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Art Exhibit to Honor Rostom Voskanian Oct. 25

Art Exhibit to Honor Rostom Voskanian Oct. 25

Armenia School Foundation USA, the Armenian Cultural Ararat Organization 70th Celebrations Arts Committee, and the Melik Voskanian Foundation have joined together to honor, remember, and celebrate the precious life and works of renowned architect and artist Rostom Voskanian.

October 17th, 2014

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Chamlian Participates in California’s ‘Great ShakeOut’

Chamlian Participates in California’s ‘Great ShakeOut’

On Thursday, Chamlian Armenian School participated in the Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history.

October 17th, 2014

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Armenia Slams Azerbaijan in Minsk Group Meeting

Armenia Slams Azerbaijan in Minsk Group Meeting

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian harshly criticized Azerbaijan for its “destructive position and unwillingness to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” as he met with the US, Russian and French co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on Friday in Yerevan.

October 17th, 2014

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Sarkisian Delays Decision on Constitutional Reform

Sarkisian Delays Decision on Constitutional Reform

President Serzh Sarkisian appears to have delayed a key decision in the controversial process of constitutional reform initiated by him, citing the need for “additional discussions” with Armenia’s main political groups.

October 17th, 2014

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Artsakh’s Speaker of Parliament Visits ANC of Europe

Artsakh’s Speaker of Parliament Visits ANC of Europe

Artsakh National Assembly Speaker Ashot Ghulian paid a visit to the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (ANC of Europe) offices Friday and held a meeting with representatives from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Belgium, Armenian National Committee of Belgium, Hamazkayin Cultural Association, Homenetmen Athletics Union, Armenian Youth Federation, Armenian Relief Society, and the EAFJD.

October 17th, 2014

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Over 40 Percent of Armenians Below Poverty Line

Over 40 Percent of Armenians Below Poverty Line

An estimated 42 percent of people in Armenia are living below the poverty line, according to a study conducted in 2013 by the Sociometer research center.

October 17th, 2014

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Armenia Hosts World Conference on ‘Chess in Schools’

Armenia Hosts World Conference on ‘Chess in Schools’

An international conference on “Chess in Schools” is underway in Yerevan taking place from Oct. 16 to 18. The event has brought together 180 representatives from 30 countries.

October 17th, 2014

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13-Year-Old Armenian Chess Prodigy Wants to Take Over the World

13-Year-Old Armenian Chess Prodigy Wants to Take Over the World

Samuel Sevian may only be 13, but the American chess prodigy is in a hurry.

October 17th, 2014

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Hamazkayin Presents Six-Day Theater Festival in February

Hamazkayin Presents Six-Day Theater Festival in February

The series of plays to be presented by the well-known theatrical group, Hamazkayin Sos Sargsyan StateTheater of Armenia, previously scheduled for Sept. 30 to Oct. 5, was postponed for unforeseen reasons and will take place February 3 to 8, 2015.

October 16th, 2014

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Community Reaffirms Support for Syrian-Armenians During Prelate Visit

Community Reaffirms Support for Syrian-Armenians During Prelate Visit

On the evening of Tuesday, October 14, 100 iguests gathered at the Western Prelacy “Dikran and Zarouhie Der Ghazarian” Hall to officially welcome Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian to the Western Prelacy.

October 16th, 2014

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17 New Members Join La Crescenta AYF Juniors

17 New Members Join La Crescenta AYF Juniors

The AYF Juniors Crescenta Valley “Karekin Njdeh” Chapter almost doubled their size in the past fiscal year. These new members who were recruited faced the challenge of a rigorous Novice Test.

October 16th, 2014

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AFFMA Announces Film Festival Line Up and Premier Nights

AFFMA Announces Film Festival Line Up and Premier Nights

The Arpa Foundation for Film, Music, and Art announces its 17th annual Arpa International Film Festival, to be held November 14-16th, 2014 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

October 16th, 2014

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La Crescenta Juniors Host Benefit Brunch

La Crescenta Juniors Host Benefit Brunch

The La Crescenta Armenian Youth center was bustling with the sound of AYF Juniors and their parents working hard on Sunday, Oct. 5, as they prepared for a fundraiser brunch that aimed to raise money for people in Armenia.

October 16th, 2014

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Society for Armenian Studies to Mark 40th Anniversary

Society for Armenian Studies to Mark 40th Anniversary

To mark the 40th Anniversary of its founding, the Society for Armenian Studies (SAS) is holding a two day conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., on November 21-22.

October 16th, 2014

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