Armenian Genocide: 100 Year Remembrance

by Beth Shepherd
( April 24th, 2015 )

Every year on April 24, thousands of Armenians gather at Tsitsernakaberd, the Armenian genocide monument. But this year is significant in that it marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide of 1915.

Yerevan Genocide Memorial

Completed in 1967, Tsitsernakaberd  is …

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“The” Dress Shop

by Beth Shepherd
( April 9th, 2015 )

There is a dress shop in Yerevan that those of us in the know refer to as “The” Dress Shop. Sharan Crafts Center employs talented local artisans who produce beautiful items for family and home including sweaters, pillows holiday ornaments, Christmas stockings, toys, hair accessories. ...

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Never forget: Commemorating the Armenian Genocide

by Beth Shepherd
( April 24th, 2014 )

Genocide Memorial in Yerevan
April 24 commemorates the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923, where it is estimated that 1.5 million Armenians perished. April 24 was chosen as the starting date for the genocide, because, on …

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