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Thursday, 02 June 2011

AGBU CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT OF THE “RENAISSANCE” INTERNATIONAL CONTEST-FESTIVAL OF MUSICIAN-PERFORMERS

On May 5-13th, the Vartan Atjemian Drama Theater of Gyumri hosted the “Renaissance” 3rd International Contest-Festival of Musician-Performers held under the high patronage of the First Lady of the Republic of Armenia Mrs. Rita Sargsyan. The organizers of the festival-contest are RA Culture Ministry, RA Diaspora Ministry, “Pyunik” All-Armenian Fund...
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Wednesday, 01 June 2011

HE FINAL ROUND OF THE AGBU-FUNDED 5TH REPUBLICAN INTERSCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT HELD IN DILIJAN AGBU awarded netbooks to the winners

The final round of the AGBU-sponsored 5th Republican Interschool Chess Tournament was held on May 6-8th, 2011, in the city of Dilijan in Armenia's Tavush region with three winning teams from Yerevan, two from Shirak, Lori and Tavush regions, and one from Artsakh, Javakhk and each of the other seven regions...
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Wednesday, 04 May 2011

AGBU MONTEVIDEO “GROONG” CHOIR’S “TO THE HOMELAND” CONCERTS IN YEREVAN AND GYUMRI

Upon the initiative of the Diaspora Ministry of the Republic of Armenia and Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), “Groong” choir of AGBU Montevideo, Uruguay, gave two unforgettable concerts in Armenia, as the start of the series of concerts dedicated to the 20th anniversary of...
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Friday, 01 April 2011

THE THIRD ROUND OF THE 5TH REPUBLICAN INTERSCHOOL CHESS OLYMPIAD KICKED OFF

The 5th Republican Interschool Chess Olympiad is currently underway and for the fourth consecutive year the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is sponsoring the Championship. This project is the initiative of the Armenian Chess Federation under the auspices of the Republic of Armenia's Ministry of Education and Science.  
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Thursday, 10 March 2011

AGBU AND HOLY SEE CHILDREN’S CENTERS ANTICIPATED GUESTS AT VARIOUS CULTURAL EVENTS

AGBU and Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Children’s Centers have been operating in Yerevan for about 20 years now. They have an established role in the education and upbringing of our new generation. These centers provide art, computer, crafts, dance, gymnastics, language, music and sport programs to local children after regular school hours and during the summer.
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AGBU CONTINUES ITS SUPPORT OF THE FRENCH UNIVERSITY IN ARMENIA 22 BEST STUDENTS OF UFAR RECEIVED SCHOLARSHIP CERTIFICATES

The official ceremony, granting scholarship certificates to the 22 best students of the French University in Armenia (UFAR) by the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), took place at the French University on March 9th. This year the total amount of AGBU’s financial support to the University was 30,000 USD. AGBU and UFAR have...
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Tuesday, 01 March 2011

AGBU ARMENIAN REPRESENTATION’S NKR PROJECTS COORDINATOR SASSOUN BAGHDASSARIAN IN AUSTRALIA

Sassoun Baghdassarian, Karabakh projects coordinator of the AGBU Armenian Representation, paid a visit to Australia from February 9 to March 3. Among other meetings and visits, Sassoun Baghdassarian also met with AGBU Sydney Chairman Toros Boghosian, AGBU members and youth circles and presented AGBU’s projects and activities in Armenia and Artsakh.
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Tuesday, 15 February 2011

DELEGATION OF “LUYS” FOUNDATION VISITED THE AGBU ARMENIAN REPRESENTATION

The delegation of the “Luys” foundation, headed by Executive Director Jacqueline Karaaslanian, visited the AGBU Armenian Representation on February 3. AGBU Armenian Representation Director Ashot Ghazarian and Jacqueline Karaaslanian discussed the educational programs of the two organizations. Karaaslanian talked about...
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Saturday, 12 February 2011

Ashot Ghazarian to Join AUA as Vice President of Operations/Chief Operating Officer

We are pleased to announce that Ashot Ghazarian, Director of the AGBU Armenian Representation will be joining the American University of Armenia (AUA) as Vice President of Operations/Chief Operating Officer, effective December 5, 2011. We express our appreciation to Ashot for his dedicated services as a senior staff member of AGBU for over 20 years and we wish him full success in his new role at AUA, an institution which was co-founded by AGBU and to which our organization remains dedicated.
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Wednesday, 02 February 2011

AGBU PRESIDENT’S VISIT TO ARMENIA Berge Setrakian receives passport of a citizen of the Republic of Armenia

President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), Berge Setrakian, paid a visit to Yerevan, Armenia, from January 27-30. As part of his visit Mr. Setrakian had meetings with RA President Serzh Sargsyan, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, as well as various educational and cultural figures. He also got...
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