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Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

Excerpts from Zabel Yessayan Books to Appear in New Cambridge Literary Journal

June 29, 2017 10:53 am
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The new literary journal Pangyrus includes several pieces by the Armenian feminist writer Zabel Yessayan in its recently-released third issue. Originally...

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Sandcastle Girls Tops 206 Titles To Become The 2017 One Book, One San Diego Selection

Sandcastle Girls Tops 206 Titles To Become The 2017 One Book, One San Diego Selection

August 8, 2017 8:58 pm
By Linda Ball SAN DIEGO, Calif. — KPBS announced the 2017 One Book, One San Diego book selection, The Sandcastle Girls, by Chris Bohjalian, the critically acclaimed novelist...

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Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

August 8, 2017 8:57 pm
Yervand Ter-Khachatryan, right, with Hagop Vartivarian at the Tekeyan Center in New Jersey Yervand Ter-Khachatryan lecturing at the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Greater...

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Hovhannes Tumanyan House Center Opens in Tbilisi

Hovhannes Tumanyan House Center Opens in Tbilisi

August 8, 2017 8:51 pm
Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan blesses the bread and salt at the opening of the Hovhannes Tumanyan Center. TBILISI (Armenpress) — The solemn opening ceremony of the Hovhannes...

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Stones of Armenian Church in Van Used to Build Mosques

Stones of Armenian Church in Van Used to Build Mosques

August 8, 2017 8:49 pm
Varagavank (Wikipedia) ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The walls of Varagavank monastery in Turkey’s Van province are being constantly demolished, Yeniozgurpolitika.org reports. Ali...

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Sandcastle Girls Tops 206 Titles To Become The 2017 One Book, One San Diego Selection

Sandcastle Girls Tops 206 Titles To Become The 2017 One Book, One San Diego Selection

By Linda Ball SAN DIEGO, Calif. — KPBS announced the 2017 One Book, One San Diego book selection, The Sandcastle Girls, by Chris Bohjalian, the critically acclaimed novelist whose books frequently make the New York Times best-seller list. “I am deeply honored by the selection,” Bohjalian said. “San Diego is a wonderful reading community. I’ve made […]

Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

Panos Terlemezian’s Memoirs Presented in New Jersey, Boston; Last Stop Glendale

ENGLEWOOD, NJ; WATERTOWN — The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of the United States and Canada invited literary and art critic Yervand Ter-Khachatryan to come from Armenia to the United States to present the memoirs of painter and Van political activist Panos Terlemezian, which were newly published with TCA sponsorship. Ter-Khachatryan spoke at events in New […]

Amid Outcry, Greek Church Defends Its Sales of Land in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Caesarea

Amid Outcry, Greek Church Defends Its Sales of Land in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Caesarea

By Sue Surkes JERUSALEM (Times of Israel) — The Greek Orthodox Church has broken its decades-long practice of leasing land to Israelis, and has now sold it, because it can no longer withstand massive pressure from Israeli authorities to hand over its real estate, church insiders claim. The issue hit the headlines recently with revelations […]

Hovhannes Tumanyan House Center Opens in Tbilisi

Hovhannes Tumanyan House Center Opens in Tbilisi

TBILISI (Armenpress) — The solemn opening ceremony of the Hovhannes Tumanyan’s House Scientific, Cultural Center of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Georgia was held on August 5. The blessing ceremony of the last apartment of great Armenian poet was conducted by Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese in Georgia, […]

Stones of Armenian Church in Van Used to Build Mosques

Stones of Armenian Church in Van Used to Build Mosques

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The walls of Varagavank monastery in Turkey’s Van province are being constantly demolished, Yeniozgurpolitika.org reports. Ali Kalchik, president of the union of preservation of historical buildings and environment, said the stones taken from the demolished walls of Varagavank are used to build mosques, various types of rural buildings. Varagavank is located on […]

Armenian Premier Receives Delegation Led by Caroline Cox

Armenian Premier Receives Delegation Led by Caroline Cox

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan  received the delegation led by member of the British House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox this week. Karapetyan praised the humanitarian activities of Caroline Cox, as well as her efforts to fairly present the Karabakh conflict in the international arena.  Karen Karapetyan noted that particularly in […]

Code-Teaching App SoloLearn Wins FbStart Apps of the Year Competition

Code-Teaching App SoloLearn Wins FbStart Apps of the Year Competition

YEREVAN (Tech Crunch) — Facebook has announced its “FbStart Apps of the Year”, which is an event which recognizes the most successful apps from the global FbStart program. This year’s Grand Prize winner is SoloLearn (iOS/Android] which is a free mobile-first app for anyone who wants to learn how to code. SoloLearn’s CTO and Co-founder Davit Kocharyan came […]

IPA Prix Voltaire Given to Turkish Publishers

IPA Prix Voltaire Given to Turkish Publishers

GENEVA (The Bookseller) — A Turkish publisher and a Turkish publishing house — Turhan Gunay of Cumhuriyet Books and the multilingual publishing house Evrensel — have been named joint winners of the 2017 International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire. The prize marks courage in upholding the freedom to publish. The IPA said the decision to award […]