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Armenian Genocide 105th Anniversary Events Announcements

Commemoration of the 105th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide (UK) 1.) Fri 24 April, 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM – Remembrance service to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at St. Yeghiche Armenian Church, followed by wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial khachkar. The service will be streaming live on https://www.facebook.com/ArmenianChurchofUKandIreland/ and https://www.facebook.com/styeghiche and […]

April 24th 1915 Armenian Genocide, 105th Anniversary Memorial

Armenian Genocide Commemoration 2020 Virtual ‘March’, join us Public Announcement April 2020 – Virtual March UK The world is facing unprecedented times. There is so much uncertainty around us and we have lost members of our own community to COVID-19. For many Armenians, this pandemic comes at a time when we recall the Genocide of […]

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION BULLETIN – 2

Coronavirus Myths Busted  – Is Coronavirus a living organism? The virus, officially named COVID-19, is technically “not alive”. A virus is simply “a protein super molecule rather than a living organism”. You “cannot kill” the virus, but that does not mean it cannot be destroyed or allowed to decay. The time it takes to break […]

COMMUNITY HEALTH INFORMATION BULLETIN – 1

COMMUNITY HEALT INFORMATION BULLETIN Coronavirus (COVID-19) What you need to do Stay at home Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home) Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people Wash your hands as soon as you get home You can spread the virus even if […]

Republic of Armenia COVID-19: Financial Assiatance Campaign

Given the seriousness of the situation and the unprecedented strain this Pandemic is putting on Armenia’s healthcare sector, the Ministry of Finance has launched ‘Financial assistance to the state’ campaign.. For those individuals around the world who would like to support the cause, may use the links below to transfer their donations: https://www.e-payments.am/en/state-duties/step3/service=5054/ If you […]

IMPORTANT COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT – (ACEMC)

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ARMENIAN COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Concern for the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is increasing by the day. It is imperative that our community prepares itself for this pandemic on one hand and embarks on a programme of caring for the elderly and the vulnerable. Particularly those who may be living on their […]

ACC UK – Community response to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Community Member, At The Armenian Community Council the health and safety of our community is our top priority.  With that in mind, we want to give you an insight into the steps we are taking, to be extra vigilant amid growing concerns around the actual and projected effects of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Everyday our Council’s […]

Commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence in London

Commemoration of the 28th Anniversary of Armenia’s Independence in London

The great hall of St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in Cranley Gardens was packed last Saturday night, the 21st of September, for the event to celebrate the 28th Anniversary of the Independence of the modern Republic of Armenia. The event organized by the British Armenian Community Council (ACC) through its Executive Committee was under the auspices […]

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 […]

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East

Prince Charles reveals his heartbreak at the ‘appalling atrocities’ and ‘soul destroying tragedy’ facing Christians persecuted across the Middle East The Prince of Wales visited Armenian Church in London today Charles addressed issues facing Christians in the Middle East  He said Christianity is being ‘grotesquely and barbarously assaulted’ By Sara Malm for MailOnline Published: 16:45, 19 […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan

Remembering the Sumgait Massacre and Gurgen Margaryan   London’s Armenians observed the 26th anniversary of the Sumgait massacre on Sunday, February 23rd. Simultaneously, we remembered the brutal murder of Gurgen Margaryan – an Armenian General who, while attending a NATO language course in Hungary in 2004, was decapitated in his sleep by ‘fellow classmate’ Ramil […]

Mr Stephen Pound MP secures Nagorno-Karabakh Adjournment Debate

Mr Stephen Pound MP secures   Nagorno-Karabakh Adjournment Debate    Following the Armenian National Committee of the UK’s request, Mr Stephen Pound, MP for Ealing North, secured an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on Tuesday 11th of February.   The Debate, entitled “Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan”, allowed Mr Pound to raise his concerns over […]

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 […]

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