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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — For the first time in five-years, the Rhode Island Armenian community met at North Burial Ground, Providence, to commemorate the Armenian Genocide, and to venerate those victims who are now canonized as Holy Martyrs.[...]

BOSTON — Members of the Armenian diaspora often face questions about how they will engage with their heritage, if at all. Research has shown that a specific generation (first, second, third etc.) has a huge impact on the attitudes of[...]

By Konstantin Petrossian PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sad news came from Yerevan. Prominent Armenian composer, public figure and pedagogue Levon Chaushyan died suddenly. He was an Honored Art Worker of the Republic of Armenia, endowed with the[...]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — This past August, the Ararat Association of Rhode Island hosted its 33rd annual Armenian Invitation Tournament, which proved to be the most successful in the organization’s history. From its beginning in 1983, the[...]

YEREVAN – An evening devoted to the works of famous composer and conductor Konstantin Petrossian took place at the Komitas Chamber Music Center in Yerevan on September 14. Petrossian is the author of many compositions, including[...]

ԼINCOLN, R.I. — As we pulled up to the well-kept, unassuming 1950s-style ranch, my driver announced: “this is the House that George built.” Getting out of the car, I stared up at the home, which was as well-constructed as one could[...]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A new law sponsored by Rep. Rebecca Kislak and Sen. Gayle L. Goldin will create a permanent commission to promote and continually improve genocide and Holocaust education in schools. The legislation (2021-H 5650A,[...]

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College professor Janice Okoomian was interviewed by Rhode Island’s public radio station, the local National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate, about her reaction to President Joe Biden’s recent affirmation of[...]

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Katherine Kazarian was elected Majority Whip of the Rhode Island State House in January, but she’s no stranger to politics. The 30-year-old Rhode Island native was first elected to the legislative body 8 years[...]

By Sam Read CRANSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — A popular Cranston market and deli is hoping to help a local one-year-old in desperate need of a living kidney donor. Garen Yepremian was born with end-stage chronic renal kidney disease and has been[...]