Topic: AGBU

NEW YORK — The 2021 AGBU Fifth Annual Short Film Screenings highlighted a new generation of filmmakers. Each year, the AGBU screens five or six promising shorts.  This year’s films, screened in October at Lincoln Center, showcased[...]

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — About 8,700 miles separate the Uruguayan capital and Boston. However, it seems the Armenian community there can bridge this impressive distance with their warmth. One of the people interviewed for this overview of[...]

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. —  The AGBU Alex and Marie Manoogian School has served the Metro Detroit Armenian community for 49 years, and for all of that time, the AGBU Special Projects group has supported the school through its annual Golf[...]

BERLIN  —  It was supposed to be the war to end all wars. But once it had ended, there was “no peace to end all violence.” On the contrary, even with the establishment of the League of Nations, which was to usher in the new era of[...]

NEW YORK — On February 27, 2021, and for first time in its more than a century-old history, the biennial AGBU General Assembly broke tradition by taking its proceedings entirely online. Given the lingering presence of Covid-19, now in[...]

WATERTOWN — Souren Maserejian of Belmont, Mass. died on February 5, 2021 at the age of 70 after a brief illness. He was born on July 16, 1950 in Aleppo, Syria to the late Yacoub and Siranoush (Nersessian) Mahserejian. He attended[...]

NEW YORK — In response to the Artsakh war, the subsequent media conflict, and the imperative need for incontestable scholarly research and analysis, AGBU is announcing the Artsakh Research Grants. This newly established initiative will[...]

LOS ANGELES – Marie “Maro” Ajemian, a Californian actress and school finance director, passed away on Saturday, December 19, 2020, succumbing to an aggressive cancer. Born in Jerusalem on September 21, 1955, she moved with her family[...]

DETROIT — Great art often emerges from conflict, hardship, or pain. Oksana Mirzoyan has known these perhaps more than most. As a child refugee fleeing Baku in the late 1980s and again in the early 1990s due to the Nagorno-Karabakh[...]

NEW YORK — In support of the rapidly growing need for humanitarian relief in Artsakh, the AGBU Board of Directors, in coordination with the Hayastan All Armenian Fund, jointly announced the #AID4ARTSAKH Matching Gift program, open for[...]