Category: Tekeyan

Tekeyan Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Brilliant Concert

Tekeyan Celebrates 70th Anniversary with Brilliant Concert

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — It was a concert with gifted artists who ranked with some of the best in the world. And it celebrated an organization that has championed Armenian culture throughout its 70 years. On Sunday afternoon, May 21, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) celebrated its 70th anniversary, […]

Tekeyan President Azadian Meets with Catholicos Karekin II

Tekeyan President Azadian Meets with Catholicos Karekin II

ECHMIADZIN, Armenia — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received Edmond Y. Azadian, president of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada, last week. The two discussed a series of issues pertaining to Armenian culture as well as the forthcoming visit of the Catholicos to the US this autumn and possible solutions […]

A Look at Jerusalem’s Armenian History at TCA Program

A Look at Jerusalem’s Armenian History at TCA Program

By Kevork Keushkerian ALTADENA, Calif. — Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Glendale-Pasadena Chapter organized a lecture about “Today’s Armenian Community in Jerusalem.” It took place on Sunday, March 26, at Tekeyan’s Beshgeturian center. Asdghig Khanjian, a committee member, delivered the welcoming remarks and then introduced the lecturer, Dr. Minas Kojayan. The latter had spent the last two […]

Tekeyan Cultural Association Publishes Two New Books

Tekeyan Cultural Association Publishes Two New Books

WATERTOWN — The Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada published two new literary volumes in Armenian at the end of 2016, Sarkis Vahakn’s anthology of short stories called Dzaghgakagh badmvadzkneru [Selected Stories], and Kevork M. Garabedian’s collection of poetry titled Siroy brismag [Prism of Love]. Tekeyan has been publishing books for almost […]

Ankara Mayor Blames Foreign Agents for Creating Earthquakes

Ankara Mayor Blames Foreign Agents for Creating Earthquakes

ANKARA (Hurriyet) — Recent earthquakes in the western province of Çanakkale could have been organized by dark external powers aiming to destroy Turkey’s economy with an “artificial earthquake” near Istanbul, Ankara has claimed. “Today a serious earthquake occurred in Çanakkale. I have investigated and there is a ship conducting seismic research nearby. What this ship is researching […]

Aid Raised by Tekeyan, Mirror-Spectator, Holy Trinity Armenian Church, and NAASR Reaches Aleppo Armenians

Aid Raised by Tekeyan, Mirror-Spectator, Holy Trinity Armenian Church, and NAASR Reaches Aleppo Armenians

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — An event for author Dawn MacKeen to promote her book on the Armenian Genocide, The Hundred-Year Walk, was presented last October by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA), the Armenian Mirror-Spectator, and Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, with the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) as a […]

Tekeyan Cultural Association Director Visits Los Angeles

Tekeyan Cultural Association Director Visits Los Angeles

By Kevork Keushkerian LOS ANGELES — Aram Arkun, the executive director of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada (TCA), was in Los Angeles for a working visit of the West Coast earlier in December. Arkun is a scholar with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Princeton University, a Master of Arts Degree […]

Vancouver Tekeyan Chapter Hosts Tekeyan Executive Director Arkun

Vancouver Tekeyan Chapter Hosts Tekeyan Executive Director Arkun

VANCOUVER, Canada — On December 10, members of the Tekeyan Vancouver chapter, led its chair, Rosie Tokatlian, and the executive members, welcomed Aram Arkun, executive director of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada. An uncharacteristic snow storm threatened the scheduled program, but it stopped in time. The group and Arkun lunched […]