The ARS Javakhk Fund Committee, cognizant of the determination of the communities in Javakhk (Georgia) to preserve the Armenian heritage, has organized an annual cruise and lecture program to spread the word and raise funds to support programs in Javakhk.
The University of Southern California’s Institute of Armenian Studies has launched a global directory of events — Year100.org — to boost awareness of the variety of publications, conferences and other events and activities, marking the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, and thus augment their impact.
A capacity crowd of over 200 supporters and friends of the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region (ANCA-WR) were in attendance at the highly anticipated official book launch of Matthew Karanian’s “Historic Armenia, After 100 Years: Ani, Kars, and the Six Provinces of Western Armenia” hosted by the ANCA-WR Advocacy through Film and the Arts Committee on February 11 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel.
The Life100 art exhibition, to be held at the Brand Library Art Galleries in Glendale, Calif., March 14 –May 1, will uplift, inspire and empower visitors by showcasing over 30 master Armenian artists and 20 contemporary Armenian artists from Los Angeles, whose stories represent the impact of the Armenian Genocide from over 15 countries.
The Armenian National Committee of America – Burbank (Burbank ANCA) recently hosted its candidates’ reception on February 8, 2015. The intimate event was held at the beautiful home of Apo and Nora Tashjian. City Council and School Board candidates addressed the guests and received contributions from the community.