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  • Exhibitions on Armenian Genocide to be Featured at Istanbul Biennial

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    31 Aug 2015 | 1:23 pm
    ISTANBUL (Agos)–This year, there is a different kind of excitement leading up to the Istanbul Biennial, a contemporary art exhibition held every two years and organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. People have worked on the biennial with confidence, and though it won’t be opened till September 5, we can roughly make out what to expect, and we will be seeing lots of surprising projects. Rubbing salt into the wound The 14th Istanbul Biennial will begin with an exhibition titled “Saltwater.” When the tight-lipped curator of the biennial, Carolyn…
  • Thai woman wanted for deadly Bangkok bombing said to be in Turkey

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net
    31 Aug 2015 | 7:49 am
    Police issued an arrest warrant for her, as she was listed as having rented an apartment where bomb-making materials were found.
  • Sad News: Diaspora-Armenian philanthropist Vahakn Hovnanian passes away

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    31 Aug 2015 | 8:53 pm
    Vahakn Hovnanian, a Diaspora-Armenian businessman, public figure and philanthropist, died on Monday in Yerevan after a long ailment, aged 83.
  • Օգոստոսի 31. Երեւանում ցլամարտ է. ցուլերին սպանում են սիրելով (video)

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    31 Aug 2015 | 9:38 am
  • 100 Years Later: On the Road to Exile

    Armenian Weekly
    Aris Nalci
    31 Aug 2015 | 8:20 am
    Special for the Armenian Weekly As we begin Some people look for their stories at their desks, others among the pages of history. For some, history consists of experience and memories, while for others it consists only of measurable figures and numbers found in documents. In this series, I will explain how Armenians were massacred and expelled from their homes, in the language of those who survived and those who were left behind. Empty houses, stone walls, mills that no longer turn, and fountains that have been running alone for 100 years will explain to us how Armenians lived on this land.
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  • Exhibitions on Armenian Genocide to be Featured at Istanbul Biennial

    Contributor
    31 Aug 2015 | 1:23 pm
    ISTANBUL (Agos)–This year, there is a different kind of excitement leading up to the Istanbul Biennial, a contemporary art exhibition held every two years and organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. People have worked on the biennial with confidence, and though it won’t be opened till September 5, we can roughly make out what to expect, and we will be seeing lots of surprising projects. Rubbing salt into the wound The 14th Istanbul Biennial will begin with an exhibition titled “Saltwater.” When the tight-lipped curator of the biennial, Carolyn…
  • Dr. Armen Marsoobian to Speak at Fresno State University

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:54 pm
    Dr. Armen T. Marsoobian “Memory, Memorialization & Bearing Witness: Contested Memories of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey Today” By Dr. Armen T. Marsoobian Dr. Armen T. Marsoobian of Southern Connecticut State University will speak on “Memory, Memorialization & Bearing Witness: Contested Memories of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey Today,” at 7:30PM on Tuesday, September 15, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is part of the Armenian Studies Program Fall 2015 Lecture Series, with the support of the Leon…
  • Genocide Survivor Yevnige Salibian Passes Away

    Asbarez Staff
    31 Aug 2015 | 12:50 pm
    Yevnige Salibian Yevnige Aposhian Salibian, a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, who became an outspoken advocate for truth and justice as recently as April of this year, passed away Sunday. She was 101. Salibian was a resident of Ararat Home in Mission Hills, Calif. With a sharp mind she articulated her family’s story of survival at community events, becoming one of the last remaining survivors of the Armenian Genocide. She was just a baby when the Genocide began, but the she was able to recall things that happened a few years later to her family. Born Jan. 14, 1914, one of five children…
  • Armenian Government Buys 100% of Shares of ArmenFilm Studios

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:48 pm
    The Armenian government will purchase 100% of ArmenFilm’s stock (Source: YouTube) YEREVAN (ARKA)—The Armenian government on Monday approved a decision by the shareholders of ArmenFilm Studio to re-register the company and return its shares to the state. Arman Sahakyan, head of a government department in charge of state property, said an agreement between the Armenian government and Armenia Studios—the owner of ArmenFilm—will be dissolved. The government will pay 345 million dram for 100% of the studio’s shares. The shareholders will yield 5 million drams as payable compensation…
  • Prime Healthcare Donates $1.8 Million of Medical Equipment to Armenia, Artsakh

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Prime Healthcare Management, Inc., has contirbuted almost $4 million to the healthcare needs of Armenia and Artsakh (Source: Armenpress) GLENDALE—Prime Healthcare Management, Inc., a division of Prime Healthcare Services, one of the largest hospital management companies in the United States, has teamed up with the United Armenian Fund (UAF) to deliver $1.8 million of medical equipment to hospitals throughout Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. The donation includes hundreds of items, such as ICU beds, anesthesia machines, surgical tables, surgical microscopes, and a large variety of life-saving…
 
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  • Sad News: Diaspora-Armenian philanthropist Vahakn Hovnanian passes away

