“DISCOVER ARMENIA”: THE SECRET OF BEING ARMENIAN AND A HUMAN

- Happy birthday to You, happy birthday dear Chake!
The morning starts cheerfully at AGBU Vahe Karapetyan Center. The participants of AGBU Discover Armenia program are getting ready for a trip to Haghartsin. It will be the most memorable birthday for Chake: “To start with, I am in my Homeland; and second, I will be celebrating my birthday with so many Armenian friends. I couldn’t wish for better.” The Canadian-Armenian girl receives birthday wishes and makes an important promise publicly...

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12TH SEASON OF AGBU’S DISCOVER ARMENIA PROGRAM WELCOMES 50 PARTICIPANTS FROM 8 COUNTRIES (VIDEO MATERIAL)

The best way to discover Armenia in all its glory, its everyday life and traditions is, perhaps, participating in the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) various summer youth programs, one of which is simply called “Discover Armenia”. This year 50 young men and women participated in the 12th Discover Armenia (DA) Youth Program from the USA, France, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Canada, Dominican Republic and Turkey. As part of the three-week program, participants stayed at the newly-opened AGBU Vahe Karapetian Center. The AGBU Discover Armenia...

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BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA (VIDEO MATERIAL)

In 2013 the AGBU Discover Armenia program celebrated its 10th anniversary. This year the program opened the first page of a decade inspired by strength and enthusiasm. This year the 11th Discover Armenia Program brought 44 Diaspora-Armenian youth from the USA, Lebanon, Canada, Monaco, Russia, Syria and France. As part of the three-week program, the participants went sightseeing, visited various cultural events, met with political and public figures. “I did not know much about my roots, but I have always been...

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10TH JUBILEE SEASON OF AGBU’S DISCOVER ARMENIA PROGRAM (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Ten years ago, AGBU’s Discover Armenia Program was launched. Since then, around 300 Diasporan Armenians (ages 15-18), from 20 countries, have discovered Armenia for themselves. This year, 28 youth from Canada, Great Britain, France, Switzerland and the United States gathered in Armenia to help celebrate the program’s 10th anniversary. The 3-week program offers sightseeing, cultural events and meetings...

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REDISCOVERING THE HOMELAND (VIDEO MATERIAL)

9th season of the AGBU “Discover Armenia” youth trip

AGBU’s “Discover Armenia” program is one of the oldest summer youth programs delivered by the Union in Armenia. During the past nine years over 250 young Diasporans from 20 countries participated in the program. This year marked the 9th season of the “Discover Armenia” youth trip and brought another 31 youths from eight countries (Belgium, Canada, Dubai, France, Russia, UK, USA and Reunion island), to Armenia. The program includes sightseeing trips, cultural events...

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