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Monday, 21 June 2010

AGBU SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT 20-YEAR-OLD ANOUSH NIKOGHOSYAN WINNER OF KÄRNTNER SPARKASSE PRESTIGEOUS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION

The most famous and influential figures from the world of classical music recently gathered in the Kärntner region of Austria for the annual Kärntner Sparkasse prestigious international violin competition, which took place from May 31 to June 6, 2010. 96 talented young violinists from 30 countries including Russia, France, USA, Germany, Italy, China, Austria, UK and Japan, participated in...

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Wednesday, 02 June 2010

AGBU EUROPE’S “GORIZ” PROGRAM IN ARMENIA “PRO-DEMOCRATIA: YOUTH SEMINAR FOR DEMOCRACY AND CIVIL SOCIETY REINFORCEMENT”

“Pro-Democratia: Youth Seminar for Democracy and Civil Society Reinforcement” took place in Yerevan on May 20-24 in the framework of AGBU Europe’s “Goriz” program. Funded by the “Youth in Action” program of the European Commission “Goriz” aims to develop new projects encouraging active participation of youth in civil society. Organized by AGBU France in partnership with AGBU...

 

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AGBU EUROPE’S EFFORTS TOWARDS THE ENGAGEMENT OF NKR IN EU INSTITUTIONS

AGBU Europe Chairman Alexis Govciyan elected member of the Ile de France regional council

Chairman of AGBU Europe Alexis Govciyan, AGBU Europe Board member responsible for relations with EU institutions Nicolas Tavitian, and AGBU Armenian Representation Director Ashot Ghazarian held a press conference on May 24 at the AGBU Armenian Representation in Yerevan. The press conference...

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Tuesday, 01 June 2010

2010 GRADUATES OF AGBU ALEX AND MARIE MANOOGIAN HIGH SCHOOL OF DETROIT IN ARMENIA

The final year students of the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s Alex and Marie Manoogian School of Detroit, headed by school principal Hosep Torossian, and teacher of Armenian language, literature and history Anahit Toumajian, visited Armenia on May 5-13. During their stay in Armenia the students visited Erebuni museum, Holy See of St. Etchmiadzin, Garni temple, Lake Sevan,...
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Monday, 31 May 2010

AGBU-AYA “KOMITAS” CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF ALEPPO ON TOUR IN ARMENIA

Armenian General Benevolent Union’s “Komitas” chamber orchestra of Aleppo was on tour in Armenia from May 3-10 at the invitation of “Fridtjof Nansen” fund of Armenia. The orchestra consists of young Aleppo-Armenian musicians aged 18-25. On May 4, the orchestra performed in the hall of the St. Gregory of Narek Church of Vanadzor. Bishop Sepouh Chouljian, Primate of the Diocese of...

 

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Monday, 17 May 2010

“RENAISSANCE” II INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL-CONTEST OF MUSICIAN-PERFORMERS DEDICATED TO THE 95TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

The Second “Renaissance” International Festival-Contest of musician-performers took place in Gyumri from May 5 to 13. It gathered a huge number of guests both from Armenia and abroad in the historic center of Gyumri. The opening ceremony of the festival took place on May 5 in the V. Atjemian Drama Theater of Gyumri. It started with the “Lord’s Prayer” performed by the Armenian...
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Thursday, 13 May 2010

4TH REPUBLICAN INTERSCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT FINALS

The final match of the AGBU-sponsored 4th republican interschool chess tournament was held on May 7, 2010, in the city of Kajaran in Armenia's Syunik region with three winning teams from Yerevan, two from Shirak, Lori and Syunik regions, and one from Artsakh and Javakhk and each of the other seven regions of Armenia. 

 

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Saturday, 08 May 2010

AMERICANS FOR ARTSAKH COMPLETES GOVERNMENT PUBLIC RELATIONS TRAINING IN STEPANAKERT

AGBU funds capacity-building for government in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. As part of its continuing series of AGBU-sponsored government training programs, Americans for Artsakh completed in April its fourth training session, for 12 government officials in the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh). Dr. Paul Dezendorf, a political scientist from Western Carolina University in Asheville...

 

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Friday, 30 April 2010

AGBU AND RA DIASPORA MINISTRY JOINTLY ORGANIZED THEATER PERFORMANCES ON THE OCCASION OF THE 95TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

From April 21-27, as part of the events dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, RA Diaspora Ministry and Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), with the financial assistance of AGBU, jointly organized four theater performances of Franz Werfel’s “40 days of Musa Dagh” (director Armen Elbakian) and Pertj Zeytountsian’s “All rise, the court is in session”...
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Friday, 23 April 2010

AGBU PRESENTS CERTIFICATES TO 23 BEST STUDENTS OF THE FRENCH UNIVERSITY IN ARMENIA

The official ceremony of granting certificates of excellence to the 23 best students of the French University in Armenia (UFAR) by the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) took place at the “Henry Cuny” Hall of the French University on April 5. This year the total amount of AGBU’s financial support to the University has made 30,000 USD. AGBU and UFAR have been cooperating in a... 
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