Tuesday, 17 April 2018

AGBU AND ARMENIAN LITERATURE

  • April 17, 2018
  • 16:06

From the very first days of its establishment, the Armenian General Benevolent Union, considering Armenian writing and literature to be a high priority, has provided direct support to Western Armenian and Diaspora Armenian literature. Through AGBU sponsorship, many works of literature have been published by Diaspora Armenian authors. Diaspora Armenian educators and writers have enjoyed constant support by the Union. Today, pieces on literary knowledge and Armenian studies continue to be published through the foundations established...

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

SHOUSHI'S ANTHEM, THE SYMBOL OF LIBERATED SHOUSHI'S PROGRESS AND RISE

  • June 13, 2017
  • 11:45

In Armenia, Artsakh and the diaspora, May, the month of victories, was bursting with the events of the 25th anniversary of Shoushi’s liberation. One of the most grandiose of those events was the premiere of the video clip, featuring a live performance of Shoushi’s Anthem, which many Armenians around the globe were able to see...

Friday, 28 April 2017

PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

  • April 28, 2017
  • 11:47

It was the 24th of April. The human river was flowing towards the Genocide Memorial at Tsitsernakaberd. They were pilgrims who came to pay tribute to the martyrs of 1915. They were not in black, they were not mourning, they lined up to lay flowers at the eternal flame with the promise and a determination to remember and demand...

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

“EDUCATION IS A TREASURE, THE GREATEST WEAPON FOR A WOMAN” STATES HASMIK KHACHATRYAN, WHO WAS ABLE TO SAY NO TO VIOLENCE (VIDEO MATERIAL)

  • April 11, 2017
  • 11:06

One night three years ago after hard beating, Hasmik Khatchatryan gathered her courage and ran away from home to save her life and stand up for her rights. A mother of two, Hasmik was married for nine years and was subjected to domestic violence by her husband throughout the entire period. Hasmik found care and support at the Women’s Support Center in Yerevan who helped her through her hospitalized treatments, divorce trials, and departure from native village, Gandzak in Gegharkunik Marz...

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

LITERARY EVENING WITH PARTICIPATION OF CONTEMPORARY ARMENIAN WRITERS

  • March 28, 2017
  • 14:45

In a time of rapid scientific progress, untamed disastrous wars, and a world dehumanized by terror and violence, it is gratifying to witness that human values, culture, art, literature and music are not sacrificed. The beauty and the kind might step back sometimes but the bad and the ugly will never win, as long as the writer and the artist continue creating....

Thursday, 09 March 2017

CHESS: FROM BUDDHISM TO STRATEGIC THINKING

  • March 09, 2017
  • 18:14

By chance I came accross the name “Kalmykia”. I looked up in the internet and revealed that it is the name of a Russian province (Republic) which has about 300.000 population. It turns out to be the only region in Europe where Buddhism is practiced by a plurality of the population and is well known as an international center for chess. Moreover, its former president heads the International Chess Federation (FIDE)...

 
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