“ZHAMANAK” NEWSPAPER'S 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN

On June 28th,, the 100th anniversary celebration of Istanbul’s “Zhamanak” newspaper took place in the Events Hall of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Present at the celebration were Vigen Sargsyan, the President of the Republic of Armenia’s chief of staff, Hasmik Poghosyan, the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia, members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, prominent figures from the fields of education...

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NEW AGBU VAHE KARAPETYAN CENTER TO HOST DIASPORAN YOUTH IN YEREVAN

AGBU’s Armenia-based youth programs aim to foster deep relations between participants through various projects and initiatives. This summer will be a turning point for participants, as summer youth programs will be centralized in one location in Yerevan. A new center, made possible by benefactor Vahe Karapetian, will offer youth and young adults the comfort of a residence and a wide range of services. The AGBU Vahe Karapetian Center will comfortably accommodate over 100 visitors...

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KARABAKH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY IN STEPANAKERT (VIDEO MATERIAL)

On June 6th, a solemn ceremony dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Karabakh Chamber Orchestra (KCO) took place at the Stepanakert Culture and Youth Palace, which was followed by a festive concert. NKR National Assembly Chairman Ashot Ghoulyan, NKR Minister of Culture and Youth Affairs Narine Aghabalyan delivered congratulatory speeches on the occasion of KCO’s 10th anniversary and highly praised the activities of the...

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AGBU CONDEMNS BOMBINGS OF ALEPPO’S NOR KYUGH QUARTER AND SYRIAN-ARMENIAN COMMUNITIES

This week, Syria’s civil war continued to escalate, as Armenian communities in Aleppo’s Nor Kyugh quarter, and across the country, became the targets of mortar attacks, shelling and bombing on an unprecedented scale. As this violence continues to unfold, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is calling on the international community to take immediate measures to safeguard civilians and to implement a ceasefire so that humanitarian aid may reach those in conflict zones. The most recent wave of attacks claimed...

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4TH SESSION OF THE STATE COMMISSION ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

The 4th session of the State Commission on Coordination on the events dedicated to the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex on May 27. The session was presided over by the Chairman of the Commission and the President of the RA Serzh Sargsyan. The meeting was convened with an expanded staff. Along with the committee members, the session was also attended by representatives of various regional committees dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Genocide, experts...

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