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Evgeny Kissin to Lead Carnegie Hall Concert Marking Armenian Genocide Centennial

Evgeny Kissin to Lead Carnegie Hall Concert Marking Armenian Genocide Centennial

NEW YORK—Part of a series of official memorial concerts around the world in association with the Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival, “With You, Armenia” juxtaposes Armenian composers with works by Chopin and includes a world premiere of specially-composed choral work by Krzysztof Penderecki. For those generations, especially in the West, who grew up learning about


Ararat Home Commemorates Genocide Centennial

MISSION HILLS, Calif.—Ararat Home had the unique opportunity and privilege to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide by celebrating the lives of 12 centenarians residing at the Home. On Sunday, March 15, approximately 450 guests gathered at Deukmejian Ballroom for a special program honoring 12 extraordinary individuals born between 1906 and 1915. Two of

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian speaks at the Washington National Cathedral during a ceremony commemorating the Armenian Genocide centenary. May 7, 2015. (Photo: official publication)

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

    WASHINGTON—A prayer service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday evening.   The service remembered those lost in the genocide and showed gratitude for the regeneration of life that the survivors worked so hard to create.   United States Vice President Joseph Biden

Armenia's Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian at a press conference in Yerevan. Jan. 26, 2015. (Photo: Photolure)

Nalbandian, Afeyan Hold Press Conference on Genocide Centennial

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Armenia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Edward Nalbandian joined the National Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial (NCAGC) chair and 100 LIVES co-founder, Noubar Afeyan, in a telephone press call on May 7, the Armenian Weekly reports. The two discussed various issues pertaining to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, including the upcoming National Commemoration

Armenian Genocide Centennial Monument Unveiled in Stepanakert

  STEPANAKERT—Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakian on Wednesday attended the unveiling and consecration of a monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial in Artsakh’s capital Stepanakert.   The President thanked contributors to the initiative for the implementation of the project, especially noting the help of Artsakh, Forward, an NGO operating in Artsakh.   Primate of

Fresno Commemorates Genocide Centennial

FRESNO, Calif.—The evils of the Armenian Genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Turks are not confined to the period 1915–1923 but have remained firmly imprinted in the history of the current Republic of Turkey, as attorney Bruce Janigian, keynote speaker for Fresno’s Armenian Genocide Commemoration, explained to an audience of more than 1200 people at St.