PIERMONT, N.Y. — The executive of the Tekeyan Cultural Association chapter of Greater New York together with the TCA Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group committee organized a spring family gathering at Cornetta’s Seafood Restaurant on the afternoon of Sunday, June 12. It was an opportunity for people to get to know the actors and support staff of the Megerdchian Theatrical Group after their recent performances in Armenia. Tekeyan’s benefactors were also present. They continue to encourage Tekeyan’s extensive activities in New York and New Jersey.
Lernik Hovhannisyan, a deputy of the parliament of the Republic of Mountainous Karabagh (Artsakh) visiting the United States, joined the group. He was accompanied by the Armenian-American activist Antranig Kasparian. Hagop Vartivarian introduced Hovhannisyan, who spoke briefly about conditions in Artsakh after the four days of battles in April of this year. Hovhannisyan spoke highly of the fighting spirit of the Artaskh armed forces, and praised the moral and financial assistance of Armenians abroad.
The newly elected chair of the TCA chapter, Hilda Hartounian, and the chairman of the theatrical committee, Harout Chatmajian, welcomed the guests and spoke of the activities of their respective executives.