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Wednesday, 07 September 2011

AGBU ARMENIAN VIRTUAL COLLEGE WRAPS UP ITS SECOND YEAR OF SUCCESSFUL OPERATION WITH A GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM

Dr. Yervant Zorian announces new courses in Armenian Culture, interactive animation to teach Armenian History, adding 7th instruction Language – Turkish, and new AVC Labs in Rostov and Tbilisi

September 6, 2011, Yerevan, Armenia - Today the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) Armenian Virtual College (AVC) celebrated the second anniversary of its unique...

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Tuesday, 06 September 2011

UGAB JEUNES CARRIES OUT A NUMBER OF PROGRAMS IN ARMENIA

UGAB Jeunes (AGBU Youth France) headed by Raffi Der Agopian visited Armenia from August 1-30 to implement “Armenia, Land of Life” program. The group of 32 volunteers, ages 18-26, Armenian and French by origin, undertook a number of voluntary humanitarian, environmental, construction...
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Monday, 05 September 2011

“TUMO” CENTER FOR CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES OPENS IN YEREVAN

“TUMO” center for creative technologies officially opened to the public on August 14th at Yerevan’s Ajapnyak district. Present at the opening ceremony were Presidents of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh Serzh Sargsyan and Bako Sahakian, Mayor of Yerevan Karen Karapetian, other ministers and officials...
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Thursday, 25 August 2011

AGBU ARMENIAN VIRTUAL COLLEGE HOSTS STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The visits of different Diasporan groups to the office of the AGBU Armenian Virtual College have become a tradition. The opportunity to learn the Armenian language, history and culture through the internet is fast grabbing the attention of both Armenians and representatives of...
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5TH PAN-ARMENIAN GAMES HELD IN ARMENIA

The 5th pan-Armenian games, under the slogan of “Unity through sport”, were held on August 13-21 in Armenia. For that period Armenia was home to more than 3200 sportsmen from 30 countries, who competed in 10 categories. The opening ceremony of the games took place on August...
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Wednesday, 24 August 2011

FAF AND AGBU ANNOUNCE THE LAUNCH OF NUR PLAN IN NKR

Fruitful Armenian Fund and Armenian General Benevolent Union proudly announce the launch of NUR Plan in the Nagorno Karabagh Republic (NKR). Press conferences on this occasion were organized in Stepanakert on August 15 and Yerevan on August 16...
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Tuesday, 19 July 2011

THE GROWING NUMBER OF AGBU SCHOOLCHILDREN VISITING ARMENIA

The summer visits of AGBU schoolchildren from different countries to Armenia have become a tradition. The number of children willing to spend an unforgettable vacation in their homeland grows each year. This year Armenia hosted the students of two AGBU schools of California, Manoogian-Demirjian and Vatche and Tamar Manoukian schools, and Tarouhi-Hovagimian School of Beirut. Visit of the AGBU...
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Monday, 18 July 2011

BERGE SETRAKIAN, PRESIDENT OF AGBU: “ERASING THE DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE GENOCIDE”

Translator's Note: The following article was originally published in French by the Lebanese newspaper L'Orient Le Jour and translated by the AGBU Press Office. Published Wednesday, July 6, 2011. Written by Maria Chakhtoura...
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Wednesday, 15 June 2011

AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN’S VISIT TO ARMENIA

Berge Setrakian, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), paid a visit to Armenia from May 28th - June 3rd to participate in the first session of the state committee coordinating the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and the 20th session of the “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund’s Board of Trustees. As part of his visit to Armenia...
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Friday, 03 June 2011

AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN PARTICIPATED IN THE CELEBRATION OF THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF FOUNDING OF THE HOWARD KARAGHEUSIAN COMMEMORATIVE CORPORATION

AGBU President Berge Setrakian participated in the celebration of the 90th anniversary of founding of the Howard Karagheusian Commemorative Corporation, which took place at Arno Babajanian Hall in Yerevan on May 31st. President of the Board of Directors of the Howard Karagheusian Foundation Michael Harutyunian, as well as many other...
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