LOS ANGELES — The coalition of Armenian community organizations in charge of organizing the Southern California area Armenian Genocide commemorations, the United Armenian Council of Los Angeles (UACLA), the Unified Young Armenians (UYA)[...]

The horror that the Armenians experienced in 1915, under Ottoman rule, did not have a name nor a definition when it happened. We had to await the arrival of a Polish Jewish jurist, Raphael Lemkin, to the US, to define that monumental[...]

LOS ANGELES — In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, the Pogossian/Manouelian family will perform a charity concert on April 23 at 10 p.m. EST ( 7 p.m. PDT) live-streamed on the YouTube, Facebook and Instagram pages of the Dilijan[...]

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian is thrilled to be teaching, singing and performing. She has just released a new CD featuring the music of three composers about King Tigran the Great. The CD, titled “The Other[...]

PARIS (Deutsche Welle/Daily Mail) — A French former cabinet minister and former president of the Parisian Haut-de-Seine administrative district has become one of the first high-profile politicians to die of COVID-19 on Sunday, March 29.[...]

By Ruth Bedevian My maternal grandparents fell in love at an early age in the village of Soorsooree in Kharpert (Ancient Armenia) under Ottoman rule in the 1800s. While picking apples in the orchard one day Mariam saw Mardiros ride by on a[...]

OXFORD, UK — A new initiative to study the Armenian Genocide and its connections to the world today was launched at Pembroke College with a string quartet concert in the Pichette Auditorium on March 9. The Oxford Network of Armenian[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — Prof. Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun, in their latest collaboration, the translation of a manuscript by Bishop Krikor Balakian, The Ruins of Ani: A Journey to Armenia’s Medieval Capital and Its Legacy, are using[...]

By Ruth Bedevian My paternal great-grandmother passed into her eternal rest when I was 8 months old. Anna Najimian is sleeping in Flower Hill Cemetery in North Bergen, NJ. Indeed, she is far from her birthplace of Dikranagerd, the ancient[...]

GLENDALE — Nayiri Nahabedian has been reelected to the Glendale Unified School District’s Board of Education. This will be her fourth term on the Board She is the daughter of Khatchig and Ani Nahabedian. Khatchig Nahabedian is a member[...]

AURORA, Col. – The Multicultural Mosaic Foundation (MMF), a Colorado-based nonprofit organization which derives its inspiration from the Turkish Muslim religious leader Fethullah Gülen, voted to recognize the Armenian Genocide on March[...]