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September 20, 2018
It's them - our great elders, who grant our Homeland to us .

Here comes Tumanyan, and the nation recognizes its Narekatsi in the depth of times. Here comes Saryan, and the nation recalls Roslin and painting. Here comes Viktor Hambardzumyan, and our eyes are gazing high into the sky... It's them - our great elders, who grant our Homeland to us.

HRANT MATEVOSYAN

 

 

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19.09.2018 | 19:03
Diaspora, Armenian Church
A Pastor Recounts: The Memoirs of Fr. Zaven Arzoumanian
Author: Aram Arkun (Armenian Mirror-Spectator) I don’t know whether Armenians write memoirs any more than members of other ethnic groups, but certainly the Armenians of previous generations did[...]
19.09.2018 | 13:40
Diaspora
Renovated cemetery shows Armenians' history in Cairo: Reuters
Renovation work is nearly complete on an Armenian cemetery in Cairo whose graves reflect a 100 years of the community’s history in the Egyptian capital, Reuters says in a fresh article.Workers h[...]
15.09.2018 | 18:00
Diaspora
The Untold Story: The Earthquake that Shook Armenia, The Relief Effort that Changed the World: Part 2
With its epicenter about 55 miles north of Yerevan, the earthquake began at 11:41 in the morning of December 7. The earthquake reached such a force and brought such immediate destruction that many res[...]
15.09.2018 | 15:12
Diaspora, USA
Annie Totah: Woman, Armenian, Warrior
Author: Taleen Babayan When Annie Simonian Totah fights for Armenian Genocide recognition on Capitol Hill, the dispiriting thought of her parents in an orphanage takes centerstage. The daughter of G[...]
15.09.2018 | 13:05
Diaspora
The Untold Story: The Earthquake that Shook Armenia, The Relief Effort that Changed the World: Part 1
John A. Simourian was a legendary athlete at Watertown High School and Harvard College during the mid-1950s and his successes on the football and baseball fields made him one of the most celebrated Ar[...]
14.09.2018 | 15:01
Diaspora
Giorgia Nardin: ‘I Felt A Really Powerful Connection with the Country’
Armenian Mirror-Spectator   More than a quarter century ago, a young American-Armenian woman from Los Angeles visited Venice for the first time. The very first day she arrived in this romantic [...]
13.09.2018 | 12:00
Diaspora, Events
Smithsonian Festival presentation at National Advocacy Conference
The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) announced on Wednesday, September 12 that Smithsonian Director of Special Projects Halle Butvin will make a special presentation on the 2018 Smithsonian F[...]
12.09.2018 | 16:00
Events, Diaspora
William Saroyan exhibition, performance coming to LA Central Library
In celebration of 110th anniversary of Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winner William Saroyan’s birth, the Los Angeles Central Library presents the exhibit “My Name is Aram”, on v[...]
12.09.2018 | 15:02
Diaspora, USA
New book studies how Armenian lobby influences U.S. policy-making
A new book titled "Congress and Diaspora Politics: The Influence of Ethnic and Foreign Lobbying", which studies the impact of lobbying efforts by domestic ethnic groups and foreign governments on U.S.[...]
12.09.2018 | 11:20
Diaspora, USA
Yerevan park inaugurated in Chicago (video)
A park named in honor of the Armenian capital city of Yerevan was officially opened in Chicago, the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois, on Sunday, September 9.   The project was in[...]
07.09.2018 | 16:10
Diaspora
The Long History of Armenians in Poland
Author: Grzegorz Pelczynski (Armenian Mirror-Spectator)   Armenians were settling in the areas of today’s Ukraine, later incorporated into Poland, as early as the 11th century. Durin[...]
07.09.2018 | 14:07
Armenian Genocide, Diaspora, Movie
Program with Filmmaker Bared Maronian Sheds Light on Heroic Story of Armenian Women
A cultural program on Sunday, September 23, titled “Lights, Camera, Stories!,” diverges from the traditional script of many Armenian gatherings. First, it is a collaboration between two or[...]
07.09.2018 | 10:15
Diaspora
PM Pashinyan hands Armenian passports to Arsinée Khanjian and Atom Egoyan
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on September 6 handed Armenian passports to Canadian-Armenian actress Arsinée Khanjian and his husband, film director Atom Egoyan, the PM’s spokesperson Arm[...]
05.09.2018 | 19:02
Diaspora, Events
Armenian Museum of America opening new gallery in November
The Armenian Museum of America in Watertown is updating its space under the leadership of new Executive Director Jennifer Liston Munson. The museum will open its new gallery to pub[...]
05.09.2018 | 11:45
Diaspora, Events
Celebrating 26th Anniversary of Japan-Armenia Diplomatic Relations
The Japan America Society of Southern California, supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles and in collaboration with the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles, will hold a sp[...]
01.09.2018 | 14:02
Diaspora, Events
Interactive William Saroyan House Museum opens in central Fresno
It may look like just another house on the block, but the Fresno home where Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and playwright William Saroyan lived out his final years is now open to the public as an int[...]
31.08.2018 | 20:15
Diaspora, Events
Fresno declares August 31 as William Saroyan Day
The Fresno City Council is honoring the life of Fresno born playwright and author William Saroyan. The City Council issued a proclamation declaring Friday August 31, 2018 as William Sar[...]
31.08.2018 | 15:20
Diaspora, Armenian Church
A Good Time and a Good Cause in Worcester
Armenian Mirror-Spectator   Four Armenian Churches in the Worcester area are coming together for the seventh year in a row to serve a higher purpose: helping Armenian refugees fleeing Syria in [...]
31.08.2018 | 14:15
Diaspora, Events
Armen Keteyian Shares Career Highlights
It’s not every day you get to meet an 11-time Emmy Award winning investigative journalist, and it’s even rarer when that person happens to be Armenian. Armen Keteyian was the featured spea[...]
31.08.2018 | 10:30
Diaspora, USA
Armenian Museum of America updating its space
The Armenian Museum of America in Watertown, Massachusetts, USA, is updating its space under the leadership of new Executive Director Jennifer Liston Munson. The museum will open its new gallery to pu[...]
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