If you’re like me… I could hardly wait for the April 21, when it was the nationwide opening night of “The Promise,” — the first ever big budget Hollywood movie on the Armenian Genocide.
If it were not for the cruise that my husband and I booked, we wouldn’t have traveled to Singapore.
Last month I visited Buenos Aires to both explore a new city and write about the Armenian community.
Let me take you to the Armenian community in Buenos Aires…
In the morning of the 10th day of our cruise, the excitement to cross the equator line was palpable.
I wanted to take Professor Levon Marashlian’s Armenian History class at Glendale Community College, and this year I was finally able to sign up for the fall semester class.
“For the past five years I have been traveling and writing about Armenian communities in different cities around the world. The conference in Dallas was a good opportunity for me to find out about the Armenians there.”
“‘June-Gloom’ is a term I learned early on when we settled in the Los Angeles area where the month of June is, all too often, gloomy and cold.”
“The film begins with a black and white preface, in 1921 Berlin: there, in broad daylight, Soghomon Tehlirian assassinates Talaat Pasha, one of the architects of the Armenian Genocide.”
“Armenians united, will never be divided!” and “Not one inch!”. These were some of the chants I heard at the peaceful rally I attended on Friday, April 8