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Armenian Independence Day 24th Anniversary Celebrations

Armenian Independence Day 24th Anniversary Celebrations

Celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia With Specially Invited Guest Artist, Opera Singer Barseg Tumanyan This year’s celebration of the Independence Day in London was crowned by the debut performance of classical singer Barseg Tumanyan at London’s St. Yegishe Armenian Church. The Gala concert was organised by the […]

Armenia’s President, Serzh Sargsyan, Speaks at U.N. General Assembly

Armenia’s President, Serzh Sargsyan, Speaks at U.N. General Assembly

President Sargsyan Addresses the General Assembly of the United Nations On September 29, 2015,  President Serzh Sargsyan took part in the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly where he gave the following address:   Distinguished President Lykketoft, I congratulate you upon election to the honorable post of the President of the United Nations […]

Revival Announced of ‘Mihran Damadian Chapter’ of the ADL (Ramgavar) Party in London

Revival Announced of ‘Mihran Damadian Chapter’ of the ADL (Ramgavar) Party in London

Revival Announced of ‘Mihran Damadian Chapter’ of the ADL (Ramgavar) Party in London :  By a Press Release dated 16th September, 2015, it was announced that the Mihran Damadian Chapter in London, of the ADL (Armenian Democratic Liberal Party – Ramgavar Azadagan) had been revived and a new steering Committee had been elected. The Armenian […]

REPORT FROM THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF THE UK

REPORT FROM THE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF THE UK

  The Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom held its regular meeting for August on the 20th of August 2015 when matters appertaining to the activities of the Council and its sub-committees were reported on and discussed. The meeting discussed various avenues by which the Council could be of service and support to the […]

Syrian Armenian Family Find Refuge in Armenia

Syrian Armenian Family Find Refuge in Armenia

  Seventeen-member family of Syrian-Armenians, the Tovmasian family, who spent months in Turkey after escaping the violent war, have finally found refuge in their historical homeland of Armenia. The Tovmasians had to leave their home in Kobane, Syria, after the family’s father, Hovsep Tovmasian (43), was killed by Islamic State militants outside his home, in […]

Armenian Foreign Minister Visits London to Hold Meetings with U.K. Government Ministers;

Armenian Foreign Minister Visits London to Hold Meetings with U.K. Government Ministers;

    Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian will visit London September 9-10 at the invitation of Philip Hammond MP, United Kingdom Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs. In addition to having meetings with his British counterpart Philip Hammond, Minister Nalbandian will also meet with Minister for Europe David Lidington MP and Secretary of […]

British Ambassador Katherine Leach Leaves Armenia

  Following a posting for the last three years as Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Armenia, Ambassador Katherine Leach left her post to take up to take up other duties.  Please click this link to read her blog page with her memories, entitled “Leaving Armenia with Optimism”

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 Launches YouTube Video Channel

The ACC is now on YouTube! Since 1948 the Armenian Community Council ( ACC UK)  has served the Armenian community in the UK alongside various organisations, and has always sought to showcase and publicise the community’s events and affairs. In the past we published the Hamaink newsletter, and in recent years we founded the accuk.org.uk  […]

2015 “Ari Tun” Program: “The “Ari Tun” Program is simply wonderful. Words can’t describe it”

2015 “Ari Tun” Program: “The “Ari Tun” Program is simply wonderful. Words can’t describe it”

  2015 “Ari Tun” Program: “The “Ari Tun” Program is simply wonderful. Words can’t describe it” The fourth stage of the “Ari Tun” Program is being held with the participation of 153 young Armenians from 10 countries around the world, including Russia, the USA, Syria, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Ukraine, Iraq, the Netherlands and Spain. Levon Tadevosyan is […]

AGBU London: “Living Memory” – Genocide Centenary Commemorative Event

By Hasmik Harutunyan AGBU London: “Living Memory”  – Genocide Centenary Commemorative Event Organisations across the Armenian Diaspora have been commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide this year. AGBU London was no exception: a memorial evening named “Living Memory” was held at the dazzling Great Hall in Chelsea Old Town Hall on Friday 26th of […]

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 […]

GALA DINNER IN HONOUR OF BARONESS COX AND PRESIDENT SAHAKYAN

GALA DINNER IN HONOUR OF BARONESS COX AND PRESIDENT SAHAKYAN

Gala Dinner in Honour of Baroness Cox and President Bako Sahakyan ; On Thursady 9th of July, 2015, a lavish Gala Dinner was held in honour of the Baroness Cox of Queensbury and the President of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic (Artsakh), His Excellency Mr Bako Sahakian. The Dinner was held at the prestigious Goldsmiths Hall […]

President of Artsakh meets with the Armenian Community Council of the UK

President of Artsakh meets with the Armenian Community Council of the UK

President of Artsakh meets with the Armenian Community Council of the UK  ;   On Tuesday evening the 7th of July, 2015, the President of Artsakh, His Excellency Mr Bako Sahakyan accompanied with his Government colleagues, met with the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom (ACC UK) when fruitful discussions were held in relation […]

New Primate Commences Primate’s Duties

  His Grace Bishop Hovakim Manoukian, the new Primate of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and Ireland, arrived on 27th June to assume his new ministry. “With the blessing of His Holiness and the support of the community, I am looking forward to working with our faithful,” said Bishop Hovakim upon his arrival. […]

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) […]

Kirk Kerkorian dies aged 98

Kirk Kerkorian dies aged 98

LOS ANGELES–Armenian-American billionaire and philanthropist Kirk Kerkorian died Monday at his home in Beverly Hills, his business partner said Tuesday. He was 98. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kerkorian’s death was confirmed by Anthony Mandekic, the president and CEO of Kerkorian’s company Tracinda. A casino and entertainment magnate, Kerkorian was also the founder of […]

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 […]

Commemorative Apricot Tree at Ealing Green: Mary Ovakimian speech

On the 23rd of April, 2015, as part of the numerous events taking place in the U.K. to commemorate the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, the London Armenian community gathered at the Commemorative Apricot Tree at Ealing Green in London.  The tree was planted on land provided by the Ealing Borough Council, as a symbolic monument for […]

ԱՆՄԵՂ ՆԱՀԱՏԱԿՆԵՐ

  ԱՆՄԵՂ ՆԱՀԱՏԱԿՆԵՐ Նահատակներ սրբվեցին Բարի հույսը գրկեցին, Երկնքի մեջ ննջեցին Հոգու լույսը տիրեցին: ✿ ✿ ✿ Նահատակնե՛ր անմեղ հույսից Մեղքի հույսով գերվեցին, Ցասում պատժով, դաժան վշտով լռեցին Նենգ թշնամու ճիրաններից Խորհրդավոր անմահություն կնքեցին: ✿ ✿ ✿ Անարդար էր գործը դարի Դաժան ու չար դևերի, Չարագործի՝ մեծ ընտրանի Խմեց արյունը հայերի: ✿ ✿ ✿ Կնքեց […]

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