THE ARMENIAN GENERAL BENEVOLENT UNION HOSTED ITS 88TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN YEREVAN (VIDEO MATERIAL)

On April 4, 2015, more than 200 delegates of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) participated in the 88th General Assembly which took place at the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts (Matenadaran) in Yerevan, Armenia. The event gave the delegates the opportunity to reassert their commitment to strengthening relations between Armenia and the Diaspora, as well as rediscover Armenia’s cultural treasures and its potential for development. “Investment in the new generation remains one of AGBU’s greatest priorities. The growth of the scholarship program for...

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“ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: 100 YEARS OF MEMORY” AGBU FRANCE PRESENTS A CONCERT DEDICATED TO THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

A unique concert initiated by AGBU France Chapter will take place at Chatelet Thetaer, Paris on April 21. The concert dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide is held under the high patronage of the President of France Francois Hollande. The concert program will feature pieces by Armenian composers including Komitas and Aram Khachaturyan and Michel Petrossian. For the first time the concert will feature the “Armenian World Orchestra” conducted by famous Alain Altinoglu...

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THE CANONIZATION OF THE MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE AT THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

ETCHMIADZIN – On April 23, the Armenian Church will canonize the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The service will be led and presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians, and Aram I, Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia. The canonization marks a major event in the history of the Armenian nation, as no elevation to sainthood has taken place in the Armenian Apostolic Church for over 400 years. The ceremony will be broadcast live in...

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AVC FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT DR. YERVANT ZORIAN’S VISIT TO DUBLIN, IRELAND

The AGBU Armenian Virtual College (AVC) continues to actively expand its geographic boundaries; this time hosting AVC was the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin. On March 20, 2015 the AVC Founder & President Dr. Yervant Zorian visited Dublin and within his one-day stay he met with the Armenian community of Ireland. He gave a public lecture to the Armenian audience in Dublin...

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“ALEPPO: TROUBLESOME DAYS” (VIDEO MATERIAL)

As part of the events marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a three-day exhibition, entitled Aleppo: Troublesome Days of AGBU Aleppo’s Martiros Saryan Academy’s students’ paintings opened at the museum of children’s creations of the National Center of Aesthetics in Yerevan on February 18th. The exhibition was dedicated to the 60thanniversary of the foundation of the Academy. The exhibition was organized with the support of the RA Ministry of Diaspora, the Armenian General Benevolent Union...

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