This week I was called to a focus group meeting at the Armenian Community Center in Toronto, for the improvement of the Armenian Language curriculum at the ARS School. It was a follow-up to the general meeting we had on March 5. (For that first seminar see my monologue dated March 10 and titled “A… Continue reading Preserving the Armrnian Identity in Diaspora(s)
On October the second, there were widespread local elections in 377 communities in various parts of Armenia, but not much was reported about this election in the diaspora Armenian news outlets, either in print or online. A quick google search surprised me with the good news about a better electoral process without any major falsifications,… Continue reading Local elections in Armenia.
A friend of mine sent me an email that was a documentary about the migration of Armenians from the diaspora to Soviet Armenia in the late nineteen forties. The migration is known as Ներգաղթ. “Nairqaght” (The immigration). For my birthplace, Kessab, a village in Syria, the Nairqaght was like a large-scale out-migration that I witnessed… Continue reading Յուշագրութիւն (Memoir)”Ներգաղթը”. “The immigration”