Topic: Armenian Diaspora

YEREVAN / CAIRO — Haig Avakian born in 1964, Cairo, is a musicologist, pianist, vocal coach, chorus master, publicist and philologist. He studied at Noubarian Armenian School, Heliopolis, Cairo; in 1983, he received a certificate from[...]

Synergy from the Stress Points of Four Lifelines (Baraka, 2021), the latest in Kardash Onnig’s Baraka Projects, makes the intangible tangible. In the artist’s own words, the sensually-created carvings assembled in this handsome volume[...]

LOS ANGELES — Vahe Berberian’s latest novel, Diary of a Dead Man, is a gripping page-turner packed with uncanny twists and hair-raising turns, which tells the story of Armen, a young Armenian grappling with his suffocating present and[...]

WIESBADEN, Germany — After 30 years’ living and working in Germany, two leading Armenian artists are packing up their canvases and brushes, their books and personal belongings, and will soon board a plane for Yerevan. Nona Gabrielyan[...]

By Avo Piroyan The relationship between the Armenian diaspora and Armenia has overall been disjointed for many years and has not improved in recent years. The charity-based model of diaspora participation does not and cannot guarantee[...]

YEREVAN — “More than half a century passed after these days of deportation and killings, but they left an impression on my then-young mind in an indelible manner. It’s essential to render to history a few of those terrible events[...]

LOS ANGELES — Ara Oshagan was having a busy year and a busy day. It was December 30th, and the year 2022 of our Lord Jesus Christ was just a day away. Oshagan had recently published a book of photography, displaced, about the Armenian[...]

WASHINGTON — Korean characters known as hangul, Arabic abjad from right to left, German, British, Austrian, American and other websites, and endless Instagram and Facebook pages connected with nearly five dozen countries worldwide[...]

President Armen Sarkissian’s resignation dominates almost all headlines in the Armenian news media. One question raised is whether now is the proper time to trigger another crisis. After all, Armenia has been experiencing an extended[...]

By Avo Piroyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator The Armenian diaspora today is a modern phenomenon dating back not much more than 100 years. The first wave of emigration goes back to the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and the second wave[...]