Category: New England

Fabulous Local Rhode Island Talent Shines Again

Fabulous Local Rhode Island Talent Shines Again

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On March 4, the Cultural Committee of Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Church, presented a lively concert featuring local talents. The event took place in the Egavian Cultural Center. The featured artists of the evening were: Gohar Manjelikian, mezzo-soprano; Dalita Getzoyan, flute; Raffi Rachdouni, piano; Bethany Sousa Rachdouni, violin and Nune Hakobyan, […]

‘Women of Ararat’ in Cranston on April 30

‘Women of Ararat’ in Cranston on April 30

CRANSTON, R.I. — Local members of the Armenian community of Providence, led by Dorothy Martiesian, are bringing a performance of the acclaimed play, “Women of Ararat,” on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. This performance will be in tribute to the centennial of the Armenian Genocide and will take place at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, […]

Umit Kurt to Examine Armenian Genocide Perpetrators in Aintab At NAASR Lecture

Umit Kurt to Examine Armenian Genocide Perpetrators in Aintab At NAASR Lecture

BELMONT, Mass. — Dr. Umit Kurt, currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, will give a talk titled “The Curious Case of Ali Cenani Bey: The Story of a Genocide Perpetrator During and After the 1915 Armenian Genocide,” on Thursday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m., at the National Association […]

AWWA Hosts 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction

AWWA Hosts 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction

WATERTOWN — On Saturday, November 19, the Armenian Women’s Welfare Association (AWWA) held its 40th Annual Luncheon/Auction at the Oakley Country Club. The gorgeous day filled the venue with sunshine that made the updated event even more enjoyable for the nearly 200 attendees who turned out to support the AWWA. The members of the committee […]

Holy Resurrection Church Sings Praises of Its Choir

Holy Resurrection Church Sings Praises of Its Choir

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — The Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection recognized the services of its church choir on Sunday January 15 by awarding the Deacon Charles Mazadoorian Altar Server Award to the entire choir. The award was established in 2007 to recognize excellence in preparation, attendance, initiative as well as knowledge of the Sacred […]

Celebrating the Erevan Choral Society’s 50th Anniversary at Christmas Holiday Concert

Celebrating the Erevan Choral Society’s 50th Anniversary at Christmas Holiday Concert

By Karina Halajian CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — This year’s Christmas Concert of the renowned Erevan Choral Society and Orchestra of the Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston, held on Sunday, December 11, 2016, in the sanctuary, was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s independence and the 50th anniversary of the Erevan Choral Society. Established […]

Celebrating Christmas in Providence with Choral Music

Celebrating Christmas in Providence with Choral Music

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Cultural Committee of the Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Church in Providence, RI presented the concert titled “Aysor Don Eh” in the sanctuary of the church. This Christmas concert included the Armenian Chorale of Rhode Island, the Greater Worcester Armenian Chorale and the Junior Choir of Saints Sahag and Mesrob Armenian […]

Noted Journalist and Dedicated Armenian Activist Dr. Nubar Berberian Dies

Noted Journalist and Dedicated Armenian Activist Dr. Nubar Berberian Dies

WATERTOWN, Mass. — After a brief illness, noted journalist and Armenian activist Dr. Nubar Berberian passed away on November 23. He was 94. He was born in Cairo, Egypt, on September 25, 1922 to Kevork and Areknaz Berberian. After receiving an Armenian education in the Nubarian School of Heliopolis, he studied in the French lyceum for […]