Egypt

YEREVAN – The official opening of the Nora Ipekian Azadian Armenian Language Classroom took place on June 24 at the Vahan Tekeyan School of Yerevan. Husband Edmond Y. Azadian, son Gerald Papasian, and family friend Marina Arakchyan were[...]

By Dr. Gary Belian DETROIT – Visually rich, emotionally gratifying, the art of Nora Azadian stems from European and Armenian sources. Although French influence is apparent in her art, most of her recent work is emphatically[...]

By Nora Armani “Nora, we lost Nora.” Edmond’s email message was short, crisp, clear, yet characteristically poetic. Nora Ipekian-Azadian, my namesake, my friend, my inspiration, my ex-mother-in-law, and my now-mother, was no more. It[...]

The Girl from Cairo is a memoir covering Peggy Hinaekian’s early life in Cairo, Montreal, Boston and Manhattan, from 1940 to 1960. It is a riveting story of an Armenian girl born and raised in Egypt, her trials and tribulations, her[...]

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (PRNewswire) — Harry Toufayan, founder of Toufayan Bakeries, will be inducted into the Baking Hall of Fame by the American Society of Baking. Toufayan has been widely recognized for taking pita and flatbreads from[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator Cairo — Without a doubt, the Armenians who came to Egypt enriched Egyptian heritage and culture. Parallel to their achievements and appreciated works, many of them, their sons, and their[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia voiced on Monday, September 14, strong support for Egypt’s position in bitter disputes with Turkey over maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean and the conflict in Libya. Making an official visit to[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator CAIRO — Her father and grandfather were born in Egypt. Her great-grandfather fled to Egypt, escaping the Genocide. She is the fourth generation of her Armenian family. Meet Rita Kevorkian,[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN — In the distant 1980s, during one of the faculty English lessons at school, classmate Azatuhi Ulikyan showed us a family photo. “This is my grandfather in Sudan,” she[...]

By Maydaa Nadar Special to the Mirror-Spectator CAIRO – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, countless events are suspended worldwide. However, before the partial lockdown in Egypt, a very important celebration took place. In the presence[...]