Topic: Knights of Vartan

By Barbara Haroutunian FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — This year the Armenian Heritage Cruise (AHC) took place January 20 to January 27, 2019 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas. The AHC Committee honored the Knights and Daughters of[...]

BILLERICA, Mass. — A little effort going a very long way is being seen in the tiny Armenian village of Arpunq, thanks in part to the financial generosity of the late Ararat Asbed Robert “Bob” Semonian from Ararat Lodge No. 1.[...]

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Instead of “With a Little Help From My Friends”, it was “With a Little Help From My Brothers” as some 30 Knights of Vartan members representing four New England lodges spent the afternoon of January 19 in[...]

By Lucy Joulfayan-Yeghyayan WATERTOWN — The Knights of Vartan Ararat Otyag Number 1 of Boston and the Daughters of Vartan (DOV) Arpie Otyag Number 9 of Boston held their monthly meeting on November 12. A few highlights marked the[...]

WASHINGTON — On Sunday October 28, the Parish Council of St. Mary Armenian Church and Knights and Daughters of Vartan organized a joint farewell reception in honor of outgoing Ambassador of Armenia Grigor Hovhannissian, who left the[...]

YEREVAN — The Knights of Vartan Back to the Homeland third mission trip to Armenia took place September 16-22, during which the Grand Commander, Dr. Gary Zamanigian, along with members in leadership positions met the President of the[...]

DEARBORN, Mich. — The Knights of Vartan’s 100th Annual Grand Convocation and the Daughters of Vartan 78th annual meeting was held July 11 to 14 here at the Edward Hotel with more than 150 Knights and Daughters and their family members[...]

(The following letter was sent by Knights of Vartan Avak Sbarabed Dr. Gary Zamanigian and Avak Tbrabed Deacon Richard Norsigian to Very Rev. Daniel Findikian, Primate, Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, Eastern.) Dear Fr. Daniel:[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Ararat Lodge No. 1 of the Knights of Vartan and Arpie Otyag (Chapter) No. 9 held their annual high school graduation recognition and scholarship award ceremony on June 12 in Talanian Hall at Holy Trinity Armenian[...]

By Taleen Babayan NEW YORK — Two lifelong musical members of the New York community who have contributed greatly to the Armenian heritage and culture — Sahan Arzruni and Kris Kalfayan — were honored for their decades of service in a[...]