryan, violin
Ivetta Korkina, violin
Gor Hovhannisyan, viola
Mikayel Navasardyan, cello
Armine Petrosyan, cello
Naira Israelyan, piano

Program:
Franz Schubert
Tigran Mansurian
Gor Hovhannisyan

Special guest of the evening is Tigran Mansurian.

Tuesday, April 10, 19:00
AGBU Armenia Hall (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.)

Entrance by registration only here.

FORMULA FOR SUCCESS. PATRICK DERHAM

AGBU Armenia jointly with Ayb Educational Foundation, Skill, invites you to an open talk with Patrick Derham, Head Master of the top rated school in the UK and arguably the world.

Westminster School is dating back to the 12th century and is today at the cutting edge of the finest teaching and developing the finest minds. Mr. Derham is a fantastic speaker with an extraordinary and exciting life track.

Topic: “What gets me out of bed in the morning”
Language: English (no translation provided)
Format: 40 min. of talk + 20 min of Q&A
Registration: 18:10

Friday, April 6, 18:30
AGBU Armenia Hall (2/2 Melik-Adamyan str.)

CLASSIC FRENCH CINEMA: L'HOMME DE RIO

As part of the Year of Francophonie in Armenia, AGBU Armenia, in partnership with Alliance Française d'Arménie, AFG Film Club and INSTITUT FRANÇAIS, continue the Classic French Cinema series.

THAT MAN FROM RIO (France, 1964, 112 min)
Dir.: Philippe de Broca
Starring: Jean Paul Belmondo, Françoise Dorléac, Jean Servais

Original version (French) with English subtitles.

Thursday, April 5, 19:00
AGBU Armenia (2/2 Melik-Adamyan)

Free admission.

 
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