Armenia Indep Sept 23rd
Armenian Relief Society 35th Anniv Dinner-Dance 7th October 2017
2017 Sept 23 – Independence Celebrations
Dance Lessons with Dalila
Raffi Sarkissian interview 24 Apr 2017
OPERA SAYAT NOVA 20 21 OCT 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT – Elections
K Tahta Sunday School
ACC UK is now on YouTube
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Mr HAMPARTSOUM BOGHOSIAN PASSES AWAY

Mr HAMPARTSOUM BOGHOSIAN PASSES AWAY

On 23rd June, 2017, the death was announced of the British Armenian Community elder, Mr Hampartsoum Boghosian.   Mr Boghosian had been a highly respected and dedicated member of the community and had served in many committees, and in particular for many years as a member of the St Yeghiche ( previously known as St […]

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Armenian atlas sold for $37,500 at an Auction in New York

Armenian atlas sold for $37,500 at an Auction in New York

  Armenian atlas sold for $37,500 at an Auction in New York Source: www.peopleofar.com   This beautiful atlas was created by Hovhannes Amira Dadian from the Armenian Mekhitarist monastery located on the Venetian island of San Lazzaro in 1849.  This is the first atlas in the Armenian language and boasts ten hand-colored double-page maps, including one […]

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ZILDJIAN – The oldest family firm in the United States

Trade secrets of oldest family firm in US By Kim Gittleson BBC News, Massachusetts 7 June 2012;  From the section bbc.co.uk/news/business   Avedis Zildjian, who emigrated from Turkey to the US Nearly 400 years ago, in 1623, Avedis Zildjian founded a cymbal-manufacturing company in Istanbul. Now run by 14th generation family member Craigie Zildjian, along […]

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Stephen Pound MP, British Member of Parliament Says UK Owes it to Armenians to recognise the Armenian Genocide.

Stephen Pound MP, British Member of Parliament Says UK Owes it to Armenians to recognise the Armenian Genocide.

Stephen Pound MP, British Member of Parliament Says UK Owes it to Armenians to recognise the Armenian Genocide. Mr Stephen Pound, Labour Member of Parliament for Ealing North is interviewed by Ms Nvard Chalikyan.   Watch the interview on YouTube by clicking the link. Mr Pound says UK owes it to Armenians to recognise the […]

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Jewish Armenologist Michael Stone on Armenian culture and unique archaeological discoveries

Jewish Armenologist Michael Stone on Armenian culture and unique archaeological discoveries

Jewish Armenologist Michael Stone on Armenian Culture and Unique Archaeological Discoveries Author: Nvard Chalikyan ::  “When I was doing my PhD I started to learn Armenian. I [also] learned to have great affection for the Armenian people and its creativity. I liked it… I learned to value the music and art through my wife”, – […]

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Armenian Community Church Service in Memory of the Victims of Manchester Atrocity

Armenian Community Church Service in Memory of the Victims of Manchester Atrocity     ::  On Sunday, May 28th, 2017, his grace Bishop Hovakim Manukyan presided over a “Hokehankist” Special Prayer Service at St. Yeghiche Armenian Community Church in memory of the 22 innocent victims of the Manchester bombing of 22nd May, 2017.  Prayers were also […]

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Christopher J Walker, Author of “ARMENIA; Survival of a Nation” Dies aged 75

Christopher J Walker, Author of “ARMENIA; Survival of a Nation” Dies aged 75

  Christopher J. Walker (1942 – 2017) :: It is with deep sorrow that news was received of the death of the renowned British historian and author, Christopher J. Walker. Christopher Walker was educated at the Lancing and Brasenose Colleges at the University of Oxford, and among other positions, held positions in the editorial department […]

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Genocide Commemorative Events Held in London – April 2017

Genocide Commemorative Events Held in London – April 2017

ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS HELD IN LONDON   On the evening of Sunday 23rd April, 2017, a Commemorative Evening in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide took place at the Saint Yeghiche Armenian Church in Kensington, London.  The event was organized by the Executive Committee of the Armenian Community Council of the U.K. […]

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K Tahta Armenian Community Sunday School Praised by founder of “Mashtots” Armenian school Dr Hilda Kalfaian-Panossian

K Tahta Armenian Community Sunday School Praised by founder of “Mashtots” Armenian school Dr Hilda Kalfaian-Panossian ::  The following is an article received from Mrs R Tatulian, Head Teacher of the K Tahta Armenian Community Sunday School :  “As part of K Tahta Armenian Community Sunday School’s annual teachers training program and focusing specially towards advancing […]

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Elections in Armenia – Republican Party Retains Power with 55/50 Overall Majority in New Parliament

Elections in Armenia – Republican Party Retains Power with 55/50 Overall Majority in New Parliament . ::  The governing Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) was the clear victor in the April 2 elections, as expected, winning over 49 percent of the vote and an apparent absolute majority of seats in parliament (55 out of 105). […]

