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Nazarian Wins State Assembly Race

Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region-endorsed Adrin Nazarian handily won his race to represent the 46 California State Assembly district, becoming the newest Armenian-American to hold a seat in the state legislature.

East Valley ANCA to Host Community Mixer

On the evening of Tuesday, October 30, the East San Fernando Valley chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA-SFVE) will host an exclusive Community Mixer in Studio City, California.

ARF Student and Youth Organizations Hold Conference

YEREVAN (ARF Youth Office)–Representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Student and Youth organizations from around the world gathered at the ARF Bureau Kristapor Miakaelian center for conference. More than 50 members representing Syria, Lebanon, Kuwait, Greece, SOuoth America, the US and Canada attended the conference. The Western Region’s ARF Shant Student Association was represented by...

ARF Shant and ANC PN ‘Rally Against Denial’

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Shant Student Association in partnership with the ANC- Professional Network organized the "Rally Against Denial" on April 23–focusing on the youth–students and professionals of the community; over 1,500 people gathered for the event. The theme was activism through knowledge and awareness of Armenian Genocide issues and Turkey’s denial of history. "Armenia’simply...

Youth Corps 1999 Touches Down in Armenia

BY ALEX SARDAR Special to Asbarez YEREVAN–The Armenian Youth Federation Youth Corps 1999 participants arrived at Yerevan’s Zvartnots Airport early Tuesday morning–signaling the start of the last mission of the century for the AYF Youth Corps. The 1999 AYF Youth Corps group is comprised of Armenian youth from various locales of Southern California and one...

Armenian Students Win at Decathlon

At the 1998 Academic Decathlon For Southern California Private Schools–Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School–Holy Martyrs Ferrahian Armenian School–and AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian placed high marks competing against 22 other participating schools. Pilibos placed 2nd–winning the sliver medal–and Ferrahian 3rd in Division II. Pilibos accumulated a total number of 27 medals: 11 Gold–7 Silver–and 9 Bronze. The...

The Armenian Genocide Legacy 100 Years On

On March 5, 6 and 7, 22 experts gathered for a conference at The Hague Institute for Global Justice to look at the legacy of the Armenian Genocide from the perspective of law, humanities, media, arts and letters, politics and education.

From Constantinople to LA: Three Centuries of Western Armenian Theater

BY ARAM KOUYOUMDJIAN This past fall, at a conference on “Armenian Art and Culture in the Ottoman Empire Before 1915,” I presented a paper entitled “Arrested Development: Western Armenian Theater in the Nineteenth Century.” The paper examined the emergence of Western Armenian theater in Constantinople – or “Bolis” – amidst a period of national awakening...