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Holy Trinity Pays Tribute to Fr. Mampre Kouzouian for a Life of Service, Ministering to Those in Need

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - On Friday, May 11, under the auspices of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), a Celebration of a Life of Service on the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Father Mampre A. Kouzoui

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Stumbling start could doom Levon Aronian’s chess title hopes — again

He is one of the most accomplished players of his generation, a national hero after leading tiny Armenia to gold in three Chess Olympiad gold between 2006 and 2012. He's respected by all his peers, has no real weaknesses in his game, and came into 2018 as one of the hottest players on the internatio


Armenian Heritage Park Reconfiguration of Abstract Sculpture & Spring Events

The reconfiguration of the Abstract Sculpture at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway will take place on Sunday, April 8 at 7am. This annual event is symbolic of all who were pulled away from their country of origin and came to these shores, establishing themselves in new and different ways. T


Washington Visit By Leader Of Unrecognized 'Republic' Has Russia's Fingerprints All Over It

One Bako Sahakyan - "president" of "Nagorno Karabakh Republic" and a typical post-Soviet warlord with links to Russian military intelligence and Middle East terrorists from Bekaa Valley of Lebanon - has recently spent a weeklong visit in Washington, D.C. for meetings with pro-Armenian members of Con


Armenian Outgoing President Says May Become PM

YEREVAN - Armenia's outgoing President Serzh Sarksyan said on Monday he may be nominated for prime minister - an increasingly powerful position - following the election of his ally as president this month. Parliament chose Armen Sarkissian, a former prime minister and ambassador to Britain, as presi


Five Things To Do Today, Monday, March 19 | A$AP Ferg, Armenian studies & bike repair | The Fresno Bee

Dr. Hayk Demoyan, director of the Armenian Genocide and Museum Institute, will analyze and discuss the identity and memory politics in Armenia and the Armenian Diaspora. Fresno State, University Business Center, 5241 N. Maple Ave., Fresno, 559-278-2669, www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/armenianstudies, f


HIGGS: A little more on Louis' Restaurant and the Armenian Church

Last time we learned about Leo Dardarian, an immigrant from Armenia who started his restaurant career at the old International Hotel as an apprentice butcher and later talked Louis Rosenbloom, the owner of Louis' Restaurant at 103-107 Falls St., into hiring him as a dishwasher as he needed more mone


Armenia, the first Christian nation

Strange as it may seem to Western Christians, Armenia can claim to be the first kingdom to officially convert to Christianity. Shutterstock (courtesy) Strange as it may seem to Western Christians, Armenia can claim to be the first kingdom to officially convert to Christianity. Archaeologists have di


US defends critical trade routes - We should add Azerbaijan to the list

What is, at its narrowest point, fewer than two miles wide, through which one-third of world trade and half of all the world's oil is shipped? In fact, 80 percent of the oil and gasoline that American allies Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, as well as the less-friendly China depend on, is shipped thr


The 30th Anniversary of Artsakh's Liberation Movement Commemorated in Watertown

WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)-The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF-YOARF) Greater Boston "Nejdeh" chapter hosted a dinner and presentation on March 1, the at the Papken Suni agoump (Armenian-American Social Club of Watertown) commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Artsakh Liberation Movement. Former edit


Boston Hosts Homenetmen 'Tivan' Meeting

NEWTON, Mass.-The Homenetmen Eastern United States Regional Executive held its first tivan (executive) meeting on March 10, in Newton, Mass. Hosted by the Homenetmen Boston Chapter, the meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The following chapters' tivans were in attendance: Albany, Boston, Det


America's Double Standard on Nagorno-Karabakh

One of the most important promises of Donald Trump's presidential campaign was to end the damage that special interest groups and lobbyists inflict on the United States' national interests, and to pursue an "America first" policy in the best interests of the American people. It is quite well-known t


Video: Lift malfunction is skier's worst nightmare come to life

(KUTV) The video is chilling and it may give you pause before you climb on a ski resort chairlift again. Video from a Georgia ski resort -- the nation north of Turkey and Armenia -- shows a chairlift running at high speeds that injured eight people. Those who exited the high-speed terror ride may ha


ATP's Partnership with Kanayan Family Honors 1918 Centennial While Planting a Sustainable Future for Armenia

GLENDALE, Calif.-Armenians around the world are celebrating the centennial of Armenia's declaration of independence on May 28, 1918, with programs of all sorts. The birth of the Republic of Armenia will be commemorated in Armenia with national events, for example, while in the diaspora conferences a


Armenian dance group to perform with renowned singer Sirusho

Kerry Feltner kfeltner@wickedlocal.com @watertowntab Every time they dance, they pay tribute to their ancestors. That sentiment has remained the goal of Sayat Nova Dance Company of Boston and 31 years after its launch, the nonprofit continues to tell the story of Armenian culture through tradition


Central Library exhibit explores inherited trauma related to the Armenian Genocide

The main exhibit, "Nonlinear Histories," is co-curated by Ara and Anahid Oshagan as well as Isin nol and features the works of seven artists who examine their generational ties to the Armenian Genocide by reimagining inherited artifacts. It will run from March 17 through May 6. The collections are i


Azerbaijan, a key ally

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Of all the countries that emerged from the former Soviet Union, few are as important to U.S. long term strategic interests in the South Caucasus region than Azerbaijan. It is a tolerant, secular majority Muslim country of about 10 million people. Azerbaijan borders Russia on the no


"All Humans Are Born Equal"

The early German socialists fought for the persecuted at home and abroad - convinced that the liberation of workers in Germany was linked to the liberation of oppressed peoples around the globe. The stage of the 1904 Socialist International Conference in Amsterdam. In 1903, on the verge of what mos


Sendai Monitor launch in Central Asia/ South Caucasus

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, 7 March 2018 - Six countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus are the latest to commit to using the Sendai Framework Monitor, the online tool launched on March 1, to improve disaster loss data collection in order to better inform national and local strategies for disaster r


Will Trump Ignore a Visit from the President of Nagorno-Karabakh?

It is time for the international community to welcome the Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh-Artsakh-into the community of nations. In 451 A.D., Armenian warriors, having just lost a fierce battle with the superior Persian Empire, retreated into the forests of Artsakh in the South Caucasus. They had lost