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Wyoming House Votes Down Pro-Azerbaijan Measure

CHEYENNE, Wyo.—By a vote of 35 to 25, the Wyoming House of Representatives recently voted down consideration of a Pro-Azerbaijan resolution (HJ 002), with opponents citing Baku’s repression of free speech and religious intolerance as primary reasons to block the measure. “We are proud [more...]

March 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ric Gazarian finds the tigers in India quite friendly during his travels abroad.

Adventurist Ric Gazarian Reaches Out to Armenian Orphans

CHICAGO, Ill.—With two Bengali tigers at his beckoning side, you might take Ric Gazarian for some Las Vegas act like Siegfried & Roy. Ric Gazarian finds the tigers in India quite friendly during his travels abroad. Quite the contrary. He befriended the cats during a stop in India to produce a [more...]

February 9, 2014 // 1 Comment


Topouzian Launches Kickstarter Campaign for ‘Detroit HYE Times’

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.—Armenian musician and Kresge Artist Fellow Ara Topouzian recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for his upcoming documentary, “Detroit HYE Times.” “Detroit has been home to more than 40,000 Armenians in the metro Detroit area since the turn of [more...]

February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cover of 'The First Crusade'

The First Crusade’ Chronicles Armenian Christianity

MAG and Associates recently announced the publication of George Mouradian’s latest book, The First Crusade, a historic account of Armenia’s adoption and embrace of Christianity, and the difficulty in maintaining that faith. The narration elaborates on the characters involved in the [more...]

January 31, 2014 // 4 Comments

The Hilliard Ensemble

Armenian Music at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK—On Wed., Jan. 22, at 7 p.m., the Hilliard Ensemble, England’s celebrated a cappella vocal quartet, will perform Armenian liturgical chants at the New York Metropolitan Museum’s Temple of Dendur exhibit. The Hilliard Ensemble The program, titled “Arkhangelos, A Millennium of [more...]

January 17, 2014 // 1 Comment


ANC-NJ to Hold Workshop on ‘Effective Grassroots Advocacy’

RIDGEFIELD, N.J.—On Wed., Dec. 4, the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of New Jersey, in conjunction with the ANCA Eastern Region Endowment Fund, will host a social workshop for community activists featuring Tim White, the vice president of public affairs with Beckerman, an independent [more...]

November 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian speaks at an ANC of Illinois fundraiser at the home of Dr. Khachig and Lena Ishkhan on Oct. 6.

ANC-IL Fundraiser Features Hamparian

GLENVIEW, Ill.—On Sun., Oct. 6, a crowd of supporters of the Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Illinois gathered at the home of Dr. Khachig and Lena Ishkhan to hear about recent developments in Hai Tahd at the local, regional, and national level. ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian speaks [more...]

October 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) with ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian (left) and ANC-Illinois Chairman Claude Ohanesian on Sept. 16.

ANC-Illinois Sits Down with Rep. Brad Schneider

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Illinois took issues of importance to Armenians in the 10th Congressional District of Illinois to Rep. Brad Schneider (D) on Mon., Sept. 16. The group included ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian and ANC of Illinois Chairman Claude Ohanesian. [more...]

September 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

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6th Annual Metro Detroit Armenia Fest Enjoys Record Attendance

ROYAL OAK, Mich.—On Sat., July 20, the Metro Detroit Armenia Fest Committee and the local chapter of the Knights of Vartan hosted the 6th annual Armenia Fest at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. The Fest was conceived to honor and showcase Armenian culture, food, dance, and music, and has become one [more...]

August 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

Khajak Arakelian reads the words of Setrak Ajemian’s father Onnig as (L-R) Armen Papazian, Nairee Hagopian, and Maral Abrahamian look on.

Chicago Marks ‘Lisbon 5’ Anniversary

GLENVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago-Armenian community marked the 30th anniversary of the martyrdom of the “Lisbon Five” on Sun., July 28, with a special Requiem Service at All Saints Church and a commemorative program organized by the Chicago ARF “Christapor” Gomideh. Khajak Arakelian reads the [more...]

July 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

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