Canada

MONTREAL — Canadian-Armenian sculptor, Megerditch Tarakdjian, was born in Aleppo, Syria but left for Canada decades ago to attend medical school. Despite being a self-taught artist, Tarakdjian has acquired great artistic knowledge and[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan The term ‘remnants of the sword’ or ‘kilic artigi’ in Turkish is quite widespread in Turkey. It describes the members of an enemy group that survived the mass killing by Turks and now continue living among the[...]

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[...]

OTTAWA / Toronto – Several Canadian parliamentarians issued statements on February 26 commemorating the 30th anniversary of Armenian pogroms in Baku, as well as massacres of Armenians in the town of Sumgayit in 1988. Considering that[...]

The Central Board of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada has been closely following the dramatic developments concerning the spread of the coronavirus named COVID-19. It is a serious situation warranting[...]

NEW YORK — The United States premiere of Canadian-Armenian auteur Atom Egoyan’s latest film, “Guest of Honour,” was screened at the IFC Center in the West Village and featured a live in-person, question-and-answer session with the[...]

TORONTO (CBS News) — He may not look like a rock star, but for a certain shorter fanbase, Raffi is just that. “I’m the lucky guy whose songs apparently delight children,” he said. He’s been playing children’s music[...]

TORONTO (Horizon Weekly) — Eugenie Papazian Korkorian-Yeranian, a Toronto woman believed to have been one of the last Canadians to have survived the Armenian Genocide, died on January 14, four months shy of her 105th birthday. Eugenie[...]

DILIJAN, Armenia — Just over a year ago, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced the establishment of the Charles Aznavour Scholarship. Aznavour lent his name and his energy to Aurora from the beginning – he was an important part of[...]

OTTAWA — The Office of the Governor General of Canada announced on December 28 that Governor General of Canada Julie Payette this past week made a number of new appointments to the Order of Canada, upon the recommendation of the Advisory[...]