Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Student Activists Face Down Azerbaijan’s Propaganda Machine

NORTHRIDGE, CA–Students and human rights activists recently attended a talk by Consul General of Azerbaijan Elin Suleymanov held Wednesday at California State University-Northridge (CSUN), the Armenian National Committee Reported The lecture, organized at the requested of Suleymanov, was titled “The Geopolitics of Energy Security in Eurasia, Central Asia, Europe and America,” and served as a

Bay Area ANC Banquet Highlights Grass-Roots Participation

SAN FRANCISCO–The Bay Area Armenian National Committee hosted its annual banquet, know as “Hye Tahd Evening” on March 7 at the Khachatourian Armenian Center’s Saroyan Hall featuring an array of speakers highlighting the importance of grassroots participation and reaffirming the community’s commitment to the Armenian Cause. In her welcoming remarks, Bay Area ANC chairwoman Raxanne

OCAPS to Host Mixer at Kimera Restaurant

The Orange County Armenian Professional Society will be hosting their first quarter Meet & mingle event at the trendy Kimera Restaurant and Lounge, located at 19530 Jamboree Rd., Irvine. This event, beginning at 8:00pm, was designed to encourage business and social networking. It is open to OCAPS members & non-members. OCAPS and Kimera will host

Italian Town Celebrates St. Gregory the Illuminator

The inhabitants of a small town in the southern Italian region of Apulia, in the province of Lecce, have once again marked the anniversary of a devistating earthquake in their city with a celebration of the city’s Patron saint, Gregory the Illuminator. Nardo’s inhabitants, who are non-Armenian, held a three day celebration starting February 20,

Homenetmen Ararat Host Table Tennis Tournament

GLENDALE–Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter hosted its Second Annual Table Tennis Tournament that was sanctioned by the USA Table Tennis Organization. Eighty athletes from all over California participated in the tournament that included six different entry categories. The matches and results were all monitored and inputted into the USATT rating database by a USATT representative. The

Lincy Foundation Gives American University of Armenia Receives $400,000 Grant

The American University of Armenia (AUA) has received a grant of $400,000 from the Lincy Foundation for general operating support for the university. In accepting this generous contribution, AUA’s President Dr. Haroutune Armenian noted that The Lincy Foundation is ensuring that Armenia’s future generations will have access to quality, American-accredited higher education, offered in their