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Telethon 2017 raises $12,505,456 for Artsakh

12 million 505 thousand 456 USD has been raised in donations as a result of the Hayastan AllArmenian Fund’s Telethon 2017. The funds will be used for two major agricultural development projects in Artsakh: the drilling of deepwater wells and ...

Serj Tnakian is planning to create Armenian coffee brand

“Expert”- System Of A Down frontman Serj Tnakian is planning to create an Armenian coffee brand. The artist revealed the plans in an interview with. Asked about the most important thing to him right now, Tankian said: “Today the most import...

Chris Cornell, Constantine Orbelian Receive Grammy Nominations

(Asbarez)- The late singer Christ Cornell and Armenian conductor Constantine Orbelian were among performers nominated for Grammy awards when the roster was announced Tuesday morning on CBS “This Morning.” Cornell was nominated in Best ...
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Aras Publishing in Istanbul aims to reconnect Armenians with their own culture

The Aras Publishing House in Istanbul established by a group of Armenian intellectuals in 1993, has published its first English-language title, Miıgirdic Margosyan’s “Infidel Quarter.” The book is a charming memoir of Margosyan’s experien...

Telethon 2017 raises $12,505,456 for Artsakh

12 million 505 thousand 456 USD has been raised in donations as a result of the Hayastan AllArmenian Fund’s Telethon 2017. The funds will be used for two major agricultural development projects in Artsakh: the drilling of deepwater wells and ...

Polish parliament unanimously adopts resolution marking the 650-year-long presence of Armenians in Poland

The Sejm (Lower House of the parliament) of the Republic of Poland, the lower house of the country’s parliament, adopted on Friday a resolution about the positive contribution of the Armenians throughout the Polish history, as this year marks the ...

Turkey’s Armenian schools struggle to survive

(Hurriyet Daily News)- Minority schools in Turkey, of which there are 24 currently, are struggling to survive. For Turkey’s Armenian community, the meager number of schools for their children is also a problem. With a population of 60,000 and 16 ...
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks to support Children of Armenian Fund Gala

(Armradio)- The Children of Armenian Fund (COAF) will hold its 14th annual star-studded gala on December 16. This year’s event to be held in New York will be supported by a number of celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, ...

Chris Cornell honored with inaugural “Promise” Award from Human Rights Watch

(Armradio).-The Los Angeles Committee of Human Rights Watch presented its inaugural Promise Award to the song The Promise during the Voices for Justice Human Rights Watch Annual Dinner on November 14, 2017. The ...

NY Times: ‘Intent to Destroy’ shows that the Armenian past is not over

 “Intent to Destroy” is a call to remember the Armenian genocide victims, both for their sake and for our own, Ken Jaworowski writes in an article published by The New York Times. Joe Berlinger, the director, uses old footage of ...