CHELTENHAM, Penn. — The 50th ordination anniversary of a distinguished clergyman and longtime leader of the Armenian Church was marked with a special tribute in October. Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, the Diocesan Legate and Ecumenical[...]

ARLINGTON, Mass. — The Armenian Cultural Foundation announces the release of Foundation Papers No.10 dedicated to the celebration of 110th anniversary of the birth of Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), one of the 20th century’s great[...]

By Thomas Mutch “Don’t worry if you hear an explosion,” our Armenian guide tells us as we creep along the bombed-out streets of Martuni. “By the time you hear it, it has already missed you. You should only really worry if you hear[...]

VISALIA, Calif. — Every year, Chef/Owner David Vartanian and his staff prepare an extraordinary Thanksgiving Dinner at the Vintage Press Restaurant in Visalia. The Vintage Press ( is one of Central[...]

Since the beginning of the Cold War, Turkey has been the beneficiary of the East-West confrontation. The oft-used phrase that Turkey was a bulwark of democracy against Soviet expansionism is a euphemism for the actual mission that Ankara[...]

NEW YORK ( – Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Davit Yeghoyan pled guilty on November 2 to his role in a coast-to-coast racketeering enterprise referred to as[...]

BOSTON – On October 7, the first North American debate on the controversies surrounding the Elgin/Parthenon Marbles took place at the Athenaeum of Boston. Those controversies concern the 19th century acquisition by the British Museum[...]

By Ann (Gina) Hablanian WATERTOWN – Recently I was informed that my painting titled “The Artist in His Garden” of Sam Barber, a known Cape Cod American Impressionist, was accepted by the newly renovated Dorothy and Charles Mosesian[...]

CHICAGO – “Armenians are an ancient people tracing their roots to 2700 B.C.”: this is how the autobiographical book called Throw it in the Sea by Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, which came out earlier this year, begins. The highly successful[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA — The Promise Armenian Institute is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Armenian Film Foundation (AFF) to collaborate[...]