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ODE FOR EASTER, KAROUN and other poems by Gayaneh Khach (Khachatrian)

ODE FOR EASTER,  KAROUN  and other poems by Gayaneh Khach (Khachatrian)

        ========================= :: ՍՈՒՐԲ ԶԱՏԻԿ Սուրբ Զատիկի օրը բարի, Հարությունը՝ Հիսուս Քրիստոսի Օրհնյալ լինի, Ձեզ հետ ապրի, Շնորհների արժանացնի: Սուրբ հրաշքներն Ավետիսի Օջախ ու հույս ամուր պահի Ու ձեր հոգու երջանկությունն Սուրբ լույսերով միշտ ողողի: ԳԱՅԱՆԵ ԽԱՉ ——————————————————————– ՍԻՐՈՎ  ՆՎԻՐՈՒՄ  ԵՄ ՀԱՄԱՅՆՔԻ ԽՈՐՀՐԴԻՆ Համայնքի խորհուրդ արդար գիտության, Սրբազան գործի վեհ նվիրյալներ, Պատգամը […]

Lecture “The Tragic and Heroic Image of Armenian Women in Armenian Literature” by Dr Silva Allahverdian

Lecture “The Tragic and Heroic Image of Armenian Women in Armenian Literature” by Dr Silva Allahverdian

Lecture by Dr Silva Allahverdian on “The Tragic and Heroic Image of Women in Armenian Literature” The lecture by Dr Silva Allahverdian jointly organised by HOM and Hamazkayin on 21st August 2015, at the Navasartian Centre in London was one of the best programmes presented in London, dedicated to this year’s Commemorations of the Centenary […]

ACC UK Holds Reception in Honour of New Primate, Bishop Hovakim Manukyan

ACC UK Holds Reception in Honour of New Primate, Bishop Hovakim Manukyan

Armenian Community Council Holds Reception in Honour of the New Primate of the United Kingdom, His Grace Bishop Hovakim Manukyan : On Saturday 11th of July, 2015 a Cocktail Reception was held at the Kensington Marriott Hotel, by the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom in honour of the newly appointed Primate of the […]

New United Kingdom Primate Appointed

New United Kingdom Primate Appointed

  NEW PRIMATE APPOINTED FOR UNITED KINGDOM     The Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom has been informed that His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos and Supreme Patriarch of All Armenians has appointed His Grace Bishop Hovakim Manukian as Primate of the Armenian Churches in the United Kingdom. Bishop Hovakim Manukian (baptismal name Vardkes) […]

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause

Dr. Robert Fisk, the British Friend of the Armenian Cause Dr. Robert Fisk and Mr. Raphael Grigorian of SOAS UCL’s Armenian Societies and Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee (AGCCC) UK jointly organised an enlightening evening with best-selling author and journalist Dr. Robert Fisk on Monday the 8th of June 2015. The presentation entitled The Armenian […]

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation   ANTELIAS, Lebanon–The Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia has issued a statement on its website clarifying the nature and purpose of its claim for the return of its historical Seat in Sis (present-day Kozan in Turkey), currently pending before the Turkish […]

Genocide in Armenian Art

Genocide in Armenian Art

Genocide in Armenian Art On the 16th of May, in London’s Navasartian Hall, took place the lecture and art exhibition of the well-known Armenian art critic: Mr. Shahen Khatchatryan- on the topic of “Genocide in Armenian Art”. The lecture and the art exhibition were dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide and were organised […]

MUSIC FOR ARMENIA, MUSIC FROM ARMENIA

MUSIC FOR ARMENIA, MUSIC FROM ARMENIA Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan plays at Royal Festival Hall in a special concert to commemorate the Armenian Genocide on 3rd of May 2015 By H.Harutunyan         The concert “Music for Armenia” at London’s prestigious Royal Festival Hall was organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Great […]

I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London I’m the First Armenian in the British Parliament and I Am Dismayed at the British Government’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Posted – Huffington Post: 04/23/2015 5:23 pm EDT Updated: 04/23/2015 5:59 pm EDT This Friday I will mark the 100th anniversary of […]

The Armenian genocide – the Guardian briefing

The Armenian genocide – the Guardian briefing Turkey has never accepted the term genocide, even though historians have demolished its denial of responsibility for up to 1.5 million deaths   Below: Armenians at the Marash army barracks awaiting execution. Above: the Ottoman governor, Haydar Pasha, and soldiers, April 1915. Photograph: Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute. Ian Black […]

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland

‘We have not forgotten our roots’: Somber Kim and Khloe lay red tulips at memorial commemorating 1.5m victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide during eight-day tour of their homeland   Sisters laid red tulips near eternal flame of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex in capital Yerevan  Khloe looked emotional as they spent about 10 minutes […]

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis

The Christian tragedy in the Middle East did not begin with Isis Sunday 5 April 2015 Robert Fisk A hundred years on from the Armenian genocide, and a Christian minority is again suffering One summer’s day in 1990, I walked into a beautiful Crusader chapel in Keserwan, a gentle mountainside north of Beirut, where an […]

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons

Stephen Pound MP Calls for Genocide Recognition and Centenary Commemoration in House of Commons   On the evening of Monday 23rd March 2015, Mr Stephen Pound (Labour), the Member of Parliament for Ealing North, secured a Debate in the House of Commons on the Armenian Genocide. During the course of the Debate, Mr Pound provided […]

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik

Hayasdan All-Armenia Fund Annual Charity Concert for New Kindergarten in Sassounik The Annual Charity concert of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Affiliate in the UK has become a tradition, when young Armenian artists sparkle with their bright talents in St. John’s Concert Hall in Smith Square, London. Individuals and organisations that persist in bringing young talented […]

Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Iraq addresses letter to Prince Charles

March 10, 2015 Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Iraq addresses letter to Prince Charles Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Iraq addresses letter to Prince Charles – Armradio – Archbishop Avak Asadourian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of Iraq, addressed a letter to Prince Charles after the news was revealed that […]

International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus

March 10, 2015 International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus International Conference on the Armenian Genocide Under the Patronage of French President François Hollande – Syllabus – The international conference organized by the International Scientific Council for the study of the Armenian Genocide (CSI) “Genocide of […]

Artsakh and Its Future

Artsakh and Its Future On The 22nd of February Mr. David Ishkanyan, guest speaker from Artsakh, gave lecture on the Liberation Movement in Artsakh and the ARF at Navasartian Hall in London. The lecture was organised by ARF London, packed with members of the Armenian Community, attended by the representatives of the Armenian Embassy in […]

Pope Francis declares Armenian saint Doctor of the Church

Pope Francis declares Armenian saint Doctor of the Church St. Gregory of Narek 23/02/2015 11:31 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has declared Armenian poet and monk, Saint Gregory of Narek, a Doctor of the Universal Church.  Meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Cause of Saints on Saturday ahead of his departure […]

Gallipoli commemorations cancelled due to lack of international interest

Gallipoli commemorations cancelled due to lack of international interest The Gallipoli Peninsula, where one of the most famous battles of World War I, the Battle of Gallipoli, took place, is seen in this file photo. (Photo: DHA) February 21, 2015, Saturday/ 17:00:00/ LAMİYA ADİLGIZI / ISTANBUL Centennial commemorations of the Gallipoli Campaign of World War […]

Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare

Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare By William Bairamian on Jan 28, 2015 Armenia, Nation, News Desk Amal Clooney is representing Armenia in the case of Perincek v. Switzerland, where Turkish citizen Dogu Perincek, a member of a group called the Talaat Pasha Committee, is accused of denying the Armenian Genocide at a conference in Switzerland by […]

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