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British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates  Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day The hugely successful 23rd anniversary event in London was a concert with the popular and talented Armenian singer  and composer, Alla Levonian By Hasmik Harutunyan, Freelence Journalist On Saturday 20th September the British Armenian Community celebrated the 23rd Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia with a Concert […]

Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in Aid of Syrian Armenian Refugees

Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in Aid of Syrian Armenian Refugees Syrian Armenian Relief Fund By Hasmik Harutunyan Free-lance reporter On the 26th of September 2014 the Syrian Armenian Emergency Relief Fund under the auspices of Armenian Community Council organised a Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in order to raise money for Armenians […]

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Independence Day celebration Photos 20 Sept 2014

Syrian Armenian Emergency Relief Fund Committee: Successful Walk-A-Thon raises over £4000

Raffi Sarkissian interview with Civilitas Foundation, Yerevan

The Armenian Lobby in the UK ՈՒրբաթ, 20 հունիս, 2014 – 22:00 | Սիվիլնեթ Բաժիններ` REPORTS IN ENGLISH, ԴԻՏԱԿԵՏ, ԼՐԱՀՈՍ, ՀԱՐՑԱԶՐՈՒՅՑՆԵՐ, ՍԻՎԻԼՆԵԹ How can the UK Armenian Community impact UK policy on Armenia and the region? Raffi Sarkissian, a community activist, talks about this and other activities in London and throughtout the United Kingdom.

Sad passing of Ani Avakian

The dearly beloved Ani Avakian, born in Cyprus in 1951 and the daughter of the late Apkar and Arshalouis Baghdjian, sadly passed away in London on 5th June 2014. Her spirit lives on through her husband, Abraham Avakian, and her children Ara and Maral. Service will be held at St Sarkis Church of Inverna Gardens, […]

OUTSTANDING CONCERT IN LONDON DEDICATED TO THE 110TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARAM KHACHATURIAN’S BIRTH

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London, 2014

WE CANNOT, WE WILL NOT FORGET THE 24TH OF APRIL 1915 Commemorative Evening of the Armenian Genocide in St. Yegishe Armenian Church in London 24th of April… A day that unites Armenians across the world regardless of political, social or cultural background, to remember 1.5million innocent lives lost in the first Genocide of the XX […]

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia Dear Fellow Citizens, I cordially wish you a Happy New Year! The passing year has been full of many initiatives and events, but I believe the most significant among them was the deeply conscious work aimed at Armenia’s economic growth and enhanced […]

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Karekin II

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Karekin II

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Karekin II   On this festive day of New Year we extend Our Pontifical love and blessings to you, dear faithful people of Armenia and the Diaspora. We are welcoming the redemptive year of 2014. With the sacrament of Our Lord’s Holy Nativity we enter a new year. When […]

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Aram I

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Aram I

New Year’s Message of His Holiness Aram I   ՎԻՏԷՕ – ՄԵԾԻՏԱՆՆԿԻԼԻԿԻՈՅԿԱԹՈՂԻԿՈՍՆ.Ս.Օ.Տ.Տ. ԱՐԱՄԱ. ՎԵՀԱՓԱՌՀԱՅՐԱՊԵՏԻԱՄԱՆՈՐԵԱՅՊԱՏԳԱՄԸ   PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO WATCH THE NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE FROM HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I OF THE HOLY SEE OF CILICIA: If new window does not open, please COPY and PASTE the address on your Browser http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=og-zjMxOkAk  

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine by Sam Wong 21 October 2013   Professor Lord Ara Darzi has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health arm of the US National Academy of Sciences.Membership of the IOM is one of the highest honours in the field of health and […]

COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEMBER, VIKEN HALADJIAN, RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL

COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEMBER, VIKEN HALADJIAN, RECEIVES GOLD MEDAL   This year’s celebration of the 22nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by the Republic of Armenia became also the happy occasion to celebrate the award of a Gold Medal of the Armenian Ministry for the Diaspora to a member of the Armenian Community Council, Mr. […]

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

Community Council Presents Gift to Her Majesty the Queen

COMMUNITY COUNCIL PRESENTS GIFT TO THE QUEEN   On the occasion of the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee (2012) of the accession to the Throne of Her Majesty the Queen and the Diamond Jubilee (June 2013) of Her Majesty’s Coronation, on behalf of the British Armenian Community the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom […]

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Dr Armen Sarkissian Appointed Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland On 27th September 2013, President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree appointing former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian, Armenia’s new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Dr Sarkissian’s Diplomatic career began in 1991, immediately following the Independence of the […]

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert Members of the California delegation at Dzidzernagapert with Speaker Perez at far right YEREVAN (Yerkir Media)—A delegation of state and local officials currently visiting Armenia and headed by California State Assembly Speaker John Perez visited the Dzidzernagapert memorial monument and paid respects to the memory of the 1.5 million […]

Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee

Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee

Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee The Armenian Genocide Centenary Commemoration Committee was formed in May 2012, in the presence of civic dignitaries and representatives of over 25 community-based organisations, in line with other Armenian Diaspora communities world-wide. Its mission is summarised as follows: The committee is represented by 15 members from all major organisations in […]

St Yeghiche Parish

His Grace Bishop Vahan Hovhanessian, Primate, attended a regular meeting of the Armenian Community and Church Council (ACCC) on Thursday, 2 May 2013, to discuss the procedure of the establishment of a Parish at St Yeghiche Church. During the meeting it was agreed that public forums be scheduled to discuss the transitional procedure and the […]

The UK Government’s Position on the Armenian Genocide

Presented at the Commemoration of the Church of Wales’ Recognition of the Armenian Genocide Temple of Peace, Cardiff 22 April 2013 This presentation will cover key elements of the British Government’s policy on the Armenian Genocide, the destruction of up to 1.5 million people between 1915 and 1923, from the perspective of an Armenian born […]

UK Armenians Commemorate the Armenian Genocide

UK Armenians Commemorate the Armenian Genocide

London – Around 1500 people silently marched to The Cenotaph memorial on Saturday 20 April 2013 in an annual remembrance of one and a half million fellow Armenians slaughtered by Ottoman Turks during Armenian Genocide of 1915. An incessant stream of people passed through prominent streets of London carrying hundreds of placards, laying wreaths at […]

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