Hamazkayin to Mark 1600th Anniversary of Armenian Alphabet

LOS ANGELES–In a press release issued on Wednesday–the Hamazkayin Cultural Organization’s regional executives of the United States and Canada announced that they are planning a series of joint events to mark the 1600th anniversary of the founding of the Armenian alphabet.

"During 2005–Armenian communities around the world will mark the 90th anniversary of the Armenian genocide–and the 1600th anniversary of the Armenian alphabet–both of which have great political and cultural significance to the Armenian people. While the recognition of the Armenian genocide sits at the forefront of issues advanced by Armenia’s in Armenia and throughout the diaspora–the Armenian alphabet symbolizes the essence of Armenian culture," noted the organization’s statement.

Asbarez will keep the community posted about Hamazkayin’s upcoming events.

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