This past week on August 14, 2015, Asbarez paper turned 107—a hard-to- believe milestone.
To think that Vienna, Austria is ranked as the number one city with the highest quality of life and as the most livable city on earth makes me happy.
On the last Saturday of each month, entrance to museums in Yerevan are free for senior citizens. Although the fee to enter a museum is a pittance, my friend Dzovik encouraged me to take advantage of the offer and visit the National Gallery of Armenia (NGA) at the Republic Square.
There I was… Finally back in the city that I can call home. I arrived in Yerevan late Friday night. After 45 days traveling across Europe, it felt good to come to a place I feel so connected with.
My Paris – Vienna trip included a stop in Stuttgart to change trains. As I arrived there, I heard the bad news: the connecting train had been cancelled. This was right in the middle of the intense heat wave afflicting all of Europe.
After an hour and a few underground line changes I arrived at the Acton Town subway station.
I’d like to share with my readers a joyful afternoon I spent at the Armenian Navasartian Center in London.
BY CATHERINE YESAYAN On April 24, I was one of the 160,000 people (number was confirmed by Los Angeles City officials and traffic engineers) that marched for justice to protest the Turkish government’s continued denial of the Armenian Genocide. It was a thrilling experience to take part in the six mile walk, and see how…
My faith in people’s good judgment and ability to be unbiased was renewed when the Carson, California, City Council unanimously rejected the Los Angeles Turkish-American Association’s proposed monument to controversial Turkish dictator Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, to be set in the city’s International Sculpture Garden.
The month of December is sprinkled with gatherings and feasts. For me, the seasonal festivities started with the ADAA award night December 6 at the Pasadena Playhouse.