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Turkish-Azerbaijani Union Chair Convicted of Anti-Armenian Statements in Holland

Turkish-Azerbaijani Union Chair Convicted  of Anti-Armenian Statements in Holland

  Turkish-Azerbaijani Union Chair Convicted of Anti-Armenian Statements in Holland :: THE HAGUE/ALMELO, Netherlands—A Netherlands court on Friday convicted the chairman of the Turkish-Azerbaijani Cultural Association Ilhan Askin for inciting violence against Armenians. The Armenian community in the Netherlands, namely the Dutch Armenian Committee for Justice and Democracy (Armenian National Committee of Netherlands/ ANC-Netherlands) an […]

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Armenia and EU Initial Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement

       PRESS RELEASE FROM European Friends of Armenia A starting gun for new growth: Armenia and EU initial Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement Today, Armenia and the European Union (EU) formally initialled the text of their new Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement. The Agreement deserves the adjective “comprehensive” as it combines a wide […]

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British – Armenian IT Initiative Presentation Takes Place in London

British – Armenian IT Initiative Presentation Takes Place in London

With support from the British Embassy Yerevan, 17 Armenian IT companies were in London on March 9-11 exploring opportunities for cooperation with British businesses. Some very impressive presentations about Armenia as a country of technology, innovations, top quality IT solutions and software have been made, followed by numerous B2B meetings between Armenian ITs and British […]

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Armenian – British IT Initiatives Event to Take Place in London

Armenian – British IT Initiatives Event to Take Place in London

  Armenian – British IT Initiatives Event to Take Place in London   “Armenian-British IT Initiatives” project aims to establish long-term business relationships between Armenian IT companies and British businesses. There are 15 leading Armenian IT companies chosen to participate in the Project presenting their services and products in London this March. All the selected […]

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His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia Pays Pontifical Visit to Armenian Community of Aleppo

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia Pays Pontifical Visit to Armenian Community of Aleppo

  Aram I blesses salt and bread upon arriving in Aleppo (Photo by Studio Venus) ::   His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia Pays Pontifical Visit to Armenian Community of Aleppo ::  Source: Asbarez.com ­ ::Praises the Will and Determination of the Armenian community of Syria :: ALEPPO, Syria—His Holiness […]

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The Picture-Perfect Ensemble of Armenian Twelfth Night – Shakespeare 2016

The Picture-Perfect Ensemble of Armenian Twelfth Night  – Shakespeare 2016

The Picture-Perfect Ensemble of Armenian Twelfth Night    ::   by Jasmine Seymour  :: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em” (Twelfth Night, 2.5.144-146)  :: The annual Shakespeare Theatre Festival established over a decade ago in Armenia, has now reached widespread international reputation, bringing celebrated theatre groups and mono […]

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Mkhitaryan scores winning goal for Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur

Mkhitaryan scores winning goal for Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur

Henrikh Mkhitaryan dedicates first Premier League goal to Manchester United fans  :: Sunday 11 Dec 2016 : Manchester United 1 (Mkhitaryan), Tottenham Hotspur 0 ::  Mkhitaryan scored the winner against Tottenham before leaving the field on a stretcher in the dying minutes of the game.  Source & Copyright: www.MIRROR.co.uk BYJACOB MURTAGH Henrikh Mkhitaryan fired United […]

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An Evening to Honour the Renowned Star of Film & Drama JENIA NERSISIAN

An Evening to Honour the Renowned Star of Film & Drama JENIA NERSISIAN

An Evening to Honour the Renowned Star of Armenian Film & Drama JENIA NERSISIAN   On Saturday 3 December 2016 the Armenian Community Council’s Cultural Committee and the K. Tahta Sunday School held an “Honouring Evening” (Hopelian) for the renowned star of Armenian screen and stage, Mrs Jenia Nersisian, and also celebrated her 85th Birthday. […]

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Return of Sis Catholicosate Case to be Submitted to the European Court of Human Rights

Return of Sis Catholicosate Case to be Submitted to the European Court of Human Rights

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia Return of Sis Catholicosate Case to be Formally Submitted to the European Court of Human Rights Source: Asbarez.com ANTELIAS, Lebanon (Armenian Weekly)—His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia announced on Monday that the Cilician Catholicosate will be submitting the legal […]

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Armenia and France to Intensify Defense Cooperation

Armenia, France to Intensify Defense Cooperation ­ . :: YEREVAN (ArmRadio)—Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan on Monday met with French Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Jean-Francois Charpentier, Armenia’s Defense Ministry reported. Mr Sarkisian attached importance to France’s efforts towards the Karabakh peace process in its capacity as an OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chair. The interlocutors […]

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