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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SHOUSHI'S ANTHEM, THE SYMBOL OF LIBERATED SHOUSHI'S PROGRESS AND RISE

In Armenia, Artsakh and the diaspora, May, the month of victories, was bursting with the events of the 25th anniversary of Shoushi’s liberation. One of the most grandiose of those events was the premiere of the video clip, featuring a live performance of Shoushi’s Anthem, which many Armenians around the globe were able to see...

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PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

It was the 24th of April. The human river was flowing towards the Genocide Memorial at Tsitsernakaberd. They were pilgrims who came to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1915. They were not in black, they were not mourning, they lined up to lay flowers at the eternal flame with the promise and a determination to remember and demand...

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“EDUCATION IS A TREASURE, THE GREATEST WEAPON FOR A WOMAN” STATES HASMIK KHACHATRYAN, WHO WAS ABLE TO SAY NO TO VIOLENCE (VIDEO MATERIAL)

One night three years ago after hard beating, Hasmik Khatchatryan gathered her courage and ran away from home to save her life and stand up for her rights. A mother of two, Hasmik was married for nine years and was subjected to domestic violence by her husband throughout the entire period. Hasmik found care and support at the Women’s Support Center in Yerevan who helped her through her hospitalized treatments, divorce trials, and departure from native village, Gandzak in Gegharkunik Marz...

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LITERARY EVENING WITH PARTICIPATION OF CONTEMPORARY ARMENIAN WRITERS

In a time of rapid scientific progress, untamed disastrous wars, and a world dehumanized by terror and violence, it is gratifying to witness that human values, culture, art, literature and music are not sacrificed. The beauty and the kind might step back sometimes but the bad and the ugly will never win, as long as the writer and the artist continue creating....

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