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Proceeds from ‘The Promise’ will create human rights institute at UCLA

$20 million of proceeds from the upcoming Armenian Genocide movie “The Promise” will be used to create a new institute within UCLA’s law school, The Los Angeles Daily News reports. The Promise Institute for Human Rights “will put our law ...

Armenian Embassy in Ottawa participates in an event dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Canada

On April 11th, the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia, with the sponsorship of Armenian Relief Society Sevan chapter, took part in the Ottawa Diplomatic Association: Fundraising Food and Beverage Cultural Event, as a part of the Ottawa Welcomes the ...

“The Promise” Premieres in LA

(L to R) Eric Esrailian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, and Cher attend the Hollywood Premiere of ‘The Promise’. The historical drama “The Promise” premiered in Los Angeles April 12 and got another boost from some Armenian-American ...

11 Celebrities Promoting Armenian Genocide-Themed “The Promise” To Open in Theatres April 21

 After surviving a targeted effort by Turkish lobbies to derail its success, the Armenian Genocide film The Promise will open in American theaters next week. And Hollywood celebs are getting the word out. Two months after the film’s Toronto Film ...

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Trump To Recognize Armenian Genocide

U.S. congressmen David Cicilline (L), Ed Royce (C) and Eliot Engel lay flowers at the Armenian Genocide memorial in Yerevan, 24Apr2014. (RFE/RL)- More than 80 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called on U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Palm Sunday Celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and Antelias Cathedral

On April 9, under the presidency of Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of Palm Sunday, which commemorates the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. P Follo...

ARF Supreme Council Releases Statement on Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Supreme Council of Armenia on April 5 released the following statement regarding the 2017 Armenian Parliamentary Elections. **** The April 2 Parliamentary Elections were the first test for the ...

TUMO Camp Offers Teens To See A Modern Armenia That’s On The Cutting Edge Of Art And Technology

As part of TorontoHye Newspaper’s cooperation with TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Yerevan, we had an interview with Camp TUMO coordinator Ani Gharabaghtsyan. Interview by Karin Saghdejian TUMO is considered one of the most advanced ...

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Joly Issues Statement on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly issued on April 3, 2017 the following statement on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month:  “ In 2015, the House of Commons passed an historic motion to recognize the month of ...

Six New Houses Welcome Residents in Arajamough

On April 04, during a visit to Artsakh organized by Tufenkian Foundation, world renowned artists Serj Tankian, Arsinee Khanjian, Atom Egoyan, Eric Nazarian and representatives of the Armenian Disaspora, 6 new houses were opened in Arajamough. The ...