Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 07/14/2015 - 16:40
“It might not be a coincidence that I carry the name Sesede,” she says with a sparkle in her eyes. “It’s such a perfect fit to describe my journey through life. After all, Sesede means ‘raise your voice’ in Turkish.”
The life story of Aram Terziyan told by his granddaughter Sesede
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:45
After Armenia regained independence in 1991, the new state had no diplomatic relations and no political or economic ties with Turkey. The only direct connection between the two countries was by air. The man behind that route was Dikran Altun, a Turkish Armenian businessman. For Altun, who was born in Erzurum, lived in Istanbul and studied at the finest institutions of the Armenian diaspora, it hasn’t always been easy to identify with his heritage. Yet Armenia has always been his source of inspiration.
Turkish businessman and mastermind of the only open gate between Armenia and Turkey
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 11:00
Viro Arnold (born Virab Khatschatrian) is one of Germany’s most popular portrait painters. His work has introduced him to some of the biggest stars of sport, music and TV. His subjects include musicians such as Snoop Dogg and Ice Cube, footballers Mario Gomez and Roberto Hilbert, boxing champs Arthur Abraham and Regina Halmich, as well as renowned German TV presenter Stefan Raab and former President of Germany Johannes Rau.
Submitted by s.khandanyan on Fri, 11/04/2016 - 14:27
Noubar Afeyan, the Co-Founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, presented the concept of "Global Armenians" at the 3 day events dedicated to the 110th Anniversary of the Armenian General Benevolent Union in New York. The presentation was made on October 28, during the panel “Becoming Global Armenians: The Way Forward.” Mr.
Submitted by A.Yeghiazaryan on Fri, 10/28/2016 - 08:54
Historic Opportunity for Armenians to Unite and Together Enable Armenia’s Future
This weekend, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), one of the oldest non-profit organizations in the U.S. and the world’s largest Armenian organization, celebrates its 110th anniversary in New York City. Underscoring this milestone is the extraordinary opportunity to reshape the future of Armenia, and to reflect on how every one of us can contribute toward a stronger Armenia tomorrow.
Abbey Road studios in central London has seen concerts and recordings aplenty since it was immortalized by The Beatles in 1969. But there has never been anything quite like the event that took place in April 2014.
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:45
“I married both the man and the pearls,” says Dalita Alex (née Dalita Vartanian) in her charming, half-joking way. Born in 1949, this warm, vibrant and accomplished woman has lived on several continents, finally settling in Switzerland. There, with her husband John Iskenderian Alex, she helped create a successful pearl cultivation business. She has since authored four books and has also started organizing annual exhibitions of her jewelry.
Owner of Best Pearl, Switzerland: “I’m Armenian with every fiber of my being”
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:40
Arturo Sarukhan is a Washington, DC-based strategic consultant with a 22-year-long diplomatic career in the Mexican Foreign Service. Between 2007 and 2013, Sarukhan served as Mexico’s ambassador to the United States, leading one of the most important embassies in Washington and representing over 100 million residents of Mexico as well as the 35-million strong Mexican-American Diaspora.
Mexico’s former Ambassador to United States: “My ancestors’ experience guides me as a diplomat”
Submitted by global_publisher_JR on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 11:21
"Armenia sings on in our hearts" takes you on a journey through the diversity of the diasporas of Argentina, Brazil, the United States and France as it explores the history of Armenians fleeing the genocide in the early twentieth century in search of a new home. It is a cultural journey that invites us to engage with an ancient civilization through stories, interviews, dance and music.
Submitted by global publisher on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 15:09
By Tigrane Yegavian
Between 2001 and 2007, prominent French lawyer Philippe Kalfayan was the Secretary General of the International Federation for Human Rights. On the UN’s “International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime,” 100 LIVES spoke to Kalfayan about the status quo in the field of human rights and the prevention of crimes against humanity.
Submitted by global publisher on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 16:01
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has designated December 9 as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The UN adopted the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide on December 9, 1948. Today, 100 years after the Armenian Genocide and 67 years after the convention was passed, a full-scale Genocide is underway on territories occupied by ISIS.