UP DESIGN PAVILION OPENS AT AGBU ARMENIA

On May 9, 2017 the opening of UP Design Pavilion's first edition took place at AGBU Armenia HQ. The pavilion will take place in Yerevan from May 9th to July 9th in a newly designed area on the 1st floor of AGBU Armenia building (2/2 Melik-Adamyan Str.). From July, the Pavilion will travel to Dilijan and will run all through summer till September. In Dilijan, the Pavilion will be organized in the building adjacent toToon Armeni...

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AGBU IS BUILDING THE “CREATIVE FUTURE” ON ARMENIA-DIASPORA UNITY (VIDEO MATERIAL)

Taking stock of the present to build the future: the hall was full of creative people, a spirit of innovation was in the air. Hosted by Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) for a full day event on the Creative and Cultural Industries (CCI), they came together to collectively design a vision. Where do we see Armenia ten years down the road in the CCI’s? Contemporary art and education, design and architecture...

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CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS RECEIVED AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN

On April 30, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Berge Setrakian, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (ABGU). During the meeting, His Holiness and the AGBU President reflected on the effective cooperation between Holy Etchmiadzin and the AGBU, and discussed the joint educational and social programs, and future plans...

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CULTURAL DIALOGUE: AGBU 111TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

AGBU 111th anniversary celebratory events continued with the “Cultural Dialogue”, a global photo arts project that pays tribute to the life and art of Armenian artists in the diaspora. Tatev Mnatsakanyan’s “Armenia and Egypt” series, on view at AGBUExhibitions until June 4th, is a symbolic choice celebrating AGBU’s founders who established the organization in Cairo on April 15, 1906. “Egypt is symbolic for AGBU not only because of its major contributions...

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AGBU 111th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATORY WEEK KICKED OFF WITH “MUSICAL ARMENIA” ALUMNUS JOHN HODIAN”S THE NAGASH ENSEMBLE’S CONCERT

A series of celebratory events marked AGBU’s 111th anniversary in Armenia. On April 11th, an evening of incredible sounds of Armenian folk songs combined with the energy of rock and jazz, and based on the sacred texts by the medieval Armenian mystic poet and priest, Mkrtich Naghash, opened the week of AGBU’s cultural manifestation. Armenian-American composer John Hodian’s The Naghash Ensemble debuted in Armenia with the “Songs of Exile”. The album represents a profound meditation...

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