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Tuesday, 15 November 2011

“ARMENIACA”DATABASE DEDICATED TO ARMENIAN MONUMENTAL HERITAGE

October 13th, marked the launch of “Armeniaca” program - a database dedicated to the Armenian monumental heritage. The official opening ceremony took place at Yerevan’s “TUMO” Center for Creative Technologies with the participation of RA Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan, Chairman of AGBU Europe Alexis Govciyan, AGBU Central Board members Vasken Yacoubian and ...
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Monday, 14 November 2011

20 YEARS OF ADVANCEMENT American University of Armenia launches a week-long celebration of education

On September 27th, the American University of Armenia (AUA) officially launched its week-long Celebration of Education at a press conference held at Tesaket Press Club. In a brief statement, AUA Founding President Mihran Agbabian recalled the early events and discussions leading to the founding of AUA in 1991.
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“GILGAMESH” PRESENTED TO THE ARMENIAN AUDIENCE

After an extensive tour of Dubai, Beirut, Damascus, New York and Los Angeles and many others, the Yerevan premier of “Gilgamesh” project took place at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art (NPAK) on October 19th. The Armenian audience was given the opportunity to enjoy the unique combination of music and illustration thanks to the Armenian General Benevolent Union, in particular AGBU Central Board member Vasken Yacoubian.
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Sunday, 13 November 2011

AGBU CENTRAL BOARD MEMBERS SINAN SINANIAN AND SAM SIMONIAN AWARDED ANANIA SHIRAKATSI MEDAL

By the decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the independence of Armenia, members of the AGBU Central Board of Directors - AGBU Vice President Sinan Sinanian and AGBU Treasurer Sam Simonian - have been awarded the distinguished Anania Shirakatsi Medal for their substantial contribution to the preservation of the Armenian identity...
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AGBU EUROPE CHAIRMAN ALEXIS GOVCIYAN AND AGBU EGYPT DISTRICT COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN BERDJ TERZIAN AWARDED MKHITAR GOSH MEDAL

By the decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the independence of Armenia, Alexis Govciyan, AGBU Europe Chairman and Chairman of Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France, and Berdj Terzian, Chairman of AGBU...
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Saturday, 12 November 2011

AGBU DELEGATION PARTICIPATED IN THE PAN-ARMENIAN CONFERENCE OF LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF DIASPORA ORGANIZATIONS

The pan-Armenian conference of leaders and representatives of Diaspora organizations dedicated to the 20th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Armenia took place on September 19-20 at Karen Demirchian Sports and Concert Complex. The official opening ceremony of the conference was attended...
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AGBU AVC PARTICIPATES IN EDUCATION FORUMS AND EXPOS

On September 19th, “Fruitful Armenia” 7th International Conference was held in Armenia Marriott Hotel with the participation of renowned scholars and experts of the fields of education and agriculture from more than 30 countries. As a leading representative of the Education sector, AGBU Armenian Virtual College was among the participants...
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Friday, 28 October 2011

NEW YORK DINNER HONORS 60TH BIRTHDAY OF CATHOLICOS KAREKIN II

On Wednesday, October 12, 2011, a group of friends and benefactors of Holy Etchmiadzin gathered at a dinner hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Nazar and Artemis Nazarian in honor of His Holiness Karekin II's 60th birthday. The event was held at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club and was attended by 60 people in an atmosphere of warm friendship and cordiality. Berge Setrakian, president of AGBU, acting as the...
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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

ARMENIAN PRESIDENT BESTOWS ORDER OF HONOR ON AGBU PRESIDENT DURING 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS IN NEW YORK

On Friday, September 23, 2011, Armenian President Serge Sargsyan awarded AGBU president Berge Setrakian with the Order of Honor for his significant contributions to the Republic of Armenia. The honor, one of the highest bestowed by the Republic of Armenia, was awarded during the 20th Anniversary...
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Friday, 09 September 2011

AGBU AVC OPENS NEW LABS IN ROSTOV AND TBILISI

Dr. Yervand Zorian’s promises of expanding the activities of the Armenian Virtual College did not keep us waiting too long. On September 28th, the AGBU AVC opened a new office – an AVC Lab - in the Armenian Community Center of Rostov-on-Don, Russia, with a distinct goal to contribute to the preservation of Armenian identity...
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