    31 Aug 2015 | 8:53 pm
    Vahakn Hovnanian, a Diaspora-Armenian businessman, public figure and philanthropist, died on Monday in Yerevan after a long ailment, aged 83.
  • Back To Street: Activists plan fresh rallies against rate hikes, constitutional amendments

    31 Aug 2015 | 2:49 pm
    After a two-month break the No To Plunder civil initiative again invites people to the street to discuss the developments and consequences of the electricity price rise. No To Plunder calls on all young people to come to Lovers’ Park on September 1, at 4 pm. During the meeting the group is going to make public their further steps and activities.
  • New Season: Constitutional reform process to dominate Armenia’s political autumn

    Naira Hayrumyan
    31 Aug 2015 | 12:46 pm
    A new political season that promises to become a turning point in the sense of changing the form of government has begun in Armenia. A set of constitutional amendments that, among other things, imply Armenia’s transformation from the current semi-presidential form of government to a parliamentary one has been submitted to the National Assembly. President Serzh Sargsyan has already launched a series of consultations with representatives of political parties.
  • Soccer v Politics: Mkhitaryan’s possible trip to Azerbaijan sparks controversy

    31 Aug 2015 | 9:35 am
    A draw in the Europa League soccer competition bringing Germany’s Borussia Dortmund and Azerbaijan’s Gabala clubs in the same group has sparked controversy regarding the possible trip of the Bundesliga side’s Armenian player Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Baku.
  • While We Were Away: Summary of August news

    31 Aug 2015 | 9:26 am
    As small protests against electricity price hikes staged by civil activists fizzled out in early August, the subject of the planned constitutional changes began to dominate the internal political discourse in the country during the last summer month.
 
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  • 100 Years Later: On the Road to Exile

    Aris Nalci
    31 Aug 2015 | 8:20 am
    Special for the Armenian Weekly As we begin Some people look for their stories at their desks, others among the pages of history. For some, history consists of experience and memories, while for others it consists only of measurable figures and numbers found in documents. In this series, I will explain how Armenians were massacred and expelled from their homes, in the language of those who survived and those who were left behind. Empty houses, stone walls, mills that no longer turn, and fountains that have been running alone for 100 years will explain to us how Armenians lived on this land.
  • Turkish Obstacles No Barrier for Karanian

    Tom Vartabedian
    31 Aug 2015 | 7:55 am
    PASADENA, Calif.—You’re three weeks away from your first trip to Historic Armenia, flying to Istanbul aboard a Turkish airliner from Boston, and news bulletins are reporting the upheaval in the country. Any cause for alarm? Not if you’re Matthew Karanian, a published author, and photographer whose book Historic Armenia has won its share of fan approval. Karanian focuses on Western Armenia after 100 years, giving particular notice to Ani, Kars, and the six Armenian Provinces. Matthew Karanian is the man behind the camera. He’s faced a number of obstacles during his various pilgrimages…
  • Studio Z to Exhibit Collection of Original Armenian Art

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    31 Aug 2015 | 7:48 am
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—In an exhibit titled, “Armenian Artists: A Rich Collection of Original Armenian Art,” Studio Z will showcase works from nationally and internationally renowned artists from Sept. 3 to Oct. 3 in Providence. The opening reception will be held from 5-9 p.m. on Thurs., Sept. 17. In an exhibit titled, “Armenian Artists: A Rich Collection of Original Armenian Art,” Studio Z will showcase works from nationally and internationally renowned artists from Sept. 3 to Oct. 3 in Providence. The artists include Kevork Mourad (b. 1970), three generations of Elibekian family…
  • AMA Joins Smithsonian’s 11th Annual ‘Museum Day Live!’

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    31 Aug 2015 | 7:43 am
    Free Admission on Sept. 26 with a Downloadable ‘Museum Day Live!’ Ticket AMA will open its doors free of charge on Sat., Sept. 26, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 11th annual Museum Day Live! WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Museum of America (AMA) will open its doors free of charge on Sat., Sept. 26, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 11th annual Museum Day Live! On this day only, participating museums across the United States emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission everyday, and open their doors for free to…
  • Chicago Commemorates May 28th

    Knarik Meneshian
    28 Aug 2015 | 12:44 pm
    The 97th anniversary of the First Armenian Republic and the victories of May 28, 1918, were commemorated at the Armenian All Saints Apostolic Church and Community Center in Glenview, Ill., on May 31, 2015. During morning church service, the blessing of the Armenian flag ceremony took place with special prayers of thankfulness followed by the singing of “Mer Hayrenik” (Our Fatherland). Members of the Chicago chapters of the Homenetmen, Armenian Youth Federation (AYF), and Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) accompanied ARF member Murad A. Meneshian, godfather of the flag, who carried…
 
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  • Baku Hints At Green Light For Armenian Soccer Star

