On July 31, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs held a hearing on the future of Turkey after the recent protests in Gezi Park and Taksim Square. The tone of the hearing was mild in stark contrast to Erdogan’s authoritarian crackdown, which was barely mention...Read More →
The Armenian community in Australia is fairly young, but as its numbers grow, so does its activism. Last October, the parliament of New South Wales became the third state in the world to officially recognize the independence of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic. This summer, the Armenian National Commit...Read More →
WASHINGTON—On July 24, Congressional Armenian Caucus co-chairman Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) hosted the screening of the poignant documentary film, “Voyage to Amasia,” before a full-capacity crowd in the U.S. Capitol. A scene from the event “Voyage to Amasia is a moving, heartfelt film that high...Read More →
Since 2003, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has sponsored the competitive Capital Gateway Program (CGP), an initiative to increase Armenian-American presence in local and national politics, and in government and media careers. The intention is to help young Armenian Americans—in ...Read More →
WASHINGTON (A.W.)–Walking through the Great Hall of the Library of Congress (LOC) in Washington, D.C., is a surreal experience. The regal columns, golden walls, and elaborate artwork covering the high-rise ceilings are befitting of a European palace. The details are a sharp contrast to the oth...Read More →
The upcoming centenary of the Armenian Genocide represents an important milestone in the international movement for a truthful, just, and comprehensive resolution of Turkey’s crime against the Armenian nation. ANCA Governmental Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian (L) and Lilly Torosyan.Read More →
RICHMOND, Va.—The 67th annual Richmond Armenian National Committee (ANC) picnic, sponsored by the ARF Gomideh, took place on June 23 at St. James Armenian Apostolic Church to celebrate the chapter’s anniversary with Armenian kebab and a live band. A scene from the picnic Two elected American of...Read More →
El Sistema is a global initiative that aims to transform children’s lives through music. Pianist Anna Mikaelian Meschian has founded the Armenian chapter of the program, called Sistema Armenia. In an interview with the Weekly, Meschian discusses the new project, its objectives, and how others can ...Read More →
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—On April 5, the American Cancer Society hosted its annual 24-hour “Relay for Life” event at Harvard University. Participants formed their own teams, which tried to raise $1,000 for cancer research. Throughout the night, the teams walked on the indoor track, and occasionally en...Read More →
BOSTON, Mass.—On April 25, the Boston University Armenian Students’ Association (ASA) hosted a discussion about what it means to be an Armenian in the diaspora. The panelists were Anita Postaljian, a 2012 Birthright Armenia volunteer; Stephen Kurkjian, a retired Boston Globe editor/reporter; and...Read More →
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