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Armenia Country Branding: How National Character Becomes a Brand Icon

Armenia Country Branding: How National Character Becomes a Brand Icon

Now that the Armenia Country Branding team has completed the discovery, analytic and strategic phases of building a brand identity for Armenia, it is working full speed ahead to put a face on it.

March 2nd, 2015

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Hamazkayin to Stage ‘Music From Armenia’ for Cello and Piano

Hamazkayin to Stage ‘Music From Armenia’ for Cello and Piano

The Hamazkayin Music Committee members would like to urge you not miss a unique, exquisite concert they are presenting called “Music from Armenia”. Dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, it will take place on Sunday, March 15 at 6:30 pm, at the Glendale Presbyterian Church, 125 S. Louise St., Glendale.
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March 2nd, 2015

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Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian Honored as Legislator of the Year

Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian Honored as Legislator of the Year

Special districts in San Luis Obispo County and across the state recognize Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian as the 2014 Legislator of the Year.

March 2nd, 2015

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New York’s Metropolitan Museum Considering Exhibit on Armenia

New York’s Metropolitan Museum Considering Exhibit on Armenia

An exhibition devoted to Armenia may be held in one the world’s most prominent cultural centers, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, in 2017.

March 2nd, 2015

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Turkey Seeking UNESCO World Heritage Status for Ani

Turkey Seeking UNESCO World Heritage Status for Ani

Work is continuing at the ancient ruins of Ani, a 5,000-year-old Armenian city located in Turkey near the Armenian border in the eastern province of Kars, with an eye on including the site on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

March 2nd, 2015

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Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian met at the weekend with Israeli historian and genocide expert Yair Auron, who was accompanied by writer and publicist Zory Balayan.

March 2nd, 2015

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Bay Area Armenians March on Golden Gate Bridge to Mark Genocide Centennial

Bay Area Armenians March on Golden Gate Bridge to Mark Genocide Centennial

SAN FRANCISCO (The San Francisco Examiner)–Approximately 1000 Armenian-Americans marched across the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday to commemorate the 100 year mark of the Armenian Genocide. The march was led by religious and community leaders of the local Armenian community. “We march today, not just for the victims of the Armenian Genocide, but for the victims [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia warned Azerbaijan of “severe consequences” on Monday after two Armenian soldiers were killed in Nagorno-Karabakh in what appears to be a renewed upsurge in fighting in the conflict zone.

March 2nd, 2015

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AYF Members Stage ‘Die-In’ In Front of Staples Center

AYF Members Stage ‘Die-In’ In Front of Staples Center

LOS ANGELES—More than 60 members of the Armenian Youth Federation – Western United States took part in a “die-in” demonstration Sunday afternoon in front of the Staples Center in Downtown to raise awareness about the Armenian Genocide and bring attention to its continued denial by Turkey, as part of the AYF’s 100 Days of Action [...]

March 2nd, 2015

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Dr. Douzjian to Present Second Talk at Fresno State

Dr. Douzjian to Present Second Talk at Fresno State

Dr. Myrna Douzjian (UCLA), the 11th Henry K. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at California State University, Fresno, will give a talk, “Atom Egoyan’s Ararat: Traumatic Histories and Transnational Identities” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus.

March 2nd, 2015

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Paul Krekorian Leads LA’s Sponsorship of Genocide Centennial Events

Paul Krekorian Leads LA’s Sponsorship of Genocide Centennial Events

Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian is spearheading the City of LA’s sponsorship of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

February 27th, 2015

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AYF Leads Protest Challenging Azeri Aggression, Championing Artsakh’s Freedom

AYF Leads Protest Challenging Azeri Aggression, Championing Artsakh’s Freedom

Members, alumni, and supporters of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) braved sub-freezing temperatures today outside the Azerbaijani Embassy in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Baku massacres, condemn Baku’s ongoing anti-Armenian aggression, and call for freedom and security for the independent Republic of Nagorno Karabakh.

February 27th, 2015

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Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

On February 27, 1988, Armenians living in the city of Sumgait were subject to a brutal pogrom by rampaging mobs. These massacres spilled into the towns of Baku and Kirovobad, as well.

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenian officials on Friday expressed their anger and deemed it inappropriate that Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended an event organized by Azerbaijan regarding what Baku calls the “Khojaly genocide.”

February 27th, 2015

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