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    31 Aug 2015 | 5:01 pm
    The authorities in Baku signaled on Monday that they will not deport or arrest Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Armenia’s most famous football player, if he arrives in Azerbaijan to play in his German club’s upcoming match against an Azerbaijani team. Mkhitaryan’s Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany’s strongest sides, and Azerbaijan’s Qabala were last week drawn together in Group C of the UEFA Europa League, a major club soccer tournament. The first of the two games between them is scheduled to be played in Azerbaijan on October 22This news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you…
  • Armenian Energy Subsidy Extended

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    31 Aug 2015 | 5:01 pm
    The government extended its electricity price subsidy to some Armenian small businesses on Monday ahead of new demonstrations planned by the organizers of the recent “Electric Yerevan” protests. The two-week protests forced the government to pledge to keep the tariffs, which were raised by 17 percent in June, unchanged for consumers at least until the results of a special international audit of Armenia’s debt-ridden power distribution networkThis news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you can read balanced Armenian News from Armenia & the Diaspora as reported by…
  • Group Opposed to Constitutional Changes in Armenia Plans Public Actions

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:17 pm
    17:38, August 31, 2015A group of young activists in Armenia opposed to changes to the country’s constitution has told Hetq that it will be convening a summit soon of like-minded political forces and civic organizations to devise a common strategy designed to block the changes. The group, calling itself “You Will Not Pass”, says it has already met with representatives of HAK (Armenian National Congress), the Heritage party and the Founding Parliament. The group says it plans to stage various public actions in Yerevan and the provinces after the summit and will send a letter to Armenian…
  • Hungary: Police Arrest Fifth Suspect in Refugee Truck Deaths Tragedy

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:17 pm
    20:22, August 31, 2015A fifth man suspected of involvement in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria last week has been detained in Hungary, said police Sunday. The Bulgarian national was arrested on Saturday evening and held on suspicion of human trafficking, but police gave no further details about him. On Friday, Hungarian police detained four other suspects, three Bulgarian and one of Afghan nationality. The arrests follow shock headlines across Europe on Thursday when Austrian authorities found an abandoned truck near the Hungarian border packed with badly decomposed…
  • Armenian Parties In Fresh Talks On Constitutional Changes

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    31 Aug 2015 | 12:16 pm
    President Serzh Sarkisian held through his aides on Monday fresh talks with major Armenian political parties on a package of controversial constitutional amendments which he plans to put on a referendum later this year. This news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you can read balanced Armenian News from Armenia & the Diaspora as reported by various news agencies and freelance journalists No related posts.
 
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  • Interview with Noelle Marie (Badeer) Petersen on the Launching of Her New Book

    27 Aug 2015 | 1:31 pm
    The Armenian Evangelical Church in Lebanon has had visionary founders, one of whom is Augustine Bedeer. He was instrumental in founding the CMC hospital (now the headquarters of UAECNE), and the Kchag Summer Campsite (now going through renovation and rebuilding).The granddaughter of Henry Bedeer (brother of Augustine Bedeer) has taken the initiative to assemble her family's story and has turned it into a book on the occasion of the Armenian Genocide Centennial. Her name is Noelle Marie (Badeer) Petersen, whom we met online by happenstance through our Chanitz blog. We requested to have an…
  • Armenian Evangelical Chanitz Youth of Lebanon Marching on the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

    27 Aug 2015 | 1:30 pm
  • Chanasser Publication (Ջանասէր) Nov-Dec 2014 Issue

    27 Aug 2015 | 1:29 pm
    Բովանդակութիւն՝Երբ Հոգեւոր Ենք... Վեր. Յովհ. Կ. ՍվաճեանՄի՛ Վախնաք... Վեր. Յակոբ Ա. ՍարգիսեանՀեղինակաւորը... Վեր. Հրայր ՉոլաքեանԵօթը Առաքինութիւնները... Վեր. Դոկտ. Վահան Յ. ԹութիկեանՀեշտասիրութիւն... Ռ.Ա.Մ.Սեփականատէր՝ Մերձաւոր Արեւելքի Հայ Աւետ. Եկեղեցիներու ՄիութիւնՀրատարակիչ՝ Մ.Ա.Հ.Ա.Ե. Միութեան Հրատարակչական…
  • Gandalf the Gray: Protecting the Fellowship

    17 Aug 2015 | 1:54 pm
    Galdalf battling with the BalrogToday, I was finally able to finish the trilogy, while reading small parts of it every day on my way to work. I had seen the movies in the theaters, but I had always wanted to read the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. I knew that Tolkien was a friend of C.S. Lewis, but what was interesting to find out was the fact that Tolkien was the reason C.S. Lewis came to accept Christ in his life. Awesome!My favorite character in the trilogy of the Lord of the Rings is none other than Gandalf. What grabs my attention is his traits in his character. He…
  • Sign Up to Chanitz Newsletter Through Our Facebook Page

    17 Aug 2015 | 1:53 pm
    Join our 1,663 subscribers...Now you can easily signup to our Chanitz Newsletter through our Facebook pageHere are the steps:1- Visit our Facebook page: Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Chanitz Blog3- Fill the form: Email Address, etc.4- Click the "Subscribe to our list" buttonYou will be receiving an email to confirm your subscriptionHappy Reading :)
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