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Passing of Mrs. CICEK TUNA

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. CICEK TUNA  (In Istanbul) On behalf of the Executive Board of the Organization of Istanbul Armenians, Board of Trustees and all the committees, we convey our heartfelt condolences To his son Mr. Sahak (Member of  OIA Getronagan School’s Alumni...

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Mekhitaryan Alumni Committee is looking for male and female volunteers to re-activate the group.

Mekhitaryan Alumni Committee is looking for male and female volunteers to re-activate the group. If you are interested, please attend our first meeting on Thursday, September the 27th at 7:00 pm at the OIA Center, Hrant Dink Hall. For inquiries please contact:Herman Yaylaoglu 818-216-8398Edi Sarafoglu 213-280-0004Aram Aginian 818-216-9074

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[AYF] AYF Olympics Schedule

AYF Olympics 2012 August 30-September 3Downtown Boston www.ayfolympics.org Less than two weeks left! Here We Go!  Schedule of Events   Thursday, August 30 Welcome to Boston- Join us as we begin our evening at Legal Harborside for refreshments and great company. More information will be available at the AYF Welcoming...

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FORMATION OF OIA CULTURAL COMMITTEE

On Wednesday, August 8, 2012, the OIA CULTURAL COMMITTEE held their annual election 2012-2013, and the following members were elected to serve on the committee:     Ohannes K. Avedikyan,OMD           Chairman Garbis Sarafian                                        Vice-Chairman Alin Donigian

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FORMATION OF OIA GETRONAGAN SCHOOL’S ALUMNI COMMITTEE

On Tuesday, August 7, 2012, the OIA GETRONAGAN SCHOOL’S ALUMNI COMMITTEE held their annual election 2012-2013, and the following members were elected to serve on the committee:     Avedis Tekolian               Chairman Jirayr Arslan                    Vice-Chairman Hrant Rakijian                

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[NEWS.AM] Bugün Navasard, Eski Ermeni takvimine göre Yýlbaþý

Aðustos 11, 2012 | 11:38  Bugün Navasard,  Eski Ermeni takvimine göre Yýlbaþý. Pagan Ermenistaný’nda yýlbaþý yazýn Navasard ayýnda kutlanmaktaydý. Pehlevice ve Ýrani kökenli bu kelime Nava: yeni ve sard:yýl köklerinden oluþmakta. Bu yeni takvimle Aðustos’un 11’ne denk gelmekte. Navasard’da Ermeni topaðýnýn hasadý, bereketi olgunlaþmakta olduðundan, tarihi Ermenistan’da bunun yýlbaþý olarak...

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[MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN] Blessing of the Grapes

Blessing of the Grapes   In our national and church life great importance is given to the Divine traditions which originate from the Holy Scriptures. They became the best expressions of our national and church image and its uniqueness. Thus, these traditions were evaluated and adopted as sacred services, improving...

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[DR.MED.SARKIS ADAM.] MERYEM ANA YORTUSU (Astvatsadzin) VERAPOÐUM ÜZÜM KUTSAMA BAYRAMI.

   301 tarihinde Hýristiyanlýðý,ilk resmi devlet dini olarak kabul eden Ermeniler ,Hýristiyanlýk önceesi paganizm döneminden gelen ve halk tarafýndan çok benimsenen ve asýrlardan beri kutlanan bayram ve yortularý büyük bir baþarýyla Hýristiyanlýða uyarlayarak tekrar yaþama soktular:Bu bayram ve yortularýn birçoðunu , köklü bir geçmiþi olan Ermeni kilisesi dini bayram olarak...

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