“‘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
In 2015, I had the opportunity to visit various Armenian communities throughout Europe followed by my visit to the motherland.
This year the annual Arpa International Film Festival celebrated its 18th year—an accomplishment worthy of mentioning.
Chances are you don’t know Anoushavan Abrahamian. I met him a few years ago at a banquet in Los Angeles. I was sitting with him and his wife at the same table.
This summer, I so much enjoyed taking my readers with me to different communities I traveled to.
Do you remember a celebration of the first day of the new academic year, either for your kids or yourself? I don’t.
As we left Vanadzor for the village of Dsegh, we passed the outskirts of the city.
When I was criss-crossing Armenia in 2012 with a group, our tour guide mentioned that recently a suspended bridge had been built in a village called Khndzoresk.