Genocide EVENTS
Genocide Remembrance Eve 23 April 2017 6.00pm
Khatchatryan concert 13 April 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT – Elections
AYF Youth Games Night 25 March 2017
K Tahta Sunday School
ACC UK is now on YouTube
QC-Kaya
Cultural ACCUK

Be Armenian: An Armenian Themed Mobile App

‘Be Armenian’  – Mobile App :: The ‘Be Armenian’ project began shortly before the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The first collection of wallpapers entitled “Remember and Demand,” were created in commemoration of the genocide. It portrayed the Forget-Me-Not flower, a floral depiction which became the symbol for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian […]

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How the Armenian Genocide Shaped the Holocaust

How the Armenian Genocide Shaped the Holocaust

How the Armenian Genocide Shaped the Holocaust ::   By Stefan Ihrig ::  Nowhere was the debate over what was going on in Turkey to the Armenians more heated than Germany—and the conclusions drawn would change history. One day in the winter of 1941, as he “walked through the streets of the Warsaw Ghetto,” Hermann Wygoda, […]

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Armenian Opera David Bek in London – A Phenomenal Success

Armenian Opera David Bek in London – A Phenomenal Success

    Armenian Opera “David Bek” in London ::  The London Armenian Opera (LAO) achieved what might have been thought to be “unachievable” by producing Tigranian’s opulent masterpiece “Davit Bek” which was performed on the 18th and 19th December 2015 in the Benjamin Britten Concert Hall of the Royal College of Music in London to […]

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JENIA NERSISYAN PERFORMS TUMANIAN’S “DAVID OF SASOUN”

JENIA NERSISYAN PERFORMS TUMANIAN’S “DAVID OF SASOUN”

Jenia Nersisian Performs Tumanian’s “David of Sassoun” Monodrama in One Act :: On the 12th December 2015 at London’s Navasartian Hall, Mrs. Jenia Nersisian, one of the most loved actors in Armenia and the Diaspora, dedicated her theatrical representation of David of Sasoun to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and equally to those […]

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PRIMATE VISITS ARMENIAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL of the U.K.

PRIMATE VISITS ARMENIAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL of the U.K.

  News from the Armenian Community Council of the United Kingdom (ACC UK) HIS GRACE BISHOP HOVAGIM MANUKYAN, PRIMATE OF THE U.K. VISITED THE COUNCIL OF THE ACC UK On Tuesday 15th of December, the Primate of the Armenian Churches of the United Kingdom and Ireland, Bishop Hovagim Manukyan, visited the Armenian Community Council of […]

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Genocide Centenary Remembrance Concert “Together for Armenia”

 “Together for Armenia” Genocide Remembrance Concert at London’s St. John Smith Square Marimba, violin, flute, piano, voice… Armenian soloists accompanied by AGBU London Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Brazilian conductor Gustavo Ubeda delighted London audiences on Saturday on the 7th of November 2015. The concert was organised by AGBU London Chapter dedicated to the […]

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Orphans of the Genocide – Film by Bared Maronian

Ninety Minutes of Naked Truth: London Film Premiere of Orphans of the Genocide On October 31st 2015, Hamazgayin Cultural Society, Armenian Relief Society and the Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemoration Committee UK presented the full length documentary film “Orphans of the Genocide” by Emmy Award winning director Bared Maronian in the packed Navasartian Hall in London. […]

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Special Service at Westminster Abbey in the presence of HRH Prince Charles The Prince of Wales, remembers the lives of the Armenian martyrs of 1915

Special Service at Westminster Abbey in the presence of HRH Prince Charles The Prince of Wales, remembers the lives of the Armenian martyrs of 1915

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, His Excellency Serzh Sargsyan, the President of the Republic of Armenia and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, attended a Special Service to celebrate the lives of the newly-sainted Armenian Martyrs of 1915 at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 28th October 2015.   In […]

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His Holiness Catholicos Aram I speaks about duties of the State of Armenia, the Church and the Diaspora in demanding not just recognition but also reparation for the Genocide

His Holiness Catholicos Aram I speaks about duties of the State of Armenia, the Church and the Diaspora in demanding not just recognition but also reparation for the Genocide

– – In an interview, published on the website Mediamax, His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos and Supreme Partiarch of the Holy See of Cilicia, recalls the importance of having celebrated the centenary of the Armenian Genocide which is not, he said, only a series of events, but “the commemoration of our martyrs.” He also insists […]

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Rare Armenian masterpieces to go on display for the first time at the Bodleian Libraries – University of Oxford

Rare Armenian masterpieces to go on display for the first time at the Bodleian Libraries – University of Oxford

  Rare Armenian masterpieces to go on display for the first time at the Bodleian Libraries -University of Oxford – Part of a Season of Armenian Events –  23 October 2015 to 28 February 2016 Please click the link at the end of this article to see full list = =  A new exhibition at […]

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Robertson and Clooney say European Court of Human Rights ruling a victory for Armenia

Robertson and Clooney say European Court of Human Rights  ruling a victory for Armenia

Robertson and Clooney say European Court of Human Rights  ruling a victory for Armenia == Human rights lawyers Geoffrey Robertson QC and Amal Clooney have issued a statement on today’s European Court of Human Rights Decision in the case of Perincek v Switzerland. The statement reads: We are pleased that the European Court of Human […]

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European Court Confirms the Historical Truth of 1915 Armenian Genocide

European Court Confirms the Historical Truth of 1915 Armenian Genocide

European Court confirms the historical truth of 1915 Armenian Genocide = =  The International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies issued the following statement today after the European Court of Human Rights delivered a judgment in the case of Perinçek v. Switzerland: “The European Court of Human Rights delivered a Grand Chamber judgment in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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”

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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 […]

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