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Armenian Genocide commemoration in Edmonton on Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Posted on April 22, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (5)

Dear Armenians and friends,

 

On the occasion of the 101th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, we invite you to join fellow Armenians and supporters to lay flowers at the City Hall Cenotaph in Churchill Square in Edmonton, at 1 pm on Sunday, April 24, 2016. We will gather near Tix on the Square and start a march to the monument. We will also observe a minute of silence to honoure our latest heroes who lost their lives defending ARTSAKH..

Please bring flowres for the c...

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His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian's visit to Edmonton on April 9th, 2016

Posted on March 20, 2016 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (31)

Dear fellow Armenians and friends!

 

We are pleased to inform you that on Saturday, April 9th, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church Canadian Diocese will pay a pastoral visit to Edmonton and will conduct Divine Liturgy with the celebration of Surb Zatik.

 

Following the Service we will gather at the church hall for the celebration of April 7-the day of beauty in Armenia where everybody will enjoy the performance by our A...

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The International Heritage Mother Language Day

Posted on February 16, 2016 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (283)

Dear Armenian school parents, community members and friends,

The Armenian School of Edmonton invites you to take part in the 13th Annual International Mother Language Day in Edmonton!

Students of our school will present Armenian culture, history and language in an exhibit of Armenian artifacts.

The displays will be followed by a cultural program, where "Yes im Anoush Hayastani" by Yeghishe Charents will be recited just after the Mayor's speech.

The International He...

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Armenian School of Edmonton 2016 season

Posted on February 8, 2016 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (2)

Armenian School of Edmonton new 2016 season!

 

Fellow Armenians,

 

The Armenian Cultural and Educational Association of Edmonton & area announces that the Armenian school of Edmonton is starting its new season on Saturday, January 23, 2016.

 

Parents interested in Armenian education may register their children by arriving at 11:30 on the first day of school, or by communicating with us (below).

 

School hours are Saturday...

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Primate, His Grace Abgar Hovakimian's visit to Edmonton on November 20th, 2015

Posted on November 7, 2015 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (273)

Dear Members of the Armenian Community in  Edmonton,

We are pleased to inform you that on Friday, November 20th, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church Canadian Diocese will pay a pastoral visit to Edmonton and will conduct Divine Liturgy and Bless Water with the newly blessed Holy Muron.

At Holy Etchmiadzin on Septe...

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Armenian Independence Day celebration in Edmonton

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (47)

Hello Armenians and friends,

Join Edmonton area Armenians and friends to celebrate our community and Armenian Independence Day at Fort Edmonton Park this Sunday, September 27.

Fort Edmonton Park is a living history museum showcasing life in Edmonton throughout its different eras, through both original and rebuilt historical structures and costumed interpreters.

We will be meeting at the picnic shelter by the old-fashioned park in front of the fire station at 12:00PM.

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INVITATION FOR CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PAINTING CONTEST

Posted on August 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (20)

INVITATION FOR CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PAINTING CONTEST

The Canadian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church proudly announces its 1st Children’s Painting Contest!

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Armenian Genocide stone placed in the Memorial garden, Edmonton

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (85)

On July 19, Unitarian Chaplain Rev. Audrey Brooks hosted the 7th annual genocide memorial. Speakers from various communities gathered to reflect on the horrors inflicted by human beings. Dr.  Sona Grigoryan raised concerns on Turkish denial of the Armenian Genocide. Along with members of the Armenian community, she placed a large stone in the Memorial garden honouring those murdered in the Armenian Holocaust .-  by  Dr. Junaid Jahangir, Edmonton AB

 

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Genocide Memorial Service on July 19, 2015

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (15)

 

Dear fellow Armenians and friends,

 

“Genocide is the responsibility of the entire world.”

― Ann Clwyd, A Matter of Principle

 

On July 19, 2015 a memorial service will remember victims of genocide throughout the world through speakers, song and prayers. The Armenian community is invited to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide and will be placing an inscribed stone in the Memorial Garden at 9916- 154 Street ...

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Summer camp ARARAT is free for Armenians of Alberta

Posted on July 8, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (2)

 

http://www.campararat.ca/camp-ararat-2015/

Camp Ararat 2015

This wonderful camp is free for Armenians in Alberta, you need to pay only the flight fee!!!


The Camp Ararat Family is excited to enter its second decade under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, continuing its mission to provide an environment where Canadian Armenian youth can experience Christian faith and Armenian heritage in a fun, safe and educational setting while develo...

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Summer picnic on June 20th, 2015

Posted on June 16, 2015 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (71)
Dear Armenian community members!

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Ecumenical Prayer in Edmonton dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Posted on May 12, 2015 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (218)

On May 10, 2015, St. Narek Armenian Apostolic Parish of Edmonton in cooperation with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese organized a special commemoration Mass dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
The Service was conducted by Archbishop Richard Smith at Saint Joseph's Basilica, accompanied by His Grace Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church Canadian Diocese, who was visiting Edmonton especially for this com...

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Primate, His Grace Abgar Hovakimian's visit to Edmonton for May 10th special event

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (322)
Dear Armenian community members,
 
We are pleased to announce that we have organized a special  commemoration mass with the ...
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Special Commemoration Mass at St. Joseph's Basilica

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)
Dear Armenian community members,
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