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Soheil Parsa’s New Adaptation Of The Cherry Orchard Wraps Up

Arsinee Khanjian and Cliff Saunders starring in Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard directed by Soheil Parsa. (Photo by John Lauener).   By: Varak Babian Chekhov’s last play, The Cherry Orchard, written in 1903, just one year before his ...

Interview With Visual Artist Matilda Aslizadeh: Exploring Perception Through Mixed Media

                                                            A scene from RESORT Installation, 2016. Matilda Aslizadeh is a visual artist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Throughout her career, she has developed a ...

Exhibition on Irish High Crosses and Armenian Khachkars opens in Dublin

"CatholicIreland.net",- An exhibition exploring the similarities between Irish High Crosses and Armenian Khachkars will run throughout May at Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin. The photographic exhibition was formally launched last week to ...
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Raffi Bedrosyan Tells The Story Of Hidden Armenians In A New Book: “Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey”

  The Armenian Genocide in 1915 caused the destruction of 1.5 million Armenians living in historic Armenia. To escape the fate of their compatriots, many Armenians stayed behind, converting to Islam to save themselves. Today, they are known as ...

Armenian PicsArt hits 130 mln monthly active users worldwide

"Panarmenian" - Armenian app PicsArt, a rival to filtering companies VSCO and Snapseed, recently hit 130 million monthly active users worldwide, roughly a year after it amassed 100 million MAUs. Like VSCO, PicsArt now offers ...

Arsinee Khanjian Takes Lead Role In New Adaptation Of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard”

Arsinée Khanjian and cast help shine a new light on Chekhov's “The Cherry Orchard”.   Armenian Canadian actor Arsinee Khanjian is returning to the Toronto theatre scene with a new leading role in Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry ...

“Letter to Yerevan”: A Famous Armenian Poem Reaches Wider Audience Through English Translation

Co-translators Rupen Janbazian and Tatul Sonentz-Papazian Interview with Translator Rupen Janbazian   On January 11, The Hairenik Press published the first ever English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s long-form poem Letter to Yerevan ...
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‘Armenian Highland’ to reveal the hidden lands of Western Armenia

‘The Armenian Highland,’ a hardcover photo-history book celebrating the Armenian nation, will be published on April 15. Author and photographer Matthew Karanian calls the book unique. “This is an unusual book,” says Karanian. “I have ...

Michael Aram Donates Proceeds from ‘Apricot Tree of Life’ Sales to ANCA-WR

Michael Aram with his “Apricot Tree of Life” sculpture GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region announced that renowned Armenian-American sculptor Michael Aram is generously donating proceeds from sales of his ...

A New Book: Raffi Bedrosyan’s “Trauma And Resilience: Armenians In Turkey”

A new book by Raffi Bedrosyan, published by Gomidas Institute, is now out and available online. The book “Trauma And Resilience: Armenians In Turkey – hidden, not hidden and no longer hidden” has introductions written by lawyer and author ...