Monthly Archives: June 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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”, – […]

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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