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Microcapsule of History the Size of a Postcard

Microcapsule of History the Size of a Postcard

By Arto Manoukian MONTREAL — The granddaughter of an Armenian family which survived the Genocide recently came across a box of memorabilia from a survivor grandfather. Mary Alice Selyian is the granddaughter of Megerditch Selyian, then of Boston, who received a postcard from his brother, Haroutyoun Selyian of Ismid, Turkey (Izmit, a city in Turkey, […]

AUA Hosts First Conference on Empowerment of Girls and Women in Armenia

AUA Hosts First Conference on Empowerment of Girls and Women in Armenia

YEREVAN — On April 21 and 22, the American University of Armenia (AUA) organized and hosted a conference on the empowerment of girls and women in Armenia. The two-day event brought together students, faculty, civil society representatives, successful female entrepreneurs, community leaders and members of the both the public and private sector. More than 50 […]

Paylan Proposes Bill to Study Armenian Deportations

Paylan Proposes Bill to Study Armenian Deportations

ANKARA — Garo Paylan, a member of the Turkish Parliament who represents a district of Istanbul, and is in the HDP party, this week presented a bill to parliament in which he proposes that body research the results of the Temporary Deportation Law enacted on May 27, 1915. In a letter, he wrote, “Subsequent to the Temporary Deportation […]

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

Adrienne Alexanian to Present Forced into Genocide at ALMA Talk

WATERTOWN — Adrienne Alexanian will present her father Yervant Edward Alexanian’s memoir, Forced into Genocide: Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army, on May 18, at 7:30 p.m., at the Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main St., Watertown.  The program is sponsored by the Armenian Assembly of America, the Armenian Cultural Foundation, the Armenian General […]

Collusion and Delusion

Collusion and Delusion

By Edmond Y. Azadian On the eve of the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, there was a whirlwind of facts and factors about the unhealed wounds — the anticipation of President Trump’s statement, Robert Fisk’s revival of the 1919 Turkish acknowledgement of the facts, Taner Akçam’s confirmation of Ottoman bureaucracy’s coding system, Samantha Power’s belated […]

Boston Concert Features Work by Local Composer Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

Boston Concert Features Work by Local Composer Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee

BOSTON — The Ip Piano School will host its 24th Annual Concerto Concert at the Boston University Tsai Performance Center on Sunday, April 30, at 3 p.m. The concert will be led by Chilean-born conductor, Gonzalo Farias, and will feature Concertino No. 2 Op. 113 for piano and string orchestra composed by local Armenian woman composer Dianne Goolkasian […]

Armenian Assembly Joins Community in Promoting ‘The Promise’; Armenian National Institute Credited in the Film

Armenian Assembly Joins Community in Promoting ‘The Promise’; Armenian National Institute Credited in the Film

WASHINGTON — With the release of the much anticipated film “The Promise” last week, the Armenian Assembly of America released a statement strongly encouraging Armenians and non-Armenians alike to see the movie this weekend. “The Promise,” a Hollywood epic that depicts the extraordinary events of the Armenian Genocide, was created by the late Kirk Kerkorian’s […]

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

TCA Hosts Debut Presentation of Khatchkar

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Acclaimed photographer Hrair “Hawk” Khatcherian’s new book Khatchkar made its United States debut in an event hosted by the Tekeyan Cultural Association of Greater New York on Friday, March 3 at the TCA Center in Englewood Cliffs. Khatcherian spoke about the images featured in Khatchkar, his 14th publication, which includes stunning […]